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How To Setup A Mail Account On A Mac

Want to create or add a new account to your Mac? Follow us through the procedure to set up a mail account on a Mac.

  • If you don’t have an email account, you have to create a new email address.
  • To create a Gmail account, go to the Gmail official website and select Create a new account.
  • Create a new email account by following the instructions on the screen.
  • Launch your Mail application to set up a mail account.
  • Click the Go menu and select Applications.
  • You can find the Mail app in the Applications folder.
  • Otherwise, click the Mail icon on the Launchpad.
  • Now, go to the Mail menu near the Apple icon on the top-left corner of the screen.
  • Select the Preferences option from the displayed list.
  • Navigate to the Accounts tab and click on the “+” icon at the bottom-left corner of the window.
  • Enter your name, email address, and password in the Add Account window. Then, click Continue.
  • In the Incoming Mail Server window, choose Account type as POP.
  • Type your mail server address and enter the username and password of your account. Then, click on the Continue button.
  • The username is the email address of your account.
  • When the Incoming Mail Security window appears, checkmark the Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).
  • Select the Authentication method using the password option.
How To Setup A Mail Account On A Mac

  • In the Outgoing Mail Server window, enter your outgoing mail server address, username, and password.
  • Select the Use Authentication box for security purposes.
  • The incoming and outgoing mail server addresses are mail.domain.com.
  • If you are adding your Gmail account, your server address is mail.gmail.com.
  • Once the connection is established, checkmark the Take account online option. Then, click on the Create button.
  • Now, you can view your added account on the left panel of the Accounts window.
  • You can now easily send and receive emails from your Mac device.
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