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Getting started with calendar in Thunderbird with add-on pack

This guide explains how to set up your UCL calendar with Thunderbird add-on pack.

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Instructions

1. Select the File menu and then select New > Calendar…

Fig 1. Location of the Calendar option

Fig 1. Location of the Calendar option
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2. Now select On the Network option and click Next.

Fig 2. Location of the on the network option

Fig 2. Location of the on the network option
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3. Select Microsoft Exchange 2007/2010/2013 and click Next.

Fig 3. Location of the Microsoft Exchange option

Fig 3. Location of the Microsoft Exchange option
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4. Type in a name for your UCL calendar e.g. UCL calendar. Click Next.

Fig 4. Illustration of entering a new calendar name

Fig 4. Illustration of entering a new calendar name
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5. Check the Use Exchange’s autodiscovery function check box and then click the Perform autodiscovery button.

Fig 5. Location of autodiscovery options

Fig 5. Location of autodiscovery options
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6. You will be prompted to enter your account password before Thunderbird attempts to find your calendar. Enter your UCL email password and then click OK.

Fig 6. Password box

Fig 6. Password box
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7. Your EWS server location should be https://outlook.office365.com/EWS/Exchange.asmx. Check that this is correct and click Select.

Fig 7. EWS server location box

Fig 7. EWS server location box
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8. Click Next again to confirm the details are correct and create the calendar.

Fig 8. Confirm the details window

Fig 8. Confirm the details window
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9. Your calendar should now have successfully created your calendar. Click Finish.

Fig 9. Location of the Finish button

Fig 9. Location of the Finish button
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10. To open your calendar, select Events and Tasks from the menu bar and select Calendar.

Fig 10. Location of the Calendar option

Fig 10. Location of the Calendar option
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11. You should now see your UCL Calendar in Thunderbird.

Fig 11. Example of a calendar in Thunderbird

Fig 11. Example of a calendar in Thunderbird
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