The following tutorial will walk you through adding a new email account to Thunderbird. Setup is pretty simple.
You will need information from your ISP or website host such as your user name, the server name, and your password.
Open Thunderbird and Click Tools > Account Settings > Add Account.
You want to add an email account so just press Next
Put in the name you want to show on outgoing email and your email address
Here you will put in your incoming mail server which you got from your ISP (Internet Service Provider) or website host.
In the part you can probably leave it as is. Depending on your host it's either your username (the part before @ in your email address) or your entire email address. You can generally ignore the outgoing user name part as you will use your default outgoing mail settings.
The account name this is just a nickname for your account that's referenced within thunderbird by default it's the email address. You can leave it as is.
This is just a summary of your settings. Press Finish.
After setting up your mail account press "Get Mail" from your main Thunderbird screen and you will be prompted for the password on your newly created account. You can choose to save it or not.
If you have any questions please don't hesitate to reply.