Using Apple Mail with Your Email

 

You can always use Web-Based Email to send and receive email messages. However, you can also view your email with an email client. To access your email through Apple® Mail, add an account with the settings outlined below.

This article uses screenshots from Mac OS X® 10.6 Snow Leopard®, but previous versions use the same settings.

Before You Start

To set up your email with Apple Mail, you need the incoming and outgoing server information in your Web-Based Email account.

  1. Log in to Web-Based Email at email.secureserver.net.
  2. From the Help menu, select Email Client Settings.
  3. Make a note of your incoming and outgoing server information.
  4. Continue with the procedures outlined below to set up your email client.

To Use Apple Mail with Your Email


     

  1. Launch Mail.
  2. From the Mail menu, select Preferences.
  3. Click the + icon to create a new account.
  4. Complete the following fields, and then click Continue.
    • Full Name — The name to display on your email.
    • Email Address — Your email address.
    • Password — Your email account password.
  5. Complete the following fields, and then click Continue.
    • Account Type — Select POP or IMAP.

      NOTE: To use IMAP, your email account with us must support IMAP functionality.

    • Description — A description of the email address to display in the email account list in Mail.
    • Incoming Mail Server — The incoming server name listed in Web-Based Email.
    • User Name — Your full email address.
    • Password — Your email account password.
  6. Complete the following fields, and then click Continue.
    • Description — A description of the SMTP server to display in the SMTP server list in Mail.
    • Outgoing Mail Server — The outgoing server name listed in Web-Based Email.

      NOTE: You must have enabled SMTP relays for your account in the Email Control Center. For more information, see Managing Your Email Account SMTP Relays.

    • Use Authentication — Select this option.
    • User Name — Your full email address.
    • Password — Your email account password.
  7. Click Create.
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