Setting up a Hosted Exchange mailbox in Mail for Mac OSX

Please note: You must have an Exchange 2 mailbox in order to configure an Exchange account in Mail for Mac OSX.


  1. Open Mail.
  2. Click on the Mail menu in the top-left corner of your screen and select Accounts... 
    Hosted Exchange Mac Mail setup
  3. Open the Internet Accounts tab and then click the plus (+) symbol in the bottom-left corner. Alternatively, select Exchange.
    Hosted Exchange Mac Mail setup
  4. Enter your Full Name, Email Address and Password and then click Sign In. Mail will attempt to automatically discover your email settings.
    Hosted Exchange Mac Mail setup
  5. Select the apps to use with the account (e.g. Mail, Contacts and Calendars) and then click Done
    Hosted Exchange Mac Mail setup
  6. You can now close the Preferences pane and begin using your mailbox.


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