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Chapter 9. How to get connected to the Internet

Chapter 9. How to get connected to the Internet

In this chapter

You need an Internet Service Provider 116

America Online is not the Internet! 117

Step by Step: What to do 118

You need a modem 119

Information you need before you start 120

Walk through the connection setup 122

Enter the setup information yourself 126

Network preferences 126

PPP pane for phone modem connections 128

Connect to the Internet with your broadband account 130

Connect with a dial-up account 130

Connect automatically 130

Use the modem status icon 130

Use Internet Connect 131

Disconnect your dial-up account 131

Remember 132

If your Mac is already connected to the Internet, skip this entire chapter! If you just turned on your Mac and it's asking you strange questions about your Internet Service Provider or your connection method, read this chapter before you continue with the setup. OR skip the setup and come back to this chapter when you're ready to make a connection.


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