Mail 10 for macOS Sierra Version 10.12 (New Settings)

  • The settings on this page show how to create new settings (add a new email account) on Mail 10.0 for macOS Sierra (10.12).
  • The items referred to with [ ] marks in this guide are items unique to each customer.
    In actual settings, please replace them with your own information.
  • The Asahi Net User ID used in this guide as an example is [ab4t-ash].

Adding a New Account

Launching the Software

Launch the Mail application.

Add Account

If the Choose a Mail account provider... window does not appear, go to the upper, left-hand corner and select Mail, then select Add Account...

Under the Choose a Mail account provider... window, please @ choose Other Mail Account... then A select Continue.

Next, @ fill in the sections below as shown in the chart.

@

Name [your name] e.g., Taro Asahi
Email Address [your email address] e.g., asahitaro@asahinet.jp
Password Enter the Asahi Net password assigned to your Asahi Net User ID (Enter in lowercase (small) characters.)

Once you have entered all the details, A click on the Sign In button.

Entering Mail Server Information

If Unable to verify account name or password appears, manually @ fill in the sections below as shown in the chart, then A click on the Sign In button.

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Email Address [your email address] e.g., asahitaro@asahinet.jp
User Name Enter your Asahi Net User ID e.g., ab4t-ash
Password Enter the Asahi Net password assigned to your Asahi Net User ID (Enter in lowercase (small) characters.)
Account Type POP  
Incoming Mail Server pop.asahi-net.or.jp  
Outgoing Mail Server mail.asahi-net.or.jp
mails.asahi-net.or.jp ()
If using the Virus Check service.

If entered correctly, the Inbox will appear on the left-hand side of the Mail application window.

If so, please proceed to the next step for configuration.

Preferences

Next, go to the upper, left-hand corner and select Mail, then select Preferences...

Account Information

In the new window, in the upper, left-hand corner, @ select Accounts.

Then, from the list on the left-hand side, please A select Asahinet.

Finally, B select the Server Settings tab, and then C uncheck Automatically manage connection settings for both Incoming Mail Server (POP) and Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP).

After unchecking those two options, the Server Settings tab should have expanded settings as shown below.

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Incoming Mail Server (POP)

User Name Enter your Asahi Net User ID e.g., ab4t-ash
Password Enter the Asahi Net password assigned to your Asahi Net User ID (Enter in lowercase (small) characters.)
Host Name pop.asahi-net.or.jp  
Automatically manage connection settings Leave unchecked  
Port 995  
Use TLS/SSL Check this  
Authentication APOPiAuthenticated POPj  

Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)

Account Asahinet This is selected automatically.
User Name Enter your Asahi Net User ID e.g., ab4t-ash
Password Enter the Asahi Net password assigned to your Asahi Net User ID (Enter in lowercase (small) characters.)
Host Name mail.asahi-net.or.jp  
Automatically manage connection settings Leave unchecked  
Port 465  
Use TLS/SSL Check this  
Authentication MD5 Challenge-Response  

Once you have finished entering the details, please A click Save.

The settings are now completed.