Opening Mail First of all, click on this icon in the dock (or in your Applications folder) to bring up Mail.
Getting To Preferences… To open up the preferences, Click Mail in the menu at the top of the screen, then click preferences, the second item in the list given.
Adding an Account Make sure you are in the accounts window by clicking the Accounts icon. Then, to add an account click “Add Account”.
Setting Up a POP Account First, lets add a POP account. Make sure POP is selected in account type. For description, name your account. Email address and Full name is for your information. The incoming mail server for OU is pop.ou.edu. Your user name is your 4+4 and your password is your OUNet password. Outgoing mail server is smtp.ou.edu, and it can be added to the list.
Setting up IMAP for Exchange… To set up your exchange account using Mail, set Account Type to IMAP. For description, name your account. The email address and full name fields are for your personal information. Incoming mail server is mail(x).oulan.ou.edu, where x=1,3, or 4. Username is set as Domain\Username\Mailbox.
Setting up IMAP for Exchange… The incoming mail server is there particular mail server. For example, mail4.oulan.ou.edu The User name is there domain/4+4. For example, sooner/rama3047 The password field is for their domain password. (If they are still on Academic or Admin, this password could be different than there OUNet password) For Outgoing mail, select smtp.ou.edu from the drop down.
Setting Up SMTP… The first time you set up an account you will need to setup the SMTP Server. Just choose add from the drop down and you will be presented with this screen.
Setting Up SMTP… In the Outgoing Mail Server field, type in smtp.ou.edu. If you are off campus, you can also authenticate by using your 4+4 and OUNet password to allow sending to addresses outside of OU.
Advanced Features… Now, click the advanced tab to enable some advanced features. If you have an exchange account, I strongly recommend not checking the “Remove copy from server…” option in order that you can keep the account in sync in the server.