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How to Set Up Mail 1.3 for Mac OS X to Send and Receive Email
How to Set Up Mail 1.3 for Mac OS X to Send and Receive Email v2
  • Article ID: 35592
  • Last modified date: January 6, 2010 12:01
  • Email Client: Mac Mail (10 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.X)
  • Email Operating System(s):
Summary

This article is about How to Set Up Mail 1.3 for Mac OS X to Send and Receive Email

Note: The information in this article is for informational purposes only, and is provided as a courtesy to our customers to help address common problems they are having. The subjects that it covers and the fixes that it describes are not supported by EarthLink's customer support. Please do not contact EarthLink regarding this solution. If you have any further questions or problems, please contact Microsoft, your software vendor, or the manufacturer of your computer.

 

How to Set Up Mail 1.3 for Mac OS X to Send and Receive Email
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You will need the server settings for your e-mail address. Go to EarthLink Server Settings/ to get these settings.

2

Open Mail.  

3

In the Full Name field, type your name.

4

In the Email Address field, type your full  EarthLink  email address (e.g.,  johndoe@earthlink.net ).

5

In the Incoming mail server field, type your Incoming mail server (POP).

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Click the arrow box on the Account Type pop-up list and choose POP.

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In the User Name field, type your full  EarthLink  email address (e.g.,  johndoe@earthlink.net ).

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In the Password field, type your  EarthLink  password.

9

In the Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) field, type  smtpauth.earthlink.net .

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Click the OK button.

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Note: At this point, Mail will attempt to contact the mail server. If it fails, click the Continue button on the warning message that appears to continue with the set up.

Click the No button.

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Click the No button.

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From the Mail menu, choose Preferences.

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Click the Accounts icon.

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Click the arrow box on the Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) pop-up list and choose Add Server.

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In the Outgoing Mail Server field, type  smtpauth.earthlink.net .

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In the Server port field, type 587.

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Click the arrow box on the Authentication pop-up list and choose Password.

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In the User Name field, type your full  EarthLink  email address (e.g.,  johndoe@earthlink.net ).

20

In the Password field, type your password.

21

Click the OK button.

22

Close the Accounts window.

23

Click the Save button.

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