Zimbra Email Client Configurations

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These easy to follow instructions will help you configure your favorite client for use with your Zimbra email service.
For greater convenience, you can always access your mail at https://zimbra.xmission.com/

For more help, reference the video repository of helpful tips on the Zimbra YouTube Channel.

Recommended Email Settings

XMission always recommends an IMAP email configuration heres why.

Incoming Server Information: Outgoing Server Information:
Server Type: IMAP Server Type: SMTP
Hostname: zimbra.xmission.com Hostname: zimbra.xmission.com  
Port: 993 Port: 587
Enable encryption: Yes. Enable encryption: Yes. (TLS/SSL)
Authenticate Using: Password Requires Authentication: Yes
Login User Name: Your full email address   Login User Name Your full email address
Alternate Port: 143   Alternate Port: 465 (Must enable SSL)

- Please note that some free wireless hotspots may block SSL without an extra fee. If you cannot send or receive while on certain wifi networks (especially ones in airports or public spaces) please check their terms and conditions and ensure they are not blocking SSL connections.

Videos


Windows 10 / 8.x / 7 / Vista

Archive Windows The following Microsoft Widows mail applications are out of date and no longer supported beyond the settings provided below. Zimbra platform does not guarantee compatibility on all legacy mail applications as many are outside RFE compliance and lack proper security.

  • Windows XP - Mail applications on this OS will still work but are no longer supported
  • Outlook 2007 <- Please upgrade your mail application to a current version.
  • Outlook 2003 <- Please upgrade your mail application to a current version.
  • Windows Live Mail <- Please upgrade your mail application to a current version.
  • Outlook Express <- Please upgrade your mail application to a current version.
  • Thunderbird 3 <-- Please upgrade your mail application to a current version.


Mac OS

These settings are compatible across the bulk all OS X versions.

Archive Mac OS The following Mac mail applications are out of date and no longer supported beyond the settings provided below. Zimbra platform does not guarantee compatibility on all legacy mail applications as many are outside RFE compliance and lack proper security.


Linux


Mobile

Other

  • Mutt Terminal based. Works on Linux and Mac OS.
  • Zimbra Desktop - Zimbra deprecating at end of 2019. Use configuration settings provided at top of page.

Convert from POP to IMAP