The following tutorial will teach you how to setup Thunderbird on your PC for use with your account GreenGeeks web hosting account.Ā 

Step 1: Open Account Settings


On the “Tools” menu, click “Account Settings”.

Step 2: Add Mail Account


Click the ‘Account Actions” button and select ‘Add Mail Account”.

Step 3: Enter Account Information


Enter your Name, Email Address, and Password and click ‘Continue”.

Step 4: Manually Configure Account


As Thunderbird tries to automatically detect settings, click the ‘Manual Config” button. Your manual configuration settings should look similar to the above image, replacing with the domain on your account. Make sure to select port 26 for outgoing mail server, no SSL, and Normal Password as the authentication

Step 5: You’re done!

Thunderbird will create the account and you should be able to send incoming and outgoing mail. Please contact support if you have any questions.

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  1. Mike Quinn

    How about how to configure it for SSL/TLS or STARTTLS in a way that doesn’t give a certificate warning?

  2. Kaumil Patel

    Hi Mike,

    You will have to use the server name instead of If you’re having issues setting this up, simply call us at 1-877-326-7483, use live chat or submit a support ticket to get assistance or visit our contact page.

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