Configuration Options for Receiving Messages

This page describes Thunderbird's configuration options for receiving messages.

Specify where attachments are saved

Menu location: Thunderbird | PreferencesTools | OptionsEdit | Preferences | Attachments

Configure what happens when I click on attachments

Menu location: Thunderbird | PreferencesTools | OptionsEdit | Preferences | Attachments

Specify the default character encodings for sending and receiving messages

Menu location: Thunderbird | PreferencesTools | OptionsEdit | Preferences | Display | Formatting - Advanced button

Configure alerts for new messages

Menu location: Thunderbird | PreferencesTools | OptionsEdit | Preferences | General

Configure what happens when a message asks for a return receipt (all messages)

Menu location: Thunderbird | PreferencesTools | OptionsEdit | Preferences | Advanced | General

Configure what Thunderbird should do with return receipts (all messages)

Menu location: Thunderbird | PreferencesTools | OptionsEdit | Preferences | Advanced | General

Configure what happens when a message asks for a return receipt (specific account)

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

Configure what Thunderbird should do with return receipts (specific account)

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


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