Configuration Options for Startup

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This page describes Thunderbird's configuration options for startup.

Specify whether Thunderbird should check for new messages at startup

Menu location: ToolsEdit > Account Settings > account name > Server Settings

Configure how Thunderbird behaves when there is no internet connection (offline)

Menu location: Thunderbird > PreferencesTools > OptionsEdit > Preferences > Advanced > Network & Disk Space

Configure Thunderbird as the default mail client

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

Configure the page that displays when Thunderbird is first started

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

Configure the connection to the internet

Menu location: Thunderbird > PreferencesTools > OptionsEdit > Preferences > Advanced > Network & Disk Space

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