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Setting up Hosted Exchange Accounts in Mac Mail

 

There are two methods to setting up a new System Lifeline Hosted Exchange account in Mac Mail.

Automatic Method

1.

System PreferencesApple > System Preferences

 

2.

Internet AccountsSelect > Internet Accounts

 

3.

ExchangeSelect > Exchange


4.

Exchange SettingsName: <enter your email address>
Email Address: <enter your email address, again>
Password: enter the account password
Click “Sign In”


5.

Exchange AppsSelect which services you want to use with this new account.
1. Mail (Required)
2. Contacts (Required)
3. Calendars (Recommended)
4. Reminders (Optional)
5. Notes (Optional)
Click “Done”


Setup is complete.

 

 

Manual Method


If for any reason the Automatic method fails, the account can be manually setup.

1.

Manual PreferencesApple > System preferences

 
2.

Internet AccountsSelect > Internet accounts

3.

Add Other AccountSelect > “Add Other Account”


4.

Mail AccountSelect > Mail account


5.

Add a Mail AccountName: <Enter email address>
Email address: <Enter email address, again>
Password: <Enter the account password>


6.

Mail Account SettingsEmail Address: <enter email address, if not already populated>
User Name: <enter email address, if not already populated>
Password: <enter the email account password, if not already populated>
Account Type: IMAP
Incoming Mail Server: hosted.systemlifeline.com
Outgoing Mail Server: hosted.systemlifeline.com
Click “Sign In”

7.

Mac MailOpen Mac Mail

 


8.

Mail PreferencesClick “Mail” > Select Preferences

 

9.

IMAP Settings1. Select the IMAP account we just created
2. Select “Server Settings”
3. Deselect “Automatically manage connection settings” under “Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)”

10.

Outgoing SettingsUnder “Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)
User Name: <enter the your email address>
Password: <enter the account password>
Host Name: hosted.systemlifeline.com
Port: 587
Use TLS/SSL: Selected (Check mark on)
Authentication: Password


Setup is complete, and the account should now show up in your Mac Mail client.