Email Tutorial

Email Setup - Apple Mail

Before you begin, you will need the following information:
Username: This is your email address
Password: Password to the email account being configured
Mail Server: This is mail.yourdomain.com
(For example, here at Emagine our domain name is emaginemore.com, so our mail server is mail.emaginemore.com)

  1. Launch Mail.
  2. If the Welcome to Mail window does not display, select Add Account from the File menu.
  3. Complete the following fields, and then click Continue.
    1. Full Name: The name to display on your email.
    2. Email Address: Your email address.
    3. Password: Your email account password.
  4. Complete the following fields, and then click Continue.
    1. Account Type: Select POP or IMAP.
    2. Description: A description of the email address to display in the email account list in Mail.
    3. Incoming Mail Server: mail.yourdomain.com.
    4. User Name: Your full email address.
    5. Password: Your email account password.
  5. If prompted for Incoming Mail Security, do the following and then click Continue.
    1. DO NOT check Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).
    2. For Authentication select Password.
  6. Complete the following fields, and then click Continue.
    1. Description: A description of the SMTP server to display in the SMTP server list in Mail.
    2. Outgoing Mail Server: mail.yourdomain.com
    3. Use Authentication: Select this option.
    4. User Name: Your full email address.
    5. Password: Your email account password.
  7. If prompted for Outgoing Mail Security, do the following and then click Continue.
    1. DO NOT check Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).
    2. Select Password.
  8. Select Take account online, and then click Create.

That's it. Go ahead and check your email. If you don't see any messages, click Get Mail. To make sure you can send messages, try composing an email and sending it to yourself.

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