Mail configuration for iPad

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 using an iPad. 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 iPad, tap on Settings.

2. From the Mail, Contacts, Calendars menu, tap Add Account.

3. From the Add Account menu, tap Other.

4. From the Other menu, tap Add Mail Account.

5. 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

6. When finished, tap the Save button.

7. In the Enter your account information window, enter the following information:

Account type
IMAP/POP Choose POP

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.

8. When finished, tap Save. Confirmation of the Host Name is then done automatically.

9. From the Mail, Contacts, Calendars menu, tap on the newly created account in the Account section, (e.g. ab4t-ash@asahi-net.or.jp).

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

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

12. Enter the following settings:

Outgoing Mail Server:
Host Name mail.asahi-net.or.jp
User Name Your Asahi Net User ID
E.g. ab3c-defg
Enter in lower case (small) characters.
Password Your Asahi Net password
Enter in lower case (small) characters.
Use SSL ON
Authentication MD5 Challenge-Response
Server Port 465

13. To change the authentication type, tap on Authentication.

14. In the Authentication window, tap on MD5 Challenge-Response to check it.

15. Tap the mail .. Back button.

16. Tap the Done button.

17. Tap the ab4t... Back button.

18. In the account window, scroll down and tap on the Advanced button.

19. In the Advanced window, enter the following:

Deleted Messages
Remove Arbitrary

Incoming Server
Use SSL On
Authentication Password
Delete from Server Arbitrary
Server Port 995

20. Tap the ab4t... Back button.

21. The settings are now complete. Please return to the Home screen of your iPad using the iPad 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 iPad, 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.

22. From the Home screen of your iPad, choose Settings.

23. In Mail, Contacts, Calendars, choose the account you want to delete.

24. Tap on the Delete Account button.

25. Confirm you want to delete the account by tapping the Delete button.

26. The account will be deleted. Return to the Home screen of your iPad using the iPad Home button.