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The instructions provided in this section were verified against Mozilla Thunderbird 12. They might not work with earlier or later versions of Mozilla Thunderbird.

To set up Mozilla Thunderbird:

  1. Open Mozilla Thunderbird.
  2. Go to Tools > Account Settings > Account Actions > Add Mail Account.
  3. Specify the following:
    • Your name, as you want it to appear in any messages you send.
    • Your e-mail address and password.

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  4. Click Continue.
  5. If Thunderbird fails to find the settings automatically, specify the following:
    • Account type. Your main/primary computer should use POP. Additional computers and/or mobile devices should use the IMAP option.

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  6. Click Create Account.

If you set up a mail account manually, please use the following typical combinations of connection security and authentication method settings. If the settings do not work for you, ask your hosting provider about the correct combination.

On Linux:

  • Connection security: STARTTLS
  • Authentication method: Encrypted password

    On Windows, IMAP:

  • Connection security: None
  • Authentication method: Encrypted password

    On Windows, POP3:

  • Connection security: None
  • Authentication method: Password, transmitted insecurely

Other parameters that you may need when configuring your account manually:

  • POP3 port: 110
  • IMAP port: 143
  • SMTP port: 587
  • Username. Your full e-mail address. For example: [email protected].
  • Incoming server address (POP3/IMAP). Specify "mail." followed your website's Internet address. Example: mail.example.com
  • Outgoing server address. Specify "mail." followed by your website's Internet address. Example: mail.example.com

 

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