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How to Set up Hotmail Account in Thunderbird

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Check out the Quick Procedure to Setup Hotmail Account on Thunderbird

Thunderbird, as you might be aware, is an email service launched by Mozilla that users can opt for sending and receiving emails. Further, one can also set up other email services on the Thunderbird platform to easily receive emails in one place.

Further, many users have lately inquired on how to set up a Hotmail account in Thunderbird? Well, the procedure of setting up a Hotmail account is quite simple and can be performed by using some of the detailed instructions provided in this article. Also, if required the user can seek assistance from the support. 

Procedure to setup Hotmail account on Thunderbird

To begin the process to set up Hotmail account in Thunderbird, the user is required to follow the provided instructions carefully and manage their account accordingly. 

  • Launch the Thunderbird window and click on the Tools option and select the Account settings option. 

  • Further, the user is required to click on the Add account option located at the bottom of the window. 

  • Then, the user is required to pick an email account option and enter the name of the user and Hotmail email id. 

  • Now, the user is required to select POP as the incoming server and enter in the Server field. 

  • Further, set the incoming username for the account and continue. 

  • Choose a label for the account or skip. 

  • Check the server settings for the incoming mail and click on the Finish button. 

  • Once the user has created a new account, they need to open the server settings and set the port to 995 with SSL authentication. 

  • Now, the user needs to modify the SMTP settings by clicking on the edit option. 

  • After that, the user set the server field as with 587 port. 

  • Once done, the user can check whether they can send and receive emails using their Hotmail account. 

Thus, this is the simple process that one can follow to set up Hotmail account in Thunderbird. For queries, the user can contact the support for assistance to set up the account. 

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