Mozilla Thunderbird on Mac OS X
Configuring Mozilla Thunderbird on Mac OS X
Download Mozilla Thunderbird
Visit http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/ to download Thunderbird
Select Save File, then click OK
Double click the .dmg file to start the install process, this may take a moment or two.
Thunderbird Application Folder
Drag and drop the Thunderbird icon on to the Application folder, this process may take a short time to complete.
Launch Thunderbird - the screen shot example is using Spotlight.
Internet Application Warning
If prompted or warned about launching Thunderbird, click Open.
Thunderbird - Create New Account
Thunderbird will now let you set up your mail account, do so by click on Create a new account (found in the middle of the application)
Thunderbird - Account Information
You will see a screen asking for your account information.
Thunderbird - Mail Server Settings
After you click on Continue, the screen will expand and ask for mail server information. The next step is setting up the mail client with the incoming and outgoing mail servers.
NOTE: The alert that Thunderbird failed to find the settings for your email account is a warning that can be safely ignored.
In the Username: field, enter your complete email address.
In the row that starts with Incoming:
Moving on to the next row starting with Outgoing:
Click on Create Account button.
Thunderbird Mail Client
This will take you back to the main interface of the mail client. The setup of Thunderbird is now complete.
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