Read email in Mail on iCloud.com
iCloud Mail automatically checks for new messages and puts them in your Inbox. Messages you receive are shown in the main Mail window.
Note: If you want your iCloud email to appear on your devices, they must have the iCloud Mail feature turned on. See Set up iCloud Mail on your devices.
Read your iCloud Mail using a web browser
In Mail on iCloud.com, click Inbox, then do any of the following:
Read a message: Select the message in your message list.
Open a message in a new window: Double-click the message in the message list.
See a list of messages in a different mail folder: Click the folder in the sidebar. For example, click Sent in the sidebar to see a list of messages you sent. If you don’t see the sidebar, see Show or hide the sidebar in Mail on iCloud.com.
In your message list, messages are labeled with the following icons:
A message is unread.
A message contains an attachment.
A message that you replied to. To see your reply, click the arrow.
A message that you forwarded. To see your forwarded message, click the arrow.
A message that you flagged. See Flag important emails in Mail on iCloud.com.
A message sent by a VIP. See Make a sender a VIP in Mail on iCloud.com.
A message marked as junk mail. See Manage junk mail in Mail on iCloud.com.
Mark an email as unread
In Mail on iCloud.com, select the message or messages you want to mark as unread in your message list.
Click the Flag button , then choose Mark as Unread.
Load HTML images automatically
In Mail on iCloud.com, click the Action pop-up menu in the sidebar, then choose Preferences.
If you don’t see the sidebar, see Show or hide the sidebar in Mail on iCloud.com.
In the General pane, select “Load remote content in messages,” then click Done.
When “Load remote content in messages” isn’t selected, you need to click “Load images” to view the images in a message.
The time an email was received appears in the message list or the email header (the information at the top of the email). If the time shown is incorrect, you need to change the time zone in Settings on iCloud.com. See Change the language or time zone on iCloud.com.
You can also modify other aspects of how your emails appear in iCloud Mail preferences. Click the Action pop-up menu in the sidebar, then choose Preferences.