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Stop thunderbird from re downloading messages after profile move

I have email account setup with imap and local folder synchronization. recently i moved my profile to a new machine and when it starts up it keeps re downloading the messages in the local folder. I ...
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Thunderbird can't sync IMAP tags using an Exchange 2013 IMAP server?

Exchange doesn't support IMAP tags properly so I can't switch between Thunderbird installations on various computers and have my tags persist. Is anyone aware of a work around, plugin or similar to ...
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Can IMAP clients read my contacts from Office 365?

I'm using a Mac. I'm using Postbox as my email client (which is actually Firefox thunderbird under the hood). I'm connecting to my email that is hosted in Office 365 via IMAP. Email works great. ...
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“Select folder for offline use” without storing attachments

Is it possible to tell Thunderbird to make a folder available for offline use, but to fetch attachments on demand? I'd like to be able to fulltext-search my archives when offline, yet I hardly ever ...
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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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Im using Thuderbird IMAP accesing my Gmail account, what folder needs to subscribe and what safe to unsubscribe?

Im using Thuderbird IMAP accesing my Gmail account, what folder needs to subscribe and what safe to unsubscribe? I ask this because I noticed that the messages inside say example: Important Folder, ...
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In Thunderbird, how to prevent users from creating new mail accounts?

I have just setup our company e-mail with a popular online e-mail provider. E-mails will be retrieved from the online server via Thunderbird installed on Windows 7 PC's. I wish to exercise ...
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Recovering Hotmail attachments deleted when messaged moved between folders in Thunderbird imap

When connecting to Hotmail through Thunderbird imap, moving messages between folders strips the content of attachments (resulting in an empty file object). Since no message was deleted, their 'recover ...
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Thunderbird filtering drafts?

I recently face the problem that I answer an e-mail which is filtered, my answer gets saved into the draft folder on the IMAP server and then for some reason a message filter catches it and moves it ...
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137 views

How do you stop thunderbird from syncing a specific mailserver (imap)?

Thunderbird 24.5.0 I have two mail accounts that I have deprecated, one I do not have login information for anymore, the other I would like thunderbird to stop downloading emails from (as they are ...
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mail client for multiple IMAP accounts

I have bought few sites and I got registered emails with theses sites. Right now I have about 100 email accounts. It is mostly Gmail IMAPs accounts. I am looking for mail client that can read so ...
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Make thunderbird store all mail locally for IMAP accounts but not indexing all for search

In Thunderbird the global gloda search is connected to the selection of downloaded/syncronized folders of the IMAP accounts in the Offline-settings. Is it possible somehow, that Thunderbirds ...
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Thunderbird forgets tags in IMAP mails immediately after adding them

I hope this Stack Exchange site is the right one. Since a few weeks we are experiencing unexpected behavior with the tag/flag handling of Thunderbird. After assigning a tag to a mail, Thunderbird is ...
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IMAP “failed to copy message to sent folder”

When I send a mail, it very often does popup a message saying "The message could not be saved to outgoing folder. Try again?" (most recent Thunderbird). I tried dumping the network traffic. After ...
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How to extract account information from thunderbird?

I can extract all information related with any outlook account from windows registry on windows machine. Like Incoming and outgoing server, username , encrypted password and account type(POP or IMAP). ...
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Are Microsoft Exchange Personal Archives accessible over IMAP?

I am using IMAP (from Thunderbird) to access my mailbox on a Microsoft Exchange server. The Personal Archives have been configured on the Exchange server. Unfortunately they does not seem to be ...
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How to determine if STARTTLS IMAP & SMTP connections are encrypted

I use Thunderbird to connect to an IMAP and SMTP server. This works on the port numbers usually associated with unencrypted mail, but I have specified STARTTLS and am told that the servers enable ...
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248 views

Google Apps migration - Thunderbird emails to Gmail

I'm currently doing a migration of all our employee's email accounts to google. Some people use Outlook, others use Thunderbird. Moving outlook emails is ok as Google support migrating through pst ...
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Server side mail search over IMAP

How do I configure Postbox (or Thunderbird, on which it is based) to perform server-side searches over IMAP? I have > 30000 emails on my Gmail account, and the search function of Postbox doesn't find ...
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How to avoid deleting emails from Dovecot

We have a Dovecot server configured for internal usage purpose and Thunderbird as a email client with IMAP protocol. I have never used either of the software, so my questions are a bit naive. Due to ...
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Is it possible to have Thunderbird-like local folders in claws-mail?

I like using claws-mail with an IMAP email account, but I need a way to move mail from my size-limited inbox to a local folder and still be able to search through it. Is this possible using a local ...
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How long will it take for Thunderbird mail settings to take effect?

I have a few IMAP accounts set up in Thunderbird, and some of them are taking up quite a lot of disk space. To save space, I’ve now told it to synchronise only the most recent few days. One guideline ...
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369 views

How to get Thunderbird to collect addresses from all messages?

I've created a new TBird account to 'look at' an IMAP account on some mail server. I have all the headers now, not all the bodies, and have read a couple of messages. Unfortunately, Thunderbird's ...
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Move deleted mails to another folder besides Gmail's trash

I have set up a Gmail account with IMAP at Thunderbird (17.0.9). Everything so far works good. When I delete my mails the are moved under Gmail's Trash But this is something I do not want to happen ...
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Synchronize email accounts

I'd Like to synchronize 2 email accounts. One empty and one with a bunch of emails. How do I do this without any loss? I know thunderbird lets you MOVE emails but it won't let you COPY them, IF I ...
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Copy large amount of mail from one IMAP account to another (Outlook user)

One of my clients wants to consolidate their domains into one umbrella domain, which also means that they want to COPY all mail from multiple IMAP accounts, to their new single IMAP account. It is ...
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441 views

What is the right way to share a Thunderbird (v.24) profile between Windows 7 and Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS)?

I have the following setup: I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as a main working system (host) and Windows 7 running in VirtualBox as a secondary system (guest). I've created a profile in Mozilla Thunderbird ...
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mozilla thunderbird can receive emails but cannot send (imap/postfix)

i run a dovecot imap server on an ubuntu 8.04 machine (old, i know, but there's no chance of an upgrade any time soon). anyway, all was working smoothly until i rebooted the server the other day and ...
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Rename $label1-5 in Thunderbird so they become tags

Thunderbird stores five special tags as $label1, $label2, ..., $label5 and then internally associates a (somewhat fixed) name to those (Important, Work, ...). In an IMAP context, it syncs these as ...
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Cannot drag images from Thunderbird to Word

I have a user who is using Thunderbird 24 (via an IMAP account) and Word 2003. When this user had been using Outlook to access her email, she could just drag images from Outlook to Word. After the ...
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Can I change the Thunderbird SMTP, POP3 and IMAP server setting editing some file?

I'm right now in a massive email migration to Google Application (GMail). I must change all the server settings in each Thunderbird client of all my users. I have the Administrator password of each ...
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Thunderbird import to Gmail excludes many emails

What could cause an import to Gmail in Thunderbird to exclude many (i.e., more than 1000 emails not copied in a folder with 1284 emails) that were in the original account? I am imagining things like ...
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971 views

Feasibility of transferring email from Yahoo to GMail using IMAP and PC email client

A friend of mine wants to move from Yahoo to GMail. I've had a search on the web, and most of the articles seem from some time ago and/or might not work. I wonder if anyone could comment on whether ...
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How to make Thunderbird play nice with Google mail

Thunderbird and gmail aren't exactly the best of friends. Gmail's labels mean that Thunderbird often downloads multiple copies of a single mail. Anything tagged in gmail will appear in a folder ...
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Thunderbird and Gmail - Mail fetcher

Basically I want to use Thunderbird to manage all my email accounts. But I also want to retain the ability to use Gmail's mail fetcher for a select few accounts. The thing I don't want to do is ...
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Switching from POP3 to IMAP

My email host supports both POP3 and IMAP retrieval, and for years, I've been using POP3 in Thunderbird to retrieve my email. I'd like to switch to IMAP so that messages can be easily stored on the ...
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Dovecot and thunderbird deleting and syncing

I want move towards using my own mail server, so I picked Dovecot. I plan on using thunderbird to retrieve my mail using IMAPS. I have never used either of the software, so my questions are a bit ...
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Thunderbird, IMAP, Delete a message and move it to local Trash

How can I AUTOMATICALLY move a deleted IMAP message to my LOCAL Trash instead of IMAP Trash? Thunderbird 17.0.3. [ Message Filters only work on incoming mail. Tools > Account Settings > Server ...
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Why does mail deleted in Thunderbird still show up in outlook.com?

I deleted about 2000 emails in Thunderbird, which is now nice and clean, but they are all still visible on the outlook.com web portal client. I have Thunderbird configured using IMAP settings. I have ...
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Keep folders local to machine when using imap on thunderbird

We have an email account that we use as a team.. team@example.com (running on google apps for business), we all connect to the account via imap, using a mixture of mac mail and thunderbird. One ...
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IMAP constantly loses connection and seems unable to remember password

Outlook 2010 (and Thunderbird - see Update 3) has been working fine for a while, but all of a sudden it has been re-prompting for a username and a password and despite it being correct, continues to ...
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How to apply automatic message filters to subfolders, too?

Thunderbird's message filters (Tools → Message Filters…) seem to only fire on Inbox automatically. If you want to filter on subfolders, you'd have to start this filter manually (Tools → Run Filters on ...
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Move to Local Trash when deleting IMAP messages in Thunderbird

I have tried to find a solution for this for a while now without luck. Wanted to check if there already is an add-on or easy hack before I attempt to write my own. In my opinion this must be quite a ...
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Is there a way to empty trash and compress a folders on all of my Thunderbird IMAP accounts with a single click?

OK, actually that will take clicks: one click for emptying the trash, and the second click to compress the folders. I want to do this on all my IMAP accounts in Thunderbird, so I don't have to do it ...
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Thunderbird IMAP INBOX file is huge

Using Thunderbird 17 with an IMAP account set to keep mail offline. Works great. Except that in order to keep my mail, Thunderbird maintains one enormous file called "INBOX". For an account of mine ...
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How can I archive my emails in Thunderbird to monthly archive folders?

I'm using x64 Linux Mint 13 (Maya), which is based on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise). The current version of Thunderbird installed is 17.0.2. My goal is to archive my messages into custom folders that are a) ...
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Remove “deleted” flag from IMAP messages

I use a Microsoft Exchange 2010 email server and a Mozilla Thunderbird client. One day I selected a large part of my inbox and mistakenly pressed a keyboard shortcut which (I presume) marked the ...
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remove “deleted” flag from IMAP messages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove “deleted” flag from IMAP messages I use a Microsoft Exchange 2010 email server and a Mozilla Thunderbird client. One day I selected a large part of my inbox and ...
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Get link to an IMAP mail from within Thunderbird?

When dragging&dropping a mail from Thunderbird to e.g. Firefox, a link for the mail (in the address bar of firefox) is displayed. Any way to get this link from within Thunderbird? (One can use ...
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How to send email from IMAP-synonym?

Recently, I have set up a webmail account at gmx.com. This is a simple webmail with IMAP capabilities. I have Thunderbird installed on my computer and I can use it to read my webmail with IMAP. This ...