set up gmail on ipad miniGoogle email help you to access email from anywhere at any time if you have Internet connection on your mini iPad. You can follow bellow easy steps to set up Gmail on your iPad mini.Before you going to add Gmail account to your iPad iPhone or mobile phones, you need to make sure to have IMAP or POP enabled, otherwise you will not be able to setup Gmail on your mobile devices. You can find the instructions to enable Gmail IMAP & POP access and download from the tips section at the bottom of this guide.

Setting Up Gmail on iPad mini

Step 1. Launch the Settings app on the home screen of mini ipad.

Step 2. Tap on “Mail, Contacts, Calendars” option.

Step 3. Tap on “Add Account” option, you will see a screen with all email services like below.

setup gmail on ipad mini

Step 4. Choose “Google” from the available email types list. It is a default email option on your mini iPad.

Step 5. Fill up the “Name”, “Email”, “Password”, and “Description” fields and save.

input gmail username password on ipad

Be sure to use your full Gmail address that ends with ‘@gmail.com’

Step 6. Tap on Next button on the top right corner, you will then have the options to sync mail, contacts, calendars, notes from Gmail to iPad. You can enable or disable any item you like to sync or not to sync. from below screen.

sync gmail mail contacts calendars notes to ipad
Step 7. Tap on the “Save” button, the mail app on iPad mini should be synced with your Gmail server immediately.

More Gmail Configuration on iPad Tips

  • To add additional Gmail accounts to your iPad mini you can repeat the same steps above.
  • If you can’t set up Gmail on iPad, Gmail server can’t verify your credentails if you have input the correct full Gmail username and password, you can log on your Gmail from a web browser on computer, go to Gmail Settings page >> Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab, you can then enable IMAP for your Gmail from there. Normally your Gmail will be set up as IMAP mail on your iPad, you do not need to turn on POP unless you like to manually configure Gmail as POP mail on your iPad. See below screenshot.
    enable pop imap for gmail
  • For many popular email service and accounts like Google email, Yahoo! Mail, AOL email, iPad mini will enter most of the settings for you. That’s very convenient. When setting up the email account, you can choose which email services you want to use on you iPad mini.
Setting Up Gmail on iPad mini
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6 thoughts on “Setting Up Gmail on iPad mini

  1. Jan Blake

    It would appear that there is no facility to set up a ‘group’ contact on Gmail on iPad Mini . This is a real obstacle for me and needs to be addressed.

  2. jennifer d

    When trying to set up my gmail account it stats my password is incorrect, yet I can log in on the computer and my phone and it works just fine. What am i doing wrong?

    • Matt

      Hi jennifer,
      Have you enable IMAP for your Gmail? If not, you can go to enable it from Gmail settings, then try to add Gmail to your iPad again see if any help. I have updated this guide which instructions to enable IMAP for Gmail above. Please scroll up to the “More Gmail Configuration on iPad Tips” section, you can find details there.

  3. Barry

    I’m trying to set up a gmail address on my iPad mini. I enter the required details – name, account name, password – and then press “next”. I get a notice that the details are wrong. How can they be wrong when I have just created them? Hrlp

    • Matt

      Hi Barry,
      Please double check see if you have IMAP for your Gmail enabled. I have updated this guide which instructions to enable IMAP for Gmail above. Please scroll up to the “More Gmail Configuration on iPad Tips” section, you can find details there. Please go to enable IMAP from Gmail settings, then follow instructions above to add Gmail to your iPad again see if any help.

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