Setting Up an Email Account in the iOS Mail App


With iOS, you are able to connect your emails to the Native iOS Mail app. Doing this will also sync any contacts, calendars, and notes to your device. If you use an email provider like iCloud, Google, AOL, Yahoo,  you can set up these email accounts with just your email address and password.

This is especially useful for connecting your Manhattan College email account, so that your work or school contacts, calendars, and notes become synced to your device.


iOS devices

iOS Mail app


  1. On your iOS device, enter the Settings app.
  2. Once you are in settings, select Passwords & Accounts, then tap Add Account.
  3. Tap your email provider. If you are adding your Manhattan College, you must select Google. image depicting the list of email providers such as gmail, yahoo, aol
  4. Enter your email address and password. For your Manhattan College email, you must first type your JasperNet ID with the "" Then you will be greeted with the JasperNet login page where you will have to enter your JasperNet credentials and tap Login.
  5. Once you have finished entering your credentials, wait for the Mail app to verify your account. 
  6. Choose information from your email account, like Contacts or Calendars, that you would like synced to your device. 
  7. Tap Save.
  8. Once your mail has synced, any contact or calendar information associated with that account will automatically be visible in your Contacts app or Calendar app.

Partially reposted from: Add an email account to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

For more help, please contact ITS at or 718-862-7973.

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Tue 5/28/19 11:15 AM
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