to Setup Mail on MAC OS X
|This page will explain how to configure Mail on
MacIntosh OS X to send/receive your KansasNet email.
||To get started, go ahead and run the Mail
Once you have started the Mail program, you are ready to
configure it to check your KansasNet email. From the Mail menu
at the top, choose Preferences.
After choosing Preferences in Step 1 above, you should see the Accounts
window below. If you do not see any accounts listed in the box,
choose Add Account. Otherwise, if there is already an
account listed, choose the account and then click Edit.
If you have more than one account listed, you may remove the accounts
you no longer need. Please set the Check for new mail
option for "Every 15 minutes".
Now, you should see the window below, and you should make sure you
have clicked onto the Account Information tab. In the
drop-down menu labeled "Account Type", make sure you have
chosen POP. Next, in both the "Description" and
"Email Address" boxes, type in your email address @kansas.net
(i.e. firstname.lastname@example.org). Next, type in your "Full
Name". In the box labeled "Incoming Mail Server",
type in mail.kansas.net Then enter your username
and password. For the "Outgoing Mail Server", make
sure you choose mail.kansas.net
Next, go to the Special Mailboxes tab and you should see the
window below. Below you will see some recommended settings for
Finally, choose the Advanced tab at the top of the same
window. Now, make sure that all 3 options ARE checked:
Make sure that you have Selected Right away
from the drop-down menu. Please do NOT set your mail
program to leave messages on the server. Then make sure that the
"Port" is set to 110 and "SSL" is not
checked. The Authentication method should be set to Password.
To complete all the changes made, make sure you press
OK at the bottom of the window and confirm if asked. The Mail
program on your MAC OS X computer is now setup to send and receive
your KansasNet email.
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