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Actrix Mac Mail Setup
Posted by Mark Paterson on 14 March 2019 01:20 PM
Follow the steps below to configure Mac Mail for Actrix email accounts.

1. Upon opening Mac Mail you will need to enter your email account details then click Continue.

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2. On the next screen enter the following:
Account Type: POP
Description: This is personal reference so you can put anything here
Incoming Mail Server: pop.actrix.co.nz 
User Name: Your Actrix User Name
Password: Your Actrix Password

Click Continue

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3. On the next screen enter the following:

Description: This is personal reference so you can put anything here 
Outgoing Mail Server: smtp.actrix.co.nz and tick use only this server 
Authentication: Tick this box and enter your username and password

Click Continue.

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4. Ensure "Take account online" is ticked and press Create to setup your account. 

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5. Click on Mail and then Preferences in the top left corner of Mac Mail.

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6. Click on the Accounts icon and look for the outgoing mail server and click the drop menu. 

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7. From the list, select Edit SMTP Server List.

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8. Click on Advanced, then change the following:

Use Custom Port: 465
Tick use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
Change Authentication to: Password
Enter your User Name and Password. 

Click OK to save your changes.

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9. Close all windows to complete the setup procedure.
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