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How To Setup A IMAP Account In Mac Mail 7

Step 1: Open Mac Mail
Step 2: Click Accounts from the under the Mail menu.
Step 3: Select the + in the bottom left hand corner.
Step 4: A list of account options will appear to the right, scroll down until you see Add Other Account.
Step 5: Place the dot beside Add a Mail account and then select Create
Step 6: You will now enter your details for your email account. When complete click Create.

Full Name = Your name that will be displayed on outgoing email messages
Email Address = Your full email address
Password = Your email account password
Pro Tip: If you hold the option key down on your mac while at the above menu, the “continue” button will turn into a “next” button, which enables you to skip the automatic discovery feature and configure your account manually using the details that were provided to you in your welcome letter.

Step 7: After we have skipped the automatic configuration, we are taken into a manual setup. This is where we will specify the settings needed to connect your mac mail to your inbox on our server. You will enter the details below and then select Next.

Note: To connect via SSL – Enter the hostname for the server in which you are hosted on into the Incoming Mail Server field. You can retrieve this server information from your welcome letter or our support team.

Account Type = IMAP
Incoming Mail Server = secure.emailsrvr.com
User Name = Your full email address
Password = Your email password

Step 8: If you added the hostname to the outgoing server as instructed in the previous step, you can leave this checked. Use SSL checked. If you do not wish to use SSL or do not know what it is, simply uncheck UseSSL.

Authentication = Password.
Click Next.
Note: To connect via SSL – Enter the hostname for the server in which you are hosted on into the Incoming Mail Server field.You can retrieve this information from your welcome letter or our support team

Step 9: You are now prompted to enter SMTP information. Do so using the information below and then click Create.

SMTP Server = secure.emailsrvr.com
Username = Your full email address
Password = Your full email account password

You will now be taken back to your account screen where you will see your newly named account there.

Note: By default Mac Mail will try to route all messages from the program using SSL This will generate certificate errors when trying to send messages out if you are NOT using the server name as your outgoing mail server. To bypass these certificate warnings, you will simply need to uncheck the SSL function within the SMTP settings. Follow this helpful guide to make changes your SMTP settings after the account has been created. /email/customizing-your-smtp-settings-in-mac-mail/

That’s it, you’re all set to email out!.

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