Apple Mail - Contacts and iCal - Mac OS X 10.6

 

Note: If you have properly set up the necessary CNAME records on your domain for Autodiscover, you will not need anything but your username and password.

 

  • Start Apple Mail

  • If the Welcome to Mail window appears, skip to Assisted account setup

  • If the Mail Viewer window appears, skip to Manual account setup

 

 

Assisted Account Setup

 

  • In the Welcome to Mail window, enter the following:

    Your full name

    Your ezyexchange email address

    Your mailbox password

 

  • Click Continue

  • In the Account summary window, confirm Address Book and iCal are enabled

  • Click Create

  • See below for iCal usage

 

 

Manual Account Setup

 

  • From the Mail menu, select Preferences

  • Select the Accounts icon

  • Click the plus (+) button at lower left to add an account

  • Enter the following:

    Your full name

    Your ezyexchange email address

    Your mailbox password

  • Click Continue

  • In the Account summary window, confirm Address Book and iCal are enabled

  • Click Create

  • See below for iCal usage

 

 

iCal Usage

 

Before creating a new Exchange appointment, always select a calendar under the Exchange heading. Your heading choices will normally be "On My Mac" and your ezyexchange email address.

 

To move an appointment to a different calendar:

 

  • Select the appointment

  • From the Edit menu, select Get Info

  • Click the Calendar popup menu and select a different calendar

  • Close the Info window

 

When starting iCal, the first calendar under the "On My Mac" heading is selectedby default. Calendars under the "On My Mac" heading are stored locally on your computer.

 

Local calendars can be deleted if you are not using them. To delete a local calendar:

 

  • Select a calendar under the On My Mac heading

  • From the Edit menu, select Delete

 

 

iCal Troubleshooting

 

If your ezyexchange account does not appear as a heading, remove and re-add your account in iCal preferences.

 

  • Start iCal

  • From the iCal menu, select Preferences

  • Select the Accounts toolbar icon

  • Select your Exchange account and click the minus (-) button at lower left and delete the account

  • Click the plus (+) button at lower left to add an account

  • Enter the following:

    Account type: Automatic

    Your ezyexchange email address

    Your mailbox password

  • Click Continue

  • In the Account summary window, confirm Address Book and iCal are enabled

  • Click Create