How To Configure Your Email in Mozilla Thunderbird

This tutorial will help you set up the Mozilla Thunderbird™ e-mail client to work with your e-mail account.

To Set Up Your E-mail Account in Mozilla Thunderbird

  1. In Mozilla Thunderbird, from the Tools menu select Account Settings.
    Setting up Thunderbird step 1
  2. Select Email account, and then click Next.thunderbird2
  3. Enter your name and e-mail address.
    How to seup Thunderbird step 3
  4. Select POP or IMAP as the type of incoming server you are using. Your incoming server is the one provided to you by Geekware. The standard is Click Next.
  5. Enter your e-mail address for the Incoming User Name, and Outgoing User Name. Click Next.
  6. Enter a name for your email account and click Next.
  7. Verify your account information and click Finish.
  8. In the Account Settings window, select Outgoing Server listed below your new account.
  9. Type mail.(yourdomain name) for the Server Name and change the Port setting to 465 if using Plesk or 587 for CPanel.
  10. Select Use name and password and enter your e-mail address. Thunderbird will ask you for your password the first time you try to send mail. Click OK.

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