Mozilla Thunderbird

To configure your email account in Mozilla Thunderbird on your computer:

  • Click Tools > Account Settings in top the menu bar
  • Click Account Actions > Add Mail Account
  • Enter your name, email address and email password.
  • Click Continue
  • Thunderbird should automatically detect and fill in all the settings, so just click "Done"

The configuration is now complete.

Manual Configuration

If for some reason Thunderbird is unable to automatically detect the email settings, follow these steps to configure manually:

  • Access cPanel in your web browser,
  • Click the "Mail Accounts" icon in cPanel
  • Next to the email address you wish to access using Thunderbird, click "Connect Devices"
  • Then click the "Set up Mail Client" link which appears
  • Scroll down and look for the "Secure SSL/TLS Settings (Recommended)" section.
  • Make a note of settings in this section.
  • Then in Thunderbird, click Tools > Account Settings in top the menu bar
  • Click Account Actions > Add Mail Account
  • Enter your name, email address and email password.
  • Click Continue
  • Click "Manual Config"
  • Fill in the form on the following screen using the settings you noted down earlier.
  • Click Done

Screenshots

Click Account Actions > Add Mail Account

Click Account Actions > Add Mail Account

Enter your, name email address and email password

Enter your, name email address and email password

Complete the form per the Secure SSL/TLS Settings from cPanel

You will only need to complete this section if Thunderbird is unable to detect the settings automatically.

Complete the form per the Secure SSL/TLS Settings from cPanel

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