Tag Archives: SMTP

Fix Mail not sending or receiving messages after updating OS X

MailIconYosemiteXAfter having updated OS X to the latest version (currently version 10.10.4), you may find that while Mail will launch and display messages, it may not send or receive new ones. In some cases this problem is only in one direction, where you might be able to send messages but not receive them or perhaps receive messages but not be able to send them. These behaviors in Mail might seem a bit perplexing, but generally can be fixed with a few steps. Continue reading

What to do if Mail constantly asks for passwords

MailIconXWhen using Mail for accessing your e-mail, you might run into a problem where Mail repeatedly asks for your password, either when you are checking for new messages (such as when opening Mail for the first time), or when attempting to send messages.

This can be frustrating to deal with if it happens, but if it does there are several things you can do to fix the situation. Continue reading