Knowledgebase: Google Apps
Setup Google Apps Email account in Thunderbird 2.0
Posted by - NA - on 22 February 2011 03:36 PM
Issue

Need to configure your Google Apps email account into your Thunderbird 2.0


Symptoms

None


Cause

None


Workaround

STEP 1: Open Thunderbird.

STEP 2: Click the Tools menu, and select Account Settings.

STEP 3: Click the Add Account button to launch Account Wizard.

STEP 4:
Fill in all necessary fields to include the following information:
Your Name: Enter your name as you would like it to appear in the Your Name column.
Email Address: Enter your full email address (username@yourdomain.com)

STEP 5: Select POP as the type of incoming server you're using and enter the server information as follows, then click Next

Incoming Server: pop.gmail.com
Outgoing Server: smtp.gmail.com

STEP 6: Enter your full email address in the format 'username@yourdomain.com' in both the Incoming User Name: and Outgoing User Name: fields, then click Next.

STEP 7: Name your account in the Account Name: field, if desired. Click Next, then click Finish.

STEP 8: On the Server Settings tab in the Account Settings window, change the Port: to '995'

STEP 9: Under User secure connection:, select SSL

STEP 10: Verify that the box next to "Leave messages on server" is unchecked, then click OK.


Additional Information

- Configuring Mail Clients for Google Apps

- If you are unable to perform the steps, kindly issue a ticket to our Support Team

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