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== Apple Mail Setup For Exchange Access ==
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==For OSX Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion (10.8), Mavericks (10.9), and Yosemite(10.10)==
{{Yellowbox|Sending Email|If you are off campus you will need to connect to the [[VPN]] in order to send email using Apple Mail.<br />Alternatively you can configure Apple Mail to use your local ISP's smtp server}}<br><br>
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The setup for adding an Exchange account to Apple Mail are as follow.  
{{Yellowbox|Faculty/Staff Instructions Only|These instructions only pertain to faculty/staff Exchange accounts. Student setup iinstructions are coming soon.}}
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#Click on the Apple logo and open System Preferences <br> [[image:lion-exchange-1.png|170px]]
These instructions are for configuring Apple Mail the first time.
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#Open "Mail, Contacts and Calendars" if you have Lion or Mountain Lion, or click on "Internet Accounts" if you have Mavericks. Then click on "Microsoft Ecxhange"<br>[[image:lion-exchange-2.png|270px]][[image:lion-exchange-3.png|270px]]<br>
If you need to create a new account after the wizard has been displayed, you can add an account by choosing FILE and then Add Account. To view accounts that already exist on your computer, choose MAIL and Preferences.
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#Enter your name, e-mail address and password. After this, your account will be set up in Apple Mail<br>[[image:lion-exchange-4.png|400px]]
  
#Open Apple Mail, and click FILE, then Add Account
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=Saving Email to Local Folders with Apple Mail=
#*Enter your full name, as you would like it to appear to mail recipeients.
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#*Enter your email address as uanetid@uakron.edu
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Apple Mail, Mac OS X's default email client, gives you the option to store your email on your computer. These instructions will explain how to create and save mail to local folders with all currently supported versions of Apple Mail.
#*Enter your password.
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[[Image:applemail1.JPG]]
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==Saving Email to Your Computer==
#Click Continue.  Next,
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#*Change the account type to '''EXCHANGE'''
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To save email from your Inbox or other IMAP folders (folders stored on the ITS email server), you need to first create corresponding mail boxes on your computer.
#*Description should be somthing descriptive, but it can be anything you want.
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#*Incomming mail server should be '''exchange.uanet.edu'''
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#*Username is your UAnetID
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#*Password is your UAnet Password
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#While in Apple Mail, select the '''Mailbox''' menu. Click '''New Mailbox'''. The following window will appear.<br>[[Image:apple_mail_new_mailbox.gif|400px]]
#*Outlook Web Access Server should be '''https://exchange.uanet.edu''' (dont forget the "''s''" in '''https''')
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#Under Location, select '''On My Mac'''.
[[Image:applemail2.JPG]]
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#Under Name, type in a name with which to identify the local folder, for example, <i>local inbox</i> or <i>saved messages</i>. Click '''OK'''.
#Click continue, and configure the SMTP server settings.
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#Repeat the previous step to create as many local folders as you need.
#*Description should be somthing descriptive, but it can be anything you want.
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#You will see the local folders you created in the Mailboxes panel on the left-hand side of the window. If you do not see the Mailboxes panel, go to the '''View''' menu and select '''Show Mailbox List'''.<br>[[Image:local_inbox.gif|400px]]  
#*Outgoing Mail server should be '''smtp.uakron.edu''' (you can also set it as your own ISP's smtp server, ask ZipSupport for clarification if needed)
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#Select the IMAP mailbox you would like to move messages from, go to the '''Edit''' menu, click '''Select All'''. Instead of selecting all, you can choose to select only the messages you want by clicking those messages while holding down the COMMAND, or APPLE, key.
#*'''CLEAR''' the Use only this server checkbox. This box should be Unchecked.
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#Select the '''Message''' menu, then '''Move To''', and click on the corresponding local mailbox you just created to transfer the messages to this local mailbox. You can also drag selected message directly to the local mailbox of your choice in the mailbox pane.
#*Use Authentication should be Unchecked.
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#Repeat the above two steps to move all your folders.
{{Box Note| Click Continue.  Apple Mail will attempt to contact smtp.uakron.edu. It will not be successfull and will attempt to stall. You must click cancel, then click continue again, to advance.}}
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[[Image:applemail5.JPG]]
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#Click continue, and configure the SMTP security settings.
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#*Leave Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) '''UNCHECKED'''
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#*Authentication should be set as '''NONE'''
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[[Image:applemail8.JPG]]
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#Click continue.
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#*Verify your settings, and click '''CREATE'''  Apple Mail is now configured to connect to UA's Exchange server.
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Latest revision as of 13:17, 6 May 2015

For OSX Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion (10.8), Mavericks (10.9), and Yosemite(10.10)

The setup for adding an Exchange account to Apple Mail are as follow.

  1. Click on the Apple logo and open System Preferences
    Lion-exchange-1.png
  2. Open "Mail, Contacts and Calendars" if you have Lion or Mountain Lion, or click on "Internet Accounts" if you have Mavericks. Then click on "Microsoft Ecxhange"
    Lion-exchange-2.pngLion-exchange-3.png
  3. Enter your name, e-mail address and password. After this, your account will be set up in Apple Mail
    Lion-exchange-4.png

Saving Email to Local Folders with Apple Mail

Apple Mail, Mac OS X's default email client, gives you the option to store your email on your computer. These instructions will explain how to create and save mail to local folders with all currently supported versions of Apple Mail.

Saving Email to Your Computer

To save email from your Inbox or other IMAP folders (folders stored on the ITS email server), you need to first create corresponding mail boxes on your computer.


  1. While in Apple Mail, select the Mailbox menu. Click New Mailbox. The following window will appear.
    Apple mail new mailbox.gif
  2. Under Location, select On My Mac.
  3. Under Name, type in a name with which to identify the local folder, for example, local inbox or saved messages. Click OK.
  4. Repeat the previous step to create as many local folders as you need.
  5. You will see the local folders you created in the Mailboxes panel on the left-hand side of the window. If you do not see the Mailboxes panel, go to the View menu and select Show Mailbox List.
    Local inbox.gif
  6. Select the IMAP mailbox you would like to move messages from, go to the Edit menu, click Select All. Instead of selecting all, you can choose to select only the messages you want by clicking those messages while holding down the COMMAND, or APPLE, key.
  7. Select the Message menu, then Move To, and click on the corresponding local mailbox you just created to transfer the messages to this local mailbox. You can also drag selected message directly to the local mailbox of your choice in the mailbox pane.
  8. Repeat the above two steps to move all your folders.