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How can I configure email in Apple Mail?

Overview

Apple Mail is the default email client that comes with every Mac using OS X 10.0 or later. This guide will show you how to configure your Apple Mail application to access email for your RegisterDirect Mailboxes.

Requirements

Before you start, be sure to have these handy:

  • Your domain name: example.com
  • Your email address: email@example.com
  • Your email password.

Instructions

  1. Open Mail

  2. Enter your email account information

    • Full Name: Your name as you would like it to appear.
    • Email Address: Your full email address.
    • Password: The password you assigned to the email address.

    Click continue when you're ready

  3. Mail will attempt to contact the mail server. The default search uses "autodiscover.example.com"



  4. In the next screen, enter your information

    • Account Type: From the menu, select POP or IMAP.
    • Description: Enter a short description.
    • Incoming Mail Server: mail.registerdirect.co.nz
    • User Name: Your full email address.
    • Password: The password you assigned to the email address.

    Click continue when you're ready

  5. Next, we'll configure the Outgoing Mail Server

    Be sure to check the box for "Use Authentication."

    • Description: Enter a short description.
    • Outgoing Mail Server: mail.registerdirect.co.nz
    • User Name: email@example.com
    • Password: The password you assigned to the email address.

    Click continue when you're ready

  6. You will now have an Account Summary similar to this

    Click continue when you're ready

  7. That's it! You just configured your email address on Apple Mail. You are now brought to your inbox.

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