ID #1004

How to set up email accounts in Mac Mail

Step 1
Open Mail, by clicking on the mail icon in the dock.

Step 2
Choose Preferences from the Mail menu.

Step 3
Click the Accounts icon in the Mail Preferences window.

Step 4
Click the plus (+) button at the bottom left of the window.

Step 5
For account type select POP from the Account Type drop down list at the top.


Step 6
In the Description field enter either your name or your company name.

Step 7
Enter the email address for the account that you are setting up. Then enter the username are password for the account (these will have been emailed to you).

Step 8
Select 'Add Server...' from the pop-up labelled 'Outgoing Mail Server', and enter the SMTP server of your internet provider (Please click here for a list of common smtp servers) in the 'Outgoing Mail Server:' field. Then click Ok.

Step 9
Then close the Preferences window.


Step 1
If you have not set up you account then please follow the Mac Mail set up guide first. If you have then open Mail and choose Preferences from the Mail menu.

Step 2
Click the Accounts button at the top and then select your account from the list on the left.

Step 3
Click Server Settings next to Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP).

Step 4
Delete anything in the Outgoing Mail Server box and enter the details provided in the email we sent.

Step 5
Change the Authentication drop down to Password and enter the username and password provided.

Step 6
Click Ok and then close the Preferences window.

Tags: Legacy, Legacy Emails, Legacy mac mail

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Last update: 2009-04-23 15:04
Author: SiteWizard Support
Revision: 1.2

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