How to set up your cPanel account in in MacMail OS

Overview

In this article, we will show you how to set up your cPanel account in MacMail OS. Please follow the below steps.

Set up your cPanel account in MacMail OS

  1. Open your MailMac application and select Preferences in the Mail menu.
  2. . Go to the Accounts tab, and click on the + icon.
  3. Select Add Other Mail Account option.
  4.  In Add a Mail Account window enter your full name, email address, and email account password, then click on Create.
  5.  The application will try to detect the settings automatically. Disregard the result, click on Next.
  6. In the Incoming Mail Server screen select POP or IMAP protocol for Account Type, and enter your account details:
    • Mail Server: server your account is hosted on
    • Username: full email address
    • Password: password for your email account

7. Click on Next once the details are filled:

    • IMAP Path Prefix: leave this field empty
    • Port for IMAP protocol: 993 with SSL enabled or 143 without SSL
    • Port for POP3 protocol: 995 with SSL enabled or 110 without SSL
    • Authentication: set to Password

8. In the Outgoing Mail Server window, fill out the details as follows:

    • SMTP Server: server your account is hosted on
    • User Name: full email address
    • Password: password for your email account

9. You might be prompted to configure additional settings at this stage. Details are to be as follows:

    • Port: 465 with SSL enabled / 25 or 587 with SSL disabled.
    • Authentication: set to Password.

10. One last step is to configure Advanced Server Settings. Go to Accounts and select the account in question. Then select the Account Information tab and go to the Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) section, click on the Edit SMTP Server List option: 11. Verify that your settings are as follows:

    • Automatically detect and maintain account settings: should be switched off
    • Port: 465 with SSL enabled / 25 or 587 with SSL disabled.
    • Authentication: set to Password
    • Allow insecure authentication: should be switched on
    • User Name: full email address
    • Password: password for your email account
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Updated on June 16, 2021

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