Setting up an e-mail account in Macintosh Mail

This article will assist you in first time setup for POP/IMAP accounts in the Macintosh native Mail program.


Setting up Mac Mail
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* Click Mail > Preferences... and click on the Accounts tab
* Click the + button, to add a new account


<img src="images/createAccount.jpg" alt="Accounts">


Fill in the window with:
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* Full Name: [your full name here]
* Email Address: [username@domainname.com]
* Password: your email account password

<img src="images/addAccount.jpg" alt="Add Account">


Click Continue and fill in the following information:




for POP
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<img src="images/incomingPOP.jpg" alt="Incoming">

# Account Type: select POP
# Incoming Mail Server: Change to [mail.domain.com]
# User Name: your full email address [username@domain.com]
# Password: enter your email account password
# A pop up will ask you to Verify Certificate, click Connect

It will now check your connection to the server




for IMAP
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<img src="images/incomingIMAP.jpg" alt="IMAP">

# Account Type: select IMAP
# Incoming Mail Server: Change to [mail.domain.com]
# User Name: your full email address [username@domain.com]
# Password: enter your email account password
# A pop up will ask you to Verify Certificate, click Connect

It will now check your connection to the server




Outgoing Mail Server
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<img src="images/outgoing.jpg" alt="Outgoing">

* Outgoing Mail Server: Change to [mail.domain.com]
* Use Authentication: selected
* User Name: your full email address [username@domain.com]
* Password: enter your email account password
* A pop up will ask you to Verify Certificate, click Connect


Finalize
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# Account Summary: review your account
# Make sure Take Account Online is checked
# Click Create

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