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Set up my business email on my Mac

If you'd like to send and receive Bell Aliant email using the Macintosh Mail program, we can help you set it up. You simply need to add our email settings into your email program.

For quick reference watch our video or follow the detailed step-by-step instructions.  

Watch our video

Follow these easy steps

  1. Launch the Macintosh Mail program.
  2. Enter the following Welcome to Mail information:
    • Full Name: Enter your full name
    • Email Address: Enter your Bell Aliant email address
    • Password: Enter your password
  3. Click Continue.

  4. Enter the following Incoming Mail Server information and click Continue:
    • Account Type: Choose POP 
    • Description: Anything can be used here to identify the account
    • Incoming Mail Server: pop.bellaliant.com
    • User Name: Enter your complete email address
    • Password: Should be entered from previous screen

  5. Leave the Incoming Mail Security settings as default.
  6. Click Continue.

  7. Enter the following Outgoing Mail Server information and click Continue:
    • Description: Anything can be used here to identify the account
    • Outgoing Mail Server: smtpa.bellaliant.net
    • Check Use only this server
    • Check Use Authentication
    • User Name: Enter your complete email address
    • Password: Should be entered from previous screen  

  8. The following screen should appear with a summary of your settings. Click Create.

  9. To set your outgoing mail server port to 2225, click on Tools.
  10. Click on the account you just created and click Advanced.
  11. Select Use custom port and enter 2225.
  12. Click on OK

     

    You have successfully configured Macintosh Mail for the first time!