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IMAP setup example for Windows Live Mail 2012

Introduction

The contents shown here have been confirmed to operate under the following environment.
OS: Windows7(64bit)
Software: Windows Live Mail (ver. 2012)
Please perform the following procedure.
Procedure 2 should only be done when keiomail setting has been performed in Windows Live Mail 2012.
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. Launch Windows Live Mail.
    Select "Accounts" from the menu bar, then click "Properties".
  2. Change the name of "Mail Account" to whatever you wish, then click "OK".
    For example, "old_" plus your account name.

Procedure 3: Setting up in Windows Live Mail

  1. Select "Accounts" from the menu bar, then click "Email".
  2. The "Account settings screen" appears.
    Enter using the following table for reference.
    Explanation of entries
    Email address Enter your 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.
    Displayed name for your sent messages Enter the name to use as the email sender.
    Manually configure server settings Insert a check.
    Go here to check your email software password.
    Click "Next" after entering each item.
  3. Set the following in the "Configure server settings" screen.
    "Incoming server information"
    Server type Select IMAP.
    Server address imap.gmail.com
    Requires a secure connection(SSL) Insert a check.
    Port 993
    Logon user name Enter your Keio Apps ID.
    Example:keio-taro@keio.jp
    Note: Make sure that you also include the part after the "@" mark.
    Go here to check your Keio Apps ID.
    "Outgoing server information"
    Server address smtp.gmail.com
    Port 465
    Requires a secure connection(SSL) Insert a check.
    Requires authentication Insert a check.
    Click "Next" after entering each item.
  4. Click "Finish". This completes the settings.
    Perform an email send/receive test.
    This completes the steps for "3-4. IMAP setup example for Windows Live Mail 2012".
    To continue the migration procedure, proceed to the Migration Procedure Site Map.

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

  1. Click "Accounts""Properties".
  2. Change "E-mail address" in User information in the "General" tab to your Keio Apps ID, then click "OK".
    This completes the setup.
    Following this, your email address will change to your Keio Apps ID.

Revision History

2014/12/2: First created

Last-Modified: February 3, 2015

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