Knowledgebase: Email
Configure Your Mac Mail
Posted by SEO Admin on 14 January 2015 05:18 PM

Note: before you set up your Mac to receive your mail you will need to follow this guide to make sure you've added the email account in your cPanel.

Set Up Your Email Account in Mac Mail

To set up your email account in Mac Mail (for Mac OSX):

    1. Open the Mail Program

    2. Click Mail, then Add Account

    3. Click Add Other Mail Account from the list of choices and then click Continue

      Choose a mail account...

    4. In the Add A Mail Account window that opens type in your name, your full email address and the password for that email account

    5. Click Create

    6. When a message pops up displaying "Account must be manually configured" go ahead and click Next

    7. Click POP or IMAP
      Note: If you aren't sure which one to choose, check here to see explanations of each.

    8. Fill out the Mail Server field

  1. Note: the mail server info will be your server name. If you aren't sure which server you are on you can find that info, and more, in cPanel. When logged in, click Accounts from within the Email section, then click the More button next to the email account in question from within the Email Accounts section. Click Configure Email Client from the available options and then scroll down to the Manual Settings section of the next page. All your configuration info should be right there.

  2. Fill out the User Name field with your full email address

  3. Fill out the Password field and click Next

  4. If a message pops up displaying "The identity of" cannot be verified" or similar go ahead and click Connect 

  5. Fill out the Outgoing Mail Server Info text field
    Note: the SMTP Server is your server name. See instructions above about how to find that info from within cPanel.

  6. Fill out the User Name field

  7. Fill out the Password field then click Create

At this point it should take you back to your inbox, where you should see the account you just created.


See also Set Up an Email AddressAll About Webmail, POP, IMAP and SMTPConfigure Email on Mobile Devices

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