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Entourage Setup

Setting up Entourage (using the Account Setup Wizard)

    1. Open Entourage by double-clicking the Entourage application icon in the Applications folder, or clicking it in the 'Dock'.

    1. From the Tools menu, select Accounts, that brings up the Accounts window. Click New and select Mail
      Mac Entourage - accounts
      Entourage > Accounts > Mail

    1. Next, enter your full name. This is what will appear in the 'From' line of the emails you send to people. Click the next arrow in the bottom right of the window. 
Mac Entourage - Your name
Mail > Your name

    1. Enter your PlusNet email address. This usually takes the form:
      mailbox_name@username.plus.com" style="outline-style: none; outline-width: initial; outline-color: initial; color: rgb(233, 126, 22); text-decoration: none; ">mailbox_name@username.plus.com

Mac Entourage - accounts
Mail > Account Setup Assistant > Your E-mail Address
    1. Choose POP as your mail server type. Enter the incoming and outgoing servers as shown:

      Incoming Mail Server: mail.plus.net
      Outgoing Mail Server: relay.plus.net

      Click the next arrow. 

      Mac Entourage - accounts
      Mail > Account Setup Assistant > Server settings
    2. Enter your account username and password. Note that these are case sensitive.
      Mac Entourage - accounts
      Mail > Account Setup Assistant > Username and password

  1. Enter an account name. This can be anything, it is required to distinguish multiple email accounts you might set up in Entourage. Click Finish.
    Mac Entourage - accounts - Username and password
    Mail > Account Setup Assistant > Username and password

Changing account settings

    1. From the Tools menu, select Accounts, that brings up the Accounts window. Click Mail. Double click on the account you wish to change.
      Mac Entourage - accounts - Mail
      Entourage > Accounts > Mail

  1. Edit the Account settings. 
    Mac Entourage - accounts - accounts settings
    Entourage > Accounts > Account Settings

Setting up Mail Rules 

    1. Click Tools, Click Rules
      Mac Entourage - tools - rules
      Entourage > Tools > Rules

    1. Click New
Mac Entourage - tools - rules - new
Entourage > Tools > Rules >New

    1. In the If box type in [-SPAM-]. This is the subject tag that PlusNet uses to identify suspected junk/spam emails.
Mac Entourage - rules
Entourage > Rules >New > SPAM tag

    1. Under the Then section, add the Action 'move message' and select Choose folder... from the first drop down menu.

Mac Entourage - rules - choose folder
Entourage > Rules >New > Choose Folder

    1. Next, click New Folder.

Mac Entourage - New Folder
Entourage > Rules >Folder > New Folder

    1. Name the new folder SPAM. Click Create.
Mac Entourage - Name New Folder
Entourage > Rules >Folder > New Folder > SPAM

    1. Highlight the new SPAM folder and click Choose
Mac Entourage - accounts
Entourage > Rules >Folder > New Folder > SPAM > Choose

    1. Close the Edit Rule window by clicking OK.
Mac Entourage - Rules - Folders -Spam - OK
Entourage > Rules >Folder > SPAM > OK

    1. Your basic spam filtering is now enabled. Unwanted emails may still be delivered to your Inbox as no anti-spam system is 100% successful. You can create additional rules to deal with any unwanted emails that still get through. 
Mac Entourage - Folders - SPAM
Entourage > Rules >Folder > SPAM

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