To set up an email account in the email client Mail on your Mac, please see the following steps.

  • Choose Add Account from the File menu. If this is the first time you’ve opened Mail, you will be automatically prompted to add an account
  • Type in name, email address and password and click Create
  • Incoming Mail Server Account Type: POP or IMAP
  • Description: Optional setting, you can put in your email address here
  • Incoming Mail Server: Server hostname (in the form ‘LHxx.dnsireland.com’, see below* for more information)
  • Username: Your full email address
  • Password: Your email address password
  • Click Continue
  • Authentication: Password
  • Click Continue
  • Go to Outgoing Mail Server
  • Description: Optional setting, you can put in your email address here
  • Outgoing Mail Server: Server hostname (in the form ‘LHxx.dnsireland.com’, see below* for more information)
  • Tick Use Only This Server
  • Tick Use Authentication
  • Username: Your full email address
  • Password: Your email address password
  • Click continue
  • Authentication: Password
  • Click Continue > Create

 

*NB: To find out the correct hostname to enter (which replaces ‘LHxx.dnsireland.com’ from above), enter your domain name (without WWW) and click Lookup!

 

If you require further information/assistance on this, please submit a ticket and a member of the team will be happy to assist further.