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Yola Mail - configuring your mail to use Mac Mail

If you would like to use Mac Mail as your email program, then you need to configure it so that you can send and receive email.

Please note: The mail wizard may attempt to verify the settings you enter during the set up process. Please make sure your computer is connected to the internet during this process.

  1. Open Mail. Click the "Mail" menu and select "Preferences".
  2. Click the "+" button in the bottom left corner to add an account.
  3. Provide the following information:
    • Select the "Account Type": IMAP or POP.
    • Type a name or description for your account in the "Account Description" field.
    • Type your name in the "Full Name" field.
    • Type the email address given to you by your provider in the "Email Address" field.
  4. Click "Continue".
  5. Provide the following information:
    • Type the name of the incoming server given to you by your provider in the "Incoming Mail Server" field.
    • Type the user or account name given to you by your provider in the "User Name" field. (Remember, this is your full email address.)
    • Type the password given to you by your provider in the "Password" field.
  6. Click "Continue".
  7. For Authentication, select "Password".
  8. Click "Continue".
  9. Type the name of the outgoing server given to you by your provider in the "Outgoing Mail Server" field.
    • Click on the "Use Authentication" checkbox to select it.
    • Type the user or account name given to you by your provider in the "User Name" field. (Remember, this is your full email address.)
    • Type the password given to you by your provider in the "Password" field.
  10. Click "Continue".
  11. Click "Continue" again.

You should now be able to send and receive mail.