Thunderbird Accessibility Features

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  • Creator: Tonnes
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  • Reviewed by: Chris_Ilias
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There are many ways to make Thunderbird work with your accessibility needs.

Display Options

In Thunderbird, you have the option to change your display options.

  1. To change this, open the menu panel by clicking the menu button new-fx-menu-button in Thunderbird.
  2. Click OptionsPreferences. The following screen will display:

    Thunderbird Options Menu
  3. Click Display. The following screen will display:
Display settings for TB

Screen Readers

The following Screen Readers have been tested to work with Thunderbird.

Font Size

Users have recommended the Theme Font & Size Changer add-on for changing the font size in Thunderbird. Click here to be redirected to install this add-on.

To find out about Accessbility features specific to Firefox, see Accessibility features in Firefox - Make Firefox and web content work for all users.

To find out more Accessbility Features for Firefox for Android, see Mobile Accessibility Features.