How to Use More Than One Gmail Account With the iOS Gmail App

Log in to multiple Gmail accounts in the same place

What to Know

  • Add additional accounts: Open Gmail, tap your user icon > Add another accountGoogle, then follow the instructions.
  • Switch between accounts: Tap your user icon in the upper-right corner, then tap the email address you want.

This article explains how to add multiple accounts to Gmail for iOS and switch between accounts whenever you want. These instructions apply to devices with iOS 11 or newer and Gmail app version 5.0.181202 and later.

How to Add Additional Accounts to the Gmail iOS App

Keep all of your email accounts handy in the Gmail app and save time. Here's how.

  1. Open the Gmail app, then tap your user icon in the upper-right corner of the app.

  2. Tap Add another account, then tap Google.

    You can add accounts from several email platforms. The procedure for doing so might be different.

    Adding another account to the Gmail app
  3. Tap Continue to confirm you want to add a Gmail account. On the next screens, enter your email address and password. Then, tap Next to continue.

    Entering account credentials in the Gmail app
  4. The inbox of the new account opens. Repeat these steps for each account you want to add.

How to Access Multiple Accounts in Gmail for iOS

After you set up new accounts, you can switch between accounts whenever you want. To do so, tap your user icon in the upper-right corner, and then tap the email address you want. This opens the inbox for the second account.

Switching accounts in the Gmail app

While you can only see and search the messages of one account at a time, the Gmail pus notifications (app badges) totals the new messages in all configured accounts.

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