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Adding gci.net Email Accounts to Apple iOS

December 6, 2022


The following steps walk you through setting up your email account on your iPhone. 


1. Tap on the Settings icon.

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2. Inside Settings, tap Mail

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3. Inside Mail, tap Accounts.

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4. Tap on Add Account

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5. From there, you’ll see several email account types. Tap on Other.

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6. Tap on Add Mail Account

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7. Enter account details. 
Name: The name you want people to see when you send them email messages. For example: John Smith. 
Address: Your full email address. Example: jsmith@gci.net.
Password: Your existing email account password.
Description: How would like the account displayed within your phone’s email app. For example; “GCI.net account.” This field can be anything you would like.
Hit Next. 

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8. Select Save on the next screen. 

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