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03. HOW TO: Setting up email in Apple Mail

Step 1: If you have no accounts set up in Mail, then the New Account window will be visible when you start Mail. If it is not, select New Account... from the File menu.


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Step 2: In the New Account window, select POP from the Account Type menu.

Step 3: In the New Account window, enter a description for your account, your full name and email address into the Account Description, Full Name and Email Address text fields, respectively.

Step 4: In the New Account window, click Continue.


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Step 5: In the New Account window, enter in your Incoming Mail Server text box, your incoming mailserver.
Please use the incoming mailserver that was supplied in the 'Account Information' email we initially sent you.

Incoming Mail (POP3) Settings:

For CPanel hosting plans, it should be set to: mail.yourdomain.co.nz
For Corporate and Business Class hosting plans, it should be set to: pop3.webhost.co.nz

For all other Hosting Plans, and Email Only Plans, it should be set to: pop3.iserve.net.nz

[replace your yourdomain.co.nz with your domain name]


Step 6:
In the New Account window, enter your mailbox name (usually your email address) and password into the User Name and Password text fields, respectively.

Step 7: Click Continue in the New Account window.


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Step 8: Make sure that Password is selected in the Authentication menu in the New Account window, then click Continue.


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Step 9: You will need to use your ISP's SMTP server to send mails, enter its details in the appropriate fields in the New Account window.

Enter the SMTP settings of your ISP.

eg. If you use Xtra to connect to the internet, then enter your outgoing mail to: smtp.xtra.co.nz. If you use Paradise.net to connect to the internet, then enter your outgoing mail to: smtp.paradise.net.nz. If you are unsure of your ISPs SMTP settings, then email or call your isp and ask them for the setting for their ‘Outgoing Mail Server’.

If you use cPanel, then you can also enter the outgoing mail to mail.yourdomain.co.nz, however you will need to tick ‘My server requires authorisation’ in the outgoing mailserver settings.[replace your yourdomain.co.nz with your domain name]

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR TELECOM XTRA ISP USERS: In order to send email from a domain based email address if your ISP is Telecom Xtra, you must now follow the instructions at http://tinyurl.com/yahooxtrasmtp If you have any problems sending email via Telecom Xtras SMTP server please contact Telecom Xtra at 0800 110 050, and they will be able to help you set up the above settings for your domain based email address.

Step 10: Click Continue.


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Step 11: If your SMTP server supports Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), tick the Use Secure Sockets Layer checkbox in the New Account window. If you are unsure, you should leave it unticked.

Step 12: Click Continue.


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Step 13: A summary of your account details are shown in the New Account window. If any of the details are incorrect you can click the Go Back button to go back and change them.

Step 14: Click Continue.


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Step 15: Click Done in the New Account window to create your email account.


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