Setting Up Your Apple Mail

This tutorial shows you how to set up Apple Mail to work with your email account.

To Set Up Your Apple Mail

  1. From the Mail menu, select Preferences.
  2. Select the Accounts tab, and click the plus sign(+) at the bottom of the Accounts box.
  3. In the Account Information screen, select POP from the Account Type list, and enter your information as follows:
  4. Description
    Enter the name of your account.
    Email Address
    Enter your email address.
    Full Name
    Enter your name.
    Incoming mail server (POP3)
    User Name
    Enter your email address.
    Enter the password you set up for your email account.
    Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)
    Select Add Server from the list.

  5. When the SMTP Server Options window displays, type in the Outgoing Mail Server field and change the Server Port setting to 80.
  6. Under the Authentication list, select Password and enter your SMTP user name (full email address) and password.
  7. Click OK.

  8. NOTE: "" is an SMTP relay server. In order to use this server to send emails, you must first activate SMTP relay on your email account. Log on to your Manage Email Accounts page to set up SMTP relay. If you do not have SMTP relay set up and your Internet Service Provider (ISP) allows it, you can use the outgoing mail server for your Internet Service Provider. Contact your Internet Service Provider to get this setting.