Mac Mail before OS X 10.9

Important!!

These settings only apply to email addresses hosted by Ashland Home Net. If you use a web-based mail service (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.) you will need to obtain the proper settings from them.

Mac Mail Settings

These screenshots are from Mac Mail , included with OS 10.7 Lion.
If you are using a previous version, it should be similar, but some screens might not look exactly the same.

Step 1
  • In Mail, click the Mail menu at the top, and select Preferences.


 

Step 2
  • Click Accounts then Click the + in the lower-left corner.


 

Step 3
  • Fill in the boxes with your name and email address.
  • The password is the password you gave us when we created the account.
  • Click Continue

Note * If you can't remember your password give us a call or email us and we will help you reset the password.


 

Step 4
  • The server type will be IMAP.
  • Fill in the information for your incoming server.

    The server is going to be your last part of your email address (called the domain) but instead of you email@domain.net or .com it will be mail.domain.net or .com See the list below for some examples
    Note* For @opendoor.com, and custom domains previously hosted by Open Door Networks, the incoming server is mailx.opendoor.com.
Email Address ends with Your incoming Server
email@97520.net mail.97520.net
email@ashland97520.com mail.ashland97520.com
email@ashlandcreek.net mail.ashlandcreek.net
email@ashlandhome.net mail.ashlandhome.net
email@ashlandnet.net mail.ashlandnet.net
email@ashlandoregon.org mail.ashlandoregon.org
email@lithiawater.com mail.lithiawater.com
email@mtashland.net mail.mtashland.net
email@mind.net mail.mind.net
  • The user name is your email address.
  • The password is the password you gave us when we created the account.
  • Click Continue

Note * If you can't remember your password give us a call or email us and we will help you reset the password.


 

Step 5
  • Description would be the name you want to give you inbox.
  • Fill in the information for your outgoing server.

    The server is going to be your last part of your email address (called the domain) but instead of you email@domain.net or .com it will be mail.domain.net or .com See the list below for some examples
    Note* For @opendoor.com, and custom domains previously hosted by Open Door Networks, the outgoing server is mailx.opendoor.com.
Email Address ends with Your incoming Server
email@97520.net mail.97520.net
email@ashland97520.com mail.ashland97520.com
email@ashlandcreek.net mail.ashlandcreek.net
email@ashlandhome.net mail.ashlandhome.net
email@ashlandnet.net mail.ashlandnet.net
email@ashlandoregon.org mail.ashlandoregon.org
email@lithiawater.com mail.lithiawater.com
email@mtashland.net mail.mtashland.net
email@mind.net mail.mind.net
  • The user name is your email address.
  • The password is the password you gave us when we created the account.
  • Click Continue

Note * If you can't remember your password give us a call or email us and we will help you reset the password.


 

Step 6

Now you'll see the Account Summary.
Make sure everything looks correct.

  • Click Create

Click the red dot in the upper-left to close the Mail Preferences.