How to Install and Configure Thunderbird
 for The College of Science and Math’s Email


1.)   To install Thunderbird go to and Click on download the latest version of Thunderbird



Save the file to the desktop.

Once the download is completed run the program and Click “Next

Choose the “I Accept” option at the Software Agreement page and Click “Next

Choose the standard installation and Click “Next”

After the program is installed it will give you the option to launch thunderbird, make sure this is selected and Click “Finish


If an import wizard pops up, select “Don’t Import Anything” and Click “Next


2.) Next you will now configure you account.


The account wizard should pop up. Select the “Email account Option” and Click “Next










Fill out what you want your outgoing email name to be as well as your email address and Click “Next






















Next you will enter the server settings for the pegasus email server.

The type of incoming server will be IMAP the incoming server is “

The name of the outgoing server will be “

Click “Next

Enter in the your login information, for pegasus the Incoming User Name and Outgoing User Name will be your account login .

Click “Next























Use the default setting for the Account Name.

Click “Next

The next window displays a summary of the information you just entered.

Verify that the information is correct and Click “Finish




3.) Next you need to configure Thunderbird’s outgoing email.


Open Thunderbird, if you are asked if you want to make this program your default mail application select “Do not display this dialog again”

Click “Yes














On the menu bar go to Tools and select Account Settings.






















Select “Outgoing Server (SMTP)

Under “User secure connection:

switch the connection from “No” to “TLS, if available”

Click “Ok























You are now configured to send and receive Pegasus email through Thunderbird