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Your account has an option to enable auto configuration of email and notes on Apple OSX Computers;

This auto configuration can be accessed in your email settings on your cloud hosting control panel;

To install a profile go to your control panel. By default it will be yourdomain.com/cpanel ( replace yourdomain.com with your actual domain name )

Once inside; Scroll down to Email -> Email Accounts

Step 1 scroll down to emails

You can create a new account and generate a secure password (recommended) also note that password strenght requires a minimum of 75% secure.

Step 2 Create a new user

You should see a list of emails; find the email you wish to create an automatic profile for; on the right click Configure Mail Client

Step 3 - Find Existing Accounts

At the top under Applications you'll find "iOS for iPhone/iPad/iPod and MacOS® Mail.app® for Mountain Lion (10.8+)"

Step 4 - Select IMAP over SSL/TLS

Click on IMAP over SSL/TLS  and it will download a file with a name simialr to account@youdomain Secure Email Setup.mobileconfig

Step 5 - Download mobileconfig

Double click the downloaded file; it should be named; youremailname@yourdomain.com Secure Email Setup.mobileconfig

Step 6 - Double click on your downloaded file mobileconfig

A popup should appear asking you if you want to install the profile, hit continue.

Step 7 - Install the Profile

The password you have to enter is for your actual email include your password then copy paste it into the prompt.

Step 8 - Enter your eMail Password

Everything should be done; just verify that the file is VERIFIED in green! and that it was signed by *.zenithmedia.net. Its also possible that the signature is the cloud server name where your account lives.

Step 9 - Verify the signature and information

When thats done; you should start seeing emails entereing (assuming you have any) and you can now send and receive emails.

If you already have a profile for that account setup; it should update itself with the new settings; if not follow the guide below to remove the profile manually.

To remove a configuration profile in Mac OS X:

  1. From the Apple menu, select System Preferences....
  2. From the View menu in System Preferences, select Profiles.

    Note:
    Profiles won't be visible until you have at least one profile installed.

  3. Select the profile you want to remove, and then press the - (minus) button. Click Remove to remove the profile.

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