iOS and Webmail by Google

Note: Before you can setup your mobile device for use with Webmail by Google, you must first:

1. Enable IMAP in Webmail by Google

2. Set your Webmail by Google IMAP/POP password

Follow the steps below to set up Google Apps Sync on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.


Google Sync is only supported on Apple iOS versions 3.0 and above. You can check your current version by going to Settings > General > About > Version. If you're running an iOS before 3.0, upgrade to the latest iOS on Apple's site: before setting up Google Sync.

Getting Started

1. Open the Settings application on your device's home screen.

2. Open Mail, Contacts, Calendars.

3. Press Add Account...

4. Select Microsoft Exchange. iOS 4.0+ allows multiple Exchange accounts. However, if you're on a device that doesn't let you add a second account, you could also use CalDAV to sync Google Calendar and IMAP to sync Gmail.

Enter Account Info

5. In the Email field, enter your full UCID email address. This should be

6. Enter the IMAP password you set earlier as the Password (this is different from your UCID password).

7. After you're finished, your screen should look like the following image:

Note: If you receive a "password" error while configuring your iOS device, check how you entered your username. It should be in the format "".

8. Tap Next at the top of your screen.

9. When the new Server field appears, enter

10. Leave the Domain field blank

11. Enter your full UCID email address as the Username. This should be

12. Tap Next at the top of your screen again.

13. Make sure Mail, Contacts, and Calendars are On and tap Save at the top of your screen.

14. You will see your account has been added successfully.

Last Updated: November 9, 2018