Use Mail on your Mac
Use the Mail app in OS X to compose, reply to, and store email on your Mac.
Set up Mail
If you haven't already set up your email account, you're prompted to set it up when you first open Mail.
Choose your email provider from the list, then click Continue.
- Compose new messages
- View your email
- Reply to email
To make it easy to follow a thread of messages between you and others, Mail organizes email replies into conversations. It collapses text you've already seen in earlier emails so you can read through a topic more easily.
To include an attachment, such as an image or a document:
Messages with attachments show a paper clip icon:
Organize your email
You can create Mailboxes to organize your email messages. Mailboxes work like folders in the Finder.