Setup Dialup Internet
& Email in Mac OS X
Creating connection and email
- On your desktop
click on the Apple icon
in the upper left corner. In
the menu that drops down click
on System Preferences.
on the Internet icon.
The Internet settings window
opens on your screen. Select
the Email tab.
- Default Mail Reader: Select the
email program you want to use.
- Email Address: Your Nationwide email
- Incoming Mail Server: mail.nationwideinc.com
(unless you were provided an alternate server, such as
- Account Type: POP
- User Account ID: Your Nationwide
Email Account Name (usually leave off the @nationwideinc.com
or @netrus.net part).
- Password: Your password
- Outgoing Mail Server: mail.nationwideinc.com
(unless you are travelling on a National Dialup account
in which case it should be smtp.safepages.com, or were
given an alternate server).
- Click on the Network icon.
Enter the local dial-up phone number for where you
live. For southeast Florida our numbers are:
Make sure to
include the area code (but not a "1') for full
10-digit dialing, even though it's a local, toll free
call! This is usally easiest to do by putting the
full 10-digit phone # in the phone number field and
leaving the area code blank.
Account Name: Your
Save Password: Check
this option if you want your Mac to save your password.
Make sure "Connect automatically
when starting TCP/IP applications" is checked.
Click Apply Now to save the
You can now open a web browser or email program and be
able to connect to the Internet.