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Thread: imac mail ver 5.2 not sending

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    Angry imac mail ver 5.2 not sending
    I own a 27" imac, 3.1 Ghz, OSX Lion 10.7.3. I've been trying to send mail using the mail app (ver 5.2) and it will not send.

    I can receive messages.

    I've checked the network, it's fine, I've been able to send on each of the individual servers (exchange, gmail, and yahoo), but if I try to send from the mail app, it goes to outbox, and the sent box just has the loading ring.


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    harryb2448's Avatar
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    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    G'day and welcome to the forums.

    Rule one don't panic.

    Go into Mail Preferences > Accounts and make sure the outgoing mil server details are entered as your ISP dictated. Usually the same as the incoming server details. If this is okay inquire off them the port number.
    Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!

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