Apple Mail

To receive mail via Apple Mail, enable POP3 or IMAP support in your mailbox settings.

Configuring IMAP protocol

  1. Run the program and open the Mail  → Add account menu to launch the account creation wizard.
    Note. The account creation wizard opens automatically when the program is launched for the first time.
  2. Select Add another mail account and then click Continue.
  3. In the Add Mail account window, specify the following account settings:
    • Full name – username (for example, “Commander Spock”)
    • Email address — your Yandex email address (e.g. “comm.spock@yandex.ru”)
    • Password – your Yandex password (or the application password if you enabled two-factor authentication)

    Click Create, and the program will verify the data.

    Manual account setup
    If the program cannot determine the server settings, then you will see the message Configure account manually.
    1. Click Next.
    2. In the Incoming mail server properties window, specify the following account parameters:
      • Type of accountIMAP
      • Mail serverimap.yandex.ru
      • Username – your Yandex username, for example,“ comm.spock”
      • Password – your Yandex password (or the application password if you enabled two-factor authentication)
      Attention. If you configure receiving mail from a mailbox like “username@yandex.ru”, then specify the part of the address before the @ sign in the “Username” field.

      Click Next.

    3. (Optional) Enable the Use SSL option and enter value 993 in the Port field.

      Click Next.

    4. In the Outgoing mail server properties window, specify the following account parameters:
      • Outgoing (SMTP) email server smtp.yandex.ru
      • Username – your Yandex username, for example,“ comm.spock”
      • Password – your Yandex password (or the application password if you enabled two-factor authentication)

      Click Create.

  4. Open the menu Mail → Setup → Account properties. In the Outgoing mail server (SMTP) section, select Edit list of SMTP servers.
  5. Go to the Options tab. Select the option Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), and in the Use specified port box, enter 465.

    Click OK.

  6. Go to the Options tab. Enable the Use SSL option and enter the value 993 in the field.

    Also enable the option Include when automatically checking for new messages.