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how to use the mail icon

by mdingo98 / September 30, 2009 11:32 PM PDT

i don't have mail how can i still use the icon in the tool bar to access my other e-mail account?

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Mail Icon
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / October 1, 2009 3:17 AM PDT

the Mail icon in the DOCK will launch the Apple Mail application and only requires you to enter the details of the email setup you have with your Internet Service Provider.
It will either be POP3 or IMAP and you will need the server names, user names and passwords to configure it.

The MAIL application is not just for the service, it is just a regular email client.

Hope that helps


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Visit your ISP's support pages.
by lanny3 / October 2, 2009 12:10 PM PDT

Most ISPs have support pages that cover how to setup email clients, including Apple's Mail.

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