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Mozilla Thunderbird

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The following instructions will assist you in adding your @unr.edu email address into Mozilla Thunderbird.

If the computer does not connect to your email, please contact the OIT Support Center.

Accessing Your Employee Email Account in Mozilla Thunderbird

  1. If the program has no email accounts connected, you will be prompted to enter your account information in the Set Up an Existing Email Account window. Once your  information has been entered, click on Continue. 

    Screenshot of the Mozilla Thunderbird add account window with a red box around the Continue button and a red arrow around the Continue button.

  2. The next widow will have the account settings listed. Verify that the following information is present.  If the information is correct, click Done.

    IMAP (remote folders)

    Incoming: IMAP, imap-mail.outlook.com, SSL
    Outgoing: SMTP, smtp-mail.outlook.com, STARTTLS
    Username: your @unr.edu email address

    Screenshot of the Set Up an Existing Email Account with a red box around the Done button and a red arrow pointing towards the Done button.


  3. The System Integration window will appear to ask you if you would like to set Mozilla Thunderbird as the default email program. Select Set as Default if you would like the program to be your default. Select Skip Integration if you don't want Mozilla Thunderbird to be your default. 

    Screenshot of the Mozilla Thunderbird System Integration window with a red box around the Skip Integration button.
  4. Your email account is now ready to use!

If you have any issues accessing your Employee Email from Mozilla Thunderbird, please contact the OIT Support Center.

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