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This tutorial will instruct those with basic computer skills how to merge their Gmail account into Apple Mail 2.0-3.x in 10-15 minutes. YOU WILL NEE...
Open your desired your Internet Browser (Safari, FireFox, Google Chrome, etc).
Go to www.gmail.com and sign into your account.
Click the GEAR IMAGE on the TOP RIGHT CORNER of the website. - A drop down box of options will appear. -Click MAIL SETTIN...
Click the tab Forwarding and POP/IMAP.
Click the bubble ENABLE POP FOR ALL MAIL.
Click SAVE CHANGES at the bottom of the page.
Exit out of the Internet Browser.
Open the APPLE MAIL APPLICATION . -The mail icon will be on your desktop. This looks like a postage stamp with an eagle on it. ...
Click Mail on the TOP LEFT CORNER of your screen. -Click PREFERENCES.
Click the tab Accounts. -Click the PLUS SIGN [+] AT THE BOTTOM LEFT OF THE WINDOW to create an account.
Enter all information correctly on the window titled “Add Account”: a. Your Full Name. b. Email Address: (the Gmail address you are l...
UNCHECK AUTOMATICALLY SET UP ACCOUNT.
Check all information is correct and click CONTINUE.
Enter and check all information: a. Account type: POP. b. Description: YOU DECIDE. EX: GMAIL ACCOUNT. c. Incoming mail serv...
Click CONTINUE. **If the “Incoming Mail Security” window appears, makes sure that “SSL” is checked, and the Authentication box is set to “Password.”*...
Enter and check all information: a. Description: LEAVE BLANK. b. Outgoing Mail Server: SMTP.GMAIL.COM. -...
Click CONTINUE. **If the “Outgoing Mail Security” window appears, makes sure that “SSL” is checked, and the Authentication box is set to “Password.” ...
Check the "Account Summary" is correct: a. Incoming Mail Server: POP.GMAIL.COM *SSL: ON. b....
Click CREATE. The account should now be set up.
Exit out of ACCOUNTS and PREFERENCES windows and return to the APPLE MAIL APPLICATION.
Click MAIL. -Select PREFERENCES.
Go to ACCOUNTS TAB.
Select the ACCOUNT you just configured on the left side.
Check ACCOUNT INFORMATION.
Click ADVANCED TAB.
Check PORT NUMBER: -Port: 993.
Make sure ‘USE SSL’ is checked.
Close PREFERENCES WINDOW and return to the APPLE MAIL application.
To RECEIVE MAIL: -Click GET MAIL on the top left corner of the application.
To SEND MAIL: -Click NEW MESSAGE in the middle of the application.
Return to PREFERENCES.
Click ACCOUNT. a. Click the PLUS SIGN (+) on the bottom left corner. b. Repeat steps 11-28.
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Posted:Oct 7, 2011
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