Import settings and data into Thunderbird
With Thunderbird's import tool, you can import settings and data from a variety of sources including Thunderbird profiles, other applications or files.
Export your Thunderbird Profile
Thunderbird's export tool lets you create a backup of your Thunderbird profile including accounts, messages, address books, and settings.
IMAP stands for the Internet Message Access Protocol. It enables a mail client (such as Thunderbird) to access messages stored on a mail server. It is more modern and fully featured than POP (Post Office Protocol), which is the other major protocol for accessing mail messages. Most email providers now support IMAP. To see whether your account uses IMAP or POP, check the Server Settings page in the Account Settings.
Installing Thunderbird on Mac
This article describes how to install Thunderbird on Mac OS.
Switch from POP to IMAP account
This article explains how to switch from a POP to an IMAP account in Thunderbird.
Installing an Add-on in Thunderbird
Add-ons add functionality to Thunderbird or change its appearance. Learn how to install add-ons to Thunderbird.
Installing Thunderbird on Windows
This article describes how to install Thunderbird on Windows.
Automatic Conversion of Google mail accounts to OAuth 2.0 Authentication
Thunderbird 91.8.0, released 5th April 2022, converts Gmail accounts to OAuth 2.0 in compliance with Google's schedule for requiring this login method.
Thunderbird Software Update Failed
This article presents possible solutions to this problem and workarounds to get Thunderbird updated.
Installing Thunderbird on Linux
This article will show you how to install Thunderbird on Linux.
How can I get the latest version of Thunderbird on Windows XP or Vista?
How to update to the latest version of Thunderbird on Windows XP and Vista.
Profiles - Where Thunderbird stores your messages and other user data
Thunderbird saves personal information such as messages, passwords and user preferences in a set of files called a "profile".
New in Thunderbird 102
Detailed introduction to the most interesting new features, improvements, and changes visible to users in Thunderbird 102.0.