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03.02.01 Thunderbird Configuration

To configure Thunderbird to access your UCAR Gmail account, do the following:

  • Select Tools/Account Settings. At the bottom of the panel click on Account Actions and select Add Mail Account.



  • A new account wizard will come up enter your name, email address, and password. Thunderbird can typically figure out Gmail settings, but if not, continue with manual configuration.



  • Select manual configuration.



  • Incoming server settings. (The image below is just an example of the window you will see, use the settings listed below)

  • Server Name: imap.googlemail.com
  • port: 993
  • Connection Security: SSL/TLS
  • Authentication: Normal password - Use your UCAS password to login.



  • Outgoing Server (SMTP) settings are as follows:

  • Server Name: smtp.googlemail.com
  • Port: 465
  • Connection Security: SSL/TLS
  • Authentication: Normal password - Use your full e-mail address for the username and your UCAS password.
  • Select create account.

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