Connect Using Apple Mail

1) Launch the Apple “Mail” application

2) Choose “Add Other Mail Account…” and click “Continue”

3) Enter the Required Information and click “Create”
Full Name: Your name as you would like it to appear
Email Address: Your MBL email address
Password: Your MBL Single-Sign-On Password

4) You will be informed that the “Account must be manually configured”, click “Next” to proceed.

5) Enter the required information in the “Incoming Mail Server Info” window and click “Next”.
Account Type: IMAP
Mail Server: mail.mbl.edu
User Name: Use your MBL Single-Sign-On Username
Password: Use your MBL Single-Sign-On Password

6) Enter the required information in the “Outgoing Mail Server Info” window and click “Create”.
Mail Server: mail.mbl.edu
User Name: Use your MBL Single-Sign-On Username
Password: Use your MBL Single-Sign-On Password

7) It is recommended that you set your Mail client to use secure encrypted connections for sending and receiving email messages. This is done on the “Advanced” tab under “Accounts”.

8) On the “Account Information” tab, Select the “Outgoing SMTP Server” and click on “Edit List”

9) Select the “mail.mbl.edu” Server name click on the “Advanced” tab. Verify the following settings are set as follows and click “OK”.
Port: 465
Use SSL: checked
Authentication: Password
User Name: Use MBL Single-Sign-On Credentials
Password: Use MBL Single-Sign-On Credentials

Setup of Mail is now complete

Need Help?

Need Help?

Contact the Help Desk by phone at 508-289-7654 or via email at helpdesk@mbl.edu (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., M-F, closed on MBL Holidays).

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