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Is there an antivirus which works well with Thunderbird? [closed]

I've read in some other questions that people have had no problem with AVG and Thunderbird. That is exactly the opposite of my experience. I've had nothing but problems with my Thunderbird; and it's ...
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Thunderbird: how to get back compact message list

The lest large Thunderbird update (supernova) brought more spacious design with it. Sadly, now my 2K screen doesn't fit sufficiently many messages anymore, and I'm scrolling the message list all the ...
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Can't set up Gmail account in Thunderbird

This was working fine until I had to reinstall Windows. If it makes any difference, I chose this time to install Thunderbird portable, and it's currently at v115.8.0 I go "add existing account&...
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What specifically is being searched in Thunderbird Quick Search?

Thunderbird offers a "quick search" bar across the top of the screen, and when used, the results appear as below. What, explicitly, is being searched in this quick search? Body of message? ...
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View and print unthreaded email message bodies consecutively without email trailers?

I am using Windows 10. In Outlook desktop app, Thunderbird, or Gmail web app, is there a way to view and print a continuous stream of email messages, including body but excluding the historical email ...
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Thunderbird losing window focus during email composition

I've been using Thunderbird as my email client for a couple of years. Recently (in the last month or so), when I compose a new message, I have an issue. I start typing my message as normal. Then, at ...
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Using HTML from webserver in Thunderbird email signature

I want to insert html from a webserver as an email signature, but the UI doesn't allow it directly. I tried creating a local HTML with an iframe that sources the remote content, but thunderbird isn't ...
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How to render Google meet invites in Thunderbird

I use Thunderbird as my main e-mail client and it works great, but google calendar invitations look terrible in it. Is there a plug-in, or settings I could use to make them look the same as in gmail ...
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Imap folder structure not synced properly in Thunderbird [closed]

In my mail client I am using imap to connect to 2 different email servers. 1 account seems to work well, while in the other the folder structure does not match between the client and the webmail. As a ...
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Displaying Outlook Formatted Emails on other email clients

Our company sends emails out to clients from Outlook, which have inline images, tables, and other formatting. They display perfectly on Microsoft email clients, but when displaying in other clients ...
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Why is thunderbird 115.4 signature is editable? [closed]

I linked an image for a signature in my thunderbird. It works. However, whenever you go to write a new email, my signature image is displayed at the bottom of the email but the image is editable. For ...
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Thunderbird Search Folder broken "The mail server account [email protected] responded [NONEXISTANT] Unknown Mailbox: [Google Mail]/All Mail/folder"

One of my search folders has broken. I now get a "The mail server account [email protected] responded [NONEXISTANT] Unknown Mailbox: [Google Mail]/All Mail/mysearchfolder" error on application start ...
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Thunderbird keeps asking for Gmail login

I use Thunderbird to grab emails from various accounts as POP to keep them on my desktop. Other gmail accounts work fine, but one of them, pops up this form in a new browser window, every few weeks. ...
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Thunderbird lost password help please [closed]

I recently had a malware attack, and my computer was wiped, losing all information including my Thunderbird account. I have installed a fresh copy of Windows 10, and a new download of Thunderbird, but ...
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How to find which senders use the most space in my Gmail account?

How could I sort email senders (distinct "from" addresses) by the total amount of space each sender's cumulative messages (including bodies and attachments) are occupying in my Gmail account?...
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Thunderbird: How to customize task list?

How can the visual appearance of the task list be customized in Thunderbird ? I need to change the colors, backgroundcolors and font styles of current/overdue/completed tasks when selected/unselected. ...
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Is it possible to have mulitple inboxes in Thunderbird as in GMail?

I would like to have a feature similar to what I currently use in GMail: one inbox with all unread email; one inbox with all starred email; one inbox with everything else. Note that all these ...
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How to run Thunderbird filters after getting all messages

I want to be able to run a specific filter after Thunderbird is done getting messages. All I'm able to do with vanilla TB is to pick the filter runtime before or after Junk classification, but nothing ...
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Stop occasional Thunderbird sound notifications for junk emails

Sometimes, but not always, a new email notification sound plays when junk mail is received. So far it is only for a Hotmail account. It is possible that some junk emails first go to the inbox and are ...
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Configuring content process sandbox level in Thunderbird

I am using Thunderbird 115.6.0 on Linux (Debian 12). In the menubar, clicking on "Help" > "Troubleshooting Information" shows Thunderbird's sandbox settings: Notice that the ...
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Threaded/Unthreaded option in Thunderbird not working as expected

Thunderbird has had the concept of threads for the longest time, but I have always turned them off, and the feature has not bothered me until recently. Whenever several messages+replies show up ...
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Thunderbird notifications are not coming

I have successfully downloaded Mozilla Thunderbird, but I do not receive notification of new mails. I see notification only when I open Thunderbird, which is a little useless. PS. If the site for this ...
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Request all folders with imap with thunderbird

I configured in the browser application of MS Outlook 365 a bunch of rules to filter emails before receiving them. As Example: If sender == Hans.Jochen move mail to folder "Hans.Jochen" If ...
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ThunderBird blocks images from templates located in subdir (nested template dir)

In ThunderBird I create some templates for email. When I take a look on this template it looks fine. When I try to use them then I see a warning that my images was blocked. How to fix this issue and ...
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How does Mozilla Thunderbird set IMAP flags?

The IMAP specification supports by default certain flags: \Seen (Seen) \Flagged (Flagged) \Answered (Answered) \Deleted (Deleted) \Draft (Draft) \Recent (Recent) I assume that Thunderbird uses the \...
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Thunderbird shows passwords in cleartext by default

By default Thunderbird 115.6.0 shows the password in settings (Settings > Privacy & Security > Saved Passwords > Show Passwords). I enabled the following config to ask for Windows ...
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Privacy concerns related to OpenPGP (Email Encryption) key being searchable on key servers

I am considering configuring PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) in my Thunderbird email client to enhance the security and privacy of my email communication. However, I am concerned about potential privacy ...
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Thunderbird calendar is only showing a plain one month calendar page. I can't get it to go to the page that shows schedules

I'm running Windows 11 Pro, 23H2 and am using Thunderbird for email and calendars. I can sync with Google Calendar OK since the add-in is installed, but the only panel I can get it to show is a ...
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Thunderbird Message List Pane Size

Is there a way to reduce the number of messages listed in the Message List pane? I can drag the bottom of it down and increase the number shown, but if I drag it up, the least number I can display is ...
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Thunderbird saves drafts in my inbox

Without me changing anything, Thunderbird has recently switched to saving my email drafts in my inbox folder instead of the configured "Entwürfe" (German for Drafts) folder. This is ...
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ThunderBird Calendar New Event Defaults

When I create a New Event in ThunderBird on my calendar (which I have on MultiWeek view) I get this dialog: Because I don't set times for any of the events I put on the calendar, I would like for the ...
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Can I create a folder as a filter action in Thunderbird? [closed]

Is there a built-in way or an addon that will allow the ability to create folders as a filter action? I can move or copy to an existing folder but is there a way to make a folder in a specific ...
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Thunderbird: Two email accounts using the same SMTP server

This is a recent problem, which I did not have until the past month. I have two different emails from the same Spectrum account, one for personal and one for business. They both use the same SMTP ...
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Get email address of selected emails sent to me

How can I see and also copy all email addresses for selected messages? Thunderbird doesn't even has column for that... Why? I can only select myself (recipient)
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Can I get the equivilent of Focused mail from windows mail in Mozilla Thunderbird

I have moved from Mail (Windows) to Thunderbird recently. However, Mail has a neat feature that I could not find on Thunderbird. There are 2 mains folders in Mail. One is for Focused mail (important ...
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WebDAV plugin for Mozilla Thunderbird stopped providing filelinks for large files

I need help to let my Mozilla Thunderbird (email client) co-operate again with the "Filelink provider for WebDAV" plugin. The purpose of this plugin is to help sending messages with large ...
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Thunderbird cannot decrypt messages even though it has the private key and *could* decrypt the same messages just a few days ago

I can't understand this. Using Thunderbird 102.15.1 on Windows 10, and the private key was added to its native OpenPGP key manager more than 1 year ago. I have old emails that were encrypted, and ...
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Have Thunderbird prompt for password at startup for office 365 outlook accounts?

I have unfortunately been forced by work to use an Microsoft Outlook / Office 365 e-mail address. Usually, in Thunderbird on Windows, I used to have normal IMAP e-mail, and I had Thunderbird setup to ...
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Can I edit sender names for email messages I've received in Thunderbird?

I use Thunderbird as my email client. There's an email address in an organization I volunteer in which is used by multiple people; but they don't bother to set their names before the address when they ...
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Thunderbird default layout

I have used Thunderbird for a number of years. I have found it useful lately using tags to categorise emails, which I am working on. As a Result, I have started using the Group By Sort option, so all ...
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Thunderbird change default font and size

I love using Thunderbird for checking all my mail accounts, including Gmail and Outlook. However, I'm having a difficult time trying to locate a setting to change the default font and size. It seems ...
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ThunderBird 115 - How to Hide the Unified Toolbar with CSS?

The Unified Toolbar is of no use to me and I would life to turn it off. I have tried messing the with Dev Tools and the userChrome file, just to confirm my userChrome file works, the following ...
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S/MIME Certificate goes to 'Other People' tab in Thunderbird

When i try to import my S/MIME certificate into my freshly install Mozilla Thunderbird 115.3.2 (64-bit), it goes straight to Other People tab but no Your Certificate tab. This cert is proven to work ...
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Back up Thunderbird Calendars automatically

I want to back up my Thunderbird calendars somehow, but I'm not sure how without manually going to "Events and Tasks", "Export" and then choosing each calendar one at a time. I ...
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Thunderbird not prompting for SMTP password, and password does not already exist

I'm using Thunderbird for work mail on Linux Mint 21.2. We have an IMAP server for incoming mail and SMTP for outgoing. Logging in to IMAP works fine, I receive and can read all my emails. However, ...
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Thunderbird: Respond to an already-processed event

I'm using Mozilla Thunderbird 115.3.0 with several email accounts configured. Today, I received an invitation to a work meeting. When viewing the message, a purple bar appears near the top with ...
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Migrate from POP to IMAP on Gmail without duplicating emails and preserving local folder structure

We are on G Suite and have one user who is still on POP and has lots of folders and locally stored emails in Thunderbird. I want to migrate them to IMAP and I'm fine with recreating all the labels and ...
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Thunderbird - messages grouped by conversation - tree is open

I have the mails in all my folders grouped by conversation. After the latest Update to Thunderbird 115.3.1, all these groups are automatically "open" when I start Thunderbird (meaning that I ...
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Duplicate folders after Thunderbird upgrade in Debian 12

Today I upgraded Debian stable from 12.1 to 12.2 which included an update of the email client Thunderbird to version 115.3.1 (64-bit). With the new version I have several folders which have been ...
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Need to sync backup Thunderbird IMAP folder to IMAP server

OS: Ubuntu 20.04 Thunderbird: 115.3.1(64 bit) I reported a bug in the new updated version of Thunderbird. One of the troubleshooting steps was to install and test the latest beta version (119), which ...
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