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Setting up an email in Mac Mail

Automatic setup

Mac OS X Mail is able to automatically setup the email account. Add email account using the following instructions

Following settings are compatible with you email account:

  • Encrypted connection: SSL, SSL/TLS or STARTTLS
  • Incoming mail server i.e  IMAP server:  imap.zone.eu port 993
  • Incoming mail server i.e POP3 server:  pop3.zone.eu port 995
  • Outgoing mail server i.e SMTP server:  smtp.zone.eu port 465 or 587

Outgoing mail server requires authentication (username is email address, password is general or device specific).

1. Open Mail and choose  Other Mail Account.

If you already have an account set up in Mac Mail, to add a new account, open Mac Mail, select Mail and Preferences from the apple icon at the top.

Then add email account information:

Name:  Name and Last name
Email Address: Email address
Password: Password for email account
To save the information click Sign in.

2. Setting up mail servers:

First, fill in the incoming server and outgoing server fields:

Account type: choose IMAP
Incoming Mail Server: imap.zone.eu
Outgoing Mail Server: smtp.zone.eu
Email Address: Email address
User Name: Email address
Password: Password for this email account

Click Sign in to save your account.


The error message, Unable to verify account name or password must be ignored and the e-mail address must be re-entered in the Username field.

Make sure Mail is selected and press Done.



Updated on 2. May 2024

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