Configuring your email in Thunderbird

This tutorial assumes you have already created your email account in your hosting panel.

 

1- Open you Thunderbird and go to the "Tools" --> "Account Settings" option in the menu.

 

 

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2- The "Account Settings" window appears. Scroll down.

 

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3- Click in the "Add Account" button and then select "Add mail" from the list.

 

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4- Enter your name, your email address, and email password and then click the "Continue" button.

 

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5-  Thunderbird will attempt to use database of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) that is maintained by Mozilla to get the account settings.

- Click in the "Manual Config" button.

 

 

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6- At this point you have to select some configuration options, like the protocol you will use (POP3 or IMAP) and the ports, etc. The default ones are:

POP3 Incoming mailserver: mail.yourdomain.com - Port: 110 - SSL: None - Authentication: Normal Password
IMAP Incoming mailserver: mail.yourdomain.com - Port: 143 - SSL: None - Authentication: Normal Password

Outgoing SMTP mailserver: mail.yourdomain.com - Port: 25 - SSL: None - Authentication: Normal Password
Username: user@domain.com

Note: If you need SSL or other alternative options please check the "Default email client configuration information and format" article in our Knowledgebase.

- Click the "Re-Test" button so Thunderbird can test your configuration. Then click the "Create Account" button.

 

 

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7- Your account has been created and you're ready to go!

Note: If Thunderbird warn you with an error like the image below, simply check the option "I understand the risk" and click in the "Create Account" button.

 

 

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