How to Setup Fastmail Email on iPhone or iPad


To set up FastMail email on iPhone or iPad, you first need to generate an App Password for Spark using FastMail’s website. Your FastMail account password will not work directly in Spark, so this is necessary to use Spark with FastMail email.


Create a Fastmail App Password:

To generate an App Password, follow the instructions detailed here: www.fastmail.com/help/clients/apppassword.html

Once you generate an App Password, copy it to your clipboard or remember it, as you will need to enter it in Spark in the next steps detailed below.


How to Add Fastmail Email to iPhone or iPad

  1. If you haven’t already, download and install Spark mail app on your iPhone or iPad to get started. If you’re already using Spark and want to add a Fastmail account, these instructions here instead.
  2. Launch Spark on your iPhone or iPad.
  3. Read the intro screens by swiping them to the left or tap the “Skip” button at the bottom if you’re familiar with Spark’s features already.
  1. Type in your email address, tick the checkbox next to “I agree to the Spark Terms of Use and Privacy Policy” and tap on the “Next” button to proceed further.
  1. On the next screen, enter your Fastmail app password and tap Next. Then, tap on the blue ‘Allow’ button to grant Spark access to your email account, so you can use your Fastmail email within Spark.

That’s it! There are no Settings to configure and no servers to specify. Just sign into your Fastmail account and start using Spark for iOS.


How to Add Fastmail Email to Spark for iOS

  1. Launch Spark on your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Tap on the Sidebar button at the top left of the screen.
  1. Scroll down till you see the ‘Settings’ option and tap on it.
  1. Tap on ‘Mail Accounts’ and then on the ‘Add Account’ button at the bottom.
  1. Tap on the ‘Set Up Account Manually’ button in blue.
  1. Enter your @Fastmail email and password to sign into your Fastmail account.
  1. Tap on the ‘Allow’ button to let Spark access your Fastmail Account if requested, so that you can start using your Fastmail email with Spark on iPhone or iPad.
  2. Choose how you’d like Spark to handle notifications for you and then click ‘Done’.

That’s it! Spark will automatically set up your Fastmail account on your iPhone and iPad and all you emails will be accessible for you to use.