How to Add Multiple Gmail Accounts to your iPhone

Adding all of your Gmail accounts to your iPhone is a convenient way to stay connected. There are two main ways to set up Gmail accounts to your iPhone, either using the Gmail app or the iOS Mail app. It’s a quick process that will allow you to stay logged in to those accounts and easily switch from one Gmail account to the other without having to enter your password every time. Let’s get started with a step-by-step guide on how to add multiple Gmail accounts to your iPhone, so you can keep all of your emails in one convenient place.

Related: How to Add a New Email Account to the Mail App on iPhone & iPad

How to Add a Second Gmail Account Using the Gmail App

To add a Gmail account to your iPhone using the Gmail app, simply tap on your user icon, select Add another account, and input your login information.

  1. Open the Gmail app.
  2. Tap your Profile icon in the top right-hand corner.

  3. Tap Add another account.

  4. Tap Google and select Continue to confirm that you want to add a Gmail account.

  5. Enter your email account information.
  6. Select Next to access the inbox of the account that you just added.

How to Add Another Gmail Account Using the iOS Mail App

To add Gmail to iPhone on the iOS Mail app, just go to Passwords & Accounts within your Settings, tap on Add Account, and enter your login information.

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap Passwords.

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  3. Tap Accounts, then tap Add Account.
  4. Choose Google and select Continue to confirm that you want to add a Gmail account

    iphone accounts settingsadd google account to mail app
  5. Enter your login information.
  6. Tap Next and wait for the Mail app to verify your account

  7. Choose which Gmail features you want to sync to your iPhone.
  8. Tap Save.

If you would like to add more Gmail accounts, simply repeat the above steps as many times as you need to. Once you’ve added all of your email accounts, switching between them is also very easy, time-saving, and convenient.

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Leanne Hays

Leanne Hays is a Feature Writer at iPhone Life, and has written hundreds of in-depth how-to and troubleshooting articles. She's a former Associate Editor for iPhone Life magazine, and has written for the Iowa Source, as well as web content for education marketing. Leanne has an associate's degree in education, with a focus on curriculum development, as well as a bachelor's degree in science. She has over nine years of experience with SEO, social media management, and web development and writing. Despite years of web work, Leanne is by no means an early adapter; she's only owned a smartphone for five years, which makes her highly sympathetic to the learning curve of new iPhone owners. She enjoys making reader's lives easier and putting her education experience to work by walking them through the most practical ways to use Apple devices, step-by-step.

In off-work hours, Leanne is a mother of two, homesteader, audiobook fanatic, musician, and learning enthusiast.