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Thunderbird IconThunderbird IMAP Configuration

This document details how to setup a WildcatMail account for access using IMAP in Thunderbird.

  1. Enable IMAP using the Web interface
    If you have not done so already, Enable IMAP for WildcatMail before setting up IMAP access in Entourage.
  2. Set your IMAP password
    If you haven't used IMAP with your WildcatMail power by Google you'll need to set your IMAP password.
  3. Open Thunderbird
    Thunderbird is available for download here.
    If the user has not created a Thunderbird account, a wizard will pop up to set up the account. Exit out of this wizard. This will bring you to the main thunderbird startup.
  4. Create an Outgoing Server
    Click on Tools and then Account Settings. In the new window, click on the Add button.
    Outgoing Mail Servers
    • Enter the following information
    • Make sure to activate the TLS if available button for the secure connection
    • Change the port to 587
      The Outgoing Server name is smtp.gmail.com in this Outgoing Server Window
    • Click OK to confirm changes and return to the Account Settings window.
  5. Create a new Email Account
    In the Account Settings window, click on the Add Account button.
    • Select Email account and then continue
      The New Account wizard will configure new email accounts
    • Enter your username and email address
      Account Name and Address Information
    • Select the IMAP option and enter in imap.gmail.com as the incoming server
      Server information window
    • Enter your username and click continue
      User Name window
    • Enter the username for the WildcatMail account and hit continue
      Account name window
    • The Email account setup is complete. Click done to return to the Account Settings
      Mozilla now Congratulates us for setting up an account, even though it doesn't work yet.
  6. Change Server Settings
    In Server Settings, check the SSL button under Secure Settings
    The Account Settings Window now displays many options pertaining to the new IMAP account

    Congratulations, you have successfully set up Thunderbird to access your WildcatMail account.