Thunderbird Setup Instructions
Step 1: Open Thunderbird. If this is the first time you are opening it, choose “Don’t import anything”, and then click next.
Step 2: Select “E-mail account”, then click Next
Step 3: Where it says Your Name: enter your full name and for E-mail Address: NPCUID@newpaltz.edu. Then click Next.
Step 4: Make sure to select IMAP for the type of incoming mail server. Selecting POP could cause loss of mail.
For Incoming Server: Enter imap.newpaltz.edu
For Outgoing Server: Enter smtp.newpaltz.edu.
Then click Next.
Step 5: Make sure that your NPCUID is entered where it says “Incoming User Name” and “Outgoing User Name” Then click next.
Step 6: Enter an Account Name. You may leave the default or enter as shown below. Click Next.
Step 7: Click Finish.
You will need to enter a password when sending e-mails. You can set Thunderbird to remember your password.