Setting Up Mac Mail

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Overview

These instructions will assist you in setting up Mac Mail to access your RaiderMail email. If you need additional assistance with RaiderMail, explore the left-side navigation menu or give the CaTS Help Desk a call. You can reach them at (937) 775-4827 or toll free at 1-888-775-4827.


Important Setup Notes

  • These instructions only work for Mac Mail on OS X 10.6 or later. If you have an older version of OS X, these settings may still work, but are not guaranteed. We recommend that you Contact the CaTS Help Desk for further assistance.
  • Following these instructions will only allow you to access your RaiderMail email through Mac Mail. If you need to access your calendar and contacts, you should use RaiderMail Online (the web based version of RaiderMail).


Instructions for New Mac Mail Users

  1. Open Mac Mail, then do one of the following:
    • If you've never set up any email accounts using Mail, the Welcome to Mail window will appear. Go to step 2.
    • If you don't see the Welcome to Mail window, you already have an existing account setup in Mail. Go to Instructions for Existing Mac Mail Users below to continue.
  2. In the Welcome to Mail window:
    1. In the Full Name box, enter your full name.
    2. In the Email Address box, enter your RaiderMail email address.
    3. In the Password box, enter the password for your RaiderMail account. DO NOT HIT ENTER ON YOUR KEYBOARD OR CLICK CONTINUE.
    4. Hold down the Option key on your keyboard. While still holding down the key, click Continue in the Welcome to Mail window.
  3. In the Incoming Mail Server window:
    1. Select IMAP as the account type.
    2. Type in a description for this account (you can name it anything you wish).
    3. For Incoming Mail Server type m.outlook.com into the box.
    4. For User Name enter your full WSU email address (firstname.lastname@wright.edu for faculty/staff or lastname.#@wright.edu for students).
    5. In the Password box, type in your RaiderMail password. If you don’t know your password, see the RaiderMail Password Information page to learn how to reset or change your password.
    6. Click Continue.
  4. In the Outgoing Mail Server window:
    1. Type in a description for this account (you can make it the same as the description you chose earlier).
    2. For Outgoing Mail Server type m.outlook.com into the box.
    3. If RaiderMail is the only email account you are going to use in Mac Mail, check the box next to Use only this server. If you are going to have multiple accounts set up, leave this box unchecked.
    4. Check the box for Use Authentication.
    5. For User Name enter your full WSU email address (firstname.lastname@wright.edu for faculty/staff or lastname.#@wright.edu for students).
    6. In the Password box, type in your RaiderMail password. If you don’t know your password, see the RaiderMail Password Information page to learn how to reset or change your password.
    7. Click Continue.
  5. In the Account Summary window:
    1. Check the box for Take account online.
    2. Click Create.
  6. Your account will now be created in Mac Mail. It may take a few moments for all of your email to download.


 

Instructions for Existing Mac Mail Users

  1. Open Mac Mail.
  2. Click on the Mail tab at the top of the screen.
  3. Select Preferences.
  4. Select the Accounts button.
  5. Select the Wright State account labeled "Exchange".
    1. NOTE: If your account is already labeled as "IMAP", verify that the Incoming mail server field to the right is listed as m.outlook.com. If so, your connection is properly set up, and you can disregard the rest of these instructions. If this is not the case, please continue with the remaining steps.
  6. Click on the "-" button at the bottom of the screen to remove the account. Note: If you have multiple WSU accounts setup, you should remove each of these before continuing.
  7. Click on the "+" button to add a new account.
  8. In the Welcome to Mail window:
    1. In the Full Name box, enter your full name.
    2. In the Email Address box, enter your RaiderMail email address.
    3. In the Password box, enter the password for your RaiderMail account. DO NOT HIT ENTER ON YOUR KEYBOARD OR CLICK CONTINUE.
    4. Hold down the Option key on your keyboard. While still holding down the key, click Continue in the Welcome to Mail window.
  9. In the Incoming Mail Server window:
    1. Select IMAP as the account type.
    2. Type in a description for this account (you can name it anything you wish).
    3. For Incoming Mail Server type m.outlook.com into the box.
    4. For User Name enter your full WSU email address (firstname.lastname@wright.edu for faculty/staff or lastname.#@wright.edu for students).
    5. In the Password box, type in your RaiderMail password. If you don’t know your password, see the RaiderMail Password Information page to learn how to reset or change your password.
    6. Click Continue.
  10. In the Outgoing Mail Server window:
    1. Type in a description for this account (you can make it the same as the description you chose earlier).
    2. For Outgoing Mail Server type m.outlook.com into the box.
    3. If RaiderMail is the only email account you are going to use in Mac Mail, check the box next to Use only this server. If you are going to have multiple accounts set up, leave this box unchecked.
    4. Check the box for Use Authentication.
    5. For User Name enter your full WSU email address (firstname.lastname@wright.edu for faculty/staff or lastname.#@wright.edu for students).
    6. In the Password box, type in your RaiderMail password. If you don’t know your password, see the RaiderMail Password Information page to learn how to reset or change your password.
    7. Click Continue.
  11. In the Account Summary window:
    1. Check the box for Take account online.
    2. Click Create.
  12. Your account will now be created in Mac Mail. It may take a few moments for all of your email to download.


See Also

Some parts of this tutorial were provided by Microsoft's E-Mail Setup Help Wizard, located at http://help.outlook.com/en-us/140/dd936216.aspx.

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