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Configure your UVic email with Mac Mail


1.  Open Mac Mail. If you have not used Mac Mail before, skip to step 5.

2.  From the Mail menu, select Preferences.

3.  Click the Accounts tab.

4.  Click the plus button at the bottom left to add a new account.

5.  Fill out your name, email address, and password as shown below, and click on Sign In.

macmail step 5

6.  Select IMAP as the account type, enter incoming mail server as imap.uvic.ca and outgoing mail server as smpt.uvic.ca then click on Sign In.

macmail step 6

7.  Select the apps you want to use with this account, then click on Done.

macmail step 7

8.  Go to Mail > Preferences > Accounts > Server Settings tab and deselect Automatically manage connection settings on incoming mail server and outgoing mail server, and enter the settings as shown below. Note: Make sure Use TLS/SSL is selected only on IMAP.

macmail step 8