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Configure Thunderbird on your PC

  • In Thunderbird click on Tools and Account Settings
Setting up Thunderbird on your own computer 1
  • Click on Add Account
Setting up Thunderbird on your own computer 2
  • Select Email account
  • Click on Next
Setting up Thunderbird on your own computer 3
  • Enter your details into the spaces provided
  • Make sure that you substitute 'Joe Bloggs' with your own details!
  • Click on Next
Setting up Thunderbird on your own computer 4
  • Enter the appropriate server settings depending on if you are working within UCL or from outside UCL. (The above example shows the settings you would use if working from within UCL)
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  • If you already have an account set up within Thunderbird then it will use this SMTP server. Otherwise, please see settings in the box above.
  • Click on Next
Setting up Thunderbird on your own computer 5
  • Enter your UCL userid next to Incoming User Name.
    Make sure this is your UCL userid (eg ucaaxxx) and not your e-mail address.
  • Click on Next
Setting up Thunderbird on your own computer 6
  • Enter a name that you would like the account to be called e.g UCL E-mail
  • Click on Next
Setting up Thunderbird on your own computer 7
  • Check all of the details you entered are correct (the screen shot above is only an example, your details may be different depending on the server settings you have chosen)
  • When you are happy with the settings click on Finish