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How to start using Mozilla Thunderbird

You are able to use your school mail account (the one that lies in the cloud services) also on your local computer, using e.g. Thunderbird. Mozilla Thunderbird is an easy to use e-mail application and it is also free of charge. You may download it from http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/.

Taking Thunderbird into use

When you launch Thunderbird for the first time, enter the information that is asked for in fields of the Mail Account Setup window. Give your e-mail address in this form: uname@students.oamk.fi. For security reasons do not check the “Remember password” option. When you are ready, choose Continue.

[IMG 01: Installing]

The program will suggest you certain settings, but NB: these are not correct!

Choose Manual config.

[IMG 02: Settings]

Use this information when you fill in the settings:

Incoming

– Server hostname: pod51016.outlook.com
– Port: 993
– SSL: SSL
– Authentication: Normal password

Outgoing

– Server hostname: pod51016.outlook.com
– Port: 587
– SSL: STARTTLS
– Authentication: Normal password

[IMG 03: Settings]

Now click Done and you have added your new account to Thunderbird.


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