Thunderbird Email Setup

step1
  • Launch Thunderbird and click on Tools, Account Settings, Account Actions and Add mail account.
  • If it is a new Thunderbird setup, you will be prompted for this by default.
step2
  • Type in your name, email address and password. Then press Continue.
  1. Change the incoming server: mailhost.utsc.utoronto.ca
    1. Change the account type to: IMAP
    2. Change the port number to: 143
    3. Change the security type to: STARTTLS
  2. Change the outgoing server: postbox.utsc.utoronto.ca
    1. Change the port number to: 587
    2. Change the security type to: STARTTLS
  • Re-test the configuration. You will end with the green and orange indicators shown here. Now press Create Account.
  • step3
    • Click on Tools, Account Settings and select Outgoing server (SMTP) from the left column. Select postbox.utsc.utoronto.ca and click on Edit.
    • Change the port number to: 587
    • Change the security to: STARTTLS
    • Change authentication to: Normal Password
    • Type in your UTSCID in the “User Name” field