Run the installer you downloaded in Meet Thunderbird.
The steps below will install Thunderbird on your computer. This tutorial focuses on Windows, but the installation process is very similar on other platforms.
|Click next to start your Thunderbird installation...||Accept the license agreement...|
The Thunderbird installer lets you customize your installation. In most cases "Standard" installation will be best.
But to see what options we have, let's choose "Custom" installation in this tutorial.
|The first option lets you change Thunderbird's installation folder. Let's keep it the way it is.|
The second option allows us to turn off the "Quality Feedback Agent."
If enabled, the Quality Feedback Agent will send problem-related information to Thunderbird developers, who will then be able to fix bugs in the program.
|The final option lets you choose where you want Thunderbird shortcuts: Desktop, Start Menu, and Quick Launch bar. (When enabled, the Quick Launch bar is a folder whose content appears next to the Windows Start button.)|
|This screen summarizes your installation options. Go back to change them, or click Next.||Installation in progress …|
That's it! Thunderbird is now on your computer.
Make sure "Launch Mozilla Thunderbird now" is checked, and click Finish.
You are now ready to add an email account in Thunderbird, the final step before being able to use Thunderbird as your email client …