This article will assist you in setting up your iPhone or iPhone SE with your email account manually. This article assumes that you have iOS 13.4 or later installed and using the native email app on your iPhone or iPad. There is also now a new guide for setting up IMAP email on iOS 14. If you have an older version, the screenshots below may not align exactly when you add email accounts. We recommend running the latest version of iOS, if you are not yet, you can update apps before proceeding and if you are running iOS 12, please refer to this setup guide. This will ensure your phone has the latest features and security patches. These settings will also be the same for setting up email on the iPhone, iPad, Apple watch, or iPod Touch. Please note that these screenshots may look slightly different if you have dark mode enabled.
On the home screen, tap the Settings icon.
Within Settings, scroll down and tap Passwords and Accounts
Now we have your email account to your iPhone setup, you should start to see incoming messages arrive in your mailbox when you open the mail app. Now we are configuring your iPhone to sync your various IMAP folders and prevent duplicate folders from showing up. We call this Folder Mapping; below are the steps to do so for email accounts added to iPhone and iPad.
Within the Mail settings app window, select the account that you just added
Under IMAP, tap Account at the top left corner or tap Account to see more settings.