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Missing Message Filters

Several upgrades ago, I created message filters in Thunderbird to forward emails received from specific senders to other email accounts that needed to get copies. While … (read more)

Several upgrades ago, I created message filters in Thunderbird to forward emails received from specific senders to other email accounts that needed to get copies. While running version 115.12.1 32bit on Win 10, I had need to delete one of the filters. When I went to Menu Bar > Tools > Message Filters the Message Filters window does NOT show ANY filters regardless of which account (I have 20 and checked each) is selected. I have also searched my HDD, located all copies of msgFilterRules.dat and opened ones that might be related to the account in question. ALL of the msgFilterRules.dat files that I checked had only 2 lines.... version="9" and logging="no", except for the problem account where I had turned on logging and the .dat file showed "yes". I also went to yahoo and checked to see if I might have created the filter on the server side. However, according to yahoo, they discontinued the forwarding filter in 2021, so it's not happening there. I need to know how to find the forwarding filters and edit them.

Asked by moremail2trash 2 weeks ago

Last reply by david 2 weeks ago

Unable to download/failed/cancelled downloads

I tried redownloading Firefox after I saw that i was unable to download any extenstions/add-ons. Anytime i try to download something from the firefox browser, the downl… (read more)

I tried redownloading Firefox after I saw that i was unable to download any extenstions/add-ons. Anytime i try to download something from the firefox browser, the download fails or gets cancelled. I never changed any settings, how can i fix this?

Asked by Qtip_69 1 month ago

Last reply by gijs 2 weeks ago

Microsoft SSO not working

Hello, I have enabled the Allow Windows single sign-on for Microsoft, work, and school accounts setting via GPO for Desktops, and it is showing as ticked. Additionally,… (read more)

Hello,

I have enabled the Allow Windows single sign-on for Microsoft, work, and school accounts setting via GPO for Desktops, and it is showing as ticked.

Additionally, within Settings > Email & Accounts, my account is showing underneath Accounts used by other apps

However SSO does not seem to be working whenever I go to the likes of office.com

However, within the likes of Google Chrome (with the Microsoft Single Sign On Extension), SSO works seamlessly.

Does anyone have any ideas?

Thanks so much.

Asked by d.mccrickard 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Mike Kaply 2 weeks ago

about:config settings questions

1. In the past there was a restriction on the suggested number for "network.http.max-persistent-connections-per-server". Is that still the case? 2. Does prefs.js conta… (read more)

1. In the past there was a restriction on the suggested number for "network.http.max-persistent-connections-per-server". Is that still the case?

2. Does prefs.js contain all the altered about:config settings? Can I safely transfer "prefs.js" to other profiles in attempt to enable all those settings changes, instead of changing them manually, one by one.

Asked by noel_envode 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Switch to Previous Active Tab addon settings question

I'm unsure about this setting. I don't want a tab to reload when it's switched to. It seems to indicate that something will be reloaded regardless of what I choose. … (read more)

I'm unsure about this setting. I don't want a tab to reload when it's switched to.

It seems to indicate that something will be reloaded regardless of what I choose. I assume that's probably not the case.

Please confirm.

Asked by noel_envode 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Saba Security Plugin - Stop working

Good morning, Our company's firefox add-on(Saba Security Plugin) has stopped working, please let me know what happened. When a new client (version 126) downloads the ad… (read more)

Good morning, Our company's firefox add-on(Saba Security Plugin) has stopped working, please let me know what happened.

When a new client (version 126) downloads the add-on, the following message is displayed: "The add-on downloaded from this site cannot be installed because it appears corrupt."

If you install an older version, it works without any problems, what is the reason?

I have already contacted you once at: product-help@firefox.com

And they told me to report at: https://support.mozilla.org/questions/new/desktop/form

Regards,

Asked by michal.kasprzak 2 weeks ago

Last reply by James 2 weeks ago

Missing customization colour for AMOLED screens.

I found missing customization option for Android Firefox to be AMOLED black theme, it just gets darker but not pitch black. Or I haven't found the way to do it Keep impr… (read more)

I found missing customization option for Android Firefox to be AMOLED black theme, it just gets darker but not pitch black. Or I haven't found the way to do it

Keep improving Firefox :)

Asked by Cavid bəy Cəfərsoy 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Paul 2 weeks ago

How to customize the collections?

I can't figure out how to customize the collections. I want to be able to organize my collections alphabetically, make sub-collections under a parent collection (like one… (read more)

I can't figure out how to customize the collections. I want to be able to organize my collections alphabetically, make sub-collections under a parent collection (like one can do in Gmail, for example), it would also be helpful have the option to choose the color of the main/parent collections, and to be able to search within the collections using a keyword in a search box.

With all of these customizable options, I could create a better, more efficient organizational system that would REALLY help to keep & identify collections quicker & easier.

I have had to make dozens & dozens of collections due to the inability to file sub-collections under main/parent collections.

As a result, a frustratingly unnecessary amount of time & effort is spent trying to remember when & where (throughout my ENTIRE history of having Firefox/using collections) a particular collection is located.

I then ALSO have to spend an unnecessary & frustrating amount of time searching within the collection just to locate a particular link as there is no search bar within the individual collection (or from all of the collections, umm... collectively) to facilitate a search.

    • I wanted to make sure it is known that I DO like this feature, regardless if it was intentional by design or not

Once I eventually find the 1. Collection I'm looking for, and then eventually find the 2. Link I'm looking for.. I can click on the link, and I'm directed to the page I saved, but here's the bonus:

When I hit the back button, I'm taken to the page I was on, previous to the page I saved. This is SUPER helpful when I come back to something I've been researching as it helps me to reconnect to the line of thinking I had during the time of research. This helps to eliminate the need to keep such a detailed journal of the thought processes behind each area of research to expand upon or revisit.

So thank you for that!! Also, please don't mess with it? I'm only needing help with the items mentioned at the beginning of this message.

Thank you for your attention, time & help with figuring out how to locate & utilize the customizable, collections organization options.

With appreciation to those who work behind the scenes, doing what they can to foster potential, growth, efficiency & ease,

Celena Morgan

Asked by bso118 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Paul 2 weeks ago

BetterBird v115 does not load userChrome.css

I have set toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets to TRUE in both Thunderbird and Betterbird. I have created the file C:\Users\MYNAME\AppData\Roaming\Thunde… (read more)

I have set toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets to TRUE in both Thunderbird and Betterbird.

I have created the file C:\Users\MYNAME\AppData\Roaming\Thunderbird\Profiles\r2v9k1zw.default\chrome\userChrome.css

I have successfully entered css into that file that work as expected in Thunderbird v115.12 and has for the past several versions. But I have NOT been able to do anything in that file that works with BetterBird. In fact, using the inspector, I don't see userChrome.css even being loaded! I have also tried starting the file with '@namespace html url(“http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml”)' but that makes no difference either.

How do I get BetterBird to recognize the userChrome.css file?

Asked by Terry W 3 weeks ago

Last reply by david 2 weeks ago

How to change location of address bar?

I woke up and my Firefox address bar are in the bottom of my screen. I don't like it :( I'm on mobile, and especially with mobile sites there's so many features nea… (read more)

I woke up and my Firefox address bar are in the bottom of my screen. I don't like it :( I'm on mobile, and especially with mobile sites there's so many features near the bottom, or something like the feature where you swipe down (from the top. because that is where the address bar is supposed to be) to refresh

Asked by Dee Tea 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Paul 2 weeks ago

Way the message list is displayed

Refer to two images below. Just loaded Thunderbird on a new laptop. It displays a list of messages with no headings, each message listing in two lines and acres of wast… (read more)

Refer to two images below.

Just loaded Thunderbird on a new laptop. It displays a list of messages with no headings, each message listing in two lines and acres of wasted space in the middle. See Image 1 (6300040).

How do I get back to a list of one-line entries with headings at the top of each of the columns (which lets me change the sorting direction)? It works so much better for me. See Image 2 (6300039).

Thanks in advance for your help.

Long-term fan

Asked by michaelmoore 3 weeks ago

Last reply by david 3 weeks ago

What is this?!! about:policies

What is this??? Information Your browser is being managed by your organization. about:policies#documentation Documentation Policy Name 3rdparty Set policies that WebExte… (read more)

What is this??? Information Your browser is being managed by your organization. about:policies#documentation

Documentation Policy Name 3rdparty Set policies that WebExtensions can access via chrome.storage.managed. AllowedDomainsForApps Define domains allowed to access Google Workspace. AllowFileSelectionDialogs Allow file selection dialogs. AppAutoUpdate Enable or disable automatic application update. AppUpdatePin Prevent Firefox from being updated beyond the specified version. AppUpdateURL Set custom app update URL. Authentication Configure integrated authentication for websites that support it. AutofillAddressEnabled Enable autofill for addresses. AutofillCreditCardEnabled Enable autofill for payment methods. AutoLaunchProtocolsFromOrigins Define a list of external protocols that can be used from listed origins without prompting the user. BackgroundAppUpdate Enable or disable the background updater. BlockAboutAddons Block access to the Add-ons Manager (about:addons). type: boolean BlockAboutConfig Block access to the about:config page. BlockAboutProfiles Block access to the about:profiles page. BlockAboutSupport Block access to the about:support page. Bookmarks Create bookmarks in the Bookmarks toolbar, Bookmarks menu, or a specified folder inside them. CaptivePortal Enable or disable captive portal support. Certificates Add certificates or use built-in certificates. Containers Set policies related to containers. ContentAnalysis Enable or disable connection to data-loss-prevention agent. Cookies Allow or deny websites to set cookies. DefaultDownloadDirectory Set the default download directory. DisableAccounts Disable account-based services, including sync. DisableAppUpdate Prevent the browser from updating. DisableBuiltinPDFViewer Disable PDF.js, the built-in PDF viewer in Firefox. DisabledCiphers Disable ciphers. DisableDefaultBrowserAgent Prevent the default browser agent from taking any actions. Only applicable to Windows; other platforms don’t have the agent. DisableDeveloperTools Block access to the developer tools. DisableEncryptedClientHello Disable use of the TLS feature Encrypted Client Hello (ECH). DisableFeedbackCommands Disable commands to send feedback from the Help menu (Submit Feedback and Report Deceptive Site). DisableFirefoxAccounts Disable account-based services, including sync. DisableFirefoxScreenshots Disable the Firefox Screenshots feature. DisableFirefoxStudies Prevent Firefox from running studies. DisableForgetButton Prevent access to the Forget button. DisableFormHistory Don’t remember search and form history. DisableMasterPasswordCreation If true, a Primary Password can’t be created. DisablePasswordReveal Do not allow passwords to be revealed in saved logins. DisablePocket Disable the feature to save webpages to Pocket. DisablePrivateBrowsing Disable Private Browsing. DisableProfileImport Disable the menu command to Import data from another browser. DisableProfileRefresh Disable the Refresh Firefox button in the about:support page. DisableSafeMode Disable the feature to restart in Safe Mode. Note: the Shift key to enter Safe Mode can only be disabled on Windows using Group Policy. DisableSecurityBypass Prevent the user from bypassing certain security warnings. DisableSetDesktopBackground Disable the menu command Set as Desktop Background for images. DisableSystemAddonUpdate Prevent the browser from installing and updating system add-ons. DisableTelemetry Turn off Telemetry. DisableThirdPartyModuleBlocking Prevent the user from blocking third-party modules that get injected into the Firefox process. DisplayBookmarksToolbar Display the Bookmarks Toolbar by default. DisplayMenuBar Display the Menu Bar by default. DNSOverHTTPS Configure DNS over HTTPS. DontCheckDefaultBrowser Disable check for default browser on startup. DownloadDirectory Set and lock the download directory. EnableTrackingProtection Enable or disable Content Blocking and optionally lock it. EncryptedMediaExtensions Enable or disable Encrypted Media Extensions and optionally lock it. ExemptDomainFileTypePairsFromFileTypeDownloadWarnings Disable warnings based on file extension for specific file types on domains. Extensions Install, uninstall or lock extensions. The Install option takes URLs or paths as parameters. The Uninstall and Locked options take extension IDs. ExtensionSettings Manage all aspects of extension installation. ExtensionUpdate Enable or disable automatic extension updates. FirefoxHome Configure Firefox Home. FirefoxSuggest Configure Firefox Suggest. GoToIntranetSiteForSingleWordEntryInAddressBar Force direct intranet site navigation instead of searching when typing single word entries in the address bar. Handlers Configure default application handlers. HardwareAcceleration If false, turn off hardware acceleration. Homepage Set and optionally lock the homepage. HttpAllowlist Origins that will not be upgraded to HTTPS. HttpsOnlyMode Allow HTTPS-Only Mode to be enabled. InstallAddonsPermission Allow certain websites to install add-ons. LegacyProfiles Disable the feature enforcing a separate profile for each installation. LegacySameSiteCookieBehaviorEnabled Enable default legacy SameSite cookie behavior setting. LegacySameSiteCookieBehaviorEnabledForDomainList Revert to legacy SameSite behavior for cookies on specified sites. LocalFileLinks Allow specific websites to link to local files. ManagedBookmarks Configures a list of bookmarks managed by an administrator that cannot be changed by the user. ManualAppUpdateOnly Allow manual updates only and do not notify the user about updates. NetworkPrediction Enable or disable network prediction (DNS prefetching). NewTabPage Enable or disable the New Tab page. NoDefaultBookmarks Disable creation of the default bookmarks bundled with Firefox, and the Smart Bookmarks (Most Visited, Recent Tags). Note: this policy is only effective if used before the first run of the profile. OfferToSaveLogins Enforce the setting to allow Firefox to offer to remember saved logins and passwords. Both true and false values are accepted. OfferToSaveLoginsDefault Set the default value for allowing Firefox to offer to remember saved logins and passwords. Both true and false values are accepted. OverrideFirstRunPage Override the first run page. Set this policy to blank if you want to disable the first run page. OverridePostUpdatePage Override the post-update “What’s New” page. Set this policy to blank if you want to disable the post-update page. PasswordManagerEnabled Enable saving passwords to the password manager. PasswordManagerExceptions Prevent Firefox from saving passwords for specific sites. PDFjs Disable or configure PDF.js, the built-in PDF viewer in Firefox. Permissions Configure permissions for camera, microphone, location, notifications, and autoplay. PictureInPicture Enable or disable Picture-in-Picture. PopupBlocking Allow certain websites to display popups by default. PostQuantumKeyAgreementEnabled Enable post-quantum key agreement for TLS. Preferences Set and lock the value for a subset of preferences. PrimaryPassword Require or prevent using a Primary Password. PrintingEnabled Enable or disable printing. PromptForDownloadLocation Ask where to save files when downloading. Proxy Configure proxy settings. RequestedLocales Set the list of requested locales for the application in order of preference. SanitizeOnShutdown Clear navigation data on shutdown. SearchBar Set the default location of the search bar. The user is still allowed to customize it. SearchEngines Configure search engine settings. This policy is only available on the Extended Support Release (ESR) version. SearchSuggestEnabled Enable or disable search suggestions. SecurityDevices Add or delete PKCS #11 modules. ShowHomeButton Show the home button on the toolbar. SSLVersionMax Set the maximum SSL version. SSLVersionMin Set the minimum SSL version. StartDownloadsInTempDirectory Force downloads to start off in a local, temporary location rather than the default download directory. SupportMenu Add a custom support menu item to the help menu. TranslateEnabled Enable or disable webpage translation. UserMessaging Don’t show certain messages to the user. UseSystemPrintDialog Print using the system print dialog. WebsiteFilter Block websites from being visited. See documentation for more details on the format. WindowsSSO Allow Windows single sign-on for Microsoft, work, and school accounts.

Asked by Bruce Swanson 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

From and subject on two separate lines

Latest Thunderbird update has placed the From and Subject fields on two separate lines in the classic view. Other views I have tried do not put these two fields on the s… (read more)

Latest Thunderbird update has placed the From and Subject fields on two separate lines in the classic view. Other views I have tried do not put these two fields on the same line which is what I have had for decades. I have essentially lost half the space I had to view contents of my email inbox and folders. How can I modify my view back to the way it was before with From and Subject on one line giving me a more compact view of things?

Asked by john_brayton 3 weeks ago

Last reply by david 3 weeks ago

Unified "Archive", "Junk", "Sent" in "Local Folders"

recently I learned how to point all accounts "archive" and "junk" and "Sent" to "local folders". But, Thunderbird continues to isolate archived messages into a separate … (read more)

recently I learned how to point all accounts "archive" and "junk" and "Sent" to "local folders". But, Thunderbird continues to isolate archived messages into a separate subfolder within each of my several email account(s) - I work with a unified inbox and prefer unified "Junk" and unified "Archive" and unified "Sent"... How do I do teach Thunderbird to start using the intended folder structure ?

Asked by ted31 5 months ago

Last reply by Jean Ricky 3 weeks ago

font-size of address bar, tabs, sidebar and toolbar

I tried to change the font-size of address bar, tabs, sidebar and toolbar using the method given in The method given in: [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../123946… (read more)

I tried to change the font-size of address bar, tabs, sidebar and toolbar using the method given in The method given in: [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1239467] gives no change at all of the font-size no matter the value I use. Any ideas? I'm using Windows 10 Firefox 127

Asked by janpaul.peters 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

Why does `mailnews.wraplength` exist?

See the previous, now archive post about it. If this option makes emails sent from Thunderbird to any other email client have arbitrary line breaks where the line change… (read more)

See the previous, now archive post about it.

If this option makes emails sent from Thunderbird to any other email client have arbitrary line breaks where the line changes in the view of the composer. Please explain to me like I am 5, why is this ON by default? I just spent hours wording and formatting a work email vital for my career just to find out it will most likely look like a poem to the person that reeds it. This mailnews.wraplength "feature" looks a lot like is there to signal to other non-Thunderbird users to use Thunderbird. I really really hope there is a good explanation for why `mailnews.wraplength` exists and is on by default.

Asked by arvamircea 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Matt 3 weeks ago

Help with Configuring 'Copies & Folders' Panel

Hello, I am new to Thunderbird and need help with configuring the 'Copies & Folders' tab in Thunderbird 115.12.2 (32 bit) running on Windows 10. Background: I have… (read more)

Hello,

I am new to Thunderbird and need help with configuring the 'Copies & Folders' tab in Thunderbird 115.12.2 (32 bit) running on Windows 10.

Background: I have just set up a pop3 account to download and locally store all incoming messages to my inbox and also to keep a copy of those messages on the server.

I want to store all sent messages for that pop3 account locally too, in a 'sent' folder.

Questions: 1. If I have more than one pop3 account set up like this, do I: (a) set up a separate 'sent' folder for each of those accounts; or (b) set up one 'sent' folder containing sent messages for all pop3 accounts, or (c) is it personal choice?

2. How do I set up: (a) a separate 'sent' folder for every pop3 account? (b) a single 'sent' folder for all pop3 accounts?

3. Can I keep a copy of all sent messages on the folder in addition to storing the locally; and if so how do I configure this?

4. How do I set up the Drafts & Templates section for the above scenario? My preference here would be to have one drafts folder for all pop3 accounts. I don't use templates.

5. If I uncheck the 'keep message archives in' check box, will that turn off automatic archiving and keep all incoming pop3 messages in the inbox?

6. Is there an up to date manual for Thunderbird? I can't find one.

Many thanks for your help with this.

Asked by paulincyberspace 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Matt 3 weeks ago

Email filters not working

Like all of us, I get bombarded with spam emails. So I set up filters to separate the "definitely spam" from "possibly spam". I've been doing this for many years now. But… (read more)

Like all of us, I get bombarded with spam emails. So I set up filters to separate the "definitely spam" from "possibly spam". I've been doing this for many years now. But recently, maybe for the past few months, I'm finding that these blacklist filters aren't working anymore. The filtering failure seems to be getting worse as time goes on. And, yes, I do a match on "any", but that still doesn't work. As I said above, my filtering rules used to work just fine, but possibly a new Thunderbird update several months ago broke filtering?

Also, is there a way for filtering on the message content URL? I find that sometimes that's the only way to distinguish spam.

Asked by Don Peters 4 months ago

Last reply by Matt 3 weeks ago