Windows: Setup Thunderbird

Thunderbird Setup:

  1. Start by opening up thunderbird either from the start menu or from an icon on your desktop.

  2. With the program open click the Tools button at the top, then select Account Settings.

  3. Click the Add Account button on the lower left.

  4. Select the E-mail Account option and then click Next.

  5. In the Your Name: Field type in your name. In the E-mail Address: Field type in your whole e-mail address. Press Next.

  6. Select the option at the top that says POP. For your Incoming Server: Enter mail.iinet.com For the Outgoing Server: Enter smtp.iinet.com Press Next.

  7. For both the Incoming User Name: and Outgoing User Name: Enter your full e-mail address. Press Next.

  8. Your Account Name: Should be already have your full e-mail address listed. Press Next.

  9. Press Finish.

  10. You should be taken to the account properties page. Click "server settings" and ensure the checkbox for "leave a copy of mail on the server" is unchecked, having this checked can result in unwanted disk storage charges. Next, select the option on the left side that says, Outgoing Server (SMTP) and press the button on the right that says Edit.

  11. The Description and Server Name should both be smtp.iinet.com the Port should be 587. Under Security and Administration the Use Name and Password should be checked. The Use Secure Connection: Should have the option TLS Selected. Press OK. And then press OK again.

  12. The first time you try to Send or Receive e-mail it will ask you for your password. Enter your password and you can check the box if you wish thunderbird to remember the password and never ask you for it. If you do not know your password you can contact our technical support for assistance with this. Our contact information is located > HERE <

  13. You are now setup, enjoy your e-mail account. If you have any other issues you can find additional support articles at http://support.iinet.com/

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