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Mac OSX 10.4 Mail


To configure your computer running Mac Mail, follow the step-by-step procedure below.



Close any programs you have open.

Locate the Mail icon on the dock.


Click the Mail icon to launch the program.

Locate the Mail menu once Mail has finished loading.


Click the Mail Menu then click Preferences...

The Mail Preferences dialog box will appear.


Click the Accounts tab.

The Accounts Tab will now be active.


Click the plus (+) button in the bottom left hand corner of the dialog box.

The Mail Account Setup wizard will begin.


From the Account Type pulldown menu, select POP then type Hotkey Email in the Account Description field. Next type your name in the Full Name field followed by your Email Address.

The Incoming Mail Server field will appear.


In the Incoming Mail Server field type pop.hotkey.net.au then
your complete email address in the User name field and then your Password.



Mail will now attempt to test your Mail settings.

Please wait while this process takes place.

NOTE: If the incorrect login details are entered, the following dialog box will appear.


Click Back to check your details and try again.

The Outgoing Mail Server field will appear.


In the Outgoing Mail Server field type smtp.hotkey.net.au then click Continue.

The Account Summary dialog box will appear.

Click Continue.

The Conclusion dialog will appear.

Click Done.

The Accounts preference dialog box will appear.

Click the Advanced tab.

Place a tick in Remove copy from server after retrieving a message,  then select When moved from Inbox from the pulldown menu.

Locate the left top corner of the dialog box. 

Click the red dot.

The Save Changes dialog box will appear.


Click Save.

Mac Mail is now configured and ready for use.

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