Apple Mail POP
Secure Email Configuration -Apple Mail POP for MacOS X
Secure Domain Email Customers: If your secure email
account with us uses a domain name other than mdofficemail.com,
simply use your domain instead of mdofficemail.com wherever it
appears in the instructions or the examples given. If you have purchased
your own IP address & certificate, you may substitute any reference of mdofficemail.com with your mail host name, e.g. mail.yourdomain.com.
- Step 1: Create your Email Account
- Step 2: Account Information
- Step 3: SMTP Server Options
- Step 4: Advanced Configuration
- Manufacturer Technical Support
This document will help you to configure your Apple Mail (built-in
MacOS X software) Email client to work with the mdofficemail.com
Secure Email Hosting system.
Compatible MacOS versions: OS10.2.x (Jaguar), 10.3.2 or higher (Panther)
Step 1: Create your Secure Email Account
- Start Mail.
- If it is the first time you are setting up your account, a wizard
will walk you through the steps.
- Fill out the following information:
- Your Name: The name you wish to have displayed when sending
- Email Address: Your mdofficemail Email address
- Incoming Mail Server: Type mail.mdofficemail.com
- Mail Server Type: Select "POP"
- User Name: Your user ID (ie: joeuser)
- Password: Your Email password
- Outgoing Mail Server: Type mail.mdofficemail.com
Your settings should be similar to the following:
Step 2: Account Information
- Select the "Mail" pulldown menu and click on "Preferences."
- The "Description" field can be any name you choose for your account
(ie: Work Mail)
- The "Email Address" is your mdofficemail email@example.com
- Enter the name you wish to have displayed when sending Email in the
"Full Name" field.
- "Incoming Mail server" should be filled, as well as "Outgoing Mail
- Click on the "Options" button.
Step 3: SMTP Server Options
- Make sure that "Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)" is checked.
- Make sure that 465 is entered in the "Server port" text
Step 4: Advanced Configuration
- Click on the "Advanced" tab.
- In the upper section:
- Although it is not required, we recommend that you check the
"Remove copy from server after retrieving a message" as well as the
selection "When moved from Inbox" in the list below the checkbox.
- This will allow you to check your mail from other locations, as
not selecting the "When moved from Inbox" will tell Apple Mail to
delete the messages on the server immediately upon viewing your
- NOTE: both selections will allow you to view your mail on the
computer with Apple Mail set up.
- In the lower section:
- make sure the "Use SSL" checkbox next to the "Port" text field is
- Make sure that the "Authentication Style" is "Password"
- Click "OK" when you are finished.
- You should now be able to send and receive mail.
Manufacturer Technical Support
For technical support from Apple, please visit http://www.apple.com/support/panther/mail/.