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  1. #1

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    Dec 26, 2011
    Question Thunderbird Inbox Problem
    I am having trouble setting thunderbird up on my new computer. The original one shows the inbox and all messages not read in seperate folders.

    The newer one doesnt show anything in the inbox and you have to click to the seperate mail folders to see new messages.

    Also when right clicking for properties there is seperate boxes which come up. On the old computer (the way i want it set up) it says -

    edit saved search properties for inbox

    on the new one it shows the folder properties.

    I cant work out how to display all the mail in the main inbox which is showed when you first open thunderbird. Any help would be greatly appriciated

    Old computer:

    New Computer:

  2. #2

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    Jan 23, 2008
    Fort Worth, Texas
    27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, El Capitan
    Moved here to the correct forum.

    First, Welcome to the Mac Forums.

    The version of Thunderbird you're showing looks like it's the Windows version. Are you using Mac OS X? There is a version of Mozilla Thunderbird for the Mac. You can import all your email easily enough from the Windows version to the Mac version.

  3. #3

    Member Since
    Dec 26, 2011
    Ooops sorry fo posting in the wrong forum! I must also admit i am using it on windows but dont lynch me I just thought that would be a cross platform type of problem and this forum seems so helpful i was hoping someone might know offhand what could be the problem! Thanks for the reply

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