Mail Help

Welcome to Mail

Send, receive, and manage email for all your email accounts in one place on your Mac.

The Mail window showing the message list and a message with images in the preview area.
The Add Account pane for adding email accounts to Mail.

Never miss an email

When you set up Mail with your email accounts (such as iCloud, Google, Exchange, work, or school), you get all your messages in one place—without signing in to any websites. To add an account while in Mail, choose Mail > Add Account.

Mail in Split View showing the Mail window with the message list next to the compose window.

Read and write at the same time

When you use Mail full screen, messages open in Split View, side-by-side with the message list. You can see it all without switching windows. To work full screen, click the Full Screen button in the top-left corner of the Mail window.

The Mail compose window showing a new message that uses stationery and a photo.

Communicate with flair

Mail offers stationery themes that make it easy to personalize your messages. When you’re writing a message, click the Stationery button to browse the themes—from birthday to get well—or create your own theme.

The Mail window with “trip” in the search field and Top Hits at the top of the search results in the message list.

Find emails fast

Ever lose track of an email message in your inbox? Mail makes it easy to find it—just type what you’re looking for in the search field. Top Hits shows the most relevant messages first.