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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 ( replace 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®® 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; 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 * 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.

    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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