How do I set up my email in Thunderbird

This assumes you have been assigned or created yourself an email account in the Control Panel.

  • Open Thunderbird.
  • Click on Create a new account.
  • Select email account from the new acount setup wizard and click next.
  • Fill in your name. (Your Name)
  • Fill in your email address ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) and press next.
  • For the incoming server choose POP.
  • Fill in the incoming server name. (mail.yourdomain.com)
  • You may be asked for outgoing server as well, usually this is the same server (mail.yourdomain.com), press next.
  • Now you are asked to fill in your user name for your email provider, for example ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ), press next.
  • Now you are asked what you would like to call this account, for example (Work, Home, or your name) press next.
  • You will get a summary, check your information, and if everything is OK press finish.
  • Fill the password to your email account and choose "remember the password". Press OK.
  • From the main menu choose > Tools > Account Settings.
  • Select "Outgoing Server (SMTP)" in the left folder tree.
  • Select your email account and click edit.
  • Change the port # from 25 to 587.
  • Click ok.
  • Click ok again.
  • Click on "Get mail" and select your inbox to view your messages.
  • If you have filled in everything correctly, you should now be able to enjoy Thunderbird.
  • Should you need to adjust an account setting, all settings can be found by clicking > Tools > Account Settings.