Setting up Thunderbird



To configure Thunderbird for the domains hosted here:

Start Thunderbird. If you have never set up accounts in thew program before, you will start with the Account Wizard. If not, click on the Tools menu, then Account Settings.


Select Email account, then Next.


Enter your name and email address in the appropriate fields, then click Next.


Select IMAP, and type in the names of the incoming and outgoing mail servers. Click Next.


Enter your full email address as the Incoming User Name and click Next.


Enter a descriptive Account Name or take the default entry, and click Next.


Confirm that all the settings are correct, and click Finish.


Back at the Account Settings window, select Outgoing Server(SMTP) from the left menu, then check Use name and password and enter your full email address in the User Name field.


Select Server Settings (for the account you just created) from the left menu. Check Use secure connection (SSL) and set the Check for new messages settings to your preferences.


Finally, select Composition & Addressing from the left menu. Uncheck Compose message in HTML format, and set the quoting options to your perferences, then click OK to exit the Account Settings screen.


That’s it!
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