Email Client Setup: Thunderbird 78
Mozilla Thunderbird 78 is an open-source email client and can be used as an alternative to Microsoft Outlook. It is available as a free download from their website. Listed below are the default incoming and outgoing mail servers that you will need in configuring your email account on Mozilla Thunderbird 78.
|Outbound Server SMTP||smtp.ipage.com||Port 587|
|Inbound Server IMAP||imap.ipage.com||Port 143|
|Inbound Server POP||pop.ipage.com||Port 110|
With SSL Settings
|Outbound Server SMTP||smtp.ipage.com||Port 465|
|Inbound Server IMAP||imap.ipage.com||Port 993|
|Inbound Server POP||pop.ipage.com||Port 995|
Setting Up Thunderbird 78
Step 1: Launch Mozilla Thunderbird. If you are launching it for the first time, you will directly see the window as shown below. If you have already configured some other email accounts on Thunderbird, you can click on File Menu > New > Get a New Mail account to see the window as shown below.
Click on Skip this and use my existing mail.
Step 2: Enter your name, email address, and password. Check Remember password and click on Configure manually.
Step 3: You will see that the system automatically pops up your non-SSL hostnames in the format smtp.domainname.com and imap.domainname.com.
Refer to the Email Client Settings above, and based on your preferences, enter the respective hostnames, port numbers, and encryption methods for the Incoming Mail and Outgoing Mail servers.
Step 4: As mentioned earlier, we are using SSL Hostnames for SMTP and IMAP protocols.
Click on Re-test after entering the settings to see if the configuration is successful.
Click on Done.
Step 5: You can now send and receive emails on your Email Client.