How do I add an email account into a Macbook Air?

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I have bought a Macbook Air 2012 and I don't know how to put an email account from since I'm a new Mac user. Does anybody want to teach me?

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How do I add an email account into a Macbook Air?


Hello there buddy. Here are some tips on how to set up your mac 101:  mail

1.First of all you should make sure that you are connected into the internet.

2.Update and install all the latest available updates

3.Then open your mail

4.Choose Add account in the file menu. If this is the 1st time you opened mail, you will be automatically prompted to add an account.

5.Enter your Name, email Address, and password.

to see a very detailed step by step guide with images please go here mac 101: mail

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How do I add an email account into a Macbook Air?


Hello David,

  • To add a new account on a MacBook air, you will need to choose File and then Add Account to so as to open the Accounts Assistant will guide you through the configuration process.
  • An alternative will be to use the following steps:
  • You will choose mail, and then Preferences, and after that click the Accounts button to open the accounts window.
  • Click the Add button.
  • You will then type your full name in the Name Field, and after that press Tab.
  • Type the email address.
  • Type the password in the password field, and then click continue.
  • Next you will click on the Account Type menu that will pop up, and after that select the protocol type you wish to use for your account.
  • Type a name in the description field and the  press Tab.
  • Next type the incoming mail server address in the mail serve box and then click on continue.
  • After that click the authentication pop-up menu and then select the authentication scheme for the incoming server- this will be done on the incoming mail security.
  • Click continue, and then locate the outgoing mail server sheet and type a description for the server, and then press Tab,
  • Go to the Incoming Mail Server text box and type the incoming mail server address.
  • In the event that the ISP service you are using requires your e-mail application to authenticate the connection,  you will have to choose the Use Authentication check box and type the username and password
  • Click Continue on the Account Summary sheet and then click Done on the Conclusion sheet.



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