This technical note deals with the specific configuration information for your new Thunderbird email account. This configuration is only valid once I have allocated you an email address.

 

MANUAL CONFIGURATION OF THUNDERBIRD

STAGE 1

Please read the general instructions provided by Mozilla Support in the previous link:

How to set up (generally) and configure Thunderbird.

 

 

STAGE 2.1

Open Thundrbird and click the TOOLS tab at the very top of the page.

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STAGE 2.2

From the drop down menu click ACCOUNT SETTINGS.

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STAGE 2.3

From the new window that opens click the bottom LHS button marked ACCOUNT ACTIONS.

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In the drop down menu that appears click ADD MAIL ACCOUNT.

 

 

STAGE 2.4

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In the window that opens type in (1) the name or title you wish to appear on your outgoing emails (2) the email address I have given you (3) the password I have given you and then click CONTUNE.


STAGE 2.5

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At this point Thunderbird will try to auto configure. Instead click MANUAL and enter the following information:


STAGE 2.6

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Click RETEST


Thunderbird should now automatically create your email Inbox, Sent and Trash folders.

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You are now ready to test your email. Click WRITE and send an email to someone.