CONVERT IMAP TO POP IN THUNDERBIRD
Helpful Hint!Before you start you will need to have the password for your mail box which can be reset via your control panel if you do not know it! We keep your passwords encrypted for safety.
Customers should note when moving from IMAP-POP any mail stored in IMAP folders will not be accessible via your mail client when your POP account is setup. Any mail in IMAP folders will need copied into your inbox.
A Removing Your IMAP Account
Before you can configure Thunderbird to
POP you will need to remove your IMAP email account
Highlight your account and click on View Settings for this account
Under Account Actions you wish to remove and click Remove Account
Confirm you wish to remove the account by clicking OK
Click the OK Button
B Adding Your POP Account
Use this section to add your POP email account.
Open Thunderbird and click on Create a New Account
Select Skip this and use my existing email
Complete the details on the wizard that loads up, and click Continue
|Full Name :||Your Name|
|E-Mail Address :||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Password :||This is the password you associated with your mailbox in the control panel|
At this point thunderbird will attempt to look for your server Settings, however the ones it finds will be incorrect, click Manual Config
You now need to enter your full email address in this box,then click on Retest & Done.
|Username:||Your email address or the username configured in your CP.|
You will be presented with a warning regarding encryption, select I Understand The Risks and click Done
Still having trouble sending mail? You may need to change your SMTP Port - info on how to do this can be found Here