How to Change Default Email Address of Mail App on iPhone or iPad

Maybe you have multiple email accounts and want to set the most used one as your preferred choice. Follow along to find out how to change default email account on the iOS devices!

Most of us keep multiple email accounts to have more flexibility or manage personal and professional life in a better way. And I’m no exception to it. However, there is an email address, which I use more than the other.

The stock Mail app makes it pretty simple to change the default email account on iOS devices. So, I prefer to set the frequently used email address as the favored option. Aren’t aware of this helpful feature? Let me show you how it works!

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How to Change Email Account in Mail App on iPhone and iPad

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

Open Settings on iPhone which paired with Apple Watch

Step #2. Now, scroll down and tap on Mail.

Tap on Mail App on iOS Settings

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Step #3. Scroll down again and tap on Default Account.

Tap on Default Account in iOS Mail App Settings

Step #4. Next, you need to select the account you wish to use. Then, quit the Settings.

Change Default Email Address of Mail App on iPhone and iPad

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Sticky note: You can add multiple email accounts to the Mail app. To do so, head over to Settings app → Passwords & Accounts → Add Account → Select the preferred email provider and sign in to your account.

Add multiple email accounts to the iOS Mail app

Going forward, all of your emails will be sent from this account-unless you choose to go with the other option.

How to Switch Between Email Accounts on iPhone and iPad

It’s quite easy to switch between email accounts. So, even if you have set one as your default option, you will be able to select the other email address without any hassle.

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Step #1. Simply open the Mail app on your iOS device and compose an email as usual.

Step #2. Now, you need to tap on cc/bcc, From.

Tap on cc, bcc, From in iOS Mail App

Step #3. Next, tap on From. Then, you should see your other email account at the bottom. Select it. After that, send the email as usual.

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Switch Between Email Accounts on iPhone and iPad

That’s pretty much it!

Wrapping Up…

So, that’s how you can make a preferred email address as your main option. Have any question? Shoot it up down below in the comments.

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Jignesh Padhiyar
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