If you are using Mozilla Thunderbird or Mozilla Thunderbird 2, you can easily access different mailing accounts on this platform including AOL mail. To use AOL mail on your Thunderbird device, you need to configure some settings on the same. Before you start applying the steps to configure the settings on your device, you need to ensure that you have your AOL login details handy as these details will be required during the mail setup process.
During this procedure, you are also required to share the IMAP or POP3 details on the setup page. If you do not know what these details are, then you should note that these are related to the mail server settings. Whether it is incoming mail server settings or outgoing mail server settings, you will need to provide these details on the email configuration page.
Now, that you know some basics about using AOL Mail on your Mozilla Thunderbird device, let us now try to understand the complete procedure in a detailed manner.
Setting up AOL mail on Mozilla Thunderbird
Here is how the configuration or the setup process for AOL login goes:
Select the "Tools" menu on your device
And then, click on the "Account Settings" option
Or, click on the "Edit" option and then select "Account Settings"
After this, you need to press the "Alt" key
This should be done only if you are not able to see the "menu" option
From the menu, click on "Account Actions"
Further, you need to select "Add mail account"
After this, you simply need to type your name
Provide your AOL login mail address
Enter your AOL account password and click "Continue"
Ensure that you have selected the "IMAP" remote folders
After this, you need to select the "POP3" settings
Once you have made the changes, click on the "Done" option
Now, click on "OK" and exit the window
As you can see, it is a very easy procedure to add any email account to your Mozilla Thunderbird. In case you do have Mozilla Thunderbird 2, then you may apply the steps that have been specified in the section above. However, a few steps would vary in the procedure which you can easily follow by responding to the prompts in an accurate way.