How To Add Third-party Email Accounts To Gmail App on iPhone or iPad

Google now lets you add third-party email accounts to Gmail app for iPhone and iPad. Jump over to this quick guide to add and manage third-party email accounts along with Gmail on your iOS device.

Google’s popular email app “Gmail” recently updated to support third-party email accounts. That means you can now add third-party email to Gmail for iPhone and iPad.

Once you have added your favorite service like iCloud, Outlook, Yahoo and Other IMAP email accounts to the app, you will be able to manage it alongside your Google account. At any time, you no longer want to use any account, you can easily remove it right from Gmail app from your iOS device.

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How To Add Third-party Email Accounts To Gmail App on iPhone or iPad

How To Add Non-Google Email Accounts To Gmail for iOS

First off, download the latest version of the Gmail app on your iOS device. If you already have this app, make sure it’s updated.

Step #1. Launch Gmail app on your iOS device.

Step #2. Now, sign into your Gmail account, if you are not already.

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Singin to Gmail App on iPhone or iPad

Note: Just in case you are using Google apps on your iOS device, then Google account will be already listed. Just turn on the switch next to your Google account. Check out the option to Add account. Tap on it. Next, directly jump over to the step 7 mentioned below.

Step #3. Tap on the menu button at the top left corner.

Tap on Menu Button in Gmail iOS App

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Step #4. Next, tap on the tiny down arrow button next to your email address.

Tap on Tiny Down Arrow in Gmail iOS AppStep #5. Next up, tap on “Manage accounts” option.

Tap on Manage Accounts in Gmail App on iPhone

Step #6. On the Accounts page, you need to tap on “Add account” button.

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Tap on Add Account in Gmail App on iPhone or iPad

Step #7. Up next, you have to select email service you wish to add. Then, log into your account.

Add Non-Google Email Accounts To Gmail App on iPhone or iPad

That’s done!

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You have successfully added your new email address to the Gmail app.

Messages on the Gmail app are kept separately for for each account. You can easily switch between your accounts. Read on…

How to Switch Accounts in Gmail on iPhone and iPad

Step #1. Open Gmail app on your iOS device.

Step #2. Now, you need to tap on the menu button at the top left corner.

Tap on Menu Button in Gmail iOS App

Step #3. To view other accounts, tap the Down arrow which is to the right of your username.

Tap on Tiny Down Arrow to Switch Account in Gmail App on iPhone

Step #4. Next, tap the account you want to use.

Use Third-party Email Accounts To Gmail App on iPhone or iPadThat’s it!

No longer want to keep a third-party account anymore? No problem. You can easily delete it.

You need to know that when you remove your account, your unsaved data will be removed from Gmail and other Google apps on your device.

How to Remove Third-Party Account from Gmail on iPhone and iPad

Step #1. Launch Gmail app on your iOS device. Then, you need to tap on the menu button at the top left corner.

Step #2. Now, tap the down arrow which is to the right of your username.

Tap on Tiny Down Arrow in Gmail iOS App

Step #3. Tap Manage accounts.

Tap on Manage Account in Gmail on iPhone or iPad

Step #4. Now, you can turn off the account. If you want to completely delete it, tap Edit and then tap on Remove.

Remove Third-Party Account from Gmail on iPhone and iPad

Step #5. Finally, tap on Remove in the pop-up to confirm.

Delete Third-Party Account from Gmail on iPhone and iPad

That’s all folks!

Wrap up:

So, that’s how you can add and manage third-party email accounts with Gmail app on your iOS device. What’s your take on this new feature? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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Jignesh Padhiyarhttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.

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