This article details how-to enable SSL encryption for SSL POP3, SSL IMAP and SSL SMTP in Apple Mail on Mac OS X.

  1. Open Apple Mail
  2. Click Mail > Preferences
  3. Click the Accounts tab
  4. Select your Ecenica email account
  5. Click Advanced
  6. Uncheck Automatically detect and maintain account settings
  7. Click the General tab, click Save at the prompt
  8. Click the Accounts tab
  9. Click Account Information
  10. Change the following setting:
    Incoming Mail Server:
    Use your Ecenica package’s hostname. For example, server1.ecenica.com
  11. Click Advanced
  12. Change the following setting:
    Use SSL:
    Checked
  13. Click Account Information
  14. Select the Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) drop down list
  15. Click Edit SMTP Server List
  16. Change the following setting:
    Server Name:
    Use your Ecenica package’s hostname. For example, server1.ecenica.com
  17. Click Advanced
  18. Uncheck Automatically detect and maintain account settings
  19. Change the following settings:
    Use SSL:
    Checked
    Port:
    587
  20. Click OK
  21. Close Apple Mail’s Preferences window to save your changes.