Thunderbird - Faculty/Staff Google Apps Account

1.  From the Thunderbird menu bar, select Options/Account Settings...



2. Lower left of the Account Settings window click on "account Actions" and then Click "Add Mail Account". 


3.  Enter your name as you would like it to appear in the Your Name field
     Enter your e-mail address.  This is your eID+@vcu.edu
     Enter your eID password. 
     Click Continue


4.  Click Manual config


     Incoming IMAP 
     Server hostname: imap.gmail.com 
     Port 993
     SSL  SSL/TLS

     Outgoing SMTP
     Server hostname: smtp.gmail.com 
     Port 587
     SSL  Autodetect

     Select Re-test
     You will see The following settings were found by probing the given server