Setting : Email Client

Before you make settings, please confirm the following.

  • Neither Windows 7 nor Windows 8 has no pre-installed email clients that you can use for Asahi Net email service. Therefore you will need to download programs on your own.
  • (Japanese Only) Microsoft Japan | How to use POP emails with Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1
  • When sending and receiving Asahi Net emails, encryption feature is available by using POP over SSL/TLS (recommended), SMTP over SSL/TLS (recommended) or APOP authentication.
  • Some outdated email clients may have issue receiving and sending messages when using encryption feature. (SSL/TSL). We recommend using the latest products.
  • Please use following charts for configuration.

Asahi Net Servers Settings


Basic settings


Mail account Asahi Net User ID (E.g.ab3c-defg, m1234ab567c, u1234ab567c)
Password The password for the Asahi Net User ID Enter the password in lower case characters.
Incoming mail server (POP3) pop.asahi-net.or.jp * STLS commands are not supported
Port number (POP3) 995 For POP over SSL/TLS authentication
110 For no POP over SSL/TLS authentication
Outgoing mail server (SMTP) mail.asahi-net.or.jp * STARTTLS commands are not supported
Port number (SMTP) 465 For SMTP over SSL/TLS authentication
25 For no SMTP over SSL/TLS authentication
587 If needing to use the submission port click here.
Outgoing mail server (SMTP) mails.asahi-net.or.jp
For use with the Email Virus Check Service.
Use port 465. For SMTP over SSL/TLS authentication. STARTTLS commands are not supported
Email address Your Email address (E.g. MyMail address, Virtual Domain mail address, Asahi Net User ID@asahi-net.or.jp)

Expanded settings


SMTP authentication Set (recommended) Make the setting if you are using compatible program.
If using incompatible email clients, use POP before SMTP instead.
POP over SSL/TLS
SMTP over SSL/TLS
Set (recommended) Make the setting if you are using compatible program.
If using incompatible email clients, use APOP authentication (or POP) and SMTP.

Email Client Settings

Asahi Net recommend you use the most secure settings possible for the email client you use.

Windows
Mozilla Thunderbird 45.4.0 POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP AuthenticationAPOP Authentication
Outlook 2013 POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP Authentication
Outlook 2010 POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP Authentication
Outlook 2007 POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP Authentication
Windows Live Mail 2011 POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP AuthenticationAPOP Authentication
Windows Mail POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP Authentication
Macintosh
Mail 10.3 for macOS Sierra Version 10.12 POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP AuthenticationAPOP Authentication
Mail 10 for macOS Sierra Version 10.12 POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP AuthenticationAPOP Authentication
Mail (Mac OS X v10.1) POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP AuthenticationAPOP Authentication
Mail (Mac OS X v10.2) POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP AuthenticationAPOP Authentication
Mail (Mac OS X v10.3) POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP AuthenticationAPOP Authentication
Mail (Mac OS X v10.4) POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP AuthenticationAPOP Authentication
Mail (Mac OS X v10.5) POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP AuthenticationAPOP Authentication
Mail (Mac OS X v10.6) POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP AuthenticationAPOP Authentication
Mail (Mac OS X v10.7) POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP AuthenticationAPOP Authentication
Mail (Mac OS X v10.10) POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP AuthenticationAPOP Authentication
Other
iPhone/iPod Touch POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP AuthenticationAPOP Authentication
iPad POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP AuthenticationAPOP Authentication