How to Add E-mail Accounts to your iPhone

Are you needing to get to some important e-mails on your mobile device, but it takes forever to log-in when using a search browser. Are you looking for convenience when getting your mail online? Then, you should consider adding e-mail accounts to your iPhone mail. Easily, you can make this happen with a few steps to help you on the way.

Getting Set-Up

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To connect with a new e-mail account, click the “Settings” button on the main screen of your iPhone. Whenever you are making a functional change on your phone, go to this icon that looks like the gear of a clock.

Mail Option

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Next, scroll down and find the “Mail” icon, which looks like a white envelope you put in the mailbox. This option will bring you to a new screen for adding your e-mail account to your iPhone.

Clicking Accounts

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Find the “Accounts” button next at the top of the next screen that comes up. If you have accounts already connected, you will see the e-mail sites used (ex. Yahoo!, Google, etc.).

Adding a New Account

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Now, you will be able to see all the accounts you currently are connected to on a new screen. You will also see what you have allowed with each account. For example, you may have allowed Contacts, Calendars, Mail, etc. To continue on, click the “Add Account” section for you to connect with the e-mail of your choice.

Picking your E-Mail

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Choose the e-mail site you use. Some of the options include iCloud, Exchange, Google, Yahoo, Aol, and Outlook. If you do not see the site you use, you can click the “Other” option that you will have to navigate manually, so the e-mail will sync to your iPhone.

Username & Password

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Once you have picked the appropriate e-mail site, you will now need to add your correct username and password. If you have forgotten either of these important elements, you can click the “Forgot E-Mail” or “Forgot Password” link. This will help you regain your precious information.

Saving Information

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Lastly, you will be able to pick what information you want to add to your iPhone. Your options are Mail, Contacts, Calendars, and Notes. Any information that you use on your normal computer will be added to your mobile device every time you need it on your iPhone. If you don’t want one of these options to sync to your iPhone, just click the button to the right, so it doesn’t glow green anymore.

Adding an e-mail account to your iPhone is really helpful when you are on the go. By using these steps, you will be able to connect e-mail to your iPhone in seconds.

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