When you first get a new iPad or iPhone, one of the first things you’ll want to do is set up your email accounts. Here’s how to do it.
Set Up Your Email on iPhone or iPad
Open Settings and select Mail, Contacts, Calendars. Then under Accounts tap on Add Account.
Now tap the email service you want to add. Here I’m going to set up my Hotmail email.
Next, you’re prompted to enter your email address, password and description for the account. Tap Next.
Now turn on the features you want to have your iPad check. Click Save.
You’ll be taken back to the Mail, Contact, Calendars screen. You’ll see the account you just added. Tap on it to change settings.
The account screen will come up. Here you can turn features on or off – and delete the account if you want.
On the Home Screen you’ll see a red notification with the number of messages you have. Tap on it.
Now you can use your email account on your iPad. If you enable iCloud, it will sync your messages, calendar, and contacts between all of you iOS devices and Mac.
New features in iOS 5 include dragging addresses to different fields, formatting message text and an enhanced search.