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:
Username: enter your full email address
Select POP3 after the Incoming mail server name.
For POP3 use 995 – SSL Enabled
Outgoing SMTP port – 587 SSL Enabled
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.
Step 9: If you wish to setup with POP uses follows
Note: Leave a copy of messages on the server:
i) Place a tick in this box if you want to leave a copy of your downloaded mail on the server (recommended if you access this account from another device, such as a mobile phone).
ii) Remove the tick if you would prefer to have the messages deleted immediately after they have been downloaded.
Step 10: Click “Next”, your email account is configured.
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