How to Set Up Email on iPhone

You can send and receive emails using the pre-installed email application on all iOS-powered Apple devices, including iPhones. Before setting up your email on your iPhone, make sure you have the password to log in.

Adding a new account to the Mail application

  1. Navigate to your iOS device’s settings by tapping on the Settings Icon.

    Settings App on the iPhone
    Tap Settings.
  1. Scroll down and tap Mail.

    Mail Settings in the Settings App
    Tap Mail.
  1. Tap Accounts.

    Accounts Settings Where a New Email Account Can be Created
    Tap Accounts.
  2. To add your email account to your iPhone, tap the Add Account button.

    Option to Add a New Email in the iPhone
    Tap Add Account.
  1. Choose the email service provider. For this article, I’ll be adding my Gmail account.

    Setting Up a New Google Account on iPhone
    Tap Google.
  2. A pop-up will notify you that the Settings app wants to sign in using Google.com. Tap Continue.

    Signing Into Gmail on the iPhone
    Tap Continue.
  3. A new window will open where you can see a list of your Google accounts. Tap the account you want to set up on your iPhone.

    Gmail Account Selection Screen on the iPhone
    Tap the account you want to add to your device.
  4. You’ll be redirected to a new window where you can choose to sync mail, contacts, calendars, and notes on your iPhone to your Google account. Tap Save.

    Saving New Email Settings on the iPhone
    Tap Save.
  5. You’ll now be able to see your new account in the Accounts settings and your iPhone’s Mail app.
    New Gmail Account Set Up on the iPhone
    Your newly-added account.

     

Accessing Your Email Using the Mail App

Viewing your newly added email account is easy. Simply launch the Mail app, which is found on the home screen by default.

Viewing Email Using the Mail App on the iPhone
Tap the Mail app to view your email.

Under Mailboxes, you will find the email account you just added.

The Mail App on the iPhone
View your emails in the Mail app.

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