How to configure Mozilla Thunderbird to use POP3s or IMAPs encryption

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POP3S

  1. In the left pane of Thunderbird, highlight your email address.
  2. Select View settings for this account.
  3. In the left panel, select Server Settings.
  4. Ensure you have the following settings:
    • Server name = hostname of the POP3S server
    • Port = 995
    • User Name = your username
    • Connection security = SSL/TLS
    • Authentication method = Normal password

 


IMAPS

  1. In the left pane of Thunderbird, highlight your email address.
  2. Select View settings for this account.
  3. In the left panel, select Server Settings.
  4. Ensure you have the following settings:
    • Server name = hostname of the IMAPS server
    • Port = 993
    • User Name = your username
    • Connection security = SSL/TLS
    • Authentication method = Normal password

 



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