Snow Leopard

  1. Open Apple Mail and Select Mail - Preferences

  2. In the “Preferences” window, from the Accounts tab click on the “+” button located in the bottom right hand corner

  3. You will be prompted with the following welcome screen. Fill out your Full Name, email address and password. When you have filled in each field press continue

  4. In the next panel you will be asked for further information recording the Incoming Mail Server
    • For Account Type choose POP
    • Enter a Description such as SplashDev
    • Enter mail.splashdevelopments.com.au as Incoming Mail Server
    • Enter your full email address as the User Name
    • Enter your email account password
    When you have completed all the fields press Continue

  5. You will be asked to specify details about mail security. This step is important and should not be skipped. Check Use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and ensure authentication is set to password. When you have completed all the fields press Continue.

  6. The next section is about the Outgoing Mail Server.
    • Again put a description such as SplashDev-SMTP
    • Set Outgoing Mail Server to mail.splashdevelopments.com.au
    • Check Use Only This Server
    • Check User Authentication
    • Enter your full email address as the User Name
    • Enter your email account password
    When you have completed all the fields press Continue

  7. You will be asked to specify details about Outgoing mail security. This step is important and should not be skipped. Check Use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and ensure authentication is set to password. When you have completed all the fields press Continue.

  8. The Account Summary screen should appear as follows. If the settings below (apart from your user name) are not the same as what you see on your screen, press Go Back and make them the same. Press Continue in each previous step until you get back to the screen below. Check Take account online and then press Create.