Using Mozilla Thunderbird

The instructions provided in this section were verified against Mozilla Thunderbird 3. They might not work with earlier or later versions of Mozilla Thunderbird.

To set up Mozilla Thunderbird:

  1. Open Mozilla Thunderbird.
  2. Go to File > New > Mail Account.
  3. Specify the following:
    • Your name, as you want it to appear in any messages you send.
    • Your e-mail address and password.

      tb3 email

  4. Click Continue.
  5. If Thunderbird fails to find the settings automatically, specify the following:
    • Protocol of your incoming mail server.

      If you want to keep copies of messages on the server, select the IMAP option. If you do not want to keep any messages on the server, select the POP3 option. Selecting IMAP will also allow you to train the SpamAssassin spam filter on e-mail messages you receive, if SpamAssassin is enabled on the server.

    • Incoming server address. Specify your website's Internet address.
    • Outgoing server address. Specify your website's Internet address.

      tb mail 2

  6. Click Create Account.
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