Setting Up Thunderbird

Forewords

This is one of a series of posts where I document some configurations for various software that I use. This post, which is meant for personal reference, documents email configurations for Thunderbird.

QQ Mail / Foxmail

  • Incoming mail server: imap.qq.com:993, use SSL/TLS for connection security
  • Outgoing mail server: smtp.qq.com:465, use SSL/TLS for connection security
  • User name: user (for qq.com) or [email protected] (for foxmail.com)
  • Password: login to QQ mail web service, then go to “settings” - “account”, click “generate authorization key”, and use that key as password.

SYSU Mail

  • Incoming mail server: imap.exmail.qq.com:993, use SSL/TLS for connection security
  • Outgoing mail server: smtp.exmail.qq.com:465, use SSL/TLS for connection security
  • User name: [email protected]
  • Password: (user password)

Chinatelecom Mail

  • Incoming mail server: imap.chinatelecom.cn:993, use SSL/TLS for connection security
  • Outgoing mail server: smtp.chinatelecom.cn:465, use SSL/TLS for connection security
  • User name: [email protected]
  • Password: (user password)

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