Thunderbird can be configured to work seamlessly with Google's Gmail service. Messages are synchronized between your local version of Thunderbird and the web-based Gmail. Newer Gmail accounts won't work with Thunderbird 31 and older versions because these versions don't
When you are configuring an email account, Thunderbird will often be able to do most of the configuration automatically. (See Automatic Account Configuration for more information.) However, you will need to manually configure your account if your email provider is not listed in Thunderbird's
Setting up a new account with Thunderbird is easy. All you need to do is provide your user name and password for your email provider and your email address. Thunderbird determines connection details (such as ports, server names, security protocols, etc.) by looking up your email
As of Thunderbird 3, the new Automatic Account Configuration Wizard can help you configure your connection to your email provider, but only if your provider is in Mozilla's database of Internet Service Providers or recognized by Thunderbird. While most of the large providers are
Thunderbird can be used to manage multiple email accounts. These accounts can either be from the same or different email providers. However, when you have multiple Gmail accounts, by default Gmail will use your default account as the "From" and "Reply To" addresses.
Table of Contents1 Accounts1.1 Mail Accounts1.1.1 IMAP1.1.2 POP1.2 RSS1.3 News2 Profile / Profile Folder3 Time4 Return Receipts5 Delivery Status Notifications6 Outbox6.1 Where is the 'Outbox'?6.2 How do I use the 'Outbox'?7 What does Thunderbird 'offline' mean? Accounts Mail