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Thunderbird Setup: Email Account and Email Alias

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Before you can use an email alias in Thunderbird, your must [[Email Alias|create an email alias]] in your NCF account.
Before you can use an email alias in Thunderbird, your must [[Email Alias|create an email alias]] in your NCF account.
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You must set up an an email account in Thunderbird that uses your NCF user ID.
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An email alias is a personalized email address; instead of using the default NCF email address (e.g. ab123@ncf.ca), you may choose an email alias (e.g. jsmith@ncf.ca) as your email address.
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Then you can set up a Thunderbird identity using that account and your email alias.
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Whe your have done this and when you use the new Identity, Thunderbird will send email address from your email alias (alias@ncf.ca) instead of your NCF user ID (aa999@ncf.ca).
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Each NCF member can be assigned one alias, although you can also get an unlimited number of [[disposable email addresses]].
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Incoming mail will continue to arrive in your NCF mailbox, whether it is addressed to your mail alias or your default email address. If you use WebMail to send email, the sender's email address will be your email alias.
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== How do I get an email alias? ==
== How do I get an email alias? ==
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You may request an email alias by clicking on [http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/home/tools/emailAlias.jsp Reserve an email alias] on your personalized [http://start.ncf.ca StartPage].
 
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==See also==
 
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*[[Alternate email address]]
 
[[Category: Email]]
[[Category: Email]]

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Overview

Email Quick Configuration Info

Mail server:mail.ncf.ca
Username:(your NCF ID, eg., ab123)
Password:(your NCF account password)
Incoming mail:
IMAP Port:(SSL) Port 993
POP-3 Port:(SSL) Port 995
Outgoing mail:
Submission: (TLS and starttls) Port 587
SMTPS: (SSL-legacy) Port 465

Before you can use an email alias in Thunderbird, your must create an email alias in your NCF account. You must set up an an email account in Thunderbird that uses your NCF user ID. Then you can set up a Thunderbird identity using that account and your email alias. Whe your have done this and when you use the new Identity, Thunderbird will send email address from your email alias (alias@ncf.ca) instead of your NCF user ID (aa999@ncf.ca).

How do I get an email alias?