Thunderbird Installation on macOS and Windows

This section provides a tutorial example on how to install Thunderbird on macOS and Windows computers as an email client tool, also called MUA (Mail User Agent).

Installing Thunderbird on your local computer is easy. Here is how I did it on my macOS computer.

1. Go to Thunderbird Website at https://www.thunderbird.net.

2. Click the Download button. The Thunderbird for macOS package file will be stored as "~/Downloads/Thunderbird 115.9.0.dmg".

3. Double click on "~/Downloads/Thunderbird 115.9.0.dmg" to run it. You see the installation screen.

4. Drug the Thunderbird icon the folder icon to install it.

Thunderbird Installation on macOS
Thunderbird Installation on macOS

You can launch Thunderbird from the launchpad after installation.

Here is how I did it on my Windows computer.

1. Go to Thunderbird Website at https://www.thunderbird.net.

2. Click the "Download" button. The Thunderbird for Windows package file will be stored as "\Downloads\Thunderbird Setup 115.9.0.exe".

3. Double click on "\Downloads\Thunderbird Setup 115.9.0.exe" to run it. You see the installation wizard.

4. Follow instruction on the wizard to finish the installation.

Thunderbird Installation on Windows
Thunderbird Installation on Windows

You can launch Thunderbird from the desktop after installation.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction to Email

 Postfix - Mail Transport Agent (MTA)

 SSL/TLS Secure Connections with Postfix Server

 Dovecot - IMAP and POP3 Server

 SSL/TLS Secure Connections with Dovecot Server

 Email Client Tools - Mail User Agents (MUA)

Mozilla Thunderbird - Mail User Agents (MUA)

 What Is Mozilla Thunderbird

Thunderbird Installation on macOS and Windows

 Thunderbird Configuration for POP3S and SMTP

 Thunderbird to Accept POP3S Certificate Exception

 Thunderbird Configuration for IMAPS and SMTP

 Thunderbird Configuration for SMTPS Service

 Manage Security Certificates on Thunderbird

 Send Message Errors on Thunderbird

 PHPMailer - PHP Package for Sending Emails

 Email Message Format and Headers

 References

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