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Configuring Mac Mail For RCI

Configuring Mac Mail For RCI.

  • Mac Mail

    A window prompting account creation will appear if an account does not already exist. Skip to step 2 if this is the case.
    Go to Mail on the top left and click on Preferences.
    Click on the + on the bottom left.

 
  • Create an Account

    • Enter your name as FirstName LastName
    • Enter Email Address as netid@rci.rutgers.edu
    • Enter netid password for Password field.
 
  • Incoming Mail Settings

    • Change account type to IMAP and add a description.
    • Set the incoming mail server to rci.rutgers.edu.
    • Enter netid as the User Name
    • Enter netid password as the Password.
 
  • Outgoing Mail Settings

    • Add description, such as the one example above.
    • Set the outgoing mail server to: smtp.rutgers.edu and check the box to "User only this server"
    • Check the box "User Authentication" and enter netid as the User Name.
    • Enter netid password as the Password.
 
  • Account Summary

    Make sure the account description, name, email address, and username are correct. The account summary page should be similar to the one shown above. Click on create to finalize the creation of the account.