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  • Some outdated email clients may have issue receiving and sending messages when using encryption feature.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.: ab4t-ash, 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 Port number 995*1
110*2
Outgoing mail server (SMTP) mail.asahi-net.or.jp Port number 465*3
587*4
25*5
mails.asahi-net.or.jp*6 465*3
587*4
25*5
mailssl.asahi-net.or.jp Port number 465*3
Email address Your email address
Asahi Net email address
MyMail address
Virtual Domain email address
Default email address
asahitaro@asahinet.jp
asahitaro@my.email.ne.jp
asahitaro@asahi-net.co.jp
ab4t-ash@asahi-net.or.jp
(Asahi Net User ID@atson.net cannot be used as an email address.)
  • Settings when using encryption function (POP over SSL/TLS). STLS commands are not supported.
  • Settings when not using encryption function. STLS commands are not supported.
  • Settings when using encryption function (SMTP over SSL/TLS). STARTTLS commands are not supported.
  • Settings when using submission port. Encryption function and STARTTLS commands are not supported.
  • Settings generally used for outgoing mail server. Encryption function and STARTTLS commands are not supported. Port 25 cannot be used via au Hikari lines.
  • Server when using the Email Virus Check service. For details of the service, please refer to the following webpage.
    Email Virus Check

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

Windows Live Mail 2011 POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP AuthenticationAPOP Authentication
Windows Mail POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP Authentication
Outlook 2016 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
Mozilla Thunderbird 45.4.0 POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP AuthenticationAPOP Authentication

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MacOS(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 v10.10) POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP AuthenticationAPOP Authentication
Mail (Mac OS X v10.7) POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP AuthenticationAPOP Authentication
Mail (Mac OS X v10.6) POP over SSLSMTP over SSLSMTP AuthenticationAPOP Authentication

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Other

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