Join Christopher Breen for an in-depth discussion in this video Configuring advanced account settings, part of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Tips and Tricks.
Most of us create email accounts in the mail, contacts, and calendars system…preference and leave it at that, and much of the time that's just fine.…But there may be times when you want to adjust some of the Advanced settings in mail.…And in this movie I'll show you how and why you would want to do that.…So let's go to Mail, and here it is in the dock, and I will go to mail, choose…preferences, and I want to go to the Accounts Preference.…Along the left side you can see the accounts I've set up, I have an iCloud…account, a Gmail account, and a Yahoo account.…
Now the area I want to first direct your attention to, is here, Outgoing Mail…Server, SMTP. To its right, there's a popup menu.…When I click on that, I see all the outgoing mail servers, or SMTP servers,…that I can send from, because I have an account for each service.…Now if I want to, I can change the SMTP service.…So even I'm on an iCloud account, I can choose to send it through Gmail instead or…I can choose Yahoo instead. Now why would I want to choose a different…
- Creating smarter Smart Mailboxes
- Sharing and delegating calendars
- Syncing Google contacts
- Discovering hidden tricks within contact headings
- Scheduling startup and shutdown
- Copying files via Bluetooth
- Using a remote disc
- Creating password-protected archives
- Creating a bootable installer drive
- Repairing your keychain
- Resetting your login password
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Mail Tips
2. Calendar Tips
3. Contact Tips
4. System Preference Tips
5. Finder Tips
6. Tips for Troubleshooters
Repairing your keychain1m 49s
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.