ot: migrating TB user's email to new laptop

Paolo sottilette at rfx.it
Wed May 25 09:15:41 UTC 2016

On Wed, 25 May 2016, voytek at sbt.net.au wrote:

> On Wed, May 25, 2016 4:31 pm, Philip McGaw wrote:
>> Did user historically have POP set up?
> Philip, thanks
> no, not for a long time, IMAP/143/StartTLS on old laptop
>> If you still have access to the old laptop set up imap and move the
>> emails back.
> yes, I have old laptop here.
> sorry, not sure how to, is that inside TBird, or how ? (not very familiar
> with TBird...)

Start TB on the new laptop
Close it
You have created the default folder/settings in the local %appdata% folder

copy the %appdata%\Thunderbird folder from the old laptop to the new

Finished ;-)

The new laptop is now exacly as the old (better if TB same version before 




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