Setting up Gmail in Thunderbird

In order to configure Gmail on Thunderbird, you will need to first enable IMAP within your UConn Google account. Instructions for enabling IMAP can be found here.  1. Open the Thunderbird application. 2. Navigate to Tools then click Account Setting 3. Under Accounts click Create a new account. 4. Enter your email address, password, and your name.  This will attempt to auto-configure and it […]

Using G Suite

  G Suite Services are available to all UConn  students, staff, and faculty. UConn G Suite Main Webpage Students have access to Core Services by default (including Gmail) Faculty and staff have to opt-in to gain access to Core Services (not including Gmail) Students, staff, and faculty all have to opt-in to gain access to […]

Finding Email Header Information

  Reasons to obtain email header information: Possible spam received (for more information, see spam and virus protection) Email bounce backs Other issues with received emails If you need to report this information or request assistance with UITS, please attach the header information in a ticket request on Outlook 2013/2016 Open Outlook. Double-click the email […]

Using Google Takeout to Backup Google Data

  Google Takeout is the backup service provided to you through your Google Apps Account. You have to opt-in to Public Services in order to have access to this feature.  Note that data from Gmail (emails) can now be backed up using Google Takeout. Opting into G Suite Public Account 1. Navigate to 2. After […]