Email Setup Guide - Macintosh Mail for Macintosh OSX - IMAP
Last modified: October 13 2005 11:39 am

Open Macintosh Mail

1)Click 'Mail' in the menu bar
2)Select 'Preferences...' from the drop-down list

3)The 'Accounts' window should open by default, if not, click the 'Accounts' icon at the top of the screen
4)Click the [Add Account] button

5)Click the double-arrows next to 'Account Type', and
6)Select 'IMAP' from the drop-down list

7)Enter a name for the account. You can type in anything you like in this field, but it's a go.d idea to enter something that will allow you to easily identify the account
8)Enter your e-mail address
9)Type in your name as you would like it to appear in outgoing emails.
10)Enter '' as the 'Incoming Server'
11)Enter your 'email address ' (example:
12)Enter your 'password'.
13)Click the double-arrows next to 'Outgoing Mail Server', and
14)Select [Add Server...] from the drop-down list
15)Enter '' as the SMTP server
16)Don't Tick the 'Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)' checkbox
17)Click the double-arrows, and
18)Select 'Password' from the drop-down list
19)Enter your Email Address and password.
20)Click the [OK] button

21)Click the [OK] button again to save your e-mail settings

Macintosh Mail is now setup to send and receive e-mail.