How to configure Gmail in iPad

iPad allows users to configure different email accounts and this can be done by using the Mail, Contacts, Calendars settings. The different email accounts that can be configure include Microsoft Exchange, Gmail, Yahoo, AOL and other.

To configure Gmail in iPad 2,

  • Tap the Settings icon in the Home Screen
  • In the setting screen, navigate to Mail, Contacts, Calendars and under Accounts section tap the Add Account option


  • In the following screen, Tap Gmail and fill in the details such as Name, Address, Password in the respective field.



  • Tap Next after filling in all the details.

Updated with server details


In Category: GMail, Internet Emails, iPad

Ravi Shankar

A Software developer and blogger who is always looking to provide technical help to the wider community.

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  • Melinda Chin January 8, 2013, 10:15 am

    When I try to configure gmail to my ipad 2 I get “The user name or password for “” is incorrect”. – cannot get mail. I know that I’ve entered my user name and password correctly. How do correct this situation?

  • lisa December 26, 2013, 9:04 am

    But what are the details??? I’m trying to figure out the incoming and outgoing server names.

  • Ravi Shankar December 26, 2013, 10:44 am

    Incoming Mail Server

    Hostname :

    Outgoing Mail Server


    Also make sure to use SSL – Server Port is 993

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