It’s very easy to install account in Thunderbird. Only information required is username, password and email address. Mozilla Thunderbird does the rest for you. It automatically determines security setting, port, protocols and connection details.
As soon as Thunderbird is installed into the machine, You are prompted to create a profile. You can close the window and go ahead to enter your email details in the next window.
Enter your name, email address and password and click on continue. Thunderbird will immediately start looking on your server details. If your details are correct a window with auto filled details will appear. You will get an option to select IMAP or POPUP.
You can select either one of them. To complete the automatic configuration of account click on “Create Account” button to finish setup.