Using your @icloud.com email address

Learn how to send and receive email using your @icloud.com email address.

Depending on when you started using iCloud, your iCloud email addresses or aliases might end with @icloud.com, @me.com, or @mac.com. No matter which address you send email from, you'll get all email sent to your @me.com, @mac.com, or @icloud.com email addresses in your iCloud inbox.

Send email from your @icloud.com address

Open Mail and start a new email:

  • If you only have an @icloud.com address and don't have any iCloud email aliases, it will appear in the Cc/Bcc, From field on your iOS device or the From field on your Mac and iCloud.com
  • If you have multiple email addresses, you might need to select your @icloud.com address:
    • iOS: Tap Cc/Bcc, From, tap From, then choose your @icloud.com address.
    • OS X: Choose your @icloud.com address from the From menu.
    • iCloud.com: Click CC/Bcc From, then choose your @icloud.com address from the From menu.

Then complete your email and send it.

Make an @icloud.com address your default sending and receiving address

To make your @icloud.com address the default for sending and receiving email from iCloud, follow the steps below for each of your devices.

iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

  1. Go to Settings > iCloud. In iOS 7 or earlier, tap Settings > iCloud > Account. 
  2. Tap Mail under Advanced.
  3. Under iCloud Account Information, tap your email address. 
  4. Tap the @icloud.com email address that you want to use as the default for sending mail from iCloud Mail.

Mac

  1. Go to Mail > Preferences, then click Composing.
  2. Click “Send new messages from” and select the @icloud.com email address that you want to use.

iCloud.com

  1. In iCloud Mail, click   in the sidebar and choose Preferences. 
  2. Click Composing.
  3. Select “Set a default address” and choose the @icloud.com address that you want to use.

Outlook

  • Outlook 2007: Choose Tools > Account Settings. Select the Email tab, then select your @icloud.com email address from the list. Click “Set as default.”
  • Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013: Choose File > Info > Account Settings. Select the Email tab, then select your @icloud.com email address from the list. Click “Set as default.”

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