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How to use Virgilio Mail on a mail client

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How to use Virgilio Mail on a mail client: Virgilio Mail address is a great WebMail service that can be used directly from the browser, although it must be recognized that it may be useful to read and send emails using a traditional email client. Here is the reason why I want to illustrate you today how to use Virgilio Mail on a mail client, such as Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird or Apple Mail, just to name a few. It is enough to face a configuration procedure of a few seconds and you can use your Virgilio Mail box in any program.

If you are interested in the subject, let me show you how to best approach the configuration procedure of your Virgilio Mail account on the main e-mail clients: even if from what I understand you are not very familiar with technology, you are not very familiar with technology. no reason to worry, as I will walk you through the procedure step-by-step.

So, what are you doing still standing there? Courage: make yourself comfortable, take all the time you need to concentrate on reading the next paragraphs and, more importantly, implement the “tips” that I will give you. There is nothing left for me to do, but wish you happy reading and wish you a big good luck for everything!

IMAP / POP parameters to configure Virgilio Mail

Before explaining to you how to use Virgilio Mail on a mail clientlet me tell you what the IMAP / POP parameters to configure your account on the clients you choose to use. Although clients will most likely recognize the parameters in question automatically, let me tell you what they are, should you need to go through manual configuration.

  • Username – enter your full username (eg.
  • Password – enter the password (if you change it from WebMail, remember to replace it also in the clients).
    • IMAP incoming mail server
  • Server –
  • Door – 993 with SSL.
    • POP incoming mail server
  • Server –
  • Door – 995 with SSL.
    • SMTP outgoing mail server (with SSL)
  • Server – (by selecting the authentication request).
  • Door – 465 with SSL.

If you don’t know what to choose between IMAP and POP, I highly recommend the first one, as it allows the synchronization of messages on multiple devices. The POP protocol, on the other hand, requires the use of a single terminal and the deletion of messages from the server once downloaded locally.

For more information regarding the POP / IMAP parameters to use to correctly configure your email account on an email client, see This Page present on the official website of Virgilio.

Use Virgilio Mail with Outlook

Desires use Virgilio Mail with Outlook, the mail client developed by Microsoft? Then let me explain how to proceed from both a computer and a smartphone and tablet.


To configure Virgilio Mail on the desktop version of Microsoft Outlookthe first step you have to take is to start the latter on your computer and follow the guided procedure that is proposed to you at the first start of the program: press the button Forwardput the check mark on Yup and presses the button once again Forward. Then fill in the text fields First name, Email address, Password And Confirm the password with all the information requested and then presses the button Forward. If everything went well, you should see the wording The IMAP email account has been set up. Therefore, press on the button end And that’s it.

If it is not the first time you start Outlook, as you already use the client with other email accounts, press the button File placed at the top left and presses the button Add account from the menu that opens. Then select the item Account settings in the screen that appears and repeat the steps I indicated in the previous lines: provide yours first nameL’email address Virgil and the password and follow the guided procedure that is proposed to you to complete the procedure.

Smartphones and tablets

You want to configure your Virgilio Mail account on the Outlook version for smartphone And Tablet? If so, launch the Outlook app on your device Android or iOS presses the button (≡) located at the top left, tap on thegear located at the bottom left and tap on the items Add account> Add email account from the screen that opens.

In the text field Email addressenter the address of your Virgilio mail account, press the button Add account and then fill out the form displayed on the screen indicating the password of your account, the Visualized name (ex. Mario Rossi) and the Description (ex. Virgilio Mail account) and presses the button Log in. If everything went well, you will be able to access your email account directly from your mobile device.

Using Virgil Mail with Mozilla Thunderbird

If you want use Virgilio Mail with Mozilla Thunderbirdthe famous free and open source mail client, start it on your computer, press the button (≡) at the top right of its main window and select the items Options> Account settings from the menu that opens.

In the window you see on the screen, open the menu Account actionsselect the item Add mail account … and fill out the form proposed by typing in the field First name your name, in the field Email address your address Virgilio Mail and in Password your account password. Then, press the button Go onverify that the information that was found regarding the incoming and outgoing servers is correct (must be what I indicated in the opening chapter) and then presses on the buttons Done And OK to save the newly added account.

Use Virgilio Mail with Windows 10 Mail

If you want to use Virgilio Mail with the application Windows 10 Mailstart the latter on your PC, press the symbol ofgear located at the bottom left of its main window and select the item Manage accounts from the menu that appears laterally on the right.

Now, press the button (+) Add accountclick on the item Other account and fill out the form displayed on the screen by writing yours in the appropriate text fields email addressyour first name and the password account. Then he presses the button Log in and wait for the message to appear on the screen Done. The account has been set up successfully. Finally, press the button Done to close the new account setup window. Simple, right?

Use Virgilio Mail with Apple Mail

If you use a iPhonea iPad or a Mac and would like to configure your Virgilio account on Apple Mailthe client present on all “made in Cupertino” devices, let me explain how to proceed.

Smartphones and tablets

On iPhone And iPadlaunch the app Settings (the gray icon depicting the gears located on the Home screen), tap on the item Password and account (on iOS 14 and later you have to go up Settings> Mail or Settings> Contacts), presses on the voice Add account and then on Other. In the screen that opens, presses on the item Add Mail Account and fill out the form displayed on the screen by entering First name, E-mail, Password And Description with the login information of your Virgilio account. To conclude, then, tap on the item Forward placed at the top right and that’s it.


If you use a Mac and you want to configure Virgilio Mail in the desktop version of Apple Mailstart the application and select the item Add account … from the menu Mailput the check mark on the item Other Mail account … and presses the button Go on.

In the box that opens, type First name, Email address And Password of your Virgilio Mail account in the appropriate text fields and click on the button Log in to log into your account from Apple Mail. Finally, select the applications you want to use with the Virgilio Mail account you just added (eg. Mail And Note) and presses the button end. Easier than that ?!