How To Setup Email - Gmail with iOS Mail App


Use the Mail app to send, receive, and manage email. Simply add the account you want to use in Mail.

How-to Setup iOS Mail app

To sync your Google @ UA account with your Apple device (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch), we recommend that your device runs iOS 7 or later.

  1. Open the Settings app on your device.
    iOS Home Screen
  2. Select Mail, then select Add Account.
    iOS Settings - Mail - Add Account
  3. Select Google.
    iOS Setting - Mail - Add Account - Google
  4. Enter your UA email address, click Next.
    iOS Settings - Mail - Add Account - Enter UA Email address
  5. At the Google Apps @ UA screen enter your UA username and password, then click Sign in.
    ios Settings - Mail - Add Account - UA Login
  6. Select which iOS apps you want to configure with your Google @ UA account. We recommend Mail, Contacts, and Calendars. Click Save.
    ios Settings - Mail - Add Account - App Selection
  7. Wait while the iOS device adds the account.
    ios Settings - Mail - Add Account - Adding account
  8. Click the Home button to return to the iOS main screen.
  9. Open the Mail app.
    ios Initial Sync
  10. You can begin to use the while it syncs mail in the background.


Known Issues

  • Is creating new labels supported?
    Google does not currently support creating new folders (labels) from within Apple Mail. The current workaround is to create, rename, or delete labels from the Gmail web interface.


Need additional help or have issues

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