This is the manual page of hikyaku free email, webmail version. If you need to send or receive Japanese email without
any possibility to process Japanese characters, please go to the manual page of
applet version of hikyaku mailer.
This is the first version of the program and consequently it may contain several bugs. For this reason,
if you need to send or receive an important letter, we recommend not to use this
program: we cannot guarantee it.
If you don't know our service, please connect to our main page to learn it.
If you have encountered any problems by using our program, please post your message onto
our Japanese forum or
look at Frequently asked questions.
If you have not yet got a free e-mail account of hikyaku,
go to Creating hikyaku mailbox
and follow the instruction there.
You will receive an user name and its password at your current e-mail address.
Once you've got a mail account, go to the main page of hikyaku and input username and password
on the left corner above. If you wish those data saved, check "Save password" box, then click on "Login".
Next time, all the data will be automatically filled by clicking on "Username" field.
Once logged in, you can see all the mail headers with sender's name, sent date and subject.
The default encoding method is "unicide" that should allow to display most of the language characters
on the same page.
By clicking on a subject link, you can see the content of each message.
The display will be automatically adapted to the encoding method specified in the message header.
Otherwise the default encoding method, "unicode" will be used. Nevertheless,
many messages are circulating in the internet without specifying any encoding method.
So you may have to choose manually the encoding method like below.
Click on "Compose" button from the message header list after having selected the correct encoding method like above.
Then, input all the necessary information like below on the composition form.
Please never try to change the encoding method after having
filled up the form. Otherwise, all the input data will be clean up!
Click on check box of the messages that you wish to delete from the message header list.
"Check All" button
allows to check all the messages while "Uncheck All" allows to cancel all the checks.
Click on "Delete" button, then confirm your selection by logging out from your mail account.
Otherwise click on "List" button to return back.