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Einrichtung von Thunderbird

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Email Server Settings

For general information see the Mozilla Support page for Thunderbird, or the Manual Account Configuration page

PROXY settings

go to Edit -> Preferences -> Advanced -> Network & Disk Space -> Settings..(Connection)

and configure Automatic:

Incoming IMAP


Encryption: SSL/TLS on Port: 993

Authentication: normal password

Outgoing SMTP


Encryption: STARTTLS on Port: 587

Authentication: normal password

Thunderbird KIP-Email Setup

  • After the first time you start Thunderbird, the "Welcome to Thunderbird" window appears.

There you may klick the "Skip this and use my existing email" button.

  • In the next window klick the "Manual config" button to get the following window,

where you can setup the configuration of your email-client as follows:


You can also install Lightning a Thunderbird-Calendar or integrate LDAP directory

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