Configuring POP3 and IMAP in Mac Mail (Exchange 2010)

  1. Open Mac Mail, click Mail > Preferences. The Accounts window appears. In the bottom left corner, click the + button.

  2. The New Account wizard begins. Enter your name, email address and an incorrect password into the password field before clicking Continue.


  3. You should receive an error advising Mac Mail was not able to connect to the mail server, click


  4. Change the account type to POP3 or IMAP and enter the incoming mail server as (POP3) or (IMAP), the username as your full email address and your usual mailbox password.


  5. Click the Continue button and tick the Use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) option.

  6. Click the Continue button.

  7. Enter the outgoing mail server as Tick Use Authentication and enter your full email address and password. Click the Continue button.


  8. Click Create.

  9. In the 'Accounts' options menu, click the 'Advanced' tab:


    • Change the 'Port' option to 587 and ensure that 'Use SSL' is selected.

    • Close the window and click on 'Get Mail' - your account is fully set up.