Email Account in Apple Mail

July 3, 2019


Tutorial Video: Setting Up a 1&1 IONOS Email Account in Apple Mail (IMAP)

You need the following data for the setup:
  • Your email address 
  • Your password for the email address
  • Incoming Server:
  • Outgoing server (SMTP):

Quick Setup

If you have not yet set up an email account in Apple Mail:
  • Open Mail.

  • Select Other email account.
If you have an email account in Apple Mail:
  • Open Mail.

  • From the menu bar at the top, click Mail > Add Account.

  • Select Other email account.
Email Address Your 1&1 IONOS email address
User Name Your 1&1 IONOS email address
Password The password for your 1&1 IONOS email address
Account Type IMAP
Incoming Mail Server
Outgoing Mail Server

Guided Setup

Step 1

Open Mail.

Tip: Press command ⌘ + SPACE on the keyboard at the same time to search for the Mail app.

Step 2

Click in the menu bar on Mail > Add Account.

Step 3

Choose Other Mail Account and click Continue.

Step 4

Enter your name, email address, email password and click Login.

Learn how to Set a New 1&1 IONOS Email Account Password if you can’t remember it.

Step 5

For the User Name, enter your full email address.

For the Account Type, you can choose between IMAP or POP . We recommend that you use IMAP.

  • For IMAP, enter as the Incoming Mail Server.
  • For POP, enter as the Incoming Mail Server.

For the Outgoing Mail Server, enter and click Sign In.

Step 6

Enable or disable the synchronisation of Notes, then click Done.

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