Setting Up Apple Mail

Synchronize your GMX mailbox with Apple Mail. Your e-mail will be sent to your application in regularly intervals using IMAP.

How to add your e-mail account

The images used in this instruction were made on a Mac running Mac OS X 10.8.5 and Apple Mail 6.6. The images may differ from those you see on your computer.

Please remember to activate POP3/IMAP in your account settings before setting up your application.

  1. In the menu bar, click Mail and then Preferences .... .
  2. To add a new account, select the Accounts tab and then click on the + button.
  3. Enter your name, e-mail address and password. Hold the Alt key and click Continue.
  4. Choose the account type IMAP and entersmtp.gmx.com as server for incoming e-mail. Then click Continue.
  5. Enter mail.gmx.com as the server for outgoing e-mail. Check Use only this server. Then click Continue.
  6. Review all the information entered and check Take account online. Click on Create.
Apple Mail synchronizes with your mailbox.
Postrequisite:

You have to link the folders so that your e-mail will be filed in the correct folders.

How to link your folders

Please remember to activate POP3/IMAP in your account settings before setting up your application.

  1. Select the folder that you want to connect with a mailbox.
  2. Click on Mailbox in the menu.
  3. Move the mouse over Use This Mailbox For and click on the desired mailbox. The previously selected folder is connected to the mailbox.
  4. If you want to connect another folder to a mailbox, repeat steps 1 to 3.
Apple Mail will file the e-mail in the respective folders.