How to Add an Email Account to Mozilla Thunderbird for Mac or Windows

To add an email account to Mozilla Thunderbird for Mac or Windows:

  1. Ensure that you have already created the desired email account in your hosting account’s cPanel.

  2. Open Mozilla Thunderbird on your Mac or Windows PC.

  3. Select Account Settings from the Tools menu.

  4. At the bottom of the list on the left, click Account Actions.

  5. Select Add Mail Account...

  6. Enter the following details:

    • Your name: (The name you wish to show in the From field)

    • Email address: (Full email address of the email account)

    • Password: (Password of the email account)

    • Remember password: Yes

  7. Click the Continue button.

  8. Select IMAP (remote folders).

  9. Click the Manual config button.

  10. Enter the following details:

    Incoming
    Outgoing
    Username
    • Incoming: (Full email address of the email account)

    • Outgoing: (Full email address of the email account)

  11. Click the Done button.

  12. In the left column, under your newly-added email address, click Junk Settings.

  13. Enter the following details:

    • Enable adaptive junk mail controls for this account: Off

    • Trust junk mail headers set by: Off

    • Move new junk messages to: Junk folder on: (Full email address)

    • Automatically delete junk mail older than: Off

  14. Click the OK button.

The email account should now be listed and ready for use in Mozilla Thunderbird for Mac or Windows!