• Mac Mail 10.5 (Leopard) e-Mail Setup

    How do I set up my Windstream e-mail account in Mac Mail 10.5 (Leopard)?

    Follow the below steps to set up your Windstream e-mail account in Mac Mail 10.5 (Leopard):

     

    1. Open Mac Mail by clicking on the mail icon. 

     

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    2. Click the 'Mail' tab from the top menu and select 'Preferences'. 


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    If you have not yet set up any accounts, the 'Mail Setup' window will appear, and you can skip to Step 4. 

     

    3. Click the 'Accounts' icon in the 'Mail Preferences' window. On here, click on the '+' button at the bottom left.


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    4. Type in your name, e-mail address, and password and click 'Continue'.


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    5. Enter the Incoming Mail Server settings in the designated fields as shown below and click 'Continue'.

     

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    After you click 'Continue', it will test the connection to the server and test the user name and password. This can take some time depending on your connection speed.



    6. Enter the Outgoing Mail Server settings in the designated fields as shown below.

     

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    Be sure to place a check mark next to 'Use authentication when sending mail' and click 'Continue'.


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    After you click 'Continue', it will test the connection to the server and test the user name and password. This can take some time depending on your connection speed.




    7. Click 'Create' to finish setup.


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    8. You should now be back in the Account Preferences window. Click on the 'Advanced' tab and match the same settings as shown in the below screenshot. Close this window when you are finished.

     

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    Mac Mail 10.5 should be set up and ready for use.