Mail Configuration for the iPhone/iPod Touch

Make a new account / delete an account


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The examples on this page show how to add a mail account and how to delete a mail account. If other mail accounts are present the wizard will bring up additional windows that are not shown in this guide.

>> Make a new account
>> Delete an account


Make a new account

1. From the Home screen of your iPhone, choose Settings.

2. In Settings, choose Mail, Contacts, Calendars.

3. From the Mail, Contacts, Calendars menu, choose Add Account.

4. From the Add Account menu, choose Other.

5. From the Other menu, choose Add Mail Account .

6. In the New Account window, enter the following settings:

Name Your name
E.g. Taro ASAHI
Address Enter your email address.
E.g. ab4t-ash@asahi-net.or.jp
Password Your Asahi Net password.
Enter in lower case (small) characters.
Description This will be added automatically
When finished, click the Save button.

7. In the New Account window, choose POP and then choose Host Name in the Incoming Mail Server section.

IMAP/POP POP

8. In the POP window, scroll down and enter the following settings:

Incoming Mail Server

Host Name pop.asahi-net.or.jp
User Name Your Asahi Net User ID
E.g. ab4t-ash
Enter in lower case (small) characters.
Password Your Asahi Net password.
Enter in lower case (small) characters.

Outgoing Mail Server
Host Name mail.asahi-net.or.jp
User Name Your Asahi Net User ID
E.g. ab4t-ash
Enter in lower case (small) characters.
Password Your Asahi Net password.
Enter in lower case (small) characters.
When finished, click Save.

9. From the Mail, Contacts, Calendars menu, choose the newly created account from the Account section, e.g. ab4t-ash@asahi-net.or.jp

10. Scroll down and choose SMTP in the Outgoing Mail Server section.

11. From the SMTP menu, choose Primary Server.
* If you will use another provider's server, please confirm the server name with that provider.

12. Enter the following settings:

Host Name mail.asahi-net.or.jp
User Name Your Asahi Net User ID
E.g. ab3c-defg
Password Your Asahi Net password
Enter in lower case (small) characters.
Use SSL ON
Authentication Password
Enter in lower case (small) characters.
Server Port 465
Click the SMTP button.

13. In the SMTP window, click on the back button.

14. In the account window, scroll down, and choose Advanced.

15. In the Advanced section, enter these settings.


Deleted Messages
Remove Arbitrary

Incoming Server
Use SSL On
Authentication Password
Delete from Server Arbitrary
Server Port 995
Click on the account back button.

16. Your settings are now complete. Please return to the Home screen of your iPhone using the iPhone Home button, and then check your account settings by sending yourself an email.


>> Make a new account
>> Delete an account


Delete an account

In the course of setting up and using your iPhone, you may want to delete an unwanted mail account. If you delete a mail account all email that was received with the account will also be deleted.

1. From the Home screen of your iPhone, choose Settings.

2. In Settings, choose Mail, Contacts, Calendars.

3. Choose the account you want to delete.

4. Choose the Delete Account button.

5. Confirm you want to delete the account by clicking the Delete Account button.

6. Return to the Home screen of your iPhone using the iPhone Home button.