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How to set up email account in Thunderbird

Our hosting packages support IMAP, POP3, and SMTP, so configuring Mozilla Thunderbird mail client will be an easy task. To begin, you will need to get your email client configuration details from cPanel-> E-mail Accounts section.

Once you are there, open Set Up Mail Client section near your desired e-mail account.

You will then see the settings required to configure Thunderbird. We recommend using the Secure SSL/TLS settings.

Next, open your Thunderbird email client and proceed to add a new account.

You will be offered to create a new e-mail account, but since you already have one, select the Skip this and use my existing email button.

Then, you will need to enter the following information:

  • Your name - enter the sender name that you wish to have displayed on your e-mails.
  • E-mail address and Password - fill in the e-mail account credentials that you created in cPanel
  • Tick the box to Remember Password if you do not wish to enter it every time that you connect.

After you press Continue, the email client will attempt to automatically gather your server's details. To make sure they are correct, select Manual Config and check if you need to make any changes.

If you use the Secure SSL/TLS settings provided in cPanel, your final configuration should look similar to this:

Make sure that your Incoming and Outgoing usernames represent the e-mail account you plan to use. Once you confirm the details, Re-test them and press Done to finish the setup process. You will now be able to manage your e-mail account via Thunderbird client.