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Configure Mac Mail for Windows

Configure Mac Mail for Windows Live/Outlook.com accounts

 

Edit Existing Account in Mac Mail

 

Once the Mail app is open click on Mail then Preferences.

In the new window click on the Accounts tab

 

 Enter the following settings:

 

Description: Any unique identifier

 

Email Address: username@bigpond.com / username@bigpond.net.au

Full Name: Your Name

 

Incoming Mail Server: pop-mail.outlook.com

Username:  username@bigpond.com / username@bigpond.net.au

Password:  your current password for this mailbox

 

Outgoing Mail Serversmtp-mail.outlook.com

 

To edit or create a new mail server, click on the drop down box and select Edit Server List

 

On the Advanced tab the following settings are required.
 
Port: 587
SSL: ticked
Authentication: Password

 

Click on OK to save these settings.

 

From the Accounts window click on the Advanced tab where the following settings are required:

 

Port: 995

SSL: ticked
Authentication: Password

 

 

 Configure a new account in Mac Mail

 

Once the Mail app is open click on Mail then Preferences.

In the new window click on the Accounts tab.

 

To create a new account click on the + sign in the bottom left corner.

  

Full Name: Your Name

Username:  username@bigpond.com / username@bigpond.net.au

Password:  your current password for this mailbox

 

Click on Continue.

  

Account Type: POP

Description: pop-mail.outlook.com

Incoming Mail Server: pop-mail.outlook.com

 

Username:  username@bigpond.com / username@bigpond.net.au

Password:  your current password for this mailbox

 

Click on Continue

  

Description: smtp-mail.outlook.com

Outgoing Mail Serversmtp-mail.outlook.com

Use Authentication: ticked

 

Username:  username@bigpond.com / username@bigpond.net.au

Password:  your current password for this mailbox

 

Click on Continue

 

Use Secure Socket Layer: ticked

Authentication: Password

 

Click on Continue

 

 

 

Confirm the following settings

 

Account Description: Any unique identifier

Full Name: Your Name

Email Address: username@bigpond.com / username@bigpond.net.au

Username:  username@bigpond.com / username@bigpond.net.au

 

Incoming Mail Server: pop-mail.outlook.com

SSL: ON

 

Outgoing Mail Server: smtp-mail.outlook.com

SSL: ON

 

Take Account Online: ticked

 

Click on Create

Version history
Revision #:
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Last update:
June 2017
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