Set up POP – Mozilla Thunderbird

To set up Thunderbird for POP, perform the following steps:
1. In Thunderbird, select File / New / Existing Mail Account
2. Enter your first and last name in the Your name box. This is the name that will appear in the From field of messages you send
3. In the Email address box, enter your entire email address (e.g.,
4. In the Password box, enter the password for your email account
5. Click the Continue button. Thunderbird will attempt to automatically detect account settings, but click the Manual Config button at this time
6. Under Mail Account Setup, enter the following information:

  • Username: Your full email address (e.g.,
  • Incoming Server hostname:
  • Outgoing server hostname:
  • POP / IMAP drop-down menu: Select POP3
  • Incoming port number: 995
  • Incoming SSL drop-down menu: SSL/TLS
  • Outgoing port number: 465
  • Incoming SSL drop-down menu: SSL/TLS
  • Authentication for both servers: Normal Password

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