How to fix Mozilla® Thunderbird spell checker feature not working Issue?
Mozilla Thunderbird is an open source e-mail program, which stores personal information and e-mail messages on the hard drive. Thus, it helps to access content without an Internet connection. Mozilla Thunderbird is a secure e-mail client developed by Mozilla. It uses communication protocols, POP and IMAP. It finds messages fast and allows you to filter results comfortably by date, contacts and more. It comes with advanced Add-ons and excellent themes and has an enhanced user-interface. Spell checker is one of the advanced features in Mozilla Thunderbird. The main purpose of spell checker feature is checking spelling in e-mail. It checks e-mail before sending, and it automatically performs this task. If spell checker is not enabled from the settings, it can cause problems.
Following are the tips to resolve problems when spell checker stops working in Mozilla Thunderbird:
- Close third-party application
- Disable Add-ins
- Remove all viruses
Close Third-party Applications
If spell checker in Mozilla Thunderbird is not working, then it may be due to third-party applications installed on the system. If they are present, they will stop spell checker service on Mozilla Thunderbird. If you face spell checker issue, then you need to try to close third-party applications which are running in the background.
Sometimes Add-ins can also cause issues with spell checker, and if they are present on the system, spell checker will not respond at all. You have to disable all these Add-ins. Examples of such Add-ins are Microsoft Office Live Add-in and Microsoft OneNote Linked Notes Add-in. After disabling these Add-ins, you will find that spell checker is working properly.
Remove all Viruses
If there are viruses present on the system, they would prevent spell checker from working on Mozilla Thunderbird. Viruses are unwanted software programs which have the capability to corrupt system files and programs, and as a result, these viruses prevent spell checker from working on Mozilla Thunderbird. In order to resolve this problem, you have to delete all viruses present on the system by using antivirus software. Then try to reinstall Mozilla Thunderbird.
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