This guide will help you set up a new Thunderbird email account with the proper server settings.

 

Step 1. Navigate to your Account Settings

  • Open Thunderbird

  • Click on the Email icon under Create a new account (center of window)

 

 

Step 2. Enter your @cvinternet.net email address

  • A window will open which poses the question: Would you like a new email address?

  • Copper Valley Telecom has already provided you with an email address, please click the button at the bottom that states: Skip this and use my existing email

     

 

Step 3. The Mail Account Setup window will open

  • Enter your preference in the Your name field

  • Enter your full email address, myemail@cvinternet.net

  • Enter your Password

  • Click Continue

     

 

Step 4. The system will process your input to find your email configuration

  • Make sure that IMAP (remote folders) is selected

  • Click the Manual config button at the bottom of the window

     

 

Step 5. Update your Incoming and Outgoing Server Settings

  • Make sure that the Incoming drop-down is set to IMAP

  • Edit the Incoming Server Name to:  imap.cvinternet.net

  • Ensure that the Incoming Port field is displaying 993

  • Make sure that the Incoming SSL drop-down is set to SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates)

  • Select the Incoming Authentication method drop-down and choose Normal password

  • Edit the Outgoing Server Name to:  smtp.cvinternet.net

  • Make sure that the Outgoing Port field is set to 465

  • Make sure that the Outgoing SSL drop-down is set to SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates)

  • Select the Outgoing Authentication method drop-down and choose Normal password

  • Enter your full email address (ex: myemail@cvinternet.net) into both User Name fields (Incoming and Outgoing)

  • Click Done
     

 

Congratulations, your Thunderbird email is now set up!