How to add an Email Account to Mac Mail

  1. In Mac Mail, go to the Mail menu and click on Preferences.

    Add Email Account to Mac Mail

  2. Click the Accounts icon in the Mail Preferences window.
  3. Click + to create a new account.

    Mac Mail setup

  4. Select POP from the drop-down menu.
  5. Enter your email information:
    User Infomation:
    Your Name: This is the name that will be displayed when sending your email
    Email Address: The email address people will reply to when receiving email from you
    Logon Infomation:
    User Name: With Comentum email accounts this is your email address name example: name@yourdomain.com
    Password: Assigned by your email provider

    Mail Mail setup

  6. From the Outgoing Mail Server dropdown select Add Server.
  7. Enter the Outgoing Mail server information.
    Server Information:
    Incoming Server (POP3 or IMAP): mail.domain.com (for domain.com email accounts)
    Outgoing Server (SMTP): mail.domain.com (for the domain.com email accounts)

    Mac Mail

  8. NB: SMTP uses port 25, but SSL/TLS encrypted SMTP uses port 465.However, SMTP was originally designed for transfer, not submission. So yet another port (587) was defined for message .
  9. Click OK.


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