AAU logo

AAU It Services

Calendar in Thunderbird

Calendar in Thunderbird

Use the latest version of Thunderbird.

When you are done, Thunderbird tells you at the bottom of the window that it now contains calendaring functionality by integrating the Lightning extension.

  • Click the 'Keep' button.

After that you have to install the plugin, that gets Thunderbird in contact to our Exchange server:

Switch to Thunderbird and install the Add-on you just downloaded.

  • Open the Tools menu by pressing Alt-t.
  • Choose 'Add-ons'.
  • Click the wheel symbol and choose 'Install Add-on From File...'.
  • Navigate to the file you just downloaded and install it.
  • Restart Thunderbird.
  • Open the File menu by pressing Alt-f.
  • Choose 'New...'.
  • Choose 'Calendar...'.
  • Choose 'On the network' and click 'Next'.
  • Choose 'Microsoft Exchange 207/2010/2013' and click 'Next'.
  • Give your calendar a name of your choice and click 'Next'.
    • Choose 'Use Exchange's autodiscovery function'.
    • Primary email address: your aau email address.
    • Username: the name in front of the @.
    • Domain: the abbreviation of your department (name behind @ without aau.dk)
    • Press 'Perform autodiscovery' and give Thunderbird some minutes to work. You will be asked for your mail password.
  • When Thunderbird findes the correct EWS server 'https://mail.aau.dk/EWS/Exchange.asmx' click 'Select'.
  • Maybe you have to type in your password again.
  • Click 'Next' and 'Finish'.