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Thunderbird

Thunderbird is an email, newsgroup, news feed, and chat (XMPP, IRC, Twitter) client that supports POP and IMAP and LDAP address completion. The vanilla version is not a personal information manager, although the Mozilla Lightning extension adds PIM functionality. Thunderbird can manage multiple email, newsgroup, and news feed accounts and supports multiple identities within accounts. Features such as quick search, saved search folders, advanced message filtering, message grouping, and labels help manage and find messages. Thunderbird incorporates a Bayesian spam filter, a whitelist based on the included address book, and can also understand classifications by server-based filters such as SpamAssassin. Extensions allow the addition of features.

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Does Thunderbird know about Two Step Authentication?

I use Does Thunderbird but feel it has a bug with Two Step Authentication. iCloud and Zoho are easy to configure for Two Step Authentication, and both work. Then, for some unknown reason, both have failed.

Do I need a different client?

I really hate needing to log onto my web clients...I have so many email accounts.

Thanks.
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I am giving up outlook for Thunderbird as I am tired of Outlook is making me miserable (2Gmail Accounts and 2 Exchange accounts).

I have installed Thunderbird and tried it out with my Gmail account. Seems fine. But  I could not set up the exchange account..
I tried the AddON EWS...but still not working..
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Why does a signature need to be hosted?

I have an image of my business card I configured as a signature image with Thunderbird.

I send out emails to my other email accounts, and the image shows up fine. So, what is the reason I need to host the image?

I guess if someone has images blocked, they will not see it. So in that case, would they need to click a URL in order to see the image?

If so, I imagine this enables the recipient to select which image to view versus viewing them all?

I am trying to understand the value of hosting my signature image.

Please let me know.

Thanks.
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Greetings wise wizards of EE:

I'm helping a friend with a Windows 7 laptop in which she uses Mozilla Thunderbird for her e-mail application. Roughly two weeks ago, Thunderbird started producing odd characters within her outgoing e-mail, though these messages appear find to her. Here is a sample:

<<I'm still getting responses from folks with a few of those weird signs.�See below.� When I check the default text they are both Western ISO.� Any other ideas as to what to do?>>

I Googled this dilemma, and the general answer was to adjust the font settings as follow:

Open Thunderbird
Tools|Options|Display|Formatting
Under Fonts & Colours, click on Advanced.
At the bottom of the next window, under "Text Encoding" you can select the default encoding. Here you can choose "Unicode (UTF-8)".

This encoding was already the default... we tried switching to "Western", and this worked for a few days, but the problem re-appeared.

I am grateful for any help with this annoying issue.

Many thanks in advance,

Zovoth
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My program is reading an email file created by Thunderbird. It works for all messages except when there is a date conversion error. In this case, it does not handle the exception correctly and the program proceeds as though no error had been detected.

procedure TForm1.ButtonTestClick(Sender: TObject);
var
  IndyStringList: TStringList;
  IndyStream: TMemoryStream;
  n1: Integer;
  s1: string;
  Memo2: TMemo;
  IdMessage1: TIdMessage;
begin                   
  Screen.Cursor := crHourGlass;
  IdMessage1 := TIdMessage.Create(nil);
  s1 := 'C:\Temp\MboxTest4.txt'; //  shortened problem file

  IndyStringList := TStringList.Create;
  IndyStream := TMemoryStream.Create;
  IndyStringList.LoadFromFile(s1);
  IndyStringList.Add(CRLF + '.' + CRLF);
  IndyStringList.SaveToStream(IndyStream);
  IndyStream.Position := 0;
  IdMessage1.Clear;
  try
    IdMessage1.LoadFromStream(IndyStream);
  except
    on E: EConvertError do
      ShowMessage(E.ClassName + '  ' + E.Message);
    on E : Exception do
      ShowMessage(E.ClassName+' error raised, with message : ' + E.Message);
    end;

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ShowMessage is not triggered in the above. Instead, when tracing, we get the message EConvert error "Invalid argument to date encode"

I am enclosing the input file that has the date problem - but that is not what it is all about.

Are there any alternatives to Indy that might not have this problem? Preferably something cheap.
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Hello guys,
I have switched my Thunderbird account to Outlook last week.
Now, I want to move Mozilla address book to Outlook account.
How to do that?
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MBOX to PST
Check out the easy way to Export Thunderbird to MS Outlook. It can be done effectively by using manual method and if you are not much into coding then you can definitely try the third party tool for the conversion.
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The above article is truly helpful. Thanks for sharing. Before purchasing any paid tool, users can try an easy manual trick shared in this article to import email messages from MBOX Mails to Windows Outlook PST.
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Thunderbird email client mails blocked by popup. I cannot access mails on Tbird because a pop-up appears saying I am about to alter how Tbird identifies this site. I have more than 10 accounts set up via my BlueHost Hosting system.The same popup occurs for all of them.  I can access all the mails using web mail rather than the Tbird client. I haven't any other client systems to access the mails.
The system has Spanish language and I attach a screen grab. The translation is: You are about to alter how Tbird identifies this site. It gives the server address mail.domainname.es:143
State of certificate
- This site is trying to identify itself with invalid information
The popup invites to accept security exception. If I press this it pops up again with a different domain name,

I have Avast Internet Security installed. If I look in detail Avast protections appear in what it calls Basic Shields.
Details of certificates:
Certificate of Server SSL
Domain Control Validated
Emited by
avast! Web/Mail Shield Root
generated by avast! antivirus for SSL/TLS scanning
It is beginning to look as if Avast is guilty overall. What would recommended cure be please?
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Hi,

I do not really like thunderbird and I have some colleagues who have had some difficulty adapting as well. I wonder if you have suggestions on a free alternative to Outlook.

best regards
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Hi.. in my office am using mozilla thunderbird email .. now i need to format my system ..how can i take backup of my mails and restore after installing operating sytem ..please guide me
Thank you
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I am almost finished "rebuilding" and reinstalling the programs I had on a Windows 7 computer onto another computer running Windows 7. Just about everything has gone smoothly. I saved my Thunderbird profile, and I think Thunderbird saved my emails and other related data which I would like to restore on the new computer. I see some file with odd numbers which may be the Thunderbird profiles folder, assigned that name by Thunderbird.

I have looked at the explanation of "Moving Thunderbird Data to a New Computer" on the Thunderbird website, and have to say that I simply do not understand much of ANYTHING they are telling me to do. I have tried to follow these instructions and it seems that what they say and what I see are two very different things.

What I want to do doesn't appear to be a terribly difficult thing, but I am honestly lost at trying to dope out what I should REALLY do. I get the sense that it's supposed to be simple, but it also reminds me of that old joke of asking an engineer "What time is it?" and he starts telling you how to build a clock.

So, experts, in asking you for help, I'd like you to pretend that I am able to open folders and do the most elementary of computer tasks, maybe just one step above having to be told where the "g" key is on the keyboard. Perhaps "total dummy but not entirely hopeless" would be a good picture of me from which you can guide me to get this rectified.

By the way, why "high" priority? Because I've tried to fix this off…
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Friend gets the same e-mails we do from a company. One on Wed. and one on Friday. Mine arrives in my Hotmail account and all images are shown. He uses Thunderbird and he gets no images. He gets links to everything.
I have no access to their computer now but is anyone aware of the setting he can change to allow all images to be seen?
I've sent him single photos and they arrive as images.

He sees this:
Harris Teeter | Wednesday e-VIC

http://click.harristeeteremail.com/?qs=0c11a711576384ded8af40954dbec7eb5ca4a52d9902624f6a4d3c6ff723bb58155bf41ae27ed78932fc149380a7427a568f58005a342043 
http://click.harristeeteremail.com/?qs=0c11a711576384de3dd388f725252b1b07b492de42a4e5b2218fb627604c0c3bd535a8ec39aef0114ad2d02005a505c56e3a43ad48059508 
http://click.harristeeteremail.com/?qs=0c11a711576384de5557f048e08132bd91ceafdd22612b6bf3177fdbd9775cc25630f7e38a36ebda5ab3bcfd3e2cd00a14d8f5bc75e48875 
WEEKLY SPECIALS
http://click.harristeeteremail.com/?qs=0c11a711576384de52b3f31f9bd29ed861861f3bdf317e0423c598e2bf80e45bb821d641760dbfbd47520cf11b54d7da66da8aebdf6c1780 
MY SPECIALS
http://click.harristeeteremail.com/?qs=0c11a711576384dec433e5b28478f98b5ec44f1395ab91e358c75047d66832f71417fa30c78c5a5aafbc935451619cecf2b4336b25d86d6f 

And on down the page with multiple links.

Here is what I see:

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I use a CRM which has the nice feature of showing what emails were viewed, and when they were viewed.

Does this exist with ThunderBird? Or is there some other email client I can use that has this?

Thanks.
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I am trying to read Thunderbird files such as Inbox in Delphi - to get the email addresses and to be able to parse the message contents and suchlike.

Is there a component or class that can do that publicly available? I believe Thunderbird stores the emails in the mbox format.
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Hi All,
Here's the facts before my question:
>I have a client using Thunderbird to manage their emails
>There are 2 Users, on 2 separate computers
>Both have their email setup as IMAP
>Through a convoluted setup, User 2 can access User 1's local email folders which are stored on User 1's computer
>Total Email space taken by User 1's emails is ~85GB including the local folders (local folders ~40GB)

I would like to migrate them to O365. The problem is after converting the local folders in Thunderbird emails to a PST, how can I setup those emails so both can be accessed efficiently by both Users?

*I don't think uploading a massive 85GB PST file, then sharing the folders with the other user in Outlook would be the best solution.

Any suggestions would be appreciated!
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I am having a large number of Thunderbird MBOX files with me. Now I need to migrate my emails along with attachments to MS Outlook 2016 account in Windows 8.1. Since there are so many emails, so, I need a secure way to convert Thunderbird emails. Please suggest a relevant and easy solution.
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is there any way i can edit the context menu in T-bird ?
i want to hide the "conversation" and "open file in new tab" sections
but others can be useful too
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I have an footer from a co-worker, and need to make that mine, except for a few minor text changes.

How do I so this?

It's an HTML footer that contains an image.

Thanks.
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Hi,
I have a client who's HDD crashed. I was able to recover all his files etc including his Outlook PST file.
I am setting up his new computer and will be using Thunderbird. Does anyone know the procedures for converting
a stand alone PST file into a format that I can import into Thunderbird? Also the procedures for importing the
converted file into Thunderbird.
if at all possible I would rather not pay for a program .
If I need to install Outlook (MS Office) on the new computer it would be nice to get a link to where I can download
a trial version.
Thanks
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i recently installed Thunderbird on my new setup windows 10-64bit
all is ok - except a couple of things :
1-   here you see a part of the adress book - well populated, after importing from old setup
but when i type an adress in an e-mail - it does not see the adresses; but it does see the adresses i did put in by typing an email adress
the same goes for the folder "verzamelde adressen" (now they are in the personal folder)
how can i make them see the adresses?

2-   in the following screenshot, you see an adress  - but i cannot copy the adress into my new mail
any solution how to get that working too
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While sending HTML links to a relative using Thunderbird I discovered an anomaly or mistake or something?

The web page I wish the relative to access is

http://www.jawamarkt.cz/en/search/electr-ignition-set-12volt-top-price-

but if you place that in an email and send it the hyperlink turns into

http://www.jawamarkt.cz/en/search/electr-ignition-set-12volt-top-price  (the hyphen is still there but doesn't form part of the hyperlink).

So ...

Is this an error on Thunderbird's part or is there a reason for it?
Are hyperlinks in HTML allowed to have a hyphen at end or must they finish with a letter or number?
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I can not find, for the life of me, how to get Thunderbird to update my GMail password. I needed to change the password, and GMail blocks me from using an old password, so I can not solve the problem by going back to the ld one.

I can not get it to update properly.

I am sometimes presented with a GMail login window where the "Next" button does nothing, even tough I enter the correct email address.

So, how do I explicitly set the password for an existing email account on Thunderbird?

Thanks.
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I have an email to you out and would like my press release, a PDF, to be more than just an attachment. I'd like it to be the body of the email.

How do I do this?

And can I add a few sentences, as a personal note, above the body of the email?
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I have an enormous problem about my disk quota .
Everyday tons of emails enter my mailboxes
I have a plan to pull all my email to sync in local folder. So my i can freed my corporate email
Are there any tutorial to pull all of my corporate email via Thunderbird ?
POP3 or IMAP kindly accepted

Regards

Romi Nur
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Is there an easy way to import outlook archives (.pst files) in thunderbird
Outlook pst are version 2010
Thunderbird is version 52.2.1
Thanks
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Thunderbird

Thunderbird is an email, newsgroup, news feed, and chat (XMPP, IRC, Twitter) client that supports POP and IMAP and LDAP address completion. The vanilla version is not a personal information manager, although the Mozilla Lightning extension adds PIM functionality. Thunderbird can manage multiple email, newsgroup, and news feed accounts and supports multiple identities within accounts. Features such as quick search, saved search folders, advanced message filtering, message grouping, and labels help manage and find messages. Thunderbird incorporates a Bayesian spam filter, a whitelist based on the included address book, and can also understand classifications by server-based filters such as SpamAssassin. Extensions allow the addition of features.

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