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Setting Up Mozilla Thunderbird
- Select the Tools menu
- Select Account Settings
- Click the Account Actions button
- Click Add Mail Account
- Enter your Name as you would like it to appear on your outgoing mail messages.
- Enter your full Email address
- Enter your Email password
- Click the Continue button
- Thunderbird will now attempt to setup the account automatically. It will create an IMAP account and will not use SSL.
- Once the automatic setup has completed click Manual Setup
- Click the "Server Settings"
- Enter your full email address as the User Name
- Click Outgoing Server (SMTP) from the left hand column
- Highlight your new SMTP Server and click Edit
- Enter your entire email address as the User Name, under the Security and Authentication section
- Change the Port from Port: 25 (default) to 26
- To make it easier to remember, give this account a distinct nickname for future reference.
- Lastly click Ok
- Take a minute to review your account information. If everything appears to be fine, click Ok to finish.
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