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'''If at any time you don't have the information necessary to complete a step, contact your system administrator or [http://www.supranet.net/contact.php SupraNet] for help.'''
  
* Open Mozilla Thunderbird.
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# Open Mozilla Thunderbird.
* Open the Account Settings (Tools > Account Settings). Each email or newsgroup account that has already been configured is listed on the left side of the Account Settings dialog. These accounts correspond to the top-level folders displayed in the "All Folders" list. (If this is the first account you are configuring, you won't see any accounts)
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# If an email account already exists, click on the existing mail account. Navigate to the Accounts section and create a new email account.
* Click the '''Account Actions''' button and select '''Add Mail Account'''.
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# If you are setting up am email account on Thunderbird for the first time, click on the button that allows you to create a new email account.
 
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# Enter your name, full email address, and password. Click Continue.
*Enter your email account details and press Continue. Thunderbird will try to determine your account settings based on the domain portion of your email address (that is, the portion after the "@" symbol). Press the '''Stop''' button to abort the lookup, then edit the server names, port and IMAP/POP, and then press '''Manual Configuration''' to manually set up the the account.
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# Thunderbird may try to autodiscover mail settings. Select Manual configuration.
 
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#There should be a screen that looks as follows:
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For Incoming mail,
 
For Incoming mail,

Revision as of 09:09, 10 July 2017


To add a new account to Mozilla Thunderbird

If at any time you don't have the information necessary to complete a step, contact your system administrator or SupraNet for help.

  1. Open Mozilla Thunderbird.
  2. If an email account already exists, click on the existing mail account. Navigate to the Accounts section and create a new email account.
  3. If you are setting up am email account on Thunderbird for the first time, click on the button that allows you to create a new email account.
  4. Enter your name, full email address, and password. Click Continue.
  5. Thunderbird may try to autodiscover mail settings. Select Manual configuration.
  6. There should be a screen that looks as follows:


Thunderbird 1.PNG

For Incoming mail,

  • Define the Incoming protocol to be IMAP
  • Enter the server hostnmae
  • Enter a port of 143
  • Select none for SSL
  • Select 'Normal Password' as the Authentication method
  • Enter the full email address as the username


For Outgoing mail,

  • Define the Outgoing protocol to be SMTP
  • Enter the server hostname
  • Enter a port of 587
  • Enter the full email address as the username


Click Done
That's it! If you have any questions, or the configuration didn't go quite as planned, contact your network administrator or SupraNet for help.