Difference between revisions of "Thunderbird"


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# Click '''File''', '''New''', then the '''Existing Mail Accounts option'''
 
# Click '''File''', '''New''', then the '''Existing Mail Accounts option'''
 
# Fill out the following fields:<br/>[[File:thunderbirdAddressConfig.png|Address Settings]]
 
# Fill out the following fields:<br/>[[File:thunderbirdAddressConfig.png|Address Settings]]
## Your Name - Enter your name here
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## '''Your Name''' - Enter your name here
## Email Address - Enter your Bravenet e-mail address
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## '''Email Address''' - Enter your Bravenet e-mail address
## Password - Enter the password for the Bravenet e-mail address
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## '''Password''' - Enter the password for the Bravenet e-mail address
 
# Click '''Continue'''
 
# Click '''Continue'''
 
# Click on '''Manual Settings'''<br/>[[File:thunderbirdServerConfig.png| Server Settings]]
 
# Click on '''Manual Settings'''<br/>[[File:thunderbirdServerConfig.png| Server Settings]]

Revision as of 12:56, 14 June 2012

Thunderbird is a free, open source email client developed by the Mozilla Foundation.

Configuring Thunderbird for your Bravenet Account

  1. Start Thunderbird
  2. Click File, New, then the Existing Mail Accounts option
  3. Fill out the following fields:
    Address Settings
    1. Your Name - Enter your name here
    2. Email Address - Enter your Bravenet e-mail address
    3. Password - Enter the password for the Bravenet e-mail address
  4. Click Continue
  5. Click on Manual Settings
    Server Settings
    1. In the Username field, replace the contents with your full Bravenet e-mail address
    2. Change the Incoming Server Hostname to mail.bravehost.com
    3. Change the Outgoing Server Hostname to mail.bravehost.com
    4. Change the Outgoing Port to 465.
    5. Click on Re-test to finish configuring the servers.
  6. Note that Outgoing SSL will now be set to STARTTLS, as long as the port is set to 465 before clicking Re-test
  7. Click the Create Account button and your account should now work correctly

You can test your incoming and outgoing mail settings by sending yourself an email.