Configuration Options for Identity

This page describes Thunderbird's configuration options that affect your identity.

Configure the organization associated with an email account

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name>

Specify a certificate to digitally sign outgoing messages (for the selected identity)

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Security

Configure where copies of sent messages are stored for the selected account

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Copies & Folders

Configure where message drafts are stored for the selected identity

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Copies & Folders

Configure where message drafts are stored for the selected account

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Copies & Folders

Configure where archived messages are stored for the selected identity

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Copies & Folders

Configure where message templates are stored for the selected identity

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Copies & Folders

Configure encryption settings for sending messages (for the selected identity)

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Security

Configure the reply-to address that is associated with an identity

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Settings

Configure a signature for an identity

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Settings

Specify a file containing a signature for use with an identity

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Settings

Specify the outgoing (SMTP) server used to send messages for the selected identity

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Settings

Configure where copies of sent messages are stored for the selected identity

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Copies & Folders

Specify addresses to automatically CC or BCC on sent messages for the selected identity

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Copies & Folders

Specify addresses to automatically CC or BCC on sent messages for the selected account

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Copies & Folders

Specify whether your signature should be placed above or below the quote (for the selected identity)

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Composition & Addressing

Specify whether your signature is included when forwarding messages (for the selected identity)

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Composition & Addressing

Specify that messages should be composed in HTML format (for the selected identity)

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Composition & Addressing

Specify whether the original messages should be quoted in the reply (for the selected identity)

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Composition & Addressing

Specify whether the original messages should be quoted in the reply (for the selected account)

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Composition & Addressing

Edit the information in your vCard

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Edit Card

Configure and manage identities

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities

Specify the name associated with an identity

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Settings

Change the email address that is associated with an identity

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Settings

Configure the organization associated with an identity

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Settings

Specify whether a vCard should be attached to outgoing messages from the selected identity

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Settings

Specify whether a confirmation dialog is shown when messages are saved (for the selected identity)

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Copies & Folders

Specify whether to use global LDAP server preferences for address lookup or a different LDAP server (for the selected identity)

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Composition & Addressing

Specify whether a vCard should be attached to outgoing messages

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name>


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