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You can set up Thunderbird to send and receive email from your email hosted at Web Hosting Hub. This guide was written using the latest version of Thunderbird, version 3.0, but the instructions are similar in older version as well.
First, open Thunderbird on your computer. Once you have opened up the application, we will add a new account:
|Mail Account Setup
|Incoming:||If your domain is pointed to Web Hosting Hub, the incoming mail server will be mail.yourdomain.com. For example, mail.whhsupport.com would be the mail server for whhsupport.com. The Incoming Port should already be filled in but if not, place in 143. Under the drop down, select "None."|
|Outgoing||This will be the same as your Incoming Mail Server, mail.yourdomain.com. For the port, use 587. Under the drop down, select "None."|
|Authentication||For both Incoming and Outgoing, please make sure Normal password is selected.|
Click "Create Account" to go back to the Account Settings screen, and you have added your email account to Thunderbird! Remember that if you are having trouble sending email then you can change the outgoing port in case the port is blocked by your ISP. You can also change your settings to connect via SSL. We discuss these changes in other articles in the Knowledge Database.
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