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Configure Windows Email Clients for UBmail (Central Email)

Read step-by-step instructions for Outlook 2013, Outlook 2010 or Thunderbird for your Windows operating system.

Instructions

Outlook 2013 or 2010

If you do not already have it, download Microsoft Outlook 2010.

  1. Launch Microsoft Outlook 2010.
  2. Select Info on the File tab.
  3. Click Add Account.
  4. Select Manually configure server settings of additional server types.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Select Internet E-mail Settings and click Next.
  7. For Internet E-mail Settings dialogue:
    • Enter your first and last name for Your Name.
    • Enter your UBITName@buffalo.edu email address for E-mail address.
    • For Account Type, you can use either IMAP or POP:
      • IMAP (recommended)
        • Enter imap.buffalo.edu for Incoming Mail Server.
        • Enter 993 for Port.
        • Choose SSL, normal password
      • POP
        • Enter pop.buffalo.edu for Incoming Mail Server.
        • Enter 995 for Port.
        • Choose SSL, normal password
    • Enter smtp.buffalo.edu for Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP).
    • Your UBITName for User Name.
    • Your UBITName password for Password.
    • Deselect Remember password.
  8. Click More Settings.
  9. Select the Outgoing Server tab.
    • Select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
    • Select Use same settings as my incoming mail server.
  10. Select the Advanced tab.
    • Enter 465 for Outgoing Server (SMTP).
    • Select SSL from the pull-down list for Use the following type of encrypted connection.
  11. Click OK.
  12. Click Test Account Settings.

Thunderbird

If you do not already have it, download Thunderbird for Windows.

  1. Launch Thunderbird. If this is your first time running Thunderbird, the Mail Account Setup window will open automatically. Skip to step 5.
  2. Select Tools > Account Settings.
  3. Click Account Actions.
  4. Select Add Mail Account from the drop-down menu.
  5. When the Mail Account Setup window appears:
    • Enter your name for Your name.
    • Enter your UBITName@buffalo.edu email address for Email address.
    • Enter your UBITName password for Password.
  6. Click Continue.
  7. Click Manual Config.
  8. Select IMAP or POP3 from the Incoming drop-down menu.
    • If you selected IMAP:
      • Enter imap.buffalo.edu for Server hostname.
      • Select 993 from the Port drop-down menu.
      • Select SSL/TLS from the SSL drop-down menu for incoming server.
      • Select Normal password from the Authentication drop-down menu.
    • If you selected POP3:
      • Enter pop.buffalo.edu for Server hostname.
      • Select 995 from the Port drop-down menu.
      • Select SSL/TLS from the SSL drop-down menu for incoming server.
      • Select Normal password from the Authentication drop-down menu.
  9. Complete the information for Outgoing Server (SMTP):
    • Enter smtp.buffalo.edu for Server Name.
    • Select 465 from the Port drop-down menu.
    • Select SSL/TLS for Connection Security.
  10. Select Normal password for Authentication method drop-down
  11. Enter your UBITName@buffalo.edu email address for User Name field.
  12. Click Re-test.
  13. If your account settings test was successful, click Create Account.

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