Set up TELUS email on your computer using Mozilla Thunderbird

Access your TELUS email through Thunderbird by Mozilla.

Not your email client?

To support this application, you need to complete the steps in the less secure applications (LSA) set-up. For more information, visit the support page on Less secure apps.

In the Gmail web interface

  1. Click on the gear icon in the upper right corner and select Settings
  2. From the top menu, select Forwarding and POP/IMAP

To use IMAP (recommended method):

  1. In that menu under IMAP access, select Enable IMAP
  2. Select Save changes

In Thunderbird

  1. From your desktop, select Start
  2. From the Start menu, select Mozilla Thunderbird
  3. From the home page, select Email under Set up an account
  4. Enter your Name, as you’d like to be displayed to others
  5. Enter your TELUS email address and password
  6. Select Manual config
  7. Type the following information:
  • Incoming: Select IMAP
  • Incoming server hostname:
  • Port: 993
  • Authentication: Normal password
  • Outgoing server hostname:
  • Port: 587
  • Authentication: Normal password
  • Username incoming: Your TELUS email address
  • Username outgoing: Your TELUS email address
  1. Select Re-test
  2. Select Done

Your email account is set up for use with Mozilla Thunderbird.

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