In its recent update, Google has announced support for third-party email accounts, and therefore, iOS users are overjoyed as they can now add third-party email accounts to Gmail for iPhone and iPad.

This update of importing and managing Non-Google Email Accounts in Gmail will give users a highly convenient interface as they can easily add other mail accounts like iCloud, Outlook, Yahoo and other IMAP email accounts to Gmail app. Android users can also configure third-party email accounts to Gmail; this tutorial deals only with iPhone and iPad in which you can set up another emails to the existing Gmail app.

Once you have set up multiple email accounts in Gmail app, you can easily manage them; for example you can switch the accounts and remove them from your Gmail app from your iPhone or iPad.

How to Add Non Google Email Accounts in Gmail on iPhone and iPad

How To Add Third Party Email Accounts To Gmail App on iPhone or iPad

Download latest Gmail App on your iOS device. If you already have it make sure to update it.

Step #1: Open Gmail app on your iPhone or iPad.

Step #2: Login into your Gmail account.

Sign In to your Gmail Account on Gmail App in iPhone and iPad

Note: If you are already using Google apps on your iPhone and iPad, then you will see a list of Google accounts. Simply toggle on the button located next to your account and tap on done. Next, directly go to the step 6 mentioned below.

Login to your Gmail Account in Gmail App on iPhone or iPad

Step #3: Tap on the menu button (three horizontal bar) from the top left corner.

Tap on Menu button in Gmail App on iPhone and iPad

Step #4: Tap on down arrow button located next to your email ID.

Tap on drop down button in Gmail App on iPhone and iPad

Step #5: Tap on Manage account.

Tap on Manage Accounts in Gmail App on iOS device

Step #6: Tap on (+) Add Accounts button.

Tap on Add Account in Gmail App on iPhone and iPad

Step #7: Now you have to choose services from Google, iCloud, Outlook, Hotmail and live, Office 365, Yahoo and Other (iMAP).

Choose any third Party email account to add in Gmail App on iPhone and iPad

Step #8: Enter your mail account login details.

Enter Non Gmail Account Login details

Step #9: Then allow third party mail account access to Gmail iOS App by tapping on Agree.

Allow Gmail App to access your third Party Email Account on iPhone and iPad

Step #10: Enter your Name to be displayed on sent messages and tap on Next.

Enter your Name to be displayed in Sent Message in Gmail App on iPhone and iPad

Step #11: You will be landed on Account screen, tap on Done.

Tap on Done and manage non Google Account in Gmail App on iPhone and iPad

That’s it! You have successfully added your non gmail email address to Gmail App.

How to Switch Accounts in Gmail on iPhone and iPad

Step #1: Launch Gmail app on iPhone and iPad

Step #2: Tap on three horizontal lines (menu) from the top left corner.

Tap on Menu button in Gmail App on iPhone and iPad

Step #3: To check other accounts, tap on the Down arrow situated next to your email address.

Tap on drop down button in Gmail App on iPhone and iPad

Step #4: Now choose the account you want to access.

Choose third Party Email account you to switch and access in Gmail App on iPhone and iPad

How to Remove Third-Party Account from Gmail on iPhone and iPad

Step #1: Open Gmail app on your iOS device.

Step #2: Tap on Menu icon.

Tap on Menu button in Gmail App on iPhone and iPad

Step #3: Tap on the small down arrow.

Tap on tiny drop down icon in Gmail App on iOS device

Step #4: Tap on Manage accounts.

Tap on Manage Account in Gmail App on iPhone and iPad

Step #5: Now, Turn Off the Email account.

Turn Off Mail Account you want to remove from Gmail App on iPhone and iPad

To completely delete account, you need to tap on Edit and then tap on Remove.

Tap on Edit and then tap on remove to completely delete Mail Account from Gmail App on iPhone and iPad

Step #5: At last, tap on Remove once again to confirm your action.

Tap on Remove once again to confirm in Gmail App on iOS device

That’s it!

Summing up…

Adding another email account to your Gmail gives you freedom to use all your mails from a single interface. And this could be the biggest benefit for a busy professional, who sends and receives mails from different mail clients like iCloud, Yahoo!, Outlook and others. If you are not comfortable with this conglomeration of emails, you can easily remove any email account from your Gmail app. I like the ease of switching accounts from my Gmail app. Which feature do you like of Gmail?

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