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Thunderbird at Sussex for Staff and PhD students

Please note that Thunderbird is not supported by IT Services.  While our staff may be able to make suggestions about using this software, we recommend that you use Outlook and/or webmail.


To set up your Sussex email account in Thunderbird, please use these settings:

  • IMAP server name:
  • IMAP port: 993
  • IMAP encryption method: TLS
  • SMTP server name:
  • SMTP port: 587
  • SMTP encryption method: STARTTLS


created on 2011-09-13 by Andy Clews
last updated on 2020-03-05 by Alexander Butler