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Setting Up Your Email Address in Mozilla Thunderbird

This tutorial shows you how you can set up your email on Mozilla Thunderbird v.17.0.5, however this may work with different versions of Thunderbird or other similar email clients.

To Set Up Your E-mail Account in Mozilla Thunderbird v.17.0.5

 

Firstly with Mozilla Thunderbird open, click Create a new account.

Setting Up Your Email Address in Mozilla Thunderbird

 

Click Skip this and use my existing email.

Setting Up Your Email Address in Mozilla Thunderbird

 

On the Mail Account Setup window, enter your information as follows:

Your Name

Your first and last name.

E-mail Address

The Email address e.g. jsmith@coolexample.com

Password

Your email account password.

Click Continue

Setting Up Your Email Address in Mozilla Thunderbird

 

In previous versions of Mozilla Thunderbird you had to know your IMAP, SMTP, and SSL/TLS settings. Now all you need to provide is your name, email address, and password. The set up wizardry will then check the database and find the email settings for you.

It should say Configuration found at email provider.

Click Done.

Setting Up Your Email Address in Mozilla Thunderbird

 

Your Inbox will now be on the left.

 

Setting Up Your Email Address in Mozilla Thunderbird

Written by Anthony Quigley

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