If you receive the following error in Thunderbird:

Send Message Error
Sending of message failed. The message could not be sent because the connection to SMTP server domain.com timed out. Try again or contact your network administrator.

send_message_error

... you'll want to double check your SMTP settings. For more help with finding your correct settings, please see: What are my email settings?

This error can be caused by:

  • Incorrect port + SSL settings (for example, using port 465 without SSL)
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