This guide will help you set up your Apple Mail program to receive and send email using your new advanced account settings.

 

Step 1. Open the Preferences screen:

  • Open Mac Mail

  • Click the Mail drop-down menu, then click Preferences…
     


 

Step 2. Update Account Settings

  • Ensure that the Accounts tab is selected

  • Select your @comporium.net email account in the left column

  • Edit the Incoming Mail Server to:  mail.comporium.net

  • Ensure that your User Name (ex: myemail@comporium.net) and Password are correct

 

Additional note for individuals using OS X Yosemite (The most recent version of Apple OSX)

  • If the Incoming Mail Server box is grayed out, follow these steps:

    • Select the Advanced Tab, uncheck the box to “Automatically detect and maintain account settings”, save change.

    • Go back into Preferences > Accounts, update the Incoming Mail Server to: mail.comporium.net
       


 

  • Click on the Advanced tab 

  • Ensure the Port is set to 995 if your account type is POP, or 993 if your account type is IMAP

  • Ensure and the checkbox beside Use SSL is checked

  • From the Authentication drop down menu, click Password

 

Step 3. Open the Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) settings:

  • Click the Account Information tab

  • Click the drop-down menu beside Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)

  • Click Edit SMTP Server List…
     

 

Step 4. Update SMTP Settings:

Additional note for individuals using OS X Yosemite

  • If the Outgoing Mail Server box is grayed out, follow these steps:

    • Select the Advanced Tab, uncheck the box to “Automatically detect and maintain account settings”, save change

    • Go back into the Account Information tab, and complete the steps below (when Mail asks you if you want to save the changes, click Save

  • Enter the following in the Server Name box: smtp.comporium.net

  • Click Advanced

  • Ensure the Port box is set to 465

  • Check the box that says Use SSL

  • Make sure that Authentication is set to Password

  • Type your full email address (ex: myemail@comporium.net) into the User Name field

  • Make sure your correct Password is entered

  • Click OK

  • Verify that your Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) is set to your new e-mail choice with a checkmark that indicates Use only this server


Congratulations, your email is now set up!