How to add or manage multiple Gmail accounts on iPhone and iPad

Emails are the best mode of official communication and may be regarded as your virtual identity, whether for business or personal objectives. We utilize email for various purposes, and Gmail is the most popular and commonly used domain. Assuming you’re new to the Apple ecosystem, here’s a tutorial to assist you with the set up of multiple Gmail accounts on your iPhone.

Add multiple accounts to Gmail app (iOS 16 or iPadOS 16)

  1. Launch the Gmail app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap the profile picture in the top right corner. 
  3. Select Add another account.
  4. Choose Google as your mail provider. 
  5. Enter login credentials.  
Gmail app opened on an iPhone

Now that we’ve learned how to add another account to the Gmail app, let’s look at how to switch between added accounts. 

Switch between accounts in Gmail app on iPhone

  1. Launch the Gmail app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap the profile picture at the top right corner. 
  3. Choose the other account. 

In addition to the Gmail app, we can add multiple accounts to the native Mail app on iPhone. The instructions below will walk you through how to do so. 

Manage multiple Gmail accounts in Apple Mail

  1. Launch the Settings app on your iPhone. 
  2. Scroll down to Mail
  3. Tap Accounts
  4. Select Add Account.

    Adding an Account in Apple Mail
  5. Choose Google as your mail provider. 
  6. Enter login credentials.

    Choosing Google as mail provider in Apple Mail

To switch between accounts in the Mail app:

  • Launch the Mail app. 
  • Tap the back arrow (<) next to Mailboxes.
  • Choose from the accounts already logged in.

Additionally, you have an All Inboxes corner where all the emails from your logged-in accounts are clustered together.  


Q. Why can’t I get my Gmail on my iPad? 

To fix the Gmail not working issue, make sure you update the app. To do this, long-press the App Store icon → choose Updates. Tap UPDATE next to Gmail. If this doesn’t sort the issue, here is our complete guide to fixing Gmail issues on iPhone and iPad.

Parting Words… 

Using the steps mentioned above, you can add and manage multiple accounts in the Gmail app. You can also set up numerous Gmail accounts in the Mail app on iPhone and iPad to handle emails more effectively. Found this article helpful? Share it with your friends, and do let us know in the comments if there are other mail issues that we can try and fix.

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