Thunderbird is famous for being a free and open-source email client. It can manage multiple emails, newsgroup, newsfeed, and chat (i.e., Twitter). Thunderbird is used widely by Windows and Apple users.
The instructions below are for both Windows and Apple users:
Step 1. Open Thunderbird.
Step 2. Under Set up an account, click Email.
Step 3. Enter the desired name (display name), email address, and your password.
Step 4. Click Continue.
Step 5. It will start to look for configuration, however, click on Manual config.
Step 6. Enter the incoming and outgoing hostnames, usernames, SSL, and authentication. Click Done.
|Your Name||Display name of your email when you send out emails.|
|Email Address||Enter your full email address, such as email@example.com.|
|Password||Enter that password of your email account.|
|Account Type||Choose whether you want to use POP or IMAP. (Beside first Server hostname.)|
|Server Hostname||Both incoming and outgoing server address should be: mail.yourdomain.com.|
|Username||Enter your full email address, such as firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Authentication||Select Normal Password for both SSL and Non-SSL connection.|
Step 7. A warning will pop-up, tick the box for ‘I understand the risks.’. Click Done.
Thunderbird will sync your emails and folders if you have them. It may take time for the emails to sync. Kindly keep Thunderbird open and connected to the internet.