Apple® iPhone® - Add a Personal Email Account

Note Notes:

  • The steps below apply to the following models:
    • iPhone 11 / 11 Pro / 11 Pro Max
    • iPhone X / XS / XS Max / XR 
    • iPhone 8 / 8 Plus
    • iPhone 7 / 7 Plus
    • iPhone SE
    • iPhone 6 / 6 Plus / 6s / 6s Plus
    • iPhone 5s
  • For other models, click the applicable link for instructions:
  • Locate common email server addresses (POP3 / IMAP / SMTP).


  1. From the Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon Passwords & Accounts.
    Note If unavailable, navigate: SettingsAccounts & Passwords.
  2. Tap Add Account.
  3. Select the account type (e.g., iCloud, Google, Yahoo, Other, etc.).
    Note If selecting iCloud, refer to Add an iCloud Email Account.
    Note If selecting Other, refer to Manually Add a Personal (POP/IMAP) Account.
  4. Enter the account info (e.g., Name, Email, Password, etc.) then, if applicable, tap Next.
    Note Depending on the account type the options may vary.
  5. Configure the sync options (e.g., Mail, Contacts, etc.) as desired.
    Note Tap the switch to turn on Switch On or off Switch Off.
  6. Tap Save (upper-right).


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