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How to set up Thunderbird email

  1. Download and install the Mozilla Thunderbird from
  2. First, Thunderbird needs to know if you are setting up a mail or newsgroup account. Select "Email account" and click "Next."

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  3. You will be prompted to provide your name and email address. The name you provide here will be displayed to recipients of your outbound mail. Click "next" to continue.

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  4. You will be prompted to provide information about the mail servers.
         - The incoming mail server is a POP or IMAP server
         - The "Incoming Server" is
         - The "Outgoing Server" is

    Click "next" to continue.

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  5. You will be prompted to provide the user name for your incoming and outgoing mail servers. This is simply your FULL EMAIL. Click "next" to continue.

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  6. You will be prompted to provide a name for this set of preferences. By default this will be the email address you provided earlier.

    Click "next" to continue.

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  7.  You will be prompted to confirm your settings. Carefully review each entry. If any information here is incorrect, click the "back" button until you are prompted to re-enter the incorrect information. Once you are satisfied that there are no typos, click "finish" to complete the initial setup.

    Confirm your settings

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