Gmail is one of the popular free email service from Google and iPhone / iPad are high end portable mobile devices. Connecting Gmail to your iPhone / iPad makes it super easy to receive and send emails anywhere anytime. Here is a step by step process on how to connect your Gmail account to default Mail app offered in iOS of your iPhone / iPad.
Tap on “Settings” icon to open iOS settings menu and then tap on “Mail, Contacts, Calendars”.
Open Mail and Contacts from iOS Settings
Tap on “Add Account” option.
Adding Email Account in iOS Mail App
You will be shown list of email clients like iCloud, Outlook, Gmail, Yahoo, etc,. Obviously choose “Gmail” option.
Choose Gmail to Add in iPhone / iPad
Enter your Gmail user name and password and tap on “Next” link.
Enter Gmail Credentials
Your credentials will be validated and if successful you will be shown the below screen to choose syncing. Use the slider to select the needed options and tap on “Save” link.
Save Gmail Sync Options
Thats it, your Gmail account is added to your iPhone or iPad. Now the Gmail account can be viewed under “Mail, Contacts, Calendars” option. Below your account there will be numerous customizing options for viewing mails on the device, fetching mails from server, etc.
Check Added Gmail Account in iOS
Open “Mail” app to see your Gmail account is visible and you can read received emails.