Apple iPhone 6s Plus Email Guide: How to Set Up and Manage Email Accounts

With the Email settings menu, you can configure options and manage different types of email accounts on your iPhone 6s Plus (#Apple #iPhone6sPlus) and check emails on the go. You may opt to set up your personal email or add a corporate email account on the phone and keep posted with what’s latest in your inbox. Just access your phone’s Mail, Contacts, Calendars menu to get started. In this menu, you can find several options including add email accounts, delete email accounts, change signature, and more.


In this guide, we elaborate various methods to help you utilize different email accounts with your new iPhone from email set up to account configuration and management. We intend to simplify this guide for the sake of those who are still trying to familiarize the new iOS platform. Hence, those who are new to iOS devices, particularly with Apple’s latest iPhone 6s Plus variant may use this content as reference whenever needed.

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Apple iPhone 6s Plus Email Guide: How to Set Up and Manage Email Accounts

How to Set Up an Email Account on your iPhone 6s Plus

The following steps demonstrate the standard process of setting up an email account by manually entering the required settings:

  1. Tap Settings from the Home screen to get started.
  2. Scroll to and tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  3. Next, tap Add Account.
  4. When prompted with available options, tap to select an option (email provider) you prefer.
  • Among the given options include iCloud, Exchange, Google, Yahoo!, AOL,, and Other.
  • In case you don’t see your email provider in the list, tap Other, then select Add Mail Account. Follow the onscreen prompts and enter all required information to configure your account.
  • If you don’t have an idea on your email settings, please contact your service provider.
  1. Proceed by entering necessary email details including your email address, password, and any other required information.
  2. Tap Next to continue.
  3. If you want, you can also opt to sync other options like Contacts and Calendars.
  • Just set the desired account sync options.
  1. Once you’re done with your settings, tap Save.

Your email account will then be set up and your inbox will be displayed. You will promptly be directed to your inbox if this is the only account you’ve set up on your iPhone. To add more email accounts, just follow the same steps as demonstrated above.

More Tips

  • If you have multiple accounts set up, you will be directed back to the Mail, Contacts, Calendars To send email from this account by default, just scroll down on the screen, tap Default Account, and then tap the account name you prefer to use.
  • If you opt to manually configure email settings such as server settings and security type, just go to the Mail, Contacts, Calendars screen, tap the desired email account, tap the account name and then tap Advanced to access advanced options. Read on to learn how to get things done step-by-step.

How to Manually Add a POP/IMAP Account on your iPhone 6s Plus

The following steps will help you create a personal email (POP/IMAP) account on your new iPhone:

  1. Tap Settings from the Home screen.
  2. Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  3. Next, tap the option to Add Account.
  4. Select the account type you want to use. (For example, iCloud, Google, Yahoo, Other, etc.)
  5. Tap Other, if your email provider is not in the list.
  6. Enter necessary account information such as Name, Email, Password, etc.
  • Options may vary depending on the account type.
  1. Tap Next located in the upper-right of the screen.
  • You may also configure the sync options like Mail, Contacts, etc., all according to your preferences. Tap the switch to turn on the feature (enable), otherwise, toggle it off (disable).
  1. Choose the account type (POP or IMAP). You can find it at the top of the screen.
  2. Enter all required account details like Name, Email, etc.
  3. Enter the appropriate server information like Host Name, etc. into the applicable fields.

Note: If you are not sure of which information to input, then please contact your network provider or carrier for further assistance.

  1. Once you’ve entered all required details, tap Save in the upper-right of the screen.

How to Add an iCloud Account on your iPhone 6s Plus

If you want, you can also set up an iCloud email account on your new 6s Plus. Here’s how:

  1. Tap Settings from the Home screen.
  2. Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars and then Add Account.
  3. Scroll to and tap to select iCloud.
  4. Tap the switch next to Mail to enable the feature, if necessary.
  5. Tap Create .

Note: In case you don’t see the option, it means that an iCloud email address already exists for the iCloud account.

  1. Now, enter the email address or Apple ID and password you want to use.
  2. Tap Next to continue.
  • If prompted, review the Terms and Conditions and then tap Agree to confirm and proceed.
  • A pop-up notification will also display if the email address is already taken.
  1. If prompted to allow iCloud to use your iPhone’s location, just select the option you want (Don’t Allow or OK)
  2. To confirm your email address, tap Done.
  • The iCloud account will then be created.
  • Please note that the iCloud email address cannot be changed once it is created.
  1. Ensure the email address you entered is correct, then tap Save.

How to Set Up a Corporate Email on your iPhone 6s Plus

Aside from personal email, you too can set up your work email(s) on your iPhone 6s Plus allowing you to stay posted with the latest in your inbox wherever you may go. Here are the steps on how to set up a corporate email on this new iPhone:

  1. To get started, go to the Home screen and tap Settings.
  2. From the Settings menu, scroll to and tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  3. Next, tap Add Account.
  4. From the given options, tap Exchange.
  5. Enter all the required information in their respective fields.
  6. Ensure all entries are correct, and then hit Next to proceed.
  7. Allow your iPhone to try to find your Exchange Server.
  • If needed, you may need to enter your front-end Exchange Server’s complete address in the Server field, and then tap Next to continue.
  1. Select which content(s) you would want to synchronize. For example, Mail, Contacts, and Calendars.
  2. Once you’re done setting your sync preferences, tap Save.

If you want to modify or make changes to your exchange settings, just do the following:

  • Tap Settings.
  • Scroll to and tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  • Tap to select your Exchange Account.
  • Tap Account Info.
  • Make necessary changes as you desire.

Once your work email is successfully set up for the first time, you will be taken to your email inbox wherein new messages are downloaded and displayed.

If you have previously configured an email account on your device, you will be prompted with the Mail, Contacts, Calendar’s settings screen. Just follow the onscreen instructions required to complete the process.

How to send/receive email on your iPhone 6s Plus

After setting up your email account, you can test to see if it properly works. Follow these steps to create and send a test email on your iPhone:

In this guide, we will use the stock Mail application to access all of your email accounts on your device.

  1. To get started, launch the Mail app from the Home screen.
  2. When the Mail app opens, your inbox displays. On this screen, tap the Compose icon (located on the lower-right corner of the screen) to start composing a new email message to send.
  3. When you’re done composing your message, enter a contact’s/recipient’s name.
  4. Select a contact.
  5. Tap the Subject field and then enter a subject.
  6. If you want to add an attachment to your email, simply touch and hold the message field and touch the Arrow icon next to Quote Level.
  7. Tap Insert Photo or Video.
  8. Select an album, photos, or other files, you want to attach.
  9. Tap Choose to continue.
  10. Finally, tap Send to send your email.

Manage your Inbox:

If you want, you can customize your inbox according to your preferences. Here’s how:

  • Open the Mail app.
  • On the Inbox screen, tap Edit.
  • Tap to select an option you want. For example, Delete, Move, Archive, or Mark Multiple Messages.

You can delete, move, or mark multiple messages by tapping EDIT while viewing a list of messages. Simply tap to select certain messages or tap Mark All, and then choose an action.

In case you make a mistake, just shake your iPhone immediately to undo prior action.

Search an Email Message:

Follow these steps to locate or search certain email message from your inbox in an instant:

  • Open the Mail app.
  • When the inbox screen opens, drag the screen down.
  • Tap the search field.
  • Enter a specific email, sender, or recipient you want to locate.

View Messages with Attachments:

The Mail app also integrates the Attachments mailbox that shows messages with attachments from all your accounts. You can add it by tapping Edit while viewing the Mailboxes list.

How to Delete an Email Account from your iPhone 6s Plus

If you no longer wish to use an email account, then you can just remove it from your phone. Doing so will likewise help free up some space of your phone’s internal storage.

Here’s how to delete an email account on your new iPhone device:

  1. Tap Settings from the Home screen.
  2. Scroll to and tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  3. Go to the Accounts section and then tap on the email account you wish to remove.
  4. Proceed by tapping the option to Delete Account.
  5. To confirm deletion of the selected email, tap Delete from My iPhone.

If ever you will encounter problems after setting up an email account like for example, unable to send or receive email, move a message, or any other email-related issues, feel free to contact us via mailbag. We’ll do our best to help you get these and other problems with your iOS device resolved.

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  1. Followed each step perfectly. It did not work. Had all the correct information, username, password, etc. No go. Could send, but not receive. The server company had no clue why it did not work.

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