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How to set up Thunderbird

  1. From the menu on the top right, click "Options" → "Account Settings".

  2. Click "Account Action"→"Add Mail Account"

  3. Enter the required information and click "Manual config".

  4. Enter the required information and click "Re-test".
    • Incoming (IMAP)
      Server hostname:imap.gmail.com
      Port:993
      SSL:SSL/TLS
      Authentication:Autodetect
    • Outgoing
      Server hostname:smtp.gmail.com
      Port:465
      SSL:SSL/TLS
      Authentication:Autodetect
    • Username:Your email address("Student ID"@m.mie-u.ac.jp)

  5. Select the authentication method as "OAuth2" again. Click “Done”.

  6. The Google authentication screen is displayed. Enter your email account to log in.

  7. Click "Allow"

  8. Click "OK"

    If you get an error message when you click "OK"

    If the existing account name of Thunderbird and the account name being set are the same, the following message will be displayed.


    Change the "Account name" and click the"OK".
    ("Account name" is the display name of the account information.)

  9. The setting is completed. Please check the sending and receiving of mail.