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How to configure email account in Mozilla Thunder bird client via IMAP

Step 1: Open Thunderbird then click on Tools and select Account Settings.
Step 2: Click on Account Actions and select Add Mail Account.
Step 3: Enter your name, your Hover email address, and your email password then click on Continue.
Step 4: Thunderbird will try to auto configure the account settings. The orange status lights indicate that a test connection failed. Click on the Edit button.
Step 5: The following settings need to be entered:

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Username: enter your full Hover email address
Incoming: mail.domain.com (or) hostname
Outgoing: mail.domain.com (or) hostname

Note : Use your domain name in domain.com field

Select IMAP after the Incoming mail server name.

For IMAP use 143 – SSL Disabled ( If SSL enabled Use 993)
Outgoing SMTP port – 25 or 587 or 26 ( If SSL enabled use 465)
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Step 6: Once these settings have been entered, click on the Re-test Configuration button.
Step 7: The configuration test was successful, as indicated by the green lights. Click on Create Account.
Step 8: The account configuration has been completed. Click OK.

[Note: If you are using SSL port numbers, kindly use server hostname for Incoming and Outgoing mail servers.]

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