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Thunderbird 3 (POP)

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posted this on August 20, 2010 10:19

Please note: POP & IMAP are available only to Hushmail Premium with Desktop Access and Hushmail Business with Desktop Access subscribers.
After you have set up Thunderbird 3 to access your Hushmail account, set up Enigmail to encrypt, decrypt and digitally sign your email.

Set up Thunderbird 3 to work with Hushmail (POP)

You can download Mozilla Thunderbird for free.

  1. From the Tools menu, select Account Settings, then click Account Actions, and finally click Add Mail Account.

    Thunderbird_3.x_IMAP-1.png

  2. Type your name, email address and passphrase in to the space provided.

    When you have finished entering your account information, click Continue.

    Thunderbird_3.x_IMAP-2.png

  3. After Thunderbird detects your account settings, click Edit.

    Thunderbird_3.x_IMAP-3.png

  4. Enter your account information as shown below. When you have finished, click Create Account.

    Username: your full email address
    Incoming: pop.hushmail.com POP 995 STARTTLS
    Outgoing: smtp.hushmail.com SMTP 587 STARTTLS

    Thunderbird_3x_POP-1.png

  5. From the Tools menu, select Account Settings and then Outgoing Server (SMTP).

    Click Set Default.

    Thunderbird_3x_POP-3.png

  6. Click Edit and confirm that your full email address is displayed in the User Name field.

    Click OK.

    Thunderbird_3x_POP-4.png

Troubleshooting

If you're having trouble sending email, try again with the following alternate SMTP server settings:

Alternate SMTP server 1

Server hostname: smtp.hushmail.com
Port: 587
SSL: Enabled (instead of TLS)

Alternate SMTP server 2

Server hostname: smtp.hushmail.com
Port: 465
SSL: Enabled (instead of TLS)

 
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