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

Configuring Thunderbird for your Bravehost 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, enter you Bravenet e-mail address
    2. Change the Incoming Server Hostname to
    3. Change the Outgoing Server Hostname to
    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.