Thunderbird - Creating a POP Account

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The following steps will assist you in setting your e-mail account up in Mozilla Thunderbird
:

1. In Thunderbird, select Tools / Account Settings.

2. In the Account Settings box select Account Actions followed by Add Account.

3. When the Account Wizard box appears you will then be prompted for the following information:

  • Your Name: Enter your first and last name. This is the name that will appear in the From field of messages you send.
  • E-mail Address: Enter your entire e-mail address (e.g.: mail@example.com), using lowercase letters.
  • Password: Enter your password.

4. Click Continue. Thunderbird will then attempt to find your server settings.

If you see the message Configuration found at email provider then it means that your account is set up. Click on Done to save the settings.

Should this message not appear, then click on the button labelled Manual config.

5. In the row marked as Incoming enter the following:

  • Select the type of incoming server you are using – Select POP3.
  • Server hostname: mail.yourdomain (e.g.: mail.example.com)
  • Port: 110
  • SSL: None
  • Authentication: Normal Password

6. In the row marked as Outgoing enter the following:

  • Server hostname: mail.yourdomain (e.g.: mail.example.com)
  • Port: 587
  • SSL: None
  • Authentication: Normal Password

7. Enter your username: Enter your entire email address using lowercase characters (e.g.: mail.example.com).

8. Click Re-test to ensure that the settings are correct.

9. Click Done to save the settings.

10. You will be returned the the Account Settings window which allows you to view the account you have just created. Click OK.

 

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