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.
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  2. Select Email account, and then click Next.thunderbird2
  3. Enter your name and e-mail address.
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  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 mail.yourdomain.com.au. Click Next.
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  5. Enter your e-mail address for the Incoming User Name, and Outgoing User Name. Click Next.
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  6. Enter a name for your email account and click Next.
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  7. Verify your account information and click Finish.
  8. In the Account Settings window, select Outgoing Server listed below your new account.
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  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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    Note

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