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Macintosh Mail (OS X)

Email Configuration For Mac OS X(10)

This online manual will guide you through adding your email address(es) to Mac OS X

To Begin, Open Mail. You may have an icon on your desktop, or it may be located on your Hard Drive.

Click the Mail menu at the top of the window

  • Select Preferences
  • Click the ADD Account button
  • The description box may appear empty on your screen

  • Next to Account Type, select POP
  • In the Description box, enter your email address
  • In the Email Address box, enter your Email Address
  • In the Full Name box, enter your name
  • In the Incoming Mail Server box, enter: or
  • In the User Name box, enter your login name. Your login name can be found on the User Information Sheet.
  • In the Password box, enter your password. Click The Options... Button

  • In the Outgoing Mail Server box, enter:
  • DO NOT enter your username and password on this screen.
  • Click OK
  • Click OK
  • This completes email setup for Mac OS X
  • If you wish to add another email address using the same inbox, return to the beginning and repeat for the next email address


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