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Please select "IMAP".
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Please select "IMAP".<br>
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Then for incoming server, type "imap.engr.ucsb.edu" without quotes.
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Then for incoming server, type "imap.engr.ucsb.edu" without quotes.<br>
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For outgoing server, type "smtp.engr.ucsb.edu" without quotes.
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For outgoing server, type "smtp.engr.ucsb.edu" without quotes.<br>
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Click "Next" to move to the next page.
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Next screen will ask for your username:
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[[Image:acc_wiz_user_names.png]]
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Both, incoming and outgoing usernames are the same and are the first part of your email address.<br>
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For example, if your email address is jsmith@engineering.ucsb.edu, your username is jsmith (without @engineering.ucsb.edu)
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Next screen will ask for account name:
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[[Image:acc_wiz_acc_name.png]]
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This is up to you, feel free to leave it at default value.

Revision as of 21:21, 4 August 2008

If you already know how to set up Thunderbird and just need server info, please click here.Email settings for Thunderbird

When you start Thunderbird for the first time, you will see a screen similar to this:

Image:import_wizard.png

Leave it at "Don't import anything" and click "Next" unless you want to import settings from another program.


Account wizard will then come up to create a new account:

Image:account_wizard.png

Leave "Email account" checked and click "Next".


Next screen will ask for your name and email information:

Image:acc_wiz_identity.png

Type your full name and your full email address in the appropriate fields.


Next screen will ask for server information:

Image:acc_wiz_server_info.png

Please select "IMAP".
Then for incoming server, type "imap.engr.ucsb.edu" without quotes.
For outgoing server, type "smtp.engr.ucsb.edu" without quotes.
Click "Next" to move to the next page.

Next screen will ask for your username:

Image:acc_wiz_user_names.png

Both, incoming and outgoing usernames are the same and are the first part of your email address.
For example, if your email address is jsmith@engineering.ucsb.edu, your username is jsmith (without @engineering.ucsb.edu)


Next screen will ask for account name: Image:acc_wiz_acc_name.png This is up to you, feel free to leave it at default value.

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