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If you're having difficulty setting up your email account with Thunderbird version 1.x, follow these instructions.

If this is the first time using Thunderbird then follow the next few steps. Otherwise you can skip down to Account Settings and go from there.

When you first open Thunderbird the following window will appear:

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Make sure Email Account is selected and click Next:

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Fill in the following information:

Your Name Put your full name here (e.g. Joe Smith). You may wish to put your family name or organization if others will be using the same email (e.g. The Smith Family, ABC123 Publishing, etc...)
Email Address Your email address is username@yourdomain.com

Press Next and go to the Server Information window:

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Fill in the following information:

Server Type POP
Incoming Server Your Mail Server is imaxmail.com
Outgoing Server Your Outgoing Mail Server is imaxmail.com

Press Next and go to the User Names window:

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Fill in the following information:

Incoming User Name username@yourdomain.com

Press Next and go to the Account Name window:

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Fill in the following information:

Account Name Name this email account whatever you want.

If you have used Thunderbird before then follow these easy steps to make changes to an account.

From the Tools menu select Account Settings...

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This will bring up the following window:

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If you are editing an existing account then continue on. If you need to add a new account then go back to the top of this page and follow the steps in adding a new account. Once you have added the new account you can continue on with the other steps below.

Fill in the following information:

Account Name Name this email account whatever you want or keep the name you have.
Your Name Put your full name here (e.g. Joe Smith)
Email Address Your email address is username@yourdomain.com

Select Server Settings from the menu on the left.

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Change the following:

Server Name Your Mail Server is imaxmail.com
User Name Your POP Account ID is username@yourdomain.com

Make sure Use secure authentication is checked. You may want to check Check for new messages at startup if you want to have email checked automatically when you run Thunderbird. Once you are ready to move forward select Outgoing Server from the menu on the left.

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Change the following:

Server Name Your SMTP Server is imaxmail.com
Port Change the port to 587.
User Name Your SMPT User Name is username@yourdomain.com

Make sure Username and Password is checked and then click OK.

Click OK again to save these settings. You can now send and receive email with your iMaxWebSolutions account.

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