Thunderbird: IMAP Configuration

These instructions work for Thunderbird versions 10+ for both Mac and Windows.

  1. Select the Tools tab.
  2. Select Account Setting.
  3. Add the following:
  4. Your name: Name appears in your account.
  5. Email Address: Ex. abc5000@psu.edu
  6. Click Server Settings.
  7. Add the following:
    1. Server name: email.psu.edu
    2. Port: 993
    3. User Name: Access Account UserID (Ex. abc5000)
    4. Security Settings: SSL/TLS
    5. Authentication method: Normal Password
  8. Click Outgoing Server.
  9. Add the following:
    1. Server Name: authsmtp.psu.edu
    2. Port: 587
    3. Connection security: STARTTTLS
    4. Authentication method: Normal Password
    5. User Name: Access Account UserID (Ex. abc5000)
  10. Click Ok.
  11. Click Ok.

 

Service Now Article: KB0010050

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