Setting : Windows Mail - How to add a mail account

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Windows Mail - How to add a mail account


Microsoft Windows Mail (formerly Outlook Express) is email software supplied with Windows Vista.

>> I. How to add a mail account
>> II. How to check your settings

1. Click the Start button. Click Windows Mail.

Click the Start button. Click Windows Mail.

2. Click the Tools menu, and then click Accounts.

Select Accounts

3. Click the Add button.

4. Click the E-mail Account option. Click Next.

E-mail Account

5. Enter your name in the Display name box. Click Next.

Internet E-mail Address

6. Enter your Asahi Net email address in the E-mail address box. Click Next.



* A note about your Asahi Net email address

The example above shows a default Asahi Net email address based on an Asahi Net User ID. Asahi Net's MyMail service allows you to create your own email address. If you have not yet registered an Asahi Net MyMail address, click here.

7. In the Set up e-mail servers window make these settings. Click Next.

Incoming e-mail server type POP3
Incoming mail (POP3 or IMAP) server pop.asahi-net.or.jp
Outgoing e-mail server (SMTP) name mail.asahi-net.or.jp
Outgoing server requires authentiacation Check the box
E-Mail Server Names

8. In the Internet Mail Logon window make these settings. Click Next.

E-mail username Your Asahi Net User ID
(eg. ab3c-defg)
Enter in lower case (small) characters.
Password Your Asahi Net Password.
Enter in lower case (small) characters.
Remember password Check this if you don't want to type your password every time you check for new email.
Internet Mail Logon

9. Check the Do not download my e-mail at this time box. Click the Finish button.

Congratulations

10. The Internet Accounts window will appear showing the new account you have made. Highlight that account and then click the Properties button.

Internet Accounts

11. Click the Servers tab. Make these settings.

My incoming mail server is ... POP3
Incoming mail (POP3) pop.asahi-net.or.jp
Outgoing mail (SMTP) mail.asahi-net.or.jp
E-mail username Your Asahi Net User ID
Password Your Asahi Net Password
Remember password Check the box if you don't want to have to type your password every time you download your email.
Log on using Secure Password Authentication Do not check this box.
My server requires authentication Check this box.
Servers

12. Click the Settings button.

13. Check the Use the same settings as my incoming mail server box. Click the OK button.

Outgoing mail server

14. Click the Advanced tab. Make these settings.

Outgoing mail (SMTP) 465
This server requires a secure connection (SSL) Check this box.
Incoming mail (POP3) 995
This server requires a secure connection (SSL) Check this box.

15. Confirm that 465 and 995 are still in their respective boxes. Click the Apply button. Click the OK button.

Advanced

16. The Internet Accounts window will appear. Click the Close button.

17. If your computer is connected to the Internet, click the Send/Receive button to download your Asahi Net email.

Send/Receive

18. If you were unable to receive your Asahi Net email or have problems with sending email, click here to check your settings.

Are you using Asahi Net's Virus Check Service? If so, you'll want to change your settings. Click here for details.