How to Access Email With Apple Mail

Check your webmail while using Apple's email client

What to Know

  • On a Mac, go to Mail > Add Account > Other Mail Account > Continue. Enter info, select Sign In, and complete the sign in.
  • On an iOS device, go to Settings > Mail > Accounts Add Account > Outlook > Sign In, and then complete the sign in.

This article explains how to access email from Apple Mail on macOS Sierra and above or on a device with iOS 13 and above.

Access With Apple Mail on the Desktop

Here's how to configure Apple Mail to connect to on a Mac.

  1. Open Mail and select Mail > Add Account from the menu.

    If this is your first time opening Mail (that is, you haven't set up an account before), skip this first step.

    add account
  2. Select Other Mail Account and then select Continue.

    Other Mail Account in Choose a Mail account provider list.
  3. Enter your name, email address, account password, and select Sign In.

    Screenshot of adding to Apple Mail
  4. Apple Mail should automatically fill in IMAP as's Account Type, along with the incoming and outgoing server addresses.

    Screenshot of adding to Apple Mail

    If you have to type in the information manually, select IMAP. For the Incoming Mail Server, enter For the Outgoing Mail Server, enter

  5. Select Sign In again.

  6. Select Next.

  7. Select the apps you want to use with this account. Make sure to check Mail.

  8. Select Done. Your mail will now be accessible from your list of Mailboxes.

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