How To Set Up And Manage Emails On iPhone 8 Plus

With the new apps and features, people can now easily check and respond to emails while on the go using their smartphones. To make this possible, you need to set up your email accounts on your device beforehand. Once you’ve got everything configured, you are now all set to start carrying out various email transactions on your phone.

This post will walk you through the entire process of setting up and managing email accounts and messages on a particular device, which is the new iPhone 8 Plus smartphone from Apple. If you’re searching for this walkthrough, then read on and feel free to use this content as reference.

How to automatically set up or add email account(s) on your iPhone 8 Plus?

In order to get started working with emails on your iPhone, you need to set up your email account first. You can use your Google, Outlook, Yahoo!, or other accounts you would prefer. Follow these steps:

  1. Tap Settings from the Home screen.
  2. Tap Accounts and Passwords.
  3. Tap Add Account…
  4. Select your email provider from the given options. Among the choices available are iCloud, Exchange, Google, Yahoo!, AOL, Outlook, and Other. Select other if your account is not in the prior list and that you want to add it manually.


  • In case you don’t know your mail settings, contact your email service provider to verify what information to enter in the server settings. Or you may also use the email lookup tool or Mail Settings Lookup from the Apple support page.
  • Enter your email account details including email address (complete), password, and any other requested information then tap Next to continue.
  • You may opt to sync other options such as Contacts and Calendars in the email setup.
  • Tap Save when you are done.

When the email account is setup, you will be routed to your Inbox if this is the only email account you’ve set up on the phone. Then you can start checking and responding to emails on your new iPhone whenever you want.

Setting up multiple email accounts on your iPhone 8 Plus

If you have set up multiple email accounts, you need to select a default email account to use. Here’s how:

  1. Tap Settings from Home.
  2. Tap Mail.
  3. Tap Default Account.
  4. Then select the email account you want to set as default.
  5. If you are using a corporate email and your corporate server requires remove security administration, you will be prompted to set up security features.
  6. Tap Continue.
  7. Then follow the prompts to set up a passcode.

Your email is now set up. To view your inbox, just launch the Mail app from the Home screen.

How to manually set up or add email accounts on your iPhone 8 Plus?

If you want to set up your email account manually, you need to gather all necessary information like server settings beforehand. This information can be found on the Mail Settings Lookup tool from Apple Support page or you can also contact your email provider or carrier for the information. Once you’re all set, proceed with these steps:

  1. Tap Settings from Home.
  2. Tap Accounts & Passwords.
  3. Tap Add Account.
  4. Tap Other.
  5. Then tap Add Mail Account.
  6. Enter your name, email address, password and account description.
  7. Tap Next.
  8. Wait for the Mail app to try to find the email settings and finish the email account setup. If the app finds your email settings, tap Done to complete the process. Otherwise, you will need to enter the settings manually again. Here’s what you need to do in this case then:
  9. Select IMAP or POP3 for your new account. Contact your email provider if you are not sure of which one to choose.
  10. Enter the information for your Incoming mail server and Outgoing mail server.
  11. Then tap Next.
  12. If your email settings are correct, tap Save to finish. Otherwise, you’ll be asked to edit them. Contact your email account for further assistance in case you’re having trouble with the email account setup especially with the server settings.

After you have successfully setup your email account, try to create a test email to see if you can send and receive the email on your iPhone as intended.

How to delete email account on your iPhone 8 Plus?

Deleting unwanted email accounts is another way of clearing up space on your iPhone’s internal storage. To delete unnecessary email accounts from your iPhone 8 Plus, follow these steps:

  1. Tap Settings from the Home screen.
  2. Tap Accounts and Passwords.
  3. Navigate to Accounts section.
  4. Then tap the email account that you want to delete or remove.
  5. Tap Delete Account.
  6. Tap Delete from My iPhone to confirm.

The selected account will then be removed from your device.

Need more help with email setup?

If you cannot send or receive emails after the setup, try to quit the Mail app then reboot your iPhone. Then launch the Mail app again, create a test email to send and receive.

You can find other helpful solutions and workarounds to deal with email problems from our iPhone 8 Plus Troubleshooting page. Feel free to visit that page whenever you need further assistance in troubleshooting email issues you may encounter.