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FAQ MAC OS 8 / MAC OS 9 Dial-Up Internet Setup Help


If you do not have Remote Access installed then the chances are you are using an older Mac and/or version of the MacOS. In this case, please contact tech support.

  • Open the Modem control panel.
  • Ensure that you have the correct port selected (Connect via). For iMac, iBook and G3/G4 models there is most likely only to be one option - Internal Modem.
  • Choose the correct modem script from the Modem: pop-up list. If your modem model isn't in the list then try one of the Apple or Hayes Compatible modem scripts.
Mac OS 8/9 Dial-Up Internet Setup - Modem Set-ups
  • Open the TCP/IP control panel and set everything up as shown.
Mac OS 8/9 Dial-Up Internet Setup - TCP/IP Settings
  • Open the Remote Access control panel (replace nxxx with your dial-up username).
Mac OS 8/9 Dial-Up Internet Setup - Set your email address according to your account type
  • Click on the Options... button and ensure that you have everything set as shown.
Mac OS 8/9 Dial-Up Internet Setup - Options
  • Disconnect if idle for ... can be modified if you so wish, but 10 mins inactivity is quite sufficient.
Mac OS 8/9 Dial-Up Internet Setup -  More connection settings

Mac OS 8/9 Dial-Up Internet Setup - More protocol settings

  • To initiate a dial-up connection all you now need to do is to click Connect in either the Remote Access control panel, the Remote Access control strip module or Remote Access Status application.


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