How to set up Gmail on an iPhone (with pictures)

How to set up Gmail on an iPhone (with pictures)
How to set up Gmail on an iPhone (with pictures)
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If you have a Gmail account, you can access it on your iPhone using Apple's Mail service or the Gmail or Inbox apps, which are official Google apps.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: Add an account to Apple's Mail app

Set Up Gmail on an iPhone Step 1

Step 1. Open settings

Tap the gray cog icon (⚙️). Usually it is on the home screen.

Set Up Gmail on an iPhone Step 2

Step 2. Tap Mail

This option is in a section with other Apple applications, such as Calendar and Notes.

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Step 3. Select Accounts

This is the first part in the menu.

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Step 4. Tap Add Account

You will find this option at the bottom of the section Accounts.

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Step 5. Select Google

You will see the option in the middle of the list.

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Step 6. Enter your address

Type your Gmail address in the field provided.

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Step 7. Tap Next

It's the blue button on the screen.

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Step 8. Type your password

Enter it in the indicated field.

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Step 9. Tap Next

It's the blue button on the screen.

If you've enabled Google two-step verification, enter the verification code you received via text message or with the Authenticator app

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Step 10. Activate the account

Slide the button in front of the option Mail to the right to activate it. It will turn green.

Choose the other Gmail data you want to sync with your iPhone by sliding the button in front of each option to the activated position (it should turn green)

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Step 11. Press Save

It's at the top right of the screen. You can now send and receive emails with your Gmail account through the Mail app on your iPhone.

Method 2 of 2: Use the Gmail or Inbox app

Set Up Gmail on an iPhone Step 12

Step 1. Open the App Store

Tap the white A icon in a white circle on a blue background.

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Step 2. Search for Gmail

Press on To research at the bottom of the screen and start typing "gmail" in the search box that appears. As you type, suggested applications will appear on the screen below the search bar.

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Step 3. Choose an application

Gmail and Inbox by Gmail are official Google applications that allow you to send and receive messages with your Gmail account on your iPhone.

The main difference is that the Inbox app also allows you to use accounts other than Gmail

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Step 4. Tap Get

The option will appear to the right of the application.

When the button displays the word "Install," tap it again. The app icon will be added to your home screen

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Step 5. Tap Open

This word will be displayed in the same place as the “Get” and “Install” options.

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Step 6. Tap Allow

This will allow the app to send you notifications when you receive emails.

  • If you are using Inbox and not the Gmail app, you will need to identify yourself before activating notifications.
  • You can change these settings by opening your iPhone settings and selecting Notifications, then Gmail Where Inbox.
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Step 7. Tap Login

This button is located at the bottom of the screen.

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Step 8. Activate your Gmail account

If you see it in the list of accounts, drag the button to the activated position (it will turn blue).

  • If you don't see your account, tap Add an account at the bottom of the list. Enter your Gmail address, tap Following, enter your password and press Following.
  • If you've enabled Google two-step verification, enter the verification code you received via SMS or with Authenticator.
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Step 9. Tap Done

The option is located at the top left of the screen. Your Gmail account is now registered in one of the official Google applications on your iPhone.

  • To add or edit Gmail accounts, tap the icon at the top left of the Inbox app, tap the down arrow to the right of your Gmail address and press ⚙️ Manage accounts.

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