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In our last tutorial, we learnt How to Forward Zoho Mails to another Mail. Now, what if we wanted to configure Zoho Mail in Apple Mail? When you have multiple mail accounts, it is recommended that you configure your mails in Apple Mail or Outlook. Even though this tutorial is based on Apple Mail, you can still configure Zoho Mails on other Email Clients like Outlook.

How to configure Zoho Mail in Apple Mail?

Step 1: Login to your Zoho Mail. The first thing you need to do before configuring your Mail in Apple Mail is to enable SMTP in Zoho.

Zoho Mail Login

Step 2: To enable SMTP, click on the gear icon on the top right corner to launch the settings. Scroll down to the Email Forwarding and POP/IMAP.

Zoho Mail Settings

Step 3: The Email Forwarding and POP/IMAP settings contain all the mail configuration. To enable SMTP, select the Enable radio button in the Status option in the IMAP Access section. Once you enable SMTP, you will see the IMAP Configuration Details and a few other options.

Step 4: Launch Apple Mail and click on Mail – Add Account. 

Apple Mail Add New Account

Step 5: Choose your mail account provider. Since Zoho is not listed in the accounts list, select the Other Mail Account… option.

Mail Accounts

Step 6: Add a Mail account by filling in the Name, Email Address and Password. Make sure you enter the correct information and click on Sign In.

Apple Mail Add a New account

Step 7: Since the Apple Mail cannot automatically fetch your server details, an error message will be displayed. Don’t worry, it’s normal.

Unable to Connect Error Apple mail

Step 8: Manually enter the Mail Server details we got from the Zoho Mail. The Outgoing Server – remains the same for any kind of account. If you have a company email address, your Incoming Server is and if you are using a free Zoho Mail account, your incoming Server is

Apple mail settings Zoho Mail

Step 9: On successful Sign In, select the apps you want to use with your Zoho account and click on Done.

Apple Mail Apps

Step 10: Congratulations, you have successfully set up your Zoho Mail on Apple Mail.

How to Configure Zoho Mail in Apple Mail

Delete your Zoho Mail Account

Bonus tip: Delete your mail account by going to Settings – Internet Accounts. Select your Mail account and click on the – button. Confirm the deletion and click on OK.

Delete an Account Apple Mail

And done! You have successfully deleted your Zoho Mail Account.

See Also: How to Forward Zoho Mails to another Mail

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Harsh Shah

Harsh Shah

A highly motivated individual with a hunger to learn and share as much as I can about everything. Masters in Interaction Design with a Bachelors in Computer Science. I have worked with clients across the globe on various design and tech projects. I believe in giving back and that's how ReadMeNow was founded.

One Comment

  • Evan Suzan says:

    Really appreciate the above article. It explains how to configure Zoho Mail in Apple Mail in a very simple and effective manner. I would like to share one another quick and fast solution to add Zoho Mail to Apple Mail, it is named as SysTools Zoho Backup Tool. The utility provide many unique features like instead of Apple Mail it can convert Mails from Zoho account to Outlook and Thunderbird also. It offers free demo version to understand its functionality.

    Thanks & Regards
    Eva Suzan

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