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Free email client from the Thunderbird community. Specify your version number when asking.

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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 ...
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How to configure server-side out-of-office replies in Thunderbird?

Is it possible to set up server-side out-of-office replies directly from Thunderbird? What is the recommended solution? I'd like to avoid having to resort to webmail.
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How to get rid of the red outlines around signature in Thunderbird when sending message?

I've just added a new signature in Thunderbird and when I go to send a new message it has a bunch of red lines around the layout of the signature, probably because it's within a html table. Now I ...
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How to make Thunderbird split EVEN and ODD emails in two different folders?

Two persons use same e-mail for orders and they get picky about the prices of the orders(they look for bigger ones so they receive more $$ as bonus) and they leave the small orders behind. I want to ...
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Is email sent and delivered if it does not show up in “sent” folder?

I use Linux OS and Thunderbird mail client so that I can access my personal gmail and work/university email, all through the same interface. I had accidentally put email of a wrong recipient (a ...
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TeamViewer: Copying Thunderbird Profile Folder and Got “Aborted” Error

I was copying a Thunderbird Profile folder from one PC to another. I was using TeamViewer to link up the two PCs. The copy-and-paste was done by simply dragging the folder from a Window Explorer ...
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Is thunderbird with enigmail secure?

I have an ubuntu machine with thunderbird and enigmail 1.9. Recently, I found in the folder ~/.thunderbird/user1/pepmda/lib some binary libraries. The owner of these files was user1 and the ...
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How to send a message in Thunderbird that is in your outbox?

I'm composing some emails up now but I don't wish to send them just yet, so I am going to File > Send Later to send them to the outbox. Now I opened the message in the outbox but I see no option ...
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Why is Thunderbird trying to access the domain associated with an email address?

When I'm composing a new message in Thunderbird, I enter an email address - let's say mail@example.com - I press Tab to jump to the subject field and now my application firewall (LittleSnitch on a Mac)...
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Firefox and Thunderbird crashing when opening File Explorer windows

Ever since I installed a Windows 10 update two days ago, both Firefox and Thunderbird have been crashing every single time I perform certain actions, such as opening any File Explorer window, opening ...
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System slow/unresponsive when Thunderbird is receiving emails with Windows Defender

When Thunderbird is receiving emails I see a very high CPU usage from Windows Defender, to a point that it hangs and become unresponsive. If I turn off real time protection, it go back to normal. Also,...
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Thunderbird update failed

On Windows 10 18.03 the Thunderbird update from V38.5.0 fails with the following message: The update could not be installed. Please make sure there are no other copies of Thunderbird running on your ...
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Thunderbird Lightning: Customize colors and fonts of tasks list (userChrome.css)?

To better organize my tasks I would like to customize my tasks list in Thunderbird Lightning: Color tasks according to category. Done by add-on Chromatask. Works fine. The tasks over the due date ...
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Thunderbird Add-on “Lightning”: What is the difference between “Event” and “Task”?

If creating some date: When should I use Event instead of Task and the other way around? I saw that Task is also supporting start time and due time. Why does that make sense? When do I use which of ...
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Thunderbird suddenly not seeing my profile, acting as if it's a new install

First off, sorry this is here. To register with Mozilla and ask for support there, I need my e-mail working, but my Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail client suddenly isn't working, so I can't do the e-mail ...
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Thunderbird - Add message to same folder as parent

I use Thunderbird 52 with an IMAP account and several dozen folders. Each time I receive a new message I have to drag it to the folder as the previous messages in the conversation. This causes some ...
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Thunderbird (52.7.0) message filter based on whether Reply-to address is in address book

Is there a way to create a filter based on whether a Reply-to address is in my address book? I managed to add the Reply-to option to the drop-down of things to filter by. But the drop-down to set the ...
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thunderbird configuration file path or location

Not having Windows, where precisely are the configuration files for a specific server located? https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Thunderbird/Thunderbird_Configuration_Files isn't ...
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log imap server conversation with email client

Is there a way to get the server responses from yahoo's imap server when downloading messages, deleting messages and searching. I tried getting them with wireshark, but everything is behind TLS. This ...
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Thunderbird: How to edit server connection settings of already existing accounts?

How can I change the server connection settings for already existing accounts from previous STARTTLS to desired SSL/TLS? Of course, even for existing accounts in menue Account Settings -> Server ...
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Is there a adaptive junk mail control in the Outlook 2016?

I have been using Thunderbird for several months, its "adaptive junk mail control" helped me avoid a lot of spam emails. But recently, I started using Outlook, but I can't find the similar setting. ...
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Discover where Thunderbird is trying to load the server certificate

I renewed my Lets Encrypt certificate on my server and restarted postfix and courier. But still my Thunderbird doesn't load the new certificate. The dialogue, that the certificate is expired still ...
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Segregation issues with two accounts in Thunderbird (identity issues)

I'm sorry for the vague title. Not sure how better to express the problem. I have two email accounts associated to Thunderbird, we can call them FIRST@server.com and SECOND@server.com. They are ...
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How can I Paste a local file from Windows Explorer to Thunderbird using Ctrl+V?

How can I Paste a local file from Windows Explorer to Thunderbird using Ctrl+C/Ctrl+V ? I know that I can add an attachment in dragging a file from Windows Explorer to Thunderbird and dropping it in ...
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Thunderbird Lightning ignores default Google Reminders

my thunderbird setup with lightning, gContactSync and provider for google calendar worked great several years. Now I had to reinstall my Computer and since then there are no more default reminders in ...
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“Set Onwer Trust” is not displayed in the context menu for every key

I wanted to select Set Owner Trust (Besitzervertrauen festlegen) of user J and was able to select it within the context menu: But it does not appear when I open the context menu of user G: Why is ...
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Script for adding account in mozilla thunderbird

I need to deploy some email accounts on many systems. Is there anyway to make a script in powershell to ask for the mail i want to assign to that computer and the password and then the script can add ...
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Mark all newly loaded messages as unread in Thunderbird

I am using single mail address with my coworkers to send bug repports to software-dev company. We have a reason for that - everyone must know what others have sent and what the other side of cable ...
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“Cloudify” Thunderbird Filters and LocalFolder

Like many others, I'm using Thunderbird as mail client on several computers. I'd like to use the same filters on all my Thunderbirds, without doing the export/import method each time I add/delete/...
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Thunderbird saved search - find sent messages?

How can I include/exclude sent messages from a saved search in Thunderbird? I create a new e-mailaddress for basically every message I send so just excluding messages with a certain address in From ...
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How do I sign out of Thunderbird on my Mac?

I have the Thunderbird mail client on my mac, and when I go into the application it automatically opens my mailbox. I'm going to be using a shared computer soon and would like to be able to 'sign out'...
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Can I send emails to two different email clients from one mail server?

I currently have the Thunderbird email client on my Mac, which my business email goes to. Is there anyway of sending mail from my mail server to Office365 as well as Thunderbird? I'm not talking about ...