How To set up Hotmail Account in Thunderbird?

First open up Thunderbird and go to Tools then Account Settings.

  1. In Account Settings click on Add Account located toward the bottom of the window.
  2. Next select Email Account.
  3. Now enter in your your name and the Hotmail or Live email account you want to add.

How do I set up a Thunderbird email account?

To Set Up Your E-mail Account in Mozilla Thunderbird

  1. In Mozilla Thunderbird, from the Tools menu select Account Settings.
  2. Select Email account, and then click Next.
  3. Enter your name and e-mail address.
  4. Select POP or IMAP as the type of incoming server you are using.

Is Hotmail a POP or IMAP?

POP3 and IMAP access is available to Hotmail, and Windows Live Mail users. So, please see below for IMAP and POP3 email account settings in MailWasher IMAP access is preferred as it's quicker to setup, more reliable and lets you sync all your emails across all your devices.

How do I configure Thunderbird for Outlook?

Follow these steps to set up your email account in Thunderbird using IMAP.

  1. Open the Thunderbird Menu.
  2. Select Options > Account Settings.
  3. Select the Account Actions dropdown arrow and choose Add Mail Account.
  4. Enter Your name, the Email address for your account, and the Password.
  5. Select Continue.

How do I access my Thunderbird email?

Using in Mozilla Thunderbird

  1. Enable POP access in
  2. Select Tools > Account Settings from the menu in Mozilla Thunderbird.
  3. Click Add Account.
  4. Make sure Email account is selected.
  5. Click Continue.
  6. Enter your name under Your Name.
  7. Type your email address under Email Address.
  8. Click Continue.

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