1. Open Thunderbird.
2. Click ‘Tools’ and select ‘Account Settings’.
3. An ‘Internet Account Settings’ window should open, click ‘Add Account’ and select ‘Email Account’, click ‘Next’.
4. You should then be asked for your name (this is the name associated with your email address, people who receive your emails will see this as the sender) and your email address, enter these and click ‘Next’.
5. You should then be asked for your server information. Select ‘POP’, ‘Incoming server’ needs to be ‘mail.yourdomainname.co.uk’, tick the ‘Use Global Inbox’ checkbox and if this the first time you’ve used Thunderbird the ‘Outgoing Server’ box will display, enter your internet service provider’s outgoing mail server (if you don’t have this information enter the same details that are in the ‘Incoming Server’ box). Click ‘Next’.
6. You should then be asked for your ‘Incoming User Name’ (usually your email address for this account), then click ‘Next’.
7. You should then be asked for your account name, this is for your reference so the account can be stored on your computer as something more memorable. After entering this information click ‘Next’.
8. Thunderbird should then show you your settings, check that these appear correctly, then click ‘Finish’.
9. A window should now display asking for the ‘Mail Server Password’, this is the password associated with your email account. Enter your password then click ‘OK’ to finish setting up your account.