How to Sync an iPhone With Gmail


Apple's iPhone includes by default a set of calendar, mail and contacts apps that allow you to store various information. Unfortunately, since the only initial way to do this is by entering the information manually, this might not be an effective method. Fortunately, Apple also offers the ability to sync with popular email services, such as Gmail, over the Internet to transfer information to the iPhone.

Things You'll Need

  • Gmail account
  • Tap the "Settings" app on your iPhone.

  • Tap the "Mail, Contacts, Calendars" button in the menu that appears.

  • Tap the "Add Account" button and tap "Microsoft Exchange." Do not tap "Gmail."

  • Enter your Gmail address in the "Email" box (

  • Enter your Gmail password in the "Password" box and tap "Next."

  • Enter "" as the server in the next window, then tap "Next."

  • Tap "On" for each Gmail service you want to use, then tap "Done" to save your changes.

Tips & Warnings

  • You may need to delete the contacts on your iPhone to sync them with your Gmail address book.

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