Problem With Outgoing Server in Apple's Email Program

Posted on 2006-04-26
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Last Modified: 2010-04-25

I have been playing around with my Mac's email program, the one that came with Tiger.

I set up a fake account a little while back just to play with the program. It wa a fake yahoo account.

Now I really want to use the email program. I set up my Earthlink account in it, and supposedly removed the yahoo account. I also removed the yahoo servers I had set up, so I thought.

Now I can receive my earthlink mail. But when I try to send an email, I get a message that it can't be sent because the program is still trying to use my old fake yahoo outgoing server! I can't imagine why. I set the earthlink outgoing server as the default. Can anyone help me train the mail program to use the correct server?


Question by:kara334
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Irwin Santos earned 2000 total points
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delete the email account you have setup.. then recreate it with the correct settings...

DELETE now and simply don't replace the info.

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ID: 16547293
That worked. Thanks!

I may try to add my second account into Mac's mail as well. If I have trouble I'll let you know...

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by:Irwin Santos
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cool. thank you!

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