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Dialup Setup - Mac OS X 10.5 / 10.6

by tcitg — last modified Jan 27, 2012 01:55 PM
  1. Click the Apple menu in the upper left-hand corner. Select System Preferences.
  2. Click the Network icon.
  3. Select External Modem in the left-hand column.
  4. Based on your location, enter the appropriate telephone number using the Dialup Modem Numbers list. Enter your primary email address in the Account Name field, (e.g., janedoe@olympus.net).
  5. Enter your password in the Password field.
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  7. Verify that Show modem status in menu bar is checked. Click Apply and close Network preferences.
  8. To make the dialup connection from the desktop menu, click the telephone receiver icon and select Connect External Modem. To disconnect, click the telephone receiver icon and select Disconnect External Modem.