Configure Email in Mac Mail  (MacOS El Capitan)

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  1. Start the Mail app. The screen will look like this after that

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  2. Select Mail at the menu bar and click Add Account

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  1. On the next window, click on Other Mail Account

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  • Oceania recommends that you review the Configuration settings for your particular email address in cPanel >> Email Accounts
    • Log in to Cpanel and Click *Set Up Mail Client
    • This will take you to a screen with the correct settings for you:
    • You can enter your own details in the chart below in the Setting Column.

In your Apple device use the above settings as shown in the table below.

Name of setting
Full Name Choose your sender name as you would like it to appear in messages that you send. Example: John Appleseed.
Email Address Your email address for this account, such as
Incoming mail server settings
These settings are for downloading messages (receiving email) from your email provider’s mail server.
Account Type Choose IMAP*, POP,
Description Choose the name that Mail will use for your account, such as Work, School, Club etc
Incoming Mail Server (host name) The host name of the incoming mail server, such as
User Name Your user name for this account- your full email address as your user name.
Password The email password you use to sign in to your account.
Port The port number used by the incoming mail server. Use port numbers for incoming mail as 993 for IMAP accounts, and  995 for POP accounts.
Authentication Choose Password
Use SSL. It is recommended that the incoming mail server support SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) or TLS (Transport Layer Security) encryption.
Outgoing mail server (SMTP) settings
These settings are for uploading messages (sending email) to your email provider’s mail server.
Outgoing mail server (SMTP) The host name of the outgoing SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) server, such as
Port The port number used by the outgoing mail server. Correct port numbers for outgoing mail are 465, and 587.
Use SSL. It is recommended that that the outgoing mail server support SSL or TLS encryption.
Authentication Choose Password

* IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) is best if you check email from multiple devices, because your messages are stored with your email provider until you delete them. As long as your devices can connect to your email service, your mailbox stays the same on each device.

If you use POP (Post Office Protocol) on more than one device, those changes don’t appear on every device, and new messages delivered to one device may not be delivered to your other devices.

  1. The next screen will present you to type your Name, Email Address, and password and click Sign In button to continue

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  1. On the next window, enter the details as shown on the screenshot below and click Sign In button to continue

  1. Check Mail app (if not yet checked) and click Done button to finish the process.

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