Thunderbird 1.5

  1. Open Thunderbird, and select Tools > Account Settings.

  2. Click Add Account.
  3. Select the Email account radio button and click Next. The Identity screen appears.
  4. Enter your full name in the Your Name field. Enter your full email address ( in the Email Address field, and click Next.

  5. Select POP as the type of incoming server you are using. Enter in the Incoming Server field.
  6. Set the Outgoing Server to, and click Next.

  7. Enter your Gmail username (including in the Incoming User Name and Outgoing User Name fields, and click Next.

  8. Enter a name for your email account in the Account Name field, and click Next.

  9. Verify your account information in the dialog box, and click Finish.

  10. Select Server Settings from the folder list below your new account.

  11. Update the Port value to 995.
  12. In the Security Settings section, select SSL from the Use secure connection options.
  13. Select Check for messages at startup and Automatically download new messages
  14. Click Outgoing Server (SMTP) in the folder list

  15. Select the (Default) entry from the list and click Edit. The SMTP Server page appears.
  16. Enter as the Server Name and set the Port to 587.

  17. Select Use name and password and enter your username (including in the User Name field.
  18. Select TLS from the Use secure connection radio buttons and click OK.
  19. Click OK to save your changes and exit the Account Settings dialog.