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Lost address book

Here's what I did: - Copied the <Thunderbird/Profiles> folder - Uninstalled Thunderbird 60 - Installed Thunderbird 68 - Copied <Profiles> folder into new copy… (funda kabanzi)

Here's what I did: - Copied the <Thunderbird/Profiles> folder - Uninstalled Thunderbird 60 - Installed Thunderbird 68 - Copied <Profiles> folder into new copy of Thunderbird - There was no Address Book, completely blank.

How do I get my Address Book back?

I have an Aug copy of <Profiles> that might have the Address Book in it but it will not have all E-mails. What files, exactly, would I need to copy from the Aug Profile to the new copy of Thunderbird to get my Address Book back (if that is possible)?

Any and all help is appreciated. I REALLY do not want to reconstruct my Address Book, it have 700+ addresses...

MilusC

Asked by MilusC 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by Buster 1 unyaka odlule

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Update Thunderbird and lost 11 out of 13 add ons

Hello I updated from version 60.? to 68.2 tonight and 11 out of my 13 add ons no longer work (legacies) I've said it before but TB updates are getting to be as problemati… (funda kabanzi)

Hello

I updated from version 60.? to 68.2 tonight and 11 out of my 13 add ons no longer work (legacies)

I've said it before but TB updates are getting to be as problematic as Window updates.

Don't the idiot developers understand why this is not acceptable? I can barely use Thunderbird tonight.

TB may be free but I make voluntary contributions to Mozilla but not for this shit.

Continue like this and very few people will bother to write add-ons for TB and very few people will bother to install them either.

TB say that updates have improvements but it's one step forward and 11 steps back tonight for me.

Can a volunteer answer this please and pass it on to development?

Thanks

Asked by SafeTex 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by sjmanning 1 unyaka odlule

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How to revert from Beta 88.0b1 (64-bit) back to normal release channel?

I need to get out of the Beta releases ...88.0b1 (64-bit) ... and back to regular release. How do I do that and retain all the emails, address books and Enigmail settings… (funda kabanzi)

I need to get out of the Beta releases ...88.0b1 (64-bit) ... and back to regular release.

How do I do that and retain all the emails, address books and Enigmail settings?

I have tried starting the beta with "Thunderbird --allow-downgrade" but the version remains the same Beta 88.

Asked by kufurst 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by ska.adley 8 izinyanga ezidlule

I cant download from google drive on firefox version 95.0.2 windows 10

Whenever I try to download something off my google drive, text pops up in the bottom left corner, but then nothing happens. It works just fine on microsoft edge, so I thi… (funda kabanzi)

Whenever I try to download something off my google drive, text pops up in the bottom left corner, but then nothing happens. It works just fine on microsoft edge, so I think its a firefox issue and not a google drive issue. I tried refreshing my browser, deleting my cookies, updating my browser, turning off enhanced tracking protection, and anything else I could think of. Please help.

Asked by nathanogrodowczyk 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 inyanga edlule

How to repair or re-create missing profiles.ini and installs.ini files ?

On another user's account, cannot go back to earlier FF version, profile files missing. Cannot start _any_ revision, old or current (using OSX Sierra on that user & d… (funda kabanzi)

On another user's account, cannot go back to earlier FF version, profile files missing. Cannot start _any_ revision, old or current (using OSX Sierra on that user & different FF versions - the shared data you see her is NOT the same ) details here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1356226

I don't see the profiles.ini and installs.ini files within the Profiles folder. I see the general format from looking at good ones in my own Profile.

Don't understand why some are "locked."

How do I re-create them using the existing Profile names, and how do I denote which to startup using (the default folder?) Can't find any Help files to explain.

This is driving me mad, we are using the same physical computer because mine broke, so I start it up off an external drive containing my drive, then I have to shut down & restart on the internal drive to work on it, but then I don't have access to my saved files or to post on the forum.

Asked by FireFoxSucks 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 2 izinyanga ezidlule

move android from Ff nightly to beta?

Please tell me how to go back to Firefox "regular" or Ff Beta from Ff Nightly for Android. I can't stand not being able to bookmark easily and *especially* miss adding b… (funda kabanzi)

Please tell me how to go back to Firefox "regular" or Ff Beta from Ff Nightly for Android.

I can't stand not being able to bookmark easily and *especially* miss adding bookmarks to my home page(s) and the endless update is interruptive. My phone is very slow as it is. 

Thanks. I am afraid to migrate Firefox "backwards" from Nightly to beta or just ordinary. I lost all my bookmarks a year ago by uninstalling Instagram which somehow wiped out Firefox as well.

Many thanks.

Asked by filterfeeder 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Seburo 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Firefox browser doesn't open in Win7 64bit

Hello everyone I re-install my win7 recently. I can get the firefox browser installed whitout any errors but it doesn't open. However I can see it's open in task manager… (funda kabanzi)

Hello everyone I re-install my win7 recently. I can get the firefox browser installed whitout any errors but it doesn't open. However I can see it's open in task manager in processes tab. what would be the problem? please advise

Asked by Sal 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 3 izinyanga ezidlule

AOL security update by 7DEC21 requires new account, best way to migrate email files?

NOTE: I do NOT have a solution, the email with that comment was clicked on accidentally. Note that when creating a brand new email in Thunderbird with the extra security … (funda kabanzi)

NOTE: I do NOT have a solution, the email with that comment was clicked on accidentally.

Note that when creating a brand new email in Thunderbird with the extra security step, it did NOT utilize OAuth. That is NOT what happens in the new security process.

If I re-create my existing email, will TB glitch? How do I migrate my existing POP folders to the "new" version of the account?

AOL security update by 7DEC21 requires creating a new account, best way to migrate email files? Notably their instructions don't mention this...

Anyone do this already? Any glitches? What's the easiest way to put your old account data into the new one?

How does TB handle the fact that you have two identical emails with separate accounts, differing only in that one-time password?

And how do you access that password entry popup that ONLY appears during account setup?

Asked by FireFoxSucks 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by k.quilt 1 inyanga edlule

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Importing contacts from Windows Live Mail

Have spent HRS searching your site and others for help!!! Trying to import contacts from WIndows Live Mail. All instructions I've tried to follow are WRONG INFO!!! It's… (funda kabanzi)

Have spent HRS searching your site and others for help!!! Trying to import contacts from WIndows Live Mail. All instructions I've tried to follow are WRONG INFO!!! It's disappointing that TB can't import contacts DIRECTLY from WLM's contact.edb file, but I've gone into WLM and exported the contacts into VCF form as recommended by TB. However, the directions then say to go to Thunderbird Address Book and go to Tools > MoreFunctionsForAddressBook > Actions for Contacts > Import vCard / VCF. NO SUCH OPTION EXISTS!!!! I've downloaded the latest version of TB, and under tools there is ONLY Address Book, IMPORT, EXPORT and OPTIONS. I've gone to import, and walked thru the steps, choosing to import VCF, then chose the folder location, but it opens the location folder showing ALL INDIVIDUAL CONTACTS, and there is NO WAY TO CHOOSE ALL, I can only click on ONE AT A TIME!!! ???? However, even when doing that, it places that contact in the address book list AS A NEW LIST/ADDRESS BOOK!!! There is NO WAY to force that vcf file to into the default existing "ADDRESS BOOK" there, I have gone in circles a hundred times, trying different things, but same result everytime. Then everytime I search for help on this issue, I come across different directions. SOME places say TB cannot directly import MESSAGES from WLM either, and those must be exported (DUMB in the case of a computer that is unable to boot and/or open WLM). Other places say TB CAN INDEED import messages directly from WLM's storage folders!!! Some places said press CTRL-A to select all vcf files in the export folder - NOPE!!! Still doesn't work. HOW DO I IMPORT CONTACTS???????

Asked by ghostsurfer63 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by Joseph NLOGA 1 unyaka odlule

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Deleting old emails massively INCREASES file size!

God's morrow, Gentlefolk and folkesses. I'm trying to migrate Thunderbird to a new coputer. Horrified to see that the Thunderbird folder was 26 GB, I deleted thousands o… (funda kabanzi)

God's morrow, Gentlefolk and folkesses. I'm trying to migrate Thunderbird to a new coputer. Horrified to see that the Thunderbird folder was 26 GB, I deleted thousands of old emails, emptied all deleted item folders, deleted all archives, restarted the computer and then went to check on the size of the new "much slimmer" folder.

After deleting masses of unwanted data, the folder size has INCREASED to 33GB!

What to do?

Blessed be Karma Singh

Asked by Karma Singh 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by sfhowes 12 izinyanga ezidlule

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Trouble accessing a dozen Gmail imap accounts, only one works. Win10 on AT&T. Possible network issue.

Windows 10 updated automatically and shut off my Thunderbirds access to the server. Now when I try to re-enter my accounts, I have to do it manually as it does not specif… (funda kabanzi)

Windows 10 updated automatically and shut off my Thunderbirds access to the server. Now when I try to re-enter my accounts, I have to do it manually as it does not specify IMAP or SMTP.

I have a dozen Gmail accounts, all basically identical. Just a few letters in the username are the difference. I got one of these to work inbound and outbound. I can’t get any of the others to work with Identical account settings and appropriate passwords for the inbound IMAP side of each account. Outbound I am entering in the same account name and password for every new account matching the SMTP settings of the one account that works.

I have closed and restarted Thunderbird, deleted and reinstalled it, nothing works. With all these maneuvers I just lucked out and got one account to work somehow and I cannot replicate it.

Any ideas? Thanks in advance

Asked by 617d 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Wayne Mery 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Recover Thunderbird files from bad disk that will not boot

The C: drive on my computer failed suddenly and I had to recover the system from a backup that was several months old. I did a LOT of work on Thunderbird since that last… (funda kabanzi)

The C: drive on my computer failed suddenly and I had to recover the system from a backup that was several months old. I did a LOT of work on Thunderbird since that last backup, and I want to transfer the messages that were updated to my new C: drive. Is there a way I can copy the files with the messages from my bad hard drive to Thunderbird on the new drive so I can compare the folders? The bad disk shows so many read errors that I don't want to simply move the files from the bad disk into my new disk. I want to copy only the messages that are new since that last backup.

Is there a way to rename all of the files from the ....default\Mail\Local Folders\ from the bad disk so I can copy them onto the new drive without replacing any files on the new drive?

I have the same problem with the entries in my address books, except that I don't know of any way to view two versions of the Thunderbird address books and copy contacts from one to the other. Is there a way to copy just the updated contact to the new disk?

Can I get a list of add-ons installed on Thunderbird from the bad disk? Can I just copy the .xpi files that are different in the ....default\extensions\ directories to install them on the new drive?

Thanks very much for your help! Lloyd

Asked by Lloyd Ewing 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by Toad-Hall 1 unyaka odlule

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Serious Question: Why Does Firefox for Android require so much Access to my personal data?

Greetings everyone, Sorry to be creating a thread about this, but it's a serious question I need help with. I was just about to install Firefox for my old Android phone. … (funda kabanzi)

Greetings everyone,

Sorry to be creating a thread about this, but it's a serious question I need help with.

I was just about to install Firefox for my old Android phone. However, before installing Firefox it warns me that it requires access to a bunch of my personal data... :(

Why is this the case?

I currently use Google Chrome on this Android phone.

I'd really appreciate any advice.

Asked by Helpless_Quest 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by Seburo 1 unyaka odlule

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Thunderbird on Windows 7/10

I am a Windows 7 Firefox user. A dying computer is forcing transition to Windows 10. I have used Windows Live Mail 12 for years, and have thousands of emails stored in … (funda kabanzi)

I am a Windows 7 Firefox user. A dying computer is forcing transition to Windows 10. I have used Windows Live Mail 12 for years, and have thousands of emails stored in 4 or 5 accounts on the old computer. The Mail program in Windows 10 will not accept a transfer of my emails and profiles, according to Microsoft Support (Microsoft Sales told me it would, but that's another story). Can I export my emails to Thunderbird and then transfer them to Thunderbird on Windows 10? My only other option appears to be Outlook, and that is the road to Hell. Thank you.

Asked by Mark 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by Toad-Hall 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Offline Folders missing

I have downloaded emails locally and am using Offline mode. However not all folders were downloaded. I have an "old" folder with "old sent items" which I can only see whe… (funda kabanzi)

I have downloaded emails locally and am using Offline mode. However not all folders were downloaded. I have an "old" folder with "old sent items" which I can only see when I am Online. How can I download the missing folder to see it Offline?

Asked by trek102 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Toad-Hall 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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What are the best ways to copy existing settings to a new profile?

Hi, I've encountered my fair share of bugs. I'm also disabled, so I need a lot of safety and accessibility fixes to use any browser. Debugging advice often involves ""saf… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

I've encountered my fair share of bugs. I'm also disabled, so I need a lot of safety and accessibility fixes to use any browser.

Debugging advice often involves ""safe" mode," which disables some safety and accessibility tools, or "refresh Firefox," or otherwise using new profiles, which require me to set up the safety and accessibility tools before I can do anything. (For example, by default Firefox uses blinking cursors, autoscroll, and smooth scrolling, all of which trigger my migraines.)

In the past I've sometimes copied specific items, or cleared out a new profile folder and copied everything from an already-set-up profile folder.

Are there better or worse ways to copy bookmarks, saved passwords, about:config settings, user css, add-ons, and add-on settings?

(The previous time I asked this, I somehow got diverted to the wrong forum.)

Asked by MarjaE 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

Update to Thunderbird 91.5 causing problems

I was running 91.4, automatic update told me it failed and I should download and install 91.5 manually. So I did. 91.5 became a new install and didn't pick up any data &a… (funda kabanzi)

I was running 91.4, automatic update told me it failed and I should download and install 91.5 manually. So I did. 91.5 became a new install and didn't pick up any data & settings from 91.4, which was still there. I uninstalled 91.5 and it deleted all my 91.4 data & settings, so 91.4 was now a new installation. I uninstalled 91.4, installed 91.5 and restored an old profile (yes I should backup profiles more often!) The big legacy is that I can't click on a file in File Explorer and share it by email. 'No associated program' is the message. (Thunderbird is my default email client). I read that File Explorer can only do this operation with 32 bit apps. Outlook users are being advised to downgrade their 64 bit app back to 32. Certainly I have a 91.5 64bit install (I don't recall what 91.4 was). Can I downgrade? Is 91.5 available in 32 bit?

Asked by david564 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by eehines 1 isonto elidlule

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How to combine two profiles into one, or move the email account from one profile into the other profile so as to preserve all account settings, messages, etc?

I am using Thunderbird 60.9.1 (32-bit). I have two profiles, each with one email account. I would like to combine the two profiles so that I can access either email accou… (funda kabanzi)

I am using Thunderbird 60.9.1 (32-bit). I have two profiles, each with one email account. I would like to combine the two profiles so that I can access either email account without having to close Thunderbird and reopen it in a different profile. Alternatively, I would like to move one email account into the other profile so as to combine them. And of course I want to preserve all the settings, email messages, etc, for each account. How can I do this, and if there is more than one way, what is the best way?

Asked by jgkalmbacher 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by nolanktx 1 unyaka odlule