The Apps that Google, Exchange, iTunes, and Other Accounts Support for Using the iPad at Work

By Galen Gruman

Part of iPad at Work For Dummies Cheat Sheet

The notion of accounts is a powerful one especially when using the iPad for work. An account lets you sync data across multiple devices, usually through a server or cloud service. The iPad has built-in support for personal information management accounts that can sync data such as email, calendar entries, and notes. But each service supports a different set of the apps that come with the iPad. There are also a few other apps and services listed that are commonly used by businesses.

Account Supported Apps
Exchange (including Office 365) Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Reminders, Notes, OWA, OneDrive,
Office suite, OneNote, Lync
Google Mail, Contacts, Calendars, Notes, Gmail, Chrome, Google Drive,
Google Apps suite, Hangouts, Google, Google+
iCloud Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Reminders, Notes, Photos, Safari,
iCloud Documents, iWork suite
IMAP Mail, Notes
iTunes Music, Podcasts, Videos, iTunes Store, iBooks, App Store
Microsoft Mail (for Hotmail/ email), OneDrive, Office suite,
Yahoo! Mail, Contacts, Calendars, Reminders, Notes