Mail

Mozilla Thunderbird

To receive mail via Mozilla Thunderbird, first enable POP3 or IMAP protocol in mailbox settings.

Configuring IMAP protocol

  1. Launch the program and click Ignore this and use my existing email in the welcome screen.
  2. Specify the following account parameters in the window Configure mail account:
    • Your name– username (for example, “James Kirk”)
    • Email address — your yandex email address (for example, “capt.kirk@yandex.com”);
    • Password – your Yandex password (or the application password if you enabled two-factor authentication).

    Click Continue.

  3. Click on Manual setup and specify the following parameters for the mail servers:
    Incoming mail
    • Protocol IMAP;
    • Server nameimap.yandex.com;
    • Port 993;
    • SSLSSL/TLS;
    • AuthenticationNormal password
    Outgoing mail
    • Server namesmtp.yandex.com;
    • Port 465;
    • SSLSSL/TLS;
    • AuthenticationNormal password

    Also type username: your username in Yandex, for example, “capt.kirk”.

    Attention! If you configure receiving mail from a mailbox like “username@yandex.com”, then specify the part of the address before the @ sign in “Account” field.
  4. Click Retest to verify the parameters that were entered are correct. If the test was successful, click Finish.
  5. Synchronize the newly created account with the server to obtain a list of folders.
  6. Right-click the account name and choose Parameters.
  7. Go to Server settings and in When deleting messages, select Move to deleted items folder.
  8. Go to the Copies and folders section and define the folders with the name of your Yandex mailbox.
  9. Click OK to apply the changes and restart the program.

Configure POP3 protocol

  1. Launch the program and click Ignore this and use my existing email in the welcome screen.
  2. Specify the following account parameters in the window Configure mail account:
    • Your name– username (for example, “James Kirk”)
    • Email address — your yandex email address (for example, “capt.kirk@yandex.com”);
    • Password – your Yandex password (or the application password if you enabled two-factor authentication).

    Click Continue.

  3. Click on Manual setup and specify the following parameters for the mail servers:
    Incoming mail
    • Protocol POP3;
    • Server name pop.yandex.com;
    • Port 995;
    • SSLSSL/TLS;
    • AuthenticationNormal password
    Outgoing mail
    • Server namesmtp.yandex.com;
    • Port 465;
    • SSLSSL/TLS;
    • AuthenticationNormal password

    Also type username: your username in Yandex, for example, “capt.kirk”.

    Attention! If you configure receiving mail from a mailbox like “username@yandex.com”, then specify the part of the address before the @ sign in “Account” field.
  4. Click Retest to verify the parameters that were entered are correct. If the test was successful, click Finish.
  5. Right-click the account name and choose Parameters.
  6. Go to Server parameters and uncheck the option Leave copies of messages on the server.
  7. Click OK to apply the changes and restart the program.