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Thread: How to Add MSN Accounts to Apple Mail on Mac OS X Leopard / Snow Leopard

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    Post How to Add MSN Accounts to Apple Mail on Mac OS X Leopard / Snow Leopard
    Ever had issues adding MSN accounts to the Apple's Default Mail app on your Mac? Well, no more! This guide will show you how to do it

    <b>Please note that it will create a POP account and won't allow proper folder management etc.</b>

    1. Open Apple's Mail app from your Dock or Applications folder.

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    2. Click on the 'Mail' menu in the status bar and select 'Preferences...', then select the 'Accounts' tab.

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    3. In this tab, select the '+' button near the bottom left.

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    4. Enter in your 'Name', 'Email Address' and 'Password', then select 'continue'.

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    5. In the account type, select 'POP' and in description, type anything you like such as MSN.

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    6. For the 'Incoming Mail Server', type '' and fill in your 'User name' and 'Password', then select Continue.

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    7. In description, type anything like 'MSN' and in the 'Outgoing Mail Server', type ''. You can enable authentication if you like and just click continue (your e-mail address and password are automatically filled in from the last step).

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    8. It will now show you the details you entered previously, make sure you select 'Take Account Online', then select 'Create'.

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    9. The account will now show in the left sidebar under accounts tab in preferences. You can select it and customize your other preferences.

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    10. To download mail, just press 'Get Mail'.

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    Hope this helps!

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    will this work with Hotmail as well?

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    Mail 4.0 just asks for your email and password now.



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