This post offers an iCloud Mail login and sign-up guide. You can create a free iCloud Mail account to use it to send or receive emails on the web or any device. Explanation for how to access iCloud Mail on Windows 10/11 or Android is also included.
Check how to sign up for iCloud Mail and log into your iCloud Mail account to use this free Apple email service.
What is iCloud Mail?
iCloud Mail is a free email service for Apple users developed by Apple Inc.
Apple iCloud Mail uses the @icloud.com email address. You can send and receive emails from a @icloud.com address. Any messages you send or receive with this iCloud email address will be stored in the cloud or local drive on your device. You can send or receive emails on any device that has turned on iCloud Mail, including Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Windows computers.
iCloud Mail is free to use. Its free plan gives you up to 5 GB of free storage for emails, documents, and other data. If you want more storage, you can upgrade to iCloud+ and choose an advanced plan of iCloud.
Learn how to download iCloud for Windows 10/11, how to set up iCloud on Mac/iPhone/iPad/Windows/Android, and how to download photos from iCloud to PC or Mac.
iCloud Mail Login and Sign-up
On the web:
- To create a free iCloud Mail account, you can go to https://www.icloud.com/mail in your browser. Click the Sign In button.
- Enter your Apple ID and password to sign into iCloud Mail with your Apple ID. If you don’t have an Apple ID yet, you can click Create Apple ID to create one. If you forgot your Apple ID or password, you can click Forgot Apple ID or password.
- Click the Apple menu > System Settings.
- Click your name at the top of the sidebar.
- Click iCloud and click iCloud Mail. Click Turn On and follow the instructions to create an iCloud Mail address.
Tip: On macOS 12 or older, you can click Apple > System Preferences > Apple ID > iCloud > iCloud Mail (or Mail) to create an iCloud Mail account.
On iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch:
- Tap Settings > your name > iCloud.
- Tap iCloud Mail (or Mail) and follow the instructions to create a primary iCloud Mail address.
Download iCloud Mail for Windows
To access iCloud Mail on your Windows computer, you can download iCloud for Windows. With iCloud for Windows, you can easily access iCloud mail, photos, videos, calendar, files, etc. on your Windows PC.
You can easily download iCloud app for Windows 10/11 from the Microsoft Store. You can open Microsoft Store app on Windows 10/11 and search for iCloud app in the store. Click Get to instantly download and install iCloud app on Windows. You can go to Microsoft Store official website in your browser to search for iCloud. Click Get in Store app > Get to download iCloud for PC.
Alternatively, you can also go to https://www.icloud.com/mail in your browser and sign in to access iCloud Mail on Windows.
How to Access iCloud Mail on Android
Way 1. You can access iCloud Mail through a web browser on your Android device. You can go to www.icloud.com and sign in with your Apple ID. Then you can click Mail to access iCloud Mail.
Way 2. You can open Gmail on your Android device, tap your email profile icon, and tap Add another account > Other. Then you can add your iCloud email address to the Gmail app.
Fix iCloud Mail Not Working – 5 Tips
You can use iCloud Mail in the Mail app on your iPhone/iPad/Mac. You can also use iCloud Mail in iCloud.com on your iPhone/iPad/Mac/PC. If you can’t access, send, or receive emails with iCloud Mail, you may try the tips below to fix the iCloud Mail not working issue.
Tip 1. Check the status of iCloud Mail online to see if this email service is working.
Tip 2. Check if you have turned on your iCloud Mail account. On Mac, open the Mail app and click Mail > Preferences > Accounts, click your iCloud account, and check if the account is turned on. On iPhone/iPad, you can go to Settings > your name > iCloud, and check if iCloud Mail is turned on this device.
Tip 3. Make sure you haven’t exceeded your iCloud storage limit.
Tip 4. Update your device’s operating system to the latest version.
Tip 5. Get more troubleshooting tips from official Apple support: If iCloud Mail isn’t working.