How do I setup Mac Mail for my Blackfoot account?

  • Click on the Apple Icon Menu on the top left of your screen and select System Preferences.
  • Click on Internet Accounts link to proceed.
  • You will see a list of all the different accounts you may have already setup. Scroll down and select Add Other Account.
  • Click Mail account.
  • Type in your name and the Email address that you want to receive mail with Mac Mail. Whatever you type in the Name field will be what people see when they receive an email from you. This can be changed later on.
  • Click Sign in to proceed.
  • Enter the server settings for your Email account:
    • Email Address: – should be already be there with the email address you entered in the last step
    • Username: – type in your username only if you have a @blackfoot.net, @montana.com or @myidahomail.com address. If you have a @montanadsl.net or a @jeffbb.net you will need to enter your complete email address.
    • Password: – type the password for your email account
    • Account Type: – this is will default to IMAP. If you want to use POP3 then click the drop down arrow and select POP3
    • Incoming Mail Server: – choose the following mail server setting that matches your email address and type it in to the Incoming Mail Server field: mail.blackfoot.net mail.montana.com pop.myidahomail.com or imap.myidahomail.com depending on the selection you made in the previous field
    • Outgoing Mail Server: -smtp.blackfoot.net smtp.montana.com smtp.myidahomail.com Port to 587. Username and password will be required. Once you fill in all the details, press Sign In to proceed.
  • Finally, you will be asked which programs you want to use this account with. The available options depend on the applications you have installed on your account.