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Thunderbird doesn't recognize my icloud mail folders for synchronizing. This has just started after working fine.

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Suddenly TB stopped synchronizing with my iCloud folders after working fine. Tried deleting the account and reinstalling, still won't recognize the icloud folders, even when I go into advanced settings to do it manually.

Help appreciated. David

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The process is synchronization, Thunderbird synchronizes into oblivion if it can not connect to the server. Password, network issues or even the server being down can all cause it..

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Well there is no hope of fixing the original problem or identifying it as the account was deleted. (bit like fixing a blown wiper fuse in your car by buying a new car or driving a tack with an 8 pound hammer)

Now we have an issue of "I am having trouble adding a new account." But it appears you can but some folders are not being synchronized.

So lets get some real basics out of the way. Can you receive mail on this new account? or did you manage to create a completely non functional account? Are the folders visible in iCloud? When you right click the folder in the folder pane and select subscribe, are the folders shown? are they subscribed?

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Thanks, Matt!

Subscribe was what I couldn't remember. That did the trick.

From what you're saying, this could have been accomplished without deleting and re-installing the account. The question, of course, is why did it suddenly shift in the first place?

At any rate your assistance is much appreciated.

David

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The process is synchronization, Thunderbird synchronizes into oblivion if it can not connect to the server. Password, network issues or even the server being down can all cause it..

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