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Use Thunderbird to send via Amazon SES

I'm trying to configure ThunderBird to send email messages using SMTP/Amazon SES. Amazon provides documentation on how to configure Outlook which should, in theory, mean that I could configure an ...
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Bad side of enabling sending emails in the background? [on hold]

Thunderbird is rather slow when sending emails. Send dialog seem to never go away. They admit that and offers an option to set sending emails in the background. Thunderbird does send slowly by ...
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Accept and Decline button missing in thunderbird when receiving an invitation

I'm using Thunderbird 12.0.1 with the following add-ons for the calendar: Lightning 1.4 Provider for Google calendar 0.9 I'm working with Ubuntu 12.04 When I receive an event invitation from ...
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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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Can I configure Thunderbird 3 to refresh the folder list for an Exchange IMAP account?

Background: When used as an IMAP client against Gmail, Thunderbird 3 (may be the case in v2 also, not sure) will refresh it's list of folders (the folders correspond to Gmail labels) when you do ...
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How to copy a BCC'ed mail list [on hold]

I sent out a message to a list of people and I BCC'ed it. Can I go to the sent file and copy the BCC'ed list to resend a corrected item or message? Thanks, BC
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How to make Thunderbird compose mail with “Paragraph” as default?

I'm trying to do the exact opposite of How To Make Thunderbird Compose Mail With "Body Text" As Default?. So my current default setting for composition is "Body Text", but I want it to be ...
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How do I copy a large number of emails to an IMAP folder in Thunderbird?

I am migrating all my email to a new server. I have about 10 accounts in 10 different folders in Mozilla Thunderbird. I have been using pop3 in the past, but on the new server I want to use imap. I ...
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Thunderbird Lightning Calendar sync or import from MS Outlook

I have recently started using Thunderbird as my mail client and I like it (much better than what they want me to use - Outlook). Although I am well settled with email and contacts, I still want to ...
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Do no pop up spam message notifications in Thunderbird on Windows

In Windows 8 I don't mind the pop up notifications of new email messages, but I wish it would not do it for messages that it flags as * * * SPAM * * *. Is it possible to leave this enabled for ...
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Change the sort order in Thunderbird on multiple columns

I would like to be able to sort (order by) email messages based on three (3) of the columns. Specifically at the top would be Starred, then Unread and then by Age (Newest at the top) (with Starred ...
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How can I sort by the receiving address (not just “recipient”) in Thunderbird?

I have several aliases used with one account, e.g. jobs@mydomain.com, me@mydomain.com, spam@mydomain.com and so on. I'd like to sort and group based on which address was used to receive a message, ...
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How to send a SMS through email on a computer without knowing the domain of the mobile number? [on hold]

I want to text someone at a US cellular phone number. I have no idea what carrier they use. I can use a reverse phone lookup online to determine their carrier, but I want to do this for many clients I ...
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Thunderbird: show current column while composing a message

How do people configure Thunderbird or Icedove to show the current column number in the statusbar when writing draft e-mails? I can not see this option in the 'Preferences -> Composition' Menu. ...
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Delete multiple emails from email server (pop)

I have to delete emails that are older than six months and bigger than 1mb from multiple accounts, and my email webclient doesn't allow me to filter by those at the same time, so I'm looking for a way ...
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Data not recognized in transferred Thunderbird profile

I transferred the Thunderbird profile from a Debian Wheezy installation to a Mint 17 installation. Thunderbird recognizes the add-ins and layout preferences in the profile, but not any of the user ...
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Chat room in Thunderbird with Google Chat

How do I start a chat room in Thunderbird with Google Chat? What values do I use for room and server? Thunderbird 17.0.3.
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Showing messages from sub-folders in parent-folder with Thunderbird

I have some structure of Local Folders in Mozilla Thunderbird: Local Folders --Clients ----Client 1 ----Client 2 And I've set the Message Filters so mails wents either to Clients/Client 1 or ...
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When message is deleted on server, message is not removed from Thunderbird

Is it possible to setup Thunderbird so when I deleted a message from the server, it is deleted from the Thunderbird client so everything is sync'd. My phone does not have this trouble, all are setup ...
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Started getting duplicate emails again in Thunderbird 3.x

It is a known issue with Thunderbird 3.x that it downloads duplicate emails. I installed Thunderbird 3.1.5 last month (it's awesome!) and configured it to not download duplicate emails using the ...
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How do I get Thunderbird to show the attachments expanded

The latest update to Thunderbird email client shows the attachments under a separate panel. I'd like the panel to display expanded automatically. How do I do that? It doesn't seem to be in the help ...
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Correct format for E-Mail signature contact recognition on iPhone [closed]

Starting with iOS 8, the iPhone Mail app recognizes telephone numbers in e-mail signatures and helpfully displays a contact link at the top of each mail with the options of ignore or add to contacts. ...
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Making Thunderbird always show “Recipient” column in Search Messages window

Using Thunderbird (version 31.4.0), I want to automatically show "Recipient" as one of the columns in the Find Messages window (Ctrl+Shift+F), and have Thunderbird remember that setting after I close ...
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Thunderbird does not inform on new message when it was moved by Gmail Filter

I've created several Gmail Filters which move messages to its dedicated folders skipping the Gmail Inbox. I read Gmail messages using Thunderbird IMAP. Now, when a new message arrive to Gmail and ...
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Always play sound when new e-mail message received

How to make Thunderbird to play a sound on each new e-mail message, even if there are unread messages? By default it plays only on the first message and if I don't read it, then it ignores all newer ...
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How to get rid of Thunderbird error “[NONEXISTENT] Unknown Mailbox: Trash”

Every time I start Thunderbird, I get this error: The current operation on 'Trash' did not succeed. The mail server for account spamspam@gmail.com responded: [NONEXISTENT] Unknown Mailbox: ...
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Math formulas in emails

Is there a way to enter LaTeX (or similar) formulas into an E-Mail and get them rendered as typeset formulas on the receiving side, perhaps with cooperation of the receiving party? My preferred mail ...
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Thunderbird multiple process -no-remote and http-links

Whenever I click a Link in thunderbird which was started with the -no-remote option and firefox is running, I get a "Firefox is already running ... " error message. Is there a way to prevent this ...
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View Outlook contact attachments received in Thunderbird

Using Microsoft Outlook, you can send contacts as an attachment. If I receive one of these attachments using Thunderbird, is there any way I can open it? (Without installing Outlook, that is.)
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Move large amounts of emails into another IMAP account one-by-one in Thunderbird

When selecting a few hundred mails in one IMAP account and move them into another account, Thunderbird seems to work like this: first Thunderbird starts with downloading them somewhere temporary if ...
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Clicking a link in Thunderbird opens Firefox instead of the default browser

I am using KDE on Fedora 21 x86_64. I recently switched my default browser from Firefox to Chromium, and this worked out very well...except for Thunderbird, which still insists on attempting to open ...
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How do I set where different incoming emails go in Mozilla Thunderbird?

I would like emails from different addresses to go to different folders in Thunderbird. Is there a way of doing this? For example, I have set up a folder for emails from Wikia forums (email address: ...
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Thunderbird 3.0 error while trying to get mail: “The folder is being processed. Please wait until processing is complete to get messages.”

Just upgraded to TB3. On opening TB i get a message 'determining which messages to index'. After several minutes, the message disappears. If i then try to get mail, the message quoted in the title ...
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Setting up IMAP/SSL on Ubuntu with Dovecot, Thunderbird, and a self-signed certificate

I have a new server that I am setting up. It currently has a very limited audience (just me), but I am trying to set up IMAPSSL and secure SMTP. Since the audience is so limited, I have decided to ...
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How can I have Thunderbird use different signatures for HTML or plain text mails?

In Thunderbird I can set a signature, which can be either in HTML format or in plain text. However, I sometimes write HTML mails and sometimes plain text mails (setting the format with Shift-Click on ...
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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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Why does Google call Thunderbird “less secure”?

I've never had problems using Gmail with Thunderbird yet, but while trying to use a free software client for Google Talk/Chat/Hangout I've discovered that, according to Google's document on "less ...
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Firefox is already running, but not responding

I am using two Icedove (Thunderbird) profiles. I am starting the profiles with following commands: icedove -P "default" %u icedove -P "test" -no-remote --class test %u When I click on a link (URL) ...
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How to reply with attachment on Thunderbird

Thunderbird 12.0.1, install addon - "with Attach 3.0" below is quoted from https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/thunderbird/addon/withattach/ As the author says, it will supply "reply with attachment" , ...
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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 not seeing .ics attachments

Using an IMac with OSX 10.9.5. Email client is Thunderbird. Tbird doesn't show any .ics (calendar invites) files that are sent to me either in the body of the email or as an attachment. However, my ...
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Cyrus-Imap - STARTTLS negotiation failed

I'm configuring a mail server on Fedora and i have a problem. I can autenthicate using Horde, but, when i try to authenticate using THunderbird, i get this message: configuration could not be ...
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IP from sending email server is different than from email-domain

I have my own domain for my business. In my host I have configured that the emails are forwarded to my outlook account. In my outlook account I have configured the emails from my own domain as ...
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Thunderbird Quick Filter suddenly stopped working

I use Thunderbird, the version I currently run is 24.1.0. I used to search for messages containing certain IDs or addresses with the Quick Filter, but since yesterday somehow it stopped working. I ...
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Google two factor authentication rejects login from Thunderbird

Since I turned on the two-factor login in googlemail, I cannot login from Thunderbird anymore. (Before it was all fine.) What do I have to change in Thunderbird?
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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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Thunderbird does not show message body

Please is there a legitimate reason for Thunderbird 31.3.0 not to display the body of the following email? Return-Path: <[...]@[...]> Delivered-To: [...]@[...] Received: [...] [...] Date: Fri, ...
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Set Thunderbird “from” address by incoming “to” address

I have configured my email server to send all email to my mailbox. So x@example.com and y@example.com go to one mailbox. Every forum, registration, and guy get their own address for sending me emails ...
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Thunderbird: Exporting/importing mail and contacts [duplicate]

I have an old laptop that had Thunderbird installed on it. I just bought a new one and have installed the latest version of Thunderbird (v31.3.0) on it. I'm looking to: Transfer all the emails of my ...
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Thunderbird showing different from name than that in View Source

I was doing some testing with a website and sending test emails to myself and I noticed that the From Name that I was setting was different than that that was displayed in the From field in ...