Set up E-Mail with Apple Mail

September 17, 2012     0 comments

  1. Launch Mail.
  2. If the Welcome to Mail window does not display, select Add Account from the File menu.
  3. Complete the following fields, and then click Continue.
    • Full Name — The name to display on your email.
    • Email Address — Your email address.
    • Password — Your email account password.
  4. Complete the following fields, and then click Continue.
    • Account Type — Select  IMAP.

      Description
       — A description of the email address to display in the email account list in Mail.
    • Incoming Mail Server — mail.YOURDOMAIN.COM
    • User Name — Your full email address.
    • Password — Your email account password.
  5. If prompted for Incoming Mail Security, select the following and then clickContinue.
    • Click None.
    • Select Password.
  6. Complete the following fields, and then click Continue.
    • Description — A description of the SMTP server to display in the SMTP server list in Mail.
    • Outgoing Mail Server — mail.YOURDOMAIN.COM.

      Use Authentication
       — Select this option.
    • User Name — Your full email address.
    • Password — Your email account password.
  7. If prompted for Outgoing Mail Security, select the following and then click Continue.
    • Click None.
    • Select Password.
  8. Select Take account online, and then click Create.

That's it. Go ahead and check your email. If you don't see any messages, click Get Mail. To make sure you can send messages, try composing an email and sending it to yourself.

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