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Set Up E-mail Account in Apple Mail

For Mac OS 10.12.4

Follow these steps to configure the Apple Mail e-mail client for use with your 1&1 Mail Basic account using the IMAP Protocol.

E-mail clients like Apple Mail let you send and receive e-mails without accessing 1&1 WebMail.

Step 1
Start Apple Mail.
Apple Mail Icon
Apple Mail Icon
Step 2
If you have already set up an account in Apple Mail, click Mail > Add Account in the menu.

If you are using Apple Mail for the first time, you can skip this step. Apple Mail Menu
Apple Mail Menu
Step 3
In the Mail account provider window, choose the option Other Mail Account... and click Continue.
Mail Account Provider selection
Mail Account Provider selection
Step 4
Enter your name, e-mail address, and e-mail password. Then, click Sign In.
E-mail Account credentials
E-mail Account credentials

(Click here if you have forgotten the password to your mailbox.)

Step 5
Enter in the Incoming Mail Server field and in the Outgoing Mail Server field. Then, click Sign In.
Mail Server settings
Mail Server settings
Please note:
The settings above use the recommended IMAP protocol. If you prefer instead to use POP3, change the Account Type to POP3 and enter in the Incoming Mail Server field.
Step 6
Select the apps that you want to use with your mailbox and click Done. App selection
App selection

You are now finished setting up your mailbox. It is recommended that you test sending and receiving e-mails to make sure the account is properly configured.