How do I set up email on my iPad?

I just got myself an iPad and am trying to figure out how to set up my email. How do I do it?


I haven’t had an opportunity to play with an iPad, but I’ve researched your problem and here’s what I found.

To set up mail

  1. Tap Mail
  2. Select your account type. Tap Other if your account is not listed.
  3. Enter your account information and tap Save. Mail configures most email accounts automatically. Otherwise, you will be prompted for any additional settings.
  4. Once your account information is saved – you can start sending and receiving email.

You can configure additional accounts by tapping Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Add Account

Check SMTP settings

  1. Tap Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars. Under Accounts, tap the account from which you’re trying to send mail.
  2. Under Outgoing Mail Server, tap SMTP.
  3. Tap the SMTP server for your email account and verify the settings are correct.
  4. If you have multiple email accounts on iPad, try using an SMTP server from another account. Tap the SMTP account and Select On on the On/Off slider.

There you have it; not as easy as turning on the porch lights, but not hard either.

Enjoy your iPad!

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