Google@SAS Configuration for Thunderbird

Google@SAS

1. The first time you run Thunderbird, this dialog will automatically open.

Choose the option to use your existing email account

If this is not the first time you have run Thunderbird, you can get to the dialog by going to the tools menu, selecting "Account Settings..." and clicking the "Add Account" button in the bottom left corner of the window. Make sure the "Add Mail Account..." option is selected and click Next.

Go to Tools / Account Settings / Add Mail Account...

2. Enter your name, as you would like it be appear on the emails that you send. Enter your full SAS email address and Google@SAS password. Click Continue.

Enter your name, email address, and email password

3. After clicking Continue, click the option for Manual config once it appears.

Click Manual Config.

4. Enter the Server hostnames for the incoming server, imap.googlemail.com, and the outgoing server, smtp.googlemail.com.  Enter your full SAS email address as the Username. Click Re-Test. The server information will be populated. Click Done. The account will be created and you will be taken to your Inbox.

Enter the server information, per the screenshot, and click Re-test

If you find that you are still having trouble please use our help form for students, or the help form for faculty.