Setting Up Thunderbird

Synchronize your mail.com mailbox with Thunderbird. Your e-mail will be sent to your application in regularly intervals using IMAP.

How to add your e-mail account

Prerequisite: IMAP is only available to mail.com Premium customers.
  1. Click Email.

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  2. Click on Skip this and use my existing e-mail.

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  3. Enter your name, e-mail address and password. Check Remember passwordand click Continue.

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    Thunderbird automatically detects the correct server settings.
  4. Select IMAP and click Done.

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  5. To synchronize your e-mail and folders, click Get Mail.

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Thunderbird synchronizes with your mail.com mailbox.

How to link your folders

  1. Right-click on your mail.com account (a) and click on Settings... (b). Click on Server Settings (c) .
  2. In Server Settings, specify that messages to be deleted are moved to theTrash folder (d)
  3. ClickCopies & Folders (a). Select the Other: option below When sending messages, automatically. Select your mail.com Sent folder (b). Select the Other: option below Drafts. Select your mail.com Drafts folder (c). There is no corresponding folder in your mail.com mailbox for the Thunderbird Templates folder. Click OK (d).

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Thunderbird will file the e-mail in the respective folders.