Adding an email address to OS X Mail

Adding an email address to OS X Mail so that you can send mail from it is simply a matter of adding it to the list of email addresses handled by your email account.

  1. First, select Preferences… from the Mail menu.

    Mail: Preferences

  2. The Preferences pane will open. Click on Accounts.

    Mail: Preferences pane

  3. Add the email address to the Email Address box. Email addresses should be separated by a comma and a space.

    Mail: Accounts

  4. Close the Preferences pane with the red bobble in the top left corner of the window. You will be prompted to save the changes. Click Save.

    Mail: Save preferences

  5. You will now be able to choose which address to send mail from when composing a new message.

    Mail: Compose message

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