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How to Get TB to Give Option of Which Account to Send Mail?

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Post Posted March 7th, 2018, 7:05 pm

Is there a way to have TB ask you which email or account to send mail from? I got a few accounts and I have a specific mail account from which mail compose is sent by default. The problem with this is sometimes I email people from the wrong account/email address. I dont want a default account. I want TB to show a popup to give me options into which account to send mail from. Is there a tweak in the settings or addon for this?

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Post Posted March 7th, 2018, 8:53 pm

See if this extension would be helpful -- https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunde ... r-account/

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Post Posted March 9th, 2018, 2:18 am

DanRaisch wrote:See if this extension would be helpful -- https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunde ... r-account/


hello Dan,

Sadly it doesnt work. Any other suggestions?

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Post Posted March 9th, 2018, 5:27 am

What's happening now that you have that extension installed?
Did you assign accounts to specific folders as noted in the description of extension on the page linked to above?
Do you have separate SMTP servers defined for and linked to each account? http://kb.mozillazine.org/Thunderbird_: ... TP_Servers

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Post Posted March 10th, 2018, 5:34 pm

DanRaisch wrote:What's happening now that you have that extension installed?
Did you assign accounts to specific folders as noted in the description of extension on the page linked to above?
Do you have separate SMTP servers defined for and linked to each account? http://kb.mozillazine.org/Thunderbird_: ... TP_Servers


Confused by your suggestion. I installed this addon but theres no popup giving me an option from which account to send mail.

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Post Posted March 11th, 2018, 4:22 am

You installed the extension but there are settings that must be selected for the extension to do what you want. Did you set those options?

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Post Posted March 11th, 2018, 3:29 pm

DanRaisch wrote:You installed the extension but there are settings that must be selected for the extension to do what you want. Did you set those options?


There are no options. In the addons page in TB I dont see any options for the addon.

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Post Posted March 11th, 2018, 4:13 pm

Try right clicking on the name of the Inbox folder for one of the accounts and select "Properties" from the context menu. In the dialogue that appears, select from the drop down "Use Account" drop down at the bottom of the box.

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