Setting Up Mac Yosemite (10.10) Email


Here are the steps to configure Mail on Mac Yosemite 10.10:

  1. Go to System Preferences, Internet Accounts. Choose Add Other Mail Account

  2. Provide your Full Name, Email Address and Password. Then click Create 

  3. The email client will try to auto-discover your settings but fail and tells you that "Account must be manually configured". Click Next to continue

  4. Choose IMAP and your enter your Incoming Mail Server Info. Click Next to continue.
    IMPORTANT: Please ensure that your User Name is your complete Email Address i.e. and not just "user"

  5. If it prompts you to Verify Certificate and warns you about "identity cannot be verified", you can ignore it by pressing Connect button.
  6. Finally, your enter your Outgoing Mail Server Info. Click Create to save your settings.
    IMPORTANT: Please ensure that your User Name is your complete Email Address i.e. and not just "user"

Related resources

  • 0 Users Found This Useful
Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

Setting Up E-mail Clients

Email configuration standard We use the standard email configuration for all of our services....

About Email

Our email serviceWith our email service, you are able to accept messages using an email client...

Setting Up Outlook Express 4

Instructions Here are the steps to configure Outlook Express 4 : Launch Outlook Express. From...

How to view message headers from the email?

Introduction This article shows you how to see the email header. Headers contain tracking...

Setting up Thunderbird

Instructions Here are the steps to configure Thunderbird (This example is for Thunderbird on...