ibisMail for iPhone

ibisMail for iPhone
ibisMail for iPhone
ibisMail for iPad
ibisMail for iPad


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  21/04/2011  ibisMail for iPad released!


May 16,2012 About Feature Of Push/Fetch In ibisMail Free

We can't help quitting function of "Push" and "Fetch" which is available so far.
The reason is that Apple, Inc. prohibits us from using these functions because of not meeting guidelines for iPhone app.
As these functions are requested from many customers ,taken much time to release and continuously improved, we also feel sad.
Thank you for your understanding and acknowledge.



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1.SUMMARY

ibisMail is a true mail application for iPhone that is able to send and receive messages. As all of screens supoort landscape view, it is very easy to input by on-screen software keyboard. Additionally, you can create folders and rules for message sorting on itself.

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2.FEATURES SUPPORED

  • Receive and send messages on itself.
  • Easy account setting function.
  • Send and receive messages with POP3, IMAP4, SMTP.
  • Create folders and rules for message filtering.
  • The option to keep the communication when the application goes to background. (Unavailable for iPhone 3G)
  • Search functions in "Body", "From", "To", "Subject" or "All".
  • Supports fetch function for POP server. (Unavailable for iPhone 3G, ibisMail Free, ibisMail for iPad)
  • Supports Push notification function for IMAP server supported IMAP4 IDLE command. (Unavailable for iPhone 3G, ibisMail Free, ibisMail for iPad)
  • Keep the communication when the application goes to background. (Unavailable for iPhone 3G)
  • Uncompress zip files, that can be password-protected(supports PKWARE ver.2 only.)
  • The receiving type can be selected from either "Headers only", "Headers and Body" or "Full Message". (IMAP Only)
  • Signatures for each account.
  • Startup password.
  • Saves 1,000 messages for each account.
  • Set read mark to all messages in a folder at once.
  • Subscribe/unsubscribe setting of each folder.(IMAP only)
  • High speed decoding attachment files.
  • Sending and receiving messages, you can see progress with the status message.
  • Create a rule for message sorting "When you received messages from "from", move it to the trush".
  • Attatch some files from other App by Open In function.
  • Open the attached file in other apps.
  • Open the attached files in other apps which the kind of files are not supported in ibisMail.
  • Display HTML email and switch HTML view or TEXT view.
  • Macro templates for new message, reply message and forward message.
  • Even when you reply to all, it's easy to change the "To", "Cc" and "Bcc" fields.
  • Variety of authentications. APOP, POP before SMTP, CRAM-MD5 and Digest-MD5.
  • SSL/TLS(includes STARTTLS) connection.
  • Self-signed certificates.
  • Turn off/on(choose from samples) receiving and sending sounds.
  • Receive Word, Excel, Power Point, PDF, Keynote, Pages, Numbers, rtf, JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIFF, wav, mp3, aif attatchment files.(However, the total size of mail can be received only up to about 10MB for POP account. )
  • Send pictures(When you compose a message, you can choose images from photo library or use camera).
  • Forward attachments such as Image files, Office files, zip, pdf and etc.
  • Show name of Contacts on Message List Screen and Message Body Screen. However, this feature is enabled only if the address is 50 characters or less.(Default is ON)
  • Landscape mode with all of screens

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3. LIST OF SCREENS

Basically, there is "Edit" button at the far right on the title bar. Tapping it, the screen becomes edit mode and buttons on the toolbar change.

3.1 Accounts screen

Accounts screen

On "Accounts" screen, You can see list of accounts in order of being created. Tapping each account, you can go to "Folder List" Screen. And, you can see unread messages number beside each account except "Sent", "Send", "Drafts", "Trash" folder. Having no account, you can go to "New Account" screen after checking a confirmation dialog.
Title bar
SettingYou can go to "Settings" screen.
EditIt becomes edit mode. Buttons on toolbar change into edit mode.
Toolbar
UpdateSend and receive messages of all of accounts.
UnmarkAll messages of all accouts get already-read.
NewYou can go to "New Message" screen. The default value of "From" is the top account.
Edit mode
UnmarkAll messages of the active accout get already-read.
DeleteAll messages of the active accout are deleted.
AddYou can go to "New Account" screen to add a new account.
EditYou can edit setting information of the active account.
DeleteThe active account is deleted. Even if "Confirm before delete" is off, you can check a confirmation dialog just in case.

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3.2 Folder List screen

Folder List Screen

On "Folder List" screen, You can see list of folders of the active account.
There are "Inbox", "Sent", "Send", "Drafts", "Trash" folder pre-created. You can not move and delete them, and change these name.
Other than these folders, you can create folders and rules for message sorting. Creating folders, you have to choose a parent folder and make it tree-structured.
Pre-created folders are displayed Inbox, Sent, Send, Drafts and Trash, in that order. Created folders are sorted by name in the hierarchy. However, when you create folders under the root folder, those are sorted by name below pre-created folders.
You can see unread messages number beside folder name except "Sent", "Send", "Drafts" and "Trash" folder. Tapping each folder, you can go to "Message List" screen.

Title bar
AccountsTapping the Accounts button at the far left on the title bar, You can go back to "Accounts" screen.
EditIt becomes edit mode. Buttons on toolbar change into edit mode.
Toolbar
UpdateSend and receive messages of the active account.
UnmarkAll messages of all folders get already-read.
NewYou can go to "New Message" screen.
Edit mode
UnmarkAll messages of the selected folders get already-read.
DeleteAll messages of the selected folders move to "Trash" folder. But when the selected folder is "Trash", the messages are deleted.
AddYou can create a folder as a child of the selected folder. When you do not choose any folders, it is created as a child of root folder. You can not create same name folders in a hierarchy.
RenameYou can rename the selected folder. When You create same name folders in a hierarchy, it will be error.
MoveThe selected folder move to another folder. You can not select pre-created folders. You can select plural folders as long as parents of them are same. Folders can not move to offspring of themselves and can not move to a folder that have a child whose name is same as themselves.
DeleteYou can delete the selected folders and their children includes all messages they have.
FilterYou can go to "Filters" screen to edit rules for message sorting.
If you do not select a folder, "Filter Destination Folders" screen would appear.

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3.3 Message List screen

Message List screen

On "Message List" screen, you can see list of messages of the active folder. Messages are displayed in the chronological order, most recent first. At the left side on each message, you can see icons that show read/unread, forwarded and answered. You can also see part of the message as long as you set so at Preview in "Settings" screen. Tapping a message, you can go to "Message Body" screen.

Title bar
Account's nameTapping the account's name button at the far left on the title bar, You can go back to "Message List" screen.
EditIt becomes edit mode. Buttons on toolbar change into edit mode.
Toolbar
UpdateSend and receive messages of the active account.
UnmarkAll messages of the active folder get already-read. When all messages are already-read, these get unread.
NewYou can go to "New Message" screen.
Edit mode
SelectAll messages of the active folder get already-read. When all messages are already-read, these get unread.
UnmarkThe selected message gets already-read
DeleteThe selected message moves to "Trash" folder. When the active folder is "Trash", the message will be deleted.
MoveThe Selected message moves
Filter TYou can add a rule for message sorting "When you received messages from "From", move it to "Trush"".
FilterYou can add rules for message sorting from header information as "From", "To", "Cc", "Bcc", "Subject", etc.
SortYou can sort the messages("Unread/Read", "From", "Subject", "Sent Date", "Receive Date").

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3.4 Message Body screen

Message Body screen

You can see the ative message's body. "From", "To", "Cc", "Bcc", attachment files, "Subject", "Sent Date", body are displayed in that order.
Tapping Hide/Show button at the right of From, you can hide or show rows of "To", "Cc", "Bcc" and "Subject". Tapping Unread/Read buntton at the right of date row, the message get unread or read.
Tapping each address of "From", "To", "Cc" and "Bcc", you can go to "New Contact" screen that is option of OS.
Tapping each attachment file, you can see content of the file. ibisMail supports Word, Excel, Power Point, PDF, Keynote, Pages, Numbers, rtf, JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIFF, wav, mp3, aiff etc.
Having a HTML and a Text, you can switch between text and HTML.Tap the HTML button to switch to HTML.

Title bar
Folder's nameTapping folder's name button at the right on the title bar, You can go back to "Message List" screen.
Previous/NextTapping the button at the left on the title bar, you can go to next or previous message.
Toolbar
MoveThe selected message moves
DeleteThe selected message moves to "Trash" folder. When the active folder is "Trash", the message will be deleted.
ReplyTapping "Reply" button, a dialog shows, and buttons such as "Reply", "Reply to all", "Transfer", "Edit as a new message", "Save Images" and "Cancel" are displayed.
  • "Reply"replys to "From". The template of "Template for reply" is used.
  • "Reply to all"replys to all members that are included in "To", "Cc" and "Bcc". The template of "Template for reply" is used.
  • "Transfer"uses the template of "Template for transfer". But you can not attach any files in the current version.
  • "Edit as a new message"uses orginal message for editting. Mainly, when you want to reedit messages in "Drafts" or "Sent" folder, it will be used. When you reedit a message in "Drafts" folder and tap "Send" button, original message is deleted from "Drafts" and sent message move to "Sent" folder. Sending template message many times, you should do so.
  • "Save Images"saves the images in OS's standard photo gallery as long as a attachment is image.
Filter TYou can add a rule for message sorting "When you received messages from "From", move it to "Trush".
FilterYou can add rules for message sorting from header information as "From", "To", "Cc", "Bcc", "Subject", etc.
NewYou can go to "New Message" screen.

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3.5 New Message

New Message Screen

Tapping "New" button or "Reply", "Reply to all", "Transfer" and "Edit as a new message" of the dialog from tapping "Reply" button of "Message Body" screen, you can go to this screen.

Title bar
CancelTapping "Cancel" button at the left on the title bar, a dialog is displayed with "Save", "Do not save" and "Cancel" as long as you edit something. When you choose "Save" button, the message is saved in "Drafts" folder.
SendYou can send the message and save it in "Sent" folder. When you succeeded in sending it, it moves to "Sent" folder with a sound. When "To", "Cc" and "Bcc" fields are empty, "Send" button is disable.
Entry field
To, Cc, Bcc fieldTapping "To", "Cc", "Bcc" button, you can change it to "To", "Cc" and "Bcc". Tapping the button at the far right on the field, you can go to contact list screen of OS standard. You can also input address by yourself. Tapping "return" key, next field appears.
FromTapping the address, you can choose other accounts. But, signature of template can not be changed.
SubjectYou can input subject.
BodyIn the body field, Template for new message or for reply or for forward is displayed first. Signature of the account is displayed at the bottom. When you reply, original message is quoted with '>'.

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3.6 Filter Destination Folder

Filter Destination Folder

This screen shows up by tapping "Filter" icon in the "Folder List" screen.
In this screen, You can check the number and the priority of filtering conditions which are set to each folder.
The list in this screen is displayed in order of priority of filtering conditions.
The numbers on the right side of the folder name is the number of filtering conditions.
If you tap each folder, "Filters" screen which you choose would show up.

Title bar
Account nameTapping the account name button at the far left on the title bar, You can go back to "Folder List" screen.
EditThe ibisMail executes the filtering of messages in all folders. But it doesn't include "Sent","Send","Draft".
Toolbar
FilterThe ibisMail executes the filtering of messages in all folders. But it doesn't include "Sent","Send","Draft".
Edit mode
Delete selected filtersThe rules in selected folders will be deleted.

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3.7 Filter List screen

Filter List screen

This screen shows up by tapping "Filter" icon in the "Filter Destination Folder" screen or "Folder List" screen.
In this screen, you can not only add a filtering conditions but also edit existing filtering condition.
If there is more than one filtering conditions, the filtering rules are evaluated by "Matches Any" or "Matchees All".
The list is displayed in order of your creating the conditions.
When you tap "Add a filter", "Edit Filter" screen for creating a new filtering condition shows up.

Title bar
Account name/Filter Destination FoldersBack to the previous screen.
If previous screen was "Folder List" screen, List of "Accounts" would be displayed.
If previous screen was "Filter Destination Folders" screen, List of "Filter Destination Folders" would be displayed.
EditIt becomes edit mode. Buttons on toolbar change into edit mode.
Edit mode
DeleteThe selected rules will be deleted.

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3.8 Edit Filter

Edit Filter

This screen is called from "Select a Filter" screen and "Filters" screen.
In this page, you can not only add a filtering conditions but also edit existing filtering condition.

Title bar
Filters/Select a FilterBack to the previous screen.
If previous screen was "Filters" screen, "Filters" is displayed.
If previous screen was "Select a Filter" screen, "Select a Filter" is displayed.
SaveSaving filtering condition.
If previous screen was "Select a Filter" screen, "Message List" screen of folder which you specify as a destination folder would show up.
If previous screen was "Filters" screen, "Filters" screen would show up.
Condition setting button and Entry field
TargetHeader type can be selected from "To, Cc, Bcc", "From", "To", "Subject", "ReplyTo", "Cc", "Bcc".
"To, Cc, Bcc" means "To" or "Cc" or "Bcc".
Button just below the targetSelecting how to matche. You can select from the following items. They are "Contain", "Start with", "End with" and "Match".
ValueYou can enter the target string for filtering condition.
Add a filterYou can add a filtering condition.
Matches AnyThis setting enables you to filter e-mail which matches any filtering conditions.
Matches AllThis setting enables you to filter e-mail which matches all filtering conditions.
[X]If there are two or more filtering conditions, "X" button appears on the right side of the target.
You can delete a filtering condition by tapping "X" button.

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3.9 Select a filter

Select a filter screen

Tapping "filter" button of "Message List" screen or Message screen, you can go to this screen. You can add rules for message sorting from header information as "From", "To", "Cc", "Bcc" and "Subject". You have to tap a header information and go to "Edit Filter" screen.
You can edit each value and tap "Save" button. To finish this command, tap "Select a Filter" button at the left on the title bar. You can not sort messages to "Sent", "Send" and "Drafts" folder. You have to create target folders in advance. You can check the rules with tapping "filter" button on "Folder List" screen. The rules are evaluated in order of being created.

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4.SETTINGS SCREENS

4.1 Settings screen

Settings screen

Tapping Setting button on Accounts screen, you can go to this screen.

Settings screen
AccountsYou can see list of accounts in order of being created. Tapping each account, you can go to "Editting Account" screen.
Add a accountYou can go to "New Account" screen and add a new account.
DisplayYou can set how many messages you want in each folder. You can choose from latest 25 messages to latest 1000 messages. When you have got new messages, oldest messages will be deleted from not server but local storage. The more messages you have in local, the slower receiving speed become or the easier out of memory occurs.
PreviewYou can choose how many lines you want to display for preview on "Message List" screen from "none", "1 line", .. ,"5 lines". Linefeed code are skipped to be displayed as preview.
Minimum font size
You can choose font size on the screens.
Display
To/Cc label
You can switch if icons of "To,Cc,Bcc" are displayed at the left of subject on "Message List" screen. When the switch is on, it is much easier to understand that the messages is to you or to ML.
Show name on ContactsYou can set display the name of contact to the sender.
Ask Before DeletingYou can switch if a confirmation dialog is displayed, when you delete messages and folders. Whichever you switch, deleting accounts, a confirmation dialog is always displayed.
Template
for new message
You can set template for new messages. The default value is "<LF><LF><LF>%S". %S is macro that means deploying signature.
Template
for reply
You can set template for reply messages. The default value is "<LF><LF><LF>%M
<LF>%S". %M is macro that means quotation.
Template
for forward
You can set template for forward messages. The default value is "<LF><LF><LF>-------- Original Message --------<LF>Subject: %s<LF>Date: %d<LF>From: %a<LF>To: %t<LF>%m<LF>%S". %s means subject. %d means date. %a means sender. %t means destination. %m means original message.
Startup PasswordIf you set up the password, the screen which will require you the password will appear, when you start up ibisMail for iPhone.
RotationThere are options for rotating the screen as follows, All Screens; Compose Message Only; or None. The dafault setting is All Screens.
Japanese Auto DetectYou can switch if Kanji is read automatically. The default setting is ON.
EmojiYou can switch if Emoji( Emoticon)s are read automatically. The default setting is ON.
Unlead/Read ViewYou can select the display format of the email read/unread. The default setting is "Triangle If Unread".
Resize Pic
To Attach
You can switch if the dialog will ask you to resize the attachment at the message editing screen. The default setting is ON.
Load Remote ImagesYou can set load remote images in HTML at Message Body screen.The default setting is OFF.
Received SoundYou can choose the received sound from 9 kinds of sound or none. The default setting is Ping.
Sent SoundYou can choose the Sent sound from 9 kinds of sound or none. The default setting is Juwa.
Background CommunicationBackgound communication will keep communicating even if the application switches to background by pushing Home button when the application is communicating. The default setting is ON.(unavailable for iPhone 3G)
BG NoticicationYou will be notified by a Text Message or Sound when the Background Communication above is completed. The default setting is Text Message.(unavailable for iPhone 3G)
Update on AppearingWhen it is switched from background to foreground, it will start communicating automaticaly if the screen shows the folder list screen or message list screen. The default setting is ON.(unavailable for iPhone 3G)
ATOK PadYou can set to use "ATOK Pad for iPhone".The default setting is OFF.
Crash Log ReportYou can set to send a crash log report settings.The default setting is OFF.
HelpIt will jump to Online Help pages.
Other Apps by ibisOur app except ibisMail. When you tap each item, you can see "AppStore" for the item which is tapped by you.
Template macro table
%%% itself
%fFrom field
%tTo field
%cCc field
%dDate field
%sSubject filed
%nName part of From
%aAddress part of From
%mOriginal message without quotation
%MOriginal message with quotation
%AYour address
%NYour name
%SSignature

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4.2 New Account screen

4.2.1 Add Service screen

Add Service Screeen

You can go to this screen from "Accounts screen" or "Settings screen".Please select the service account to add from the list of services. If the service is not in the list of services,Please select "Others".

4.2.2 Add Account screen1

New Account screen

You can go to this screen from "Add Service screen". Please enter the item, "Name", "address", "password", "description". "Add Service service" in the "Others" when you tap the transition other than the "Save" after you tap the button to set the incoming mail server and Outgoing mail server allows automatic recognition.

Add Account screen1
NameInput name as being used for "From". This item is a optional extra.
AddressInput address as being used for "From". This item is essential.
PasswordInput password as being used for connecting incoming server. This item is essential.
ExplanationInput explanation as being expressed for a account on Accounts screen. The default value is the value of "Address". When the value is empty, the value of "Address" is used.
SaveAfter inputting values above, tap "Save" button at the right on the title var. Server recognition processing is executed. This process could take 1 to 2 minutes. First SSL connection is tried to connect with the incoming and the outgoing server. When it failed, a confirmation dialog ask you, "Connection with SSL is not established. Will you connect without SSL?". When you choose YES, port recognition is executed. After that, recognition processing of login authentication type is executed. When you are connecting without SSL and outgoint server responds PLAIN only, a confirmation dialog ask you, "Failed to login protected authentication mode. Will you login by plain password?". When recognition processing failed, you go to "Account Settings" screen and set "Use SSL", "Authentication Password" and "Server Port" by yourself. When a new account have same incoming host name and same user, a error dialog shows "The account is already exists. Try other user name or domain.". if "Others" tapped,You go to "Add Account screen2".

4.2.3 Add Account screen2

New Account screen

If you fail "Create Account" if you fail, "Add Service screen" in the "Other" you tapped, then,"Add Account screen1" in the "Save" you tapped, when the transition can be tapped. You have to input detail information so that incoming server and outgoing server is connected automatically. You need one incoming server and one outgoing server for each account.

Add Account screen2
ProtocolYou have to choose protocol from IMAP or POP. When you choose either, incoming server becomes "imap.xxx" or "pop.xxx"
NameIt is used as name for "From". The value is that you input previous screen.
AddressIt is used as address for "From". The value is that you input previous screen.
ExplanationIt is explanation for the account. The value is that you input previous screen.
Mail server for receiving
HostInput host name of IMAP server or POP server. This item is essential. The default value is the value of "Address" without that forward from @.
UserInput user ID to login the incoming server. This item is essential. The default value is the value of "Address" without backward from @. But some server require that backward from @.
PasswordInput password to login the incoming server. This item is essential. The default value is that you input previous screen.
Mail server for sending
HostInput host name of SMTP server. This item is essential. The default value is same as the incoming server. When you focus on the field that is empty, the value is copied from the host of the incoming server.
UserInput user ID to login the SMTP server. This item is a optional extra. You should input it as many of SMTP servers respond login autentication recently. When you focus on the field that is empty, the value is copied from User of incoming server.
PasswordInput password to login the SMTP server. This item is a optional extra. You should input it as many of SMTP servers respond login autentication recently. When you focos on the field that is empty, the value is copied from the value of "Password" of the incoming server.
SaveWhen you tap "Save" button, server recognition processing is executed. This process could take 1 to 2 minutes. First SSL connection is tried to connect with the incoming and the outgoing server. When it failed, a confirmation dialog ask you, "Connection with SSL is not established. Will you connect without SSL?". When you choose YES, port recognition is executed. After that, recognition processing of login authentication type is executed. When you are connecting without SSL and outgoint server responds PLAIN only, a confirmation dialog ask you, "Failed to login protected authentication mode. Will you login by plain password?". When recognition processing failed, you go to "Account Settings" screen and set "Use SSL", "Authentication Password" and "Server Port" by yourself. When a new account have same incoming host name and same user, a error dialog shows "The account is already exists. Try other user name or domain.".

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4.3 Account Settings screen

Account Settings screen

You can go to this screen from each account on "Settings" screen or failure of recognition processing for adding a new account.

Account Settings screen
AccountYou can set validity of the account. Switching off, the account is disable on "Accounts" screen.
NameInput name as being used for "From". This item is a optional extra.
AddressInput address as being used for "From". This item is essential.
explanationInput explanation as being expressed for a account on "Accounts" screen. This item is a optional extra.
HostInput host name of the incoming server. This item is essential.
UserInput user to login the incoming server. This item is essential.
PasswordInput password to login the incoming server. This item is essential.
DetailYou can go to "Account Detail" screen to edit the incoming settings.
SMTPYou can go to SMTP screen.
Always add myself
to Bcc
When it is on, your address is always added to Bcc.
SignatureYou can set signature for the account.
Fetch *1 *2You can set"Fetch interval". You can choose it from "Manually" or "Every 10 Minutes" or "Every 20 Minutes" or "Every 30 Minutes" or "Hourly" or "Every 2Hour(s)" or "Every 4 Hour(s)" or "Every 8 Hour(s)" or "Every 12 Hour(s)".The default value is "Manually".
Push or Fetch *1 *3You can set method of "IMAP Push Notification" or "Fetch interval". You can choose it from "None" or "Push" or "Every 10 Minutes" or "Every 30 Minutes" or "Hourly" or "Every 2 Hour(s)" or "Every 4 Hour(s)" or "Every 8 Hour(s)" or "Every 12 Hour(s)".The default value is "None".
Notification *1You can set method of "Notification Fetch". You can choose it from "Alert and Sounds" or "Alerts" or "Sounds" or "None". The default value is "None".
Receive Type *3You can set method of "Received IMAP". You can choose it from "Headers only" or "Header and Body" or "Full Message". The default value is "Headers and Body".
DeleteYou can delete the account include information of primary SMTP.
*1 Excluded iPhone3G *2 POP Account Only *3 IMAP Account Only

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4.4 Account Detail screen

Account Detail screen

You can go to this screen from "Detail" button on "Account Settings" screen.

Account Detail screen
Drafts MailboxIMAP only. You can choose either a folder on your iPhone or a folder on the server as drafts mailbox.
Sent MailboxIMAP only. You can choose either a folder on your iPhone or a folder on the server as sent mailbox.
Deleted MailboxIMAP only. You can choose either a folder on your iPhone or a folder on the server as deleted mailbox.
Use SSLYou can set if SSL connection for the incoming server is on or not.
AuthenticationYou can set login authentication type for the incoming server. You can choose it from "MD5 Challenge-Response" or "HTTP MD5 Digest" or "Password". "MD5 Challenge-Response" is called "APOP". "Password" is low-security as it is plain pasword.
IMAP Path PrefixIMAP only. You can input a path of the directory tree of the IMAP server as a root folder of your iPhone. The default value is empty.
Server PortYou can set port number of the incoming server. This item is essential. Generaly, SSL connection of POP is 995 port, non-SSL connection of POP is 110 port, SSL connection of IMAP is 993 port, non-SSL connection of IMAP is 143.

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4.5 SMTP screen

SMTP screen

Tapping "SMTP" button on "Account Settings" screen, You can go to "SMTP" screen.
Switches are listed to show its validity. When you send a message, first primary SMTP server is tried. If it is failed, others are tried in turn. If no SMTP servers can not be connected, a error dialog shows. SMTP servers are listed in order of being created. You can not change the order.

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4.6 SMTP Settings screen

SMTP Settings screen

Tapping each SMTP server, you can go to "SMTP Settings" screen.

SMTP Settings screen
ServerYou can set validity of the SMTP server. Switching off, other SMTP serves are connected for sendig messages. When no SMTP serves are set, it will be error to send messages.
HostInput host name of the SMTP server. This item is essential.
UserInput user to login the SMTP server. This item is a optional extra.
PasswordInput password to login the SMTP server. This item is a optional extra.
Use SSLYou can set if SSL connection for the SMTP server is on or not.
AuthenticationYou can set login authentication type for the SMTP server. You can choose it from "MD5 Challenge-Response" or "HTTP MD5 Digest" or "Password". "MD5 Challenge-Response" is called "APOP". "Password" is low-security as it is plain pasword.
Server PortYou can set port number of the SMTP server. This item is essential. Generaly, SSL connection of SMTP is 465 port, non-SSL connection of SMTP is 25 port or 587 port.

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5.FAQ

FAQ was moved to the following page.

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6.SUPPORT

ibis inc. will make ibisMail much better for our customers. so please send us bug reports and requires from the URL below.

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7.CHANGE LOG

iPhone/iPad ver.4.0.2 and Free ver.4.0.3(25/10/2014 iPad version released, 29/10/2014 iPhone/Free version released)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Supported with the iOS 8.
  • Supported with the iPhone 6/6 Plus. (Only iPhone/Free version)
  • The standard mailer doesn't launch anymore if you tap the mail address of the contact screen.
  Fixed Bugs And Problems
  • Fixed a bug that the subject and the body of messages will be different when messages are filtered or moved if "Receive Type" setting of the IMAP account isn't "Full Message".
    * Reconfiguring your mail account is required if the bug are already occurring.
  • Fixed a bug that the app crashes when you tap the moving message button of the Message Body screen while messages of the folder are been reading.
  • Fixed a problem that the position of the popup of the filter of 2 onward of the Filter Destination Folder screen is inaccurate. (Only iPad version)
  • Fixed a bug that the app received a new messages in 10 minutes even if you set to 20 or 30 minutes the fetch interval. (Only iPhone version)
  • Fixed a problem that the text of the button of the toolbar of the Filter Destination Folder screen and the Filter List screen has been shortened after the iOS 7.
  • Fixed a prlobem that the position of the popup of the filter of the Filter Destination Folder screen is inaccurate after the iOS 7. (Only iPad version)
  • Fixed a bug that the app crashes the Settings screen closes if the keyboard of the Startup Password is displayed on the iOS 7.
  • Fixed a bug that account settings aren't saved on the iPad of the iOS 7.
  • Fixed a problem that icons of the Folder List screen and the Folder Select screen aren't indented after the iOS 7.
  • Fixed a problem that the subject of the message is displayed only one line after the iOS 7.

ver.4.0.2 (17/07/2014 released only Free version.)

  Fixed Problem
  • Fixed a minor problem.

ver.4.0.1 (30/09/2013 released.)

  New Feature And Improved Point
  • Supported the cooperation of the ATOK Pad on iOS 7.
    * Latest ATOK Pad is required.
  Fixed Problems
  Fixed problems that
  • The candidate of the address of the message making screen is piled up on iOS 7.
  • Characters which you inputted are invisible on iOS 7 when the candidate of the address of the message making screen is displayed.
  • The long text which does not mean is displayed in the template edit screen on iOS 7.
  • The top of the content of the attached file is hidden by the navigation bar on iOS 7.
  • CSV file can't be opened on iOS 7.
  • You can't move the cursor of the body text screen and the template edit screen on iOS 7.
  • It's difficult to select or paste the text in the body text screen and the template edit screen on iOS 7.
  • The version string of the Settings is not centering on iOS 7.
  • The font of each text in the Settings is not same.
  • A blank is shown in the bottom of the message making screen when you close the body text screen on 4-inch iPhone.

ver.4.0.0 (21/09/2013 released.)

  New Feature And Improved Point
  • iOS 7 is now supported.

ver.3.4.0 (14/03/2013 released.)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Supports the new login authentication of iCloud.
  Fixed Problems
  • Fixed a problem that ibisMail crashes while sending if an address includes an unexpected character.

ver.3.3.9 (09/02/2013 released.)

  Fixed Problems
  • Fixed a problem that URL scheme, "ibismailto:", sometimes doesn't work.("ibismailfreeto:" for ibisMail Free, "ibismailipadto:" for ibisMail iPad.)

ver.3.3.7 (12/12/2012 released.)

  Fixed Problems
  • Fixed a problem that %A in message body (such as included in URL) with your address.

ver.3.3.6 (10/11/2012 released.)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Supports "ibismailto://" of mailto URL scheme.("ibismailfreeto://" for ibisMail Free, "ibismailipadto://" for ibisMail iPad. to, cc, bcc, subject and body are supported.)
  Fixed Problems
  • Fixed a problem that ibisMail crashes on displaying a very long mail.
  • Fixed a problem that ibisMail fill in address on not 'To', 'Cc' and 'Bcc' but other area after selecting an address on contacts.

ver.3.3.5 (10/10/2012 released.)

  Fixed Problems
  • Fixed a problem that ibisMail displays a broken layout on left side of splitview on running on Landscape Mode.
  • Fixed a problem that ibisMail cannot recovers a message if the App terminate on editing.
  • Fixed a problem that ibisMail cannot recovers the last view on restarting if the App opened a modal dialog last time.

ver.3.3.4 (27/09/2012 released.)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Supports iPhone5's screen.
  Fixed Problems
  • Fixed a problem that the App cannot displays folders for filtering and moving on iOS6.
  • Fixed a problem that the App crashes when it doesn't have authorization to access Contacts on iOS6.

ver.3.3.3 (19/09/2012 released.)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Supports iOS6.
  • Improved Netherlandish messages.
  • Changed to turn off the function of crash report after sending it.
  Fixed Problems
  • Fixed a problem that App rarely crashes if a field is empty on New Account screen.
  • Fixed a problem that a button sometimes disappears on Navigation bar on New Account screen after failing to set up a account.

ver.3.3.2 (03/07/2012 released.)

  Fixed Problems
  • Fixed a problem that HTML mail cannot be displayed correctly.

ver.3.3.1(22/06/2012 released.)

  Fixed Problems
  • Fixed a problem that sent e-mail message sometimes disappear on IMAP.
  • Fixed a problem that view of CC and BCC on select filter screen is incorrect on making a filter condition.
  • Fixed a problem that ibisMail treat a attached file as a HTML message body when ibisMail receive a e-mail with it.

ver.3.3.0(16/05/2012 released.)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Added the ON/OFF option whether you use "All Inboxes" or not
  Fixed Problems
  • Fixed a problem that attached files sometimes collapse on sending.
  • Fixed a problem that messages sometimes are duplicated and cannot change read/unread on setting read/unread mark to all messages in All Inboxes.

ver.3.2.0(28/04/2012 ibisMail for iPad released. 04/05/2012 ibisMail released.)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Added the thread view.
  • Added the All inboxes which displays All e-mails on accounts which already set up.
  Fixed Problems
  • Fixed problem that a message in the sent box sometimes disappears on ezweb.ne.jp account and so on.
  • Fixed problem that keyboard layout sometimes is misaligned on new message screen.
  • Fixed problem that a file name changes to 'unknown' uploading a file in zip file to Dropbox.
  • Fixed problem that you can't write a message when ATOK Pad is available.
  • Fixed problem that URL including '@' is not recognized as valid URL.

ver.3.1.0(06/04/2012 released.)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Adding a function to save an attachment which you received into Dropbox app.
  • Adding a function to send a file in the Dropbox app as an attachment of the ibisMail.
  • Supports the file of mov, mp4, mpg.
  • Adding "Filter" button on the "Filters" screen.
  Fixed Problems
  • Fixed problem that a message in the Draft sometimes disappears with some IMAP accounts.
  • We make a mixed-case URL can be recognized as a hyperlink.
  • Fixed problem that a message which should show up isn't displayed on moving a selected message into other folder on the "Message Body" screen.(iPad only.)

ver.3.0.0(24/02/2012 released. "iPad Version" 02/03/2012 released.)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Adding a function to set the priority of filtering-rule for a destination folder.
  • Adding a function of setting "Matches All" and "Matches Any" for a combination of conditions in a filtering rule.
  • New-message-button is disabled in the toolbar on ibisMail for iPad without any valid account.
  Fixed Problems
  • Fixed problem that a message is garbled with decoration e-mai on an account of "ezweb.ne.jp".
  • Fixed problem that push notification's function doesn't work in "LinkClub Domain Mail".
  • Fixed problem that state of read/unread of a message in the special local folder is changed by synchronization on IMAP account.
  • Fixed problem that "Message List screen" is not updated when last message in the folder is deleted on the "Message Body screen" on iPad.
  • Fixed problem that "Message Body screen"'s width is narrower than usual when moved to the screen in horizontal view.
  • Fixed problem that application is terminated and nothing is displayed on the "Message Body screen" due to lack of memory.

ver.2.9.7 (08/01/2012 released.)

  Fixed Problems
  • Fixed problem that the right part of long line flows out of input field.

ver.2.9.6 (05/01/2012 released.)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Prohibiting message in Send-box from being made to move into otherbox in IMAP account.
  • Improving that a message in Send-box directly disappears without being made to move into Trash-box when you erase a message in Send-box in IMAP account.
  • Improving that a message can't be made to move into pre-created-folder which are "Inbox", "Sent", "Send", "Drafts" and "Trash" in IMAP account.
  • "Description" field in Account Settings screen automatically is filled with domain which you input into "Address" field in Account Settings screen.
  Fixed Problems
  • Fixed problem that the ibisMail repeatedly receives the same email in IMAP account.
  • Fixed problem that white spaces are missing in Message Body screen.
  • Fixed problem that the ibisMail sometimes doesn't get all messages to be read-message in Draft screen or Send screen.
  • Fixed problem that "Server Port" field is treated as a selection field in Account Settings screen.
  • Fixed problem that a mismatch between local and server occurs in changing folder setting into local or server in Account Settings screen.
  • Fixed problem that the ibisMail sometimes doesn't display alert which confirms whether user retry to create account in Account Settings screen when an account setting fails.

ver.2.9.5 (15/12/2011 released. ibisMail only.)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Supporting fetch function for IMAP server.
  • Adding a function making account-setting easier.
  • Being opened attached-document by(via) Open In function, it is displayed and saved with file name included in Headers.
  • Attatching ZIP files from other App by(via) Open In function.
  • Speeding up in IMAP accountt in deleting email.
  • Tapping reload-button in Folder List Screen, receiving-processing send unsent-email first.
  • Not to send unsent-email which has been already sent, message you are editing is not made to be sent.
  • Receiving-processing order(rule) of IMAP account is turned into order such as Folder List Screen.
  • Receiving Body first from folder you are opening concerning connection after Message List Screen.
  • Adding limits for accounts of "xxx@ezweb.ne.jp" or "xxx@i.softbank.jp" , which is folder name and number.
  • Make sure that confirmation-dialogue is displayed on displaying Settings scree after failing to create new account.
  • Make sure that fill in each item of SMTP with initial-value in creating new account.
  • Displaying advanced error-message in case of returning "552 error-response" after sending email.
  • Localizing Turkish.
  • Changing position of advertisement.(Free Only)
  Fixed Problems
  • Fixed parts of character-corruption of email including picture-language in iOS5 environment. (i.softbank.jp sent only.Except standard Mail App.)
  • Fixed problem that Push Notification is invalid on "xxx@me.com of iCloud".
  • Fixed problem that email isn't sent on SMTP of "de-nserver.de".
  • Fixed problem that IMAP Path Prefix isn't reflected in IMAP account.
  • Fixed not to display other message attached to Body.
  • Fixed displaying unwanted cell of account when data fall into disrepair.
  • Fixed problem that characters isn't displayed in Recieve Type of Settings screen.
  • Fixed problem displaying error when opening (bcc)email with attachment on ezweb.ne.jp.

ver.2.9.4 (11/12/2011 released)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Supporting fetch function for IMAP server.
  • Adding a function making account-setting easier.
  • Being opened attached-document by(via) Open In function, it is displayed and saved with file name included in Headers.
  • Attatching ZIP files from other App by(via) Open In function.
  • Speeding up in IMAP accountt in deleting email.
  • Tapping reload-button in Folder List Screen, receiving-processing send unsent-email first.
  • Not to send unsent-email which has been already sent, message you are editing is not made to be sent.
  • Receiving-processing order(rule) of IMAP account is turned into order such as Folder List Screen.
  • Receiving Body first from folder you are opening concerning connection after Message List Screen.
  • Adding limits for accounts of "xxx@ezweb.ne.jp" or "xxx@i.softbank.jp" , which is folder name and number.
  • Make sure that confirmation-dialogue is displayed on displaying Settings scree after failing to create new account.
  • Make sure that fill in each item of SMTP with initial-value in creating new account.
  • Displaying advanced error-message in case of returning "552 error-response" after sending email.
  • Localizing Turkish.
  • Changing position of advertisement.(Free Only)
  Fixed Problems
  • Fixed parts of character-corruption of email including picture-language in iOS5 environment. (i.softbank.jp sent only.Except standard Mail App.)
  • Fixed problem that Push Notification is invalid on "xxx@me.com of iCloud".
  • Fixed problem that email isn't sent on SMTP of "de-nserver.de".
  • Fixed problem that IMAP Path Prefix isn't reflected in IMAP account.
  • Fixed not to display other message attached to Body.
  • Fixed displaying unwanted cell of account when data fall into disrepair.
  • Fixed problem that characters isn't displayed in Recieve Type of Settings screen.
  • Fixed problem displaying error when opening (bcc)email with attachment on ezweb.ne.jp.

ver.2.9.3 (25/10/2011 released)

  New Features And Improved Points(Free only)
  • Maximum mail capacity of a folder expanded to 1000.
  • Supports push notification and fetch function.
  Fixed Problems
  • Adding account by auto recognition fails for accounts of @ezweb.ne.jp.
  • Word candidates hides mail body and gray area is displayed when composing body with Japanese keyboard on iOS5.
  • Incorrect display of split/drag keyboard which are added in iOS5. (iPad only)
  • Unable to receive mails in IMAP accounts of WebARENA SuiteX.
  • Start up password cannot be input when no account is added and start up password is set.

ver.2.9.2 (11/10/2011 released)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Reduced process time by sending as many commands as possible at one time in IMAP.
  • Accelerate updating UID of messages in moving messages in an IMAP account.
  • Added message template macro "%c" being substituted with Cc.
  • Display last updated time before downloading message body in IMAP.。
  • Added notification about battery comsumption with using Push/Fetch function in settings screen.
  Fixed Problems
  • Unread/Read marks are not synchronized with the server in some IMAP accounts such as zoho.com.
  • Able to open more than one action sheets to select to save or not in message composing screen. (iPad only)
  • Number in title bar is not correct in Landscape view. (iPad only)
  • Body is not displayed when incorrect characters are sent with Quoted-Printable format.
  • App crashes in starting if an error occurs in loading folder information. Being avoided crashing, you can delete and re-create an account.
  • All messages are deleted once and downloaded again in some IMAP accounts.
  • IMAP connection is closed from the server in some IMAP accounts such as egeling.de (pluspunkthosting.de).

ver.2.9.1 (09/09/2011 released)

  Fixed Problems
  • App crashes in message data conversion in first run after update in some case.
  • App crashes in viewing messages in some case.

ver.2.9.0 (30/08/2011 released)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Added search functions in "Body", "From", "To", "Subject" or "All".
  • Startup Password and passwords for connection are encrypted with AES-128.
  Fixed Problems
  • Fixed not to focus on "To" when started editing message if "To", "Cc" or "Bcc" is set.
  • Fixed not to receive save message twice in POP account.
  • Fixed signing in failure when password contains double quotation in IMAP.
  • Fixed problem that app crashes in fetching folder information if parent folder is contained in response for IMAP LIST.
  • Fixed improper process in some IMAP servers which does not process commands in order of received.

ver.2.8.4 (05/08/2011 released)

  Fixed Problems
  • Fix the problem not appear the filtered message body on the Message Body Screen, when the receiving type setting is either "Headers only", "Headers and Body" in IMAP Account.

ver.2.8.3 (29/07/2011 released)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • The filter rule can be selected from either "Contain","Start with","End with" or "Match".
  • The value of filter target can be set to blank.
  • "Re:" is not added for the subject of reply message if one of the original message starts with "Re:".
  • "In-Reply-To Header" and "References Header" are added to reply messages.
  • Focus on the "From" Section when a New Message Screen is opened.
  Fixed Problems
  • Fix the problem that messages which is already received are received again for IMAP server.
  • Fix the problem that the send date of some messages are misinterpreted.
  • Fix the problem that the application crashes when replying to a big size message.
  • Fix the problem that lines displayed on the preview are fewer than setting when the preview is set to "4 line" or "5 line".
  • Fix the problem that the Attachment View Screen or the ZIP File List Screen is displayed in the Message List Screen space when application is restarted while displaying these screen.(for iPad only)
  • Fix some translations to Russian and Italy.
  • Fix the problem that word break is ignored in changing lines in consecutive alphanumeric characters but URLs and e-mail addresses by the width of the screen in the Message Body Screen.

ver.2.8.2 (16/06/2011 released)

  Fixed Problems
  • Fix the problem not appear the message body on the Message Body Screen, when the receiving type setting is either "Headers only", "Headers and Body".
  • Fix the problem no break line, when composing message on the New Message Screen landscape mode.

ver.2.8.1 (20/05/2011 released)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Show name of Contacts in the other group on Message List Screen and Message Body Screen.
  • Display detail error information when the error occurred in downloading attachments and body.
  Fixed Problems
  • Fix the problem error occurred in downloading attachments and body on the Message Body Screen, when the receiving type setting is either "Headers only", "Headers and Body".
  • Fix the problem stored to different message information on the Message List Screen, when the receiving type setting is either "Headers only", "Headers and Body".
  • Fix the problem stored to different message information, when the receiving type setting is either "Headers only", "Headers and Body" and tap next button or preview button on the Message Body Screen.
  • Fix the problem that message can not be sent on some SMTP server because EHLO command is not correct.
  • Fix the problem the application is crash when attach the image by the camera.
  • Fix the problem the account can not be selected in Account List Screen Edit Mode.

ver.2.8.0 (04/04/2011 released)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • The speed of receiving mail on IMAP is about five times faster than older version by receiving only headers first. The receiving type can be selected from either "Headers only", "Headers and Body" or "Full Message". (Default is "Headers and Body").
  • The start of the receiving process of mail became early by changing the processing order like that synchronizing folders after the receiving mail.
  • Make to set filtering to trash by domain easier. The filtering can be selected from either mail address , domain etc on the Message Body Screen.
  • The "Unread/Read View" setting can be selected from either "Triangle if Unread", "Gray Background if Read" or "Gray Text if Read". (On new installations, the default is "Triangle if Unread". On update, "Gray Background if Read" if "Read Message Color" was OFF, "Triangle if Unread" otherwise.)
  • Change the launch images design.
  • Change the automatic supplement strings of "Description" on the New Account Screen from the mail address to the part of following "@".
  • Display the frame of "Startup Password" on the Setting Screen.
  • Change the button to select "To", "Cc" or "Bcc" on the New Message Screen from "Picker View" to "Action Sheet".
  • Change the control to select "From" on the New Message Screen from "Picker View" to "Action Sheet".
  • Change the label of Action Sheet Button at delete message on the Message Body Screen from "OK" to "Delete".
  • Show the processing indicator when saving the filtering rule or filtering to trash by domain.
  • Change the color of Action Sheet Button to red when canceled on the New Message Screen.
  • Software Keyboard appears immediately, when switched to the New Account Screen.
  • Change display "From", "To", "Cc" or "Bcc" from "[Name of Contacts]" into "[Name of Contacts<Mail Address>]" on Message List Screen and Message Body Screen , when "Show name of Contacts" setting is "ON".
  Fixed Problems
  • Abolished the feature to vibrate when receiving a message because sound volume is turned down, when receiving a message while playing music by iPod.
  • Mails can not be sent on some servers because "@" is not contained in Message-ID header.
  • Filtering rules can be set on the folder(Send, Sent, Draft and Trash) which may not be used.
  • Push function failed if the password containing a space set for IMAP server.
  • Change the dialog title of connect without SSL on the New Account Screen from "Error" to "Confirm".
  • Change the dialog title of login by plain password on the New Account Screen from "Error" to "Confirm".

ver.2.7.1 (29/01/2011 released)

  Fixed Problems
  • Could not download the application on iOS version 4.0 or 4.1.
  • Login failed if set the password containing a space for IMAP server.

ver.2.7.0 (27/01/2011 released)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Explained the meaning of Alert Type (Background[BG], Push and Fetch) on Alert Notification.
  • Display the IMAP Push Notification Type on Account Settings screen.
  • Change the specification, Default of the push function and the fetch function is "OFF".
  Fixed Problems
  • IMAP account at the head of Account List Screen was running the fetch function.(IMAP accounts is not running the fetch by originally specification.)
  • Drains the battery rapidly, even when the push and fetch functions of all accounts turned off.
  • Crash the application, when the push connection failed.

ver.2.6.0 (05/01/2011 released)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Supports fetch function for POP server. (Unavailable for iPhone 3G)
  • Supports Push notification function for IMAP server supported IMAP4 IDLE command. (Unavailable for iPhone 3G)
  • Changed the address label font color white at the Message Body Screen.
  Fixed Problems
  • Crashes the application with some characters in the input field.
  • Duplicated the folder to see when you change the folder name.
  • The processing is not completed process when large size request (ex. delete all, read all) sent to mail server.
  • When a message is added manually to an empty folder, the received message is not possible view.

ver.2.5.0 (10/12/2010 released)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Supports display HTML email.(after the upgrade, apply to received mail.)
  • Supports can be selected "Load Remote Images" setting at HTML email. (Default is "ON")
  • Supports can be switched view of TEXT or HTML at HTML email.
  • Changed the address label image at the Message Body Screen.
  • Changed the attached file button image at the Message Body Screen.
  • Changed the filter target button image at the Edit Filter Screen.
  • Supports the address of the candidate search for Kana are the syllabic Japanese scripts at the New Message Screen.
  • Support can be selected Crash Log Report setting.(Default is "OFF")
  Fixed Problems
  • Displayed big font size at the Message Body Screen when Accessibility Zoom setting is ON.
  • Deleted folder setting when connection canceled during the login process for IMAP server.
  • The processing is not completed process when large size request (ex. delete all, read all) sent to mail server.
  • From of mail header is included in the filter setting of target [To,Cc,Bcc].
  • The part that should be recognized as a link is not recognized in the mail text.
  • The address of the candidate search is not correctly at the New Message Screen.
  • Can not be correctly saved image of many attached files.

ver.2.4.0 (15/10/2010 released)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Supports e-mail body entry on "ATOK Pad for iPhone" which is a Japanese IME Application(Default is "OFF") .
  • Prompting confirmation dialogs for text alternation after editing by tapping the cancel button.
  Fixed Problems
  • Saving e-mails in Inbox if there is not the specified filtering folder.
  • Deleting filtering set-up if there is not the specified filtering folder.
  • Revising the error in sending e-mails ended with emoticon plus newline character.
  • Revising the error that terminating as an error when analyzing e-mails with attached files is imcomplete.
  • Revising the problem of mistaking a string end with "@" for an e-mail address.
  • Revising to show the correct sent date even if the incoming e-mails has Date header with terms of RFC violation.
  • Revising to show the unselectable folder on some IMAP server in glay color.
  • Revising the problem that the status bar is not updated in swipe deleting at Message List Screen.
  • Revising the problem that the toolbar icon appears in swiping a message in Message List Screen.

ver.2.3.0 (9/9/2010 released)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Supports to display the attached file of Keynote, Pages, Numbers, rtf.
  • Supports the file of wav, mp3, aiff.
  • Changed the default setting to ON to show the name of Contacts.(If you've used ibisMail ver.2.2.0, the settings of this would take over.)
  • Changed the words displayed at the settings of show the name of Contacts.
  • Shows the version of ibisMail you are using at the Settings screen.
  Fixed Problems
  • Could not select the settings of Drafts Mailbox at the IMAP server's Setting screen.
  • Could not communicate properly when the Response Data from the mail server is divided.
  • Crashed when you start up with "ibisMail://" by other push notification push app.
  • Could not select to save/not to save when you close the composing New Message Screen which comes from opening attached file from other application with ibisMail.
  • Error occurs, when You delete the folder twice continuously with IMAP server.

ver.2.2.0 (24/8/2010 released)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Add the function to open the attached file in other apps.
  • You can open the attached files in other apps which the kind of files are not supported in ibisMail.
  • Add the function to add attached file from other application programs to new message.
  • Show name of Contacts on Message List Screen and Message Body Screen. However, this feature is enabled only if the address is 50 characters or less.(Default is off)
  • Not to show the keyboard, when the screen switches from Body Editing Screen to New Message Screen.
  • Diversify each notifications into four kinds; Alerts and Sounds, Alerts, Sounds, None.
  • The screen which was displayed last time you used the application won't be appear when you put the Startup Password.
  Fixed Problems
  • All of the e-mail addresses you put in Bcc can be showed to whom you sent the e-mail.
  • Crash when there are three same ways of filtering rule.
  • Cc or To does not place into right order when you Reply, Reply All, or Forward the e-mail.
  • Occurs an improper reaction when there is comma, parentheses, or other particular letter in the mail address.
  • Can't remain the sent e-mails in the sent box with some of the IMAP server.
  • Can't remain the sent e-mails in the sent box with Gmail POP server.
  • Crash when you start the application.
  • Does not show the texts in a received e-mail when there is no <CRLF> data in the end of the mail data.
  • Navigation bar won't be updated when the e-mails reached to the maximum number of incoming you set up at the Message Body Screen.
  • All of the e-mail addresses you put in Bcc can be showed to whom you sent the e-mail.

ver.2.1.0 (14/7/2010 released)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Add the option to keep the communication when the application goes to background. "ON" is selected by default (unavailable for iPhone 3G). There are three options of "Alerts", "Sounds", "None" as the way of the notification of messages.
  • Add the option to start the automatic communication when the application switches to foreground. "ON" is selected by default (unavailable for iPhone 3G).
  • Use online pages for help pages.
  • Not to display a dialog when you delete a message by swiping at the message list screen.
  • The Picker View to encode the file name is ordered incorrectly when you are viewing the zip file.
  Fixed Problems
  • The application crashes when you start it.
  • The information of message data possibly duplicates.
  • Could not save the sent messages of the IMAP servers.
  • Orders of account lists would not be listed as you ordered.
  • Could not login to IMAP servers.
  • Start over the communication when you open a folder of the IMAP server.
  • Emotinoal icon keyboard was not available when ibisMail for iPhone switches to foreground from background.
  • Failed to parse the date of received e-mail which contains JST.
  • Status bar would not be updated when the screen switches.
  • The page does not follow to where cursor moves to.
  • The wait-indicator expands when it is processing screen.
  • The title's size of read e-mails was not fit at the message list screen.

ver.2.0.0 (2/7/2010 released)

  New Features And Improved Points
  • Changed all the images to iPhone4(Supports Retina display)
  • Changed the color of folders from Windows style to Mac style.
  • Update the application badge and suspend it when it switch to the background.
  • Support Emoji( Emoticons ) keyboard. You can now send emoji messages to docomo, au and Softbank.
  • You can change the order of accounts at the account list screen.
  • Provides a button to delete a message by swiping in the message list screen.
  • Cut off the connection once and reconnect it when it's communicating in any case by tapping the "Update" icon.
  • Provided an icon to edit in the message body screen of Draft folder, no need to tap "Reply." The icon of "Edit as a New Message" button is changed to"Edit"
  • It's required to re-inputting the password when you come back from the background.
  • Changed the icon of "Setting" on the toolbar from hummar to wheel.
  • Displays the wait-indicator when it seems to take time to show the detail of Incoming Server of IMAP account in Setting screen.
  • The message "input your account information" in the title bar is deleted at the adding accounts screen when it is landscape view.
  • "Setting" icon is moved to the left side of the title bar, and the "Help" page is now in the "Setting."
  • Displays all of the option of Kanji, even if it is in the very bottom of the screen.
  • Added the option of "Save Images" when you tap the icon of "Reply" in the message editing screen when it is landscape view.
  • Added "Subject" in the options of the message sorting in the message listing screen when it's landscape view.
  • You can start up the Camera function in the message editing screen even if it is in landscape view.
  • The duration of communication is now shortened by checking the IMAP Path Prefix.
  Fixed Problems
  • Displays "From","To","Cc","Bcc" and attachments in the message screen with iOS4.
  • When the connection is unstable during synchronizing IMAP folder, it causes the folder's information to be broken.
  • The account information may be broken in some situations.
  • Displays the top of the message at the "Reply" mode.
  • Statusbar disappears when you change from landscape view to portrait view or portrait view to landscape view.
  • Re-receive the messages that had been deleted once when the IMAP account is not synchronized with Trash.
  • The keyboard would be broken at the adding account screen when it is landscape view.
  • The actionsheet of the option of image's size would be broken when you tap "Choose from Photo Library" to attach files in the landscape view.
  • When you change the view from portrait view to landscape view in the screen of editing SMTP, the view does not rotate properly.
  • If you change the view from portrait view to landscape view, the view in landscape will hide the cursor when you edit the "Startup Password."
  • The keyboard hides the input area when you input the "Startup Password" in the landscape view.
  • The keyboard would not be shown properly when you rotate the view with displaying the software keyboard.
  • ibisMail for iPhone crashes when you recieve a big e-mail in quoted-printable because of the lack of memory.
  • Crashes when you try to attach a big file to editing message.
  • Occurs an error which says"Tag Too Long" with DeskNow servers.
  • Replace the first name and the last name wrongly when you add the address to Contacts.
  • Crashes during the time sending an e-mail which is the last one of e-mails when you are viewing the mail.
  • Shows a message right before you put the Startup password.

ver.1.7.1 (9/4/2010 released)

  Improved Points
  • Contact suggesting view width has been enlarged on the composing New Message Screen.
  Fixed Problems
  • Crashed after adding the filtering setting on Message Screen.
  • Crashed during syncronizing folder tree with IMAP mail server.

ver.1.7.0(4/1/2010 released)

  New Features, Improved Points
  • Support Emoji( Emoticons ) keyboard. You can send emoji messages to only iPhone(built-in mail and ibisMail). To enable emoji keyboard, follow these steps:
    1. Launch ibisMail and go to Setting > General > turn on "Emoji". Exit ibisMail.
    2. "Settings" > "General" > "Keyboard" > "International Keyboards" > "Japanese" > turn on "Emoji"
    3. Launch ibisMail and you can use emoji keyboard .
  • Display message list in order of unread/read, from, subject, sent date and received date.
    To change the order, follow there steps:
    1. Tap "Edit" in the title bar of message list screen and go to edit mode.
    2. Tap "Order" in the toolbar and you can choose 5 types of display order
      ( unread/read, from, subject, sent date and received date ).
  • Change read message's background color grey. you can get it off in the setting screen.
  • Display name and label with address as result of searching, when you typing "To/Cc" in new message screen.
  • Search address by name when you typing "To/Cc" in new message screen.
  • Resize image size to as-is, 600*800, 480*640 and 240*320 when you attach a image to send. Each size depends on the ratio between height and width of the image.
  • Stretch the image to cover the whole attachment screen.
  • Pinch to zoom image on attachment screen.
  • Change image file name to "IMG + date".
  • Display received emoji even if it got garbled when you send.
  • Speed optimization of scrolling message list screen.
  • Change "address tap action" from button down to button release in message list screen.
  • Display folders that can't be "SELECT" command of IMAP.
  Fixed Problems
  • Displayed next next message after deleting top message in message screen.
  • Re-received message when the account is IMAP.
  • Received message that have already been deleted when the account is IMAP.
  • Added 2 messages to sent folder when you sent a message when the account is googlemail.com.
  • Didn't recognized "Posteingang" as inbox.

ver.1.6.1 (2/3/2010 released)

  Fixed Problems
  • Crashed while synchronizing folders with imap mail server.

ver.1.6.0 (26/2/2010 released)

  Improved Points
  • Display "To" address in Sent/Draft folder.
  • Reply to "Reply-to" when it's included.
  • Supports STARTTLS connection over IMAP.
  • Speed optimization of building folder tree of a new account.
  • Supports URL sheme(ibisMail://) to call ibisMail from other application.
  Fixed Problems
  • Crashed while synchronizing folders with imap mail server.
  • Crashed when imap mail server has more than 200 folders.
  • Crashed when you go to other screen while recieving messages.
  • Crashed when you go to other screen while moving or deleting messages.
  • Couldn't recognize specific folders other than English and Japanese.
  • Couldn't recognize [Google Mail] that was included in Gmail at UK or Germany.
  • Coundn't recognize inbox folder other than "INBOX".

ver.1.5.0 (12/12/2009 released)

  Improved Points
  • Speed optimization of receiving messages with POP.
  Fixed Problems
  • Proper default setting of Japanese Auto Detect.
  • Couldn't see attachments that were filtered with IMAP.
  • Crashed when you go to message screen while opening a attachment with IMAP.
  • Left one unread message when all messages were moved and deleted.
  • Send box had a message when that there is no message to send.
  • Rebuild index files when there is a message that can't be found.
  • Display indicator while deleting and moving messages on messages list screen.
  • Display indicator while deleting all messages on folder list screen.
  • Couldn't see attachments with a pop account when no body message was sent from specified mail service.
  • Replying a message, extra space was included like "< abc@example.com>".
  • Extra space was included when you tap a address button on message body screen.
  • Couldn't login when a password includes '\'.
  • Crashed while rotating.
  • Start at account list screen when the app crashed last time.
  • Support traditional Chinese, simplified Chinese and Korean.

ver.1.4.0 (08/06/2009 released)

  New Features
  • Japanese Auto Detect option.
  Fixed Problems And Improved Points
  • Bug about start-up password while inputting numbers.
  • Crashed when you input start-up password while bad connection.
  • Crasched when specified attachments were received with a IMAP accounts
  • Failed to recognize a folder that should be a file while uncompressing zip files.
  • False recognition of file name of attachments.
  • Crashed when return code of text files was CR only.
  • Optimize display speed of start-up password dialog.
  • Even if Subject and From were ascii, wrong format such as "=?us-ascii?~?=" was used when you send messages.
  • Tons of Crash reports.

ver.1.3.0 (07/10/2009 released)

  New Features
  • Send pictures(When you compose a message, you can choose images from photo library or use camera).
  • Forward attachments such as Image files, Office files, zip, pdf and etc.
  • Subscribe/unsubscribe setting of each folder in edit mode of folders list screen.(IMAP only)
  • Display setting of number of unread messages in each folder in edit mode of folders list screen.
  • Landscape setting.(all screens, compose message screen only, disabled)
  • Display TIFF files.
  • Support various language such as Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
  Fixed Problems And Improved Points
  • Optimize scroll speed of message body screen.
  • Font bleed.
  • Optimize display time of activity indicator.
  • Magnifying glass in compose message screen.
  • Optimize landscape animation in compose message screen.
  • Optimize changing messages in compose message screen with arrow button.
  • Clear button for subject field in cmpose message screen.
  • Change forcus to subject field when you tap return in emtpy address field.
  • Change forcus to body field when you tap return in subject field.
  • Optimize font size in message body screen.
  • Choosing a item in select address or address type, the item is decided when you tap out of the picker.
  • Optimize button height in compose message screen and message body screen.
  • Change font type to Arial in message body screen and text files.
  • Change font size of text files to the minimum font size of the settings.
  • Support return code of "CR only" in text files.
  • Change background color in compose message screen to gray.
  • Change font size of message body to the setting's.
  • Optimize the font size of address fields in compose message screen.
  • Change button type of From in compose message screen.
  • Clear keyboard when the picker is cleared in compose message screen.
  • Didn't return to the head of the scroll when you tap the status bar in message body screen.
  • Don't hide attachments when you set hide in message body screen.
  • Disable the icons when you choose a folder that can't be deleted or moved in edit mode of folders list screen.
  • Disable the filter icon when you choose inbox/sent/send/draft box in edit mode of folders list screen.
  • Change edit icon in edit mode of folders list screen.
  • Change reply icon in messages list screen.
  • Change keyboard tyep from "address" to "default" when you create a filtering rule.
  • Receive messages in the folder, when you tap the update button in messages list screen.
  • Displayed wrong number of unread messages.
  • Received messages in the previous folder first, when you move to other folder.(IMAP)
  • Changed the icon from check mark to folder's, when you choose a folder in edit mode of folders list screen.
  • Even if you set the first account off, From in new message was set the first account's address.
  • The background color of the label became white, when you switch on/off in edit mode of filter screen.(OS3.0)
  • Set the switch right alignment in smpts list screen, after you rotate the device.
  • Might have been wrong message number in the title bar in message body screen.
  • Moved messages with wrong UID.(particular IMAP server)
  • Failed to send message immediately after you input address with keyboard in compose message screen.
  • Couldn't save images, when you have never seen it.(IMAP)
  • Couldn't synchronize folders properly.(particular IMAP server)
  • Add inbox's subfolders to choose it for Sent/Draft/Trash folder in IMAP advance screen.
  • Don't synchronize the server in IMAP advanced screen, when you have never received messages.
  • Added 2 same messages to sent folder.(AOL)
  • Synchoronize the server in IMAP advanced screen, when Sent/Draft/Trash folder is a local's.
  • Saved same messages to draft folder.(AOL)
  • Tons of Crash reports.

ver.1.2.0 (05/01/2009 released)

  New Features
  • Uncompress zip files, that can be password-protected.(supports PKWARE ver.2 only.)
  • Start-up password.
  • Turn off/on(choose from samples) receiving and sending sounds.
  • STARTTLS with SMTP. (You can send messages from Hotmail!)
  • Self-signed certificates. (You can use accounts of your own server!)
  • Choose encoding type of text attachments.
  Fixed Problems And Improved Points
  • Decrease 0.05s for start-up time.
  • Displayed HTML source when the message has HTML only. -> Treat HTML as attachements.
  • Sent messages could be sent again. -> Stop synchronizing "Sent" folder any longer.
  • Didn't sync read and answered mark properly.
  • Couldn't tap OK button of a dialog of input folder's name when the screean was changed to landscape. -> Change "Return" of software keyboard to "Done".
  • Shown no message when it was failed to decode. -> Show encoded messages.
  • View size of big pictures wasn't change when you rotated the iPhone.
  • After checking messages with arrow button, the screen wasn't displayed properly when you rotated the iPhone.
  • When addresses of the new message are not empty, you can use the delete button instead of the add button.
  • Displayed the lines blue, when you tap the message body.
  • Includes ';' and '|' for URL cognition.(e.g. Google Map)
  • Didn't show extension of long file name.
  • Change the height of text field of input folder name from 25px to 28 px.
  • Display switches and text fields of settings to right alignment.
  • Some items of settings became selected(blue) without the need for.
  • Crashed log reporting system.
  • Some of html were displayed with too small font size. -> Change the width to 600px.
  • Garbled characters of HTML.(e.g. From YouTube, Apple) -> Put charset of MIME part before that of HTML. Fixed quoted-printable decoding.
  • Garbled characters of subject.
  • Check the response of EHLO command of SMTP for authentication.
  • Check properly if the server supports APOP or not.
  • Judged plural response from SMTP server as error.
  • Check properly PLAIN authentication of IMAP.
  • Don't create folders of IMAP that deny access.
  • Failed to login to IMAP server when the password or user is long.
  • Failed to receive messages after failure of moving messages.
  • Might not have saved authentication type after creating an account.
  • Change auth type to proper one when it have been saved wrongly.
  • Other mail softs may display header part in body when you saved messages as Drafts.
  • Crashed when you had many folders.(IMAP)
  • Failed to receive messages with IMAP servers whose response are different from those of normal.
  • Might not have received the latest messages that you set.(POP)
  • Might not have failed to interpret BODYSTRUCTURE.(IMAP)
  • Never received messages after it failed to receive a message once.
  • Crashed when it failed to check the termination of the response of IMAP server.-Lack exclusive control for NOOP and QUIT commands.(IMAP)
  • Change Message-ID properly.(SMTP)
  • Saved empty files when the message didn't have Content-Transfer-Encoding.
  • Might have treated body as attachment.
  • Didn't receive messages that didn't have Date in the header.
  • Might have failed to move messages for setting wrong UID.(IMAP)
  • Failed to receive messages after sorting while receiving.
  • Crashed while transiting to the screen to create new message.
  • Crashed when folder name was combination of ascii and the rest of characters such as umlaut or chinease character.
  • Didn't receive any new messages with some mail services.
  • Put some extra characters at the end of body with some mail services.
  • Treat as POP before SMTP when you create an new account and input empty for user and password of outgoing server.
  • Change time-out period from 20s to 60s except creating new accouts.
  • Failed to encode subject and become empty, when you send messages.
  • Crashed, when you sent messages whose body was empty.
  • Subject got garbled when you didn't tap return.
  • Couldn't select a folder on server once you had selected the local folder.
  • Tried to move message to a folder that was not actually on the server.
  • Crashed when message's UID is empty.(IMAP)
  • Crashed when you tried to input addresses for new message.

ver.1.0.1 (03/24/2009 Released)

  • Default language was changed from Japanease to English when the language resourse doesn't match the language of OS settings.
  • Optimization of getting message IDs to receive.( 10 times faster than before. POP and IMAP.)
  • Optimization of researching of messages to delete and to move.( IMAP )
  • Save the state of "Hide" button in the message screen.
  • Change Word complement function to OFF in some items like hostname.
  • Change automatic sleeping function to OFF while connecting.
  • Add inquiry message box( choose automatic login or manual setting ) after password or hostname error happend while creating new account.
  • Crashes while creating folder tree.( IMAP )
  • Crashes when IANA charset can not resolved.
  • Crashes when the header of a received message includes wrong charset.
  • Crashes of advanced settings screen of IMAP. When you have never received messages and have failed to login the server.
  • Failure of updating messages flag of IMAP.( BAD UID error )
  • Garbled of received messages in case of failure of analyzing "charset" or "content-transfer-encoding".
  • Use "us-ascii" for charset of the header of sending messages when it is written in Ascii character only.
  • Wrong message like "502.5.5.1 unrecognized command" even when sending messages were succeeded.
  • Support "AUTHENTICATION PLAIN" in login to IMAP server.
  • Deleted folders in synchronizing when IMAP's folders(Drafts, Sent, Deleted Mailbox) are on your iPhone( not on the server ).
  • Removed messages from sent folder while sending messages.
  • Could not read attachments after the message was moved.
  • Failed to analyze of the response for "SEARCH" command.( IMAP )
  • Forbid some operations about the folders when "NoInferior" stat is set. (IMAP only.)
  • Support messages that don't have body.
  • Failed to move message to sent folder after sending it.
  • Bugs of "Mailbox Behaviors" setting in advanced settings screen.( IMAP )
  • Judge whether the sent folder is on your iPhone after sending.( IMAP )
  • Change "SEARCH UNSEEN" command to "FETCH FLAGS" command.( IMAP )
  • Support error responses from servers such as "BAD", "No". ( IMAP )
  • Judge timeout while receiving messages.( IMAP )
  • remove extra responses from servers when plural command was executed on the block.( IMAP )
  • Optimization of using memory. ( no to cache message's body while recieving. )
  • Change timeout error messages to easy-to-understand.
  • Updated the accounts that is OFF when you update in the accounts screen.
  • Recognize the email address with dot.
  • Set proper incons of moving messges in the select folder screen.
  • Change position of cancel button in the select folder screen to the left while creating rules from the message.
  • Add confirmation message box when you delete rules.
  • Add "hostname:port number" to the message of timeout.
  • Add warning message when hostname or port is empty in the SMTP settings screen.
  • Change the left button's label from "Settings" to "Description" you have set.
  • Add "NOOP" command for maintaining the connection to the IMAP server.
  • Display server type, hostname and port number in the error message while creating new account.
  • Change "SEARCH XXX SINCE" command to "SEARCH XXX SENTSINCE" or "SEARCH XXX SENTBEFORE".
  • Autocomplete hostname to "imap.softbank.jp" or "smtp.softbank.jp" when the address is xxx@i.softbank.jp.
  • Failed to login.( aol.com, gmx.com, IMAP )
  • Failed to creat folder tree.( aol.com, zenbe.com, IMAP )
  • Failed to send messages.( aol.com, zenbe.com )
  • Failed to move messages with @aol.com.( IMAP )
  • Change "FECTH BODY[]" command to "FETCH BODY.PEEK[]".( IMAP )
  • Support the problems when the folders have samve UIDVALIDITY.( IMAP )
  • Failed to delete folders with @aol.com.( IMAP )
  • Deleted messages unexpectedly while updating messages. ( @lavabit.com, IMAP )

ver.1.0.0 (03/08/2009 released)

  • Initial version

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