Thunderbird 8.0 – IMAP (Windows)

Thunderbird 8.0 – IMAP (Windows)

Key Mail Server Settings:
Server Type

Incoming Mail Server =
Outgoing Mail Server =

On the Toolbar click Tools and select Account Settings from the menu.


The Account Settings or Local Folders window opens.
Click Account Actions.
Click Add Mail Account.


 Enter Your name (as you want it to appear in sent messages), Email address and Password.
Click Continue to choose your configuration.

Choose IMAP and click Create Account.


Review the following Warning and choose I understand the risks and then click Create Account.

Review the Server Settings.

Server Information:
Server Type
=  IMAP Mail Server

Server Name =
Port = 143 (default)
User Name = Enter your full email address
Security Settings = Same as listed in image

Click OK.




Review the Outgoing Server (SMTP) Settings.

Server Name =
Port = 587
Click OK.

Your setup is complete.

The first time you check your e-mail you may be prompted to enter your password. Click Use Password Manager to remember this password unless you want to enter it each time for security reasons.


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