Most of you have probably seen email addresses that use @icloud.com. If you did, you could be thinking that iCloud is now offering email services like you would find with Yahoo, Hotmail or Gmail.
iCloud basically is providing users with an email alias that is simply a forwarding email address. Anything that is sent to these email alias will be forwarded to a users main email address.
Having an iCloud email address could come in handy if you don’t feel like using your main id to register on portals. In this guide, were going to show you how you can create and begin using an iCloud Email Alias on an iPhone and/or MAC.
How to Easily Create an iCloud Email on iPhone:
- The first thing that you will need to do is to open your iPhone settings.
- From there, tap on iCloud.
- Tap on Mail to enable Mail.
- A pop-up should appear on the bottom. Tap on create.
- Type in your desired name to make an iCloud address. Tap on Next.
- Tap on Done
How to Easily Create an iCloud Email Alias on Mac:
1. Open the iCloud.com on MAC. Login with your Apple ID
2. Click the mail icon.
3. Click on the action menu icon on the bottom left. Choose preferences
4. Click account on the taps. On the left side of the screen you should see Add Alias, click it.
5. Create your Alias and click on ok.
6. You should get a message saying that your mail alias has been created.
Above guide is how to create an iCloud email alias on iPhone/Mac, as most of you have seen email address like @icloud.com and users think that iCloud is providing email services like Hotmail, Yahoo and Gmail. Not only that but also iCloud provide email alias simply a forwarding email address. Anything send to the email alias will be forwarded to your main email address.
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