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Shared mailbox in Thunderbird

Shared mailbox in Thunderbird

Learn here how to access a shared mailbox in Thunderbird.
We assume that a manager of the shared mailbox already has granted you acccess.

Notice that you should give your AAU username in the form:

user@department.aau.dk\deltpostkasse@department.aau.dk *

  • Start Thunderbird.
  • Toggle the menu-line by pressing the Alt-key.
  • Click 'Tools', choose 'Aaount Settings'.
  • Click the 'Account Actions' i the lower left side of the appearing window.
  • Click 'Add Mail Account...'.
  • Type a name of your choice for the shared mailbox as 'Your name'.
  • Type the e-mail address of the shared mailbox as 'Email Address'.
  • Leave Password blank.
  • Click Continue.
  • Click 'Manual config'.
  • Correct the settings for 'Server hostname' like that:

  • Click Done and Ok.
  • When asked for a password, type your own.



* Staff members at the Faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences must replace department with id.