Use MailChimp for iOS

This feature requires Manager user level or higher.

MailChimp for iOS helps you manage your account on the go. Track subscriber and campaign activity, view campaign reports, and add new subscribers directly from your mobile device.

In this article, you'll learn how to use MailChimp for iOS.

Before You Start

Here are some things to know before you begin this process.

  • You must download MailChimp for iOS and connect your account to complete these tasks.

  • MailChimp for iOS is not meant to replace the full version of MailChimp. If you need to do something in your account that isn't available in the mobile app, access the full version of MailChimp in a web browser.

  • This article uses an iPhone 6 to demonstrate features. Other iOS devices may render the same features slightly differently.

  • Depending on your user level, you may not have access to all the features in this article. Account Owners, Admins, and Managers have full access to MailChimp for iOS

  • An extension is available for Apple Watch, and MailChimp is also available for Android devices.

Add a Subscriber

To add a subscriber, follow these steps.

  1. Navigate to the Lists screen and tap the Add Subscriber icon in the upper-right corner of the screen.
    Add subscriber icon.
  2. Enter the subscriber's email address and tap Select List.
  3. Tap the name of the list you want to add the subscriber to.
  4. Input any other required list information, and tap Add.
    Screen to add subscriber information with example text.

We'll display a success message when your subscriber's information has been submitted correctly.

Send a Campaign

After you've created a draft campaign in the MailChimp web application, you can send it with MailChimp for iOS when you're away from your desk.

To send a draft campaign, follow these steps.

  1. Navigate to the Campaigns screen and tap the draft campaign you want to send.
  2. Tap Confirm and Send in the upper-right corner.
    Confirm and Send button.
  3. Review the Campaign Checklist. If you need to resolve any issues, log in to your MailChimp account in a web browser.
    Campaign checklist with no errors.
  4. Tap Confirm and send now or Schedule for later and follow the prompts.

Cancel a Campaign

MailChimp Pro users can cancel a sent campaign before it has been delivered to all recipients. The ability to cancel a campaign is only available if the campaign has at least 10,000 recipients.

To cancel a campaign from MailChimp for iOS, follow these steps.

  1. Navigate to the Reports screen and tap the name of the campaign you want to cancel.
  2. Tap and hold Need to Cancel?
  3. In the pop-up modal, press and hold the red button. After you cancel the campaign, we'll tell you what percentage of subscribers will not receive it.
    Confirm canceling a campaign.

We'll display a Canceled icon at the top of your campaign report. Due to the timing of MailChimp's delivery process, it's likely your campaign will have already been delivered to some subscribers. The results of those sends will appear in the campaign report.

Pause or Resume an Automation Email

You can pause or resume individual automated emails from MailChimp for iOS. To make changes to an automation or its workflow settings, you'll need to log in to MailChimp in a web browser.

To pause or resume an automated email in MailChimp for iOS, follow these steps.

  1. Navigate to the Automation screen and tap the automation you want to work with.
  2. Tap the email you want to pause or resume and tap View Campaign in the upper-right corner.
  3. Tap Pause Campaign or Resume Campaign in the upper-right corner.
    Pause campaign option for Automation email.

Export a Campaign

If you need to share a draft campaign or sent campaign, you can export a campaign link that clients or colleagues can view in their web browser.

To export a campaign, follow these steps.

  1. Navigate to the Campaigns screen and tap the campaign you want to work with.
  2. Tap the Export icon in the lower-right corner and choose which app you'll use to share the link.
    Export icon.

We'll generate a short URL in the app you chose, where you can craft a message and share the link to your campaign.

Export a Campaign Report

When you export a campaign report from MailChimp for iOS, we'll create a report that's formatted for an email message, so you can quickly share it with your clients or colleagues.

To export a campaign report, follow these steps.

  1. Navigate to the Reports screen and tap the campaign report you want to work with.
  2. Tap the Export icon at the top of the screen.
    Export icon.
  3. Tap Email.
  4. Input the email address you want to send your report to and tap Send. We'll automatically create a subject line with [MailChimp Report], followed by the name of your campaign.

Use MailChimp Notification Center Widgets

MailChimp for iOS includes campaigns and lists widgets that you can add to the Today view in the pull-down iOS Notification Center. Quickly view campaign and list statistics, or tap the shortcut button to open the app for more information.

The Campaigns Widget

The campaigns widget displays an overview of the statistics for your most recent campaign. After you've enabled the widget, the you'll see the overview for your most recently sent campaign report. Tap View Report to open the full campaign report.
The Campaigns notification center widget with recent campaign data.

The List Widget

The list widget displays a subscriber count for the list you choose. To quickly add a subscriber, tap Add to List.

The list notification center widget with sample list data.

Add a Widget

  1. Swipe down on your iOS device to open the Notification Center.
  2. Scroll to the bottom and tap Edit.
    Edit button in the iOS Notification Center.
  3. On the Today edit screen, tap the green Plus (+) icon next to the MailChimp widget you want to add.
    Edit screen for the Notification Center.
  4. Tap Done.

The Campaigns widget will display statistics for your most recent campaign. To finish setting up the Lists widget, tap Choose a List and tap to choose a list from your account.

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