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How to install and setup Thunderbird on Windows?

  • Last Updated : 06 Jan, 2022

Mozilla Thunderbird is a free and open-source cross-platform email client, personal information manager, news client, RSS, and chat client developed by the Mozilla Foundation. The project strategy was originally modeled after that of Mozilla’s Firefox web browser. If you’ve used Microsoft Outlook before, you’ll know all about the benefits of being able to check multiple email inboxes in one place. That’s exactly what Mozilla Thunderbird allows you to do, but with an open-source twist. Thunderbird is an email client developed by Mozilla, which you’ve likely heard of thanks to its other famous project, Firefox. It is initially released on 28 July 2003.

Installing Mozilla Thunderbird Browser on Windows :

Step 1: Visit the official https://www.thunderbird.net/en-GB/ website using any web browser. 

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Step 2: Click on Free Download.

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Step 3: Now check for the executable file in downloads in your system and run it.

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Step 4: Now files will be extracted automatically.

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Step 5: It will prompt confirmation to make changes to your system. Click on Yes.

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Step 6: The setup will start now click on next

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Step 7: Next screen will be setup type Choose standard for most common options otherwise choose Custom for install according to your choice. Then Click on Next.

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Step 8: The next screen will be of installing location so choose the drive which will have sufficient memory space for installation. It needed a memory space of roughly 233.8 MB. Click on the Next button.

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Step 9: Next screen is of choosing components, all components are already marked so don’t change anything just click on the Next button.

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Step 10: Next screen is of setup shortcut if you want to create a shortcut on desktop otherwise click on Next.

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Step 11: The next screen will be of installing location so choose the drive which will have sufficient memory space for installation. Click on the Install button to Continue.

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Step 12: After this installation process will start and will take 2-3 minutes depends on your computer speed and specification to complete the installation.

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Step 13:  Click on the Finish button after the installation process is complete.

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Mozilla Thunderbird is successfully installed on the system and an icon is created on the desktop.

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Run the software and see the interface.

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Congratulations!! At this point, you have successfully installed Mozilla Thunderbird on your Windows system.

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