Email - Set-up Guide Apple Mail OS 10.4 & 10.5

1. Open Apple Mail.

open mac mail

  •  If this is the first time you are using Apple Mail, you will be presented with a Welcome to Mail wizard. 
  • NOTE: If you already created an account in Apple Mail, please see adding another account.

2. Type in the following information (as shown in Figure 1):

  • Please enter “Full Name” as you want your name to appear when you send mail.
  • The “Email address” is the address that shows as the “from” address when you send mail. Enter your email alias instead of your actual address. If you do not have an alias, please create one.
  • For password, enter your NSID password
type in information

Figure 1.

2. Press Continue.

3. Enter the following information (as shown in Figure 2):

  • Account Type: Exchange

  • Description: campus.usask.ca

  • Incoming Mail Server: campus.usask.ca

  • User Name: Your NSID (i.e. abc123)

  • Password: Your NSID Password

  • Outlook Web Access Server: campus.usask.ca

type in information 

Figure 2.

4. Press Continue.

5. Enter the following informaton for outgoing mail server (as shown in Figure 3):

  • Description: smtp.usask.ca

  • Outgoing Mail Server: smtp.usask.ca

  • Check the box for Use only this server

  • Check the box for Use Authentication

  • User Name: Your NSID

  • Password: Your NSID password

type in information

Figure 3.

6. Press Continue.

7. Review the information in the Account Summary (as shown in Figure 4):

review information

Figure 4.

8. Press Create.

9. Press the Don't show button:

press dont show

Adding another account to Mac Mail

If you already have an email account in Mac Mail you will need to do the following to add another account:

1. Open Apple Mail.

open mac mail

2. Under Mail in the top menu, select Preferences:

mail preferences

3. Press the Accounts button:

accounts

4. Press the + button in the bottom left hand corner:

press the + button

5. Enter the following information (as shown in Figure 1):

  • Enter your Full Name as you want it to appear when you send e-mail

  • Enter your email alias for the email address (i.e. john.smith@usask.ca)  If you do not have an email alias, please create one.

  • Enter your NSID password

enter information

Figure 1.

6. Press Continue.

7. Enter the following information (as shown in Figure 2):

  • Account Type: Exchange

  • Description: campus.usask.ca

  • Incoming Mail Server: campus.usask.ca

  • User Name: Your NSID (i.e. abc123)

  • Password: Your NSID Password

  • Outlook Web Access Server: campus.usask.ca

enter information

Figure 2.

8. Press Continue.

9. Enter the following informaton for outgoing mail server (as shown in Figure 3):

  • Description: smtp.usask.ca

  • Outgoing Mail Server: smtp.usask.ca

  • Check the box for Use only this server

  • Check the box for Use Authentication

  • User Name: Your NSID

  • Password: Your NSID password

enter information

Figure 3.

10. Press Continue.

11. Review the information in Account Summary (as shown in Figure 4):

review information

Figure 4.

12. Press Create.

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