Import Mozilla® Thunderbird® e-mail settings
What are the methods used to import Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail settings?
Mozilla Thunderbird is the e-mail client program introduced by Mozilla group for the purpose of managing the e-mail applications of the user easily. The application program helps the user to manage various e-mail accounts on the single platform. Mozilla Thunderbird is featured with easy to use option, tabs and search functionality like the normal e-mail clients, customization options for the e-mail settings, secure e-mail experience, etc. The way to add new e-mail accounts on the application can be accessed from the tools option at the top of the window. The account settings option opens up the account wizard for the user. There the user can provide the information regarding the new e-mail accounts. Multiple e-mail accounts can also be configured. The contacts, address book, search, filter, inbox, drafts, sent mails, etc. are the other common options found in the window. The contacts and e-mails from the old program can also be transferred to Mozilla Thunderbird application using the import functionality.
The following explains the methods to import e-mail settings to Mozilla Thunderbird:
- Need to import the settings
- Methods to import the settings
- Points to remember
Need to import the settings
There are various e-mail client programs available today to provide the user with the better e-mail experience. While a user switches to Mozilla Thunderbird application for managing the e-mails, the user finds difficulty in managing the whole contacts and settings on the new program. In this situation the import functionality in the application helps the user to transfer the settings made on the e-mail program previously used to the new Mozilla Thunderbird application. Thus the user finds easy to configure the e-mail applications in the new software.
Methods to import the settings
Close all the applications opened on the system. Then open Mozilla Thunderbird application. Click on the tools option at the top menu of the application window. Now select the import functionality from the drop down box. Then choose the settings option. The user can also choose the address book or contacts option from the list. Now select the e-mail program name from which the settings to be imported. Click next and then finish button to import the settings.
The import functionality in Mozilla Thunderbird is not only for importing the e-mail settings but also various options like the e-mails, contacts, etc. can be imported from the previous e-mail client. The transferring of the e-mail settings to Mozilla Thunderbird will copy the whole thing from the other application. So the wrong names or any other improper settings on the previous application will also get imported. The user can edit such things on Mozilla Thunderbird from the tools menu itself.
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