NEW: Try our Auto Configuration app to set up your new Apple or Mac Mail account ⇒ here
Alternatively follow this tutorial to manually set up you mail account:
This guide will show you how to set up Mail in macOS Sierra. If Mail is already set up but giving errors, refer to our macOS Sierra troubleshooting guide.
Replace example.com with your domain name
Add a new email account
Other Mail Account
- Enter your details
· Name (which will appear in the ‘From’ field when you send emails)
· Email Address
· Password (Forgotten passwords can be changed in konsoleH)
· > Sign In
- Complete the settings as follows:
· User Name is the full email address
· Account Type is IMAP or POP according to preference (IMAP is the default)
· Ignore Unable to verify account name or password
· > Sign In
- Ignore the 2 server identity messages > Continue
♦ You can add the certificate to your trust settings to avoid seeing this message in the future.
- Select any apps > DoneYour Mail account is now set up. You will see your new account in the list with any other mail accounts.However, to avoid any future issues, continue with these few tweaks:
- On the Accounts tab, choose your new account from the list on the left, and then click Server Settings
Now for some important customisations:
- Deselect (uncheck) the boxes for Automatically manage connection settings for both Incoming and Outgoing Mail Servers –additional fields will now be displayed.
- Select Advanced IMAP Settings
- Select Allow insecure authentication > OK
- Deselect (uncheck) the boxes for Use TSL/SSL for both Incoming and Outgoing Mail Servers.
- Under Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) click the dropdown arrow at Account
- Select Edit SMTP Server List
- Tick Allow insecure authentication
- Click OK and Save. (Note: this button only becomes visible when settings have changed)
Your Sierra Mail is now set up!