Question about Email

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by illusiveninja, Apr 3, 2008.

  1. illusiveninja macrumors newbie

    Oct 31, 2007
    o.k. i just got a brand new MacBook 2.4ghz peryn and i want to set up an email account. but im having alot of problems... i already have a hotmail account... and i just want to be able to click on mail on my dock and have all of my mail. but every time i try to set up an account it never works i dont understand the STMP and outgoing server stuff. if anybody can help me set one up.... please do. and i know this is probably a really dumb problem for most people...
  2. mad jew Moderator emeritus

    mad jew

    Apr 3, 2004
    Adelaide, Australia
    Microsoft aren't particularly good about letting people use non-Microsoft clients to check Hotmail accounts. However, some people have had varied luck using a plugin for Mail named httpmail.
  3. illusiveninja thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 31, 2007
    ok thanks to both of you i downloaded it and set it up but there is a little icon on the inbox tap and when i click it it says "Could not connect to MY HOTMAIL ACCOUNT service unavailable"
    any ideas??

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