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Mac Mail Sync

  1. First, follow this link to set your Mobile password. If you wish to sync with the Mail application, you must have a mobile password first.


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  2. After setting your mobile password, log-in to your email.
  3. Once you are logged in, click Settings (located in the top right corner of the screen).
  4. Select Forwarding and POP/IMAP.
  5. In the "IMAP Access" section, select Enable IMAP. Click Save Changes
  6. Open the Mail application.

  7. Note: If this is your first time using the Mac Application, skip to step #9

  8. Click File.
  9. Select Add Account.
  10. On the next screen, enter the following:
    • Full Name: Your first and last name.
    • E-mail Address: Your Coastal email address. Example: username@g.coastal.edu
    • Account Type: IMAP.
    • Password: Your New Mobile password.
  11. Click Continue.
  12. If the following dialog box appears, click Connect
  13. On the "Incoming Mail Server" screen, enter the following:
    • Account Type: IMAP.
    • Incoming Mail Server: imap.gmail.com
    • User Name: username@g.coastal.edu
    • Password: Your New Mobile password.
  14. Click Continue.
  15. On the "Outgoing Mail Server" screen, enter the following:
    • Incoming Mail Server: imap.gmail.com
    • Use only this server should have a check next to it.
    • Use Authentication should have a check next to it.
    • User Name: username@g.coastal.edu
    • Password: Your New Mobile password.
  16. Click Continue.
  17. A Summary of your settings will be displayed. There should be a check next to Take account online.
  18. Click Create.
  19. The Mail application will start collecting emails from your Coastal account. The name of your account will appear on the left side of the screen.




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