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Updating Mail Servers in Mail for Mac

1. Open Mail preferences

To get into Mail preferences, Click on Mail in your Mac's toolbar and click on "Preferences" from the list that appears.


2. Locate account settings

You should now be presented with a new window. This window has a number of Tabs along the top starting "General", "Accounts", "RSS"...

Select the "Accounts" tab.

Accounts Tab

3. Select email account

Your email accounts should now be listed down the left of the window. Select the account that you want to change the settings of, then make sure the "Account Information" tab is selected in the area to the right of the list.

Email Account

4. Update incoming mail server

Under the "Account Information" tab (See above) you will now see a number of fields, on of them being "Incoming Mail Server".

Change this field to

5. Update outgoing mail server

Also on this window should be a drop-drop to choose your "Outgoing Mail Server". Click this and select the last option "Edit SMTP Server List".


6. Close to save

If you now close the preferences window, you will be presented with a message asking if you want to save changes. Click save.

Save Changes