Thunderbird Changing IMAP Account to POP Account

Thunderbird Changing IMAP Account to POP Account
 
 
Step 1
Select Tools | Account Settings... | Account Actions | Add Mail Account. 

Step 2
Enter your username and password and click Continue

Step 3
Thunderbird will attempt to configure your accounts settings automatically using IMAP. ClickStop
Step 4
Enter Your name, your full Email address and your Password. Check the box for Remember password if you do not wish to enter your password every time when checking or sending e-mail. Then, click the Continue button.
 
Step 5
Suggested settings may be provided for you. Be sure to select POP to view the suggested POP settings. In this example, the suggested settings are incorrect so we will click the Manual config button to enter the correct information.
 
Step 6
Enter the following information in the appropriate field:
 

Field

Input

Incoming Server hostname

mail.yourdomain.com

Incoming Port Number

110

SSL drop-down menu

none

Authentication drop-down menu

Normal password

Outgoing Server hostname

mail.yourdomain.com

Outgoing Port Number

26

SSL drop-down menu

none

Authentication drop-down menu

Normal password

User Name

Your full email address

 
 
Click the Done button when you are finished.
 
Step 7
Click the OK button.
 
 
Step 8
Before you get your email message, we recomended you enabled Mozilla Thunderbird to keep messages on the server.Check that your incoming and outgoing mail is working correctly. If everything is ok (i.e. you can send and receive email and see your old emails) and you accidentally created an IMAP account, then delete the accidentally created IMAP account as follows: open Tools | Account Settings..., select the accidentally created IMAP account with the IMAP server setting, then select Account Actions|Remove Account from the drop-down list underneath the account list on the left.

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