How to configure Thunderbird for pop3 mail


This article describes how-to setup Mozilla Thunderbird to send & receive email using POP3 and your hosted email address.

Before you start checklist

Have the following details ready before you start:

  • Your domain name
  • Your email address
  • Your email password

Configuring Mozilla Thunderbird

  1. At the New Account Setup page select Email account, and then click Next
  2. Enter your name and email address. Click Next.
  3. Select POP3 for the incoming mail server and enter:
    • Incoming Mail Server as, replacing with the domain of your hosting account.
    • Outgoing Mail Server as, replacing with the domain of your hosting account.

    Click Next.

  4. Enter your full email address (e.g. for the Incoming User Name. Click Next.
  5. Enter a name by which you would like to refer to this account. Click Next.
  6. Click Finish.

Thunderbird is now configured to send and receive email using your e-mail address.

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