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emptying trash folder automatically

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I believe that this started when Thunderbird updated to version 78.7.1. Emails that are in my Trash folder are deleted after 3 days. Today is 2/25 and all emails in Trash prior to 2/22 have been deleted. I noticed this when I had to retrieve a message that had been sent to Trash. I have confirmed that my settings are set to "do not delete any messages". Any suggestions? Thank you Mike

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If the 'TRash' folder is in an imap mail account, then you need to be aware that the Server maybe auto emptying the Trash. eg: gmail auto empty every 30 days, yahoo empty every 10 days, spectrum auto empty every 3 days

when your Trash synchronises with server it will only display what is on server.

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If the 'TRash' folder is in an imap mail account, then you need to be aware that the Server maybe auto emptying the Trash. eg: gmail auto empty every 30 days, yahoo empty every 10 days, spectrum auto empty every 3 days

when your Trash synchronises with server it will only display what is on server.

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