When Apple announced that iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 will allow users to change the default email application, no longer use Apple's Mail app, many people expressed interest. Although the default Mail app on the iPhone and iPad is good enough, most of us also have to install another mail client like Gmail or Outlook to browse email.
If you are the same and want to change the default email app on your iPhone or iPad, then in this article, I'll show you how. Then, when you tap on a certain email address in an application, web page, message, ... the mail application you choose will automatically open without any further steps.
Change the default mail application
Of course to make a third-party mail app the default, you must first download it on your iPhone or iPad. However, if you have already downloaded it before, please update the app to the latest version.
first. Open the app Setting on your iPhone or iPad up.
2. Pull down and Click on the mail app which you want to be the default, here I choose Gmail.
3. Click Default mail client (Default Mail App).
4. Select your mail application you want to make the default. If you have many other mail clients installed, you will also see them here.
That's it, you can exit the Settings app.
Note that not all current mail clients can be set to the default. Therefore, if you do not see your mail application appear in the list above, it means that the application has not been updated to support this feature, you need to wait for the publisher to update it.
As of the time of this writing, these are the mail apps that can be set as default on iOS 14 and iPadOS 14.
See more: How to change the default browser on iOS 14 and iPadOS 14
It's that simple, but iOS users have been asking Apple to add this change to the default mail app, and although Apple was a bit sluggish, in the end iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 did. choose this one.
Are you planning to make another mail app the default on your iPhone or iPad? If so, which mail client do you use? Let me know in the comments below.