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UT Arlington
OIT: Office of Information Technology ·  Work Order · 817-272-2208 · System Status

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Setup Mail


These instructions are for the Mac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard" and newer. is not supported on 10.5 "Leopard" or 10.4 "Tiger".  On those versions of the Mac OS X, we recommend that clients use Entourage as part of Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac.

How to Use:

  1. Open Mail and fill out the details of the Welcome dialog box. Click Continue when you are ready. Email Address and password
  2. In some cases the settings will automatically configure and you will proceed to Step 4. If the settings are not automatically configured please proceed to Step 3 to fill in the mail settings. 

  3. Fill in the remainder of the details using the server address of and for your username enter "UTA\" followed by your NetID and then enter password as normal. Leave the Contacts and Calendars enabled so that accounts will be automatically created for those programs. Click Continue when ready. 
           Mail app setup settings
  4. Verify your details and make corrections by clicking the Go Back button. When you are ready, click Create. Your e-mail will be downloaded in the next few minutes and you can check your appointments in iCal and contacts from Address Book which are both located in the Applications folder on your computer. Success!