Emails not sending

Hi, I just got a new HP Windows 11 desktop. I used Thunderbird on my old Dell Windows 10 PC fine. I have Spectrum for email and it's time warner cable twc.com they are al… (read more)

Hi, I just got a new HP Windows 11 desktop. I used Thunderbird on my old Dell Windows 10 PC fine. I have Spectrum for email and it's time warner cable twc.com they are also Charter. My new PC came with a trial of McAfee. I am having a problem I saw someone else post where I can receive email but not send I get error about timed out and just now got this Sending of the message failed. The message could not be sent because connecting to Outgoing server (SMTP) .gmail.com failed. The server may be unavailable or is refusing SMTP connections. Please verify that your Outgoing server (SMTP) settings are correct and try again. I asked Spectrum if it had to do with Mcafee they said no to contact you all. They said my settings are right which I copied off my old PC. I thought I used to always be pop3 but they said it's imap. I receive just fine just can't send. It worked on my old PC fine. Thanks! Rose

Asked by RockinRose4U 1 day ago

Last reply by RockinRose4U 1 minute ago

v91 Changing the message composition body background color

Recently my TB updated to v91. This created an issue for me as I'm low vision and have contrast issues. Basically most things went to a grey background. The reading pan… (read more)

Recently my TB updated to v91. This created an issue for me as I'm low vision and have contrast issues. Basically most things went to a grey background.

The reading panel stayed with a black background, but the folders and threads panels went to grey. I was able to create a userChrome.css and use a snippet of code I found to get the folders and threads background back to black.

The message composition and reply windows are also grey background and I'd really like to get them back to black. I've tried the various font and color options, the font and background settings in the messages, etc., but they don't make any difference. I imagine that's because I created the userChrome.css file and toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets in Preferences/General/Config is set to true, so it's probably ignoring the normal methods and using what's in the userChrome.css file.

Can anyone tell me how to get the message body composition backgrounds back to black (for both new and replies)?

I'd also like the message header info to have a black background too, but that's not a big deal -> the message composition bodies is though, grey just isn't good for my vision, pitch black with white text is best for me.

Thanks!

Steve

Asked by steve.robertson1 1 hour ago

Last reply by steve.robertson1 42 minutes ago

Some emails are immediately being sent to Archive, can't make Archiving stop

I have done everything I have read about to TURN OFF Archiving. I don't want it. I have gone into account settings for all accounts and unchecked Archiving. I also wen… (read more)

I have done everything I have read about to TURN OFF Archiving. I don't want it. I have gone into account settings for all accounts and unchecked Archiving. I also went into the config editor and set mail.identity.idx.archive_enabled to false for all identity IDs.

Still, messages that have recently been sent, received, or even in draft mode are sent to Archive. When I say recent, I mean as quickly as an hour or less. If I move them back to the proper folder, they soon get sent back to Archive. Maddening.

How can I totally drive a stake in the heart of Archiving? I do not want it and it is making my work very difficult.

Side note: When I have cleaned out the Archive folder, at times one or more blank emails with a date of 1969 will show up there as unread.

Asked by thunderbird9 3 days ago

Last reply by thunderbird9 2 hours ago

Calendar sync problem in ver 102.1.2

I have 10 calendars to sync and all but 2 are from different sources. myical.ics and Hawks.ics are from the same source (a folder on my web site). Hawks.ics works fine, a… (read more)

I have 10 calendars to sync and all but 2 are from different sources. myical.ics and Hawks.ics are from the same source (a folder on my web site). Hawks.ics works fine, as do the other 8, but myical.ics does not display (so I don't know if it syncs or not). myical.ics syncs perfectly in google calendar I tried a new profile but the problem remains the same. I have reverted to ver 91.12 and it works okay (as it has for many years). Is this a known problem ? If not, some assistance would be appreciated as I will not update to 102 until it is fixed.

Thank you

Asked by YeOldeBowler 3 hours ago

How to import RSS feed subscriptions

I used ImportExportTools NG to move my RSS feeds from Windows to Ubuntu on a mostly-functional dual-boot, but it doesn't seem to have moved my actual subscriptions, just … (read more)

I used ImportExportTools NG to move my RSS feeds from Windows to Ubuntu on a mostly-functional dual-boot, but it doesn't seem to have moved my actual subscriptions, just the messages; case in point, when I click subscribe under options in Ubuntu, I don't see any subscriptions, and get messages does absolutely nothing. What can I do about it?

Asked by Alex Wu 3 hours ago

Latest update 102.1 lost some of my mailboxes!

Hi Thunderbird updated itself to 102.1(and now 102.1.1) and it lost 2 of my mailboxes or at least the inboxes. I have tried repair folder in the preferences for each inbo… (read more)

Hi Thunderbird updated itself to 102.1(and now 102.1.1) and it lost 2 of my mailboxes or at least the inboxes. I have tried repair folder in the preferences for each inbox. The inboxes are greyed out. The location in the preferences, imap://driver_al%40*********@pcluster02.stablehost.com/INBOX, takes me now where or at least I can not find it. It is does not even seem like it is checking for new mail in those boxes.

I have a total of 11 mailboxes of mixed imap and pop. Only 2 seem to be effected both imap. I have looked in the profiles folder but do not seem to find them there as the folder names do not match the mailbox names..

Asked by newdino 6 days ago

Last reply by newdino 3 hours ago

The mail client submitted this message with bare line feeds

Hello, in last 2 days I experience this error, when trying to send e-mail using Thunderbird. 'The mail client submitted this message with bare line feeds, which cannot be… (read more)

Hello, in last 2 days I experience this error, when trying to send e-mail using Thunderbird. 'The mail client submitted this message with bare line feeds, which cannot be sent via SMTP protocol DATA command and receiving system does not support BDAT. ' I was searching for a fix on Thunderbird, but found no solution. Microsoft explains what the error is about, but it does not solve. Sending out e-mails. Can somebody help, please? Sending e-mails works fine in windows 11 mail, not Thunderbird 102.1.2 64 bit. Thank you for any findings, suggestions.

Asked by libor_t 20 hours ago

Ligntning calendar tasks dissappear

Could you please assist for that issue: I've updated 91.latest Thunderbird to 102.1.2 and all tasks disappear? I can't make return to previous version of thunderbird 91 w… (read more)

Could you please assist for that issue: I've updated 91.latest Thunderbird to 102.1.2 and all tasks disappear? I can't make return to previous version of thunderbird 91 where is lightning work properly. However, I made buck up copy of my calendar and I can see all tasks in file, but it's not appeared in version 102.

Asked by soiskatel 23 hours ago

After update to 102.1.2 folders/messages only appear in troubleshooting mode

Running 102.1.2 32 bit in WIN 7 PRO. After update folders/messages appear only after entering troubleshooting mode. Before eliciting troubleshooting mode, the folders a… (read more)

Running 102.1.2 32 bit in WIN 7 PRO. After update folders/messages appear only after entering troubleshooting mode. Before eliciting troubleshooting mode, the folders and messages panels are blank. Suggestions, please? Problem persists across reboot.

Asked by Johanus 1 day ago

Last reply by Johanus 1 day ago

email

I have a new computer when data was transferred my email addresses were al lost

Asked by dhewson 1 day ago

Total Fail 102.1.2 - downloaded and installed 102.1.2 from the website, then it created a new profile

Earlier today I downloaded 102.1.2 from the website. I installed it and everything was gone. No accounts, no folders with my saved emails. So I tried overlaying the pr… (read more)

Earlier today I downloaded 102.1.2 from the website. I installed it and everything was gone. No accounts, no folders with my saved emails. So I tried overlaying the profiles with backups I created at the beginning of the month. When I launched 102.1.2 after that, I was told those profiles were incompatible and I had to set up from scratch all my folders & accounts. So I then re-installed a prior version, 91.12.0. This time I was told a newer version had set up different profiles and again, I had to start from scratch to set up Thunderbird. I'm curious how/why this happened. Can anyone enlighten me?

As it turns out, I was able to restore a system image taken last week and can run Thunderbird 91.12.0 fine. But until I can gain some understanding how to migrate to whatever new structure is in place and keep all my accounts and saved emails, I can't see updating Thunderbird any more which likely means I'll have to find another email client when I finally move to Windows 11. Hate to do that; I've been using Thunderbird for going on 20 years now. Again, can anyone enlighten me as to how I can successfully migrate my settings and saved emails to the new Thunderbird?

Any enlightenment will be appreciated!!

Asked by redbird14 1 day ago

Last reply by redbird14 1 day ago

Stop annoying grouping messages!

Looks like there is a bug in Thunderbird. On my laptop I did deactivate message grouping once and it works fine. On my desktop computer I have to deactivate this annoying… (read more)

Looks like there is a bug in Thunderbird. On my laptop I did deactivate message grouping once and it works fine. On my desktop computer I have to deactivate this annoying ugly "feature" every time I start thunderbird.

How can I deactivate message grouping permanently? Can't imagine anybody uses this thing... it's the most annoying 'feature' I've seen since I've been using thunderbird - and that's maaaaany, many years!

Please stop this. It's really annoying. I can't believe it passed the quality check :(

Asked by m.weber7 1 week ago

Last reply by m.weber7 1 day ago

Thunderbird

I have had to replace a laptop. On my previous laptop using 91.12.0 (64bit) I had 2 email accounts working great. On this new laptop I have 102.1.2 (64bit) I have my ma… (read more)

I have had to replace a laptop. On my previous laptop using 91.12.0 (64bit) I had 2 email accounts working great. On this new laptop I have 102.1.2 (64bit) I have my main account running ok. The second email account hangs on "checking password" during setup and won't progress beyond that. Sam password as works on previous laptop. If I stop that account creation and try again it then reports Incoming server already exists.

I have tried uninstalling and deleting %appdata% more than once and after reinstall same thing happens. Any ideas?

Should I try a previous version of Thunderbird?

Asked by jmclean610 1 day ago

thunderbird crawls when checking large accounts

I have upgraded TB from pretty old version, and i haven't got any email performance issues. On current one when program says its checking inbox for new messages, it freez… (read more)

I have upgraded TB from pretty old version, and i haven't got any email performance issues. On current one when program says its checking inbox for new messages, it freezes until its done. It takes few seconds so its noticable especially when composing new email.

test conditions: large inbox (45k messages, 14,5GB on disk)

An old version (2-3 years old, without left vertical shortcuts panel - i can check by installing one of old ones) handled mails quite efficiently when checking inbox, but current crawls and locks program.

This might be related with opened attachments in tabs - above 6-8 begins to lock up or don't load attachment content.

Asked by michal28 1 day ago

Last reply by michal28 1 day ago

Emails with attachment(s) or embedded images won't send via gmail

I am unable to send any emails with attachments or embedded images via my gmail account. Error message: Sending of the message failed. The message could not be sent beca… (read more)

I am unable to send any emails with attachments or embedded images via my gmail account. Error message:

Sending of the message failed. The message could not be sent because the connection to Outgoing server (SMTP) smtp.gmail.com timed out. Try again.

I am able to send simple text emails without any issues

I tried the suggestions listed here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1344851. Nothing helped. I can send simple text emails so I know my smtp settings are correct. I also have no issues downloading emails from the account.

Help!

Asked by Hanchinator 3 days ago

Last reply by Hanchinator 1 day ago

Thunderbird creates multiple messages in Drafts folder for each save

Thunderbird keeps creating multiple draft messages for each save. I can start composing an email, hit Ctl-s to save and I get an unread message in Drafts. If I hit Ctl-s … (read more)

Thunderbird keeps creating multiple draft messages for each save. I can start composing an email, hit Ctl-s to save and I get an unread message in Drafts. If I hit Ctl-s to save again (or TB autosaves, it doesn't matter) I get yet another unread message in Drafts. This just builds up crud which needs to be manually deleted. I am using IMAP and like the functionality where if I saved a draft on my desktop, I could pick it up on my laptop later.

Thunderbird 91.3.1 Email server: Postfix 3.3.0 Dovecot 2.2.33.2 on Ubuntu 18.04

Asked by Andrew DeFaria 1 day ago

Calendar should have an easy way to schedule another appointment

I find it a frequent occurrence to want to schedule another similar appointment. For example, if you have a doctor's appointment, you'll often need to schedule another ap… (read more)

I find it a frequent occurrence to want to schedule another similar appointment. For example, if you have a doctor's appointment, you'll often need to schedule another appointment in the future. All things are essentially the same - same doctor, same office, etc - j just a different date and time.

I select the current appointment, right-click and select copy, right-click again and select paste. Since I have more than one calendar (a home calendar and a work calendar), Thunderbird prompts me on which calender to write this pasted event. Might I suggest it paste it into the calendar from whence the copied event came? This would eliminate that step.

After pasting I have the same appointment on the same day and time. I can right-click and select Edit and adjust the day and time. I can even select a different calendar from the drop-down if I need to.

I think it would be better if another option was on the right-click menu such that instead of selecting Copy you select something like Schedule New Occurrence. Select that and immediately the Edit Event dialog box should popup allowing you to schedule your next doctors appointment.

Asked by Andrew DeFaria 1 day ago