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How to setup a mail account using POP in Apple (Mac) Mail

  • This tutorial assumes you have already set up an e-mail account in your control panel.
  • Click File.
  • Click Add Account.
  • Type your name here as you want it to appear on outgoing mail.
  • Enter your full e-mail address.
  • Enter the password associated with this e-mail address.
  • Click Continue.
  • Since we are setting up a mailbox using POP, leave that option selected.
  • Type a description for this incoming mail server.
  • Enter the Incoming Mail Server as provided by your host.
  • Note that this can be anything from mail.example.com to just the domain name as shown here.
  • Type your username.
  • Click Continue.
  • In order to send mail from this address, we need to set up the Outgoing Mail Server.
  • Enter a description in this box.
  • Type the Outgoing Mail Server here.
  • If required by your host, check Use Authentication.
  • Click Continue.
  • Review the information and click Create.
  • Here is the mailbox we just set up. All the messages on the server show up here.

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