Mail setup using Apple Mail

  •   11-17-2020 4:13 PM
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1. Open your Apple Mail App on your Mac.

2. Click on Mail, then choose Preferences in the drop-down menu.
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3. Select the Accounts tab, then click the + symbol.
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4. Next you will select Other Mail Account, then Continue.
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5. Next you will enter your Name, Email Address, email password, then click Sign In.
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6. You may see an error stating “Unable to verify account name or password” This is normal. Go ahead and continue entering your email details:
- Email Address
- User name
- Email Password
- Account type: Select either IMAP or POP
- Incoming/Outgoing Mail Server (Replace exampledomain.net with your domain)
- Click Sign In
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7. Click done.
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8. On your Account Information page, you should see the “Online” status to confirm your Apple mail is setup properly. If you need to configure your Ports/encryption manually go to step 9.
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9. Click on Server Settings, then uncheck the box for Automatically manage connection settings for Incoming and Outgoing mail server. Below are the standard settings for IMAP and POP

IMAP Account Settings:
  • Incoming mail
- Username: Your email address
- Password: Your email address password
- Host Name: mail.exampledomain.tld
(Replace exampledomain.net with your domain)
- Port: (993 for SSL) (110 Non-SSL)
- Encryption method: Click Use TLS/SSL
- Authentication: Password

  • Outgoing mail
- Username: Your email address
- Password: Your email address password
- Host Name: mail.exampledomain.tld
(Replace exampledomain.net with your domain)
- Port: (465 for SSL) or (587 for TLS) or (25 for Non-SSL)
- Encryption method: Click Use TLS/SSL
- Authentication: None
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Pop Account Settings:
  • Incoming mail
- Username: Your email address
- Password: Your email address password
- Host Name: mail.exampledomain.tld
(Replace exampledomain.net with your domain)
- Port: (995 for SSL) or (110 for Non-SSL)
- Encryption method: Click Use TLS/SSL
- Authentication: Password

  • Outgoing mail
- Username: Your email address
- Password: Your email address password
- Host Name: mail.exampledomain.tld
(Replace exampledomain.net with your domain)
- Port: (465 for SSL) or (587 for TLS) or (25 for Non-SSL)
- Encryption method: Click Use TLS/SSL
- Authentication: None

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10. At this point your Apple Mail should be all setup, if not go back and follow the steps to ensure your details are correct per your email server.

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