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Migrate from Outlook Contacts (Address Book) to something with rich text in Notes [on hold]

In the Contacts (Address Book) part of Outlook for Mac 2011, I use rich text formatting (including links) for Notes. I'd like to migrate away from Microsoft to something that is open source. From ...
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Thunderbird cannot connect to gmail

I am using TB 60.0 from PortableApps under Win 10. I have configured a gmail account 4 months ago, and it worked fine. Now after 4 months I open TB, and I have a connection failure, as a notification ...
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Can't connect to Exchange server with Thunderbird or K-9

I would like to connect to an Exchange server without Outlook but my configuration seems to be wrong. I was only able to connect to the server with BlueMail on my phone but I removed the app because ...
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Thunderbird: How to move CalDAV/CardDAV Connections from one Machine to another?

On my main machine I am running Thunderbird with Lightning and have several CalDAV calendars connected. Furthermore there is also a CardDAV address book hooked up. How can I transfer those CalDAV and ...
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Thunderbird does not like Google? [closed]

The Mozilla's mail client Thunderbird, that was one day a great mail client, that is suffering from functional (exchange integration missing) and design problems (especially the search is awful) does ...
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Why are Inbox messages being moved into Trash?

I have turned OFF all message filter instructions, yet even after restarts, Thunderbird is moving messages to 'Trash'. This has been happening for a week or so. Ref: Thunderbird 60.3.1 32 bit on my ...
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Thunderbird and fiber optic upgrade

I am with ATT in Houston. Recently my neighborhood received fiber and I upgraded. I tested Internet, phone, and TV. Did not think to test email. Somehow email broke. Thunderbird takes like 30 ...
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How to see received email using ExQuilla

After IMAP support was removed from my school email, I found and installed ExQuilla for Thunderbird on my Windows 10 computer. It looks like it's working for sending messages, but I don't see any ...
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Thunderbird sometimes re-downloads old messages

I have configured Thunderbird to download messages through pop3 and I must leave a copy of the messages on the server inbox, so I cannot delete them from the provider. Sometimes (1 - 2 times per year)...
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Name that appears in 'From' in a Mailing List

I've subscribed a mailing list via mailman. I've replied to a message using Thunderbird, where I've set a name in the settings of the mail I've used to reply. In mailman I've filled the field Your ...
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Thunderbird and Office 365 address book

I try to connect to use Thunderbird instead of the Outlook 2016, connected to Office 365. I can send and receive the mails, but the problem is the Address Contacts. I am not an network expert, so ...
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Using Comodo certificates in Thunderbird

I got a certificate for email encryption from Comodo. I have installed the certificate (from PFX file) in Thunderbird as described here. I have distributed the public key of the certificate an friends ...
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How to automatically add timezone information in the quote line in Thunderbird?

When I reply a message in Thunderbird, I got a quote line similar to the following: On 11/5/18 2:30pm, Someone wrote: Can Thunderbird automatically add some timezone information on this line? For ...
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Toggle view of folder pane in Thunderbird

I'm new to Thunderbird and need to toggle the folder pane view with a hotkey. The sequence that works now is: Alt+V+L+F and repeat to close it. I'm very grateful for any help. I'm using Thunderbird ...
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After upgrading to thunderbird 60 my dictionaries were disabled and I can't install them again

After upgrading to thunderbird 60 I discovered that my non-english dictionaries were silently disabled and I can't install them again because thunderbird complains "dictionary can not be installed ...
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How to create a mailing list in thunderbird directly from a spreadsheet

How can I import a spreadsheet (or csv file) containing a list of e-mail addresses directly to a thunderbird mailing list? I know that I can import the csv file to my address book but then I would ...
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Different spellcheck dictionaries for different chats in Thunderbird?

I am trying to use Thunderbird as an IRC client. So far so good, but it seems to only remember one spellchecking dictionary, while I use different languages on different channels. Is there a way to ...
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offline IMAP navigation software?

I'm sure this question has been asked a million times before, but my google and SE search-fu is failing me today. One of my e-mail host recently shut down. I was naive enough to trust Thunderbird's ...
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Built-in file picker dialog in Thunderbird no longer working

I am using Thunderbird on Kubuntu. On default, Thunderbird will use the platform's file picker dialog, which is broken on KDE. Once I click a single file, the mouse curor is not released and if I move ...
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Hyperlink (or at least easily searchable ID) **to** mail

I wondered if there is a possibility to create a link (or similar, see below) in a word processor pointing to a message, event etc. in Thunderbird on Win or Ubuntu. So far I found (and did not solve ...
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Why a tracert to a POP3 server ends up in an IMAP server?

I was configuring my email app and I wanted to know the IP of the IMAP server I use. From my Windows cmd, I did tracert mypop3server.something and found out that the last hop was an IMAP server. ...
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Import Address Book from Outlook to Thunderbird

How do I import the Address Book from Outlook to Thunderbird? I tried to export as CSV, but it seems Thurdenbird is unable to import any data from Outlook generated CSV file is a comlpete mess, so ...
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What is the precedence order in thunderbird message filtering?

Will these filters work as intended? If conditions A & B ==> folder X If condition A ==> folder Y Others, no processing In other words, will message filter rules be processed in sequential order?...
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Chrome, Slack and Thunderbird crashing on Windows 10

I'm trying to troubleshoot a problem I've been having for some time on my Windows 10 laptop, whereby at some point (no specific interval but often days after startup) tabs in Chrome will start ...
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Can't open web links any more in Thunderbird

I recently had techs install an SSD in my laptop. Now in Thunderbird, I can't open links to web pages. I've tried making changes in the Thunderbird Config Editor, but this didn't help. When I click a ...
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How do I send an email with thumbnails?

I need to send an email that will include many (~10) high-resolution images and would like to have thumbnails of those images inline with the email text so that I can comment on them. The images ...
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How can I stop Thunderbird from silently appending .xml to incoming .gpx filenames and making them readonly?

A convenient way for me to get tracklogs off my phone onto my PC is to email them from gmail to my primary account, which is set up in Thunderbird. When I go to open the attachment, I get You have ...
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where do thunderbird / Xcfe get their MIME type handler settings?

In my thunderbird setup (version 60.0 on 64-bit Debian Stretch) PDF attachments are opened in libreoffice showing generally useless gibberish. That is when I double-click. When I right-click, there is ...
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In thunderbird, what are the key shortcuts to move up and down in the folder panel?

In Mozilla Thunderbird, B and F can be used to move up and down, respectively, in the thread pane. What are their counterparts for moving up and down in the folder pane?
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Thunderbird: Set default sender alias to receiver address

I have catch-all configured on my email server so I can give a new email address to every service that I use. When I reply to an email in Thunderbird it would be great if the default From: field ...
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Redecrypt and Enigmail Encrypted Message

I've input the wrong passphrase for my Thunderbird email with Enigmail Add on that is required to view email contents. I've received the text: "This is an encrypted message. Unfortunately you don't ...
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Can thunderbird wrap quoted messages automatically in plain text mode?

My setting for replying in Thunderbird is 'plain text', which I find handiest for replying between the quoted lines starting with '>' (and replies to replies with '>>' and so on). When I reply to an ...
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Where and how does Thunderbird store email passwords on Linux systems?

I wish to recover lost a SMTP password, but can't find a recent answer for this question. If it is stored in an sqlite file, observation shows the /home/$USER/.thunderbird/*.default/*.sqlite files are ...
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Thunderbird + Lightning : link emails thread to calendar event

In Thunderbird, you can convert an email to an event, but the link "email to event" is unidirectional and at the creation time. Is there any way/plugin available to link an email thread to an event ...
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How to follow only my threads on a mailing list?

A lot of projects have a large volume of posts and replies on their mailing lists, even on their user lists which don't include posts targeting developers. It's sometimes necessary to post an issue ...
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Make Mozilla Thunderbird synchronize all folders

I just installed Thunderbird. However I only see three folders: Inbox, Sent and Trash. I do have other folders in Office 365 and I would like to access them from Thunderbird. How to do it? PS I did ...
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In Thunderbird, how to make the “get messages” button also update “sent” folders other than inboxes

In Thunderbird, by default, the "get messages" button updates all inboxes. How can I make the "get messages" button also updates "sent" folders other than inboxes?
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Email sent confirmation in Thunderbird

I am the tech-support for my 93-year old grandpa. He starts to have difficulties with sending emails. He says everytime he wants to send an email it suddenly is gone. Of course it's not, he just ...
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Email deleted after Thunderbird Compact Folders

Yesterday I set up Thunderbird: created a new IMAP profile, got messages from the server (no big deal, about 400 messages), archived some of them and moved to Junk some of them, leaving only 3 in ...
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Stop Thunderbird from spam filtering

I am using Thunderbird version 38.5 as an email client and it apparently keeps routing messages to a "Spam" folder. I have all junk settings turned off for this account (as shown below), but it still ...
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How to disable junk mail notifications?

Thanks to effective spam filtering, spam email rarely reaches my inbox and the junk folders almost entirely draws unwanted messages. However, I'd likely disable junk notifications especially as the ...
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Is it possible to have an IMAP account but use a different SMTP server?

My ISP has problems with their outgoing mail server, resulting in a significant portion of my outgoing emails being discarded on a more or less random basis. I'm using IMAP. I also have another ...
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Can not decrypt encrypted S/MIME message

After I sent an S/MIME signed eMail to an insurance company, their exchange server picked up my S/MIME certificate and their reply was S/MIME encrypted. Before, they used my PGP public key to encrypt ...
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Thunderbird: show space usage by sender

Is it possible to obtain a (disk) space usage view, like in WinDirStat in Windows or baobab in Linux, for my emails? Specifically, split by sender? If not, is it maybe possible to get a simple ...
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Thunderbird: how to back up everything, including attachments

I want to create a backup snapshot of everything I have on Gmail (preferably including Contacts), in a form that is later browseable by Thunderbird. This should also include all attachments. The ...
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autocomplete in Thunderbird

an old and unsupported email address of mine keeps appearing in From and I dont always check which one is there so am sending people emails from this email by mistake. This email is NOT in Collected ...
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Configure Thunderbird to access Office 365 LDAP addressbook

I have already configured Thunderbird on Win10 to access my Office 365 account. Sending and receiving mail (via IMAP) works, and TB shows correctly the subscribed folders. Now I'd like to configure ...
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Thunderbird uses imap account not shown in settings

In Thunderbird, I get an error message coming from a server I didn't set up. The error message is "Timeout occured retrieving data from imap.tset.com." I searched through each and every account in ...
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How to use a SharePoint calendar within Thunderbird Lightning

I'm using Thunderbird with the Lightning add-on (current version) and want to show a calendar provided by MS SharePoint 2010. I couldn't find any Add-Ons or useful information so far, and natively it ...
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How to change default account for “From” in Thunderbird

I managed to set my 2nd mail account as my new default mail account. So in Thunderbird, the previously 2nd account folder shows up on top now. But when sending an email, the default "From" address is ...