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Configure A New Mac Mail 2 E-mail Account
 

First open the Mail application. The Mail application can be found in your Applications folder or by default in the Dock (the bar at the bottom of your screen.) 

 

If you are presented with a "Welcome to Mail" dialogue box, fill in the settings as follows. If you do not see this dialogue box, click the File menu at the top, then click Add Account .

In the General Information window, type in the following information:

Set Account Type to POP .

Type in TCQ Internet in the Account Description field.

Type in your name in the Full Name field. Type in your e-mail address (your_address@tcq.net) in the Email Address field.

Click Continue


You will now see an Incoming Mail Server window.

In the Incoming Mail Server box, type: pop.gmail.com

In the User Name box, enter your e-mail address (your_address@tcq.net)

Type in your password in the Password field and click Continue.


 

Next, you'll see an Incoming Mail Security window.

Turn on Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).

Set Authentication to Password. Click Continue.


 

The Outgoing Mail Server window will now appear.

In the Outgoing Mail Server box, type: smtp.gmail.com

Place a checkmark next to Use Authentication.

In the User Name box, enter in your e-mail address (your_address@tcq.net)

Type your password in the Password field and click Continue.

 

Next, you will see the Outgoing Mail Security window.

Place a checkmark next to Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).

Set Authentication to Password. Click Continue.


 

Review the Account Summary then click Continue, then Done.

Click on the Mail menu and select Preferences.

 

Select Accounts if it is not already selected.

Under the Accounts window, click on + button and fill in the following information if it is not already filled in:

Account Type should be set to POP .

Set the Description to the name by which you'd like to refer to this account, for example TCQ Internet .

Type in your email address (your_address@tcq.net) in the Email Address field.

Type in your name in the Full Name field.

 In the Incoming Mail Server box, type: pop.gmail.com

In the User Name box, enter in your e-mail address (your_address@tcq.net)

Type in your password in the Password field.

 
 

To set up the Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP), click on the Server Settings... button.

In the SMTP Server Options window complete the following settings.

In the Outgoing Mail Server box, type: smtp.gmail.com

Click on the checkbox next to Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) to enable it. Change the Server port to 465.

For Authentication, select Password.

Enter your e-mail address (your_address@tcq.net) and password for the User Name and Password fields. Click OK.

 

Click on the Advanced tab.

Add a checkmark beside Use SSL and it should automatically change the Port to 995.

Ensure Password is selected from the Authentication pull-down menu.

   

 

Mail is now set up and you may exit from the preferences window by clicking on the red circle on the top left hand corner of the Accounts window. You may be asked to save your settings in a prompt as shown below. Click on Save.

  

You may now use your TCQ Internet e-mail service.