Friday, June 10, 2011

How to setup email account in Mozilla Thunderbird

Mozilla Thunderbird is an open source cross-platform email and Usenet client based on Mozilla code. It function the same as Microsoft Outlook to make it easier for users to manage email and RSS feeds based data in one single platform.

How to Setup Email in Mozilla Thunderbird Account:

1. Go to Tools and Account Settings



2. Account Action and Add Mail Account. Key all the required details Your Name, Email Address, Password.




3. Go to Server Setting
  • Add server name, Port, E-Mail Username
  • Connection Security. In this example using SSL/TLS
  • Authentication Method: Normal Password

4. Go to Outgoing Server (SMTP)
  • Add description: Input any name here
  • Server name (example): smtp.example.com
  • Port (example): 25
  • Username (example): example@gmail.com

Done!! You can start receiving emails contents from your hosted mail server. Please note that information details of the incoming, outgoing (SMTP) server, username and password as well as the port are provided by the email service provider you subscribed to.

How to add RSS feed to Mozilla Thunderbird:

1. Go to Tools and Account Settings
2. Account Actions and Add Other account 
3. Choose Blogs and News feeds


4. Give your folder name and manage subscription


5. Add the RSS Feed address.