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Mozilla Thunderbird Email Set Up

1. Launch Mozilla Thunderbird

Add a new email account:

2. Select File from the top menu bar and then New and Mail Account

Mail Account Setup:

3. Enter your name (which will appear the “From” field in your emails), email address and password, then click Continue

Automatic settings check:

4. 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.

5. Click Manual Setup

Manual Setup:

6. On the next screen (Server Settings), adjust the Server Name to pop.your-domain.co.za and ensure that the Port is set to the 110. User name should be your full email address i.e. you@your-domain.com.

7. Ensure that the Use secure authentication checkbox is NOT ticked

Outgoing Server Settings:

8. 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, then click Set Default (if not already the default).

9. Click Edit

SMTP Server:

10. Enter your smtp server which is given by your Internet Service Provider who supplies you with your ADSL / Internet connection.

11. Click OK

12. Your Thunderbird homepage will now display and you should now be set up to send and receive mail.