Setting Up Mac Mail

Step 1

Open Mac Mail and choose Add Account from the File menu.

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Step 2

In the first page of Accounts, click the PLUS button in the bottom-left of the window to add a new account. Fill in the required basic account information, and click Continue.
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Step 3

If you are adding a regular mailbox, choose POP as the Account Type, and fill out the fields as below. If you are adding an IMAP account, please jump to the next screenshot.

  • Account Type – ensure POP is selected.
  • Description field – if desired.
  • Incoming Mail Server field – type pop.caorda.com.
  • User Name field – enter the FULL E-MAIL ADDRESS you were assigned when your e-mail account was activated.
  • Password field – enter your password here.

When you’ve completed the necessary fields, click Continue.

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If you are adding an IMAP mailbox, choose IMAP as the Account Type, and fill out the fields as below as neccessary.

  • Account Type – ensure IMAP is selected.
  • Description field – if desired.
  • Incoming Mail Server field – type imap.caorda.com.
  • User Name field – enter the FULL E-MAIL ADDRESS you were assigned when your e-mail account was activated.
  • Password field – enter your password here.

When you’ve completed the necessary fields, click Continue.

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Step 4

Leave the box Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) unchecked and click Continue.

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Step 5

For Outgoing Mail Server, specify the following:

  • Description field – if desired.
  • Outgoing Mail Server field – if you are using Caorda’s outgoing mail SMTP servers, enter “relay.caorda.com” in the Outgoing mail server field.
  • Check the Use Authentication button, and enter the required information:
  • User Name field – enter the FULL E-MAIL ADDRESS you were assigned when your e-mail account was activated.
  • Password field – choose a password, and enter it here.

When you’ve filled the necessary fields, click Continue.

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Step 6

Check the box Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and click Continue.

Step 7

View the Account Summary, and click Create if you are satisfied with the account information.

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Step 8

Choose Preferences from the Mail menu. 

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Step 9

In the Outgoing Mail Server field click on the double arros dropdown to open the list of servers.

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Choose Edit SMTP Server List

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Step 10

Select relay.caorda.com from the list in the top box and edit the properties like so:

  • Use custom port: 587
  • Check Use Secure Sockects Layer (SSL)
  • Click OK

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As the final step, always test your account.