How to set up mail, contacts, and calendars on iPhone and iPad

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How to set up mail, contacts, and calendars on iPhone and iPad

With new technology, comes new cell phones, which brings new features. iPhone and iPad too have various features that make life easy and simple. Some of these features are mail, contacts, and calendar.

Unlike the old ”Mail, Contacts, & Calendars” section of Settings, things have become simple now where you have just one place where you can set up mail, contact and calendar account.

Whether you use iCloud, Gmail, or another email, calendar, or contact service, it’s pretty easy to set up mail these days on your iPhone or iPad.

How to Set up an Email on iPhone and iPad?

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Email Services are of Two Types:

Free services like Google’s Gmail, iCloud, YahooMail, Mail, etc.

A corporate email which the companies or service providers give to their employees.

Free Service:

For free services, all you require is your correct username and password and you are good to go. The phone will automatically without much trouble sync everything and fill up all necessary fields with known settings. In other words, it’s a kind of automatic setup.

The step to step guide for the same is as given below:

Step1: Go to the settings, from your home screen.

Step2: In the setting screen, scroll down and tap to select mail from the options provided.

Step3: Tap on the accounts to continue and then click on the Add Account tab.

Step4: A list of email providers will be displayed on your screen, select the email provider/ email account which you wish to add.

( If the provider that you wish to add is not listed, tap the other option and select the add mail account. Follow the instructions mentioned not he screen and continue to add your email id).

Step5: If you have a Google account, enter your email address and then select next.

Step6: when promoted enter your password and click on the continue option.

Step7: Wait for the mail to verify your account.

Step8: Select the contents that you wish to sync from your email id (optional).

Step9: Tap the save option to complete the process.

Step10: Your email account has been synced and added to your iPad or iPhone and now enjoy the inflow if emails to your device.

Corporate Accounts:

For corporate email accounts, you will have to set up mail account manually i.e you will have to enter the incoming and outgoing server settings and their respective port numbers.

The same process will also happen if one is using the email account provided by your service provider, or if you are using an account who is associated with any domain name. Such accounts always come with server setting too.

The step to step guide for the same is as given below:

Step1: Go to settings from your home screen.

Step2: In the setting screen, scroll down and tap to select mail from the options provided.

Step3: Tap on the accounts to continue and then click on the Add Account tab.

Step4: Fill in all the required information like your email address, password along with the server settings.

Step5: Click on next and set the sync option according to your preferences.

Step 6: Tap save and complete the process.

Having finally added the email to your iPhone or iPad there are some things that will help you.

You can select any email id as your default.

If the corporate server requires some security administration, you will be prompted to do so.

How to Set up Your Exchange Email?

Exchange email

Normally the company communication requires an exchange email setting it up is also fairly easy. The IT them of the company helps in setting the account on the computer, but you can also add the exchange account on your iPhone or iPad.

The step to step guide for the same is as given below:

Step1: Go to settings from your home screen.

Step2: In the setting screen, scroll down and tap to select mail from the options provided.

Step3: Tap on the accounts to continue and then click on the Add Account tab.

Step4: Select exchange from the given options (email providers)

Step5: Fill in all the required information like your email address, password along with the server settings.

Step6: Click on next and set the sync option according to your preferences.

Step7: Tap save and complete the process.

Well, this is how you set up mail on iPhones and ipads. Well, this is the main task set up the contacts mainly requires syncing data to the device.

Step by Step Guide to Setup Contacts on iPhone and iPad:

Similar to set up mail, Setting up your Contacts on your device is easier said than done.  Through this process, you sync your online account which has all your contacts to your device for easy download and usage.

Copying each contact manually can be a very tough and time-consuming task thus an easier way is to sync contacts.

The step by step guide for the same is as given below:

Step1: From your home screen go to the settings app.

Step2: Tap on the contacts tab in settings.

Step3: Click on Accounts and further on the Add account tab under contacts.

Step4: Tap on the service provider where your email id is.

Step5: Fill your email id and password and sign in.

Step6: Tap yes and allow the device to access your information.

Step7: Choose the information you wish to access, like contacts and tap the switch for the same.  along with the contacts.

Step8: If you already have online contacts, the device will ask for your choice to either keep them or delete. Tap on the option that you want.

Step9: Tap Save in the upper right corner.

Tap sav

Your contacts have been set up and synced to your iPhone and iPad in just a matter of seconds. Enjoy full contact information I’m on your device without the worry to loos any contact.

How to Setup Calendars on iPhone and iPad?

With the latest technology, we hardly remember anything. Meetings, appointments etc are all in your online schedule and calendar. This will only happen if you have your calendar synced to your device.

The step to step guide for the same is as given below:

Step1: From your home screen, go to the settings tab.

Step2: Tap on the calendar tab in settings.

Step3: Click on Accounts and further on the Add account tab under contacts.

Step4: Tap on the service provider where your email id is.

Step5: Filk in your email id and password and sign in.

Step6: Tap yes and allow the device to access your information.

Step7: Choose the information you wish to access, like calendar and tap the switch for the same.  along with the contacts.

Step8: if you already have online contacts, the device will ask for your choice to either keep them or delete. Tap on the option that you want.

Step9: Tap Save in the upper right corner.

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Enjoy reminders to meetings, daily routines, and much other cool stuff by syncing your calendar to your iPhone and iPad.

We hope this article helps you in your endeavors of iPhone and iPad, Try the given guide to work easily on your iPhone or iPad. If you have any more doubts about the iPhone/ iPad feel free to write to us.

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