Mail settings for "" email address?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by hdt, Feb 4, 2011.

  1. hdt macrumors newbie

    Oct 6, 2010
    My Mac Mail keeps rejecting email addresses. I can turn the accounts online temporarily but a few minutes later Mail starts asking for password again and again.

    Current settings are;
    User name; ***
    Incoming mail sever address;
    Outgoing mail server address; / port; 587

    If anyone is able to use email address on Mac Mail without troubles, please let me know the correct settings.

  2. Mal macrumors 603


    Jan 6, 2002
    Check on both the incoming and outgoing settings that the full email address is actually being used, not just the part before the (Mail's default settings removed that from the username for me). I just created and then set up in Mail a new email address, using those same exact settings you listed, and it works perfectly.

  3. jamii3e macrumors newbie

    Jun 3, 2013
    If your outgoing mail message was responding as a "failure" blah blah & if you have another email address as well, of course, I JUST found out that I fixed my own problem by switching the Primary Server ( off and switching ON Other SMTP servers in your Settings under AOL Account Information.

    I found AOL officially sucks LOL and won't help with anything, and it obviously isn't a "iPhone" technicality.

    Hope this was what you were looking for!!
    (P.s this was step by step for my IPhone (not MacBook, IPad or any others... But hey why couldn't it still work?)

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