I set Thunderbird up two nights ago and was really impressed with the ease of
setup. Adding two gmail accounts was a breeze and they each have their own
inbox as I wanted.
Scott, you have intrigued me, how does one set different 'Get Mail' times for
each account? I presume it is in the account setup somewhere?
While I'm asking questions, is there a good web site for Thunderbird
support/information? I haven't gotten to spend much time with it yet but will
probably really dig in this weekend.
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Behalf Of Scott Johnson
Sent: Friday, June 22, 2007 10:06 AM
To: PC Technical Discussion for iSeries Users
Subject: Re: [PCTECH] Multiple accounts in Thunderbird
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.
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?
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