Mail

The Bat

To receive mail using The Bat!, first enable POP3 or IMAP protocol in mailbox settings.

Configuring IMAP protocol

  1. Launch the program.
  2. In the Install The Bat! window, click Next, leaving the default settings.
  3. In the First launch of The Bat! box, click OK, leaving the default settings.
  4. Select Create new mailbox and then click Next.
  5. Enter the name of the box, for example, “James Kirk”, and then click Next.
  6. Specify the following account parameters:
    • Your full name – username, for example, “James Kirk”
    • Email address – your Yandex email address (e.g., “capt.kirk@yandex.com”)

    Click Next.

  7. In Use protocol to access the server section select IMAP4—Internet Message Access Protocol v4 value. Make sure that received mail server address and SMTP server address are specified correctly:
    • Server for receiving mail – imap.yandex.ru;
    • SMTP server addresssmtp.yandex.com;

    Also check whether both of the following options are enabled Secure connection and My Server Requires SMTP Authentication. Click Next.

  8. Specify the following account parameters:
    • User– your Yandex username, for example, “capt.kirk”;
    • Password – your Yandex password (or the application password if you enabled two-factor authentication).
    Attention! If you configure receiving mail from a mailbox like “username@yandex.com”, then specify the part of the address before the @ sign in “Account” field. If you use Yandex.Mail for domain, then specify the full mailbox address in this field.

    Uncheck Do not use trash when deleting and click Next.

  9. Specify Internet connection method: via LAN or manual connection and then click Next.
  10. Select Yes to verify the remaining properties of the mailbox and then click Finish.
  11. Go to the Transport section and specify the following parameters for the email servers:
    Sending mail
    • SMTP-serversmtp.yandex.com;
    • Port 465;
    • ConnectionSecure connection via a dedicated port (TLS).
    Receiving mail
    • Mail serverimap.yandex.com
    • Port 993;
    • ConnectionSecure connection via a dedicated port (TLS).
  12. Click Authentication to open SMTP server authentication parameters. Make sure that the SMTP Authentication and Use mail receipt parameters (POP3/IMAP) options are enabled.

    Click OK to apply the changes and restart the program.

  13. Synchronize the newly created account with the server to obtain a list of folders. To do this, right-click on the mailbox name and select Update folder tree.
  14. Right-click the mailbox name and select Mailbox properties. Go to the Email management section and in Using IMAP folders as standard select value Sent for the Sent folder and then set value Deleted for the Trash folder. In the section Automatically connect to server set value The Bat! at boot up.
  15. Go to the Deletion subsection and specify the Deleted folder as the preference for normal and alternative deletion. Also disable the option Use alternative deletion for old messages and enable the option Automatically compress folders after emptying.
  16. Go to the Parameters section and enable Scan The Bat! at Startup and the option Compress all folders when exiting The Bat!.
  17. Click OK to apply the changes and restart the program.

Configure POP3 protocol

  1. Launch the program.
  2. In the Install The Bat! window, click Next, leaving the default settings.
  3. In the First launch of The Bat! box, click OK, leaving the default settings.
  4. Select Create new mailbox and then click Next.
  5. Enter the name of the box, for example, “James Kirk”, and then click Next.
  6. Specify the following account parameters:
    • Your full name – username, for example, “James Kirk”
    • Email address – your Yandex email address (e.g., “capt.kirk@yandex.com”)

    Click Next.

  7. Select Use POP3 protocol to access the server—Post Office Protocol v3. Make sure that received mail server address and SMTP server address are specified correctly:
    • Received mail serverpop.yandex.com;
    • SMTP server addresssmtp.yandex.com;

    Also check whether both of the following options are enabled Secure connection and My Server Requires SMTP Authentication. Click Next.

  8. Specify the following account parameters:
    • User– your Yandex username, for example, “capt.kirk”;
    • Password – your Yandex password (or the application password if you enabled two-factor authentication).
    Attention! If you configure receiving mail from a mailbox like “username@yandex.com”, then specify the part of the address before the @ sign in “Account” field. If you use Yandex.Mail for domain, then specify the full mailbox address in this field.

    Enable option Leave messages on the server and click Next.

  9. Specify Internet connection method: via LAN or manual connection and then click Next.
  10. Select Yes to verify the remaining properties of the mailbox and then click Finish.
  11. Go to the Transport section and specify the following parameters for the email servers:
    Sending mail
    • SMTP-serversmtp.yandex.com;
    • Port 465;
    • ConnectionSecure connection via a dedicated port (TLS).
    Receiving mail
    • Mail serverpop.yandex.com;
    • Port 995;
    • ConnectionSecure connection via a dedicated port (TLS).
  12. Click Authentication to open SMTP server authentication parameters. Make sure that the SMTP Authentication and Use mail receipt parameters (POP3/IMAP) options are enabled.
  13. Click OK to apply the changes.