Setting up IMAP

Configuring Apple Mail 2 to Connect Mailbox via IMAP

  1. Open Apple Mail 2.
  2. Click Mail, and select Preferences.
  3. Click the plus sign (+) at the bottom to add a new account.
  4. Set Account Type as IMAP and fill out the following fields:
    • Enter Account Description.
    • Enter your name in Full Name field.
    • Enter E.G. myemail@itfocus.com.au to the Email Address field.
  5. Click on Continue.
  6. Fill out the following fields:
    • Your Name: type in your name that will be shown to your e-mail recipients in the From: field.
    • Incoming mail server: exchange.itfocus.com.au
    • User Name: myemail@itfocus.com.au
    • Password: type in your password.
  7. Click on Continue twice.
  8. Fill out the following fields:
    • Outgoing mail server: smtpauth.exchange.itfocus.com.au
    • Check the Use Authentication checkbox.
    • User Name: myemail@itfocus.com.au
    • Password: type in your password.
  9. Click on Continue twice.
  10. Click on Done.
  11. Click on Server Settings.
  12. Check the Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) checkbox. Click on OK.
  13. Select the Advanced subtab. Check the Use SSL checkbox.
  14. Close the current window.
  15. Click on Save.