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Import outlook contacts into thunderbird (including pictures/photos)

Question: How can I transfer an Outlook Express (MS Office Professional Plus 2010) address book to Thunderbird, including the contact pictures? As plus: add a shared outlook contact folder ...
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How can I make a filter for calendar/event/appointment invites in Thunderbird 38.2+

I would like to tag all incoming mails which include a calendar invite. Then I would like to move them into a different folder. I tried the method described in this answer, but it doesn't work: I ...
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How can I get new messages in thunderbird via linux terminal?

I am trying to find a way of getting new messages from Mozilla Thunderbird without opening it.
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Contact email from OSMO not inserted correctly in Thunderbird

Linux Mint 17.1, Thunderbird 38.2.0, Osmo PIM 0.2.12 running on Samsung RV515 If I click on an email address in Osmo contact, a.b@c.com, this opens tries to send an email in Thunderbird ///a.b@c.com ...
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Can I open archived message in conversation?

When I use open message in conversation button, Thunderbird will display the mail and other related mails in a thread-like view in a new tab. But when I archive those emails into local folder, this ...
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thunderbird - indicate unread count in tab title

I hide folder pane and have one tab per account, so when I receive a new email I don't know in which account is the new email. Is there an add-on for thunderbird that shows the number of unread emails ...
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Thunderbird forwarding without rewriting reply-to

We have a secondary email account for our business, and a mail rule on one of our installations of thunderbird that forwards anything coming in on that account to the other account (the one we ...
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How to make Thunderbird log more information?

I often experience weird SSL/TLS connection timeouts to my own Linux mail server. No idea why. How can I tell Thunderbird to log more information about those issues? This either in the Activity ...
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Other reminder actions for events in Mozilla Lightning / Android Calendars (e-mail reminders)

I'd like to get email reminders for some of my events. Apparently, that's not currently supported in Thunderbird/Lightning (or Android). I have a server that can access my calendar, if I can add ...
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Thunderbird - how to rebuild profile

I have Thunderbird 38.2.0 installed on my Macbook (10.10.3 Yosemite). For some reason my account passwords have disappeared. I cannot download new mail anymore for all accounts, pop3, exchange or ...
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How to debug Thunderbird LDAP

I am trying to configure Thunderbird address book to use my LDAP server. I believe I have filled in the details correctly. However, searches return no results, and if I use the "Download now" button ...
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Thunderbird complains about RFC 5746 [duplicate]

Thunderbird complains about this error. It's happened for two consecutive updates. Is this a fault with Thunderbird or the mail server? Timestamp: 8/19/2015 3:54:37 PM Error: uncaught ...
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How do I set the default return address in Thunderbird for Reply All from Sent?

I have a default account already set, but for whatever reason (a bug) Thunderbird is selecting the wrong FROM email address when I click Reply All from the Sent folder. The selected email account is ...
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Incorrect password on latest version, works on ESR, msmtp doesn't work

I can't login to my work mail server using the latest Thunderbird version (38.2.0), but it works with the ESR 17.0.11 version. The message that I get is something like "incorrect username or password" ...
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Thunderbird keeps downloading old emails

Microsoft live.com email use POP3. So e.g. I get new email, I read it and delete. Thunderbird checks for new mails 5 minutes later and redownloads same email I just read 5 minutes ago and deleted it. ...
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Build address book from existing mail?

I'm starting out with Thunderbird and am trying to find a way to populate my address book with email addresses from my Inbox. This seems like a reasonable need, but I can't find any add-ons or innate ...
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What is the purpose of allowing comments inside email addresses?

According to the standard, it's possible to insert 'comments' inside email addresses, such that john(hello @(world!) )@example.com and john@(my)example.com direct to john@example.com. The standard ...
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How can I add an attachment directly to an email from the web

I regularly write emails where I have to attach a a file which I download directly from the web. Instead of having to download the file and then add it to the email I would prefer to just directly add ...
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Moving message from trash to inbox causes message to get lost in Thunderbird

Thunderbird 38.1.0 When I delete an email message from my inbox it goes to trash folder. If I try to move it back to the inbox it just disappears. I can not find it anywhere. I can move messages ...
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Thunderbird delivering emails to wrong inbox.

I have thunderbird set up to use imap on googlemail, and I have a whole slew of filters. I have an inbox, a folder named "important" and about 30 other folders. My first filter moves messages from ...
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Cannot minimize main window in Thunderbird 40.0 on Windows 10

Since upgrading to Windows 10, the top bar minimize/maximize/close buttons on the main window do not work in version 40.0 beta channel. Other Thunderbird windows (Write mail, options, etc) work fine, ...
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Just a little confusion about Facebook Chat in Thunderbird

Facebook deprecated their XMPP Chat API for whatever evil business reasons they had. As their documentation and various blog posts or even StackExchange questions say, accessing Facebook Chat in that ...
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Outlook 2013 showing “sent” email as “draft” item in “Sent” folder

I have an issue on my work computer. As explained in the title, Sent message move to "Sent" folder (IMAP), but it shows as a draft in the "sent" folder. - Sent items are showing at webmail too, but in ...
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Syncing Thunderbird over Dropbox

I'm looking at using dropbox to sync Thunderbird between my home laptop (Mac OS X) and work machine (Win7). The reason I'm not just depending on imap is because the imap servers at the office do not ...
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How to make Thunderbird understand local .maildir folder?

It's been some (relatively short) time since Thunderbird finally obtained maildir storage support (I'm using Thunderbird 38.1.0 at the time of this writing). Unfortunately it appears it only applies ...
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Thunderbird Mail - Display only unread mail

I've begun using Thunderbird Mail and I like it. One thing I can't figure out is how to set it to, by default, only display unread mail. I can go into a folder and click the button to display unread ...
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Where to find signing certificates in Thunderbird?

I have recently installed a Linux version besides Windows on my laptop. I am now copying over important programs and settings. I used to sign messages in Thunderbird with a certificate in Windows. I ...
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Thunderbird - Restoring old messages to an IMAP account

I had an email account that I had used in thunderbird for a couple of years now. I had been backing up the emails (msf files) for a while as well. I just moved my domain to a new hosting site and can ...
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Some Yahoo mails in Thunderbird (IMAP) will be marked “not junk” immediately after marking them as “junk” [migrated]

I have a standard Yahoo mail account set up with IMAP in Thunderbird (currently using version 38.1.0). I've been having this problem with earlier version of Thundbird too. It just didn't bother me ...
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Send email via Thunderbird (Enigmail) as HTML

I'm having a problem that I want to use Thunderbird in combination with the Enigmail addodn to send and recieve emails that are enrypted by PGP. I can already view emails that are sent to me as HTML, ...
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How to delete mail from server after download with IMAP using Thunderbird?

I would like for my webmail to delete my mail after Thunderbird downloads it (I have it set to IMAP not POP; correction from original wording), so that I will only be storing my mail on my machine. ...
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thunderbirds scrolls back to a selected folder

I have just installed Thunderbird on Windows and added 2 imap accounts. Those 2 imap accounts contains a lot of folders, so there is a scrollbar in the menu to the left. So far so god. But if I ...
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How do I create Word document from all messages in a Thunderbird folder?

I have a gmail account and I usually read my messages in Thunderbird (IMAP). I have created a particular filter in gmail, which has become a folder in Thunderbird. I have located my thunderbird ...
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Is there a way to right click Junk mail folder in Thunderbird and empty it, just like with the trash folder?

I would like to right click on the junk folder and empty it completely without having to click one of the messages and do a "Ctrl + A". Is this possible? (I tried Keyconfig, but Thunderbird started ...
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HTML email sent from Thunderbird doesn't show right in other email clients

I'm experimenting with HTML emails right now, but I can't seem to get it to work. I initially tried from the GMail, but learned that I could not. I then tried with Hotmail, and that worked to a small ...
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How to get a warning before sending from a given account?

At university, I have my personal email account and my institutional email account both linked onto thunderbird. This is useful, for obvious reasons: I can check my personal communications without ...
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Thunderbird “Compact Email”: Are attachments removed during compaction?

I simply would like to know what happens during Thunderbird's email compaction. What data is removed or altered to achieve compaction? Are attachments removed?
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Enigmail local caching of decrypted emails?

I received some encrypted emails with large attachments which delays opening the mails in Thunderbird by several seconds which seriously hampers my workflow. Can Enigmail decrypt my emails only once ...
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How to wrap the subject line in Thunderbird?

In vertical view, for sake of readability, I'd like to wrap the subject line. Instead of having: Jane Doo | A very long ... | 6/6/2015 I'd like to read Jane Doo | A very long | 6/6/2015 ...
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Extract password settings from Thunderbird accounts

Let's say I have installed Thunderbird on Windows 7 and it stopped booting, but I have Ubuntu installed as dual-boot system and now still have read-access to the Windows drive. Can I easily read the ...
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Merge/synchronize two Thunderbird installations

I want to migrate/copy my Thunderbird from Windows 7 to Ubuntu, where I already set up another Thunderbird installation with some old and also some new accounts. To save me more configuration work, is ...
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Thunderbird chat account sorting

Is there a way to sort the chat accounts in thunderbird 38.0.1? If you have several chat accounts, all the users are listed togheter. Thanks!
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Thunderbird deleted all e-mails older than 14 days

A terrible thing happened to me. I used my e-mail account for ages and I accessed it through Mozilla Thunderbird. Then I had to reinstall my computer. I installed Thunderbird again and I added my ...
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I cannot get thunderbird to connect to Outlook.com

Had to reformat my pc and have been unable to get Thunderbird to connect to my Outlook.com account again. I have no problem connecting to Yahoo. Using Windows 7 and have checked and double checked my ...
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How can I download e-mails + folders to my hard drive using Mozilla Thunderbird?

I need to download e-mails from the current web host's server to my hard drive, so they can be uploaded to the new web host's server! I have a company and we're switching web hosts. I do not want to ...
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Thunderbird: Error: imap.server.com : server does not support RFC 5746, see CVE-2009-3555

I'm getting this error when checking my mail, and I can't download my mail. I recently updated Thundirbird yesterday, but it restarted and was working fine for many hours. I saw this question: How to ...
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I need a way for several users to access the same email account across office network

At the company I work for we receive emails in nightly from equipment out in the field. We get well over a hundred a night in and we view the logs to make sure everything is okay. As more equipment is ...
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Sending e-mail from contacts.google.com/preview with a client other than GMail

I like the new Google Contacts but it bugs me that I can't open a new Thunderbird message by clicking contact's e-mail address. When I click an e-mail address in the contact details, GMail new message ...
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How to set custom command to open HTTP/HTTPS links in Thunderbird?

I would like to open links from Thunderbird into a new tab of a specific Firefox profile on Windows 7. The default browser on the system is not Firefox and the desired profile is not the default ...
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Thunderbird: answer with different color as in Outlook

In thunderbird, I would like to intersperse my answers within the body of the message I am responding to, with all my new text appearing in some other color. I only know a very tedious way of doing ...