Setting up Mozilla Thunderbird
Mozilla Thunderbird is a free email client for Windows, Macintosh and Linux. It features a trainable spam filter and can be extended with downloadable plug ins. It will also import email messages and address books from other mail programs on your computer.
Here’s how configure Thunderbird for your account:
- Click the “Create a new account” button from the main screen. This opens the “Account Wizard”, which also opens automatically if Thunderbird hasn’t been used before.
- Choose “Email Account”. Click Next.
- Enter your name and email address. Click Next.
- Choose POP, set Incoming & Outgoing Server to: mail.secure-by-design.com. Click Next.
- Incoming User Name. Click Next, as the default is correct.
- Account Name. Click Next, as the default is correct.
- Uncheck “Download messages now”. Click Finish.
This configures the basic settings for your account. You will also need to enable the SSL encryption settings for it to work:
- Click Tools -> Account Settings (for Windows). Mac and Linux, click Edit -> Account Settings.
- Click on “Server Settings” on the left hand side.
- Check the SSL button in the Security Settings box.
- Click on “Outgoing Server (SMTP)” on the left hand side.
- Click on Edit on the right.
- Check the SSL button in the Security Settings box. Click OK.
- Click OK again.
- Click Get Mail to check your email.