Mozilla Thunderbird

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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:


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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.