Sanjoy Roy

[MCM, MCP, SCJP] – Senior PHP Programmer

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Gmail Account Setting for Thunderbird Webmail Client


Note: if you’re using an older version of Thunderbird, we highly recommend upgrading to version 2.0.

To set up your Thunderbird client to work with Gmail:

  1. Enable IMAP in Gmail. Make sure you click Save Changes when you’re done.
  2. Open Thunderbird, and select Tools > Account Settings.
  3. Click Add Account.
  4. Select the Email account radio button and click Next. The Identity screen appears.
  5. Enter your full name in the Your Name field. Enter your Gmail address (username@gmail.com) in the Email Address field, and click Next. Google Apps users, enter your full address in the format username@your_domain.com
  6. Select IMAP as the type of incoming server you are using. Enter imap.gmail.com in the Incoming Server field.
  7. Set the Outgoing Server to smtp.gmail.com and click Next.
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