Sync Outlook Online with Mozilla Thunderbird

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  1. Set up Outlook Online Email in Mozilla Thunderbird
  2. Access Free Outlook Online in Mozilla Thunderbird with POP – Inbox Only
  3. Access Free Outlook Online in Mozilla Thunderbird with IMAP – Folders Included

Set up Outlook Online Email in Mozilla Thunderbird

Using the POP3 or IMAP, you can download messages from your Outlook Online account to Mozilla Thunderbird as if it were a regular email account. Depending on your needs, you can use Mozilla Thunderbird for your email client with either protocol.

The instructions in this article apply to Outlook Online.

Access Free Outlook Online in Mozilla Thunderbird with POP – Inbox Only

With POP3 you can only sync your inboxes. No subfolders are included in Thunderbird.

To add Outlook Online to Mozilla Thunderbird, you must first enable POP options in Outlook.com.

  1. On the Outlook.com website, select Settings (equipment).

  2. Scroll down and select View all Outlook settings

  3. Go to page mail Synchronize email POP and IMAP

  4. In chapter Pop-up options Allow devices and apps to use POP select Yes and then select Save

  5. In Thunderbird under bills Set up an account select E-mail

  6. Enter your name E-mail address and password and choose Get on

  7. In chapter Configuration found in Mozilla ISP database select POP3 (keep email on your computer) † (Optional, you can check the box) Remember password

  8. Select Manual setting

  9. In chapter inbox in the field Server hostname enter outlook.office365.com

  10. Change Port on the 995

  11. Change SSL on the SSL/TLS

  12. In chapter outgoing in the field Server hostname enter smtp.office365.com

  13. Change Port on the 587 and for SSL set value STARTTLS.

  14. Make sure your email address is correct in user name on the incoming and outgoing

  15. Your settings should look like this:

  16. Select Finished

Access Free Outlook Online in Mozilla Thunderbird with IMAP – Folders Included

To access email and other folders in your inbox you need to IMAP in Thunderbird. To customize IMAP do the following.

  1. In Thunderbird under bills Set up an account select E-mail

  2. Enter your name E-mail address and password and choose Get on

  3. In chapter Configuration found in Mozilla ISP database select IMAP (Remote Folders) † (Optional, you can check the box) Remember password

  4. Select Manual setting

  5. In chapter inbox in the field Server hostname enter outlook.office365.com

  6. Change Port on the 993

  7. Change SSL on the SSL/TLS

  8. In chapter outgoing in the field Server hostname enter smtp.office365.com

  9. Change Port on the 587 and for SSL set value STARTTLS.

  10. Make sure your email address is correct in user name on the incoming and outgoing

  11. Your settings should look like this:

  12. Select Finished

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