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Thunderbird can be set up to work seamlessly with Google's Gmail. Messages will be synchronized between your local version of Thunderbird and web-based Gmail.
Add-ons add functionality to Thunderbird or change its appearance. Learn how to install add-ons to Thunderbird.
If you cannot send messages, this page provides a series of steps you can use to check for common problems.
Find out about all of the Accessibility features available in Thunderbird.
If Thunderbird is specified as your system's default email application, it will integrate with other applications (such as word processors and web browsers).
The Ignore Thread (or Subthread) feature is very useful for mailing lists. It lets you skip reading the rest of a conversation you're not really interested in.
Support for Windows XP and Vista has ended.
Optional support for Maildir allows you to store email as individual files, unlike the default single file format. Learn about Maildir in Thunderbird.
Thunderbird contains three layout options for you to choose from to best fit your preference.
Thunderbird gives users the choice between using IMAP or POP3. This documentation will explain the major differences between these protocols.
An overview of the Thunderbird Mail and Newsgroups window, explaining the Folder pane, Message List pane, Header pane, Message pane, and Today pane.
Some system folders are not allowed when setting Thunderbird storage location as they cause issues.
Make Thunderbird require you to enter a master password in order to view or use passwords you've told Thunderbird to remember.