Advertise in the Methow Valley

ideas and advice for common tech questions

our network | internet service plans | tech support | our policies | contact us


Today's email customers may wish to access their email from all over the world using a variety of mobile devices. Our local servers do not have some of the advantages of cloud-based options such as Gmail or Yahoo for this type of use. will continue to support a small town email option but your email account is only available using webmail when you are traveling or checking your email outside of our network. Cell phone companies no longer provide mail servers so today's smart phones can only send email using a cloud-based email client. email box holders may elect to migrate to one of these client based servers in order to receive and send emails from their phones, tablets and other mobile devices.

Setting up your email in Mac Mail:

This tutorial is specific for Methownet email using Mavericks OS (OSX 10.9.2) Apple Mail version 7.2. These steps apply to Apple Mail client through OSX El Capitan (10.11.3) and Apple Mail client version 9.2.

Make sure you are connected to the internet.





Make sure "Automatically detect and maintain account settings" is not checked.

If you have attempted to set up your email but still can not seem to send or receive, call us at 996-2022 for further assistance.

Please call or email us with problems