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How to add an iCloud account on Android

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If you’ve owned an iPhone or iPad, chances are you’ve gotten used to using your email account from iCloud. And if you have decided to switch to Android, maybe you have thought that you have to stop using it now. Nothing could be further from the truth. Using your Apple account from an Android mobile is perfectly possible. It may seem a bit cumbersome, but it is not too complicated.

Steps to use your iCloud account on Android

Create a password for your iCloud account

How Manzana It has two-step verification, the easiest way to use iCloud on your Android is to create a specific password first. In this way, you can then use your account on any mobile without being too complicated.

  1. In your browser on your computer enter
  2. Sign in with your iCloud account
  3. Access Security> Generate password
  4. Write the password you want and press «Create»

Try write down the password so as not to forget it. It will be necessary when you want to use your account from your Android mobile. It is an extra security element so that no one can access your account against your will on another device.

How to add your iCloud address on your Android mobile

The next step we must follow is just to add the iCloud address to our Android mobile. In this way, you can continue receiving your emails on your smartphone without having to change accounts. This step is a bit easier, since it is similar to when we add any new account to our phone. The steps to follow are those:

  1. Enter the Settings menu
  2. Access Accounts
  3. Click on Add Account, which will appear at the bottom
  4. Enter Personal (IMAP)
  5. Enter your iCloud account and click Next
  6. Add the password you created before and press next again

Once you have carried out this process, you will be able to access your bill from Apple from your Android without major problem.

Where can I read my emails?

As long as you have activated the iCloud account on your Android mobile, you will be able to receive the emails that reach it in your account Gmail. In this way, it will not be necessary for you to have a specific application to check your emails from your Apple account, but you will be able to receive all the emails that come from your different accounts in the same place.

The idea is that accessing your emails is as easy as possible, regardless of where the original account you were using was sold from.

Have you migrated from iOS to Android recently? Has the process of using email on your new smartphone been complicated? You can share your experiences with other users in the comments section at the bottom of the page.