This guide will show you how to link your existing email to the default app on your smartphone or tablet.
what do I need to follow this guide?
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a mobile device or tablet connected to the internet. an email address.
default email apps on apple and android devices
Did you know you can link your email to the pre-installed email app on your device? is one of the easiest ways to access your email inbox, without having to log in through your web browser. it’s a secure connection through your personal device, giving you quick access to your emails, notifying you when you receive new email, and automatically syncing with your digital calendar. To connect your email inbox to the preloaded email app, you’ll need to follow these steps.
for apple devices
- click settings
- select the ‘mail, contacts, calendar’ option
- under the ‘accounts’ option click ‘add account’
- here you will be given some provider options, such as gmail, yahoo, exchange, etc. these are used to set up your email. select your email account provider, or if you have another provider, select ‘other’.
- You will need to enter your email address and password.
Your email inbox is now connected to the mail app on your device. To view your inbox, just click on the mail app and your inbox will appear. follow the steps above to add multiple email accounts.
for android devices
- click settings
- scroll down to the ‘accounts’ option and click ‘add account’
- select the type of account you want to create. For the purposes of this tutorial, select “email” or, if you have a gmail account, select “gmail”. Corporate – Used for work email accounts, typically running on an exchange server. email: used for personal email accounts like outlook, yahoo, mail.com, etc. google: this option is specific to gmail accounts
- enter your full email address and password and click ‘next’
- the next step asks you to set up your inbox email input. you can leave the settings as they are or you can change the options according to your needs. click ‘next’ once you’re happy with your settings.
- for people with more than one email address, you can give your email inbox a nickname to easily identify which email account is.
Your account has now been activated and is ready to use via the android email app. follow the steps above to add multiple email accounts.
other things to think about
Remember to always keep a passcode on your devices for added security. If your device is lost or stolen, you can log out of your device by logging into your email account through a web browser and logging out of all third-party devices.
Connecting your email to the app on your devices allows you to access your emails quickly and easily. It’s a great way to use the preloaded email app on your apple or android device.