How to Reset Email on iPhone

My iOS mail application is terrible. Searches won't work, it's often too slow to use, it doesn't load mails, can't make connections to the server often, etc. How can I reset the mail app on iPhone or is there any other way to get it work again.

- A user from Microsoft Community

Mail keeps crashing after iOS 16 update? Mail app crashes every time when you try to compose a new email? Or Mail app works slowly and doesn't load mails or connect to the server? Some users reported having issues with their Mail on their iPhone and iPad such as not being able to send emails or receive emails, mail App freezing intermittently. Here we will try to give some useful tips to fix it.

Part 1: Reset Mail App on iPhone and iPad

Firstly, you can try to reset the Mail app by deleting and re-establishing the afflicted account on iOS 16 iPhone. You can do as the following:

Note: You'll lose any mail downloaded to the iPhone from non-mirrored POP accounts. Depending on the account type and settings, your data may remain on the account provider's servers.
  1. 1. Tap Settings and then tap Mail. Tap on the problematic account, then scroll to the bottom and select Delete Account.

    delete mail account on iphone

  2. 2. Go back to the main Mail settings pane and tap Add Account to re-create the account, re-entering your settings.

    add mail account

Part 2: Reboot Your iOS Device to Get Mail to Work

If reset the Mail app doesn't work for you, you need to completely reboot you device from Recovery Mode to fix app crashes caused by software conflicts.

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  1. Run UltFone iOS System Repair, once it detects your device; click "Enter Recovery Mode" to put your iPhone, iPad into Recovery Mode.

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  2. If your device displays the classic USB to iTunes logo (Recovery Mode), click the "Exit Recovery Mode" and the device will boot up. After restarting, the Mail should work well on your device.

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