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email_client_configuration [2020/03/26 17:25]
lhodges Update Address Book Instructions
email_client_configuration [2020/06/29 02:54] (current)
fschwarzinger [Thunderbird]
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 //Using smtp.olin.edu or smtps.olin.edu for this configuration is no longer supported, and may stop working at any point.// //Using smtp.olin.edu or smtps.olin.edu for this configuration is no longer supported, and may stop working at any point.//
 ====Thunderbird==== ====Thunderbird====
-==Address Book=== +===Email=== 
-To set up your address book, you will need to install a couple add-ons. Go to** Tools*** **-> Add-ons**, **Extensions** tab, search ​for //tbsync//. In the new window click **+ Add to Thunderbird** to the right of the option **TbSync**. Thunderbird will download the add-on, then ask if you want to install it; click **Install**. Search for //exchange activesync//​ and follow the same instructions to install **Provider for Exchange ActiveSync**.+  - Create a new account.  
 +  - Type in your ''​name'',​ ''​e-mail address'',​ and ''​password''​.  
 +    * Thunderbird will attempt to auto-detect some settings (you can stop this).  
 +    * Make sure the **Incoming mail** account is set to **IMAP** (vs. POP),  
 +  - Select **Manual setup...** and use the information from the **IMAP Settings** section below. 
 +===Address Book and Calendar=== 
 +To set up your address book or calendar, you will need to install a couple add-ons. Go to** Tools*** **-> Add-ons**, **Extensions** tab. Take note if there is an add-on named **Lightning** under **Manage Your Extensions**you will need this later. Search ​for //tbsync//. In the new window click **+ Add to Thunderbird** to the right of the option **TbSync**. Thunderbird will download the add-on, then ask if you want to install it; click **Install**. Search for //exchange activesync//​ and follow the same instructions to install **Provider for Exchange ActiveSync**. If **Lightning** is not already installed, search for //​lightning//​ and follow the same instructions and install it.
  
 *//If you don't see the top bar that contains **Tools**, hit Alt//. *//If you don't see the top bar that contains **Tools**, hit Alt//.
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 Click **Add account**. In the **Synchronization status** tab, check to **Enable and synchronize this account**. This will bring up a list of what you can sync -- check **Contacts**,​ and check whatever calendars you want to access. At the bottom of the window, click **Synchronize now**. Wait for the status next to each option you checked to read OK, then close the window and restart Thunderbird. Click **Add account**. In the **Synchronization status** tab, check to **Enable and synchronize this account**. This will bring up a list of what you can sync -- check **Contacts**,​ and check whatever calendars you want to access. At the bottom of the window, click **Synchronize now**. Wait for the status next to each option you checked to read OK, then close the window and restart Thunderbird.
-===Calendar=== 
- 
-  * Finally, you'll want the "​Lightning"​ extension for Thunderbird. 
-  * Next, install this extension: ​ 
- 
-[[https://​addons.mozilla.org/​af/​thunderbird/​addon/​provider-for-microsoft-exchang/​]] 
-  *  Make a new calendar, choose **Microsoft Exchange**, and type in a URL like the following: ''​%%https://​MILKYWAY\%%[your username here]@webmail.olin.edu/​EWS/​Exchange.asmx''​ 
- 
-===Email=== 
-  - Create a new account. ​ 
-  - Type in your ''​name'',​ ''​e-mail address'',​ and ''​password''​. ​ 
-    * Thunderbird will attempt to auto-detect some settings (you can stop this). ​ 
-    * Make sure the **Incoming mail** account is set to **IMAP** (vs. POP),  
-  - Select **Manual setup...** and use the information below. 
 ====IMAP Settings ==== ====IMAP Settings ====