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Can't add more than one cc recipient

I have just now set up the new version of Thunderbird. I must have made some mistake in setting up my new account. I can enter the "to" from my address book but cannot … (read more)

I have just now set up the new version of Thunderbird. I must have made some mistake in setting up my new account. I can enter the "to" from my address book but cannot figure out how to send "cc" to multiple addresses. I can send with one cc recipient but can't figure out how to include multiple cc recipients.

I love Thunderbird - it is a great email system.

As you can guess from such a fundamental question, I am quite elderly and not a teckie.

Any chance that one of the youngsters among your volunteers can help an old man out?

Asked by William Dean 5 months ago

Answered by Wayne Mery 5 months ago

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Thunderbird 78 Import from Windows Live Mail

Hi; Have Thunderbird v78.0.1 (32bit). Tried importing items, (EML format), from Windows Live Mail v2011 Build 15.4. Used Thunderbird's built in Import Tool. Kept gettin… (read more)

Hi;

Have Thunderbird v78.0.1 (32bit). Tried importing items, (EML format), from Windows Live Mail v2011 Build 15.4.

Used Thunderbird's built in Import Tool. Kept getting: "Can't find other e-mail programs" even though Live Mail is still installed.

Downloaded importexporttools_ng-4.1.0-tb.xpi AND importexporttools-3.3.2-sm+tb(1).xpi. Both show "Not for v78.0.1".

Would someone kindly point me in the right direction so that I can Import Windows Live Mail Accounts & E-Mails into Thunderbird v78.0.1 (32bit)?

Thank You.

Andy

Asked by Andy118 7 months ago

Answered by sfhowes 7 months ago

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Email backgrounds and text colors have inverted

My Thunderbird updated today, and suddenly all of my emails are showing white text on black backgrounds, except for those incoming emails that have their own color scheme… (read more)

My Thunderbird updated today, and suddenly all of my emails are showing white text on black backgrounds, except for those incoming emails that have their own color schemes. In those cases, the text appears pretty dark against the black background. Changing themes doesn't seem to make a difference. Was there something in the update that made this happen? How do I fix it?

Asked by vahost 7 months ago

Answered by sfhowes 7 months ago

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Automatic update to Thunderbird 78.4.0 - Can no longer send of receive email

An automatic update on October 23rd from 68.12.1 to 78.4.0 and I can no longer send of receive email. The error message is: Sending of the message failed. Peer using un… (read more)

An automatic update on October 23rd from 68.12.1 to 78.4.0 and I can no longer send of receive email. The error message is:

Sending of the message failed. Peer using unsupported version of security protocol. The configuration related to mail.hiwaay.net must be corrected.

I have used Thuderbird with hiwaay.net for 20 years and would prefer to role back to 68.12.1, the update installed on October 1, if possible. Thank you much! Nancy

Asked by william35 4 months ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 4 months ago

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Dark theme

Hi, I'm using Thunderbird 68.8.0 (32-bit) on Windows 10. My work account is based off gmail. I tried switching to the dark theme- but it seems the emails themselves still… (read more)

Hi, I'm using Thunderbird 68.8.0 (32-bit) on Windows 10. My work account is based off gmail. I tried switching to the dark theme- but it seems the emails themselves still appear in a white background with the dark text. Tested for plain text mails, calendar invites as well.

Does anyone know of a workaround to get a true dark mode on actual emails as well? Thanks !

Asked by Raghav 9 months ago

Answered by sfhowes 9 months ago

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Password

I wanted a phone no. so I could call. Today Thunderbird decided to no longer accept my password and there is no route for getting to Thunderbird to find the problem or g… (read more)

I wanted a phone no. so I could call. Today Thunderbird decided to no longer accept my password and there is no route for getting to Thunderbird to find the problem or get another accepted password. Bruce Lowrey. brucelowrey@comcast.net, but it does not work since Thunderbird is not accepting my password. 816-254-8105

Asked by BruceLowrey 5 months ago

Answered by Matt 5 months ago

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Incompatible plugins after upgrading to newer versions.

Hi folks. I am quite angry. Again. I was not aware enough and allowed to install newest Thunderbird version. I realized after restart that only ONE of my plugins works. I… (read more)

Hi folks. I am quite angry. Again. I was not aware enough and allowed to install newest Thunderbird version. I realized after restart that only ONE of my plugins works. I am quite addicted on some of them. THIS happened at least 2nd time... Now i have to pray, that authors will modify his plugins. I am quite sure that i am not alone. Best of all: I immediately tried to downgrade back to previous version, but that version refuses to run, because it detected that newer version already modified something in system. 1)Is there some trick how to cheat that situation? I used standard approach: backed up my profile data, uninstalled new version and installed last working version. 2)Is there any possibility to convince authors to add this feature?: BEFORE install of newer version will installer check which plugins (and other consequences) will be nonfunctional an ask user if he really want to proceed? It should be simple, because it offers identical functionality AFTER install. But in that moment is already all crippled and there is no way back. Martin

Asked by martin180 3 months ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 3 months ago

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Version 78.4.0 -- incompatibility with gmail

When trying to create a new email account the following problem was encountered. Step 1: create a new gmail account at Google. Step 2: verify the new account works via th… (read more)

When trying to create a new email account the following problem was encountered.

Step 1: create a new gmail account at Google. Step 2: verify the new account works via the web interface Step 3: log out and log back in to that account via the web to verify login credentials Step 3: create a new Thunderbird account using that same new email address

See the video below for the problem. I hope there is a work-around or a solution. This problem appears in both new accounts and existing accounts where the password has recently been changed.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ULnZJ2jR5GY0m2WH7xUHPE1l-b4d7tnN/view?usp=sharing

Asked by carswellb58 4 months ago

Answered by sfhowes 4 months ago

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cant send E mail in TB # 78.4.0

Cant Send E mail in TB only. Same E mail account works perfect in web mail based yahoo. Can receive ok in TB, just cant send. iphone send & receive is all problem fre… (read more)

Cant Send E mail in TB only. Same E mail account works perfect in web mail based yahoo. Can receive ok in TB, just cant send. iphone send & receive is all problem free. No settings chg. since 2016, using win7 professional, google. Account. is thru att.net. Upgraded with the security key as suggested in prev. TB messages. Worked fine until today. Disabled Norton & win protection. No help, all settings are the same for years: try to send mail, dialog box pops up: Login to server outbound.att.net with username xxx@att.net failed. 3 choice boxes: 'retry'/'enter new password'/'cancel.' Created a new PW when I acquired the new security key code from att. Settings: outbound.att.net (default) /port 465/SSL-TLS/Normal PW. IMAP MAIL SERVER: imap.mail.att.net /port 993 Have entered correct PW in dialog box many times with the same result. Have no idea what is wrong in sending mail only.

Asked by jasonwg1214 4 months ago

Answered by sfhowes 4 months ago

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A chaque connexion je suis obligé de saisir les mots de passe de mes différentes adresses alors que j'ai bien coché la case "utiliser le gestionnaire"

Bonjour, A chaque connexion de Thunderbird, je suis obligé de ressaisir les mots de passe de mes différentes adresses + mot de passe principal alors que j'ai bien coché l… (read more)

Bonjour,

A chaque connexion de Thunderbird, je suis obligé de ressaisir les mots de passe de mes différentes adresses + mot de passe principal alors que j'ai bien coché la case "utiliser le gestionnaire de mot de passe" ...

J'ai tenté une désinstallation de Thunderbird et réinstallation mais cela n'a rien fait.

Je suis sous windows 10.

Merci de votre aide.

Asked by merlette 9 months ago

Answered by sfhowes 9 months ago

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Cannot add contacts to mailing list

I am a new user to Thunderbird and have downloaded and installed the latest version. I am trying to create mailing lists from my contacts and have followed the guidance g… (read more)

I am a new user to Thunderbird and have downloaded and installed the latest version. I am trying to create mailing lists from my contacts and have followed the guidance given here online. If I create a new Mailing List I cannot add contacts to it by dragging and dropping. If I pick up a contact, I can drag and drop it to other folders but if I try to drop the contact into a mailing list I get a circle with a diagonal line across it and nothing happens. I am running Windows 10 and have tried on both my desktop and laptop with no success - am I missing something?

Asked by dougsteptoe 5 months ago

Answered by dougsteptoe 5 months ago

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Thunderbird 78 different password for sending and receiving emails

I have a setup with different servers for incomping and outgoing mails (for spam filtering reasons). It appears that I am unable to set different passwords in TB 78. Is t… (read more)

I have a setup with different servers for incomping and outgoing mails (for spam filtering reasons). It appears that I am unable to set different passwords in TB 78. Is there a work around?

Regards Allan

Asked by allan34 5 months ago

Answered by Stans 5 months ago

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Migrating the profile of an older version to the latest version 78

I have been using a very old version of Thunderbird (3.1.20) and I now need to move to the latest version. I am hoping it will be possible to migrate the old profile in i… (read more)

I have been using a very old version of Thunderbird (3.1.20) and I now need to move to the latest version. I am hoping it will be possible to migrate the old profile in its entirety, with folders, stored POP mail, addresses and accounts to the latest version. I understand about editing profiles.ini to point to a backup copy of the old profile instead of the default profile, but I am not sure if the profile structure has been changed in later versions. Would I do this using the Profile Manager? Does it allow you to browse to a Profile backup location?

Also the existing paths in profiles.ini now seem to have slashes rather than backslashes. Is this a change I have to make in the editing of the path to the old profile I want to use?

Thanks for you patience. Dave

Asked by firefox845 4 months ago

Answered by Wayne Mery 4 months ago

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Cannot send messages

I have completed each step in the "Cannot send messages" tutorial. Nothing helped. I am at the last step: "create a new support request." Three images attached: --erro… (read more)

I have completed each step in the "Cannot send messages" tutorial. Nothing helped. I am at the last step: "create a new support request."

Three images attached: --error message --SMTP server settings --Outgoing server settings

Other info requested: --Mail provider: bresnan.net --ISP: Spectrum.net --Antivirus sorftware: Norton 360 --Operating system: Windows 10 home, 10.0.18363 (Dell XPS 8900 x64-based PC) --Thunderbird version: 68.11.0 (32-bit)

I have internet access. I can send and receive email when logged into the Spectrum.net website. I can send email to my other account (gmail) using Thunderbird. My problem is not being able to send email using Thunderbird.

Please advise. THANK YOU!

Ed B.

Asked by eboenisch 6 months ago

Answered by thomas8 4 months ago

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Text and Background colors.

The background color on the screen for composing a message is black, and the text is red. This happens for when using "Write" to open the composing screen, or using a te… (read more)

The background color on the screen for composing a message is black, and the text is red. This happens for when using "Write" to open the composing screen, or using a template to compose. Even though the background and text during composition is black and red, respectively, the sent message is on a white background with black text. I would like the screen for composing the message to also be white text with black background and for those to be the default colors. Thank you.

Asked by Mark B72 4 months ago

Answered by Stans 4 months ago

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Recent Update from Thunderbird Ver 68 to 78.

Hi: I've just by mistake downloaded the Thunderbird Update from Ver 68 to 78 and I want to go back to the Version 68 - could you provide me with the details how to do it,… (read more)

Hi: I've just by mistake downloaded the Thunderbird Update from Ver 68 to 78 and I want to go back to the Version 68 - could you provide me with the details how to do it, please? Your earlier advice would be greatly appreciated ...! Many thanks. Tony H.

Asked by thorsak 5 months ago

Last reply by Wayne Mery 4 months ago

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compare use of local folders to archiving

I am using TBird 68.7. I use IMAP and have set up numerous local folders where I store my emails. I move things from my Inbox to my local folders for storage, both to f… (read more)

I am using TBird 68.7. I use IMAP and have set up numerous local folders where I store my emails. I move things from my Inbox to my local folders for storage, both to free up the inbox, and so they aren't online where they can be hacked. How does this differ from setting of archives and a folder structure to store my emails? Do archives reside in a separate place on my HD so that the TBird profiles folder does not become as large. I have read all the archive articles and they describe how to do it (which I understand) but not why I would want to do it. Please advise.

Asked by eberger5 10 months ago

Answered by Stans 10 months ago

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Problém s prijímaním pošty po aktualizácii Thunderbird na 78.2.2

Po aktualizácii Thunderbird z 68.12.0 na 78.2.2. nefunguje prijatie pošty jednej z mailových schránok. V Thubderbirde mám nastavené tri rôzne emailové schránky, po aktua… (read more)

Po aktualizácii Thunderbird z 68.12.0 na 78.2.2. nefunguje prijatie pošty jednej z mailových schránok. V Thubderbirde mám nastavené tri rôzne emailové schránky, po aktualizácii dve fungujú bez problémov. Jedná má problém s prijatím správ. Nestiahne aktuálne správy a nevypíše ani chybu. Správa sa ale odoslať dá. Skúsil som konto odstrániť a nastaviť nanovo a pri nastavení všetkých údajov Thunderbird konto nevytvorí a napíše "Thunderbirdu sa nepodarilo nájsť nastavenie pre Váš poštový účet". Skúšal som prihlásiť konto aj na iných mailových klientoch, tam všetko funguje bez problémov. Vopred ďakujem za pomoc, alebo radu.

Asked by military.mg 5 months ago

Answered by svlad2009 5 months ago

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Solved: The RETR command did not succeed. Error retrieving a message. Mail server pop-server.woh.rr.com responded: no such message

I have seen this problem posted several times without a solution and having fixed it, I am making the effort to let all know the answer. Here is the error / problem: "The… (read more)

I have seen this problem posted several times without a solution and having fixed it, I am making the effort to let all know the answer.

Here is the error / problem: "The RETR command did not succeed. Error retrieving a message. Mail server pop-server.woh.rr.com responded: no such message."

I had this happen some time ago on another pop on RR mail server and logging in via Web Mail and deleting the emails worked BUT.. It happened again on another pop account and it did not work.. So... I nuked the pop via the master account and re-added it.. nothing so, I ran check disk thinking a FAT corruption NOPE, I restored a MOZBACK of Thunderbird from like a month ago Ziltch.. I called useless RR support and nothing!

FINALLY *Scratching Head*.. In there change your Junk mail options to "delete the email". I had one junk email stuck in there and after refreshing that page..That one Junk Email was gone and THEN Thunderbird worked checking that pop..

WAHLAH!

I hate when the simplest of things do not work and it pissed me off nobody had the answer.. HERE YOU ALL GO!

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Leda937@woh.rr.com

Asked by LedaOhio 6 years ago

Answered by LedaOhio 6 years ago