May 16,2020 • Filed to: iPhone Recovery • Proven solutions

Can I reset Email settings on iPhone? --- An iPhone user asked.
When you purchased your iPhone for the first time, there was no email account that was set for the built-in Mail application. Therefore, you can simply reset your iPhone's email to the way it was the first time you bought it. Just like other settings that you fix in your iPhone, email settings can be reset. To reset your email you can just go to your settings and remove any email account that you added into your iPhone X (Plus)/SE/8 (Plus)/7 (Plus)/6s/5s. Resetting your email settings does not have any impact on the rest of your data.

How to Reset Email Settings on iPhone

The steps below give a guideline on how you can reset your email settings on your iPhone.

Step 1. Turn on your iPhone, and search for the app "Settings" button;

Step 2. After the settings open, click the mail, contacts, calendars menu. Depending on your device type;

Step 3. From the "Accounts" that are listed, tap the name of the account that you want to reset. Scroll to the bottom of the window and select "delete account". You will be asked to confirm the deletion, confirm by clicking "delete account".

how to reset email on iphone

Step 4. Go back to the "Accounts" page using the "Back" button located at the top part of your screen and delete any additional accounts listed on the screen. This will reset your iPhone’s mail settings back to the way it was when you purchased it.

iPhone Email Tips & Tricks

There are many email tips and tricks that all iPhone users should know. They include,

  • You can minimize email drafts and save them later. If you are typing an email, just tap the area of the subject line and drag it down to the bottom of your iPhone. Your email will be minimized at the bottom of your inbox until you will want to access it later.
  • There are gesture shortcuts in your iPhone's mail app that can make it easier to clean your inbox. You can automatically mark your message as read by just swiping it to the right on any email.
  • If you swipe to the left of your mail, you get another menu of choices. If you do not want to mark any email as read but you still want to move it you can swipe it to the left on any email. A few choices will be displayed such as flagging or archiving it.
  • You can access many options by clicking the "More" button. The more option appears after swiping to the left. You can tap it and more other choices will be displayed such as the option to reply to an email, forwarding an email, and marking an email as unread.
  • If you want to archive an email quickly without a problem swipe to the left of an email, this will automatically tell your email to archive it.
  • You can use a third-party keyboard app to type your emails faster and you do not have to stick to the Apple keyboard.
  • You can turn on “Handoff” to start your email on your iPhone and complete it on your Mac. This feature allows you to pick your email from where you left when switching between your iPhone and Mac.
  • If you want t find important messages quickly, you can use the spotlight search bar. You can go through your email messages without switching your email app when using the spotlight search bar.
  • For you to see your emails right away, you should ensure that they appear on the iPhone's lock screen. You can see the emails as they come in without launching the Mail app by setting your notifications.

Why Choose This iPhone Email Documents Recovery Software:

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  • It can extract backup data from iCloud and iTunes.
  • It offers a selective option where you can selectively select the data you want to recover if you do not want to recover all data files.
  • It gives you the permission to preview your lost files such that you can be able to review them one by one and choose the ones that you need.
  • It supports Mac OS X 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11, 10.12 (macOS Sierra) and Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10.
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