Add multiple mail accounts to Gmail for iOS

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Setting up multiple mail accounts with the Gmail app is an easy process. You can add two or more email accounts to your Gmail and manage your Inbox.

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Setting up multiple mail accounts with the Gmail app on iOS

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    From your phone screen, tap the Gmail app
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    icon
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    Touch the "Menu"
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    button
    .
    It is located on the top left of your screen.
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    Look for the arrow key
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    and tap it to collapse the menu
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    It is located on the top of the screen.
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    Tap the "Plus"
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    sign to add an account.
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    Enter your email address and password.
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    Your device will verify the information, and once verified, your new mail account will be added to your Gmail app.
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    To check, you can click the "Menu" button.
    Tap the "arrow" key and it will show your mail accounts in your Gmail app. You can still add another mail account if you wish.
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    You can also adjust the "Notification" setting of your Gmail app.
    Just click the "Settings"
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    icon. It is located on the upper right corner of your screen.
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    Just check the options you want for your "Notification".
    Check "Primary Only" if you want to receive notifications from your primary account only. Check "All New Mail" if you want to be notified if you receive new mail from all your Gmail accounts. Check "None" if you decide not to receive any notifications.
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Setting up multiple mail accounts to Mail app on iOS

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    Go to the "Settings" menu.
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    Tap the "Mail, Contacts, Calendars" menu.
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    Click "Add Account".
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    Touch "Gmail".
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    Enter your information, like name, your Gmail address and password, and the description.
    You can put Gmail or My Gmail on the description, or anything you want to describe your account.
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    Your device will verify the information, and once it is verified, just click "Save" and your Gmail account will be added.
    You'll be redirected to the "Mail, Contacts, Calendar" menu and you'll see your Gmail account has already been set up.
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    To add another Gmail account, just repeat the same process.
    Tap "Gmail", then tap "Add account", enter your email information and description, and then click "Next". Your device will verify the information, and once verified, tap "Save".
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    Your second Gmail is already added in the list.
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    If you have more Gmail accounts to add, just follow the above procedures.
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    When you check your "Mailbox", you'll see your two Gmail accounts under "Accounts".
    If you want to read the messages, just tap the email address or the desired Gmail account.
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Tips Tricks & Warnings

  • You may want to turn on the "Ask Before Deleting" option for security purposes. It will ask you first if you really want to delete a certain email account.
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  • If you have problems with any of these steps, ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

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