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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.10.10.1 Yosemite)
Mail Ver. 8.1 (standard email software)
Please perform the following procedure.

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.

Procedure 1: Setting up in the Gmail

  1. Log into the 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 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@keio.jp
    Note: Make sure that you also include the part after the "@" mark.
    The Keio ID acquired before March, 2015 (like the following) is also usable.
    Example: keio-taro@xx.keio.jp
    Password Enter the password for your email software.
    Go here to check your Keio Apps ID.
    Go here to check your email software password.
  5. Click "Next".
  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.
    Go here to check your 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.
    Go here to check your email software password.
    This completes the steps for "3-5. IMAP settings example for Mac Mail".
    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.
    Click the [Mail] icon in the Dock at the bottom of the desktop.
  9. Click "Mail" at the top of the screen, then "Preferences".
  10. Click the "Accounts" tab.
  11. Check 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.
    Go here to check your 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
  12. 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.
    Port 465
    Use SSL Insert check
    Authentication Password
    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.
    Go here to check your email software password.

Revision History

2015/04/08: First created

Last-Modified: December 10, 2015

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