How to Setup a cPanel Email account with Mozilla Thunderbird?

Thunderbird is a nice email client software for managing your email. You can setup a cPanel email account with Mozilla Thunderbird and receive/send email.

We will use a test email account [email protected] in this tutorial. For automatic email account set up you need to do the following:

1. Go to File > New > Existing Mail Account:

2. In Mail Account Setup window enter the following details:

Your Name: the name you would like the recipients of your emails to see
E-Mail Address: your full email address
Password: password for your email account.

Make sure you do not have blank spaces in it.

3. Once all the fields are filled, click Continue:

4. You will see Configuration found at email provider message.
Make sure that your Incoming and Outgoing configuration was detected properly and matches the one you can see on the screenshot below:

Click Done if it is the same.

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