Mozilla Thunderbird users: proper setup for IMAP on

If you are going to use IMAP on, and you’re going to use Mozilla, I recommend these options:

Tools -> Account Settings -> Server Settings -> “When I delete a message” is set to “Move it to the Trash folder”

Tools -> Account Settings -> Outgoing SMTP server -> [your server setting]    – Set the port number to 587, and enable “TLS if possible”.

Tools -> Options -> Advanced -> General -> Config Editor

   type “mail.imap.expunge_after_delete” and set the value to “true”.

   (this will make sure the server actually deletes messages, not just marks them)

Restart thunderbird.

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