Mozilla® Thunderbird® Junk Filter Not Working
What are the reasons for junk filter in Mozilla Thunderbird is not working?
Mozilla Thunderbird is one of the mail applications designed by Mozilla. Because of its simpler functionalities and easy interface, Mozilla Thunderbird becomes the most common among those applications. This is user friendly and also a firmware. You can download this application from the official website. Downloading and installation are both offered free. During installation itself, you can choose the options needed for you. The custom installation of Mozilla Thunderbird will help you to choose the settings that you want to activate in your system. Migration Assistant is one of the features available in Mozilla Thunderbird which helps you to set up Mozilla Thunderbird according to your needs. Some types of add-ons are also available in Mozilla Thunderbird and you can install them also. One-click Address Book is another feature that helps to add contacts to your address book easily and quickly. You can add users by simply clicking on the 'Star' in the mails they sent or received. If you want to add more details about any users, you just need to double click on the mails received from them.
Following points explain the reasons and the ways to fix the not working issue of junk filter in Mozilla Thunderbird:
- Junk Filter
- Causes for not working
- Tips to fix
Junk filters are effective to filter mails. You can create various filters to filter the mails. You can find the Junk-e-mail button in the 'options' menu in Microsoft Outlook. Five various options are available in this. No automatic filtering option is used to turn off the junk email filter. Low and High options lets you to filter the mail icon in a low and high level confidence rating. The Safe sender option is a method to categorize the senders. Thus, only mails from sender listed in the safe sender will be added in to the inbox. The Permanent deletion option helps the user to permanently delete all mails which are suspected as spam mails.
Causes for not working
If you upgrade from lower version of Mozilla Thunderbird to any of the higher version, the junk filters in them may fail to work and will show some error messages. This issue may also appear after the uninstallation of security software from the system. Collision with other mail clients can be one of the reasons of this issue. An outdated Mozilla Thunderbird also may fail to filter mails properly.
The best method to fix the Mozilla Thunderbird junk filter is not working is to update it thoroughly. Through this, Mozilla Thunderbird can work properly and thus, the issue will be resolved. If the uninstallation of security software is the reason behind this issue, then it is better to install that one properly.
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