Knowledgebase: Google Apps
Setup Google Apps Email account in Apple Mail 4.0
Posted by - NA - on 22 February 2011 04:56 PM
Issue

Need to configure your Google Apps email account into your Apple Mail 4.0


Symptoms

None


Cause

None


Workaround

STEP 1: Open Apple Mail

STEP 2: Fill in the ‘Welcome to Mail’ window with the following information:
Full Name: (your full name)
Email Address: Your full email address (username@yourdomain.com)
Password: Your email password

STEP 3: Hold the option button down until ‘Create’ turns into ‘Continue

STEP 4: Click Continue

STEP 5: Fill in the following Incoming Mail Server information:
Account Type: Select POP
Description: My Email Account
Incoming Mail Server: Change this to pop.gmail.com
User Name: Your full email address (testing@yourdomain.com)
Password: Your email password  

STEP 6: Click Continue

STEP 7: Incoming Mail Security
Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL): Select
Authentication: Password

STEP 8: Click Continue

STEP 9: Enter the following Outgoing Mail Server information:
Description: You can leave blank this field is optional
Outgoing Mail Server: smtp.gmail.com
Use Authentication: selected
User Name: Your full email address (username@yourdomain.com)
Password: Your email password

STEP 10: Click Continue

STEP 11: Outgoing Mail Security
Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL): Select
Authentication: Password

STEP 12: Click Continue

STEP 13: Review your Account Summary and untick "Take account online" as you will need to adjust your incoming port number.

STEP 14: Click Create

STEP 15: You will need to change your incoming port number to 995. To edit your incoming port number, please click Mail > Preferences > Accounts tab > Advanced

STEP 16: Upon updating your port number, you can take your accounts online and download new messages by clicking Mailbox > Get All New Mail


Additional Information

- Configuring Mail Clients for Google Apps

- If you are unable to perform the steps, kindly issue a ticket to our Support Team

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