If you work from home, you’ll need to Add an email account to be delivered to your Mac. . Looking for a simple method to keep track of all of your email addresses in one place? We’ve got the answers! This article will show you how to set up and use email on your Mac or MacBook.
Mail is Apple’s email-sending app. Because macOS includes Mail, you’ll find it on every Mac. The same software is available for iPad and iPhones. It’s a terrific option to access your numerous emails via a web browser, such as Gmail and iCloud mail. In fact, one of the nicest features of Mail is that you can configure it to receive emails from all of your different email accounts in one spot, allowing you to simply use one app and never miss an email again.
We’ll walk you through the steps to set up email on your Mac or MacBook, including how to establish a second email address.
To begin, we’ll go through some of the reasons why we use Mail on our Macs as a quick overview.
Here are a few advantages of utilizing Mail:
- You configure Mail to receive emails from all of your multiple email addresses, including your business and personal emails, so you can read and send them all from one location.
- It’s simple to set up because it works with major email services including Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, Outlook, and, of course, Apple’s iCloud. It also works with Exchange.
- Attachments may be included and marked up – for example, you can email a photo or PDF with instructions you’d drawn on.
- It works with other macOS applications like Calendar and Maps.
- Large files and folders may be sent as attachments, and Apple’s Mail program will automatically provide a download link to the receiver.
- Blocking senders and unsubscribing from mailing lists is a breeze.
- When group interactions get too distracting, you may silence them.
- You may sort your emails into Mailboxes based on specified criteria, such as unread or received today, or emails from certain persons.
- You may label your messages with a different color to make it simpler to discover specific groupings of emails.
- Searching through all of your emails is simple.
On your Mac or MacBook, hit Command + Space Bar and start typing Mail, or select the Mail icon in the Dock to open the Mail program.
Steps to set up Mail on Mac
Setting up email on a Mac or MacBook is a breeze, especially if you use one of the more popular services like Gmail, Yahoo, or Apple’s own iCloud. You’ll only need your email address and log-in information. This is what you must do:
- Open the System Preferences window.
- Select Internet Accounts.
- A list of widely used services, including iCloud, Exchange, Google, Twitter, Facebook, Yahoo, and others, may be seen on the right. Click the Plus symbol if you don’t see these.
You may also add an email account straight from Apple Mail; in fact, it will ask you to do so the first time you open it.
- Open your inbox.
- Select Accounts from the Mail menu, which takes you to the same screen as the Systems Preferences panel.
- You can choose any of these accounts and click the minus (-) on this page to disconnect or turn them off.
Steps to add an email to Mac manually
Even if your email service provider isn’t on Apple’s list, you can still add it. Follow these steps to manually enter your email address:
- Open Mail on your Mac.
- Select Mail > Add Account from the drop-down menu.
- A window showing the iCloud, Exchange, and other choices, as well as Other Mail Account, will open.
- Choose a different email account.
- Continue by pressing the Enter key.
- Click Sign In after entering your Roadrunner Email Address and Password.
- Details such as Account Type, Incoming Mail Server, and Outgoing Mail Server will be shown. If you have to manually enter the settings, go with IMAP or POP (probably IMAP, but check with your provider).
- Fill in the data for the incoming and outgoing mail servers (get them from your email provider).
- Save the file. It’s possible that you’ll have to get these from your email provider.
- If your email address is still valid, it will be able to validate your account and you will be able to log in.
That was all about the steps to add an email account to your Mac Mail. We hope you find this guide helpful. If you are using Roadrunner email then you can set up Roadrunner email settings in your Mac mail by following the above-mentioned steps. For any other issue that you may face with your email account please contact the Roadrunner email support.