How to make iCloud as default email address?

If you want to make your iCloud as your default email address on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, then you are at the right place. After it is set to the default mail, then every mail will be sent from @cloud (your particular mail in iPhone) to any email address.

There maybe lots of mails in your phone, like there are options for Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Hotmail, LiveMail and other emails accounts. All of these accounts can be set as default mail accounts. But it is recommended that you set @iCLoud as your primary mail account. Because every iCloud account is primarily stored in iPhone, and in case of any password loss, it can be recovered easily.

Follow these simple steps and make iCloud as your default email address. Step by step guide to make iCloud as default email.

How do I make iCloud my default email?

  1. Go to the “Settings”.
  2. Tap on “Mail”.
  3. Tap on “Contacts”.
  4. Find the “Default Account”.
  5. Tap on iCloud account.
  6. Tap on “Set As Default”

If you have more than one iCloud mails stored on your iPhone or iPad, Then you just have to follow the above steps and just in the advanced menu, tap on your desired mail from the given list of iCloud mails.

After these settings whenever you send some messages or emails to anyone, then it will be composed as “” (your mail is the name or numbers which you have set while creating your email account in iCloud).

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I have 2 iCloud email addresses?

Yes you can have 2 iCloud email addresses but for 2 separate iCloud accounts.

Can I change my iCloud email address?

Yes, you can change your iCloud email address. You just have to go to Apple ID Official Site, click Manage my Apple ID. Click edit option which is next to the primary email account, then click on Edit primary email, then enter your desired email for iCloud.

How do I create more than one iCloud email address?

Go to, click the gear at the bottom left, and tap on Preferences. Then go to Accounts and create a new alias there

How do I delete an iCloud email address?

Go to your Apple ID account page. Under Manage Account just scroll down to the Data & Privacy section. Click on Manage Your Privacy. Click Request to Delete Your Account (iCloud Account).

How many iCloud email aliases can I have?

Three. You can have 3 iCloud email aliases on your Apple Device.


We hope that you have followed all of our given steps in setting up iCloud as your default mail account. Furthermore if you have any other method then you can mention it our comments section, we will try to add it too in our this article. If you liked it….share it with your friends & family.

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