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To configure an e-mail client for POP3 protocol, you will need the following information:

Server Type: POP3
Incoming Server: mail.unwiredwest.com
Outgoing Server: mail.unwiredwest.com

User Name or Account Name: Your FULL E-MAIL ADDRESS
Password: Your e-mail password

NOTE: If your email address is associated with your own domain, then substitute your server names for mail.unwiredwest.com. For example, if your domain name is SHINYWHEELS.COM, then your incoming and outgoing mail server will be MAIL.SHINYWHEELS.COM.

Note: The outgoing server needs to be authenticated with user name and password.


To setup Thunderbird using Windows Vista, follow the steps listed below:

1. After downloading the Thunderbird software, double click on the setup icon to begin the process. The Setup Welcome dialog will appear. Select the Next button to begin the setup process.

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2. The Terms & Conditions dialog will be displayed. Select I accept the terms in the License Agreement and select the Next button.

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3. Select which option you prefer. Standard is the default and then select the Next button.

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4. You will then see the dialog box that Thunderbird setup is complete. Make sure that the option to Launch Thunderbird Now is On and select the Finish button.

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5. When Thunderbird launches for the first time you will be prompted to import information from other e-mail systems. At this point, it is your choice is you want to import anything. After you make your selection click the Next button.

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6. The next screen that you will see will be the new account setup. Select Email account and select the Next button.

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7. You will then need to fill in your name and the e-mail address. Then select Next.

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8. Select POP as the incoming server type and type mail.unwiredwest.com as the incoming address. Type mail.unwiredwest.com as the outgoing server address and then select the Next button.

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9. Fill in the Incoming and Outgoing User Names and select Next.

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10. Fill in the Account Name and select Next.

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11. Make sure Download messages now is turned on and select Finish.

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12. You will be prompted for your password. Then select OK.

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13. You will see that the messages are being downloaded. Press OK to continue.

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14. You will then be taken to your Inbox for Thunderbird and setup will be completed.

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