Set up email on Apple devices

Find out how to get Apple’s Mail app working in just five steps.

Set up email on Apple devices

Just follow these five steps to have your email easily accessible from your iPhone or iPad, you can even set up multiple accounts.

  1. From your home page, tap ‘Settings’.
  2. From here, scroll down to and then tap ‘Mail, Contacts Calendars’.
  3. Tap ‘Add Account’.
  4. Select your email provider from the list and enter your details and then tap ‘Save’.
    If your email provider is not on the default list then select ‘Other’. From here, select ‘Add Mail Account’ and then enter in your details. The next screen will probably ask for information which you don’t have access to, but you can usually find it by Google searching: ‘[insert name of your email provider] email settings iPhone’.  Alternatively, you can contact your email provider and ask them for this information.
  5. You’re done! From here you’ll be able to change some settings and choose how frequently your device will check for (fetch) new mail. 


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    14th Sep 2014
    Thank you for that info Ryan. I have kept the info and now all I have to do is buy an ipad ;).
    Will be doing so when the next model comes out. I understand there may be one in October??
    15th Sep 2014
    You're welcome, Radish.
    You understand correctly. Although it's only a rumour at this point, it seems very likely!
    3rd Oct 2014
    Having big problem with gmail on iPad. The DELETE icon is right next to REPLY. If you accidentally delete an email, it seems to disappear without a trace in TRASH or DELETED ITEMS.

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