Email Setup Guide for Mozilla Thunderbird (IMAP)
Launch Mozilla Thunderbird and follow the steps below to setup your email with IMAP.
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Go to [Tools]→ [Account Settings] and select [Add Mail Account…] under [Account Actions], OR
directly select [Email]
on “Create a new account”.
If there is a “Welcome to Thunderbird” message box popped up, select [Skip this and use my existing email]. Otherwise, skip to next step.
Enter you name
on [Your name:], your email address
on [Email address:], and password
Make sure that the [Remember password] option is selected.
Thunderbird will try to connect your mail server automatically. Click [Manual config] immediately.
On “Incoming”, select [IMAP], and key in your mail server mail.yourdomain.com
on [Server hostname].
for [SSL] and Normal password
On “Outgoing”, key in your mail server mail.yourdomain.com on [Server hostname].
Choose 587 for [Port].
Select None for [SSL] and Normal password for [Authentication].
On “Username”, key in your full email address email@example.com on both incoming and outgoing fields.
If there is warning message popped up, check [I understand the risks.] and click [Done] to finish your setup.
You can now access your emails using Mozilla Thunderbird.