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Thunderbird login problem

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Thunderbird was working fine for a few years.It just asked for my password.I entered my AOL/Verizon web password and it would not accept it after many Tbird restarts and computer reboots.I changed it on webmail to be sure and the pw shows in Thunderbird security but I cannot send or receive mail in TB.I followed all methids I see online but am stuck.Thanks for any help you can give me.Macbook 10.14.6.Tbird 91.5.0

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AOL uses an app password for email clients. I am not familiar with the mechanics of that, but it means the password used on website is not the same as used in client (I know, as one of my accounts is AOL/Verizon). This link may help https://www.bitrecover.com/blog/generate-aol-mail-app-password/

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AOL uses an app password for email clients. I am not familiar with the mechanics of that, but it means the password used on website is not the same as used in client (I know, as one of my accounts is AOL/Verizon). This link may help https://www.bitrecover.com/blog/generate-aol-mail-app-password/

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Thanks for your help!Still asks sometimes but mostly works.

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