How to Change the Default Mail App in iOS 14

Whether for ease of access or other features, iOS users often opt for third-party mail apps on their iPhone and iPad. And thanks to a notable feature in iOS 14, you are no more restricted to the stock Mail app. Ready to make the switch you have been waiting for! Here’s how you can change the default Mail app on your iPhone and iPad in iOS 14.

How to Set Default Mail App in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14

To get the feature, third-party developers will need to update their app. As of writing this article, these are the popular email apps that can be selected as the default option on iOS 14.

  • Gmail
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Hey
  • Spark

Make sure to update the apps; else you won’t be able to follow the steps below. In this guide, I am using Gmail. You can use what suits you.

  1. Launch Settings and head to Gmail app to make default.open settings and tap on gmail on iphone
  2. Tap on Default Mail App option and select the Gmail.tap on default mail app and select gmail to change default mail app on iphone running ios 14

You have successfully changed the default email app. After this, when you tap on a mail address, it will open in Gmail instead of the default iOS Mail app.

Notably, the method of making a supported third-party browser your default browser is similar as well.

That’s all Folks 

At the core, iOS 14 is more consumer-friendly than its predecessors. It boasts a long list of personalization features while ensuring that your privacy and security is not at stake. We are quite enjoying the new user-friendly interface, what about you?

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