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How to find Thunderbird's server certificate for a domain name, to correct the configuration?

Suddenly today (Linux, PopOS 20.10, TB 78.7.1(64-bit)), I can't send mail via my ISP using Thunderbird. At first an email was rejected, saying the certificate was invalid. Viewing the certificate ...
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Appearance of an incompatibility between .ics and CalDAV

In attempting to set up calendar syncing between my Thunderbird calendar and my web mail calendar (at zoho.com), I've encountered a strange situation where some Thunderbird calendar events are hidden ...
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Thunderbird, view Microsoft Teams invitation as HTML and not as URL

I am using Thunderbird client and when I receive a Microsoft Teams invitation, I see it as an URL, and not as the typical Gmail view, with date, hour and meeting users embedded in mail content. How ...
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Is changing e-mail password standardized? [migrated]

I need to use a certain email account managed by a server I don't have access to. I have the credentials, I can log in using a client such as Mozilla Thunderbird or Evolution. However, I was not able ...
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Thunderbird/Outlook if mail not received last 24 hours

I have some routine emails that are sent every day, they are automatically going in some folders. However, if I don't receive the mail in the last 24 hours I want to have an alert, in thunderbird or ...
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Disable confirmation emails in Thunderbird Lightning Calendar

How do I make Thunderbird Lightning Calendar stop sending confirmation emails? There is a closed bug report on Bugzilla, but I cannot find an option to disable confirmation emails.
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Thunderbird - Having a contact list with copie carbones

In Thunderbird 68.10.0, Ubuntu 20.04, I would like to know if it is possible to have a contact list with a receiver and several CC? When I create a contact list in the Address Book, it doesn't send as ...
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How to quickly answer email with an audio note

Sometimes I need to give very long answers to some emails and I am very bad at typing, so if I know that person and I have her/his phone number, I send her an audio note via Whatsapp. But there are ...
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Would like to see the email address from sender in the column

I would like to include the email address from the sender of the email to appear when I am looking through my inbox. Currently it only shows the from name, not the actual from email. I have checked ...
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Turn off automatic encryption of replies to encrypted emails in Thunderbird

I am using the PGP integration (Enigmail replacement) in the "new" Thunderbird (78.9) and have configured my email provider to automatically encrypt all incoming messages for myself. If I ...
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Using Thunderbird 78.9.1, what must I do to display “Important” message in red backcolor?

In Thunderbird 78.9.1, I search to display some tagged messages with some specific backcolors. Using Options in Thunderbird application, it is only possible to set forecolors ! I have found some pages ...
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How set Default vs. specific outgoing server

I am using Thunderbird 78.9.1 and Win7. I have a few email accounts that are associated with my own web site. In TB: Tools | Account Settings | Outgoing Server (SMTP) I have 3 entries: ...
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How to localize the reply header in Thunderbird

When replying in German I want to have the standard opening line Am XX.XX.XXX um 21:22 schrieb Nobody's Perfect: But if I reply in English the German opening is awkward and I want to see: On XX.XX....
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Thunderbird hangs on pop3

On one of my machines, for the last 2 days, thunderbird hangs when connecting to a pop3 server. I previously had this problem because the TLS on the server was outdated and I had to change security....
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In Thunderbird, while composing an email, how to convert it from plain text to HTML?

In Thunderbird, while composing an email, how to convert it from plain text to HTML? In general, I'd like to compose plain text emails by default. But sometimes, when I realized I need to insert HTML-...
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How do I apply my customized mails table to all folders in Thunderbird 78?

I customized my mails table by reordering the columns, removing columns (Read status, Junk status, Thread) and changing the order to date (newest at top instead of oldest at top). Then I switched to ...
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How to immediately delete email from server after archiving it in thunderbird?

In my current setup, when thunderbird archives an e-mail it is only marked for deletion, not delete immediately from the server. How do I set it up to actually delete the mail from the server ?
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Searching Thunderbird emails

I use Thunderbird to handle 5 email accounts. When I use Global Search, I do not find a certain string. However, when I search through the Thuderbird data directory on on hard-drive, I do find the ...
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TB 78 genreated key cannot be import into gpg

I generated a ECC key then save the private key to file. Then I can import the key to tb78. However, when I try to import it to gpg2, it failed: gpg: key E66BE8B832B7CE7A: "a@example.com" ...
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Filtering Emails in Thunderbird by “To/Received”

This question is about creating a custom filter in Thunderbird to effectively handle having two, or more, aliases on the same email account. Let's say my main email is main@email.co.uk and I have an ...
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Why does Thundebird use ≈ 100 % CPU when transferring mails between different IMAP accounts (as well as other tasks)?

Thunderbird frequently uses 90-100 % CPU on my modern machines when doing I/O-tasks, like checking mail or, what I have done a lot recently: transferring mail from IMAP account A to IMAP account B. ...
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Stable way to transfer mails between GMail account? Thunderbird fails

I want to transfer ≈ 500 mails between two GMail accounts, from A to B. The mails are quite big, on average 5 MB or so. They span 10 years and I have split them into separate mailboxes (labels) by ...
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Select/deselect ALL folders for offline use in Thunderbird?

I have an e-mail account in Thunderbird with more than 100 IMAP-folders. Is there an easy way to select or deselect all these folders for offline use? Currently I have to manually click the checkbox ...
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how do I make thunderbird send outgoing mails with utf8 charset?

as I've seen with google this question was asked quite a few times in the past but since then the GUI of thunderbird changed so much, that those instructions can't be followed any more. So my queston ...
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How to restore local login on windows 10?

I recently upgraded to windows 10 home from 8.1 I had a local login and added added a microsoft account and a pin. I tried to remove the pin and ended up not being able to reset my password. I have ...
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how to change new message raw color or font in thunderbird 78?

I knew how to change the unread message style with userChrome.css: treechildren::-moz-tree-cell(unread) { background-color: #8afff3 !important; } I also knew how to change the folder style when ...
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thunderbird 78 do not allow me attach my public key even when the key is imported

I have different gpg key for each of my email account. After migrating from enigmail to TB78 key manager, I cannot send email as certain identities. I can only send as one of my ids. looking at the ...
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Thunderbird doesn't see the profile after an update

After updating Thunderbird to the latest version (78.7.1 32-bit), I was welcomed by the "Set Up Your Existing Email Address" dialog. I can see that my profile folder is still there and the ...
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Message tag in Thunderbird disappears when message moved from inbox to trash

I am using Thunderbird 68.8 on Debian Buster and I have created tags with different colors. I have created filters, so that messages are taged upon receiving, with appropriate tag. All works well when ...
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Customise thunderbird 78 looks

Gday gents. I've got a thunderbird 78.7.1 (64bit) install here on win10. Trying to change the looks a bit, because even though I like the light interface, the header row in the list is indiscernible ...
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How to encrypt a mail in Thunderbird?

I have been using PGP for a long time now but recently Thunderbird replaced the Enigmail encryption-plugin with a native PGP solution. That's maybe good news, however, I cannot figure out how to ...
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How to make KMail to show notifications of new emails only from specific folders?

In my mailbox there are lots of folders. I want to receive a notifications of new letters on a certain folders, but stop nofifications from other folders. There is a similar question for Thunderbird. ...
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Thunderbird Signature Switch - Sync signatures between different devices

When composing a message in Thunderbird I would like to easily turn on/off and choose between signatures but also sync my signatures between different devices. So far the Signature Switch add-on in ...
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Thunderbird message windows will not retain column settings

Thunderbird 78.7.0 (32-bit) allows column settings to be changed from the default, "Subject | Correspondents | Date" TO "Subject | From | Recipient | Date," but will not retain the ...
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TaskCoach - error when trying to send email from a task

In TaskCoach, I select a task and select the Actions→Mail menu item. I get an error I have Thunderbird set as my default email client and clicking mailto: links on web pages launches it. Any idea ...
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Run filter only on specific folders with Thunderbird

I have Thunderbird running to filter a mail address that is used by multiple people, who dont use Thunderbird. I would like a filter to run only when a mail is moved to a specific subfolder. I could ...
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Get thunderbird to set from equal to “recipient to” when replying to email

Is there a way to get thunderbird to set the "from" email address to the email address the email was sent to, when replying to the email. Example: I am using a google account, and if an ...
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Thunderbird: My Reply and Write Come Up in a Narrow Pane

Using Thunderbird, I somehow hit a choice that when I either do a reply or start a new message, I get a very narrow pane for the message. The incoming messages come up in normal width just fine. ...
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Thunderbird/Cardbook occasionally looses contact

Problem: I save a new contact, and magically disappears after a while. create a new contact with mail, tel, possibly photo. Set the blue "preference star", so that thze address is ...
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How can I make thunderbird send only?

I don't want to see new emails in thunderbird, I just want to be able to use thunderbird for sending out emails. How can I do that? I could put in garbage imap server but then sent emails don't seem ...
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How can I connect a PGP certificate to an email address in Thunderbird?

Is it possible to assign a public key from your key manager to a particular email address so that Thunderbird 78.6.0 automatically uses that key to encrypt when that email address is in the "To&...
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How can I search for String with Dots in with Thunderbird? Here, points are understood like logical AND

How can I search for a date in Thunderbird? Here, points are understood like logical AND operators.
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how to have thunderbird read a Browsers email base

I have tried to have Thunderbird read https://webmail.risebroadband.net browser email server. What ways are needed to perform the code to do the job. With my Rise sign in Info it works, but I have ...
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Restore Thunderbird CC field as baseline

Thunderbird used to have a CC field but in version 78.6.0 it is hidden by default and can only be restored by clicking on the "Cc" button for every mail I write. How can I restore the CC ...
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Thunderbird: accept event as USER into caldav calendar

I have a work email, let's call it user@workplace.com, to which I get invites for meetings. I use Thunderbird (currently v78.4.0) as my email client. I have also set up Lightning in TB to sync with my ...
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Mail disappeared from Thunderbird while moving thousands of mails

I recently changed hosting provider (small company to AWS) with my domain + e-mail. In the old situation, my sent mail was stored in a folder 'Sent Items'. In the new situation, my sent mail is stored ...
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Can't send emails on BT Internet through Thunderbird

This is an intermittemt problem. I have 4 BT email addresses and 3 Outlook email addresses, all managed through Thunderbird. All accounts are POP. I also use my iPhone and native Apple mail app to ...
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Stop recurring email in thunderbird

I scheduled a recurring email every monday at 8:00 am on Thunderbird but I already received an answer. How can I make sure that I won't send this message again? I use the Send later add-on.
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HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\Mail constantly overwritten

Here is my problem. We are using Office 365 in company but we don't want the Microsoft Outlook. Our primary mail client is Mozilla Thunderbird. The problem is that registry value set in ...
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Thunderbird. Deletion and reinstallation of e-mail addresses

I have had problems with my four BT e-mail addresses, mostly with sending e-mails and with issues building up over the last few months. Success in sending emails is patchy and intermittent with the ...

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