Setting up Email on the Mac

Step 1: If you already have account on the system, open Mail, select Preferences, select Accounts and click the (+) Plus Sign on the lower left corner of the window.

If this is the first time you’ll get an option screen asking to select the account type to add - select ADD OTHER MAIL ACCOUNT

Step 2: Add Mail Account

  1. Enter your NAME
  2. Enter your FULL Email Address
  3. Enter your Password
  4. Click CONTINUE

Step 3: It will let you know that you must create this account manually - click NEXT

Step 4: Incoming Mail Server Info

  1. Select POP
  2. Enter for the Mail Server
  3. Reenter your FULL email address for the user name
  4. Reenter your Password
  5. Click NEXT

Step 5: You’ll get a message stating that SSL is not activated for your account - click CONTINUE
If you require a secure SSL connection - let ILGM know and a certificate can be purchased and assigned to your account.

Step 6: Outgoing Mail Server Info

  1. Enter for the Mail Server
  2. Enter your FULL email address for the user name
  3. Enter your Password
  4. Click CREATE

Step 7: Same message as Step 5 - Click CONTINUE.

At this point your account is created and mail should be coming in, but we still have a couple of additional setting to apply.

Step 8: Click MAIL form the top toolbar, and click Preferences and select ACCOUNTS and the mail account you just created and select the ADVANCE Tab.

Step 9: Advance Mail Options

  1. Click Remove copy form server after retrieving messages.
  3. Close the Accounts Screen
  4. Save Changes

All done!


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