Note: These setup instructions are for Apple devices running software version 4.0.
View instructions for older software.
To configure the 'Mail' app on an Apple device for access to Gmail, just follow these steps:
1. Make sure you've enabled IMAP in your main Gmail settings
2. Open the Settings app on your device
3. Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars
4. Tap Add Account...
5. Tap Gmail
6. Enter your account information, being sure to use your full Gmail address, including '@gmail.com'
7. Tap Next
8. Tap Save
And you're done. You can add additional Gmail accounts by repeating the same steps above.