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Dial Up Settings for Mac OS8/OS9

By Freeola Support on 27th August, 2014 | 0 Comment(s)

Welcome to the Freeola Internet customer support pages. This guide is designed to help with setting up a dial-up connection on Mac OSX. For more internet help topics please visit our main Support Page.


Here are set-up instructions for iMac or PowerMac computers running Mac OS 8 or Mac OS 9 and how to configure your modem settings. You can check which version of the system software your computer is using by clicking on your desktop and selecting 'About This Macintosh' from the Apple Menu.


  1. Double click the Internet Setup Assistant icon located in your Internet folder.

  2. Click Yes to the question Would you like to set up your computer to use the internet?

  3. Click Yes to the question Do you already have an Internet Account? and click the right arrow to continue.

  4. Name the connection configuration Freeola, make sure Modem is chosen and click the right arrow.

  5. Accept the defaults for modem settings and click the right arrow to continue.

  6. Enter 0845 123 2035 for the dial-up phone number.

  7. At this stage you are asked for a Freeola User Name and Freeola Password. For your dial-up username and password you can use Anything

  8. Click the right arrow.

  9. Click No to the question Is there an IP address for this configuration? and click the right arrow.

  10. Keep the default of No when asked whether you need a PPP Script, then click the right arrow to continue.

  11. Do not enter anything into the Domain Name Servers box, click the right arrow to continue.

  12. Do not enter anything into the e-mail address screen and click the right arrow to continue.

  13. Do not enter anything into the Newsgroup Host screen and click the right arrow.

  14. Click No to the proxy server question and click the right arrow to continue.

  15. On the final page of the Assistant, click Go Ahead to set the computer up for use with Freeola.

  16. To connect to Freeola, just load your web browsing program such as Internet Explorer or your e-mail program such as Microsoft Outlook Express. If your computer does not automatically dial the internet (or hang up), use the program called Remote Access Status which can be found on the Apple Menu This program is used to manually connect and disconnect from the internet.

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