How To Sync Mail On iPhone And Mac

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Syncing your iPhone and Mac can be incredibly useful for staying organized and up-to-date. With the ability to sync content, emails, calendar events, contacts, and more, you can keep all of your devices in sync no matter where you are. The process is fairly simple and this blog post will walk you through how to sync mail between your iPhone and Mac.

First, if you haven’t already done so, make sure that iCloud is enabled on all of your devices. On both your iPhone and Mac, open the Settings app and select iCloud. Make sure that Mail is turned on for both devices.

Once iCloud is enabled on both devices, make sure they are connected to the internet — either through a Wi-Fi network or cellular data connection. Now it’s time to start syncing.

On your Mac, open System Preferences then select Internet Accounts. Select the account (such as Gmail or Outlook) from which you want to sync emails and click “Sign In” or “Add Account” if it’s not already listed there. Make sure “Mail” is checked next to the account name — this will enable email syncing from that account to your Mac.

Now open Settings on your iPhone and tap Accounts & Passwords then Add Account for each account from which you want to sync emails (Gmail or Outlook). Follow the steps as prompted on the screen for each account. Once complete, make sure that Mail is enabled for each account by tapping Accounts & Passwords then Fetch New Data – toggle the Push button next to each account name so it turns green (on).

Now when you receive new emails on either device they should appear in both! To check that everything is working correctly try sending yourself a test email from another device — such as a laptop or tablet — and see if it appears in both places (your Mac and iPhone). If not double-check that iCloud is enabled for Mail on both devices as well as ensure Push is enabled for each email account in the Fetch New Data settings of your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch settings app.

Syncing mail between an iPhone/iPad/iPod touch with a Mac can be incredibly useful for staying organized while on the go! With just a few simple steps you can ensure that all of your emails stay up-to-date no matter where you are!

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Syncing Emails Between iPhone and Mac

To sync all your emails between your iPhone and Mac, you’ll need to make sure that iCloud Mail is enabled on both devices. On your Mac, open the System Preferences app and click on the iCloud preference pane. Confirm that you’re signed in with the same Apple ID that’s used on your iPhone and then check the box next to Mail. On your iPhone, go to Settings > [Your Name] > iCloud and make sure that Mail is switched on. Once both devices are set up, they should automatically sync all new emails between them.

Troubleshooting Issues with Syncing Emails Between iPhone and Mac

There are a few possible reasons why your emails may not be syncing between your iPhone and Mac. First, make sure that you’re connected to the Internet. Try to open in Safari on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. If that works, then go to on a Mac or PC to see if you can receive an email from your iCloud email address.

Next, check that Mail is turned on for your iCloud account on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch by tapping Settings > [your name] > iCloud and making sure Mail is turned on. If it’s already enabled but still not syncing, try turning it off and then on again.

If none of these steps work, it’s possible that there may be an issue with the server hosting your emails, so contact your email provider for further assistance in troubleshooting this issue.

Synchronizing Computer Email with an iPhone

To sync your computer email with your iPhone, you will need to first set up an email account on your iOS device. To do so, open the main Settings app and select Mail. Tap Accounts and then Add Account to choose from a list of available services, such as Microsoft Outlook or Google. If you don’t see the one you’re looking for, tap on the Other button and follow the steps shown on the screen to set up another email account on iOS. Once that’s done, your computer email should be successfully synced with your iPhone.

Troubleshooting iPhone Email Syncing Issues with Computers

There could be a few different reasons why your iPhone email is not syncing with your computer. First, make sure that your iPhone and computer are connected to the same network. If they are, try restarting both devices and see if that helps. Additionally, you may need to check your email settings on both devices. On your iPhone, head to Settings > Mail > Accounts > Fetch New Data, then toggle on the Push button. On your computer, open up the Mail app and check the preferences for each individual account to make sure they’re set correctly. If all else fails, try deleting the mail account from your iPhone and setting it up again from scratch.

Troubleshooting Email Syncing Issues Between Devices

If your emails are not syncing between devices, it could be due to a few different factors. First, you should check that automatic email sync is enabled. In most email applications, this is a setting found in the Account Settings menu. If automatic email sync is already enabled, it may be due to a problem with the server settings or an issue with the internet connection on one of your devices. Another possibility is that the email app on one of your devices has become corrupted or unresponsive. If this is the case, you may need to reinstall the app. Finally, some email services may have restrictions on how many devices can be used at once or have other limitations that could prevent emails from syncing between devices. If none of these solutions work, contact your email service provider for further assistance.

Troubleshooting Mail Syncing Issues on Mac

It’s possible that your Mail app is not syncing on your Mac due to a few issues. First, there might be an issue with the server or internet connection. Make sure that you have a strong and stable internet connection. Also, check to see if your account is still active and enabled. Additionally, it is possible that some firewall settings on your computer might be preventing the app from properly syncing. Finally, try checking if you have any filters or blocked senders set up that could be interfering with the syncing process. If all else fails, try restarting your computer and then trying to sync your Mail app again.

Enabling Auto Sync for Email

To turn on auto sync for email, first, close the Gmail app on your mobile device. Then open Settings, and under “Personal”, touch Accounts. In the top-right corner, touch More, and check the box next to Auto-sync data. This will allow your device to automatically sync with any new emails that come in.


In conclusion, iPhone and Mac can be easily synced together with a few simple steps. By enabling the “Automatically sync when this [device] is connected” checkbox in the General pane, users can ensure that their Mac and iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch stay up to date with each other’s content. Additionally, users can use iCloud to sync emails between their devices. Finally, if an issue arises where the emails are not updating on an iPhone, users should double-check their Mail Settings and toggle on the Push button. With these tips in mind, it is easy to keep your iPhone and Mac in perfect sync.

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James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.