How to setup Mail (Mac OS X)

  • Open Finder and launch Mail.
  • Click Mail -> Add Account.

Mac OS X mail Setup Step 1

  • Choose “Add Other Mail Account” and click on continue.

Mac OS X mail Setup Step 2

  •  Enter your name email address and email password in the screen that appears.
    (you created the email address and password beforehand in our hosting control panel)

    Mac OS X mail Setup Step 3

  • You will receive a message stating that the account needs to be configured manually.
  • Click Next.
  • Supply the Incoming Mail Server Info using the table below as a guide. Click the Next button when finished.

 

  • ParameterValue
    Account TypeIMAP
    Mail Servermail.helpinghost.com
    User NameYour complete e-mail address
    PasswordYour password for the e-mail address

    Mac OSX mail Setup IMAP Step 4 

  •  add the required information and click Next.
  • Fill in the additional Incoming Mail Server Info using the table below as a guide. Click the Next button when finished.
  • ParameterValue
    Port993
    Use SSLChecked
    AuthenticationPassword

    Mac OSX mail Setup IMAP Step 7

  • Now, add the required outgoing information.
    Supply the Outgoing Mail Server Info using the table below as a guide. Click the Create button when finished.
  • ParameterValue
    SMTP Servermail.helpinghost.com
    User NameYour complete e-mail address
    PasswordYour password for the e-mail address

    Mac OSX mail Setup IMAP Step 8

  • After receiving the notice that Additional account information required, click Next.
  • Fill in the additional information as required and click Next.
  • ParameterValue
    Port587
    Use SSLChecked
    AuthenticationPassword

    Mac OSX mail Setup IMAP Step 8

  • That’s it!

    Mac OSX mail Setup IMAP Step 9