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Apple Mail for Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7 (POP3)

We recommend that you follow the instructions for POP3 over SSL/TLS as it provides a secure and encrypted connection to the mail server. The instructions are available at:

Apple Mail for Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7 (POP3 & SMTP over SSL)

To configure your Apple Mail application for Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) to send and receive email using our servers through the POP3 protocol, please follow the steps below. Please replace:

Attention username@domain-name-example.com with your email address
domain-name-example.com with your domain name

 

1. Open Apple Mail.

1.1. If no email accounts have been configured in Apple Mail, it will start directly with the set-up wizard.

Set-up wizard

 

1.2. If there are existing accounts in Apple Mail, you can select Mail -> Preferences... from the menu bar.

Mail -> Preferences

 

2. Go to the Accounts section and click the + button.

Create an account

 

3. The Add Account screen will appear.

Add Account

In the Full Name field enter the name you would like to appear on the messages you send.

In the Email Address field enter the email address you are configuring.

In the Password field enter the current password for this particular address.

Click the Continue button.

 

 

4. Two Verify Certificate screens will pop up. Click the Cancel button for both.

Verify Certificate

 

 

5. The Incoming Mail Server screen will open.

Incoming Mail Server

Set Account Type to POP.

In the Description field enter a short description for your account. This name would show up only in your own email program. You can set a name such as "Work Account", "Sales mail", "John" etc.

For Incoming Mail Server use mail.domain-name-example.com (replace domain-name-example.com with your own domain name).

In the User Name field enter username@domain-name-example.com (replace username@domain-name-example.com with your actual address).

In the Password field enter the current password for this particular address.

Click the Continue button.

Click the Cancel button when the Verify Certificate screen pops up.

 


6. A Mail cannot send your password securely to the server pop-up will appear. Click the Continue button.

Mail cannot send your password securely to the server



7. Fill out the Outgoing Mail Server details.

Outgoing Mail Server

 

For Outgoing Mail Server use mail.domain-name-example.com.

If you wish to use only this outgoing mail server for all of your accounts, check the Use only this server checkbox.

Check the Use Authentication checkbox.

Enter username@domain-name-example.com in the User Name field and the corresponding password in the Password field.

Click the Continue button.

Click the Cancel button when the Verify Certificate screen pops up.

 

8. The Account Summary screen will appear.

Account Summary

 

To proceed with the configuration, uncheck the Take account online checkbox and click the Create button.



9. You should see the new mail account listed in the Accounts section. Choose the Edit SMTP Server List... option from the Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) drop-down menu.


Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)


10. Go to the Advanced tab.

Advanced

 

Select the Use custom port option and enter 587.

Choose Password from the Authentication drop-down menu.

Click the OK button.

 

11. Close the Accounts screen.

 

12. Go to Mailbox -> Take all accounts online from the menu bar.

Mailbox -> Take all accounts online