Configure an email profile for macOS devices to configure email settings on the device.

  1. Navigate to Devices > Profiles & Resources > Profiles and select Add. Select Apple macOS, and then select User Profile, since email settings can only apply to a single user.
  2. Configure the profile's General settings.

    These settings determine how the profile deploys and who receives it. For more information on General settings, see Add General Profile Settings.

  3. Select the Email payload.
  4. Configure Email settings, including: 
    Settings Description
    Account Description Enter a brief description of the email account.
    Account Type Use the drop-down menu to select either IMAP or POP.
    Path Prefix Enter the name of the root folder for the email account (IMAP only).
    User Display Name Enter the name of the end user.
    Email Address Enter the address for the email account.
    Incoming Mail
    Host Name Enter the name of the email server.
    Port Enter the number of the port assigned to incoming mail traffic.
    Username Enter the username for the email account.
    Authentication Type Use the drop-down menu to select how the email account holder is authenticated.
    Password Enter the password required to authenticate the end user.
    Use SSL Select this check box to enable Secure Socket Layer usage for incoming email traffic.
    Outgoing Mail
    Host Name Enter the name of the email server.
    Port Enter the number of the port assigned to incoming mail traffic.
    Username Enter the username for the email account.
    Authentication Type Use the drop-down menu to select how the email account holder is authenticated.
    Outgoing Password Same As Incoming Select this to auto-populate the password field.
    Password Enter the password required to authenticate the end user. Select Show Characters if you want users to see characters as they type.
    Use SSL Select this check box to enable Secure Socket Layer usage for incoming email traffic.
  5. Select Save & Publish when you are finished to push the profile to devices.