Duplicate E-mail Issues in Mozilla® Thunderbird®
Get to know more about duplicate e-mail issues in Mozilla Thunderbird.
Mozilla Thunderbird is a free e-mail program from Mozilla. It offers several features to users to make their program efficient. Mozilla Thunderbird manages all e-mail transactions efficiently. Sometimes Mozilla Thunderbird may receive multiple e-mail messages. In most cases the reason is incorrect settings you have made in Mozilla Thunderbird. If you configure the same e-mail account twice, then you will receive duplicate e-mails. Multiple POP accounts, corrupted e-mails, etc. are other reasons which causes duplicate e-mail issues. These can be resolved by making some changes in Mozilla Thunderbird settings. Sometimes you need to re install the program.
Here is more on duplicate e-mail issues in Mozilla Thunderbird:
- Due to Multiple Accounts
- Due to Incorrect Forward Settings
- Methods to Resolve
Due to Multiple Accounts
There are several reasons for receiving duplicate e-mails in Mozilla Thunderbird. Changes in the settings can result in getting a message several times. If you have more than one POP e-mail account for Mozilla Thunderbird, it may result in you receiving multiple e-mails. If you enable the feature of getting mails to Mozilla Thunderbird from a different e-mail program such as Gmail, then the problem is due to incorrect forward settings. If you add your own e-mail address to forward settings then also it may cause the issue. Sometimes incorrect updating of Mozilla Thunderbird also results in getting multiple e-mails.
Due to Incorrect Forward Settings
Sometimes you may receive duplicate e-mails due to corrupted Mozilla Thunderbird program. This mainly happens due to the presence of some antivirus. Some of the features of antivirus programs can result in conflicts with Mozilla Thunderbird and result in receiving multiple e-mails. Application software such as Firewall and antivirus usually clash with Mozilla Thunderbird. Another reason for corrupted Mozilla Thunderbird is due to presence of malware. If the system gets infected by malware then it can corrupt Mozilla Thunderbird.
Methods to Resolve
You can get rid of duplicate e-mails in Mozilla Thunderbird by changing some settings of Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail program. If you are receiving duplicate e-mails then check the 'Server Settings' from the 'E-mail Accounts' and enable 'Leave message on Server'. There are several duplicate e-mail removal tools available to remove it automatically. We can also resolve the duplicate e-mail problem in Mozilla Thunderbird by selecting 'ConfigEditor' from 'Tools'.
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