How to Set Up Unimail on Mac


You will need:

  • Mac with Internet access
  • Valid Unimail Account

Procedure (Video): 



Procedure (Text):

  1. Open Mail (if this is the first time, you will be prompted to enter credentials) Enter your University credentials used for accessing Unimail. NOTE: Ensure that you enter your own credentials, not the one shown in the image as these are used for illustration purposes only.
  2. If this is not the only account you have configured in Mail, access Mail Wizard by navigating menu bar on top of the screen, Mail --> Preferences --> Accounts
  3. On the left side of the Account Tab, you will find list of currently configured accounts. To add a new account, click the + button on the bottom left corner.                                       
  4. Enter Your Full Name, Email address and UOD password.
  5. Click Continue
  6. On the following screen, you will need to configure Incoming Mail Server. NOTE: Ensure you change the Account Type to Exchange
  7. Enter the remaining details
  8. NOTE: Username is your student ID followed by
  9. Optionally, you can set up calendar and contact if desired
  10. After entering your details and making your selection, click Continue
  11. See the following image to guide you through process
  12. NOTE: ensure that you enter your student ID, details in the image are used for illustration purposes only
  13. On the following screen, you will see Account Summary
  14. NOTE: Make sure "Take account Online" is checked.
  15. Click Create
  16. If all information has been entered correctly, you should now see Mail client and be able to send and receive emails.
  17. You have now configured Unimail on Mac successfully
  18. END



Contact Details

IT Services - University of Derby
Tel: 01332 591234 Email:


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