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How to Setup Email on Mac Mail Leopard

Browse through the tutorial to set up your system of sending and receiving emails on MacOS Leopard. Jolt will make sure emails function seamlessly on Apple and Mac mails.

Start your MacMail e-mail client. If this is the first time you are configuring your e-mail, a wizard will pop up to help you find the configuration. Otherwise, proceed to:

File > Add account
  • Indicate your name and email address.
Mac Mail Leopard - setting up email account

Mac Mail Leopard – setting up email account

Incoming mail server

  • Account Type: IMAP or POP3
  • Description: [Optional – You may leave it blank]
  • Incoming Mail Server: Domain or server name
  • User Name: [Your e-mail address]
  • Password: [Your password]
Mac Mail Leopard - incoming mail settings

Mac Mail Leopard – incoming mail settings

The Incoming Mail Security window will only pop up if the attempt to identify the settings is unsuccessful.

If you see it, please choose the ‘Password’ for Authentication and press ‘Continue’.

Mac Mail Leopard - incoming mail security

Mac Mail Leopard – incoming mail security

Outgoing mail server

  • Description: [Optional – You may leave it blank]
  • Outgoing Mail Server: Domain or server name
  • Check ‘Use only this server’ box.
  • Check ‘Use Authentication’ box.
  • User: [Your e-mail address]
  • Password: [Your password]
Mac Mail Leopard - outgoing mail settings

Mac Mail Leopard – outgoing mail settings

The Outgoing Mail Security will pop up if the attempt to identify the settings is unsuccessful.

If you see it, please choose the ‘Password’ for Authentication and press ‘Continue’.

Mac Mail Leopard - outgoing mail security

Mac Mail Leopard – outgoing mail security

The account summary will appear at the last step.

Check the ‘Take account online’ box to receive mail after clicking ‘Create’.

Mac Mail Leopard - account summary

Mac Mail Leopard – account summary

Additional incoming mail server settings

For additional incoming server settings, go to:

Mail > Preferences > Accounts > Choose an account

Press ‘Advanced’ in the right-hand section.

Mac Mail Leopard - additional incoming mail server settings

Mac Mail Leopard – additional incoming mail server settings

Additional outgoing mail server settings

For additional outgoing server settings, go to Mail > Preferences > Accounts > Choose an account.

Mail > Preferences > Accounts > Choose an account
  • Look for the Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) in the dropdown menu in the right-hand area.
  • Choose ‘Edit Server List’ from the dropdown.
Press ‘<em>Advanced</em>’.
Mac Mail Leopard - additional outgoing mail server settings

Mac Mail Leopard – additional outgoing mail server settings

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