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thunderbird hangs forever on send when "Copying message to Sent folder"

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When a message is sent it should automatically be saved in the sent folder, . However the message is sent and is then won,t saves to the sent folder but just keeps trying and never succeeds. No error message is received .

When a message is sent it should automatically be saved in the sent folder, . However the message is sent and is then won,t saves to the sent folder but just keeps trying and never succeeds. No error message is received .
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Many thanks for the replies. I have however solved the problem by changing from 1st option, place on sent folder, to other folder and inserted sent - now works perfectly.

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Wayne Mery
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So not on a Mac?

So not on a Mac?
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this is on a windows 10 desktop further screen shot attached

this is on a windows 10 desktop further screen shot attached
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Toad-Hall
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Try subscribing again to see 'Sent' folder. Right clickon imap mail account in Folder Pane and select 'Subscribe' click on 'Refresh' select 'Sent' folder click on 'Subscribe' clickon 'OK'

Try subscribing again to see 'Sent' folder. Right clickon imap mail account in Folder Pane and select 'Subscribe' click on 'Refresh' select 'Sent' folder click on 'Subscribe' clickon 'OK'
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Many thanks for the replies. I have however solved the problem by changing from 1st option, place on sent folder, to other folder and inserted sent - now works perfectly.

Many thanks for the replies. I have however solved the problem by changing from 1st option, place on sent folder, to other folder and inserted sent - now works perfectly.
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barbr 0 solutions 2 answers

I contacted within the year about this issue and what you told me to do worked for several months but not now... it is happening again :(

I contacted within the year about this issue and what you told me to do worked for several months but not now... it is happening again :(
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feroze.duggan 0 solutions 1 answers

rogermomus said

Many thanks for the replies. I have however solved the problem by changing from 1st option, place on sent folder, to other folder and inserted sent - now works perfectly.

thanks your solution works, after many hours of struggling. I would never have thought such a change would have made any difference.

Do Tbird support know this problem, I wonder?

''rogermomus [[#answer-1234965|said]]'' <blockquote> Many thanks for the replies. I have however solved the problem by changing from 1st option, place on sent folder, to other folder and inserted sent - now works perfectly. </blockquote> thanks your solution works, after many hours of struggling. I would never have thought such a change would have made any difference. Do Tbird support know this problem, I wonder?
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