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How To Setup Your Email Client – Thunderbird

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Step 1

Click on Email

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Step 2

Click on Skip this and use my existing email

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Step 3

Your Name: Your full name

Email Address: The email address you are trying to access

Password: The password for the email address


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Then click on Continue


Step 4

Click on Manual config

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Step 5

Changes the following values:

Server hostname (incoming and outgoing): (replace with your domain name)

Port: 143 for incoming and 25 for outgoing (some ISP’s require this to be 587)

SSL: Both incoming and outgoing to None

Authentication: Both to Autodetect

User Name: This should be your email address

Outgoing:  This should be your email address


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Step 6

If you get this screen, then click I understand the risks and then Done

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Please note: This is for Thunderbird version 31.1.1 other versions may be slightly different.

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