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To set up Thunderbird for IMAP, perform the following steps:
- In Thunderbird, select File / New / Mail Account
- In the Your name box, enter your first and last name. This is the name that will appear in
the From field of messages you send.
- In the Email address box, enter your entire email address (e.g., myname@Reagan.com).
- In the Password box, enter the password for your email account
- Click the Continue button.
- Thunderbird will attempt to automatically detect account settings, click the Stop button
- Under Editing Config, enter the following information:
- Username—Enter your entire email address (e.g., myname@Reagan.com).
- Incoming—Enter the secure server name: secure.emailsrvr.com
- Outgoing—Enter the secure server name: secure.emailsrvr.com
- Note: If you have already configured an outgoing server for another account, the previously established Outgoing will be displayed. This can be changed after setup by going to Tools/ Account Settings/ Outgoing Server (SMTP).
- Click the POP / IMAP drop-down menu and select IMAP.
- Enter the incoming port number 993, and select SSL/TLS in the security dropdown menu.
- Enter the outgoing / SMTP port number 465, and select SSL/TLS in the security drop-down menu.
- Click the Re-test Configuration button.
- After Thunderbird verifies the account information, click The Create Account button.