E-mail - Mozilla Thunderbird configuration

E-mail - Mozilla Thunderbird configuration for students

Configuration for students on the Office 365 environment (Exchange)

  • Navigate to Extra - Account Settings - Account actions
  • Remove the old IMAP (Cyrus) account if it is still configured.
  • Add Mail Account.
  • Fill in your name, e-mail address and your UGent password. Click 'Next'.
    Thunderbird will try to retrieve the settings for the incoming and outgoing mail server.
  • Check if 'IMAP' is selected. Next click 'Manual config'
  • Fill in or select or select the following settings
  • Incoming: IMAP

    • Servername: outlook.office365.com
    • Port: 993
    • Security: SSL/TLS
    • Authentication: your UGent password

    Outgoing: SMTP

    • Servername: smtp.office365.com
    • Port: 587 Security: STARTTLS or Port: 465 Security: SSL/TLS
    • Authentication: your UGent password
  • Username: your UGent e-mail address
  • Click 'Finish'.