How to setup cPanel email account in MacMail OS X Yosemite

This tutorial will show you how to set cPanel email account in Mail application on macOS Sierra/Mojave using POP3 for incoming and SMTP for outgoing mail.

There are two possible options for incoming mail, and this article covers just one of them: POP3. POP3 will download emails from Inbox folder to this device only, while IMAP

protocol will allow syncing emails in various folders between a number of devices. IMAP is recommended. We will use test email account nctest@nctest.info.

1. In case you already have some account set up in your Mail – select Preferences in Mail menu (you can use shortcut CMD + , while Mail is opened on the screen):

2. Go to Accounts tab, and click on + icon:

If it is the first time you use Mail, you will see the pop-up where you can add the email account. Select Other Mail Account… option and hit Continue button:

3. In Add a Mail Account window enter your full name, email address and email account password, then click on Sign In:

4. Application will try to detect settings automatically. Disregard the result and fill in these boxes manually. Enter your account details:

  • Email address: full email address
  • Username: full email address
  • Password: password for your email account
  • Account type: POP
  • Incoming Mail Server: mail.kingofthebulls.com
  • Outgoing Mail Server: mail.kingofthebulls.com

Click on Sign In once the details are filled:


5. You may use both Mail and Notes here. Click Done button in order to finish account adding to Mail app:

6. Once you click Done button, you will see the blank window without mailboxes. In order to open the mailboxes tree you need to click on Mailboxes button here:


That’s it!

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