ICloud is a software available on every Apple system: iPhone, iPad, Mac. The user can easily access his stored data at the Apple service and share them with others. iCloud is becoming unavoidable and presents itself as a competitive offer on the tariff level. Find out the advantages of an ICloud mailbox and how to best use it.
Why connect to your iCloud mailbox?
Having an iCloud mailbox helps to save space on your device. You have the possibility to access your pictures from any device and store them online. All the images can be reunited in your picture library.
With Apple’s iCloud, your data is centralized which makes it easier to access your agenda, your emails, your contacts… Its parameters allow you to choose the information you wish to save. Plus, you can synchronize your data between multiple devices thanks to the iCloud Drive. Furthermore, up to six members of a same family can share their data.
In case of loss or theft of your iPhone, your data can be retrieved thanks to iCloud. And for that, you simply need to type your iCloud identification on your new device and access the saved data.
How to connect to your iCloud mailbox?
Just like every other webmail (Orange, Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo, etc.), an Apple account allows you to send, receive and organize your emails on any device: iOS, Mac, Outlook or Windows. You just need to configure the device to use it with your mailbox and the updates will be done automatically. Also, you can benefit from the different functionalities offered by iCloud.
In order to access your iCloud account, configure an @icloud.com email address beforehand to connect. If you have another iCloud application, click on the name of this application above the icloud.com window and select Mail.
Configure your iCloud mailbox
Once you’ve configured an @icloud.com email address, you will be able to use your iCloud webmail on all your devices or a web browser.
To configure your iCloud mailbox on your iOS device, follow these steps:
- Under iOS 10.3 or an ulterior version, go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud, then activate Mail
- Under iOS 10.2 or an ulterior version, go to Settings > iCloud, then activate Mail
On your Mac, select the Apple menu > System Preferences, click on iCloud, then on Mail.
In order to configure your iCloud mail on Windows with Outlook, follow these instructions:
- Open iCloud for Windows
- Select Mail, Contacts, Calendar and Tasks
- Click on Apply
Afterwards, your iCloud mailbox is put in the list of folders on the left in Microsoft Outlook. In order to display your iCloud Mail folder in Outlook, click on the expansion triangle at the left of your account. Thus, you can use your web browser and connect on iCloud.com in order to access to your iCloud mailbox.
Clean your mailbox with Cleanfox
In order to better manage your iCloud mailbox, you need to regularly clean your mailbox. Doing this task manually requires a lot of time and can easily become of source of stress. Then, we recommend using an efficient software which easily sorts your messages and helps you deleting them in no time.
To do so, you simply need to associate your iCloud mailbox to Cleanfox, a free software which eases the process of deleting your undesirable emails, newsletters and obsolete emails. In a single click, you can delete them, unsubscribe or keep the important emails.