Thunderbird is a free, open-source, cross-platform application for managing email, news feeds, chat, and news groups. It is a local (rather than browser or web-based) email application that is powerful yet easy-to-use. If you are new to thunderbird you may feel difficulty in configuring your email in thunderbird. In this post we will learn how to setup email account for first time in Mozilla Thunderbird.



Steps to add your email account in Mozilla thunderbird:

  • Go to start menu.
  • Search for thunderbird.
  • Press enter to open thunderbird on PC.
  • You will see form to fill your details if you have not setup email in thunderbird.
  • Type name you want to use for email.
  • Type your email address that you want to setup in thunderbird.
  • Now type your password.
  • Click on continue. Everything will be configured automatically if you are using Gmail or outlook account.
  • Click on done.
  • Now login form will open with your email typed.
  • Click on next.
  • Enter your password again.
  • Verify your account if you have enabled 2-step verification.
  • Now you have to allow Mozilla Thunderbird Email to access your google account.
  • So we will click on allow.
  • Now we have setup successfully, you will see message here that account has been created successfully. You will see all email and folders are loading.

That's all.


Reference Video:

Watch this video for complete process to setup your email account in Mozilla thunderbird.