Delete & recreate the outgoing mail server in Apple Mail

Quick Overview...

To remove and recreate the outgoing mail server, go to Mail, Preferences and then locate the outgoing mail server settings. Select Edit SMTP Server List and proceed by removing and recreating the outgoing mail server with the correct settings.

Detailed Instructions...

Step 1: Go to Mail Preferences
Open Apple Mail.

Click on to Mail (top left of screen).

Choose Preferences from the menu.
Outgoing mail settings
Step 2: Locate the Outgoing Server
Click on to Accounts.

Select the account that requires attention from the white panel on the left.

Click on to the drop down menu, next to where it says Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP):
Outgoing mail settings
Step 3: Edit SMTP Server List
To get to the outgoing server settings, choose Edit SMTP Server List from the drop down menu.


Outgoing mail settings
Step 4: Delete the old SMTP (outgoing) server
Before you delete the outgoing server, make sure the highlighted line in the white panel does reference the account that needs adjusting.

To remove the outgoing server for this account click on to the minus sign (bottom left of the white panel.)

Outgoing mail settings
Step 5: Add a new SMTP (outgoing) server
To create a new outgoing server for this account click on to the plus sign (bottom left of the white panel.)



Outgoing mail settings
Step 6: Account Information
Click on to the Account Information button in the middle (it might be in that area already).

Description: your email address

Server Name: smtp.macace.net

TLS Certificate: None
Outgoing mail settings
Step 7: Advanced

Click on to the Advanced button.

Port: 465

SSL: Yes

Authentication: Password.

User Name: Your full email address.

Password: Your email account password.


When all of the settings are in place click OK

That's it, your outgoing mail server changes have been completed.

Outgoing mail settings
 
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