How can I make iCloud my default email address?

How can I make iCloud my default email address?

iCloud can be set as the default email address on the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. This means when a new email is composed, it will automatically be sent from the @iCloud address chosen in the steps below. To start, make sure the iCloud account is active and iCloud email is set up on the device.

iCloud default email

1. Navigate to Settings -> Mail, Contacts, Calendars -> Default Account.
2. Select iCloud as the default email account.

For those with more than one @iCloud address, any existing iCloud alias can be used as the default email address in iOS.

iCloud default email settings

3. Navigate to Settings -> iCloud.
4. Scroll down and choose Mail under ADVANCED.
5. Tap Email and select the @iCloud address to use for default email.