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Open Thunderbird, enter your account information and click Continue.

  • Full Name: [your name]
  • Email Address: your full email address [, or for Google Apps users]
  • Password: your Gmail password. If you have 2-Step Verification on your account, enter an app password into this field instead.

Username and password not working? Some apps require you to also turn on access for less secure apps before setting up POP/IMAP connections.

Thunderbird will do all of the setup for you, but confirm your settings with the information below.

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