Quick Guides for Gmail configuration on iPhone.

2 June 2021

Developed by Google Gmail is used for sending emails via the internet. There are two ways to Set up Gmail on iPhone: IMAP and POP. You can use whichever you prefer, but IMAP excels in its synchronization features.

Steps to get Gmail on your phone using the Gmail IMAP server settings-

  • Enable IMAP for Gmail.
  • On the iPhone home screen, open Settings
  • Go to Passwords & Accounts
  • Select Add Account and choose Google
  • Enter your Gmail address and password,, then select Next
  • Follow the two-factor authentication (2FA) appears make sure 2FA is enabled for your Gmail account
  • Turn on the Mail toggle switch .
  • Choose Save.

Steps to get Gmail on your phone using the Gmail POP server settings-

  • Open the Settings app and go to Passwords & Accounts
  • Select Add Account and click on Other
  • Select Add Mail Account
  • Enter your name, email address, and password, then tap Next
  • Select POP.
  • In the Incoming Mail Server section, enter the Gmail POP server settings:
  • Host Name: pop.gmail.com
  • User Name: Your full email address
  • Password: The password to your email account
  • In the Outgoing Mail Server section, enter the Gmail SMTP server settings:
  • Host Name: smtp.gmail.com
  • User Name: Your full email address
  • Password: The password to your email account
  • Tap Save.
  • Select the Gmail account you just added.
  • Tap smtp.gmail.com towards the bottom of the page, and then again at the top of the next page.
  • Turn on the Use SSL toggle switch.
  • In the Server Port text box, enter 465.
  • Select Done