How To Change Outgoing Mail Server On Mac?

The Mail app is the default email client on Mac computers, and the emails are sent via the SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) server. If you want to know how to change outgoing mail server on Mac computer, follow the below-mentioned steps.

  • Step 1: On your Mac, click the Mail icon at the Dock to launch the Apple Mail.
  • Step 2: Otherwise, open Finder and click the Go menu at the top of the screen.
  • Step 3: Select the Applications option from the drop-down menu.
  • Step 4: In the Applications folder, give a double-click on the Mail icon to open the Mail app.
  • Step 5: Once you have launched the Apple Mail app, click the Mail menu at the top-left corner of the screen.
  • Step 6: Select the Preferences option from the drop-down menu.
  • Step 7: In the Accounts window, click the Account Information tab and navigate to the left-side panel.
  • Step 8: Select the email account for which you wish to change the outgoing server settings.
  • Step 9: If your email account is not listed in the Accounts window, click the Add icon and add your email account.
  • Step 10: After selecting the email account from the left-side panel, click the Server Settings tab.
  • Step 11: Click the Outgoing Mail Account drop-down menu and select the Edit SMTP Server List option.
  • Step 12: Click the Add or Remove icon to delete or add the configured server.
  • Step 13: Click on Server List to select your email service provider.
  • Step 14: Enter your username, password, and hostname in the required fields and configure the appropriate ports.
  • Step 15: After changing the outgoing mail server settings, click the OK button.
  • Step 16: Close the Accounts window and restart your Mac.
  • Step 17: Now, the outgoing mail server settings have been changed successfully on your Mac. And finally you know how to change outgoing mail server on Mac.