How to change Mozilla® Thunderbird® Password
What is the need to change password in Mozilla Thunderbird? Learn further the tips to change a password?
Mozilla Thunderbird is one of the e-mail applications. This provides easy interfaces and simple instructions. This is user friendly and also a firmware. Without any cost you can download this application from the proper website and the installation is also free. During installation itself, you can choose the options that you may need. The custom installation of Mozilla Thunderbird can help you to choose the settings that you want to activate in your system. E-mail address book in Mozilla Thunderbird helps you to manage the contacts successfully. Two address books come with Mozilla Thunderbird; personal address book and commonly added address book. The collected address book is the locations where Mozilla Thunderbird store contacts from e-mails. You can change the password for your user account in Mozilla Thunderbird through various methods.
Following explains the details about the password changing in Mozilla Thunderbird:
- Need to change password
- Tips to change password
- Tips to resolve issues
Need to change password
Password changing is necessary in Mozilla Thunderbird during some situations. The most important situation in which you need to change the password is when the e-mail server is changed. Another situation which needs this password changing is when you accidentally entered an invalid e-mail password. Entering an invalid password may prevent you from entering to your account and in this case, you will be forced to change the password. If you save the password into a system which is accessible by more than one user' and if there is a chance that your password can be viewed by any other user, then also you need to change the password.
Tips to change password
Options to change the password in different versions of Mozilla Thunderbird are different. In 1.x and 2.x versions, the method is same. In these two versions, you need to select the 'Options' from the 'Tools' menu followed by 'Privacy. There you can see the 'Passwords' tab and need to click the 'Edit Saved Passwords' button. There you can change the existing password by providing the user name. You should be careful while selecting the e-mail account. After changing the password, you need to click 'Ok'. The password can be changed after this.
If you select an incorrect user name while changing the password, the password will be changed for any other account and that will prevent you from accessing mails from that account too. So you should be careful while selecting the password. If you want to remember the password in your system, then you can select the “use password manager to remember the password” option in the system. This can help you to avoid a password reset if the password is forgetten.
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