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File link....unable to complete set up

Trying to add the file link server to my Thunderbird. I created the account at The Good Cloud....activated the account OK. Went into the settings in TB and added the li… (read more)

Trying to add the file link server to my Thunderbird. I created the account at The Good Cloud....activated the account OK. Went into the settings in TB and added the link into the box....proceeded to "try" to populate the setting box....first off I couldn't cut/paste...web address, user ID, or passwords from my PW manager.....so added the details manually.....however I was never able to enter the password field successfully.....won't populate/accept. I know it must be something easy....but I can't find an online answer. Maybe you can send me a link....frustrating.

Asked by krellboy 16 hours ago

Last reply by googlethunderbird 2 hours ago

Thunderbird email signature not showing images

I hope someone can help me. Up until the last week or so, I have had no problem with my signature file in outgoing email. I've been using the same signature file for at l… (read more)

I hope someone can help me. Up until the last week or so, I have had no problem with my signature file in outgoing email. I've been using the same signature file for at least 5 years. Suddenly, Thunderbird is blocking my logo image in my signature file in all outgoing mail. Instead, it is showing my alternate text. I am using version 102.6.1 on Windows 10

Asked by david514 3 days ago

Last reply by david 5 hours ago

Firefox for android adds recently visited sites to my "shortcuts" randomly. So frustrating...

It seems like such a simple thing to ask. I want to be able to manually create a couple shortcuts to load my favorite web pages. The whole point of a shortcut is to avo… (read more)

It seems like such a simple thing to ask. I want to be able to manually create a couple shortcuts to load my favorite web pages. The whole point of a shortcut is to avoid clutter, and streamline the process of using your favorite websites, right?

I manually add three shortcuts to my "firefox home screen". Google, Google news, and another page that is hosted on my local network. That's it. I don't want recommended sites, affiliate links, suggestions, or sites from my history clogging up my very short list of favorite website shortcuts. For this reason I configured the home screen to ONLY show "Shortcuts". Sponsored shortcuts, jump back in, recent bookmarks, recently visited, and pocket are all turned OFF. Still, I sometimes get new shortcuts to other sites I have visited added to my home screen (without the pin icon) randomly. Some sites that I visit sometimes appear there....but not always. Just randomly. If I wanted to have my history appear in shortcuts I supposed I would check the option to show recently visited sites...but I don't. Why would I want shortcuts added for random sites I have visited when I could just look at my history? If every site I visit has the potential to be added to my shortcuts randomly, how does that make using shortcuts a convenience? It doesn't seem to matter what I want because Firefox just does it anyway....sometimes....

The only way to remove these random automatic shortcuts is to remove them from my history individually or clear my entire history. This means I'm constantly fighting to keep these randomly created shortcuts at bay. I don't want to necessarily remove sites from my history, I just don't want them to randomly auto appear on my manually curated list of shortcuts.

I attempted to work around this issue by using the "Add to my Home Screen" option. I could just have shortcuts on my android home screen instead of the Firefox browser home screen. Then I can turn off the shortcuts option under "customize my home screen" entirely. Unfortunately this works fine for some sites, but for others that option is replaced with "Install" instead. I assume this is meant to install the app associated with that domain. I don't want to install the Google News app or I would do so in the app store, not with my non-google web browser. That's a moot point though because tapping on "install" doesn't install anything anyway, but rather it does the same exact thing that "Add to my Home Screen" does. It adds a shortcut to my home screen. Great! Except the problem now is that when I use that home screen shortcut, all of the Firefox UI breaks (Incidentally this also happens to the Brave Browser as well). I have no address bar, no menus, no tabs. It's as if I'm looking at the Google News app instead of a page in Firefox. I do not have the Google News app installed, so I know that is not the case.

I have posted comments about this in the google play store firefox page, and even emailed developers. The only response I got was a confusing explanation that this feature was added to mirror the functionality of the desktop browser. Either I didn't explain my problem well enough or they didn't read my explanation. This is why I posting yet again in another place, and I'm trying to be very detailed in my explanation so there is no misunderstanding my issue.

I am a huge advocate for Firefox. I recommend it to everyone and I have been using it personally for decades. Before there was even a Chrome! So imagine how painful it is for me to be trying out Brave or even Samsung's "Internet" to see if they are viable alternatives to Firefox. It doesn't seem like I'm asking for something unreasonable... I just want a few icons on my screen that I can tap on to open my favorite web pages. I don't care if it's on the android home screen or the Firefox home screen, although I should be able to choose either or both. Unfortunately neither method seems to work without bugging out.

Again, I'm a big FF advocate. I would love to see you back on top instead of having a 1% market share....but I can hardly sympathize with your plight when what should be basic functionality is not working correctly.

Please make it so that random sites that I visit aren't added to shortcuts, at least unless I have enabled "recent" options. Please make it so that I can add ANY website to my android home screen, without seeing the confusing alternative choice, "Install". Please make it so that websites cannot interfere with the Firefox UI. If I am indeed using Firefox to view a page, then I should at all times have the UI available. I should always have access to the basic functionality of a browser, such as stop, reload, bookmarks, history, help, about, etc.

Asked by Aoxo 4 months ago

Last reply by Allan 11 hours ago

Tbird putting good messages in junk folder

For some reason, this new version of Thunderbird (I think it is the one before 102.7.1) is placing emails in my junk folder, including messages I have not marked as junk.… (read more)

For some reason, this new version of Thunderbird (I think it is the one before 102.7.1) is placing emails in my junk folder, including messages I have not marked as junk. Before all the junk messages would stay in my inbox but they would be marked as junk. That is what I prefer. Now messages that are legit are somehow being put in my junk folder. Please please please help me to get Thunderbird to stop doing this.

Asked by ellencleary 1 day ago

Last reply by Matt 11 hours ago

Email passwords in Firebird

I have two email accounts in Firebird and they use to work very well. However, since some time last year it started to ask the email account password before to download n… (read more)

I have two email accounts in Firebird and they use to work very well. However, since some time last year it started to ask the email account password before to download new messages. Is there a way to update the password and maintain it?

Asked by ragalindo 17 hours ago

Last reply by Matt 11 hours ago

Add-on icons have disappeared from toolbar and don't appear in Customize menu

Is this a new "feature?" The add-ons that I need to interact with frequently have vanished from my toolbar and can't be re-added; they don't appear as options in Customiz… (read more)

Is this a new "feature?" The add-ons that I need to interact with frequently have vanished from my toolbar and can't be re-added; they don't appear as options in Customize.

I've DONE the "delete extensions.*" thing and the problem still exists. I even tried creating a new profile, but the icons didn't appear as I installed the extensions. It's as though Firefox has unilaterally decided to remove this feature and didn't warn users about it.

I still HAVE the add-ons and can access them from the add-ons list, but that's inconvenient since there are only a few that I really need to interact with; the rest can stay out of sight and quietly do their thing.

Is this a bug that crept into the latest update, or is it something that you're wishing on users? I've loved Firefox for years for its privacy focus, flexibility and customizability; please don't take an ease-of-use feature away from us.

Asked by jbstory 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago

Syncing iphone and macbook with POP 3 provider

Hello wonderful people! My email provider is RiseUp, and I'm using the POP3, downloading onto my macbook air desktop. Is there any way I can sync Thunderbird on my iphone… (read more)

Hello wonderful people! My email provider is RiseUp, and I'm using the POP3, downloading onto my macbook air desktop. Is there any way I can sync Thunderbird on my iphone, so that it can communicate with my laptop? Doesn't look possible, but I wanted to confirm. Thanks, Cheryl

Asked by Distaso 15 hours ago

Last reply by Matt 12 hours ago

An alternat way to display an email account

thunderbird 102.6.1 64bit linux 6.1.8 I am looking to transfer our email accounts to a new host. Alas, the way the new host has configured their server (dovecot), all fol… (read more)

thunderbird 102.6.1 64bit linux 6.1.8

I am looking to transfer our email accounts to a new host. Alas, the way the new host has configured their server (dovecot), all folders show has subfolders of the INBOX. Any folder created is a subfolder, and there is no way to move folders to the same level as INBOX.

Is there a way to have TB ignore the initial prefix (INBOX)?

Asked by jimoe 16 hours ago

Last reply by Matt 13 hours ago

Change Color of Firefox Library Window

Hi All. Love FF but there's one thing that's driving me crazy... the different color of the Library window (see screen grab). The main window is this nice dark "cool gray… (read more)

Hi All. Love FF but there's one thing that's driving me crazy... the different color of the Library window (see screen grab). The main window is this nice dark "cool gray" color, but the library window is this greenish color.

Is there a way to change that? I've had the userChrome.css file installed and feel fairly comfortable making code edits.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Greg Holdsworth 3 days ago

Last reply by Terry 16 hours ago

Attachments are seen & threading of mails not desired - in TB 102.7.1

I just upgraded my Thunderbird Email Client to 102.7.1v. The attachments are not shown in the mail. Also, the mails are getting threaded to one another & are "hidden"… (read more)

I just upgraded my Thunderbird Email Client to 102.7.1v. The attachments are not shown in the mail. Also, the mails are getting threaded to one another & are "hidden". I am unable to change the format. Need guidance.

Asked by Ranganath V 1 day ago

Last reply by david 1 day ago

Thunderbird outgoing server problem

I have 5 gmail accounts, each for a separate purpose. 2 accounts are working fine. 3 others have this problem. I'll call them a@gmail.com, b@gmail.com, c@gmail.com When I… (read more)

I have 5 gmail accounts, each for a separate purpose. 2 accounts are working fine. 3 others have this problem. I'll call them a@gmail.com, b@gmail.com, c@gmail.com

When I configure the outgoing server ('edit smtp server'), there is a field for the user name, which is the email address, and the recipient sees this email address as the sender. Problem - with a, b and c - they all contain the same email address! So if I enter a@gmail.com for a, this is immediately replicated for b and c. So when I send email using c@gmail.com, it arrives as an email from a@gmail.com. This does not affect the other 2 accounts, which retain the correct settings.

There must be a setting somewhere - any ideas? My email is dkinston@gmail.com. If you know the answer - please email me!

Asked by compusafe 21 hours ago

Last reply by sfhowes 20 hours ago

Text is sometimes yellow. On a white background it is impossible to read.

Some text, and hyperlinks are yellow. Yellow text on a white background is impossible for me to read. Hyperlinks are normally blue. Can I change the text from yellow back… (read more)

Some text, and hyperlinks are yellow. Yellow text on a white background is impossible for me to read. Hyperlinks are normally blue. Can I change the text from yellow back to blue?

Asked by ajwh5150 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Firefox Addons not showing up on Customize page

Hello, I downloaded Firefox on a new computer. I logged in with my existing account and synced my data This was successful. All of my bookmarks and extensions were downlo… (read more)

Hello,

I downloaded Firefox on a new computer. I logged in with my existing account and synced my data

This was successful. All of my bookmarks and extensions were downloaded properly.

I went into the customize menu to alter my toolbar. However, there were no icons for any of the extensions that I added, such as Bitwarden or Ublock Origin.

Due to this, I am not able to add these extension icons to my toolbar.

I verified that the extensions were all properly downloaded and that they work as they should.

I have already attempted to restart Firefox, uninstall and reinstall certain extensions, and to reinstall Firefox entirely. However, my extension icons do not show up still in the Customize menu

I am not trying to do anything in the Private Browser.

How can this issue be resolved?

Asked by haseebrulesalot 2 days ago

Last reply by Terry 1 day ago

How to disable a specific add-on for certain websites manually?

I know that there has to be a way to edit the about:config to manually disable individual add-ons (addons) for certain sites. Some add-ons have this built into the extens… (read more)

I know that there has to be a way to edit the about:config to manually disable individual add-ons (addons) for certain sites. Some add-ons have this built into the extension itself but others (like Honey) are either off or on, but I cannot find any documentation on it.

I would still like to use the extension without having to remember to turn it off and on all the time for websites that I do not want it to spam suggestions at me. Thanks in advance.

Asked by KD 1 day ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 day ago

Why do deleted mail disappear from the litte box?

Dear friends at Thunderbird I support with a small donation each month, and now I have a question. I can not find the Danish support forum, as the Danish button leads to … (read more)

Dear friends at Thunderbird

I support with a small donation each month, and now I have a question. I can not find the Danish support forum, as the Danish button leads to the English forum ...

But well that does not matter - I try in English and hope you understand anyway. I have this issue:

I delete mails that I have read and handled, as I prefer my inbox to be almost empty - but I often need mails I have deleted. But they a not kept in the "litter box".

The account is an IMAP-account. I have checked all settings both in Thunderbird and via cPanel. I can't find settings that ask the litter box to be emptied.

Is the a solution to this problem?

Kind regards, Hanne B. Stegemüller, Denmark

Asked by Stegemüller 2 days ago

Last reply by Toad-Hall 2 days ago