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Configure Apple Mail

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1. Log into Sky.com/tools and enable POP in your Sky Email account online.
2. Open Apple Mail.
3. Click Mail and select Preferences.
4. Open the Accounts tab and click the plus sign (+) along the bottom to add a new account.
5. Enter pop.tools.sky.com in the Incoming Mail Server: field.
6. Enter your Sky Email username (including @sky.com) in the User Name: field.
7. Enter your Sky.com password in the Password: field.
8. Select Add Server from the pop-up labelled Outgoing Mail Server, and enter smtp.tools.sky.com in the Outgoing Mail Server: field.
9. Enter 587 in the Server port: field.
10. Check the box next to Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).
11. Select Password next to Authentication: and enter your Sky.com username (including @sky.com) and Sky.com password.
12. Click OK.
13. Click Advanced and check the box next to Use SSL. (The port changes to 995.)

 

Comments (3 posted):

e.lee4 on 18 February, 2008 11:44:19
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Does not work on my mac the email going out only gets as far as the Sky Web mail and no further.
kcrolla on 06 April, 2008 15:57:07
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Hmm, works for outgoing mail but I get the password refused on trying to get mail.
sarah on 08 May, 2009 18:46:46
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I have tried this and this does not work. I have additional complications as I use the outgoing server as info@magnoliaphotography.co.uk on behalf of my sky.com email as set in my sky.com email settings (as additional account) this all works fine on windows microsoft outlook but sky is rejecting my email address when trying to send as in the main window its stated (info@magnoliaphotography.co.uk) not my sky one, but this is the same for outlook and that works fine.

confused.

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