It’s easy to set up and begin using Mac Mail’s software to retrieve your email. Follow the steps below to get up and running in no time!
Choose Preferences from the Mail menu. If you have not yet set up any accounts, the Mail Setup window appears, and you can skip to Step 4.
Click the Accounts icon in the Mail Preferences window.
Click Create Account.
Choose account type POP from the pop-up menu.
In the Description field, type any name you would like to use to identify the account. This is the name that will appear in your list of accounts.
Using the following to complete the rest of the fields.
- Your email address
- Your email account password
- Mail server (“host”) name or names (such as mail.yourdomainname.com).
- SMTP password is to use the same settings as your incoming mail server.
Be sure to click the checkbox to enable the “Use authentication when sending mail” option.
If desired, click the Account Options tabs to change the default account behavior.
Click OK when you are finished
Repeat these steps for any other accounts you want to set up.