Are you wondering How to send an email from your iPhone or iPad? Although this sounds elementary, it is not uncommon to look for this information, especially when you are a new iPhone user or you have just switched from Android to iPhone.
Send Emails From iPhone and iPad
Sending an email from your iPhone for the first time involves the following steps, you will find these broad steps further broken down into detailed steps later on in this post.
- Adding an email account to your iPhone
- Accessing the Email app and Composing an email
- Attaching Files, Images or Videos to your email
- Reviewing CC, BCC and Sending the email
1. Adding An Email Account to iPhone
In order to be able to send emails from your iPhone, you need to first add your email account (or accounts) to your iPhone’s mail app. You can add any of your email accounts to iPhone by following these steps.
1.1. Power on your iPhone and unlock it.
1.2. From the home screen tap on Settings.
1.3. Next Tap on Mail, Contacts, and Calendar.
1.4. On the next screen you will now see the Accounts section of Mail, Contacts and Calendar.
On this section you will be able to see the email account that is already set up on this phone (in case it is). Also you will be able to add new email accounts by tapping on Add Account (See image below)
1.5. Tap on Add Account
1.6. Select your Email Client or your email account type (Google, Outlook or whatever.)
iPhone allows you to use any email client or account type that you would like to use. You can use iCloud account or use Gmail, Outlook or any other type of email account.
1.7. On the next screen you will be entering your Email ID and Password
With these steps you have just added your email account to your iPhone and you are all set to send your first email.
2. Composing Emails On iPhone and iPad
Now that you have added your email account to iPhone, you can start composing your first email from your iPhone by following these steps.
2.1. Tap on the Home button to access the home screen on your iPhone
2.2. From the home screen tap on the Mail app.
2.3. Tap on the Compose button – You will see this at the bottom right corner of the screen (See image below)
2.4. You will see the New Message Interface on iPhone/iPad (See image below)
Composing an email using the New Message Interface is quite easy. Tap on the To section to enter the recipients email address, Add CC/BCC. Next tap the subject line field and type the subject line for this email.
2.5. Finally tap on the message box (Area below the subject line) and type your message.
3. Attaching Files, Images and Videos to Your Email
Now that you have the email ready, you can attach files, images or Videos to your email message. For more information on this you can refer to the following tutorial.
4. Setting up CC, BCC and Sending the Email
Before tapping on the Send button, it is a good practice to review your email message and add contacts as CC or BCC recipients.
In case of a change of mind or an error, you can easily change contacts position from CC to BCC and vice versa. All that you need to do is tap on a particular Email ID and drag it to the field of Carbon Copy (CC) or Blind Carbon Copy (BCC).
When everything appears in order, just hit the send button to send the email to all the recipients.