Accessing Emails on Your Mac (Mail App)

The instructions below demonstrate how to add your emails to the Mac OS Mail app. Please note that these instructions use Mac OS Sierra (V10.12), Older and newer versions may differ slightly.

First open the mail app. On the toolbar at the top of the screen, click ‘Mail’ and then ‘Accounts&hellip’

You will then be presented with a popup, ‘Internet Accounts’. Scroll to the bottom and click ‘Add Other Account&hellip’.

This will give you more options. Click ‘Mail Account’.

You will then be prompted to input your mail settings:

  1. Name: This is your name, please note that this is visible to the recipient when you send an email.
  2. Email Address: This is your email address.
  3. Password: This is your password.

When you have entered this information, click ‘Sign In’.

You will then be prompted for more settings. There may be a red error message at the bottom of the popup, please ignore this, it is completly normal. Please complete the following:

  1. Email Address: This is your email address.
  2. Username: This is your email address.
  3. Password: This is your password.
  4. Account Type: This is ‘IMAP’.
  5. Incoming Mail Server: This is mail.yourwebsitename.com, replacing yourwebsitename.com with your website name.
  6. Outgoing Mail Server: This is mail.yourwebsitename.com, replacing yourwebsitename.com with your website name.

When you have entered this information, click ‘Sign In’.

You may then be prompted to verify a certificate, agian this is perfectly normal. Click ‘Show Certificate’ and check the ‘Always Trust’ box and click continue.

You will then be asked to put in your username and password to confirm this change. This is the password for your Mac, not your emails.

Finally press done, to complete the setup.