How to configure an Email account in MAC Mail?

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Mac Mail is the email program available in all of Apple’s devices. If you are facing issues while configuring an email account in Mac mail, follow this detailed guide on how to configure an email account in Mac Mail.

In order to start this procedure, you need to enter the “mail”. If by any chance you have already logged in with any email account then you need to click on the option of “Mail” located in the top menu and upon clicking, and your will see a Mail menu.

Click on the option of “Add Account” available in the Mail menu in order to proceed.
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Add other Mail Account

Here, you are asked to make a selection from the options of iCloud, Google, Exchange, Yahoo and AOL. Ignore all of the above mentioned options and choose the option of “Add Other Mail Account…”. The, click “Continue” to proceed.
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You will reach to another window where you need to fill in the required information of your complete name, email ID and password. After this, click on “Create”.
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Your mail server will receive a mail that gathers information from your mail server. The procedure of gathering information from your mail server could only get successful if you have already installed SSL certificate and made a subdomain.

If you have not attempted the above mentioned procedure, you need to configure an email account manually in Mac Mail, after a message appears on your screen asking you for this procedure.

Incoming Mail Server

The next window will require you to enter your mail server, user name, and password. When you reach the option “Account Type”, choose from “IMAP/POP” whatever you prefer suiting your requirements. Then, click “Next”.
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A second screen will appear asking you to fill in the information of “Path Prefix”, port and the type of Authentication you want. Fill in the required information and click “Next”.
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Outgoing Mail Server

In the Outgoing Mail Server Info page, you need to enter the desired information in order to configure an email account in Mac Mail, including SMTP server, user name and password. After all the information is filled, click “Create”.
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Then, enter the Mail Menu, click on the option “preferences”. A window will appear with the option “Accounts”, click on it and uncheck the option “Automatically detect and maintain account settings”. Then, head back to Account info and click on “Edit SMTP server”, enter 465. If the option of SSL is checked-in then you could also enter 587. Now, click on “OK”.
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