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Configure Bulldog Mail for use with Mac Mail

Before completing the following instructions, you will need to enable IMAP from your BulldogMail account.

To enable IMAP in BulldogMail:

  1. Go to http://bulldogmail.samford.edu and log in.
  2. Click Settings at the top of any Gmail page.
  3. Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP.
  4. Select Enable IMAP.
  5. Click Save Changes.

Once you have saved the changes, you can now open Mac Mail.

 

·  Click Mail > Preferences....

 

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·  On the Accounts tab, click the + button to add a new account.

 

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·  Fill in the new window with the following information:

  • Full Name: [your name]
  • Email Address: your full email address username@samford.edu 
  • Password: your Samford email password

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·  Hold down the Alt/Option key and click Continue.

 

·  Fill in the following Incoming Mail Server information:

  • Account Type: Select IMAP 
  • Incoming Mail Server: Change this to imap.gmail.com 
  • User Name: your full email address username@samford.edu 
  • Password: your Samford email password

Incoming IMAP Server 

 

 

·  Click Continue.

 

Outgoing IMAP Server 

 

 

 

·  Enter the following Outgoing Mail Server information:

  • Outgoing Mail Server: smtp.gmail.com 
  • Use Authentication: selected
  • User Name: your full Samford address: username@Samford.edu 
  • Password: your Samford email password

·  Click Continue.

 

Account Summary 

 

 

 

·  Review your Account Summary, and click Create.


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