Setting Up Apple Mail

Synchronize your mail.com mailbox with Apple Mail. Your e-mail will be sent to your application in regularly intervals using IMAP.

How to add your e-mail account

IMAP is only available to mail.com Premium customers. The images used in this instruction were made on a Mac running Mac OS X 10.8.5 and Apple Mail 6.6. The images may differ from those you see on your computer.

  1. In the menu bar, click Mail and then Preferences .... .

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  2. To add a new account, select the Accounts tab and then click on the + button.

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  3. Enter your name, e-mail address and password. Hold the Alt key and click Continue.

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  4. Choose the account type IMAP and entersmtp.mail.com as server for incoming e-mail. Then click Continue.

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  5. Enter smtp.mail.com as the server for outgoing e-mail. Check Use only this server. Then click Continue.

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  6. Review all the information entered and check Take account online. Click on Create.

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Apple Mail synchronizes with your mailbox.
Postrequisite:

You have to link the folders so that your e-mail will be filed in the correct folders.

How to link your folders

  1. Select the folder that you want to connect with a mailbox.
  2. Click on Mailbox in the menu.
  3. Move the mouse over Use This Mailbox For and click on the desired mailbox. The previously selected folder is connected to the mailbox.

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  4. If you want to connect another folder to a mailbox, repeat steps 1 to 3.
Apple Mail will file the e-mail in the respective folders.