The University of Arizona

arizona.edu

Configure Thunderbird to work with UAConnect

  1. Open Thunderbird.
  2. Click the button at the top right of Thunderbird with three horizontal bars in it. When the mouse pointer hovers over the button it displays the text Display the Thunderbird Menu.
  3. Move the mouse pointer to hover over Options....
  4. Click on Account Settings....

You now have a choice to make. If you have an account configured you may choose to edit its settings or you may add a new account. The choice is yours; however, be careful not to delete any of your mail or mail folders if you have a POP account configured.

Add Mail Account

  1. At the bottom left click Account Actions.
  2. Click Add Mail Account....
  3. Enter your name as you would like it to appear on outgoing messages.
  4. Enter your email address. This is the email address you selected on the email survey to be your outgoing email address.
  5. Enter your NetID password.
  6. Click Continue.
  7. Change the server settings to these values:
               | Server hostname            | Port | SSL      | Authentication
---------------|----------------------------|------|----------|---------------
Incoming: IMAP | mail.catnet.arizona.edu    | 993  | SSL/TLS  | Normal password
Outgoing: SMTP | smtpgate.email.arizona.edu | 587  | STARTTLS | Normal password
Username:      | [Your NetID]               |      |          |
  1. Click Re-test. If all the settings you entered are correct the Done button will change from gray to black text.
  2. Click Done.