Search Knowledge Base: How do I configure Thunderbird for my UTK Google account? Launch the Thunderbird application and select File > New > Mail Account. The Mail Account Setup dialog is displayed. After you provide your account information, Thunderbird will automatically configure your Gmail connection. Gmail Account Login Information Username: firstname.lastname@example.org Password: your NetID Password Helpful links: Thunderbird Automatic Account Configuration Thunderbird and Gmail First steps with IMAP on Gmail Need more help?