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Setting Up an Email Account in Mail for Mac OS X


Want to access your Cox email from Mail for Mac? Learn how to automatically configure your email account using Apple's Mail Assistant for Mac OS X 10.5 through 10.10.

Cox does not support all email clients. The following information is for reference only. For specific information on using Mail for Mac OS X, visit Apple.com/support/mail.


From the dock at the bottom of the desktop, click the Mail icon.

Note: If you already have a Mail account set up, choose Mail and then Add Account to add an account.


From the Choose a mail account to add... window, select Add Other Mail Account... and then click Continue.

  1. Enter the appropriate information in the following fields.
    • Full Name
    • Email Address
    • Password
  2. Click Sign In. 
  3. Ensure mail is checked and click Done.

Result: Mail completes and adds your account based on the settings from the email address provided.

If Mail does not complete and requests additional settings, see Email Server Settings for Residential for Cox email settings.

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