Knowledgebase:
How to setup your email client - Thunderbird
Posted by Paul Kirk on 01 October 2014 08:30 AM

 

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): mail.yourdomainname.com (replace yourdomainname.com 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.