Frequently Asked Question

Configure your mail in Thunderbird
Last Updated 4 years ago

If you are opening Thunderbird for the first time, a screen will pop up asking you to add a new account.

If you have used Thunderbird before, and have other accounts already configured, you have first click on Email under Set up an Account:

  1. First, enter your name as you want it show when you email your contact(s)
  2. Enter your email address next, e.g.
  3. Next, enter your password as you were given or entered
  4. Ensure that the checkbox Remember password is checked
  5. Click on Continue
  6. Thunderbird will then try to look up a configuration, and might give you for in- and outgoing mail servers (e.g.
  7. Click on the button Manual Config
  8. You can enter the information as displayed below: image
  9. For Username, please enter your full email address, e.g. (for both Incoming and Outgoing).
  10. Once entered, click Re-test. If entered correctly, it will find no errors
  11. Now hit Done. Enjoy!

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