Last modified by Begüm Balat on 2023/07/14 11:54

E-Mail Client Setup for the @tum.de or @mytum.de E-Mail addresses

1. The most important information briefly

imaps/Incoming xmail.mwn.de
smtps/Outgoing postout.lrz.de
Port Outgoing 587
Port Incoming 993
Login lrz Account
Authentification normal,password

In order to be able to set up the TUM account on your computer, you must first select the setting TUM-Mailbox (Exchange) in TUMOnline under E-Mail addresses. After this step, you can also access your TUM emails on https://mail.tum.de.

The e-mail settings for employees and students are as follows.



If you select TUM-Mailbox (Exchange) here, you can access your e-mails in your e-mail program or on https://mail.tum.de. Otherwise you will get an error message.


2. E-mail Clients

2.1 Thunderbird

Open Thunderbird,  click on 3 dashes  on the right side.


After you have clicked on 3 dashes, select Options.


In Options select Account Settings.


In Account Settings window, select Account Actions, and then click on Add mail Account.


In the next window fill in your name , e-mail address, the password ( LRZ access data)
 and then click on manual config.


In manual config fill  

  • Incoming,
  • Outgoing
  • Username
  • (LRZ acess data),
  • Port

Select proper SSL connection security and authentication, and then select Done.


2.2  Mac OS - Outlook 2019

Click on the Outlook tab in the program above and select Settings from the list.

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Then select Accounts in the opened window.

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If you haven't added an email account yet, see in in the middle of the window the button Add Account. To add an email account you can click this button or the + sign and select New account ...

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Enter the email address of the account to be added and click Continue.

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Then fill in the input fields in the next one Window as follows:

  Email address: TUM email address 

  •  Username: LRZ ID 
  •  Password: LRZ password 
  •  Account type: IMAP 
  •  Incoming server: xmail.mwn.de 
  •  Outgoing server: postout.lrz.de and set The checkmark at 
  •  Use SSL to connect* for both servers

Click on add account.

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The account has now been added. You can add more accounts or complete the process by clicking the  Done  button.

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Note: The account you added is not an Exchange account. To add an Exhange account you have to change the settings as below:

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2.3 Mac OS - Apple Mail

Open Mail at the top right of the program and select Add Account.

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Then choose Other mail account ... and click on Continue.

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In the opened window enter your name, your TUM email address and the corresponding password and click on Login.

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Fill in the input fields in the next window as follows:

  •  E -Mail address: TUM e-mail address 
  •  Username: LRZ ID 
  •  Password: LRZ password 
  •  Account type: IMAP 
  •  Incoming server: xmail.mwn.de 
  •  Outgoing server: postout.lrz.de

and click again on Login.

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Choose the applications, which should be used with this account and select Done.

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- 2.4. Windows - Outlook 2019

Open the program and click File



Click Add account

Enter your ITO (@ in.tum.de/@ma.tum.de) email address and click Connect

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Select IMAP as the account type. 


Enter the server names and port numbers in the input fields and click Next.


Enter the password for your TUM email address and click Connect


Enter the LRZ ID as the username and click OK


Well If your TUM email account has been set up, click OK


2.5. Iphone

Open Settings on your iPhone and select Passwords & Accounts.


Click on Add Account.


Select Other as the account type.


Select Add Mail Account.


Enter your TUM (e.g. max.mustermann@tum.de) email address and the associated password and click on Next.


Enter the settings as shown below and click Next.


Select the programs you want to use with your TUM account and then click OK.

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2.6. Ipad

2.7. Android

3. FAQ

 Here you will find the most important information about e-mail for the TUM e-mail address.

  • For problems regarding mytum.de or tum.de email addresses, please contact it-support@tum.de