Mac Mail Login Failed

Ever since the new update version came along for Mac, some users have been facing a major error and are not able to log in to their Mac mail (Mail app). The error reads, “LOGIN FAILED.” With the Mac Mojave update, the Mac OS has a different way of handling email accounts. If you are experiencing the same kind of error on your Mac system, you need not have to worry. We have some quick troubleshooting steps that can help you get back the Mac mail (Mail app) to a working condition.

Follow the steps as described by us to get rid of the “LOGIN FAILED” error.

  • Step 1:Launch your Mac system.
  • Step 2:Once the home screen opens, navigate to the Dock section and click the Mail app.
  • Step 3:When the Mail app opens, click the Accounts tab at the top pane.
  • Step 4:The System Preferences will open the Internet Accounts pane.
  • Step 5:You will now see the email account that is linked to the Mail App on the left side of the Accounts pane.
  • Step 6:Now you have to make sure that there is a tick for the Mail checkbox, and the checkbox for Contacts, Calendars or Notes is disabled (For example- Gmail)
  • Step 7:Now, you can close the window.
  • Step 8:Go back to the Mail App’s main window, click the Login Failed error.
  • Step 9:The Safari browser will now open a new tab with the Gmail login page.
  • Step 10:You will also see the message stating that the MacOS wants to access your Gmail account.
  • Step 11:You have to give permissions to all the questions asked. Finally, click the Allow button.
  • Step 12:You can now close the Safari browser window.
  • Step 13:Click the Mail app located in the Dock section.
  • Step 14:You will no longer receive the Login Failed error