How to Install a Dial-Up Connection in Mac OSX

This guide shows you how to configure your dial-up settings manually on Mac OSX.

Please note, this guide only covers configuring the dialup connection itself. It does not provide information on installation and setup of your modem hardware. For assistance with this please contact either your modem or PC manufacturer.

  1. Click the 'Apple' icon at the top left of the screen and select 'System Preferences'.
  2. Once the System Preferences windows appears, select the 'Network' icon at the top of the window.
  3. On the 'Network' screen, select the desired modem from the Show drop-down menu.
  4. Select 'PPP' from the row of tabs.
  5. Type a name for your new 'Service Provider', such as 'Dialup247'.
  6. Type in 0845 6043041 for the 'Telephone Number'. Leave 'Alternate Number' blank. Enter 'dialup' in the 'Account Name' box and '247' in the 'Password' box and click 'Apply Now'.

Your connection should now be ready for use.