To configure the 'Mail' app on an Apple device for access to Google Apps email, just follow these steps:


Enable IMAP in your Gmail settings

  1. Sign in to Gmail.
  2. Click the gear in the top right .
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP.
  5. Select Enable IMAP.
  6. Click Save Changes.

Get started in your device

  1. Open the Email application.
  2. Tap More and the Settings
  3. In the top corner, tap  select Next to get started with setup.
  4. Enter your full Gmail address and password, then select Next.
  5. On the next screen, you can give the account a nickname and choose the name to display on your outgoing messages. Tap Done.

And you're done. You can verify your settings from the Inbox view by tapping , select Account and then scroll to Server settings.

  • Incoming settings
    • IMAP server:
    • Port: 993
    • Security type: SSL (always)
  • Outgoing settings
    • SMTP server:
    • Port: 465
    • Security type: SSL (always)