How to add your email to an iPhone: Easy guide for adding your email

In case you don’t want to access your email account through a browser every time you need to check your email, you might much rather want to use Apple’s Mail app instead. Most email services require only your email address and password to be added to the Mail app. With some other email providers, you may need some additional information to use them with the Mail app.

Follow these instructions to add your email account on your iPhone, regardless of the email you are using. We’ll also tell you how to add more than one email on your Apple smartphone. Although there are additional apps for other email service providers, such as the Gmail app, we’ll focus on Apple’s Mail app in this guide.

How to add your email account to an iPhone with email address and password

This method works for the most common email service providers. These include iCloud, Microsoft Exchange, Gmail, Yahoo, AOL and Outlook. All you need is your email address and password.

  1. Start by opening the Settings of your iPhone and select “Mail”.
  2. Press “Accounts” and “Add Account”.
  3. This opens a view with the most common email providers as well as the option “Other”. Select your email service provider from the list.
  4. Insert your email address and password into the designated fields.
  5. How the rest of logging in happens will depend on the email service you are using. Finish logging into your email account and you’re done!

You’ve now set up your email account. You can use these steps to add additional email accounts on your iPhone as well.

How to add other email accounts to your iPhone

With some other email services, you may have to add some additional information. Here’s how the process works.

  1. Open the Settings of your iPhone and select “Mail”.
  2. Press “Accounts” and “Add Account”.
  3. In the next view, select the “Other” -option at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Next, you may have to add some additional details about your email account. Contact your email provider in case you don’t know these details.
  5. Select either “IMAP” or “POP” depending on your email account and fill the required information in the two sections titled “Incoming Mail Server” and “Outgoing Mail Server”.
  6. Press “Next” once you have inserted all the required information and you’re done!

Summary: How to add email to iPhone?

Now you know how to set up your email account with the iPhone’s Mail app. You can always use other email apps as well, but using Apple’s own Mail app is a reliable and easy way to manage your emails. You also don’t have to download additional third-party applications for your email when you decide to use the Mail app. 

If your email service provider is not one of the most common ones supported by the Mail app, be in contact with your email provider for the correct information to enter when adding your email account in the Mail app.