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Set up your email account automatically

If you use an email provider like iCloud, Google, or Yahoo Mail, you can automatically set up your email account with just your email address and password. Here’s how:

  1. Go to Settings > Mail, then tap Accounts.
  1. Tap Add Account, then click Exchange.
  1. Enter your email address, then enter Mail Description.
  1. Tap Next and wait for Mail to verify your account.
  2. Choose the information from your email account, like Contacts or Calendars.
  3. Tap Save.

Set up your email account manually

If you need to set up your email account manually, make sure that you know the email settings for your account. If you don’t know them, you can look them up or contact your email provider. Then follow these steps:

  1. Go to Settings > Mail, then tap Accounts.
  2. Tap Other, then tap Add Mail Account.
  3. Enter your name, email address, password, and a description for your account.
  4. Tap Next. Mail will try to find the email settings and finish your account setup. If Mail finds your email settings, tap Done to complete your account setup.

Add an email account to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch – Apple Support

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