If you are using a Mac, you can manage your mail through the Mac based email application Mail; this application is also known as “Mac Mail”.

Have the following details ready before you start:

  • Your domain name
  • Your email address
  • Your email password

Configuring Apple Mac Mail

  1. Select the ‘Mail’ menu.
  2. Select Preferences.
  3. Click on the Accounts tab.
  4. On the Accounts window, click the + sign.
  5. You will be presented with the Add Account Wizard.
  6. Please enter your name, as you want it to appear on your outbound E-mail messages.
  7. Please type your E-mail address.
  8. Enter your E-mail password.
  9. Click the Continue button.
  10. Please choose your account type. Select POP
  11. Give this account a description for quick reference.
  12. Your incoming mail server is mail.yourdomain.com
    replacing yourdomain.com with your own domain url.
  13. Enter your full email address as the User Name.
  14. Enter your email password.
  15. Click Next. Now you will see a screen asking for the Outgoing Server information.
  16. Please give your Outgoing Mail Server a description.
  17. The Outgoing Mail Server is the same as your incoming mail server.
  18. Be sure that the Use Authentication box is checked.
  19. Enter your full email address as the User Name.
  20. Enter your email password.
  21. Click the Next button. You will be presented with a confirmation screen with your settings. If everything is correct, press the Create button.

You’ve configured Mac Mail to send and receive email.