Illustrated overview of user facing changes in Thunderbird 78.
Add-ons add functionality to Thunderbird or change its appearance. Learn how to install add-ons to Thunderbird.
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.
Thunderbird contains three layout options for you to choose from to best fit your preference.
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.
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.
If Thunderbird is specified as your system's default email application, it will integrate with other applications (such as word processors and web browsers).
Find out about all of the Accessibility features available in Thunderbird.
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.
Thunderbird gives users the choice between using IMAP or POP3. This documentation will explain the major differences between these protocols.
If you cannot send messages with Thunderbird, this page provides a series of steps you can use to check for common problems.
User facing changes in Thunderbird 68
An overview of the Thunderbird Mail and Newsgroups window, explaining the Folder pane, Message List pane, Header pane, Message pane, and Today pane.