How can I get a free Apple email address?

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud. Turn on iCloud Mail (or Mail), then follow the onscreen instructions to create an iCloud Mail address.

Are Apple email accounts free?

iCloud Mail is a free professional email address for Apple users. iCloud gives you up to 5GB of storage for emails, documents, and other data stored in the cloud.

What is a free iCloud email address?

If you have an Apple ID, then you have an iCloud email account. This free account gives you up to 5GB storage for your emails, minus what you use for documents and other data you store in the cloud. It's easy to work with your iCloud email from Apple's Mail, on the Mac, or on an iOS device.

Does Apple still offer email?

With Mail on, you can send and receive email from your iCloud Mail account using a web browser. If you have iCloud+, you can also send and receive email from a custom email domain (not available in all countries or regions).

Can I create Apple ID with Gmail?

For Apple devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod) In order to create an Apple ID, you need to have an existing email address. If you don't have one yet, you can create a free gmail account (or any email service of your choice).

Can I have 2 iCloud email addresses?

After you set up a primary iCloud Mail address, you can create up to three email aliases on After you set up an alias, you can send and receive mail from that alias on and on any device that has Mail turned on in iCloud settings.

How much does an Apple email account cost?

mac account used to be free but now you can either get a MobileMe account for $99 a year, which will keep your iPhone/iPod Touch/iMac/MacBook, whatever you have, in sync. Otherwise you can get a free account, which you can still use the MacBook's Mail account with.

What is Apple's email called?

Apple Mail is only available for Apple devices, but Gmail is available on both iOS and Android devices.

Does an iCloud email cost money?

All base iCloud accounts (which come with full sync features, backup, and 5GB of storage) are free.

Is iCloud email safer than Gmail?

Apple and Google are two of the most popular and reliable tech companies in the world, so neither security nor reliability are concerns with either Gmail or Apple Mail. You can consider this category a tie.

Should I use iCloud email?

Final verdict. iCloud Mail is easy to use, reasonably priced with good storage limits, and has a useful web interface, which means it can be used on any device. It also has decent spam filtering and tight integration with Apple products.

Should I have an iCloud email address?

You don't 'have' to have an address if you don't want one; it's one of the iCloud facilities on offer, but if you don't want to use it just don't enable it in the checklist when you sign in. In neither case will iCloud affect other email services in any way.

Should I use Gmail or Apple Mail?

We can recommend Gmail if you are already living in Google's ecosystem and want to use add-ons such as Google Tasks, Smart Compose, Smart Reply, and so on. Apple Mail excels in formatting options and clever use of 3D touch within the app.

How do I set up an Apple email account?

Go to Settings > Mail, then tap Accounts. Tap Add Account, tap Other, then tap Add Mail Account. Enter your name, email address, password, and a description for your account. Tap Next. Mail will try to find the email settings and finish your account setup.

What is the best email service for Apple?

Gmail. Google services are a great solution for people with an Android smartphone but they also work well with Apple. Google includes IMAP with 15 GB of storage as part of their free Gmail service. Like iCloud, Google has a wide range of services that go beyond email.

Why can't I use gmail for Apple ID?

You will need to get another e-mail address to use as your Apple ID. You can use any email address for a new Apple ID. You can also change an existing Apple ID from one third-party address to another, like from to

Can I Create an Apple ID without a phone number?

You are required to provide a telephone number in order to create an AppleID. No way around that requirement.

Is Apple ID and gmail ID same?

Your Apple ID account is separate from your Gmail account, even if you are using your Gmail email address as your Apple ID email.

Can I use my iCloud email as my primary email?

You can use as your primary email if you want to. I do. It's 100% reliable. And it has the advantage that it supports Push on iOS.

Can I change my iCloud email name?

If the email address associated with your iCloud account and linked to your Apple ID ends in “,” it can't be changed. However, if it ends in “,” “,” or anything else, you do have the option to change it if you want.