The Bowdoin address book will work only while your computer is on campus. If you need to use the Bowdoin address book from home you will need to use the Virtual Private Network (VPN).
1. To check your address book settings in Thunderbird on a PC, go to Tools > Options
2. Click Composition and choose the Addressing Tab
3. Choose Edit Directories
4. Highlight the directory and choose Edit:
5. Select the General Tab:
a) Make sure you have entered the following information:
b) Click Ok three times.
c) When you write a message for the first time, it will ask for your password for bowdoincollege.edu.
d) Enter your email password and check "Use password manager to remember this password"
6. Then go to Tools >Account Settings >Composition & Addressing. Make sure Bowdoin Directory is chosen here as well:
The Bowdoin address book will now auto populate when you address an email.