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How to configure Mozilla Thunderbird

  • Double Click on the Mozilla Thunderbird icon on the desktop
  • Click on the Tools menu, then click on Account Settings
  • Click on Add Account at the bottom right hand side of the screen
  • Select Email account then click Next
  • In the Your Name box, type in your name, this will be displayed on emails you send out.

In Email Address type in your full email address, eg yourname@yourdomain.com
Click on the Next button

  • The type of incoming server you are using is a POP

In the Incoming Server box type mail.yourdomain.com
In the Outgoing Server box type your ISP's SMTP server eg mail.bigpond.com, mail.optusnet.com.au, mail.internode.on.net etc
Click on the Next button

  • The Incoming User Name should be the FULL email address, eg yourname@yourdomain.com

Click on the Next button

  • Account Name can be anything you like, or you can just leave it as the email address

Click on the Next button

  • You will now see all the details you have entered, click on the Finish button

The mail account is now setup.

When you first go to check the mail, it will ask for the Password, when it does, enter your password, remembering it is CaSe SeNsItIvE

If you want the Password to be remembered, put a tick in the Use Password Manager to remember this password box then click OK

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