Setting up MacOS Mail

In the following we will show you how to configure the Macintosh mail client for the e-mail address.

  • Step 1 to step 5 cover the initial setup of the mail client.
  • Steps 6, 7 and 8 show how you can subsequently change individual parameters, for example to ensure authentication at the outgoing mail server in the SMTP server settings.
  • From step 9 onwards, it is explained how you can integrate the university address book.

Step 1

  • Start your mail programme.
  • Fill in the fields with your first and last name, your address and the corresponding kiz account password.
  • Then click on Continue.

Step 2

  • Select the IMAP account type.
  • Enter in the Description and Server for incoming e-mail fields.
  • In the remaining 2 fields, enter your email address and the corresponding password.
  • Then click on Continue.

Step 3

  • Accept the data in the illustration.
  • Click on Continue.

Step 4

  • Enter in the Description and Server fields for outgoing e-mails.
  • Enter your kiz-Basis account data in the User name and Password fields.
  • Then click on Continue.

Step 5

  • Finally, check your data again and then click on Create.

You have now successfully set up your e-mail account.


Step 6

  • To subsequently change individual programme parameters, click on the Settings... command in the Mail menu.

Step 7

The picture shows the settings for the incoming mail server.

Step 8

You can then adjust the SMTP server settings as follows:

  • In the Accounts window, select the server and adjust its data; in particular, set the authentication with password.

Step 9

  • To include the University address book in the Mail programme, click on the Mail menu and then on the Settings command.

Step 10

  • Click on the LDAP icon in the Compose tab.

Step 11

  • Click on the plus symbol.

Step 12

Fill in the fields as shown in the illustration.

Fill in the fields User name and Password with your mail account data.

Finally, click on Save.

Now you have added the university address book.

[Translate to english:] MacOS Mail Logo

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