Please follow these instructions to configure your Thunderbird application to use SocketLabs to send your messages

  1. Select the ‘Accounts Settings’ from the Thunderbird Menu->Options.
  2. Select the Outgoing Server (SMTP). Select your current SMTP server and click ‘Edit…’
  3. If you do not have an SMTP server set up yet, click ‘Add…’.
  4. Enter into the Server Name field.
  5. Change the Port setting to 25. You can also try using Port 2525, 587, or 465.
  6. Set Connection security to ‘STARTTLS’ and Authentication method to ‘Encrypted password’.
  7. Enter your SMTP Username provided to you in the SocketLabs Control Panel into the User Name field.
  8. When you attempt to send a message, you will be prompted to enter the SMTP password provided to you in the SocketLabs Control Panel.