Note: All IMAP usage from October 2022 will require Device Password.
Step 1: Open Thunderbird and select Tools. Then select Account Settings.
Step 2: Click Add Account.
Step 3: Select Email account and click Next.
Step 4: Enter your name in the Your Name field (ex. John Doe). Enter your PSMail address (ex. email@example.com) in the Email Address field. Then click Next.
Step 5: Select IMAP as your incoming server. Enter “mail.psmail.net” in the Incoming Server field.
Step 6: Set the Outgoing Server to “mail.psmail.net” and click Next.
Step 7: Enter your PSMail address (ex. firstname.lastname@example.org) in the Incoming and Outgoing User Name fields, and then click Next.
Step 8: Enter a name for your email account (ex. My PSMailbox) in the Account Name field. Then click Next.
Step 9: Double-check your account information, and then click Finish.
Step 10: Select Server Settings from the folder list below your new account.
Step 11: Enter the Port value as “993”.
Step 12: Under Use secure connection, select SSL.
Step 13: Click Outgoing Server (SMTP) in the folder list. Select the mail.psmail.net entry from the list and click Edit. Enter “mail.psmail.net” as the Server Name and set the Port to “465”.
Step 14: Select User name and password and enter your PSMail address for User Name.
Step 15: Select SSL from the Use Secure Connection radio buttons and click OK.
Step 16: Click OK to save your changes and you’re done!
Setting up SENT-ITEMS folder in Thunderbird
Step 1: In Thunderbird, on the Tools menu, click Account Settings.
Step 2: In the navigation pane of Account Settings, select Copies & Folders for your e-mail account.
Step 3: In Copies & Folders (located in the right pane), under When sending messages, automatically, select Other. In the drop-down list, select your user name. Then select SENT-ITEMS.
Step 4: Make sure your online SENT-ITEMS folder has been created before clicking OK to confirm SENT-ITEMS settings.