Articles tagged: Thunderbird


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What Is the Thunderbird Email File Location in Windows?

Thunderbird stores everything in what it calls a profile. I’ll show you how to locate yours.

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Thunderbird: a Free, Open Source, and Powerful Email Client

Thunderbird is a robust and powerful email program that can meet the needs of both light and power users. I use it all day every day. Storage Full

How Do I Move Email to an External Hard Drive?

The space limitation has many people looking for ways to download and preserve emails offline.

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How Do I Change My Email Address?

Changing an email address involves changing more than just the address. I’ll look at common scenarios and a few additional approaches.


How to Move Email Messages to Another Account

When changing email providers, old email can be difficult to move. I’ll look at some of the options.

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Back Up Your Email Using Thunderbird

Using a desktop email program to back up email avoids potential data loss. I’ll show you how using and Thunderbird as examples.

My Aborted Plunge into Thunderbird

Migrating from Outlook, I jumped into the deep end of the pool … and jumped back out. Update: Since this was recorded in 2006 Thunderbird has progressed significantly. I now recommend Thunderbird as a capable, full-featured, cross-platform email client, and have been using it for several years.