Thunderbird is a free, open source email client developed by the Mozilla Foundation.
Configuring Thunderbird for your Bravehost Account
- Start Thunderbird
- Click File, New, then the Existing Mail Accounts option
- Fill out the following fields:
- Your Name - Enter your name here
- Email Address - Enter your Bravenet e-mail address
- Password - Enter the password for the Bravenet e-mail address
- Click Continue
- Click on Manual Settings
- In the Username field, enter you Bravenet e-mail address
- Change the Incoming Server Hostname to mail.bravehost.com
- Change the Outgoing Server Hostname to mail.bravehost.com
- Change the Outgoing Port to 465.
- Click on Re-test to finish configuring the servers.
- Note that Outgoing SSL will now be set to STARTTLS, as long as the port is set to 465 before clicking Re-test
- 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.