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.
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.
Step 2: Select the email message to which you want to reply.
Step 3: Touch the arrow icon at the bottom of the screen.
Step 4: Select the Reply option.
Step 5: Enter your reply message into the body of the email, then touch the Send icon at the top-right of the screen.
Do you need to forward an email instead? This article will show you how you can forward an email from your iPhone as well.
Matthew Burleigh has been writing tech tutorials since 2008. His writing has appeared on dozens of different websites and been read over 50 million times.
After receiving his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Science he spent several years working in IT management for small businesses. However, he now works full time writing content online and creating websites.
His main writing topics include iPhones, Microsoft Office, Google Apps, Android, and Photoshop, but he has also written about many other tech topics as well.
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