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Filtering Spam with Thunderbird

How to configure Mozilla Thunderbird to move spam to the Junk folder automatically.

Free Software - What is Open Source?

GreenNet is entirely committed to the principles of free software development; we encourage our users to use free software where and when possible. GreenNet members are encouraged to not only use free software, but to improve it, and pass it on.

GreenNet Remote Support Connection

Free GreenNet User Support & Training for members

This page is for GreenNet users who need a little extra help from the GreenNet Support team to tackle their computing troubles via a secure remote connection. We may also know a friendly consultant in your area who can visit, but this way can be very quick indeed. This is part of our continuing commitment to solve issues related to your GreenNet service quickly and efficiently and take the pressure off you.

How to Enable SMTP Authentication for Mozilla Thunderbird Mail (Mac & Windows)

This document explains how to enable SMTP authentication for the Mozilla Thunderbird Mail client for both Windows and Macintosh computers.


  1. Open Thunderbird Mail. From the Tools menu select Account Settings. The Account Settings box appears.

  2. In the white area on the left, select the entry Outgoing Server (SMTP).

I am receiving email fine, but I cannot send messages

Sometimes you’ll open your email client and your email will arrive in your inbox, but when it comes to sending a message you get an error message. Here are the few steps to follow for Outlook or Thunderbird to fix this.

Set up GreenNet account in Thunderbird

Setting up Thunderbird is easy if you have the right information. Mozilla Thunderbird gives you flexible control over how you manage email. You can have multiple mail accounts and identities. This article helps you with account and identities management. Also see Turn Thunderbird into the Ultimate GreenNet IMAP Client for further instructions on how to customise IMAP.

Set up Thunderbird (mostly for Windows)

How to Set Up Thunderbird to Send and Receive Email

These instructions will guide you through setting up Thunderbird, as well as SeaMonkey and Netscape 7, which are very similar.

Turn Thunderbird into the Ultimate GreenNet IMAP Client

GreenNet has been supporting IMAP for several years and many GreenNet members have have taken to the new email protocol. IMAP allows you to synchronise email folders across multiple devices and computers, and with SquirrelMail webmail.

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