Bates Email Setup for Thunderbird

Make sure that your Thunderbird is up to date before you begin this process. Download the latest version of Thunderbird.

1. Open Thunderbird

2. Go to the Tools menu and down to Account Settings

3. On the left hand side, at the bottom of the window, click on Account Actions

4. Click Add Mail Account

5. Enter your full name, your Bates email address and your Bates network password. Click Continue.

6. Thunderbird will not be able to find the proper settings for your account automatically. Click on the Manual Setup button and put in the following settings.

Incoming: IMAP

Server Host Name: imap.gmail.com

Port: 993

SSL: SSL/TLS (Should change automatically when you enter the port number)

Authentication: Normal Password

Outgoing: SMTP

Server Host Name: smtp.gmail.com

Port: 465

SSL: SSL/TLS (Should change automatically when you enter the port number)

Authentication: Normal Password

Username: Your full Bates email address

7. Click Create Account

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