Zoho Mail User Guide

Steps to Configure Zoho Mail as IMAP Account in Thunderbird

Configure your Zoho Mail account as IMAP in Thunderbird

  1. Enable IMAP Access in the Zoho Mail Settings page. (Login to Zoho Mail >> Settings >> POP and IMAP >> Enable IMAP
  2. Launch the Thunderbird application in your system.
  3. In the menu bar, select Tools » Account Settings.
  4. From Account Settings, select 'Account Actions' and select 'Add Mail Account'.
  5. In the Create account page, provide the following details. 
  6. In the Email Address field, provide your Zoho Account email address and the account password. Domain hosting users, provide your domain based email address.
  7. For Incoming, select IMAP from the drop down. 
  8. Incoming server hostname, provide imap.zoho.com, select 993 for Port from drop down, and Normal Password for authentication. 
  9. For Outgoing server hostname, provide smtp.zoho.com, select 465  for Port, and Normal Password for authentication.  
  10. In the username field, provide your complete Zoho account email address (you@yourdomain.com). 
  11. In the Password field, provide your Zoho account Password. (You may require an Application Specific password, if Two Factor Authentication is enabled for your account.).
  12. Click 'Done' to create the account. (Clicking Test sometimes gives an error. Hence click Done to create the account without any errors)


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