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How to backup old emails locally in Thunderbird and then remove them from IMAP server?

I am using Godaddy IMAP email with Thunderbird as my desktop client on Windows 7. The email service has unlimited mailbox size but the local Thunderbird is having troubles due to the large size of the ...
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How to back up OWA exchange emails without Outlook

My university uses Microsoft Outlook Web Access (OWA) e-mail. Soon they will close my e-mail account as my course has ended, but I really do not want to lose the archive of emails and attachments. ...
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Thunderbird: export email account settings

I'd like to create a new profile for Thunderbird using the same mail accounts I already configured in my old profile. As it is quite a number of accounts, it would be great to have a way to ...
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Where does Thunderbird store my setting?

Can I backup my Thunderbird settings without the Emails and without its internal data? The Emails folder is too big and the emails not worth the effort. I'd like to put the important files under ...
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Setting up Thunderbird from a (partial) backup

On Ubuntu Linux, my computer started to die and I quickly backed up some stuff including the "Mail" folder of Thunderbird. I didn't copy the settings folder though, and I don't have any means to ...
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How can I use Thunderbird to keep regular offline backups of my Gmail account?

I'd like to use Thunderbird to regularly download all the mail in my Gmail account via IMAP, so if something happened to Gmail or my internet connection is disrupted, I can still access all my mail. ...
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How can I backup my Gmail archive using Thunderbird?

I have setup POP access to Gmail using Thunderbird. At first, it only downloaded about 350 messages all from 2007. Then I switched my Gmail POP settings (inside Gmail) to include 'all mail ever' and ...
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906 views

Auto-archive IMAP mail folders on OS X

I am trying to achieve the following. Download all messages from mail server(and remove downloaded messages from server). Downloaded messages should be in a local mailbox preserving folder structure ...
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414 views

How do I create encrypted backups of gmail (or any other email) via IMAP client (e.g. Thunderbird)

This question is regarding the use of Thunderbird (or other IMAP clients) and suggested backup and encryption tools, not Gmail. I have Thunderbird setup to access an email account via IMAP (in this ...
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restore thunderbirds profiles

I backed up Profiles folder from Documents and settings/user/app data/thunderbird and after windows reinstall copied it back over new Thunderbirds installation. For some reason new Thunderbird does ...
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Thunderbird does not delete mail

The folder C:\Documents and Settings\MyName\Application Data\Thunderbird\Profiles is using 8.35 GB disk space which is huge. Since I need to back it up, I deleted maybe 50% of mail, including ...