Email is a fantastic option to send and receive files, photos, and other attachments in a minute. You have to create an iCloud email ID before you can use mail on ‘’.

Create iCloud Email Address

You have to create an iCloud – email ID to send and receive emails on your iOS device. The following steps will help you create an iCloud ID.

  • Open your device and tap on ‘Settings’. Tap ‘iCloud’.
  • Tap on ‘Create a New Apple ID’.
  • Enter your ‘Date of Birth’ and tap ‘Next’. Enter your ‘First’ and ‘Last’ name and tap ‘Next’. Choose your current email address or create a new iCloud email address.
  • Enter your ‘Email Address’ and ‘Create a Password’. Verify your ‘Password’. Select and answer the security question. Check the ‘Terms and Conditions’ box.
  • Tap on don’t merge or Merge to sync iCloud data from calendars, Safari, contacts, and reminders. Tap on ‘Ok’ to confirm.

Create iCloud Email Alias

If you have an alias iCloud email ID, you can send emails to your iCloud account without having to disclose your original email ID.

  • Go to ‘’ and ‘Sign-In’ with your Apple ID. Click ‘Mail’ and the ‘Gear’ icon on the bottom left corner of the window. Click ‘Preferences’> ‘Accounts’.

  • Then click ‘Add’ in alias. Enter an alias for your iCloud email address. If need be, you can label the address to indicate how it is used.

  • Click ‘Ok’. Click ‘Done and Close’ or ‘Continue’ to make more aliases using the same steps.

Create iCloud Email on Mac

You cannot ‘Log-In’ to an iCloud email with your Apple ID created based on your email address. This is why you are asked to separate the iCloud email ID.

  • Go to Apple ‘Menu’ and select ‘System Preferences’. Choose iCloud and check the box next to the mail, so that it will be enabled.
  • Create a new iCloud email address and click ‘Ok’. Once iCloud email ID is created, you cannot change the address, as it binds to the Apple ID. Take some time before choosing your iCloud email ID.
  • Click ‘Create’ when prompted. Close the ‘System Preferences’.
  • Launch mail app in Mac and ‘Log-In’ in with your credentials. You can find a welcome email from iCloud.

Create iCloud Email on iPhone

If you want to set-up an iCloud email account on your iPhone, you have to follow these steps.

  • Open your iPhone and launch the ‘Settings’ app. Tap on ‘iCloud’. Create an iCloud email by completing the onscreen instructions.

  • ‘Sign-In’ with your iCloud credentials. Turn on the services you want to sync with your iPhone. Otherwise, you have to use only the default services that are turn on.

Create iCloud Email Online

Creating iCloud email ID is not that tough. All you have to do is to follow these steps properly.

  • Open the ‘Settings’ app on your device. Make sure your data connection is turned on. Tap on ‘iCloud’ and ‘Create a New Apple ID’.
  • Enter your ‘Date of Birth’, ‘First’, and the ‘Last’ name in the respective fields and tap on ‘Next’. Choose your current email address or create a new iCloud email address.
  • If you are going to create a new email address, create a password for that and ‘Verify the Password’.
  • Choose any security question and key in the answer to it. Agree to the ‘Terms and Conditions’. Tap ‘Ok’ or ‘Create’.


Your iCloud email ID cannot be customized after a few days, as it works together with your Apple ID. Therefore, make sure you choose the right ID in the first time itself.

How do I create a new iCloud email account?

How to create an iCloud email account on an iPhone, iPad, iPod or Mac
  1. Open Settings.
  2. Tap on your name at the top.
  3. Tap on iCloud.
  4. Toggle Mail on and press ‘Create‘ when the pop up appears.
  5. Choose the iCloud email address you want.
  6. Tap on ‘Next’
  7. Make sure you are happy with it as you can’t change it afterwards.
  8. Tap on ‘Done’

Why can’t I create an iCloud email?

Try changing your Apple ID password. Then shut down your iPhone or iPad and restart. You should see a message saying you need to log in to your Apple ID again due to the password change. Once done, try setting up iCloud and your iCloud email.

Is iCloud email same as Apple ID?

Your iCloud ID is an Apple ID. You use the same process to change the password. My iCloud is not my Apple ID. It is a completely different email address.

Is iCloud a good email?

Final verdict. iCloud Mail is easy to use, reasonably priced with good storage limits, and has a useful web interface, which means it can be used on any device. It also has decent spam filtering and tight integration with Apple products.

Does iCloud have email?

With your iCloud Mail account, you can send, receive, and organize email. If you don’t see Mail on, your account is limited to iCloud web-only features. To see and use iCloud Mail and other iCloud features, set up iCloud on an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac.

What’s Better Gmail or iCloud?

Gmail obviously excels in search, and finding stuff in Gmail is fast and convenient. iCloud Mail does provide search capabilities, but they’re slower and work on a folder-by-folder basis in the webmail client.

Can I have 2 iCloud emails?

You can both send and receive email from an email alias. With iCloud Mail, you can have up to three active email aliases. You can‘t use an email alias to sign in to, and you can‘t use an alias to create a separate Apple ID. An email alias can‘t be converted to a primary email account.

Can someone else access my iCloud?

Access to iCloud can be through all connected Apple devices or by logging into the iCloud account from a computer. If someone knew your Apple ID or your iCloud username/password, they might be able to access your data and information.

Can you call Apple to unlock iCloud?

Open a browser and go to Enter your ‌Apple ID‌ email in the box. If you‘re having trouble, call Apple support on 800-APL-CARE (800-275-2273) or chat to an Apple specialist online.

Can an iCloud lock be removed?

The password to the original owner’s iCloud can be entered to remove it, which a hacker could obtain via phishing. An Apple Store manager can override iCloud. Scammers can trick Apple Store managers into unlocking a device they don’t own.

How can I open a locked iCloud account?

How to unlock your Apple ID
  1. Go to
  2. Enter your Apple ID – usually the email address associated with your Apple account.
  3. Enter the code to prove you’re not a robot.
  4. Click Continue.

How do I contact Apple about iCloud?

If you’ve experienced data loss, contact Apple Support or call 1‑800‑275‑2273 (only in the U.S.) for assistance. If you’re outside the U.S., contact Support here.

How do I get my iCloud information?

On your PC

Open iCloud for Windows. Open iTunes on your PC, choose Account, then select View My Account. If you’re signed in to iTunes with your Apple ID, you’ll see your account name and email address.

Can I chat with Apple support online?

To chat with the Apple customer support team, go to Then choose which Apple product or service you need help with and what issue you’re experiencing. Finally, select Chat and sign in with your Apple ID or enter your product’s serial number.

Can I call Apple for help?

Get support now by phone or chat, set up a repair, and more. Call Apple Support at 1-800-APLCARE.

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