Mozilla® Thunderbird® Archive Settings
Mozilla Thunderbird is a free e-mail program developed by Mozilla Group. It is an open source, cross platform and very functional e-mail client. Mozilla Thunderbird offers several features to the customer to make the program usable. Mozilla Thunderbird is a secure and fully featured program which manages your e-mail transactions easily and quickly. Using Mozilla Thunderbird, you can handle your mails with efficiency and style. It also provides tools to junk the unwanted e-mails. One of the features of this e-mail client is its archiving feature. After archiving e-mails, you can use it for search and other purposes. You can also easily backup these archived messages. Archive buttons are usually present on the header and footer of the messages. Essential settings to archive your e-mails consist of creating an archive folder from the account settings. Then you can move your mails to archive folder.
Some of the settings used to archive e-mails in Mozilla Thunderbird are given below:
- Archiving Feature
- Creating Archive Folder
- Archiving Emails
Mozilla Thunderbird provides the ability to archive the e-mails. Archiving deals with moving an e-mail from a folder to archive folder without deleting it. There are several advantages of archiving e-mails. You can organize the selected messages altogether and can move these messages to a backup device easily. In order to move the e-mails, first you have to create an archive folder. You can archive the message manually but not automatically.
Creating Archive Folder
In Mozilla Thunderbird, you can archive the e-mail messages manually. In order to archive e-mails, you have to create locations which can be configured individually for each e-mail accounts. Select ‘Tools’ menu and choose ‘Account Settings’. Then in the left panel, select the desired e-mail accounts. Click on ‘Copies and Folder’ settings. Then under ‘Draft, Archive and Template’ section, set the desired location in ‘Keep message archive in’ tab. Then click ‘OK’.
After creating essential Mozilla Thunderbird archive settings, you can archive the e-mails to the archive folder. That is, you can move a message from the current location to the archived folder. In order to archive an e-mail, select a message from the any location such as Inbox, Sent Items etc. Then right click the ‘Context’ menu and select ‘Archive’. You can also select ‘Archive’ from the message drop down menu. After archiving the e-mail message, you can access the message from the archive folder. You can use shortcut key to access archive button. Clicking the key ‘A’ will archive your e-mail.
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