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HOW DO I configure Thunderbird 2.0?

Step 1: Enable POP settings in webmail
Note: If you have already enabled POP settings in the webmail, head down to step 2 here.
  1. Go to and login.
  2. If taken to the Start Page, click the Mail link in the banner. If taken to webmail directly, proceed.
  3. Select Settings at the top left of the screen.

  4. On the Settings page, select “Forwarding and POP/IMAP” at the top.

  5. In the “POP Download” section, select the radio button for “Enable POP for all mail”

  6. Click the dropdown box next to “When messages are accessed with POP” and pick either Keep, Archive, or Delete. These mean that when the email client downloads email:
    1. Keep keeps the downloaded email in the webmail inbox for later access.
    2. Archive keeps the downloaded email in webmail, but removes them from the webmail inbox. You can access archived email in webmail by selecting “All Mail” from the left selections.
    3. Delete removes the downloaded email from webmail. Those emails will not be available in webmail or for downloading from another client.
  7. Select “Save Changes”

Step 2: Configure the email client

Generic settings for all clients

Account Name: your full Dishmail email address (
Email Address: your full Dishmail email address (
Password: your Dishmail password

Incoming Mail (POP3) Server:
Select option to use SSL
Use port 995

Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server:
Select option to use authentication (for the mail server, not “Secure Password Authentication”)
Select option to use TLS, STARTTLS, or SSL
Use port 587 or port 465 (choose one)

Thunderbird 2.0

  1. Open Thunderbird, and select Tools > Account Settings.

  2. Click Add Account.

  3. Select the Email account radio button and click Next. The Identity screen appears.

  4. Enter your full name in the Your Name field. Enter your full Dishmail email address ( in the Email Address field, and click Next.

  5. Select POP as the type of incoming server you are using. Enter in the Incoming Server field.

  6. If available on this screen, set the Outgoing Server to, and click Next.
  7. Enter your full Dishmail email address ( in the Incoming User Name and Outgoing User Name fields, and click Next.

  8. Verify your account information in the dialog box, and click Finish.

  9. Select Server Settings from the selection list below your new account.

  10. In the Security Settings section, select SSL from the Use secure connection options. The Port value should change to 995.
  11. Check the checkboxes for Check for messages at startup and Automatically download new messages
  12. Click Outgoing Server (SMTP) from the selection list.

  13. Select the (Default) entry from the list and click Edit. The SMTP Server page appears. If there is no entry for, click Add.

  14. Enter for the Description, enter as the Server Name and enter 587 or 465 (choose one) as the Port.
  15. Check the checkbox for Use name and password and enter your full Dishmail email address ( in the User Name field.
  16. Select TLS from the Use secure connection radio buttons and click OK.
  17. Click OK to save your changes.
  18. On the left side, select the bold entry for the customer's email address (the account the customer just created).

  19. Next to Outgoing Server (SMTP), select the entry - if it is not already selected.
  20. Click OK to exit the Account Settings dialog.

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