How To Fix iPhone Email Problems With thanks to HTF Member DaveF iPhone Mail is a complete mess for those of us that get hundreds of emails per day that are mostly spam related. There are no spam filters on iPhone, and worse, there is no way to do a mass deletion of everything that gets downloaded. Though there are rumored software fixes on the way, we felt it necessary to help you guys with iPhone mail related problems. By going through this 10 minute procedure, you'll be enjoying spam-free email directly to your iPhone Create a GMAIL account 1. Go to Google Mail and create a personal account 2. After you have successfully registered, log into your GMAIL account and click on SETTINGS in top right corner 3. Go to Accounts and scroll down to Get Mail From Other Accounts. Fill out the information pertaining to the POP3 account you wish GMAIL to retrieve mail from. 4. Go to Forwarding and POP and select the option Enable POP only for mail that arrives from now on Set up GMAIL on your iPhone and Computer Mail applications 1. On your iPhone go to Settings -> Mail -> Add An Account. You will see an option for adding a GMAIL account. Use the same information that you used to set up your personal GMAIL account. 2. Set up a GMAIL account on your computer desktop/laptop mail client according to these instructions Be certain when setting up email on your desktop and laptop that for USERNAME you put "recent:" directly in front of your GMAIL username For example, my gmail username is: firstname.lastname@example.org When setting up my computer and notebook mail applications for GMAIL I changed the username to: "recent:email@example.com" In doing this, you will be able to download the same mail across all your computers, keeping your mail in perfect synch. Please note that upon completion and first download of your GMAIL accounts on all your platforms (including iPhone), you will download a month's worth of old mail. This is normal. Once it is all cleared out, you will enjoy the luxury of receiving only NEW messages on all your computers with spam successfully filtered out.