How to Reply to an Email on the iPhone

Managing emails on the iPhone is pretty simple using the default Mail app.

Once you have set up your email account and are receiving messages, you can perform most of the tasks that you are able to perform when managing your email on a desktop or laptop computer.

But it can be a little difficult to navigate the various mail screens if you are not familiar with the assorted icons at the bottom of the screen that you need to use to perform the mail functions.

So if you want to be able to reply to an email from your iPhone, you can follow our tutorial below.

Learning how to text an email on iPhone is something that you might be interested in if you want to consolidate all of your important communications to one app.

How Do You Reply to an Email on the iPhone 5?

The tutorial below was written using an iPhone 5 with the iOS 7 operating system. If you have an iPhone and your screens do not look like those in the images below, then you may still be using iOS 6. You can read this article to learn how to update to iOS 7.

Step 1: Open the Mail app.

open the mail app

Step 2: Select the email message to which you want to reply.

select the message to which you want to reply

Step 3: Touch the arrow icon at the bottom of the screen.

touch the arrow icon

Step 4: Select the Reply option.

how to reply to an email on the iphone

Step 5: Enter your reply message into the body of the email, then touch the Send icon at the top-right of the screen.

enter your message, then tap send

Now that you know how to reply to an email on your iPhone, you will be able to not only create new emails, but also engage in email conversations with people that have sent messages to you.

Do you need to forward an email instead? This article will show you how you can forward an email from your iPhone as well.

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