How to use Password Protection in Mozilla® Thunderbird®
Mozilla Thunderbird allows you to read, store, and reply to your e-mails. This includes many features and allows the user to use it more easily. When problems with Mozilla Thunderbird arise, Mozilla offers several methods of support. Simple troubleshooting steps will be able to rule out common problems that occur when using Mozilla Thunderbird. Mozilla Thunderbird is one of the accepted free, open-source e-mail clients. This is not web based e-mail client. This feature is capable of storing your personal information and e-mail messages on your hard drive, enabling you access content without the Internet connection. These additional features in this allow the user to make use of it easily.
Following explains about the password protection in Mozilla Thunderbird:
- Need to Protect Password
- Ways to Protect Password
- Tips to fix Commonly Arising Issues
Need to Protect Password
Protecting the e-mails is most important in Mozilla Thunderbird. This will help you to avoid the security problems that may arise in Mozilla Thunderbird. Non-protected e-mails can be easily accessed by hackers and after accessing your password, they can enter in to your mail accounts. This actually makes the mails non-protected. You might have saved some personal information such banking details in some of your mails and the hacker can access all those. So by protecting password, you can protect your mail account and the entire data inside it.
Ways to Protect Password
E-mails in Mozilla Thunderbird is protected through some add-ons which help you to protect the mails with passwords. Profile Password is the add-on which helps you to protect the mails through strong passwords. This will protect you from mails of unauthorized people. It helps you to avoid the possibility of password request while opening your account. This also will help you to avoid the chance of Mozilla Thunderbird locking while running. You can set the password in this add-on with the 'Set password' option in Mozilla Thunderbird.
Tips to Fix Commonly Arising Issues
There may occur some issues while protecting the mail through passwords. Since this blocks mails from unauthorized persons, there may be a chance that some of the needed mails also to be blocked. The rules from this add-ons makes some mails unauthorized and this not depends upon you and the unauthorized mails of that add-on can be needed for you. Thus it makes it difficult. So you need to set the account settings properly to avoid such situations.
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