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How to Setup your E-mail Account - Apple Mail for Mac OS X

This document will show you how to configure Mac Mail on an Apple Mac OS X computer to be able to send and receive your e-mail.

1 - Open Mail.

2 - The Welcome to Mail screen should pop up.

If you are not setting up Apple Mail for the first time, follow steps 5 to 7 and click on the + sign in the lower left-hand corner of the Accounts screen to add your new account.

Note: At this point, Mail will attempt to contact the mail server. If it fails, click the Continue button on the warning message that appears to continue with the set up.

3 - Click the No button when asked if you want to import mailboxes.

4 - Click the No button when asked if you want to see what's new.

5 - From the

Mail menu, choose Preferences.

6 - Click the Accounts icon.

7 - Click the Server Settings button in the lower section of your account information.

8 - A dialog box called SMTP Server Options will pop up.

9 - Close the Accounts window, and click the Save button.

Congratulations, you have finished setting up your email account!

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