Setting Up Your POP Email Address with Apple Mail

This tutorial shows you how to set up Apple Mail to work with your email account.

To Set Up Your Apple Mail

  1. From the Mail menu, select Preferences.
  2. Go to the Accounts tab, and then click the plus sign(+) at the bottom of the Accounts box.
  3. In the Add Account window, enter your full name, email address and email password.
  4. Click Continue.
  5. In the Incoming Mail Server screen, select POP from the Account Type list, and complete your information as follows:
    Description - The name of your account.
    Incoming mail server -
    User Name - Your email address.
    Password - Your email account password.
    Click Continue.
  6. In the Outgoing Mail Server screen complete your information as follows:
    Description - The name for this mail server.
    Outgoing mail server -
  7. Check the Use only this server box.
    If your computer is never leaving the Myakka Technologies network, you can click on CONTINUE.  If you are going to be traveling and sending mail from third party systems, please go to step 8.

    NOTE: "" is an SMTP relay server. Our server will NOT relay (send) mail if you are not connected directly to the Myakka Technologies network.  In order to use this server outside our network, you must use port 587 instead of port 25 and enable authentication. 

  8. Check the Use Authentication box, and then enter your User Name and password.
    Click Continue.  Depending on the third party network you are using, you may have to change the SMTP port from 25 to 587.

    NOTE: As a courtesy, we provide information about how to use certain third-party products, but we do not endorse or directly support third-party products and we are not responsible for the functions or reliability of such products. We are not affiliated with, endorsed or sponsored by Apple or Apple products.



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