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Configure Mozilla Thunderbird for Mac

If this is the first time you’ve opened Thunderbird, you may be prompted to Import Settings and Mail folders from… Press Cancel to continue the configuration process.

  1. Click Tools and Account Settings
  2. Click Add Account from below the column on the left
  3. Highlight Email account and click Continue
  4. Enter your name as you would like it to appear on messages that you send
  5. Enter your e-mail address
  6. Select IMAP as the type of incoming server you are using
  7. In the Incoming Server field, type imap.ndsu.nodak.edu
  8. In the Outgoing Server field, type smtp.ndsu.nodak.edu
  9. Click Continue
  10. Make sure your electronic ID (usually firstname.lastname) is in the Incoming User Name and the Outgoing User name fields
  11. Click Continue
  12. In the Account Name field, enter a descriptive name (e.g. NDSU e-mail)
  13. Click Continue
  14. Verify your account information and then click Done
  15. Select Server Settings from the column on the left
  16. In the Port filed, type 993
  17. Under Security Settings select SSL
  18. Select Outgoing Server (SMTP) from the column on the left
  19. Click the Edit button
  20. In the Description field, type a descriptive name for your account (e.g. NDSU e-mail)
  21. In the Port field, type 587
  22. Check the box next to Use name and password
  23. In the User Name field type your electronic ID (Usually firstname.lastname)
  24. Under Use secure connection, select TLS
  25. Click OK
  26. Click OK

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Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014 11:11:04 AM