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Dial Up settings for Mac OSX

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 MacOSX 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. Click on the Apple Menu in the top left corner of your screen and choose Location then Network Preferences.

  2. In the window that opens next, click on Locations drop down menu and choose New Location. In the Name your new location field enter Freeola then click OK.

  3. Next, select the PPP tab and in the Account Name box, enter your dial-up username and password. For your dial-up username and password you can use Anything. Also ensure the option Show modem status in menu bar is ticked.

  4. In the Telephone Number box, enter 0845 123 2035.

  5. Next, click on the TCP/IP tab and choose Using PPP from the Configure drop down menu, all other fields should be left blank. Click the Apply Now button to save your Freeola profile settings.

  6. To connect to the Internet using your Freeola dial-up connection you can either click on the telephone icon on the menu bar located in the top right corner of your screen and then choose your Freeola connection or click on the Apple Menu and choose Location and then choose your Freeola connection.

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