What is best email client for Mac?
Apple Mac is having different types of Mail clients available for Mac OS X. CareiPhone suggests AirMail as the best email client for Mac. Most Apple Mac users using Airmail as their email client. AirMail 3 email client designed for EI Capitan and the performance wise faster than other versions. The main advantage of this AirMail app is:
- AirMail is easy to use.
- Anyone can configure some variants email providers.
- It consists a robust search function.
The main competitors of this email client are MailMate, Mail Pilot, and PostBox, etc. Also the popular apps Outlook, Thunderbird are well-known best email client for Mac.
Features of AirMail:
- Supports iCloud, Google Apps, Gmail, Exchange, POP3, IMAP, and local accounts.
- Can configure unlimited email clients.
- Multiple themes, layouts, and options are available.
- Supports labels, colors, and folders.
- Attachments can integrate with Google Drive, CloudApp, Droplr, and Dropbox.
- Notifications can customizable.
- HTML, Plain Text, Rich Text, and MarkDown support.
- Supports large photos for contacts.
- Supports filters and search functionality.
How to configure email on Mac OS X?
Configuring Airmail email client on Mac OS X is so straightforward and easy. AirMail configuration steps and methods are as below.
AirMail automatically configures the below email services:
- Exchange Web Services
- Office 365
- Local Accounts etc
AirMail supports the below protocols:
- Exchange Web Services etc.
For the first time using the AirMail account, asks for adding an account to the app. Enter Name, Email, and Password to add an account to AirMail app for Mac. Otherwise follow the below steps to add an account:
- Go to AirMail Menu > Preferences.
- If needed, select Accounts preference group.
- Click on “+” which located lower left a corner of the menu dialog.
- Enter Name, Email, and Password.
- If Airmail successfully detects and configures email service, then it imports inbox.
- If it doesn’t recognize, you need to continue with filling the extra dialog as below.
- Enter Service either IMAP, Exchange, and POP3.
- Username automatically configures in the field.
- Authentication method as NONE, or PLAIN, or CRAM-M5.
- Incoming server is the Fully Qualified Domain Name of the email client.
- Port is the port number that the email server listens.
- Leave SSL Handshake as Auto or select SSL or TSL from the drop down.
- Outgoing server settings: Sending server as the Fully Qualified Domain Name of your SMTP server.
- Check Authentication check box if SMTP server requires credentials.
- Port is the port number that an SMTP server listens.
- Username automatically configured by the AirMail in Outgoing Server Settings.
- Authentication Method is the method supported by email service. Leave PLAIN or AUTO.
- The password is the password of the email Account.
It is how you can configure an email account on Mac OS X email client account.