Configuring LU e-mail as IMAP in Mozilla Thunderbird 24.5.0

Meet the Mozilla Thunderbird (in this manual 24.5.0) and how to configure LU e-mail as IMAP.

When Mozilla Thunderbird 24.5.0 e-mail client is installed, launch it. Open "Options" - "Account settings".

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Click "Add mail account" to begin setting up your e-mail account.

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In the Your name field enter your name and surname.
In the Email address field enter your LU e-mail address in the form name.surname@lu.lv
Click "Continue".

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"Thunderbird" alerts that it cannot get the settings but do not pay attention to it since we're setting everything manually in next steps.

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If you have chosen to receive LU e-mail in LU e-mail system, the settings are as follows:
In the Incoming row choose IMAP, server hostname is pophost.lanet.lv, and SSL/TLS for SSL choice.
In the Outgoing row server hostname is ezis.lanet.lv, and SSL/TLS for SSL choice.

If you have chosen to receive LU e-mail in Google Mail, the settings are as follows:
In the Incoming row choose IMAP, server hostname is imap.google.com, and SSL/TLS for SSL choice.
In the Outgoing row server hostname is smtp.google.com, and SSL/TLS for SSL choice.

Click "Re-test".

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Make sure that port number at incoming is 993, but outgoing is 465, and click "Done".

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Since we haven't provided the username will do it now. Click "Get mail".

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Password is being required and it asks whether to remember it. Provide password and click OK.

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E-mails arrive.

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Password needs to be set also for the outgoing server. Let's compose a message and press "Send."

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Password is needed. Also, check the corresponding checkbox to remember it and click OK.

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