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Mac Mail

Configuring Mac Mail to Check Catmail
  1. Open Mail, and then do one of the following:
  •     If you've never set up any e-mail accounts using Mail, the "Welcome to Mail"
        page appears. Go to step 2
  •     If you've already created e-mail accounts using Mail, on the Mail pull-down menu,
        click Preferences. On the "Accounts" tab, click the plus sign (+) at the bottom-left
        of the navigation pane to open the Add Account window.
  1.     In the Welcome to Mail or Add Account window:
  •         In the Full Name field, enter your name as you want it to appear in the "From"
            field of your outgoing messages.
  •         In the Email Address field, enter your e-mail address: OHIOID@ohio.edu
  •         In the Password field, enter your OHIO ID password.
  1.     Click Continue.
  2.     In the Incoming Mail Server window, enter the following:
  •     Next to Account Type, select select POP or IMAP. You might want to use
        IMAP because it supports more features.
  •     In the Description field, enter a name for this account (eg. CatMail).
  •     In the Incoming Mail Server field, enter: pod51000.outlook.com
  •     In the User Name field, enter your full e-mail address: OHIOID@ohio.edu
  •     In the Password field, enter your CatMail password.
  •     Click Continue. Mail will test your connection to the incoming server using default
        settings. You may receive a note that trying to log into the server failed - this is
        fine, as we need to adjust security settings before it will work. Click Continue
        again.
  •     If the previous step failed, you may see "Incoming Mail Security". Make sure that
       "Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is checked. Authentication should be set to
        Password.
  1.     In the Outgoing Mail Server window, do the following:
  •     In the Description field, enter a name for this server. (eg. CatMail SMTP)
  •     In the Outgoing Mail Server field, enter: pod51000.outlook.com
  •     Make sure that "Use only this server" is checked.
  •     Select "Use Authentication". The User Name and Password should be automatically
        filled in with the information from the Incoming Mail Server settings. Make sure
        that the User Name field includes your full e-mail address. Click Continue.
  •     Mail will test your connection to the outgoing mail server using default settings.
        Note: If the test isn't successful, click Continue again. You can verify your settings
        at the end of this procedure.
  1.     If you're using IMAP4, in the Account Summary box, click Create.
  2.     If you're using POP3, we recommend that you set up your client to keep a copy of the
        messages that you retrieve to your local computer on the server. This lets you access
        your messages from a different mail programs.
  3.     To keep a copy of these messages on the server, do the following:
  •     In the Account Summary box, uncheck "Take Account online", and click Create.
  •     Go to the Mail pull-down menu, and click Preferences.
  •     On the "Accounts" tab, in the navigation pane, select your new Bobcat Mail
        account.
  •     In the right pane, click "Advanced".
  •     Uncheck "Remove copy from server after retrieving a message", and then close the
        Accounts window.
 If you don't want Mail to keep a copy of your messages on the server, select the "Take account online check box", and then click Create.

If Mail Doesn't Connect:
You may need to verify that Mail is set up to send and receive mail using the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). You can verify that Mail is set up to use SSL as follows:

  1.     In Mail, go to the Mail pull-down menu and click Preferences.
  2.     On the "Accounts" tab, select your Bobcat Mail account, and then click "Advanced".
  3.     On the "Advanced" tab:
  •         Make sure Use SSL is selected.
  •         Port should be set automatically. If you chose IMAP, it should be: 993. If you
            chose POP, it should be: 995.
  •         Make sure Authentication is set to Password.
  •         Make sure the Domain Name or IMAP Path Prefix field is empty.
  1.     On the "Account Information" tab:
  •     Under Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP), make sure "Use only this server" is checked.
  •     Under Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP), click the drop-down menu, and then click
        Edit Server List.
  •     On the new window's "Advanced" tab, under Server port, make sure "Use Secure
        Sockets Layer (SSL)" is checked.
  •     Under Authentication, verify that Password is selected, and then click OK.