In order to access icloud, one first needs to create an Apple ID or email. Creating an Apple ID is easy and quick. Here are a few different ways you can try to create an email ID for your iCloud.

On iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

Via Apple ID

  • Go to Settings on your home screen
  • Open Sign in with your Apple ID
  • Press Don’t Have an Apple ID
  • Enter Your New Email and Password > Enter Your Birthday and hit next
  • Enter your First and Last Names and hit next
  • Press Get Free iCloud Email and hit next
  • Enter your new icloud email and password
  • Answer the Security Questions
  • Agree to the Term and Conditions
  • Add your Phone Number and country region or Recovery Email
  • Verify your ID through the verification code sent to you via text message or phone call

Note: If you already have an Apple ID then skip step 3-6 and follow the rest to get an icloud email.

Pro Tip: You can also create a new Apple ID when setting up your new device or via App Store or iTunes.

Via iCloud Mail

  • Go to Settings
  • Scroll down to icloud

  • Tap Mail
  • Enter new icloud email and press create
  • Follow the rest of the instructions given on the screen to complete the process   

On Mac

Via icloud Mail

  • Go to Apple Menu
  • Open System Preferences
  • Open icloud
  • Scroll down to Mail
  • Enter your new icloud email and press create
  • Follow rest of the instructions on the screen such as create passwords, profile info, and verify to get started

Is iCloud email the 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.

Do I have an iCloud email address?

If you have an Apple ID, then you have an iCloud email account. This free account gives you up to 5GB storage for your emails, minus what you use for documents and other data you store in the cloud. It’s easy to work with your iCloud email from Apple’s Mail, on the Mac, or on an iOS device.

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.

How do I access my iCloud email on iPhone?

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud, then turn on Mail.

How do I find my iCloud email address and password?

Choose Apple menu  > System Preferences, then click iCloud. Choose Account Details. If you’re asked to enter your Apple ID password, click “Forgot Apple ID or password” and follow the onscreen instructions.

How do I activate iCloud on my iPhone?

Set up iCloud on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, open the Settings app, then tap “Sign in to your [device].” Enter your Apple ID and password. If you don’t have an Apple ID, follow the onscreen instructions to create one. Tap iCloud, then turn on the iCloud features you want to use.

How do I set up iCloud email on outlook?

Add an iCloud email account to Outlook
  1. Select File > Add Account.
  2. Enter your email address and click Connect.
  3. Enter your name, email address, and password, and click Next.
  4. If prompted, enter your password again, then select OK > Finish to start using your email account in Outlook.

Can I make my iCloud email my Apple ID?

If you set up iCloud using an Apple ID that doesn’t end with, you must create an email address on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac before you can use iCloud Mail. macOS 10.15 or later: Click Apple ID, click iCloud, select Mail, then follow the onscreen instructions.

Can I use my Gmail account as Apple ID?

You can change the email for an Apple ID if it uses any other kind of address, such as one with an or domain. Go to Apple’s My Apple ID page and click the Manage your Apple ID button. Enter your email address and password, then click Sign in. You can even add an alternate email address.

Why is Apple telling me my email address is not available?

Method #1.

If you find out that the email address you are trying to use as your primary Apple ID is already being used as a secondary email address for other Apple ID email, you need to remove that secondary email and use an email address that you are not already using. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.

Why won’t my Apple ID let me change my email address?

Answer: A: Answer: A: The message implies that the email address is already linked to an iTunes account (or maybe has been recently linked to an account) – it doesn’t matter whether you’ve had the email address for years, an email address can’t be on multiple accounts.

How do I reset my Apple ID if email is no longer valid?

What Can You Do?
  1. Go to this website (
  2. Sign in with your defunct email address and your password.
  3. Under the Account section, click Edit.
  4. Click Change Apple ID under the Apple ID section.
  5. Enter the email address you’d like to use as your new Apple ID.
  6. Click continue.

How do I find my Apple ID without an email address?

Go to your Apple ID account page and click Forgot Apple ID or password. When you’re asked to enter your Apple ID, click “Look it up.” Enter your first name, last name, and email address. If you enter the wrong email address, you can try again with a different one.

How do I reset my Apple ID password without email?

1 Answer. Go to Apple’s iForgot page and enter your Apple ID. From there, choose the Security Questions option and answer the questions. If you are correct, you should be able to reset the password.