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    How Do I Setup Email On Apple Mail?

    780 520 Jason McMahon

    Use the following steps to configure email for Apple Mail.

    If you have cPanel hosting, make sure you have created an email account first.

    1. Open Mac Mail
    2. Click ‘Mail
    3. Select ‘Add Account…
    4. Ensure ‘Add Other Mail Account…‘ is selected and click ‘Continue
    5. Enter in the name you wish to be shown for the email in ‘Full Name
    6. Type in the ‘Email Address
    7. The ‘Password‘ will be the password you entered when setting the account up
    8. Once you have entered in the details, click ‘Create
    9. Click ‘Next
    10. If not using SSL
      • The ‘Mail server‘ should be mail.your-domain-name
      • The ‘User Name‘ will be your full email address
      • The ‘Password‘ will be the password you entered

      If using SSL

      • The ‘Mail server‘ should be mail.your-domain-name
        • If you are on Website or Reseller hosting, enter the domain name you get when you access your-domain-name/cpanel
      • The ‘User Name‘ will be your full email address
      • The ‘Password‘ will be the password you entered

    11. Click ‘Next
    12. If not using SSL
      • The ‘SMTP server‘ should be mail.your-domain-name
      • The ‘User Name‘ will be your full email address
      • The ‘Password‘ will be the password you entered in step 10

      If using SSL

      • The ‘SMTP server‘ should be mail.your-domain-name
        • If you are on Website or Reseller hosting, enter the domain name you get when you access your-domain-name/cpanel
      • The ‘User Name‘ will be your full email address
      • The ‘Password‘ will be the password you entered in step 10
    13. Click ‘Create

    The email account will now be created, if using SSL you should double check the incoming settings

    1. Click ‘Mail
    2. Select ‘Preferences
    3. Click on the ‘Accounts‘ tab
    4. Select ‘Advanced
    5. If using POP the ‘Port‘ should be 995
      If using IMAP the ‘Port‘ should be 993
    6. Ensure the ‘Use SSL‘ box is ticked
    7. Exit this screen
    8. Click ‘save‘ when prompted

    You will now be able to send and receive email in Apple Mail, you can verify this by sending yourself an email.

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