View Full Version : Need A Hand Setting Up My Mail Account

28th April 2005, 12:18 AM
Can anyone gimme a hand with configuring mail (i just bough a new mac mini) to retrieve my gmail mail?

28th April 2005, 12:49 AM
not too many folk about?, I'm using my first mac (ibook 12") and the setup was incredibly easy, i seem to remember it imported all my email on outlook without a hitch.
tried system prefs then accounts?

apologies in advance as required!

28th April 2005, 12:56 AM
Dobbo, conrats on your purchase. Setting up a Gmail account in Mail is quite easy. If you go to the Gmail website it has a walkthrough with screenshots of how to setup with Apple Mail. I'vr attached a screenshot of my setup jst replace "Atorie" with your Gmail username and add your password.

28th April 2005, 01:13 AM
http://gmail.google.com/support/bin/answer...f&ctx=en:search (http://gmail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=13275&query=smtp+settings&topic=0&type=f&ctx=en:search)

go to this google gmail help site and that will explain how to set up the Apple Mail program.

If you are using entourage 2004 go to this site:

http://gmail.google.com/support/bin/answer...f&ctx=en:search (http://gmail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=13286&query=smtp+settings&topic=0&type=f&ctx=en:search)


28th April 2005, 05:21 PM
Thanks heaps guys.
I'll give it a bash tonight...