How to change the check for new messages in Mail on Mac OS X Lion

Mail App installed on Mac OS X Lion has the default time for check for new messages set to 5 minutes. If you want to change this time or set it to manual then you can do the following.

Click the Mail menu and select Preferences from the menu list.


Navigate to Check for new messages under the General tab.


Mail App users can change the time or set it to manual using the Check for new messages drop down.


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