This document details how to setup a WildcatMail account for access using IMAP in Thunderbird.
Enable IMAP using the Web interface
If you have not done so already, Enable IMAP for WildcatMail before setting up IMAP access in Entourage.
Set your IMAP password
If you haven't used IMAP with your WildcatMail power by Google you'll need to set your IMAP password.
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.
Create an Outgoing Server
Click on Tools and then Account Settings. In the new window, click on the Add button.
Enter the following information
Make sure to activate the TLS if available button for the secure connection
Change the port to 587
Click OK to confirm changes and return to the Account Settings window.
Create a new Email Account
In the Account Settings window, click on the Add Account button.
Select Email account and then continue
Enter your username and email address
Select the IMAP option and enter in imap.gmail.com as the incoming server
Enter your username and click continue
Enter the username for the WildcatMail account and hit continue
The Email account setup is complete. Click done to return to the Account Settings
Change Server Settings
In Server Settings, check the SSL button under Secure Settings
Congratulations, you have successfully set up Thunderbird to access your WildcatMail account.