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Configuration Settings for Thunderbird 3

Follow the instructions below to set up IMAP access in Thunderbird 3.0.

  1. Open Thunderbird, and select Tools > Account Settings.
  2. Click Account Actions and choose Add Mail Account....
  3. Enter your full name in the Your Name field. Enter your CHASS Email address (username@chass.utoronto.ca) in the Email Address field. Enter your CHASS Email password in the Password field, and click Continue.

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  4. Thunderbird will now try to detect your settings, once it is finished click on the Manual Setup.

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  5. Enter 'cmail.chass.utoronto.ca' in the Server Name field. Enter '993' in the Port field. In the Security Settings section enter 'SSL/TLS' for the Connection Security field.

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  6. Select Outgoing Server (SMTP) and then choose edit.
  7. Enter 'cmail.chass.utoronto.ca' in the Server Name field. Enter '465' in the Port field. Enable a Use name and password under Security and Authentication. Enter your CHASS Email address (username@chass.utoronto.ca) in the User Name field. Select 'SSL/TLS' for the Connection Security field, and click ok.

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  8. The image below is of the saved settings for the Outgoing Server (SMTP), click Ok to save the account.

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