Configuring Gmail on an iOS Device (iPhone, iPad, iPod)

Issue / Question

How do I access my ISU email on my IOS device?

  • Platform
    • Gmail on IOS
  • Audience Affected
    • Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff

There are two ways you can set up an email account in the Mail app on your iOS device — automatically or manually. Learn which option is best for you.

Configuring Gmail on iOS

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Scroll down to Passwords & Accounts
    • Add an Account
    • Select Google
      • You’re now on the Gmail sign-in page
  3. Enter your Gmail address (
  4. Select Next
  5. Enter Password
  6. Tap Next

Note: It will ask you which Gsuite apps you want to sync. Turn off the things you don’t want to sync, and tap Save in the upper-right corner when finished.

Configuring Gmail using the Gmail app

  1. On your iPhone, iPod or iPad, open the Gmail app then Tap Menu
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select your account (
  4. Select Manage your Google Account
  5. Tap Personal Info
  6. Tap Password located under profile
  7. Enter New Password
  8. Select Change Password

Note: You may need to download the Gmail app from the App Store

  • For additional assistance, please contact Information Technology Services - Client Experience & Solutions Group at (208) 282-4357 or through chat


Article ID: 95005
Sun 12/29/19 11:58 AM
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