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Mac OS X Mail Email Config
Posted by Lee Blakely on 02 May 2008 10:23 PM

The following article explains how to download mail from your Reliable Penguin account using Mac Mail for Mac OS X.

To configure Mac Mail, please follow these steps:

  1. In Mac Mail, go to the Mail menu and click on Preferences.


  2. Click the Accounts icon in the Mail Preferences window.
  3. Click + to create a new account.


  4. Select POP from the drop down menu.
  5. Enter your email information:
    • Description: a description of the mail account
    • Email Address: the email address the messages will be sent from
    • Full Name: enter your full name
    • Incoming Mail server (POP3): mail.domainname.xyz
    • User Name: the email address used to log into the webmail interface
    • Password: the password for the email address



  6. From the Outgoing Mail Server dropdown select Add Server.
    Note: If you have already configured the Outgoing Mail Server for a previous mail account you can select it from the list and skip the next step.
  7. Enter the Outgoing Mail server information:
    • Outgoing Mail Server: mail.domainname.xyz
    • Server Port: 25
    • Authentication: choose Password from the dropdown
    • User Name: the email address used to log into the webmail interface
    • Password: the password for the email address



  8. Click OK.


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