Add my email to Mail on iPhone or iPad

Over 36 percent of global mobile users rely on Apples’ iPhones to stay connected.

Setting up emails on iPhone or iPad helps users send and receive emails anywhere right on their mobile, enabling them to work more effectively, get more jobs done, and never miss important emails.

It’s convenient and saves users the stress of logging online repeatedly to access their email accounts. 

This article quickly guides you on setting up emails on iPhone or iPad, but first, let’s look at the few things you could do with your iPhone Mail app.

5 Things You Could Do With Your iPhone Email

You could do many creative things with your iPhone and iPad; let’s take a quick look at them:

  • On your inbox, tap and hold the Compose button in the bottom right to see all your drafts.
  • Set an alert for an important email thread to receive a notification when a message enters.
  • Double-tap in the body of an email when composing a message and tap the right arrow twice to insert a drawing.
  • Use Siri (voice command) to find email fasters or set up a reminder to finish an email draft later.
  • Add multiple email accounts to the device and manage them from one place.

Adding Email to Mail on iPhone or iPad

Now follow these steps to add your email to your iPhone or iPad.

Open the phone and go to Settings and tap Mail > Accounts (or Mail > Passwords & Accounts, depending on your iOS version)

Add my email to Mail on iPhone or iPad

Tap Add Account to add your new email account to the phone.

Add my email to Mail on iPhone or iPad

Select the account type on the next screen and follow the intuitive on-screen instructions to get Apple Mail to set up the email account automatically. 

If you’re adding a Google Workspace email account, first, enable IMAP or POP settings for the account and create the Workspace account if you don’t have it set up already. This guide makes it intuitive.

But if you’re adding your hosting Workspace account (domain-based email account), select Other as the account type.

Add my email to Mail on iPhone or iPad

On the next screen, tap Add Mail Account to begin adding your account details.

Add my email to Mail on iPhone or iPad

Now type your account details and tap Next to configure the server settings.

Add my email to Mail on iPhone or iPad

Tap IMAP to enable your email messages accessible from other devices instead of just your iPhone or iPad. POP downloads your emails to your device, deleting the server’s copy, making the message accessible only on that device.

So, we strongly recommend using IMAP to set up emails. But if you’ve any specific reason for using POP3, following the steps here could help get it done; otherwise, continue with the steps below.

Open your web browser and Log in to your Spanel account—an all-in-one Scalahosting’s control panel.

Add my email to Mail on iPhone or iPad

Locate the EMAIL section on the dashboard and click Email Account to access your active email accounts.

Add my email to Mail on iPhone or iPad

Scroll to the email account you intend to add to your set up iPhone or iPad, click the blue-Action button, then Connect device.

Add my email to Mail on iPhone or iPad

You’ll see a pop-up containing your incoming and outgoing server settings. 

Switch back to your iPhone or iPad, and use the server settings from your Spanel to configure your incoming and outgoing (SMTP) server settings.

For the Incoming Server Mail settings:

  • Enter your Incoming Server address in the Host Name field.
  • Type your email username (that’s the first part of the email address without the @) and the password.

Tap Next to configure the Outgoing Mail Server.

Add my email to Mail on iPhone or iPad

For the Outgoing Server Settings:

  • Enter the Outgoing Server address in the Host Name field.
  • Type the email username and password.

Tap Next to verify the settings, then save the setup. If the settings the device will prompt you to edit them.

Wrapping It Up

This article makes setting up email on the iPhone Mail app very easy; just follow the outlined steps to get started and contact support if you need assistance.

You could use Scalahosting’s dedicated email hosting to host your emails for maximum security, deliverability, and performance.



Working in the web hosting industry for over 13 years, Rado has inevitably got some insight into the industry. A digital marketer by education, Rado is always putting himself in the client's shoes, trying to see what's best for THEM first. A man of the fine detail, you can often find him spending 10+ minutes wondering over a missing comma or slightly skewed design.

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