How to Set Up/Add New Email Account on iPhone 14

This post will walk you through setting up a new account for the iOS 16 Mail application. Here’s a quick guide to add a new email account on the iPhone 14 series.

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Your iPhone allows you to set up an email account in the Mail app manually or automatically. Automatic email account set up is usually used for email providers like Google, Yahoo, or Google. You can have your account added in the iPhone’s Mail app in no time for as long as you’ve got your email address and password ready.If you’re new to iOS and wondering how to get this done on your recently purchased iPhone 14 smartphone, then you can always refer to these subsequent instructions.

  1. From the Home screen, find the gear-shaped icon then tap on it to launch the iOS settings app.

    add new account iphone14 1You can also launch the iOS settings app by tapping on the app’s shortcut icon from the App library of your phone.

  2. While in the settings menu, scroll to find then tap Mail.

    add new account iphone14 2Another window opens with a list of features and options relevant to the iOS Mail application.

  3. Find Accounts from the given options then tap on it to continue.

    add new account iphone14 3On the succeeding menu, you will see account-management options.

  4. Select the option to Add Account.

    add new account iphone14 4Doing so will take you to the iOS email service providers directory.

  5. Select the service provider for your email. Among the available providers in the list are iCloud, Microsoft Exchange, Google, Yahoo, AOL, and

    add new account iphone14 5Just select the one that’s identical to your email address’s domain/extension.

  6. If the service provider is not in the list, tap Other then tap Add Mail Account to proceed with manual email account setup.

    add new account iphone14 6You will be asked to specify the type of account that you’re trying to add whether it IMAP or POP.

  7. On the New Account screen, enter all the required details such as your name, email, password and description.

    add new account iphone14 7After entering the details, tap NEXT then follow the rest of the onscreen prompts to manually add your email account information.

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Should you wish to add another account in Mail, just repeat the above steps until you get to the part where you’ll choose the email service provider and provide the email account details. 

Just be sure to set the default account that you’d like to use for the Mail app so that you’ll get access to the correct inbox.

Manual Email Account Setup

When you set up your email account manually, the Mail app will try to find the email settings that you entered then complete your account setup. If the Mail successfully locates your email settings, the account setup is successful. Otherwise, you will need to review and re-enter your account details from scratch.

You can always contact your email service provider if you aren’t sure of which email settings to use for your account, particularly the Incoming Mail Server and Outgoing Mail Server for IMAP and POP emails.

A lookup tool is also available from the Apple support page that you can refer to when needed.

And that’s how you set up or add a new account for use on the iPhone 14 Mail application.

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