Setting up Email on Webfaction in OSX Yosemite

Setting up your email is simple! You have been provided with a username, an email address and a password already, these will be referenced throughout this guide. Just drop in your corresponding info into this guide and webfaction email setup will be finished in no time. The important thing to keep in mind here is that your username and email address are separate entities and will be referenced individually below. Think of your email address as funnelling all of your emails into a lockbox that is accessed by your username and password.

Step 1: Select Add Other Mail Account.

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Step 2: Type in your name (This is what people will see when they receive emails from you. Then add your email address and password that has been provided to you. Once you click create Mail will attempt to setup the account and fail, click next to set it up manually.

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Step 3: Add in “mail.webfaction.com” as your incoming mail server. This tells the email client to check your hosting to find your email account. Add your username and password as provided before.

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Step 4: Outgoing mail server tells the program to use our server to send your emails out. This server should be set to “smtp.webfaction.com” with the username and password the same as before.

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Step 5: Start sending emails! Hooray!