Hosted Email:Thunderbird Mac

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1. Open Thunderbird and click on Account Settings under the Tools menu.

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2. Select Outgoing Server (SMTP) from the left column and then click the Add... button.

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3. Fill out the settings window as show below and click ok. Use secure connection can be set to either No or SSL. Click Ok when you are finished.

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4. Now click the Add Account... button.

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5. Select Email account and click Continue.

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6. Type in your Name and Email address and then click Continue.

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7. Fill out the information as shown below and click Continue.
Note: The server type can be set to either IMAP or POP however for maximum compatibility and additional features we strongly suggest selecting IMAP as the server type.

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8. Type in your Email Address for the Incoming User Name and click Continue.

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9. You can set the account name to anything you like, but to keep things simple we suggest using your email address. Click Continue when finished.

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10. Review the information listed and make sure its correct, when finished click the Done button. You should now be able to send and receive messages.

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