Configuration Options for Startup

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 | Preferences | Advanced | Network & Disk Space

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