1. Launch Thunderbird. If you are starting Thunderbird for the first time, the setup wizard will guide you through setting up your account. If you have used Thunderbird previously to access a mail account, or if the Account Wizard does not launch automatically, select> from the menu bar.
2. Within the Account Settings pane, select.
3. Enter the information as you are prompted into the appropriate fields, including your name, email address (as it is listed in the campus directory http://dir.unc.edu), your user name (Onyen) and password (Onyen password).
a. The type of incoming sever is IMAP.
b. The incoming (IMAP) server name: outlook.unc.edu
c. The outgoing (SMTP) server name: smtp.unc.edu
4. Clickto save your account.
Outgoing Server Email Encryption Configuration Instructions
In order to set up TLS please use port 587 and click the radio button to the left of TLS under Use Secure Connection. For Thunderbird 3.0.6+, for Connection Security, please choose STARTTLS.