How do I Connect to Microsoft Exchange Server on Mac?

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The following article will provide information on how do I connect Microsoft Exchange Server on Mac with Mac Mail manually or using third party direct solution. Let us first start with the manual steps and then will discuss remarkable Mac MBOX Converterapplication.

Note. Use MBOX Migrator for Mac application and directly export unlimited Mail MBOX files into Exchange as well as 15+ other saving options with exact email properties, attached files and folder structure.

The manual steps will help you to configure Exchange with Mac Mail and allows to access Mac Mail emails in Exchange account. It could mostly implemented by technical users as it is quite lengthy and requires technical skills to perform accurate connection. Otherwise one can use professional solution which is quick, secure and easy and help to access Mac Mail mailboxes in Exchange account directly without data loss.

Manually Setup Exchange 2010 with Mac Mail on Mac OS X

Note. Exchange 2010 only supports Mac OS X version 10.6 and later. In case you are unaware of which OS X you are accessing, then go to Apple icon appearing top-left corner and choose About this Mac.

Now, follow the steps and synchronize Exchange account with Mac Mail –

Step 1. Go to Mac Mail.

Step 2. Choose Mail, select Preferences and click Accounts.

Step 3. Navigate to plus (+) sign and choose Exchange and hit Continue.

Step 4. Provide information as required i.e. Name, Email Address and Password and click Continue.

  • In case your Autodiscover CNAME is setup, then Mac Mail will automatically extract the exact server settings and will be shown to you.
  • If Autodiscover CNAME is not setup, then one needs to manually setup the account.

Step 5. Enter required information and press Continue.

  • Description – Provide descriptive name for mail account such as Workmail.
  • User Name – Provide email address such as
  • Password – Provide associated email id password that you are using to set up account.
  • Server address – Provide

Step 6. Confirm all the information provided and hit Continue.

Step 7. Choose the option to enable and press Done.

Now, Exchange 2010 is successfully connected with Mac Mail on Mac machine.

Also Read – Know where MBOX files are stored on Mac

Direct Method to Access Mac Mail Mailboxes in Exchange Account

To access Mac Mail mailboxes in Exchange account directly, one can use MBOX to Exchange for Mac application. The software is secure, reliable and effective. Built-up with simplified GUI and easy navigational clicks. All home, professional and any type of organization can use the software to access Mac Mail mailboxes in Exchange account. MBOX to Exchange for Mac application comes with features which makes the process quite advance and assures the desired output without putting much efforts. To understand the software properly, follow the steps mentioned and see how to get Mac Mail mailboxes on Exchange Server.

Steps to Get Mac Mail MBOX Mailboxes on Exchange Server

Step 1. Download and Open MacMister MBOX to Exchange app on Mac.

Step 2. Click Add files and Add Folders to load required Mail MBOX files and click Next.

Step 3. Choose required saving option from Select Saving Option.

Step 4. Provide Exchange Server details in which one needs to transfer MBOX mailboxes and click Export.

Step 5. Tool will effortlessly start the process and show the Live Migration report that displays the entire migration information.

After this, the process will successfully end, you can go to specified Exchange account and check the migrated data of MBOX.


The entire post will give you the information on how to get MBOX mailboxes in Exchange account. Both manual and direct solutions are discussed above. One can use the same as per need and perform the desired task. Any type of user can utilize both the methods. But, if you belong from a non-technical field it is recommended to use the solution with the help of expertise. Moreover, it is advised before starting any process, make sure to take backup of MBOX files.