Set up Thunderbird (SSL)

Details for setting up Thunderbird on Apexhost mail servers.

Install Thunderbird

1.. When thunderbird first opens you will see the following.




2.. Click on the Skip this and use my existing email
3.. Next screen is this one.




4.. Enter your name and email address and the password for that address.
5.. Click on continue then click on the Manual Config button.



6.. Clicking on the manual config button opens this window.




7.. It is VERY important to get all fields here 100% correct.

Incoming IMAP iswww.getmymail.com.auPort 993 SSL selected, Authentication Normal.
Outgoing SMTP is www,getmymail.com.au Port 465 SSL selected, Authentication Normal.
Username is your FULL email address in both incoming and outgoing

Click on DONE one you have set all the above, do not click on Re-Test

You should see this screen with your new account setup as below.







  • 2 Users Found This Useful
Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

Set up a Mail Alias account in the control panel

How to create a Mail Alias in the control panel. Login to the control panel at...

Using SMTP auth for Outlook 2007 / 2010 (Recommended)

Note: These settings are not required if you setup outlook to use SSLNOTE: Ensure your Incoming...

Set up Outlook 2003 (SSL)

Setting up SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) in Outlook allows for secure e-mail communication. Please...

Ports: Changing Outgoing port for Bigpond, Optus, etc

NOTE: Only use this if you are NOT using SSL.Bigpond and Optus and many other providers now block...

Issues: Trouble receiving emails from some people

There are many possible reasons for this. Please find below some possible solutions: 1.. Bounce....