Do you work from home and need to configure your business emails to come to your Mac? Are you looking for the best way to manage all your email addresses in one application? We have the answers! Here’s how to set up and add emails to your Mac or MacBook.
In this article, we’ll walk you through the steps to set up an email on your Mac or MacBook, including how to add a second email.
You configure Mail to receive e-mails from all the different e-mail addresses you use, including your work e-mail and your personal e-mail,
so that you can read and send all your e-mails to the same place.
It works with popular email providers such as Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, Outlook, and of course Apple’s iCloud, so it’s very easy to configure.
It also supports Exchange.
You can add and annotate attachments – for example, you can send a photo or PDF with instructions that you have “drawn” on.
You can mark your messages with a different color indicator to make it easier to find certain groups of emails. It’s easy to search through all your emails.
It’s easy to search through all your emails.
How to set up Mail on your Mac
It’s very easy to set up an email on a Mac or MacBook, especially if you’re using one of the most popular services, such as Gmail,
Yahoo, or, of course, Apple’s own iCloud. All you need is your email address and login details. Here’s what you need to do:
1 Open system preferences
2 Click on Internet Accounts
3 On the right, you will see a list of commonly used services, including iCloud, Exchange, Google, Twitter, Facebook, Yahoo, etc. If you don’t see them, click the + sign.
You can also add an email account directly from Apple Mail,
in fact, the first time you open Mail, it prompts you to do so.
1 Open Mail.
2 Click on Mail in the menu and choose Accounts, this opens the same screen as the one you access via System Preferences.
3 If you want to unlink or deactivate one of these accounts, you can select them and click on the minus sign (-) on this page.
How to add iCloud email to Mac Mail
If you see this iCloud section on the left, click on it.
Make sure there is a checkmark in the box next to Mail. This will allow you to receive your iCloud emails in the Mail app.
If you don’t see an iCloud section, do the following:
1 Click on the +.
2 Now choose iCloud on the right side.
3 You must then log into iCloud with your Apple ID. (If you haven’t already clicked Create Apple ID).
4 Wait for your Mac to connect and set up your iCloud email account in Mail.
How to add Gmail to Mac Mail
1 Click on Google.
2 If you see a message saying you should use a web browser, click Open Browser.
3 This will open your Google account – log in as you normally would.
4 You will see a message saying that macOS wants to access your Google account, confirm that this is possible by clicking on Allow.
5 You will now be redirected to System Preferences where you must confirm whether applications such as Mail, Contacts, Calendar, and Notes should use the account. Make sure Mail is selected.
6 You will now be able to send and receive Gmail emails in the Mail app.
If you have a Yahoo! AOL, Microsoft Exchange account, it’s just as simple to add it.