How to auto set up your email address in Mac Mail

Use the auto-configuration tool below to quickly and easily setup your mail accounts on any Mac device – from iPhones to MacBooks. Here’s how:

The easiest method is to browse to this webpage on the device on which you would like to install the mail account.

A configuration file will be generated. When opened, this file will automatically set up your email account on that device.

For security reasons, there is a passcode for the configuration file. If you are forwarding these details to another device, you will need to forward the passcode separately e.g. via WhatsApp.

  • A file named config_for_name_domain.mobileconfig will be generated
  • View the new profile:
    • Desktop: Find the file in your downloads folder and double click
    • iPhone or iPad: View the profile in Settings > General > Profile
  • Select the Install button on desktop or Install link at the top right on iPhone or iPad


  • The mail account will be set up using IMAP and SSL
  • If you receive a Token mismatch error, clear your browser cache, or view this page in Incognito (Chrome) or New Private window (other browsers) and try again.
  • To remove the account on a mobile device, go to Settings > General > Profiles > Email Settings > Delete Profile

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