Mac OS X: Setting up an account in Mail

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The standard E-mail client for Mac is Mail

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Setting up an Exchange account in Mail (only for employees with an Outlook membership)

1. Go to Mail -> Accounts...

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2. Choose Exchange and press Continue
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3. Enter your name, e-mail address and password. Press Continue
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4. Check your e-mail, your UiB username and password. The Internal and External URL is kalender.uib.no. Press Continue
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5. Proof read the info and press Continue
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6. Choose the apps to use with your account and press Done
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7. Go to Mail -> Preferences...
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8. Go to Server Settings and uncheck Automatically manage connection settings. Make sure Internal and External URL is https://kalender.uib.no/EWS.Exchange.asmx. If it isn´t, type kalender.uib.no and Save
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Setting up IMAP account in Mail as an employee

1. Go to Mail -> Accounts...

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2. Choose Add Other Mail Account... and press Continue
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3. Insert your name, your E-mail address and password. Press Create
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4. You will get a message saying Account must be manually configure, press Create one more time
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5. Incoming Mail Server Info:

Account Type: IMAP
Mail Server : imap.uib.no
User Name   : Your UiB Username
Password    : Your UiB password


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6. Outgoing Mail Server Info:

SMTP Server : smtp.uib.no
User Name   : Leave empty
Password    : Leave empty


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Note: Login might take a while
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7. To send messages outside UiB, see Advanced settings in IMAP


Setting up IMAP account in Mail as a student


1. Go to Mail -> Accounts...

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2. Choose Add Other Mail Account... and press Continue
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3. Insert your name, your E-mail address and password. Press Create
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4. You will get a message saying Account must be manually configured, pressCreate one more time
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5. Incoming Mail Server Info:

Account Type: IMAP
Mail Server : imap.uib.no
User Name   : Your UiB Username
Password    : Your UiB password


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6. Outgoing Mail Server Info:

SMTP Server : smtp.uib.no
User Name   : Leave empty
Password    : Leave empty


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Note: Login might take a while
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7. If you are asked for the Port for Outgoing Mail Server Info, setting shall be as followed:

Port        : 465
Authenti... : Password
Make sure "Use SSL" is checked


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8. To send messages outside UiB, see Advanced settings in IMAP

Advanced settings for IMAP

1. Go to Mail -> Preferences

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2. Go to Accounts, choose the appropriate account in the menu to the left.
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3. Outgoing Mail Server SMTP: -> Choose Edit SMTP Server List
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4. Check the settings:

Use custom port: 465
Check Use Secure Sockets Layer(SSL)
Authentication: Password
User Name: Your UiB User name
Password: Your UiB Password


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5. Go to Advanced, fill in the following:

IMAP Path Prefix: Leave empty
Port: 993
Authentication:  Password.


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