Setting Up Thunderbird

Synchronize your GMX mailbox with Thunderbird. Your e-mail will be sent to your application in regularly intervals using IMAP.

How to add your e-mail account

  1. Click Email.
  2. Click on Skip this and use my existing e-mail.
  3. Enter your name, e-mail address and password. Check Remember password and click Continue.
    Thunderbird automatically detects the correct server settings.
  4. Select IMAP and click Done.
  5. To synchronize your e-mail and folders, click Get Mail.
Thunderbird synchronizes with your GMX mailbox.

How to link your folders

  1. Right-click on your GMX account (a) and click on Settings... (b). Click on Server Settings (c) .
  2. In Server Settings, specify that messages to be deleted are moved to theTrash folder (d)
  3. Click Copies & Folders (a). Select the Other: option below When sending messages, automatically. Select your GMX Sent folder (b). Select the Other: option below Drafts. Select your GMX Drafts folder (c). There is no corresponding folder in your GMX mailbox for the Thunderbird Templates folder. Click OK (d).
Thunderbird will file the e-mail in the respective folders.