Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.7

Open Mozilla Thunderbird.

Click on the 'Tools' menu and then click 'Account Settings...'.

This will bring up the 'Account Settings' with the 'Local Folders' category selected. Click on the email account listed in the left hand list.

Make sure that your settings look like the settings shown in this screenshot.

The following are the most important:

  • 'Your Name':
    Replace with: Your Name
  • 'Email Address':
    Replace with: username@hopitelecom.net

Please note: The 'Reply-to Address' is not needed because if it is not specified, the reply will go to the 'EMail Address' listed.

Click on the 'Server Settings' sub-category on the left.

This will show all of your server settings.

Make sure that your settings look like the settings shown in this screenshot.

The following are the most important:

  • 'Server Name':
    Replace with: pop.hopitelecom.net
  • 'User Name':
    Replace with: username@hopitelecom.net
  • 'Check for new messages every __ minutes':
    Change it to '15' minutes.

Once your settings look like the settings shown in this screenshot, click on the 'Outgoing Server (SMTP)' sub-category on the left.

The settings for your outgoing mail server (SMTP) are shown here. Make sure that your settings look like the settings shown in this screenshot.

The following are the most important:

  • 'Server Name':
    Replace with: smtpauth.hopitelecom.net
  • 'Use name and password':
    Make sure this box is checked
  • 'User Name':
    Replace with: username@hopitelecom.net
  • 'Use secure connection':
    Put the dot in 'No'.

Click 'OK' to return to the Thunderbird application and now you should be able to send and receive email.