MacMail Email Configuration

Please enter your email address details here and press the 'Personalise' button, so that the instructions can be tailored for you.

Recipient@Domain Name

To use your new mailbox, you will need to configure your email client. The basic information that you will require to do this is as follows :-
Passwordsupplied initially by us, but can be changed by you
Incoming Mail
Outgoing Mail

To configure your ipad with your e-mail address, you may find the following instructions helpful.

  1. Open MacMail.
  2. On the top bar, press 'Mail', then 'Preferences', which should bring up the Account window.
  3. Press the 'Add' button (+ sign).
  4. Enter your name to be displayed on the email.
  5. Enter your email address. (
  6. Enter your email password.
  7. Press 'Continue'. This will attempt to lookup auto server settings (works with hotmail for example).
  8. If you see a Certificate Warning, press Connect.
  9. This will bring up the Incoming Mail Server window.
  10. Make sure that 'POP' is selected in the Account Type.
  11. Enter a description for this email account in the Description box.
  12. In the Incoming Mail Server box, enter
  13. Username will be the email address. (
  14. Password should be saved from the previous screen.
  15. Press 'Continue'.
  16. If you see a Certificate Warning, press Connect.
  17. This will bring up the Outgoing Mail Server window.
  18. Enter a description for this email account in the Description box.
  19. In the Outgoing Mail Server box, enter
  20. Check the box 'Use only this server'.
  21. Check the box 'Use authentication'.
  22. Username will be your email address (should already be populated).
  23. Password will be your email password (should already be populated).
  24. Click 'Continue'.
  25. The Account Summary window will appear.
  26. Press 'Create', which will return you to the Accounts window.
  27. On the left, highlight the account that you've just added.
  28. Click on the 'Advanced' tab.
  29. Uncheck 'Use SSL'.
  30. Click on the 'Account Information' tab.
  31. Under 'Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)', click on the dropdown, and select 'Edit SMTP Server List'.
  32. Highlight the mail server that you've just added, and click on the 'Advanced' tab.
  33. Uncheck 'Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)'.
  34. Press 'OK'.
  35. Close the Accounts window - if prompted to Save, press the Save button.



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