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Configuration on Mac Mail

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Part 1: Startup

Start up MAC Mail, click on "Mail", and then "Preferences".

This is the information you need to configure email in POP with SSLactivated.

You can configure an email in IMAP by following the instructions at the end of this guide.
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Part 2: Accounts

Click on the "Accounts" tab for the different email account options.

Any accounts that have already been added are in red; in our example, these are an IMAP-account named "HE" and an Exchange account.

The outgoing server for the email account is in blue. You can modify the mailing list.

You can add a new email account by clicking on "+".
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Part 3: Add account

A new screen will appear. Please fill in the following information:

Full name: The account name to be displayed.
Email address: Your full email address.
Password: The password configured in the Control Panel.

Click on "Continue".
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Part 4: Certificate verification

If a dialog box appears to tell you that your server's identity is incorrect, click on "Connect".
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Part 5: Configuration of the incoming server

You are given the option to manually configure the incoming server.

Our example explains how to configure a POP account.

Fill in the following:

Account type: Choose "POP".
Description: The email account name to be displayed.
Incoming server: The server for receiving email: ssl0.ovh.net.
Username: Your full email address.
Password: The password configured in the Control Panel.

Click on "Continue".
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Part 6: Configuration of the outgoing server

You are now given the option to manually configure the outgoing server.

Fill in the following:

Description: The name of the SMTP server to be displayed.
Outgoing server: The server for sending emails: SSL0.OVH.NET.

Tick "Activate authentication" and fill in:

Username: Your full email address.
Password: The password configured in the Control Panel.

Click on "Continue".
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Part 7: Configuration of SSL

You are now asked if you want to encrypt your outgoing emails with SSL security.

You previously entered SSL0.OVH.NET. Please tick or untick "Utilise SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)" if you wish to enable or disable SSL security.

To "log in", enter your "Password".

Then, click "Next".
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Finalisation

Your new email account has been added to Mac Mail.

Account type: The choice related to our POP email address.
Description: The email account name to be displayed.
E-mail address: Your full email address.
Full Name: The email account name to be displayed.

Incoming server : Server for receiving mail: ssl0.ovh.net.
User name: Your full email address.
Password: The password configured in the Control Panel.

Outgoing server (SMTP): The email server configured for sending emails.

Configuration of an SMTP server

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Modify SMTP

To change the configuration of the SMTP server, click on the arrow next to your SMTP server's name.
A list of servers will appear. (Only if there are other SMTP servers present)
You can click on "Change the list of SMTP servers ..." .
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SMTP Settings

You will see various SMTP servers.
You can modify them one at a time.
In our example, we have selected "test".

In "Account Data", you will see the following:

Description: Name to be displayed for the SMTP server, "test" in our example.
Server Name: The email server ssl0.ovh.net

In "Advanced", you will see the following:

Use ports by default (25, 465, 587): Tick this box to use the generic ports.
Use SSL (Secure Sockets Layer):
You have entered SSL0.OVH.NET. Tick or untick "Use SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)" to enable or disable SSL security.

To log in: Enter your "Password"
Username: Your full email address.
Password: The password configured in the [url= "https://www.ovh.co.uk/managerv3/"][blue]Control Panel[blue][/url].

Summary POP & IMAP Settings

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Configuration with POP email

This is the information you need to configure a POP email account on Mac Mail.

Configure POP email with secure SSL enabled or disabled:

Email address: Your full OVH email address
Password: The password configured in the [url= "https://www.ovh.co.uk/managerv3/"][blue]Control Panel[/blue][/url].
Username: Your full OVH email address
Incoming server:SSL0.OVH.NET
Incoming server port:995 or 110
Outgoing server: Server for sending mail: SSL0.OVH.NET
Outgoing server port:465 ou 587

Ports 110 and 587 are for disabled SSL security.
Ports 995 and 465 are for activated SSL security.
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Configuration with IMAP email

This is the information you need to configure an IMAP/b] email account on Mac Mail.

Configure IMAP email with secure SSL enabled or disabled:

Email address: Your full email address.
Password: The password configured in the [url= "https://www.ovh.co.uk/managerv3/"]Control Panel[/url].
Username: Your full email address.
Incoming server:SSL0.OVH.NET
Incoming server port:993 or 143
Outgoing server: Server for sending mail: ssl0.ovh.net
Outgoing server port:465 ou 587

Ports 110 and 587 are for disabled SSL security.
Ports 995 and 465 are for activated SSL security.