How to setup an email account on Apple Mail

Enter your domain name to retrieve your email server settings.

  • We’ll show you exactly which settings you need to setup your mail on your PC or mobile device.
  • At this stage you should already have an email account created on your hosting control panel.
  • Launch Apple Mail.
  • Select File and click Add Account.
  • Enter your name, email address and password as per your setup in the control panel then click Continue.
  • Enter your incoming server type as IMAP and click Continue.
  • Incoming Mail Server: Enter mail.yourdomain.co.za (Replace yourdomain.co.za with your actual domain name).
  • User Name: Your full email address.
  • Password: Your email address password and click Continue.
  • If the Incoming Mail Security screen appears, leave Use Secure Socket Layer unticked and click Continue.
  • Enter the outgoing mail server mail.yourdomain.co.za (Replace yourdomain.co.za with your actual domain name) and ensure that the Use Authentication checkbox is ticked and click ‘Continue’.
  • Enter your username and password then click Continue.
  • If the Outgoing Mail Security screen appears, leave Use Secure Socket Layer unticked and click Continue.
  • View the account summary and click Create. Ticking the ‘Take my account online’ checkbox will ensure that your account is activated immediately.

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