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Configuring Mac OS X Mail

For Mac OS X Mail users, here are the steps to setup email client to access email account setup on your web hosting account :-

  1. Launch your Mac OS X Mail program.
  2. Select File -> Add Account at the OS X Mail menu bar
  3. Select POP Account type pop-up menu.
  4. Enter the following info :-
    • General information : Enter a general description of this email account setting, this will be shown in the mailbox list of your Mail program
    • Name: Enter a display name for shown in your outgoing messages.
    • Email : Enter full email address (i.e. yourname@yourdomain.com)
    • Password: password set for this email account
    • Incoming Mail Server: mail.yourdomain.com
    • Outgoing Mail Server: mail.yourdomain.com
  5. Email account setting is done, you can further change some preferred settings for this email account.
  6. Select Mail -> Preferences -> Accounts then select the newly created email account.
    • In Mailbox Behavior pane, choose the preferred options for managing this email account.
    • In Advance pane, choose to include this account when checking new messages and other options as preferred.

For a more detail explanation on the setup process, you can refer to the support documentation Setup Mac OS X Mail at official apple.com website.