Add an email account with Thunderbird Mail

Learn how to add one or more of your email accounts in Mail on your Android mobille or tablet.
To add an email account on your Android device, follow these steps:

Step One

Start Mozilla Thunderbird and click on the Create a new account link in the local folders section.
create a new account

Step Two

Click on the Skip this and use my existing email button.
skip this and use email

Step Three

Enter your name, the email address you wish to add and the email address password.
Tick the Remember password option and then click on the Continue button.

account set up

Please note: Thunderbird will now attempt to set up your email. This will fail, but don't worry we will enter the settings manually now.

Please note: You can now choose between using POP3 or IMAP. To find out more about these protocols check out this FAQ.

Step Four

Enter as the server hostname.
The port should be set to 993 for IMAP or 995 for POP3.
Now set the SSL to SSL/TLS and the Authentication to Normal password.

Setup details incoming server

Step Five
Now enter as the outgoing server hostname. Set the port to 465, the security type as SSL/TLS and the authentication as Normal password. Enter your email address as the username. Once you have entered these settings click on the Done button.incoming server settings
Step Six

That's it, your now ready to start sending and receiving email straight away
mailbox is now set up

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