How To Setup An Email Account On Mac OS Email Client

Following is the step by step guide you how to setup an email account on Mac OS email client.

Step 1
Open Finder and launch the Mail application.


Step 2
Click Mail > Add Account.


Step 3
Select Add Other Mail Account and click the Continue button. Account selection screen


Step 4
Enter your Full Name, Email Address and Password. When finished, click the Create button.


Step 5
After receiving a message that the Account must be manually configured click the Next button.

Step 6
Supply the Incoming Mail Server Info using the table below as a guide. Click the Next button when finished.

  • Account Type : POP or IMAP
  • Mail Server : mail.yourdomain.com
  • User Name   : This is your full email address, such as user@yourdomain.com
  • Password      : This is your email account password


Step 7
After receiving the notice that Additional account information required, click the Next button.


Step 8
Supply the additional Incoming Mail Server Info using the table below as a guide. Click the Next button when finished.

  • Port : 110 (POP) or 143 (IMAP)
  • Use SSL: un-checked
  • Authentication : This is your email account password


Step 9
Supply the Outgoing Mail Server Info using the table below as a guide. Click the Create button when finished.

  • SMTP Server : mail.yourdomain.com
  • User Name   : This is your full email address, such as user@yourdomain.com
  • Password      : This is your email account password


Step 10
After receiving the notice that Additional account information required, click the Next button.

Step 11
Supply the additional Outgoing Mail Server Info using the table below as a guide. Click the Next button when finished.

  • Port : 587
  • Use SSL: un-checked
  • Authentication : This is your email account password


Step 12
OS X Mail will connect to your account and being downloading your mail to your inbox.

 

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