This article will walk you through the process of creating a free iCloud email account on any Apple device. This enables you to sign in to an Apple account using your Apple ID, providing access to iTunes, Apple Podcasts, the Apple App Store, iCloud, iMessage, and FaceTime.
On Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch
The following steps will guide you through the process of creating a new iCloud email account on your Apple mobile device:
- Navigate to Settings.
- Squeeze your name.
- Click on iCloud.
- Toggle Mail to the “On” position and follow the on-screen instructions.
On Your Mac Computer
The following steps will guide you through the process of creating a new iCloud email account on your Mac computer:
- Select System Preferences from the Apple menu.
- On macOS 10.15 or later, navigate to Apple ID > iCloud > Mail and follow the on-screen instructions.
- In macOS 10.14 or earlier, navigate to iCloud > Mail and then follow the on-screen instructions.
Once your @icloud.com email address is configured, you can use it to sign in to iCloud. You can still access your Apple ID using your original email address.