SETUP: IMAP for Apple Mail 2.0

Note: All IMAP usage from October 2022 will require Device Password.

Step 1: Open Apple Mail and click Mail. In the drop-down menu, click Preferences.

Step 2: Open the Accounts tab, and add a new account by clicking on the plus sign (+) at the bottom of the tab.

Step 3: Under General Information, in the Account Type drop-down menu, click IMAP.

Step 4: For Full Name, enter your name (ex. John C. Doe). For Email Address, enter your PSMail address (ex. Then click Continue. (Account Description can be entered per your preference).

Step 5: For Incoming Mail Server, enter “” User Name should be your PSMail address (ex., and Password should be your PSMail password. Then click Continue.

Step 6: For Outgoing Mail Server, enter “” Check the Use Authentication box and enter your PSMail address and password for User Name and Password. Then click Continue.

Step 7: A Conclusion screen will appear confirming that a new account has been created. Click Done.

Step 8: In the Accounts tab, under the Account Information for the new account, click Server Settings….

Step 9: Verify that the Outgoing Mail Server is “” (where “” is your PSMail address). Also verify that the Server port is “465” and that the Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) box is checked.

Step 10: Enter your PSMail address and password for User Name and Password, and then click OK.

Step 11: In the Accounts tab, under Advanced, check the box next to Use SSL (the port should be “993”). Then you’re done!

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