How do I set up my email account in Mozilla Thunderbird 2?

  1. With Thunderbird 2 open Click on the tools menu and select account settings
  2. Click the add account button
  3. Select Email account and click next
  4. Enter the following information: 
    • Your Name: Enter your name as you would like it to appear in the "From" field of your outgoing messages.
    • Email Address: Enter your full mail address (e.g., john@example.com).
  5. Click the next button
  6. Make sure POP is selected and enter
  7. Incoming (POP3) Server: 'mail.yourdomain.com'
  8. Outgoing (SMTP) Server: 'mail.yourdomain.com'
  9. Click the next button
  10. Enter in
    • User Name: Enter your full Email Address
    • Click the next button
    • Enter in the account name
  11. Click the next button
  12. Click finish if all the information is correct
  13. Click on tools menu and click account settings
  14. Click on outgoing server and click edit
  15. 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.
  16. Click ok then ok again
  17. Click on get mail and enter in your password to finish configuring your email account

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