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How to change SMTP password in Thunderbird? Normal procedure does not work

How to change SMTP password in Thunderbird? Password to my SMTP changed recently, and I can't change it to Thunderbird due some bug. Changing should work like this: User send email Thunderbird ...
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Why would Thunderbird regularly hang for 10 seconds

I've been using the Thunderbird e-mail client for years on three different operating systems: XP, Vista, Windows 7. On all of these operating systems, it has always had the problem of e.g. I'll be ...
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Should Thunderbird send inline png attachments as text/plain?

I'm composing emails in Thunderbird. When I attach png images by dragging to the header region, they are attached as Content-Type: image/png; name="foo.png" Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64 ...
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Home router blocking secure imap?

I'm using thunderbird on my laptop to access my work email over imap (we're an MS Exchange shop but the server is configured for imap as well). This works fine when I'm at work, but for some reason, ...
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filter thunderbird email by attachment type

I'm getting malware sent to me as .zip attachments that are zipped up exe files. I want to setup message filters to catch them but I can't seem to find a way to do that. I tried setting up a customize ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird - Mail Download

When checking for new mail I only download headers. But then when I download an individual email from a header Thunderbird also every time checks for new email. All I want is to get the email to the ...
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Where does thunderbird store message filters and how can I import them?

Few months ago I setup various filters for my emails so that I could move my emails to different folders according to their sender-email/title etc. this installation was on my Windows partition. ...
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How can I change the default encoding type Thunderbird uses when composing a new email?

Whenever I compose a new email message in Thunderbird, it defaults to the Western (ISO-8859-1) encoding, and I have to manually change it to UTF-8 every time. How do I change the default?
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Migrating Eudora OSE to Thunderbird

(win 7 os) I want to install the latest version of Thunderbird and all my settings, email baskets, filters and emails from a previously installed Eudora ose program (that was on a crashed hard drive ...
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default mime type program is inconsistent between system and the mozilla firefox/thunderbird?

In kubuntu ,the default programs associated with mime types in mozilla products are completely different from the system-wide setting or user setting. For example, firefox/thunderbird will always use ...
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How do I get Thunderbird to open an ICS attachment directly in Lightning's calendar?

I'm using Mozilla Thunderbird 9.0.1 with Lightning 1.1.1. Is there an easier way to import an ICS file attached to an email than saving it to disk, then in Calendar going to File --> Open? If I ...
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Turn off message pane in Thunderbird

I am using Thunderbird 24.2.0.I don't like message pane so every time when I open Thunderbird I just uncheck message pane from view > layout menu and it goes off. However when I restart (or start next ...
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Fill “to”, “cc” and “bcc” in group in Thunderbird

I was wondering, is there a way to fill the fields "to", "cc" and "bcc" in group? I mean, I usually send emails to one contact, and when I do (for this one in particular) I have to add the "cc" to the ...
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Can Thunderbird indicate whether a sender is in the address book?

Does anyone know a feature or addon that allows Thunderbird to show whether a sender is in your address book or not? Either in the message list, or when viewing an email.
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Is there a way to have customised text instead of subject in Thunderbird's inbox list?

I am getting a lot of informational emails like "You've got a new message from ..." or "Notification of Donation Received", which often do not contain any information in the subject so that I have to ...
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Edit subject line of received email in Thunderbird 3.0

Is there a way to edit the subject line of emails you've received in Thunderbird? I use email a lot for work and it would be a lot easier if I could change subjects to make things easier to find ...
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Thunderbird 5 not deleting messages older than X when using POP3

I've been using my sites webmail (Squirrelmail) only for a few months due to a disk crash on my desktop that hosed my Thunderbird. With the desktop up and running again, I installed Thunderbird 5 and ...
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How can I view the HTML of a Thunderbird e-mail?

I am writing an e-mail in Thunderbird, formatting it with bold, italic, bullets, etc. When I am finished, I would like to copy the HTML to my blog. I tried the Edit HTML Source Add-On but it "is not ...
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Thunderbird: Adding new message recipient with the keyboard

I'm trying to use Thunderbird using just the keyboard. When creating a new message, I want to add another recipient row. I know I can click the field to add, but I want to do it with the keyboard. ...
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How can I fake a “from” address in Thunderbird?

I have an e-mail address from a provider which does not provide me with an inbox, only redirection. In other words, all messages sent to that address will simply be redirected to an address I choose. ...
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Change the update channel in Portable Thunderbird?

I think it needs some explanation How to update a TB Portable installation to beta or aurora. I tried to change the preferences in about:config: update.channel to aurora but that had no effect. Then ...
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Thunderbird gives “ Not enough disk space ” alert, after trying to download more emails ( Win 7, 64 bit )

So, today I have installed Mozilla Thunderbird 24.2.0 on my Windows 7 (64 bit) machine. It was downloading emails, until it hit an error. An alert showed up saying : "There is not enough disk space ...
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Can I change the language of a Mozilla product without reinstalling?

I just noticed that my Firefox is in German. Then I noticed that my Thunderbird is in German, too. Obviously, when I did a clean reinstall two weeks ago, I forgot to click through to the English ...
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Thunderbird Moved Emails

I have an Exchange account setup in Thunderbird using IMAP. Whenever I move emails from one folder to another, those emails get moved in Thunderbird but when I check webmail (OWA), the messages are ...
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How do I control formatting of email replies?

90% of the time when I get an email reply from someone, my original message in their reply is formatted as follows: On [date], [my name] <[my email]> wrote: > [What I wrote] However, ...
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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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How to search for specific mail (by msgid) in Thunderbird?

Recently, our mail system had a serious failure and some mails were lost. However, our admin gave us the sender's address together with a Message-Id to contact him for retransmission. So I got also ...
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Mail disappears in other clients after using alpine

The scenario: I have an email account on a server that I also have ssh access to. Normally I check this account via IMAP in Thunderbird (currently 3.0.8 on Ubuntu) and IMAP on my phone (Nexus One, ...
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How to change Content-Transfer-Encoding for email attachments?

I have signed up for http://eudyptula-challenge.org/ challenge and this accepts email attachments only in simple text format. The files without extension (and also .zip file) are transferred with ...
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Export the chat history logs from thunderbird

I would like to export all chat logs from my Thunderbird installation, so I can backup addressbook and chat-logs re-install a clean new Thunderbird re-add my IMAP acounts and chat-accounts ...
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Can I synchronize hotmail folders in thunderbird?

I'm using Thunderbird to load my Hotmail mail. It works fine (see previous post). But there is one problem: How can I synchronize the folders I've defined online in Hotmail? And is it possible to ...
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Custom buttons to move email to specific folder in Thunderbird

Can I create a custom button in Thunderbird to enable me to copy or move an email to a specific, pre-determined folder with a single click?
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Reorder email accounts in Thunderbird

If you have more email accounts in Thunderbird, the accounts are shown in the order of creation. Now I added a new account and it is shown at the bottom of the list. How do I change the order of my ...
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Compress an attachment in my mailclient inside my INBOX?

I got a lot of emails with uncompressed formats (like bmp, txt, ...) that I want to keep inside my IMAP-inbox, so I can access them from all my devices (Windows, Linux, ios, Android). Those emails ...
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Keep IMAP messages locally when deleted remotely

I use my email from my phone and my computer via IMAP. I want to set something up so that if I delete a message via my phone, my computer will still keep the message locally. For example, assume I ...
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Block signature attachments in Thunderbird

Of many customers I get a signature in the form of an image as attachment. I only need this attachment once, but now all emails of that customers are marked as "with attachment". How could I block ...
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Connect to an IRC bouncer with Thunderbird?

I would like to set up a bouncer on my rootserver and connect there from my PC, so I will see all messages during the last 30 minutes that I missed when I reconnect to a channel. Is this possible in ...
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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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Cannot setup email account in Thunderbird

I have a company email that I've setup in MailDroid in Android. And in MailDroid I was only asked these information: Email Username Password Server Secure Connection (TLS/SSL) Port Account Type: ...
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Sync a single Google Calendar with CalDav

At work we use Mozilla Thunderbird with Lightning plugin to manage our calendar, and I want to sync with my Google Calendar account. The problem is that in my Google Calendar account, I have 3 ...
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Add Thunderbird to Firefox as a feed subscriber application in windows

I'm trying to get Thunderbird to be my default application to subscribe to feed that I visit in firefox. I "choose application" and put in the path of Thunderbird executable C:\Program Files ...
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Thunderbird Facebook chat, disable sound

I connected my facebook account to thunderbird chat, all nice, but every new chat message i get sound notification, which really annoing. Is it real to disable that sound notifications only for chat, ...
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Cannot “add to address book” in thunderbird on mac. Know a workaround?

Runing TB 24.5.0 on Mac 10.8.5. I configure TB so that File-"Use Mac OS X Address Book" is not selected. Can open Address Book and see addresses in "COllected Addresses" & create New contact ...
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Unable to configure yahoo.IN account in Thunderbird

I am unable to configure my yahoo.in account to Thunderbird. When I try to configure it it shows that Thunderbird fails to find settings for your email account. Can anyone help? But I am able ...
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changing the displayed “From” field in thunderbird

when an email-address is stored in thunderbird's address book, it uses the name stored there to display as the sender in the thread-pane, and ignores any value in the email. e.g. my address book has ...
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Changing the From address in Thunderbird

I subscribed to a mailing list under a forwarding e-mail address. But Thunderbird sends mails from my real address (a GMail account). I tried to send my first message to the list today, but it got ...
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Setting Windows Firewall To Default To “Block All” Bottlenecks Internet

I have been concerned lately with the number of programs that have been transmitting data on my machine, so in attempt to halt all unwanted communication I set the Windows firewall state to block ...
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How to restore Thunderbird email under linux?

I have both a .thunderbird and a .mozilla-thunderbird from an existing installation. I installed Thunderbird 3.0b3 under fedora 11, but it doesn't seem to see the email in either of those ...
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How do I remove the recipent's name when sending emails?

Basically, whenever I send an email, in Thunderbird at least, it includes the recipient’s name that I have saved in my contacts. How do I get rid of that? Example: What it sends: My ...
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How do I get Thunderbird not to store emails on the remote server when using IMAP?

I'm using thunderbird with an IMAP account. What I want is for Thunderbird to connect, download and then delete the downloaded emails from the IMAP server. I'm not entirely sure how to do this.