Mac Mail For Exchange Server

Mail User Guide

Use Server Settings preferences in Mail to change options for an account’s incoming and outgoing (SMTP) mail servers.

Learn how to add an Exchange or Office 365 email account on your Mac. It's easy adding internet accounts in Apple. Use Outlook on a Mac with Office 365 or an. Unable to setup Exchange Server in Apple Mail with macOS Catalina I recently upgraded to macOS catalina and was experiencing a few minor issues. I decided to remove my principal mail account and re-add to try to troubleshoot the issue. You can first try to clear the cache of Mail in your Mac to see if it helps, it's in this path. If you have not already added an account to Mail you will be directed to the New Account Wizard. If you have already created an account in Mail, click File, then Add account from the drop down menu. Select Exchange and click Continue. When the New Account wizard opens, enter the following in the text boxes provided.

Mac Mail For Exchange Server

To change these preferences in the Mail app on your Mac, choose Mail > Preferences, click Accounts, then click Server Settings.

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Update Mac Mail Server Settings

Note: The settings you see vary depending on your account type.

Incoming mail server settings

Option

Description

User Name

Your user name on the mail server.

Password

Your password on the mail server.

Host Name

The name of the mail server.

Automatically manage connection settings

Mail automatically manages settings for your email account in Mail, such as port numbers and authentication methods.

If you deselect this option, you can specify the following, as directed by your email account provider:

  • Port (or Internal Port and External Port), Use TLS/SSL: The port numbers for receiving messages, and whether to use TLS/SSL.

  • Authentication: The authentication method. This option is available only for POP and IMAP accounts.

Advanced IMAP or Exchange Settings

Enter or change these settings as directed by your email account provider:

  • IMAP Path Prefix: The location of your mailboxes on an IMAP server.

  • TLS Certificate: Some mail servers require computers that connect to them to provide a certificate proving their identity.

  • Allow insecure authentication: For email accounts that don’t support secure authentication, let Mail use a non-encrypted version of your user name and password to connect to the mail server.

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Outgoing mail server (SMTP) settings

Preferred Outgoing Mail Server Mac

Option

Description

Account

The account of the mail server.

To change outgoing server settings, as directed by your email account provider, click the Account pop-up menu, then choose Edit SMTP Server List.

User Name

Your user name on the mail server.

Password

Your password on the mail server.

Host Name

The name of the mail server.

Automatically manage connection settings

Mail automatically manages settings for your email account in Mail, such as port numbers and authentication methods.

If you deselect this option, you can specify the following, as directed by your email account provider:

  • Port (or Internal Port and External Port), Use TLS/SSL: The port numbers for sending messages, and whether to use TLS/SSL.

  • Authentication: The authentication method. This option is available only for POP and IMAP accounts.