Questions tagged [thunderbird]

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Access NNTP group migrated to Google Groups with newsreader (NNTP)

One of my favourite newsgroups (gmane.comp.lang.scala.user) recently moved to Google Groups. So I can't post messages from Thunderbird any more and I don't like the Google web interface. Can I access ...
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Spoof sender through Gmail SMTP in Thunderbird

Gmail allows its users to send emails as though from another email address, as long as that address has been verified. Is doing so possible through Thunderbird and the Gmail SMTP servers?
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Bulk moving emails out of Gmail to increase space available using IMAP

I would like to move in bulk thousands of emails out of Gmail into an "archive" account hosted elsewhere so that there is more room for new email. With a "normal" IMAP account, ...
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How can I reverse moving messages from archive to trash?

Concerned about space in my Gmail I just took a rash and stupid action, and "deleted" everything from the "archive." I did this on Mozilla Thunderbird on my mac. It's clear to me I haven't lost the ...
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Gmail - how do I get entire Inbox in Thunderbird?

My Gmail account is configured in Thunderbird, all works fine except - the oldest email I can access in Thunderbird from Apr 2021, while my account is almost 20 years old. Settings: imap.gmail.com on ...
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Is changing e-mail password standardized?

I need to use a certain email account managed by a server I don't have access to. I have the credentials, I can log in using a client such as Mozilla Thunderbird or Evolution. However, I was not able ...
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Removed labels - where did my emails go?

I've been using Gmail for quite a while and I have about 15000 emails in total, only partially sorted using labels. Using Gmail itself to sort them is a nightmare for me, so I decided to use ...
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How can I mark messages I read through an e-mail client (Thunderbird, Outlook...) as "Read" in Gmail?

I have an e-mail client set up to receive all my Gmail e-mail but without deleting it because quite often I'm not at home and still want to be able to read my mail. I just wondered if there is a way I ...
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Is it possible to limit outgoing emails to one domain?

A customer of mine has asked if we can set-up their email software at each shop, so that it can only send emails to one domain name. They are currently using Google Apps with Mozilla Thunderbird 3 ...
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Some Yahoo mails in Thunderbird (IMAP) will be marked "not junk" immediately after marking them as "junk"

I have a standard Yahoo mail account set up with IMAP in Thunderbird (currently using version 38.1.0). I've been having this problem with earlier versions of Thunderbird too. It just didn't bother me ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird "Get Mail" doesn't get all the mail from the beginning

I have installed Mozilla Thunderbird, now it updated to version 24.5.0 . I am trying to download all the emails from my Gmail account to Thunderbird. The problem is that only emails from 8 August ...
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Import MBOX file to Gmail, but pass it through spam filter?

I have an MBOX file of an old email account that I wanted to merge into Gmail as an alias. However, this MBOX file has a bunch of spam emails in it that I want to basically verify and discard. If I ...
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How can I view a message I sent with an e-mail client (Thunderbird, Outlook...) via POP3 in Gmail?

When I send an e-mail using an e-mail client this mail does not appear in the "Sent" category in Gmail (the online application). But this mail must be stored someway in an accessible place because if ...
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How can I send my emails in Thunderbird to Gmail?

I had, a long time ago, a non-free email account. Once I opened a Gmail account I forgot about it, but I still have all the emails stored (in Thunderbird format). I would like to be able to join them ...
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How do I reimport e-mails of the last few days only from Gmail into Thunderbird?

After a complete reinstall, I am glad to see that all my settings and e-mails archives are safe in my ~/.thunderbird backup. However, a few days passed between my last ~/.thunderbird backup and the ...
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Can I set Gmail filters from Thunderbird?

I am in the process of moving all my email filters to Gmail, using their Filter features. Right now, all of my filters are inside Thunderbird and now I have to make each filter again from scratch. ...
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Move sent emails from Outlook to Yahoo server

I have a Yahoo email account on Outlook Express which uses POP3. I want to know how to upload all the emails I have in my sent folder to Yahoo server since now I want to manage my emails with IMAP. I ...
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Permanently block domain in Gmail

My inbox is being destroyed right now—I'm getting 3–4 messages a minute from a specific host (box432.bluehost.com) for some reason. I would really like to just prevent any and all email from his host ...
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Can I see my Gmail inbox tabs as IMAP labels?

I like the new inbox tabs (categories) feature on Gmail, but it's only useful on the web interface. If I use a mail client like Thunderbird I can't see the tabs. Is there any way to give all the ...
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Archiving all in Gmail inbox--webmail vs IMAP

I have about 13,000 messages in a Gmail inbox, and would like to switch to a system of archiving messages once they're dealt with, rather than using read/unread status. I know how to do this via ...
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Filter for Labels duplicates messages when read in Thunderbird

I am using Thunderbird to read Gmail messages. I created a few filters on Gmail which put special labels on specific messages. This way the messages appear in their own folders when I read them in ...
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Using [Imap], [Gmail], [Google Mail] folders in Thunderbird

I have a strange setup in my email client that I can't seem to fix. I've got two Gmail accounts setup but they're behaving differently. As you can see, the account at the top behaves as I would ...
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How can I delete a message from inbox without deleting it from sent mail?

I belong to a listserv that sends me copies of messages I send to the list address. When I delete the messages from my inbox, GMail also deletes the message from my sent folder. I'm aware that the ...
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How can I have read access to my Google Calendar tasks in a desktop application?

Why don't I have access to my Google Calendar tasks using either Lighting for Thunderbird or Evolution? I can sync calendars without any problems, but I do not even have read access to tasks...
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Any easy way to migrate emails from Thunderbird to Google Apps?

How do I migrate my POP3/Thunderbird account to Google Apps and sync it back ? Is there any easy method/tool to do this ? Apparently I have done migration for Outlook users and I can't find any tool ...