How to Setup Email on Windows – Thunderbird

Setting up Email on your Windows device – Thunderbird Email.

Thunderbird is a free, open-source, cross-platform application for managing Email, News Feeds, Chat, and News Groups. It is a local email application, meaning it installs and runs as a client on your computer, being rather than browser or web-based. It is powerful yet easy-to-use and has a ton of useful features.

To add your Email to Mozilla Thunderbird simply do the following:

1st things first, if you haven’t already installed Mozilla Thunderbird, you need to install Mozilla Thunderbird. Google it, download, and install it… or just click THIS LINK.

  1. Open Thunderbird EMail (it’ll take you into the setup screen immediately). Enter your “Full Name“, “Email Address“, and “Password“.
  2. Click on “Configure Manually“.

3. Enter the following information:

Incoming Server

  • Protocol: IMAP
  • Hostname: “
  • Port: 993
  • Connection Security: “SSL/TLS
  • Authentication method: “Encrypted Password
  • Username: “Email Address

Outgoing Server

  • Hostname: “
  • Port: 587
  • Connection Security: “STARTTLS
  • Authentication method: “Encrypted Password
  • Username: “Email Address


4. Click on “Done“.

5. Click “Finish“.

That’s it! You’ve successfully setup Thunderbird E-Mail on your Windows device.

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