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  1. Start Mozilla Thunderbird (if not already running).
  2. From the menu bar at the top of the Mozilla Thunderbird screen, select Tools > Account Settings.
  3. At the Account Settings window, click the Add Account button.
  4. In the Account Wizard, enter the following, clicking the Next button after each screen:
    1. Select type of account you would like to set up: E-mail account
    2. Your Name (as you would like it to appear on your outgoing mail)
    3. E-mail Address (
    4. Select the type of incoming server you are using: IMAP
    5. Incoming Server: POD51000.OUTLOOK.COM
    6. Outgoing Server:
    7. Incoming User Name (your
    8. Outgoing User Name (your NetID)
    9. Account Name: change to SUmail (IMAP)
    10. At the Congratulations screen, verify your settings and then click the Finish button
  5. if correct (or click "Back" to make changes)
  6. At the Account Settings window, click Outgoing Server (SMTP) in the left column, then
    click the Edit button on the right.
  7. On the SMTP Server window, under "Use Secure Connection," select SSL and then click the OK button.
  8. Expand the MyMail SUmail settings by clicking the plus (plus) sign if it is not already expanded. Highlight "Server Settings" and click the radio button to enable SSL under "Security Settings"
  9. At the Account Settings window, click OK to close.
  10. At the main Thunderbird screen, in the Folders list on the left-hand side, click on the Inbox icon under SUmail (IMAP).
  11. At the Mail Server Password Required prompt, type your NetID password, check the box in front of "Use Password Manager" to remember this password (if desired), and click the OK button to connect and download your SUmail.