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I am running TB 3.0.1 on Mac OS X. The password for my email account is saved and I can't remember it. Is there anyway to retrieve it in clear text?

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Tools > Options > Security > Passwords > Saved Passwords > Show Passwords

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These days (Thunderbird 24) it is:

Thunderbird > Preferences > Security > Passwords > Saved Passwords > Show Passwords > Confirm - Yes

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