Thunderbird will try to find the settings you need to configure for your account. Click Stop , or wait for Thunderbird to try to find your account settings. In the Server hostname box, enter the name of your incoming server. Note: Leave the Port option set to Auto. In the Username box, type your complete email address. For example, tonysmith contoso. Click the Re-test button. A page opens that lets you view or change other Thunderbird settings.
Click OK when you've finished viewing or changing the settings. After you select this check box, a copy of the messages you retrieve to your local computer will be kept on the server. If your email account is the type that requires registration, you must register it the first time you sign in to Outlook Web App.
After you sign in to your account, sign out. Thunderbird uses a folder named Sent to store sent items. To do this, follow these steps:. In Thunderbird, in the console tree, select your email account. In the details pane, under Advanced , click Manage Folder Subscriptions. In Thunderbird, on the Tools menu, click Account Settings. In the details pane, under When sending messages, automatically , select Other. In the drop-down list, select your user name, select Sent Items , and then click OK.
Need more help? Expand your skills. Get new features first. Was this information helpful? Yes No. Thank you! Any more feedback? Check the box next to "When Sending Messages, Always Request a Return Receipt" to enable receipt requesting for all messages that you send. Select "Never" "Always" or "Ask Me" from the drop-down menus for each of the listed conditions. Based in New England, Azrael von Kohler has been writing and editing since Von Kohler has worked on technical and educational projects, including a guide to Linux system administration, and was the technical editor on leading role-playing game franchises, including Dungeon Crawl Classics.
He specializes in technology with an emphasis on its application to free and open culture. By Azrael von Kohler. Warnings You may not always get a read receipt, even if you always request one, because the recipient's email client may not be configured to send receipts.
Thunderbird is a free email application that's easy to set up and customize - and it's loaded with great features! Photo of Thunderbird Thunderbird Support We're here for you. Post a question to our support forums and get answers from our community of experts. Getting Started. Launch Thunderbird as you would launch any other application. In Windows, go to the Start button, select All Programs and then click on.