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How to use 2 CalDAV calenders (same provider) in Thunderbird (either one works, but not in parallel)

I am using Thunderbird 45.8.0 (current) on Win-10. There are 2 different calendars on 2 separate accounts on the same server (provider: 2 free mail & calendar acocunts on web.de), which a friend ...
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How to find out if my mail client software is executing JavaScript or not?

I read that some mail client software like Thunderbird can execute JavaScript when viewing the HTML-version of an e-mail. I can usually tell from the plain-text version if an e-mail message is spam or ...
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How to use email address only while replying mails in thunderbird

I want to configure Thunderbird client so that when I do reply or reply all, it should use email addresses only from original mails and not names. I have attached screenshot for reference.I want My, ...
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How to import/export filters between accounts in Thunderbird

I have many fiters and a new mail account. Now I need to transfer them. I already tried the outdated plugin mentioned in Export Thunderbird filters to import them in gmail - but it doesn't work with ...
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Undo delete / move to trash in Thunderbird

In Thunderbird, I press Delete to move a message to my Trash. How can I press Ctrl + Z (undo) to restore the deleted message? I am using IMAP if it makes any difference.
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Close all tabs on Thunderbird's exit

I use the actual Thunderbird 45.7.1 on Windows 7 (prof., 64-Bit). When I open some tabs by opening new mails (I have the setting to open in new tab in my settings), all these tabs are restored when I ...
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How can I apply a Thunderbird filter periodically?

I would like to achieve the following using Thunderbird: Apply filter when: Periodically (e.g. every hour) Example:
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How to import all e-mail addresses from vCard contacts into Thunderbird

When I import my vCard contacts that I exported from Roundcube into Thunderbird on my ubuntu machine, it only imports one e-mail address, even though the vCards contain multiple ones like this: ... ...
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Thunderbird - automatically convert URLs to links

I'd like Thunderbird to convert URLs to links automatically. I get hundreds of system-generated messages from a customer which contain unlinked URLs. The same URLs are converted to links automatically ...
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Using Sublime Text as default e-mail editor in Thunderbird

1. Briefly I want to write my e-mail messages use external editor Sublime Text 3. But I don't know, how I can do it. 2. Example of expected behavior For example, I get email in Thunderbird. I click ...
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How to free space locally from .thunderbird imap.gmail.com folder?

I use Thunderbird with imap email and a gmail account on both a laptop and desktop. My desktop system, though, has severely limited SSD boot HD space, now with 100mb free. [Large pictures, videos, ...
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How do I configure additional Thunderbird unified folders?

Can Thunderbird by configured for new unified folders other than the ones provided by default? For example, my profile has a "Spam" unified folder, but the only Spam folder showing up there of my ~10 ...
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How to manually set the “In-Reply-To” header in Thunderbird?

I wanted to join a mailing list thread on a list to which I subscribed after the thread started. I wanted my reply to follow an existing message in the thread. I researched how I could manually set ...
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My Thunderbird removes the subscription of /some/ IMAP folders

Since several month I experience a very strange behavior in thunderbird: From time to time, some of my IMAP folders I have subscribed to in thunderbird disappear. They simply are no longer subscribed. ...
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Thunderbird Quota Root 100%

If I remove the emails from the server would it effect my emails on Thunderbird? Is there a way were Thunderbird just removes messages from server every 1-3 days? (like outlook does)
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TB: “There was an error attaching fetch>UID>^[Gmail]^Drafts>122656.”

A draft message "There was an error attaching fetch>UID>^[Gmail]^Drafts>122656" came up when attempting to send one message. All other messages went out fine. Thunderbird just hiccuped on one draft. ...
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Does SMTP and IMAP servers each require separate passwords?

I'm building MTA server. Also I use IMAP server to serve user's mail to that particular user. Does MTA and IMAP server each require different passwords? I know that they are separate entities that ...
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What can be done with Thunderbird data left behind after removing an e-mail account?

I know how to remove an e-mail account from Thunderbird. However, after removing all my e-mail accounts from Thunderbird (under Linux), I discovered that my default Thunderbird profile still contains ...
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How can I send email with the subject as well as the body encrypted

I use encrypted email to converse with some people. Unfortunately, the encryption doesn't apply to the message subject. Now, on one hand, I do want to use meaningful subjects/titles, but on the other ...
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Prevent accidental moving mails Thunderbird

Thunderbird moves mails and mail folders without request by drag and drop. This can happen by accident, if a user clicks on a mail folder and moves the mouse a little (using a bad mouse, or reading ...
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Prevent that Mozilla Thunderbird tracks its users

Mozilla Thunderbird has a default setting in the preferences: the end of this URL contains version, OS and a build ID. &version=45.6.0&os=Linux&buildid=2017010999999 I expect that the ...
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How to synchronize contacts from different boxes?

I need to create a common email book addresses for different e-mail accounts (no exchange server). I know it's something like LDAP, but how to configure / create without a server, can be? Or is there ...
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How can you attach a file from one email straight to another one?

Say I've received a message M from Licia, containing file foo.txt. Later I write a not directly related mail N to Robert, but want to attach foo.txt. Is there a way to do this without opening M, ...
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Backup Google organisation suspended email addresses

I'm looking for the best solution to backup multiple accounts for our company Google organisation (G Suite). We want to backup: Drive files Email Problem: We met the limit for the number of ...
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Thunderbird doesn't delete Gmail emails after downloading them

I'm new to Thunderbird. I downloaded emails from a custom server and it worked fine: as TB downloaded them they were deleted on the server. Now I downloaded some Gmail emails, and that didn't happen. ...
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New security protocol from Yahoo

Does anyone know which security protocol yahoo is using? It isn't mentioned in this article. I only know that neither Thunderbird nor Outlook 2010 are working if I enable the proposed security setting....
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How to make Thunderbird's message list view show sender and subject on two rows (like the macOS Mail app)?

Is it possible to make the Thunderbird message list display each message as two rows (one row for the sender, and one row for subject, like Mac Mail does?) Here is what my version of Thunderbird (...
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Difference between normal and watched threads

AFAICS, If I ignore a thread, current and further messages in it are automatically marked as read. For a message in a normal thread, no action is taken - i.e. upon a new message arrival, I get a ...
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Have Thunderbird automatically create link from http

Can Thunderbird automatically make a hyper link when you copy and paste a URL in? For example if you copy and paste (or type) the text in http://superuser.com then it automatically becomes a link http:...
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How can I permanently hide the “protect your privacy” message in Thunderbird?

How can I make this message disappear and never show?
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Thunderbird message filters often don't work

Based on my experience message filters generally don't work when several options in the same category are enabled: I have to create a separate filter for every spam domain and unwanted keyword. The ...
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Thunderbird: Keep focus on messages list

When I use the Keyboard to switch between the messages, some times I get this very bad behavior that every time I select a message element from the list, the focus moves from the messages list to the ...
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IMAP seems to be slowing down my mail client

Recently, started using IMAP in mail client (Thunderbird) instead of POP. This has resulted in sluggish responsiveness. It frequently pauses and I have to wait for it do things. For example, if I try ...
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Thunderbird “Login to server imap-mail.outlook.com failed” error

After using Thunderbird for a long time without issues, 1 of my accounts (only 1, not the others) suddenly started giving me the "Login to server imap-mail.outlook.com failed" error, promting a retry, ...
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Viewing only one message as original HTML in Thunderbird

In Mozilla Thunderbird I have View, Message Body set to either "Plain text" or to "Simple HTML" for security reasons. Occasionally I would like to view a particular message as "original HTML". But ...
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How to filter messages in Thunderbird to forward all messages with attachments?

How to create a filter to process (eg. forward) all messages having attachments in Mozilla Thunderbird?
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Thunderbird in a new computer: will it download old emails?

I would like to install Thunderbird in a new computer, and give it an IMAP account. This IMAP account has 3000+ emails, and I would rather keep them at bay in the server, and receive only the new ...
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In Thunderbird - the “sent” folder is empty (in the Thunderbird app itself, not on the hard drive)

I'm not sure if this is the right StackExchange community, but I can't find any better. In Thunderbird, we have folders on the left. And on any given account we have "Inbox", "Drafts", "Sent". ...
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Find out IMAP and SMTP settings for an email address

I have an email address myname@company.com. I currently access my emails through a browser at mail.company.com, which uses the Outlook web app. I would like to be able to access them through other ...
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Why is the size of my email about a third bigger than the size of its attached files?

When attaching data to my emails, I noticed that Thunderbird calculates the total size of the resulting email as much bigger than the files I attached. Here's a recent example: two images, one at ...
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Is this a bug in Thunderbird filtering?

I'm trying to create a Thunderbird filter that moves all emails from a certain coworker addressed only to me to a special folder and I can't figure out how to get it to work. The first thing I tried ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird: E-Mails from eBay and Kraken are blank

Since month the mails I am getting from eBay.de and Kraken.com are blank, even if I change the message view (original HTML, simple HTML or plain text). Every time the message is blank. And this only ...
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Thunderbird: Type normal text after inserting a hyperlink

When composing an email in thunderbird, I will often type a phrase, select it, and turn it into a link using Ctrl+L. I then continue typing the email, but any text I insert after that link also ...
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Thunderbird: Use recipient “disposable” address as sender address whe replying

I know you can set up thunderbird to handle multiple identities for one email address and I already use it. Is it also possible to use disposable (plus) addresses and reply with them automatically (...
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How to decrypt a broken S/MIME message sent by Outlook?

Recently, I received an encrypted message sent by Outlook which I cannot decrypt. Thunderbird is printing following error message instead: Thunderbird cannot decrypt this message The sender ...
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How to make Thunderbird's UI less cluttered (look more like Apple Mail)?

I'm switching from OS X to Linux and one of the most challenging aspects has been transitioning from Mail's lean, clean interface, to Thunderbird's Account/Folder smorgasbord. For example, this is my ...
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Can Thunderbird be configured to have user-chosen newsgroup Names?

Thunderbird by default abbreviates newsgroup names. By messing around in config (as answered here) you can have verbose by default. But can one choose a name entirely unrelated, that is user-chosen?
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Does line-ending cause an issue for Local Folders in Thunderbird?

Can i simply copy/use the same files from a Windows computer onto a Linux computer or do they have to be converted in terms of line-ending? I'm not asking in general, but for the Local Folders of ...
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Change default mail language for thunderbird depending on account

When answering mails in Thunderbird, usually a "Re:" or something similar gets added in the subject, and a "wrote on " in the mail itself, citing the received mail. Is there a way to change that to ...
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Thunderbird version of Outlook's Conversation Cleanup (remove earlier msgs in thread)?

Outlook has a "Conversation Clean Up" function that deletes redundant emails in a thread, keeping only the last message that contains the text of earlier ones -- in other words, contains the whole ...