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To set up your Apple Mail 2 email client for IMAP

 
If you follow these following steps you should be fine:
 
  1. Make sure that you have your current password, if you do not we DO NOT keep these on file (this is for security reasons and all passwords are encrypted on our server and we do not keep the key!), so we will have to generate a new one for you. Please contact us here for your details, remember to include your email address that you want reset.
  2. Assuming now you have your username, these are the settings that you require
    • Incomming or imap server is imap.fbi.ie
    • select ssl as connection security type
    • port is 993
    • Outgoing or smtp server is smtp.fbi.ie
    • Select TLS for security connection type
    • port 587
 
The following is a simple step by step screen shot guide to do add these records.
 
Open Apple Mail.
Click 'Mail,' and select 'Preferences...'
Open the 'Accounts' tab, and click the plus sign (+) along the bottom to add a new account.
Select 'IMAP' in the 'Account Type' drop-down menu.
Enter your name and email address in the appropriate fields, then click 'Continue.'
 
General Information
 

 

Enter 'imap.fbi.ie' next to 'Incoming Mail Server'; enter your full email address next to 'User Name'; enter your email password; then click 'Continue.' 
 
Incoming Mail Server

 

For Outgoing Mail Server, enter 'smtp.fbi.ie'; select 'Use Authentication'; enter your full email address next to 'User Name'; and enter your password. Then click 'Continue.' 

Outgoing Mail Server


 

If setup is successful, you'll see the screen below. Then just click 'Done.' 

      

 


 

Click the 'Server Settings...' button. 

            

 


 

Verify that 'Outgoing Mail Server' is smtp.fbi.ie:username@domain.ie
Verify that 'Server port' is 587.
Verify that 'Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)' is checked.
Enter your full email next to 'User Name,' enter your password, and click 'OK.' 
 
  

 

 

Click 'Advanced' and check the box next to 'Use SSL.' (The port changes to '993.') 

 

 

 

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