How to setup a mail account using IMAP

Apple (Mac) Mail

How to setup a mail account using IMAP

This tutorial assumes you have already set up an e-mail account in your control panel.

1) Go to File… then click Add Account.

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.

3) Select IMAP for the Account Type.

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.

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

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.

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

8) Review the information and click Create.

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

How to setup a mail account using POP

Apple (Mac) Mail

How to setup a mail account using POP

This tutorial assumes you have already set up an e-mail account in your control panel.

1) Click File… then click Add Account.

2) Type your name here as you want it to appear on outgoing mail… your full e-mail address… then enter the password associated with this e-mail address.

3) Click Continue.

4) Since we are setting up a mailbox using POP, leave that option selected. Then type a description for this incoming mail server.

5) 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 as shown here. Then type your username, and click Continue.

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

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

8) Review the information and click Create.

9) That’s it! The mailbox we just set up is shown here, along with all the messages on the server in this account.

How to import data from other e-mail clients

Apple (Mac) Mail

How to import data from other e-mail clients

Apple Mail makes it easy to import your data from other e-mail clients.

1) Go to File… and click Import Mailboxes.

2) Choose the program from where you’re importing data… then click Continue.

3) Browse for the location of your profile… then click Choose.

4) Select the items to import and click Continue.

5) Then click Done.

6) The new items can be found in the Import folder.

That’s it! Now you know how to import data from other e-mail programs.

How to open Apple Mail

Apple (Mac) Mail

How to open Apple Mail

Apple Mail is an e-mail program that is included with Apple’s Mac OS X operating system.

1) One of the ways to open Mail is to hover over the dock until you find the Mail icon… then click the Mail icon to launch the program.

2) If you can’t find Mail in the dock, click the magnifying glass icon at the top right corner of your desktop. Begin typing the word Mail in the box… then click on Mail when it appears.

3) The last way to open Apple Mail is to open a new Finder Window. To do this, click File… and then New Finder Window.

4) Click Applications in the left margin, then double click the Mail icon.

5) Apple Mail will open and you are now ready to begin using the program.