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How to install an email account on your MAC device (POP)

By: Med

How to install an email account on your MAC device (POP)
A step by step guide on how to set up an email account on your MAC device with images.
  1. Click on the Apple icon and select System Preferences
  2. Select Internet Accounts
  3. Scroll down and select Add Other Account
  4. Click on Mail Account
  5. Enter your email account information
    1. Full Name: Your name as you would like it to appear.
    2. Email Address: Your full email address.
    3. Password: The password for your email account.

(If the message “Account must be manually configured” appears click Next)

  1. Enter the Incoming Mail Server Info
    1. Account Type: POP
    2. Mail Server:
    3. Username: [email protected]
    4. Password: Your email password
  2. Set port to 110
  3. Authentication: set it to Password
  4. Outgoing Mail Server Info
    1. SMTP Server:
    2. User Name: [email protected]
  5. Select Preferences from the Mail menu and click on the Accounts tab
  6. Select your new account from the left hand column
  7. Click the Advanced tab and uncheck the “Automatically detect and maintain account settings” box
  8. Go back to Account Information and select Edit SMTP Server List from the drop down menu
  9. Click on the Advanced tab and verify the following settings
    1. Automatically detect and maintain account settings: unchecked
    2. Set the Port to 26, if that doesn't work try 578.
    3. Authentication: Select password
    4. Make sure allow insecure authentication is CHECKED