Mozilla Thunderbird 3 Email Setup
This easy to follow guide provide step-by-step instructions on how to setup or troubleshoot your email program, with personalised screenshots providing visual examples to follow.
Your customised mail settings are as follows:
Incoming (POP) server: pop.your-domain.com
Outgoing (SMTP) server: smtp.your-domain.com
SMTP Authentication: On (same Username as POP)
SMTP Port: 587
Note: If SMTP Authentication is not catered for by your email program, you must rather use your ISP's SMTP server.
Setting up a new account for Outlook 2003
Launch Mozilla Thinderbird
Create new account
Select Tools from the top menu bar and then Account Settings
Mail Account Setup
From Account Actions select Add Mail Account
Enter your name (which will appear on the "From" field in your emails), email address and password. Click Continue
Automatic Settings Check
Thunderbird will automatically search for mail server settings related to your account. This information is displayed on the same screen and a green light indicates that the search was successful.
Ensure that the Use secure authentication check box is NOT ticked.
Outgoing Server Settings
Click Outgoing server (SMTP) in the menu on the left hand side and ensure that the outgoing server is selected for the correct account/email address. Click Set Default if not already the default.
Ensure that your Server Name is smtp.your-domain and that the Port is set to 587.
Your Thunderbird homepage will now display and you should now be set up to send and receive mail..