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Mac Mail Setup

In this tutorial we will be guiding you through the process of configuring email on Mac Mail. We are using Mac Mail on OS X Version 10.14 “Mojave”. If you are using a different version or operating system, these instructions may differ.

Step 1: Add Account

Launch Mac Mail, click on Mail and then select Preferences.

Step 2: Add New Account

Click the [Accounts] button at the top.


Then click on the [+] button in the lower-left corner.

Step 3: Select Account Type

From the list of providers choose Add Other Mail Account and click Continue.


Step 4: Enter Account Information

Enter the following information:

Full Name: This is the name that will appear on all outgoing mail from this account.
Email Address: The full email address of your account (i.e.
Password: The password of your email account.



Then click Create.


Step 5: Manually Configure Account

The system will prompt you that manual account configuration is required. Click Next.


Enter the following information:

Account Type: We recommend IMAP if you are using multiple devices. If you prefer you can choose POP instead, or if this is your only device.
Mail Server:
User Name: Your full email address (i.e.
Password: Your email account password.

Step 6: Enter Server Settings

Enter the following information:

Incoming Mail Server (IMAP)

Automatically manage connection settings: Off
Port: 993 (IMAP) or 995 (POP)
Use TLS/SSL: Yes
Authentication: Password

Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)

Automatically manage connection settings: Off
Port: 587
Use TLS/SSL: Yes

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