Now that those pesky spam and virus alerts have been banished, you can finally check your Bigpond webmail account without the burden of a spam-infested inbox. It’s time to set up Bigpond Webmail in Thunderbird and start dealing with business. Here is the complete guide on how to do just that.
Install Thunderbird & Open Account Settings
First things first, make sure you have the latest version of Thunderbird installed on your computer. Then, go through the Menu Option and open “Account Settings”. Here, you will get an option to “Add Mail Account” which is one of the Steps to setup bigpond webmail in Thunderbird. Enter your name, email address, and password and confirm it. You will then be presented with the screen below.
Activate Bigpond In Your Thunderbird Account
Once you have successfully added your account, click on the new mail account icon at the top right corner and activate your account. You will be prompted with the screen below. Click on the “Activate” button next to your account settings. Your email account is now set up and ready for use.
Adjust Server Settings
By default, the server settings are set to IMAP. However, sometimes it won’t be suitable for your situation. You can easily change it by going to “Server Settings” which is located under “Account Settings”. Just click on the “Advanced” tab at the bottom of that page and you’ll see the option below. Click on your desired protocol and you’re done!
Now all you have to do is point your browser to your new mail address and you’ll be automatically forwarded to the webmail login page, where you will get a login and a password prompt from there onwards.