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IMAP setup example for Mac Mail

Introduction

The contents shown here have been confirmed to operate under the following environment.
Device: MacBook Air
OS: Mac OS X (Ver.10.9.4 Mavericks)
Mail Ver. 7.3 (standard email software)
Please perform the following procedure.
Procedure 2 should only be done when keiomail setting has been performed in Mac Mail.
When you set initially, it is not necessary to perform procedure 2.

When setting up, Keio Apps ID and Password for mail software are required. Please check your Keio Apps ID and password for mail software in advance. The checking method is the following.

Perform the following procedure as well if you intend to use the Keio Apps ID in your email address after completing the setup.

Procedure 1: Setting up in the new system (Gmail)

  1. Log into the Keio Mail(Gmail), and then click the gear icon in the top right corner.
  2. Click "Settings"
  3. Click "Forwarding and POP/IMAP".
  4. Turn on "Enable IMAP" in "IMAP Access", then click "Save Changes"

Procedure 2: Setting up in the standard Mac email software (only when setting up the current system).

  1. Click the [Mail] icon in the Dock at the bottom of the desktop.
  2. Click "Mail" at the top of the screen, then "Preferences".
  3. Click the "Accounts" tab.
  4. Select the Keio Mail account you are currently using, then change [Description] to the account name you wish to use.
    For example, "old_" plus your account name.
    Click the [X] at the top left of the screen.
  5. Click "Save"

Procedure 3: Setting up in Mac Mail software.

  1. Click the [Mail] icon in the Dock at the bottom of the desktop.
  2. Click "Mail" at the top of the screen, then "Add account".
  3. Select "Add Other Mail Account...", then click "Continue"
  4. Enter with reference to the following table and screen images then click "Create".
    Email address Enter Keio ID
    Example: keio-taro@a2.keio.jp
    Note: Make sure that you also include the part after the "@" mark.
    Password Enter the password for your email software.
    Go here to check your email software password.
  5. Click "Next".をクリックします。
  6. Enter the receiving server information with reference to the following table and screen images.
    Account Type IMAP
    Mail Server imap.gmail.com
    User Name Enter yourKeio Apps ID.
    Example: keio-taro@keio.jp
    Note: Make sure that you also include the part after the "@" mark.
    Password Enter the password for your email software.
    Go here to check your Keio Apps ID and email software password.
    Click "Next" after entering each item.
  7. Enter the sending server information with reference to the following table and screen images.
    SMTP Server smtp.gmail.com
    User NAme Enter your Keio Apps ID.
    Example: keio-taro@keio.jp
    Note: Make sure that you also include the part after the "@" mark.
    Password Enter the password for your email software.
    Go here to check your Keio Apps ID and email software password.
    Click "Create" after entering each item.
    This completes the steps for "3-5. IMAP settings example for Mac Mail".
    To continue the migration procedure, proceed to the Migration Procedure Site Map. If there is a problem with sending or receiving email after carrying out the above setup procedures, check the settings using the method below.
  8. How to check the receiving mail server.
    Procedure 2: Carry out Steps 1 - 3 to display the email account settings screen.
    Check the receiving server information with reference to the following table and screen images.
    Email address Enter Keio ID
    Example: keio-taro@a2.keio.jp
    Note: Make sure that you also include the part after the "@" mark.
    Password Enter the password for your email software.
    Go here to check your Keio Apps ID and email software password.
    Next, click the "Advanced" tab.
    Check the settings with reference to the following table and screen images.
    IMAP PATH Prefix Blank
    Port 993
    Use SSL Insert check
    Authentication Password
  9. How to check the sending mail server.
    Procedure 2: Carry out Steps 1 - 3 to display the email account settings screen.
    Click "Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)".
    Click "Edit SMTP Server List".
    Select the account you are using, and check the settings with reference to the following table and screen images.
    IMAP PATH Prefix Blank
    Port 993
    Use SSL Insert check
    Authentication Password
    Go here to check your Keio Apps ID and email software password.

Reference: When using the Keio Apps ID in the sender's email address.

  1. Click the [Mail] icon in the Dock at the bottom of the desktop.
  2. Click "Mail" at the top of the screen, then "Preferences".
  3. Click the "Accounts" tab.
  4. Enter your "Keio Apps ID" in the Email address then click the [X] at the top left of the screen.
  5. Click "Save".
    This completes the setup process.Perform an email send/receive test.

Revision History

2014/11/27: First created

Last-Modified: February 3, 2015

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