Configure IMAP Email account with SSL in ThunderBird

Step 1

Launch Mozilla Thunderbird.

Step 2

From the Mozilla Thunderbird window, select Tools > Account Settings.

Step 3

At the bottom-left, select Account Actions > Add Mail Account

Step 4

Enter Your name, your full Email address and your  Password. Check the box for Remember password if you do not wish to enter your password every time when checking or sending e-mail. Then, click the Continue button.

Step 5

You will provided with suggested settings. Select IMAP to view the suggested IMAP settings. If you wish you can also check forManual config button to enter the correct details. Enter the following information in the appropriate field:

Field

Input

Incoming Server hostname

mail.domain.com

Incoming Port Number

993

SSL drop-down menu

SSL/TLS

Authentication drop-down menu

Normal password

Outgoing Server hostname

mail.domain.com

Outgoing Port Number

587

SSL drop-down menu

STARTTLS

Authentication drop-down menu

Normal password

User Name

Full email address.


Click the Done button when you are finished.

Step 6

Click the OK button. You should now see your newly added account on the left-hand side of the Mozilla Thunderbird window. 

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