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Mail for Mac OS X 10.2 Adding an Email Account
Mail for Mac OS X 10.2 Adding an Email Account v2
  • Article ID: 35593
  • Last modified date: December 28, 2009 8:12
  • Email Client: Mac Mail (10 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.X)
  • Email Operating System(s):
Summary

This article is about Mail for Mac OS X (10.2) - Adding an Email Account

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.

 

Adding an Email Account
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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

From the Mail menu, choose Preferences.

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Click the Add Account button.

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Click on the Account Information tab.

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

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

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

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In the Full Name field, type your name.

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In the Incoming Mail Server field, type your Incoming mail server (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 email password.

Note: The user name and password are case sensitive. Make sure that Caps Lock is OFF!

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Click the arrow box on the Outgoing Mail Server 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 ).

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In the Password field, type your password.

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Click the OK button.  

20

Click the OK button.

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Close the Accounts window.

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