Incoming server already exists

I've been happily using Thunderbird for email for many years. Recently, the gmail OAuth2 requirement has made my POP3 accounts quit working. Currently on 38.5 for Windo… (read more)

I've been happily using Thunderbird for email for many years. Recently, the gmail OAuth2 requirement has made my POP3 accounts quit working. Currently on 38.5 for Windows 10.

Following various posts, I've tried to convert two specific email accounts to imap, and things are not going well.

My primary email is already imap and works fine. I've tried multiple times to convert the other two, and my current state is I've deleted those two accounts entirely (via Account Actions). When I try to install Existing Account, I eventually get to the point where the server config seems correct, but hitting "Done" results in the above message. I'd be surprised if imap.gmail.com can only support one email address. The emails are named differently, and use different passwords. Imap is enabled via browser based access to both accounts.

Incoming server imap.gmail.com:993 Outgoing smtp.gmail.com:465

Asked by jjgurley 1 week ago

Last reply by jjgurley 1 day ago

Autoplay is blocked when opening link in New Tab without switching to it

So, despite selecting "Allow Audio and Video" in the Site Preferences, "AUTOPLAY BLOCKED" continues to show on a tab, and it only goes away once I access the tab. This pa… (read more)

So, despite selecting "Allow Audio and Video" in the Site Preferences, "AUTOPLAY BLOCKED" continues to show on a tab, and it only goes away once I access the tab. This particularly happens on Youtube media.

You may find attached to this question an image of my about:config settings.

What further can be done to fix this?

Asked by icywiddow 1 week ago

Last reply by icywiddow 6 days ago

Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt.

I wanted to get an couple new addons to my firefox browser. But whenever I try to get one i get the message 'Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt… (read more)

I wanted to get an couple new addons to my firefox browser. But whenever I try to get one i get the message 'Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt' whether I save the file and install it in windows, or trey to install at the firefox addons page. I have done multiple re-installs of the latest browser, cleaned every file out of the system, even joined this community in case I have to get some kind of membership to get addons.

I am out of ideas to solve the problem, and I cannot find anywhere on the internet where the 'Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt'. problem I have is solved. Please help.

jkumpire

Asked by jkumpire 6 days ago

Last reply by jkumpire 4 days ago

https://community.adobe.com "You are not allowed to access this site"

Firefox won't connect to "https://community.adobe.com" Error "You are not allowed to access this site" Disabled all add-ons didn't fix it! Works fine in Chrome, Etc … (read more)

Firefox won't connect to "https://community.adobe.com" Error "You are not allowed to access this site" Disabled all add-ons didn't fix it! Works fine in Chrome, Etc

Asked by acct3 1 week ago

Last reply by acct3 4 days ago

Thunderbird Freezing Consistently five minutes or more when using Teamup calendar (win10)

Hello, all. Ever since I upgraded Thunderbird to 91.9.0 (64-bit), it has been freezing consistently and repeatedly - upon startup, and every 30 minutes, it freezes for ap… (read more)

Hello, all.

Ever since I upgraded Thunderbird to 91.9.0 (64-bit), it has been freezing consistently and repeatedly - upon startup, and every 30 minutes, it freezes for approximately 5 minutes and 40 seconds. Then it unfreezes and works fine. But then 24 minutes and 20 seconds later, it freezes once again, going "Not Responding" in Windows 10.

When it freezes, Thunderbird uses 12-16% of my CPU, and memory usage steadily climbs, going up 0.1-0.2Mb each second, and goes back down to normal on the unfreeze.

Now, what have I done? It still happens in Troubleshooting mode. It happens in Troubleshooting mode while Windows is in Safe Mode With Networking. Adding an exception in my antivirus (NOD32) did nothing, as did turning off Allow Windows Search Messages in Advanced. Turning off Check For New Messages in Account settings does nothing. Nothing consistent shows up in the Error Console either, but I'm not a coder, so don't really know what to look for.

Ideas?

Thanks.

Asked by lindgoldnz 1 month ago

Last reply by lindgoldnz 1 month ago

  • Archived

STILL NEED HELP: TB for Mac reverts to old version on startup and hangs (see last replies)? Solution: went back to using Mac Mail

(continued from https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1318142 ) When I finally installed the most recent Thunderbird update, to 78.7.0, it crashed and I lost everyt… (read more)

(continued from https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1318142 )

When I finally installed the most recent Thunderbird update, to 78.7.0, it crashed and I lost everything, including specialized mail folders and settings.

Is it possible to go back to a date just before that crash, to retrieve and reinstall those folders and settings/prefs via Time Machine on my Mac desktop? It's certainly not the easiest way to do this, but I don't know how else to get all of that back.

Thank you!

Asked by Mickey 1 year ago

Last reply by Mickey 1 year ago

Saving web page usually fails, until retried

I notice some reported this problem in 2020, in a post that's been archived. I reported it previously in a different post, but I may not have provided enough information.… (read more)

I notice some reported this problem in 2020, in a post that's been archived.

I reported it previously in a different post, but I may not have provided enough information. I am using currently 91.10.0esr (64-bit) on openSUSE Leap 15.3 Linux.

When I right click on a web page, and choose "Save Page As..." from the menu that appears in response to the right click, then choose "Web Page, complete (*.htm *.html)" as how to save the page, Firefox goes through some process, something is placed on the disk drive. But often, the status of the download shows as "Failed". That is until I retry the download. I've even been able to "Show all downloads" and click on an icon to retry it, sometimes days or weeks later, without even re-visiting the web page which was originally saved, but after clicking on the icon to retry saving the page, the status shows as "Completed". It could just be an issue with Firefox reporting the status, rather than an actual failure.

Is this a "bug"/"error" in the program code for Firefox? If so, is there someway to report it, or will this post serve as such a report?

I'd appreciate any helpful thoughts.

Asked by toes314 3 weeks ago

Last reply by toes314 1 day ago

Why can’t I find quartzbenefits.com on Firefox app? According to Quartz, its page is available for Firefox, too.

Why can’t I find quartzbenefits.com on Firefox app? According to Quartz, its page is available for Firefox, too. Note: I used Firefox for a long time, and stopped after… (read more)

Why can’t I find quartzbenefits.com on Firefox app? According to Quartz, its page is available for Firefox, too. Note: I used Firefox for a long time, and stopped after getting a new phone, and now I already have the Firefox app. There are a lot of changes now. I am using the app to access the benefits on quartzbebefits.com. The result 0?! I have signed up for an account with Firefox already. What else could prevent me from finding quartzbenefits.com?

Asked by anbt 2 weeks ago

Last reply by anbt 4 days ago

Sent Email

My emails that I write and send are no longer going to my sent mail. I do not even know if the mail was actually successfully sent. Why is this?

Asked by monica16 3 days ago

Last reply by monica16 1 day ago

Make composition of new email look like the saved in sent messages?

Greetings, What I want to accomplish is having the composition of a new email look like the message that gets saved in the sent folder. The message (after it's sent) loo… (read more)

Greetings,

What I want to accomplish is having the composition of a new email look like the message that gets saved in the sent folder.

The message (after it's sent) looks exactly how I'd like to have it look, when I'm writing a new email.

The new emails are all small text and no hyperlinks are showing. Can someone point me to a setting change to accomplish this?

Thank you!

Steve

Asked by Steve Karl 1 week ago

Last reply by Steve Karl 6 days ago

firefox wrongly flags video as geoblocked

Hello Mozilla support I wanted to view the video at this site - https://www.daserste.de/information/reportage-dokumentation/dokus/videos/die-recyclingluege-video-102.html… (read more)

Hello Mozilla support

I wanted to view the video at this site -

https://www.daserste.de/information/reportage-dokumentation/dokus/videos/die-recyclingluege-video-102.html

(The site is German public TV)

Firefox (my default browser) says the video is geoblocked outside Germany, and my DNS proxy will not unblock it.

I tried again with Chrome browser, no problem, the video is not blocked, didn't need the DNS proxy.

Could this be a firefox problem? It seems bizarre - a small proportion of videos from the site are in fact geoblocked, most are available internationally. And always previously, whenever I encountered a blocked video, my DNS proxy would unblock it. But not for this video.

Any ideas as to what's going on?

Thanks, Fraidy . (Firefox 101.0.1 64 bit Windows 7)

Asked by Fraidy 4 days ago

Last reply by Fraidy 6 hours ago

firefox can't save files on my google drive with ubuntu 22.04

Good afternoon. I just made a clean install of Ubuntu 22.04 in my system. I use Firefox, to navigate, study and download diverse things, including work files. When I trie… (read more)

Good afternoon. I just made a clean install of Ubuntu 22.04 in my system. I use Firefox, to navigate, study and download diverse things, including work files. When I tried to download those files in my google drive, it shows me the folder which I will use, everything right, but when I hit "Save", nothing happens. Do you know which is the problem? I can access drive from "files" from Ubuntu without problem, upload and download files... Thanks in advance.

Orlando

Asked by osposto 2 weeks ago

Last reply by osposto 5 days ago

Autofill not working after last update

Autofill for payment and address information has stopped working. The option to choose one will come up, but when you click it, nothing fills in. Password autofill has be… (read more)

Autofill for payment and address information has stopped working. The option to choose one will come up, but when you click it, nothing fills in. Password autofill has been working, though.

Asked by jayneeyoung91 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jayneeyoung91 4 days ago

Thunderbird print preview hangs

Attempting to print an email, Thunderbird print preview hangs. I searched solutions but thread has closed and applies to previous versions of Thunderbird. The option of … (read more)

Attempting to print an email, Thunderbird print preview hangs. I searched solutions but thread has closed and applies to previous versions of Thunderbird. The option of resetting printer by right clicking on print_printer is not available in this version.

Afte deleting error logs, restarting Thunderbird and attempting to again print an email, the error log returns the following:

Unexpected event profile-after-change URLQueryStrippingListService.jsm:224 Unrecognized URL: mailbox://Local Folders/Inbox Unknown Collection "thunderbird/query-stripping" RemoteSettingsClient.jsm:160 Successfully loaded OpenPGP library rnp.dll version 0.16+git20220124.f06439f7.MZLA from C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Thunderbird\rnp.dll RNPLib.jsm:92:15 Found 0 public keys and 0 secret keys (0 protected, 0 unprotected) RNPLib.jsm:288:15 Trying to load C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Thunderbird\libotr.dll OTRLib.jsm:64:11 Successfully loaded OTR library C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Thunderbird\libotr.dll OTRLib.jsm:72:13 tb.account.size_on_disk - Truncating float/double number. 2 tb.account.size_on_disk - Attempted to set the scalar to an incompatible value. 2 tb.account.size_on_disk - Truncating float/double number. 6 services.settings: thunderbird/hijack-blocklists has signature disabled RemoteSettingsClient.jsm:1027 Calendar: Couldn't find (GMT+10:00) Brisbane 12 CalTimezoneService.jsm:206 printUI: Printer has empty paperList: undefined using fallbackPaperList print.js:1194 this.availablePrinters[target.printerName] is undefined print.js:1344

Asked by bonta 3 days ago

Last reply by bonta 2 days ago

Home page won't open on boot

After last or previous update, Firefox does not load home page. Get message with last tabs: Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back. We are having trouble res… (read more)

After last or previous update, Firefox does not load home page. Get message with last tabs:

Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back.

We are having trouble restoring your last browsing session. Select Restore Session to try again.

Still not able to restore your session? Sometimes a tab is causing the issue. View previous tabs, remove the checkmark from the tabs you don’t need to recover, and then restore.

Did all this it is still happening. Last time removing some file folder did not correct. Do not want it to restore last session!

What is causing this?

James

Asked by JJEULER 2 weeks ago

Last reply by JJEULER 4 days ago

Clicking on Archive causes long interface freeze up

No matter what I do, clicking on Archive will cause TB to freeze up for 5+ minutes. I don't know what else to try. I have 200,000 headers in my Gmail Archive. Is that sim… (read more)

No matter what I do, clicking on Archive will cause TB to freeze up for 5+ minutes. I don't know what else to try. I have 200,000 headers in my Gmail Archive. Is that simply too much to TB?

Here's what I've tried:

  • I have created and recreated my profile. Uninstalled and started from scratch countless times.
  • I have tried new installs of TB on Windows (11), Mac (Monterey) and Linux (Arch/Gnome).
  • I have tried the Stable release and the Beta (102.b8).
  • I have changed sync to not keep (or to keep) messages on device.
  • I have lowered sync to 30 days.
  • On the Windows version, I have turned off Windows Search integration and whitelisted my profile in Windows Defender.

I'm at a loss. I like TB, but I can't fear a 5+ minute freeze by clicking on Archive. Ideas?

Asked by BenjaminNYC 2 days ago

Last reply by BenjaminNYC 2 days ago

Firefox not closing properly

Hi, For a couple of weeks I've noticed, that at night when I close Firefox and prepare to turn off my computer, the Firefox browser does not close properly. I've also not… (read more)

Hi,

For a couple of weeks I've noticed, that at night when I close Firefox and prepare to turn off my computer, the Firefox browser does not close properly.

I've also noticed that it takes a while for the browser to close. Maybe a minute or more as opposed to immediately as had been in the past. I've attached a picture and I always 'click' Quit Firefox.

I'm on an iMac running Monterey 12.4.

Thanks very much!

Asked by Heavy D 1 week ago

Last reply by Heavy D 6 days ago