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How to set-up email in Thunderbird For Mac

This guide takes you step-by-step through the process of setting up a new email account in Thunderbird

*Note: This guide defaults to IMAP and SSL

*Note Replace example@example.com with your domain name

Step 1. Launch Mozilla Thunderbird

Step 2. If you have the Accounts Screen open choose the option “Create New Account” followed by “Email” and proceed to Step 4. in the guide.

Alternatively, you can go to the top right on your toolbar and select the “Tools” option and click on “Account Settings

Step 3. You can click on “Account Actions” on the drop-down menu and select the option “Add Mail Account“.

Step 4 Ignore the automated option and select the option “Skip this and use my existing email

Step 5. Time to add your Email Settings.

  • Name – This will be the name in the “From” field when sending emails.
  • Email Address
  • Password

*If you’ve forgotten your password you can reset it in your Control Panel

Step 6. Click on “Continue

Step 7. Thunderbird will automatically configure your email settings now, but might pop-up with a security message, please simply ignore that and select “I Understand the risks” and click “Done

Step 8. You will be greeted by the “Mail Account Setup” screen to confirm your selected settings.

Select the option “Manual Config

Now its time to fill in your server settings.

  • Incoming 993 (POP3 – 995)
  • Select: This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)
  • Use the following type of encrypted connection is SSL/TLS
  • Outgoing 465 or 587
  • Select: This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)
  • Use the following type of encrypted connection is SSL/TLS
  • Incoming Mail Host – mail.wwebhost.com or your Cpanel Hostname
  • Outgoing Mail Host – mail.wwebhost.com or your Cpanel Hostname

Step 9. Then select the option “Re-test” followed by “Done

Step 10. You are done! Your email should be working on Thunderbird now.

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