How do I set up my email in Apple Mail

  1. Open Mail > choose Add Account from File menu.  If this is the first time you've used apple Mail, you'll be automatically prompted to add an account.
  2. Choose "Other Mail Account..." for the provider
  3. Enter your full name, full email address (eg. and password (as set up in cPanel). Then select "Sign In"
  4. This will take you to a new screen where you will need to enter the server information.

    • Email Address should be populated from the previous screen but is your full email address
    • Username is your full email address but this can be left blank as it will be populated correctly.
    • Password should be populated from what you entered on the previous screen.
    • Account type leave as IMAP
    • Incoming Mail Server enter "mail.<your domain>" i.e.
    • Outgoing Mail Server enter "mail.<your domain>" i.e.
  5. Select Sign in. If there are no errors you will be taking to the setup final screen.
  6. You must leave "Mail" enabled but you are able to disable "Notes" this is related to the shared accounts between other Mac's using Keychain.
  7. Select "Done" and you will be taken to your inbox and existing emails will start to download.
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