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Thunderbird 91.4.1 authentication problems with gmail accounts

Yesterday, Thunderbird was automatically updated to 91.4.1 on my Windows 10 laptop. Now my gmail accounts fail to authorize. When I start Thunderbird, a splash screen app… (read more)

Yesterday, Thunderbird was automatically updated to 91.4.1 on my Windows 10 laptop. Now my gmail accounts fail to authorize. When I start Thunderbird, a splash screen appears "Secure connection failed". The title bar on the splash screen says "Enter credentials for xxxxx@gmail.com on imap.gmail.com" (xxxxx represents my username). There is nowhere to enter credentials as far as I can see. I know for sure that the password I used was correct as I just signed in to gmail using a browser. Please help!

Asked by dhayter54 1 year ago

Last reply by Toad-Hall 11 months ago

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Print preview no longer available from the inbox message listing

Before this latest update i could go to the list of messages in my inbox, rigth click on a message and selecte print preview, i was using this feature to avoid opening em… (read more)

Before this latest update i could go to the list of messages in my inbox, rigth click on a message and selecte print preview, i was using this feature to avoid opening emails that i was not sure if it was spam or something that i would be interested on. The option is no longer available with Thunderbird 91.1.1 (64-bit), what happen, why this feature was removed? Programming team running amok again? or QA team sleeping at the wheel? Please put back that option thanks

Asked by jgbittar 1 year ago

Last reply by Toad-Hall 1 year ago

GitHub Registry List

on GitHub the commands are all based on Java https://github.com/mozilla/policy-templates#preferences Is there a list of all available registry settings? Or where do thes… (read more)

on GitHub the commands are all based on Java https://github.com/mozilla/policy-templates#preferences

Is there a list of all available registry settings? Or where do these Java options come from, where can I read them out?

Asked by edv40038 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Mike Kaply 1 week ago

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Secure connection failed

Yesterday morning, I started receiving a "secure connection failed" message when trying to retrieve email from imap.gmail.com. I searched Mozilla Support and tried the fo… (read more)

Yesterday morning, I started receiving a "secure connection failed" message when trying to retrieve email from imap.gmail.com. I searched Mozilla Support and tried the following, which apparently worked for others:

"First, delete all entries in Tools/Options/Security/Passwords/Saved Passwords. Press Alt if the Menu Bar with Tools is hidden, or click the 3-bar icon, Options/Options/Security/Passwords/Saved Passwords.

Next, use these settings for IMAP accounts: imap.gmail.com on port 993, SSL/TLS, OAuth2 authentication, User Name = email address. For POP accounts: pop.gmail.com on port 995, SSL/TLS, OAuth2 authentication, User Name = email address. For SMTP: smtp.gmail.com on port 465, SSL/TLS, OAuth2 authentication, User Name = email address.

After you've deleted the passwords, restart TB and enter the regular account password, not an app password, in the OAuth browser window when prompted."

It doesn't work for me...I keep getting error messages. Suggestions? Thanks!!

Asked by Charles Syrett 1 year ago

Last reply by BPTao 1 year ago

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Clear history

I am a senior user and need assistance. I am unable to clear history. I followed directions sent by Fred McD, and inadvertently removed my profile. I have saved the profi… (read more)

I am a senior user and need assistance. I am unable to clear history. I followed directions sent by Fred McD, and inadvertently removed my profile. I have saved the profile, but cannot open Firefox replace the profile information. Can someone help?

Also, if someone should ask a question, how do I reply?

Thank you, Blair Ryan [removed email from public]

Asked by ryan97205 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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PASSWORD MANGER

I have sent several emails and get no reply, how am I suposed to fix check or see my saved passwords if they all look like this...3b4a3f36-7056-4eee-bcb3-2b0838fa07e1 … (read more)

I have sent several emails and get no reply, how am I suposed to fix check or see my saved passwords if they all look like this...3b4a3f36-7056-4eee-bcb3-2b0838fa07e1

Asked by The Boss 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 months ago

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Two verification authenticator

Hi, I missed my two-step login, I do not have any device logged in. All my passwords were stored in this account, I desperately need it, please send me the recovery code … (read more)

Hi, I missed my two-step login, I do not have any device logged in. All my passwords were stored in this account, I desperately need it, please send me the recovery code again if possible


edited email from public and search/spam bots view as there was no need to post email in public.

Asked by Pezhman.ah.9812 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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ProctorU message Your Monitor Count could not be found

Trying to use ProctorU with Firefox 104.0.2 on Windows 11 Home, and I am getting the following message : "Monitor Count : You may only use 1 monitor during you… (read more)

Trying to use ProctorU with Firefox 104.0.2 on Windows 11 Home, and I am getting the following message : "Monitor Count : You may only use 1 monitor during your exam. Your monitor count could not be found". I searched for possible fixes, and someone mentioned removing fingerprinters, and possibly also remove cookies and tracking content from Firefox enforcement. I removed all 3 and that did not help. I also tried clearing cookies and site data and also cached web content, this did not help. Is there some other setting in Firefox that might be preventing the detection of the monitor count? Any suggestions on how to fix this issue?

Asked by RAR 6 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 months ago

Can't log in to thunderbird (again)

I tried to log in to thunderbird, but my password is no longer accepted. My name ([edited] @gmail.com) seems OK. I need two-step authentication, but thunderbird does … (read more)

I tried to log in to thunderbird, but my password is no longer accepted. My name ([edited] @gmail.com) seems OK.

I need two-step authentication, but thunderbird does not offer this.

I reinstalled thunderbird, and it remains unusable.

I'm getting old, so I guess I'll have to start writing down passwords.

Asked by jwill 3 months ago

Last reply by gp 3 months ago

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Secure connection failed and Firefox did not connect

Can anyone from firefox send me the instructions to get rid of this message. Secure connection failed and Firefox did not connect Please avoid sending links with tons of… (read more)

Can anyone from firefox send me the instructions to get rid of this message. Secure connection failed and Firefox did not connect

Please avoid sending links with tons of info to read because I don't have time to follow.

Many thanks Jorge

Asked by jagliano 1 year ago

Last reply by maisie27 1 year ago

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SafeOpt emails

I browsed a clothing website for less than 5 minutes by typing in the address and not using any links. Shortly after I receive an email asking if I was still interested … (read more)

I browsed a clothing website for less than 5 minutes by typing in the address and not using any links. Shortly after I receive an email asking if I was still interested in what I was looking at. Does Firefox share my email address with websites I'm visiting? I believe the email is coming from SafeOpt, not the website I visited. I do have "do not track" options selected in Firefox.

Asked by linda641 1 year ago

Last reply by flynparker824 1 year ago

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"Your browser is being managed by your organization"

At the top of the about:preferences page, in a gray box, it says, "Your browser is being managed by your organization". Why? This is my home computer! How can I manage… (read more)

At the top of the about:preferences page, in a gray box, it says, "Your browser is being managed by your organization". Why? This is my home computer! How can I manage my own browser?

Asked by Heckle Spackle & Hyde 1 year ago

Last reply by saull28 1 year ago

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Deleted certificate comes back undeleted

Version: 91.0.1 Settings--> Privacy and Security -->View Certificates-->Your certificates--> pick target cert to delete-->click ok on confirmation window -… (read more)

Version: 91.0.1 Settings--> Privacy and Security -->View Certificates-->Your certificates--> pick target cert to delete-->click ok on confirmation window --> click ok on Certificate manager window.

Restart FF, Settings--> Privacy and Security -->View Certificates-->Your certificates, the deleted cert is on the list again.

The same happens on that under Authorities.

Asked by wfchoi_us 1 year ago

Last reply by egbertst1 1 year ago

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Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to www.lockmonster.co.uk. The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified

If I try and open my websites invoices, i get this message: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to www.lockmonster.co.uk. The page you are… (read more)

If I try and open my websites invoices, i get this message: Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.lockmonster.co.uk.

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

Asked by info5226 1 year ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 year ago

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Firefox suddenly stuck in restricted mode

I've used Firefox as my default browser for years. I'm now on a Win10 laptop I've been using for over a year. I have not knowingly made any recent changes to FF. I'm on… (read more)

I've used Firefox as my default browser for years. I'm now on a Win10 laptop I've been using for over a year. I have not knowingly made any recent changes to FF. I'm on FF version 88.0.1 (64 bit).

Suddenly, yesterday, I found that I was blocked from viewing many YT videos and comments. YT says I am in restricted mode. It is not due to a setting on my YT/Google account, because I'm not logged in.

Exact YT messages: "Video unavailable--This video is restricted. Please check the Google Workspace administrator and/or the network administrator restrictions." And "Restricted Mode has hidden comments for this video."

However, I have no problem viewing them in Chrome. So logically it's a FF problem.

Also, I discovered that other sites are affected. For example, if I run a "domain lookup" on the ICANN website, I get less detailed results than if I run the search on Chrome! https://lookup.icann.org/

Switching from Strict to Standard Tracking Protection didn't help. Then I did a FF refresh but that also didn't help.

Suggestions? Be aware I'm not a coder or any kind of super techhie.

Asked by csskalet 1 year ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 year ago

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How do I stay logged on to the Support Forum?

Using Windows 10 OS Firefox 95.0.2 (64bit) - default browser. Since update to 95.0.2, everytime I want to use the Firefox or Thunderbird Support forum, I'm asked to login… (read more)

Using Windows 10 OS Firefox 95.0.2 (64bit) - default browser. Since update to 95.0.2, everytime I want to use the Firefox or Thunderbird Support forum, I'm asked to login before I can respond to any questions. I am a regular helper on the Thunderbird Support Forum. So this is driving me potty :) This can occur if I exit Firefox or awake from sleep mode or at random times whilst I'm using Firefox with Thunderbird Support in a Tab and I may be using Bugzilla.

Note: I'm not using two step.

Menu app icon > select email address > Firefox Account When I select it auto uses the 'Synchronise now' It continually shows 'Logout' - I never need to Login.

I noticed my settings had been altered when Firefox updated. I have reset the about:preferences#privacy Selecting 'Use Custom Settings' 'private browsing mode' is NOT selected. 'remember browsing and download history' is selected. 'remember search and form history' is selected 'clear history when firefox closes' is NOT selected.

My history is looking ok.

I would appreciate some pointers to discover why I'm being logged out of this Support Forum. I want to stay logged on to account.

Asked by Toad-Hall 1 year ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 1 year ago

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firefox.cfg VS user.js (help needed..)

I want to use discord in firefox instead of using the pc-program. It appears that my firefox.cfg has some preferences that block discord from gaining microphone access. I… (read more)

I want to use discord in firefox instead of using the pc-program. It appears that my firefox.cfg has some preferences that block discord from gaining microphone access. I never used multiple firefox profiles but that changed now, i created a firefox profile for discord purpose only. However my firefox.cfg is active in both the default and the discord profile, again blocking microphone access.

As i said currently i use firefox.cfg and autoconfig.js to customize firefox preferences, but since this makes it impossible for me to use discord i will have to find another way to modify firefox, so the question is how can i use multiple firefox profiles with different preferences? Can this be done with a user.js file? After all what is the difference between using firefox.cfg and user.js?

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

Lost Primary Password in Thunderbird version 102, directions don't work

I forgot my primary password in TB 102... None of the directions have helped me to remove the present primary password. warning, I am 70 and need hand holding directions.… (read more)

I forgot my primary password in TB 102... None of the directions have helped me to remove the present primary password. warning, I am 70 and need hand holding directions. The directions I have found so far have to do with an earlier version. Specifically, this does not exist in my version of Thunderbird: "Starting from the app menu button ≡ or the main menu, choose Tools -> Developer Tools -> Error Console."

Asked by patnp 4 months ago

Last reply by david 3 months ago

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Cannot connect the hotmail server recently

Dear, I used thunderbird a few years and my current version is 78.6.0 (32bit) now. I set up a few accounts which included yahoo/hotmail and used normal. But early in Nov… (read more)

Dear,

I used thunderbird a few years and my current version is 78.6.0 (32bit) now. I set up a few accounts which included yahoo/hotmail and used normal. But early in Nov. my hotmail account cannot receive any email and other yahoo accounts can receive normally.

I checked with Microsoft community and found that I must set up two-step verification on the hotmail account. Therefore I followed the instruction to set up. Then I removed my old hotmail account in thunderbird and re-set up the hotmail account with new two-step verification generated new password in TB. But TB still displayed the message (about cannot access the hotmail server....)

I download the another email software - mailbird and setup hotmail account in that software. I type the same account name, two-step verification generated new password, the same imap/smtp server information. The mailbird can access my hotmail account and receive the email normally.

So, does anybody know what the problem is in thunderbird ? (Because I still want to use the TB for my email software)

Thanks

Asked by jedicount 2 years ago

Last reply by Toad-Hall 1 year ago

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How to add a site to the block notifications list

Hello, I am getting a McAfee pop up notification and I have identified the site name and would like to add it to the notifications settings to block it but I cannot figu… (read more)

Hello,

I am getting a McAfee pop up notification and I have identified the site name and would like to add it to the notifications settings to block it but I cannot figure out how to add a site manually to that list. There are no options on the notification settings to allow for a manual site addition. I am on FireFox version 88.0.1 on Windows 10 Pro.

I have also tried searching to see how to remove what is probably malware and cannot find anything. I do not have any McAfee products on my laptop.

Sincerely,

AmazonPrincessDiana