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Thunderbird Email Client Setup

Thunderbird Email Client Setup

Thunderbird Email Setup

This tutorial will walk you through the configuration of email using Thunderbird. For this tutorial, we are using Thunderbird 45 on Mac. If you are using a different version or operating system, these instructions may differ.

Step 1 : Open Account Settings



Launch Thunderbird, click on Tools, and select Account Settings.

Step 2: Add Mail Account



Under Account Actions, click Add Mail Account...

Step 3: Enter Account Information



Enter the following information :

Your Name :

This is the name that will appear on all outgoing mail from the account.

Email Address :

Enter your full email address.

Password :

Enter the password for your email address.

Click Continue.

Step 4: Enter Account Information



Enter the following information :

Incoming Protocol : IMAP or POP3 as per your preference. We recommend IMAP.

Server Hostname: emails.example.com or mail.b.hostedemail.com

Port :

993 (incoming IMAP)

995 (Incoming POP3)

465 (outgoing)

SSL:

SSL / TLS

Authentication :

Auto-detect

Username :

Your full email address

Once you are finished, click Re-Test. Thunderbird will test your account settings and account creation will be complete.

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