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Email Setup - Thunderbird

Before you begin, you will need the following information:

Username:       This is an email address hosted by
Password:        Password to the email account being configured
IMAP Server: (generic IMAP server for
POP Server: (generic POP server for
SMTP Server: (generic SMTP server for

Server Settings
Server Type Server Name Port
POP 110
POP with SSL 995
IMAP 143
IMAP with SSL 993
SMTP alternative port 2525
SMTP with SSL 465

1. Open Mozilla Thunderbird.

2. Click the "Tools" menu, then select "Account Settings".

3. Select "Add Account" .

4. Click the option "Email Account", Then Click "Next".

5. Enter your Name and Full Email Address. Click "Next"

6. Select "POP" or "IMAP" as server type, Enter your POP or IMAP server as the incoming and outgoing mail server. Click "Next".

7. Enter your Full E-mail address as the Incoming User Name. Click "Next".

8. Enter the type of account you are using. Click "Next".

9. Verify Mailbox settings, Then click "Finish" to close setup wizard.

10. Select the option from the sub menu "Outgoing Server (SMTP)". Highlight the outgoing server setting, then click "Edit".

11. Verify your outgoing server name is your SMTP Server. Under "Security and Authentication", select the option "Use name and Password" and enter your Full E-mail address.

12. Click "Ok"

13. Next, in the top menu bar click the option "Get Mail".

14. Finally you will be prompted to enter your password, Click "Ok"

15. Congratulations you have finished the setup of your email account!

16. (Optional) If you would like to retain a copy of your email offline, make sure to check the settings in:
Edit → Account → your email account → Offline & Disk Space.