Thunderbird and Hotmail

By Snuffy09 ·
XP Pro SP3
2.7 x2 AMD

how do you configure Thunderbird to read you Hotmail?

I downloaded/Installed the webmail plugins.

I found some instructions online to configure it, but its still notworking right. It pulled down some of my emails but when i try to send or recieve more I get server errors.

tried disabling all the security on my computer but that didnt do anything.


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What server errors?

by seanferd In reply to Thunderbird and Hotmail

Error messages are there to tell us what happened.

At a guess, are you sure that the server settings for ports and secure login or secure connection are correct?

Try these.
Hotmail Incoming Mail Server (POP3) - (logon using Secure Password Authentification - SPA, mail server port: 995)

Hotmail Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) - (SSL enabled, port 25)

Or check here:

or otherwise

or check the help area for your Hotmail account at the site

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thanks i will try

by Snuffy09 In reply to What server errors?

Sorry i didnt post the error message.

I dont remember the exact text or i would have posted it.

currently do not have access to PC.

I will check your settings when i get the chance

Thanks again!

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