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  Mac Mail 2.0 - E-mail Client for Macintosh OS X 

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Key Settings: Key Settings Cookies

Incoming Mail Server = Follows this format: mail.ispname.com (or .net) with your ISP's name substituted for "ispname.com (or .net)".

Outgoing Mail Server = Follows this format: mail.ispname.com (or .net) with your ISP's name substituted for "ispname.com (or .net)".

SMTP Authentication (e-mail username) is required to send e-mail.

 

  Create a New E-mail Account:

Creating a new e-mail account is a simple task.  Follow these steps:

On the Toolbar, click Mail and select Preferences from the drop-down menu.

 

The Accounts window appears.

In the bottom, left corner, click the + button.

 

The New Account wizard begins.  This wizard will help guide you through the configuration process of your e-mail account.

Click the Continue button.

 

Account Type  =  Select POP from the menu.
Account Description  =  Give the account a name.
Full Name  =  Enter your name.
Email Address  =  Enter the e-mail address of the account you'd like to configure.

Click the Continue button.

 

Incoming Mail Server  =  Incoming Server The Incoming (POP3) mail server usually follows this format:  mail.ispname.com (or .net).  Replace the "ispname.com (or .net)" with your ISP's name.
User Name  =  Enter your e-mail username (everything before the @).
Password
  =  Enter the password to your e-mail account.

Remember:  Passwords are case-sensitive.  Ensure your Caps Lock key is DISabled.

Click the Continue button.

 

Do NOT enable "Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)".
Authentication
  =  Select Password from the menu.

Click the Continue button.

 

Enabling SMTP Authentication:

Outgoing Mail Server  =  Outgoing Server The Outgoing (SMTP) mail server usually follows this format: mail.ispname.com (or .net).  Replace the "ispname.com (or .net)" with your ISP's name.

Check the option Use Authentication.

User Name  =  Enter your e-mail username (everything before the @).
Password
  =  Enter the password to your e-mail account.

Remember:  Passwords are case-sensitive.  Ensure your Caps Lock key is DISabled.

Click the Continue button.

 

Do NOT enable "Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)".
Authentication
  =  Select Password from the menu.

Click the Continue button.

 

The Account Summary window appears.

You can verify the information you've entered and click Go Back to make any necessary changes.

Click the Continue button.

 

That's it.  Your account has been created.

Click the Done button to close the wizard.

 

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