How to setup email accounts for:

Thunderbird 3.xx:

  1. Open Thunderbird
  2. Click on the Tools menu, then, click Account Settings.
  3. At the bottom left, click Account Actions, and then choose Add Mail Account.
  4. Enter your name, as you would like it to appear in the Your Name field.
  5. Enter your email address in the Email Address field.
  6. Enter your Account Password, and if you would like Thunderbird to remember it, click the box next to Remember password.
  7. Click Continue.
  8. Thunderbird will now automatically configure the incoming and outgoing server settings during this next step.
  9. On the right side of that screen, click the Stop button.
  10. Next to the Incoming server name, choose POP, and then select Manual Setup, which is located at the bottom left.
  11. In the Account Settings screen, your account name will be on the left. Under the name, click on Server Settings. If there is a plus sign next to it, click on it to expand that section, then click on Server Settings.
  12. The right side of the screen will now display the Server Settings.
  13. The server name is
  14. The Username should be the first part of your email address without "".
  15. At the bottom left of the Account Settings screen, click on Outgoing Server (SMTP).
  16. On the right side of the Account Settings screen, click the "Add" button. Complete the fields so that they appear as follows:
    1. Description:
    2. Server Name:
    3. Port: 587.
    4. Authentication method: Normal Password
    5. User Name: enter the first part of your email address without the "".
  17. Click OK
  18. In the Account Settings window, click the OK button to save and finish the setup.


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