Setup Guide for Email in Thunderbird:

After installing Thunderbird or adding a mail account, you will be welcomed with the following window:


Step 1: Enter your name, email address, and password and click on Continue:

Thunderbird will try to automatically grab the server settings, please compare to the picture below.


Step 2: After shows these settings, click on Done

Thunderbird Server Settings


Step 3: You will get a warning message to remind you that email not being encrypted. Check the 'I understand the risks' box and click create account to finish:

That's it, you are done, the section below is just a guide for fixing the outgoing authenication setting, which you don't need to do if you followed the steps above.

Done!







Correcting Outgoing Sever for No Authentication

Click on Tools then Account Settings:

Click on Outgoing Server, then Edit...:

Change Authentication Method to No Authentication

Click OK to get out of the menus, and the fix is done.

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