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Technology In the Library: Horizon

Presents additional information about student websites and technology tools.


Horizon e-mail system is used to:

  • send and receive messages
  • set forwarding preferences
  • store contacts
  • set up spam filter
  • access from other e-mail programs.


Horizon Login Instructions

Instructions for Horizon Login

1] Go to

2] Enter your Credentials(Your Net-id and password).

3] Click on "Sign in".

4] In case your net-id and password does not work click here.

5] Click here for further instructions.

Note: If you still have trouble using your Net-id and Password you can contact the service desk at

 (510) 885-4152

IMAP setup for Horizon email

Synchronize your NetID password:

Go to, click on Students and click on Change your NetID password.

Put in all the information and check the box titled “Students: Check this box to synchronize your NetID password with Horizon powered by Google.” Click on reset my password.

Enable IMAP in Horizon:

  1. Log in to the horizon account.
  2. Click Settings at the top of the page.
  3. Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP.
  4. Select Enable IMAP.
  5. Click Save Changes.

Configuring clients:

For client configuration including PDAs go here but use the connection information from below

Connection Information:

This is common for all clients:

Your Name: Enter your name as you would like it to appear in the From: field of outgoing messages.

Email Address: Enter your full horizon email id –

Incoming mail server (IMAP):

Outgoing mail server (SMTP):

User Name: Enter your full horizon email id –

Password: Enter your NetID password