How To Add iCloud Email To Gmail? Easy Steps

How To Add iCloud Email To Gmail

This question has been asked many times that how to add iCloud email to Gmail. But you are not able to reach its correct answer. Here you will be able to easily connect your iCloud email to Gmail. For this, you have to follow some steps which will take you in the right direction.

Follow the same step as when you add new Gmail account. You’ll be prompted to choose which emails provider you want to choose. You will see Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo, AOL etc. At the end of the selection, you’ll see also a button named Other. Click on it.

It will ask you to enter your email address and password.

iCloud mail uses IMAP connection in order to communicate with the server. SMTP is used for sending emails. You must setup both servers. The Gmail wizard will guide you through the process of setting your iCloud mail account. From there it’s pretty much copying what is below and typing your iCloud mail address and password.

You’ll need to generate an app password which is basically a password that will be generated for this app only. The password app won’t be the same as your primary password. If you don’t do this step, it won’t work. You won’t be able to connect with your Apple iCloud login since it will return an error.

Read Also : how do i transfer iCloud email to Gmail – 3 best way

Manually Add iCloud Email To Gmail

  1. Open the Gmail app.
  2. Tap three stacked lines upper left.
  3. Scroll to, then tap Settings.
  4. Tap Add account.
  5. Tap Other.
  6. Enter your iCloud email address in the format
  7. Enter the app specific password, generated at Apple’s website.
Youtube Source :
Artreeland SA

IMAP OR SMTP Setting

IMAP – Incoming mail server

1. Server name: http://imap.mail.me.com

2. SSL Required: Yes (If you see an error message when using SSL, try using TLS instead.)

3. Port: 993

4. Username: This is usually the name part of your iCloud email address (for example, xyz, not xyz@icloud.com). If your email client can’t connect to iCloud using just the name part of your iCloud email address, try using the full address.

5. Password: Generate an app-specific password

SMTP – Outgoing mail server

1. Server name: http://smtp.mail.me.com

2. SSL Required: Yes (If you see an error message when using SSL, try using TLS or STARTTLS instead.)

3. Port: 587

4. SMTP Authentication Required: Yes

5. Username: Your full iCloud email address (for example, xyz@icloud.com, not xyz)

6. Password: Use the app-specific password that you generated when you set up the incoming mail server.

How do we add iCloud email to Gmail app?

  1. Open the Gmail app.
  2. Tap three stacked lines icon upper left.
  3. After that Scroll to, then tap Settings.
  4. Tap Add account.
  5. Tap Other.
  6. And enter your iCloud email address in the format
  7. Enter the app specific password, generated at Apple’s official website.

How to create an iCloud email account on an iPhone, iPad, iPod, or Mac

Can I create an iCloud email account on an iPhone, iPad, iPod, or Mac device this many people ask to know? Yes, you will be able to do this easily by cutting just a few simple settings. Follow the steps given below.

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Tap on your name at the top.
  3. Tap on iCloud.
  4. Toggle Mail on and press ‘Create’ when the pop up appears.
  5. Choose the iCloud email address you want.
  6. Tap on ‘Next’
  7. Make sure you are happy with it as you can’t change it afterwards.
  8. Tap on ‘Done’

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.