How to Configure an Email Account in Mac Mail?

How to Configure an Email Account in Mac Mail?

Apple mail comes in default in every MAC OSx10.0 or later, so every MAC user has to know the process to manage and configure an email account in Mac Mail. The following step by step tutorial will give you all needed information related to setting an email account with Apple. You have to know that the setting of your apple mail will depend upon the version of Mac OSX that you use.  

Procedure:

1.The first step will require you to open the mail. If you have already entered any email account, then you will have to click the button of "Mail" in the top menu to access a drop down menu. This menu will give the option of Add Account which you have to click in order to proceed further.
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2.You will be given five options of email servers like iCloud, Google, Exchange, Yahoo and AOL. Click Add Other Mail Account.
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3.Checking in the right place and clicking on Continue button will take you to another window where you need to enter your full name, email address and password and then you have to click the Create button. 
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4.A mail will get in touch with your mail server to gather information and this will be successful if you have already created a sub domain and installed the SSL certificate. In other situation, you will have to manually configure an email account in Mac Mail and a message will appear to ask you for this. 
 
5.In the next window, you are required to enter your name, email address, password, account server type and Check in for IMAP/POP and then click "Next" button.
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6.In the second screen, you need to enter further information about path prefix, port and authentication form. 
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7.The next step of the process to configure an email account in Mac Mail will require you to enter the information about SMTP server, username and password. You should enter email access domain, full email address and password of your email account respectively. 
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In the last, create button will complete the procedure but certain preferences needed to be set now. Mail menu will have the button of preferences and the next window will have the "accounts" button which needs to be clicked now. You have to uncheck the "Automatically detect and maintain account settings".
 
Then you have to go back to account information and click "Edit SMTP server" and enter 465 or 587 if the SSL is checked. Next, clicking OK button will complete your process of the configuration of an email account in MAC. 
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