How to use email with Mac Mail

You are here

How to use email with Mac Mail

This page explains how to set the configuration to use email with Mac Mail.
If you have any questions, please inquire at the laboratory or department you belong to.

To change the password for emails or configure email forwarding, see "Personal settings."

1. Start setting

If you start Mail.app first or if you select the “Add account” option, the following screen will appear. Enter the data in each field.

Name Enter the name of the user
Email address Enter the email address assigned by the administrator of the laboratory or department you belong to.
Or enter the email address described in the certificate of approval for the account.

 

Mac Mailキャプチャー画面

2. Set the incoming mail server

The following screen will appear, and you will be prompted to select the type of incoming mail server.
Select IMAP or POP3. (Both are available.) Enter data in each field as follows.

Incoming mail server Enter the server described in the certificate of approval for the account.
User name Enter the account name described in the certificate of approval for the account.

Mac Mailキャプチャー画面

3. Set the outgoing mail server

Now, outgoing mail server is configured.

Outgoing mail server Enter the server described in the certificate of approval for the account.
User name Check [認証を使用] (Use Authentication).

Mac Mailキャプチャー画面

4. Create an account

Make sure that there is no mistake in the user name or email address and click the [作成] (Create) button.

Mac Mailキャプチャー画面

5. Check the authentication setting of the outgoing mail server.

After creating the account and starting the application, go to [Mail] → [環境設定] (Preference) → [アカウント] (Account) from the menu, to display the screen for editing the account information.
Select [SMTPサーバリストを編集] (Edit Server List) on the [送信用メールサーバ(SMTP)] (outgoing mail server (SMTP)) on the screen.

Mac Mailキャプチャー画面

Then, the following window will be displayed. Make sure that [MD5チャレンジ応答] (MD5 Challenge Response) is selected as an authentication method.

Mac Mailキャプチャー画面

6. Check the authentication setting of the incoming mail server.

(a) When POP3 is used as an incoming mail server

Finally, check the authentication setting of the incoming mail server on the [詳細] Advanced) tab.
Make sure that [MD5チャレンジ応答] (MD5 Challenge Response) is selected as an authentication method.

Mac Mailキャプチャー画面

When IMAP is used, set to 993, while POP3 is used, set to 995. ([ポート] (Port) field)
Usually the correct port number is set without conducting any special configuration.

Your email configuration is now complete.

Page Top