How do I set up my email account in Mozilla Thuderbird 3?

  1. With Thunderbird 3 open Click on the file menu and select new and click on mail account
  2. Enter the following information:
  3. Your Name: Enter your name as you would like it to appear in the "From" field of your outgoing messages.
  4. Email Address: Enter your full mail address (e.g., john@example.com).
  5. Password: Enter your password.
  6. Click on continue
  7. Thunderbird will attempt to find your email setting automatically. If it fails, enter in:
    • User Name: Enter your full Email Address.
    • Incoming (POP3) Server: 'mail.yourdomain.com'
    • Outgoing (SMTP) Server: 'mail.yourdomain.com'
  8. Change your outgoing server setting to 25. While this setting should work, some ISP's (such as Telstra) block this port. If you have trouble sending mail, change this setting to first 465, and if your issues aren't resolved, 587.
  9. Click the create account button to finish your email setup

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