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Take Control of Apple Mail in Tiger by Joe Kissell

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Chapter . Set Up Your Accounts

Mail 2.1 makes account setup extremely easy with an account setup assistant that runs whenever you click the Set Up Your Accounts button at the bottom of Mail’s Accounts preference pane. As long as you have the account information supplied by your ISP or email provider (user name, password, incoming and outgoing server addresses, and so on), you should be able to configure your account in a minute or two.

Tip

The setup assistant walks you through filling in the fields in the Account Information pane. If you want to further configure the account, click Mailbox Behaviors or Advanced. You can bypass the setup assistant and fill in the Account ...

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