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Welcome to the Macintosh OSX Mail Setup Page. 

Mail setup for OS 10.1.5 shown here

Setting up Pon.net email in Mail.app

1. To start setting up OS X's Mail.app as your mail client, you'll need to open the Apple menu and select "System Preferences..."
Click on the Apple
menu and select System Preferences...
2. After the System Preferences window loads, click on the "Internet" icon to load the Internet Preferences.
Click on Internet under System Preferences
3. Once you are in the Internet Preferences window, you will click on the "email" tab, and set the default mail client to "Mail." Then close the window and open up the Application called "Mail."
image of setting the default email client
4. In the mail program, click on "Mail" in the menu bar, and select "Preferences..."
Clicking on Mail, selecting Preferences...
5. Under "Accounts" in the Preferences window, click on "Create Account" to create a new mail account.
Create a new account
6. The Account type should be set to "POP Account."
In the Description field, type your email address.
Email address is your full email address.
Full Name is the name that will be appended to your email address when you send mail.
Host Name is the incoming mail server, which should be "pop3.pon.net"
Username or Account ID is your Pon.net username.
Password should be your Pon.net password.
SMTP Host is "smtp.pon.net." Pon.net does not use authentication when sending mail.

Next, click on "Account Options."

Business Emails Only:
(i.e. .com, .org, .net, .biz - other) --> Your User name MUST be your full email address.
Account Info Screen
7. The account options screen is optional. We suggest leaving "use SSL" unchecked.
Account Options Screen
After you've entered the options you want, click "OK" and close the preferences window. Now, you can click on the "Get Mail" icon and Mail.app will check for new messages and download them onto your computer.


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