How to Add an Email Account to Apple Mail on OS X on a Mac

To add an email account to Apple Mail:

  1. Ensure that you have already created the desired email account in your hosting account’s cPanel.

  2. Open Mail on your Mac.

  3. Select Preferences from the Mail menu.

  4. Click Accounts in the toolbar.

  5. Click the + (plus sign) button at the bottom of the list.

  6. Select Add Other Mail Account, then click Continue.

  7. Enter the following details:

    • Name: (The name you wish to appear in the From field)

    • Email: (Full email address of the email account)

    • Password: (Password of the email account)

  8. Click the Sign In button.

  9. Enter the following details:

    • Email Address: (Full email address of the email account)

    • User Name: (Full email address of the email account)

    • Password: (Password of the email account)

    • Account Type: IMAP

    • Incoming Mail Server: (Listed on your hosting account’s Info page)

    • Outgoing Mail Server: (Listed on your hosting account’s Info page)

  10. Click the Sign In button.

  11. Enter the following settings:

    • Mail: On

    • Notes: Off

  12. Click the Done button.

Your email account should now be listed and ready for use in Apple Mail!