Thunderbird (POP)

Please note: POP & IMAP are available only to Hushmail Premium with Desktop Access. All Hushmail Business accounts come with POP & IMAP included.

Set up Thunderbird 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.

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

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

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  3. After Thunderbird detects your account settings, select POP3 (keep mail on your computer), then click Manual config.

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  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 110 STARTTLS
    Outgoing: smtp.hushmail.com SMTP 587 STARTTLS

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  5.  De-select Leave messages on server to download messages from your account to your computer. If you would like to leave a copy of your messages on the server then make sure that Leave messages on serveris selected

Troubleshooting

If you're having trouble downloading your email, try again with the following alternate POP server settings:

Alternate POP server

Server hostname: pop.hushmail.com
Port: 995
SSL: Enabled (instead of TLS)

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)

 

To use an alternate SMTP server:

  1. From the Tools menu, select Account Settings, then click Account Actions, and finally click Outgoing Server (SMTP).

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  2. Click on Edit and change your server settings. When done click OK.

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