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Setting up an IMAP account in Apple Mail

This tutorial is about setting up an IMAP account in Apple Mail

1) Go to File… then click Add Account.

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2) Type your name as you want it to appear… enter your full e-mail address… then type the password associated with this account. When ready, click Continue.

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3) Select IMAP for the Account Type.

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4) Then type a description, and 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.

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5) Type your username and password, then click Continue.

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6) In order to send mail from this address, we need to set up the Outgoing Mail Server. Enter a description, then type the Outgoing Mail Server here.

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7) If required by your host, check Use Authentication, then click Continue.

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8) Review the information and click Create.

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9) That’s it! Here is the mailbox we just set up… and all the messages on the server show up here.

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