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Thunderbird 78 different password for sending and receiving emails

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I have a setup with different servers for incomping and outgoing mails (for spam filtering reasons). It appears that I am unable to set different passwords in TB 78. Is there a work around?

Regards Allan

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When adding the account to Tbird, leave the password field blank. When you click Done, you'll be prompted for the passwords, first for the incoming then for the outgoing.

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When adding the account to Tbird, leave the password field blank. When you click Done, you'll be prompted for the passwords, first for the incoming then for the outgoing.

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To be quite clear, the send password is entered when you first send out an email, there is nowhere to set it in the configuration.

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my pass word box is missing? can't input required p.w. When trying to reconfigure the email acct. respose is inbound server exists?? won't continue?

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I have exactly the same problem like lonestar17.

Since the update, I cannot receive any email.

When I rollback to previous version I had to reset password inside Thunderbird to make it work. Somehow the update corrupted password.

How can I edit password manually in version 78+?!?! There is no password field/box.

Nothing in Settings - Security - Password eithers!!!

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Keano16 said

How can I edit password manually in version 78+?!?! There is no password field/box. Nothing in Settings - Security - Password eithers!!!

Options -> Saved Passwords -> Show Passwords.

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Unfortunately it is not there.

Somehow I have managed to force TB to ask me for a new password (I was editing password type in the account settings).

When it asked me, I just reentered it, and now all OK.

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You're looking in the wrong place. It's under Options, not Account Settings.

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