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Gmail Setup for iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad

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Problem or Question:

How do I set up my iPhone to work with Gmail?

Environment:

iPhone
iPad
iPod Touch

Solution or Answer:

There are several ways to set up your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.  Using the Gmail option in the mail setup seems to be the simplest.

Setting up the iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

1. Make sure IMAP is enabled in Gmail:
http://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=77695


2. On your
iPhone, iPad, or iPodTouch home screen, tap Settings.

3. Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.

4. Tap Add Account...

5. Tap Gmail

6. Enter your account information:

  • Name: Use a name that will identify the account (eg. CSU Mail)
  • Email: Type your full CSU East Bay email address (first.last@csueastbay.edu).
  • Password: Type your NetID password.
  • Description: Can leave as is "Gmail" or type something to label the Inbox if you have multiple accounts

Note: If you have recenty changed your password, use your old/previous password

7. Tap Next.

8. Select which options you want "ON."

9. Tap Save.

10. Press the center home button.

11. Check your mail.




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Last Updated
29th October 2013 02:45:08 pm

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