As David has already said, you can do it both ways. Thunderbird is very configurable. I do believe you can have any combination of which inbox emails are put when they first come in without setting up a single rule. Right now I have it set-up with 8 separate email accounts. Each one has its own inbox. They can even have different 'Get Mail' times.

-- Scott

Rick.Chevalier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
I thinking about installing Thunderbird on my PC and am trying to workout in my
mind how I want it set up before attempting the install. There will be at
least two e-mail accounts (gmail) and I want each one to download into a
separate 'inbox' to keep them separated. The interface and usability should be
as intuitive as possible.

My main question is if there will be a default inbox and I need to set up rules
to move messages into separate folders as I would in Outlook.

In addition, how is the sending account determined? I presume that it will use
the receiving account when replying, but what about new messages?

Rick Chevalier
AmeriCredit ITS

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