How to Add Email to iPhone

Charlotte Daniels

iPhone, Tutorials

In this tutorial, we will guide you on how to add an email account to your iPhone. Adding an email account to your device allows you to conveniently access and manage your emails on the go.

Step 1: Open the Settings App

To begin, locate and tap on the Settings app on your iPhone’s home screen. The Settings app is represented by a gray icon with gears.

Step 2: Scroll Down and Tap on “Mail”

Scroll down until you find the Mail option. It is usually located in the fifth section of the Settings menu.

Step 3: Tap on “Accounts”

In the Mail settings, locate and tap on “Accounts”. This is where you can manage all your email accounts added to your iPhone.

Step 4: Tap on “Add Account”

Scroll down to the bottom of the Accounts screen and tap on “Add Account.”

Step 5: Select Your Email Provider

A list of popular email providers will appear. Tap on the appropriate provider for your email account.

If your provider is not listed, select “Other. “

If Your Provider Is Listed:

  • Select your email provider from the list. For example, if you have a Gmail account, select “Google. “

  • You will be redirected to a login page specific to your provider.

    Enter your email address and password, then tap “Next”.

  • Your iPhone will attempt to verify your account details. This may take a few moments. Once the verification process is complete, you can customize your email settings and choose which data to sync with your device.

  • Tap on “Save” to add the account to your iPhone.

If Your Provider Is Not Listed:

If your email provider is not listed, you will need to manually enter your email account details.

  • Select “Other” from the list of providers.

  • Choose between adding an email account using IMAP or POP. If you’re unsure, contact your email provider for assistance in determining the correct option for your account.

  • Enter your email address and password in the respective fields. Provide a description for the account if desired, then tap on “Next. “

  • Enter the incoming and outgoing mail server information provided by your email provider.

    If you’re unsure about this information, contact your provider or refer to their support documentation.


You have successfully added an email account to your iPhone. You can now access and manage all of your emails directly from the Mail app on your device. Repeat these steps to add any additional email accounts you may have.

Adding email accounts to your iPhone provides convenience and ensures that you never miss an important message. Now, you can stay connected and productive wherever you are!

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