Migrating From Outlook To Thunderbird

Outlook Email Setup

Outlook Email Management Client

As you know, Microsoft Outlook is a popular email management client. Once Outlook email setup is complete, you can send and receive emails through this program and use many of the productivity utilities that are built into this program.

Apart from managing the huge flow of emails that come in every day, you can use Outlook Calendar to schedule and carry out the everyday tasks whether alone or in a crowded workplace. Apart from added security, Outlook features data backup using which you can make copies that can be accessed when offline. Outlook saves them in the PST file format which includes emails, personal user information and other configurations that you have made in Outlook.

Making copies of your email can be useful if your Outlook crashes. You can use this backup file to restore all your emails. If for whatever reason, you want to migrate from Outlook to the Firefox thunderbird, you can do it easily. Firefox Thunderbird, even though not as popular as Microsoft Outlook, is created by Mozilla and is a popular open source email management client. Similar to Outlook email setup, Thunderbird has an intuitive interface which makes it easy to understand and quick to operate.

Here’s how you migrate to Thunderbird.

  • Open Firefox Thunderbird from the Start menu. The Start menu comes up when you click on the Start icon which is located on the left bottom corner of the screen.
  • Click on the Tools menu and then hit the Import button.
  • The Import window will pop up on your screen and prompt you to select the type of material you want to import.
  • Click on Address book and then hit the Next button.
  • You will view a lot of software clients list through which you can import the contacts. Select Outlook and then click on Next.

    Outlook Calendar

    Outlook Features Data Backup

  • If you are not able to import the contact list, it’s because Outlook has not been set as the default email program. If this error message appears, open Outlook and then set it as your default email client. Repeat the previous step after setting Outlook as your default email client.
  • You will be able to successfully transfer your entire Outlook address book. Click on Finish to go back to the main software window.
  • If you want to view all your contacts, click on the Address Book tab on the main window. This will bring forward a Contacts window.
  • Repeat the same process to import all your mails to Thunderbird by selecting Address Book instead of Mail.

Follow all the instructions to the word and you will be able to switch to Firefox Thunderbird without any hassles.

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How To Remove The Vuze Toolbar

How To Remove A Toolbar

Toolbar Removal Tool

Vuze toolbar is a part of the Bit Torrent client, which helps in transferring data. You might consider removing the toolbar from your browser if it takes up a lot of screen space or consumes much system resources. Here are various methods with which you can remove the toolbar from different browsers or from the computer.

Removing Vuze-Toolbar From Mozilla Firefox

  • Open the browser, to the right side of the toolbar, you would find a right arrow, click on it.
  • From the drop down menu, select Options.
  • Now click on Help.
  • To remove Vuze-toolbar, click on Uninstall.
  • Restart the browser for the changes to take effect.

Follow the same steps if you are using Internet Explorer.

Steps To Remove Vuze-Toolbar From Google Chrome

These are some guidelines on how to remove a toolbar.

  • Open the Browser.
  • Click on the icon that has three horizontal lines, which is located to the upper right of the browser. From the menu click on the option that say Settings.
  • Click on the Extensions option.
  • You would find a list of extensions that are available in Google Chrome, Select the one that you wish to delete.
  • You need to click on the Trash Bin icon to delete the selected extension.
  • Remove all the extensions that you feel is unnecessary.
  • Close and Open the browser for the changes to take effect.

Now, you would have removed all the extensions from Google Chrome.

Removing The Extension From The Computer

You need to go to the Control Panel to remove it from the computer. Follow these steps to remove Vuze-toolbar.

  • Click on the Start button, which is present to the lower left corner of the desktop.

    Vuze Toolbar

    Removing A Toolbar

  • From the menu, click on the option labeled Control Panel.
  • Click on the icon that says Uninstall A Program or Add/Remove Program from the window.
  • From the list, click on the option that says Vuze Toolbar.
  • Click on the option Uninstall, which is at the top of the window.
  • Close the window and Restart the computer for the changes to take effect.

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Steps To Setup A POP Account In The Outlook 2013 Program

Outlook Email Setup

Outlook Email

You may be using the Outlook program to manage your email messages. Outlook is the most popular and widely used email client program across the globe. This article discusses the Outlook email setup steps to create a POP (Post office Protocol) account in the Outlook program. You can follow these steps religiously so that you do not encounter any Windows or Outlook errors.


  • Turn on your computer and open the Microsoft Outlook program. In the Outlook window, select Tools followed by Email accounts.
  • Choose Add a new email account and then select the Next button.
  • Choose POP3 and then click on the Next button.
  • You can then add the Internet Email Settings with the following details,

Your Name: Your first and last name

Email Address: Type in your Sky Yahoo Mail ID

User Name: Type in your Sky Yahoo Mail ID again

Password: Type in the password of your Sky Yahoo Mail account

Incoming mail server (POP3): pop.tools.sky.com

Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.tools.sky.com

  • Do not select Logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)
  • Select More Settings and then select the Outgoing Server tab. Tick My Outgoing Server requires authentication check box. Now you can select Use same settings as my incoming mail server option.
  • Choose the Advanced tab and ensure that the checkbox This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) is selected in both the outgoing and incoming server sections. Doing this will change the default number in the box from 110 to 995 for POP.

    POP (Post Office Protocol)

    Outlook Help

  • Type in 465 in the box that is provided for Outgoing server (SMTP) and then click on the OK button.
  • Under the Delivery section of this tab, ensure that the Leave a copy of messages on the server option is checked. You can then double check all the information and then click on the Next button. If you find any incorrect information, you can go back to step 4.
  • If everything is correct, your Outlook account is created properly and a congratulations message will appear on the screen. You may now click on the Finish button.
  • You can make sure that the account is working properly by clicking on the Send/Receive button.

These are the simple Outlook email setup steps to create a POP3 account in the Outlook program. If you have any doubts in any of the steps that are explained above, you can contact the Outlook help and support team.

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Compose Emails In Outlook To Have It Resent By Someone Later On

Email In Outlook

Send Email In Outlook

There are multiple email sending options in Outlook. The most frequently used option is composing a new email in Outlook and then sending it to a selected recipient or group of recipients. Another option is sending forwarded messages. When you send a forwarded message to someone, the recipient can retrieve the entire transmission history of the forwarded email you sent because Outlook does not interfere in users’ rights to access the email accounts of others. This can be a problem when you need to have someone resend an email you sent him.

A handy approach to this problem is drafting an email and sending it to the recipient as an attachment. When you send an email this way, the recipient will not be able to see the transmission history of the mail. Obviously, this can maintain the privacy of the email addresses. However, be sure to direct your email recipient to download the drafted message and then resend it to the concerned ones.


  • Open Outlook and compose a new message. For this, go to the New Message option, which is located below the File menu.
  • Add a subject to the new email message in the Subject line. Type the email addresses of the prospective recipients in the To line.
  • Now, compose the message.
  • Once you are done with the above steps, save the message as draft. Select the Save button which is located at the top of the toolbar. The message will be saved now in the folder labelled Drafts.

    Forwarded Email

    Outlook Email

  • After that, close the message. Now, send the draft to the one whom you want to assign with resending the message. Click the New Message button and add a subject to the message. Attach the draft email you have created with the message. For this, select the button titled Attachment, which you can see at the top of the toolbar. You will be prompted now to choose the Attach item. Browse to the Draft folder and highlight the drafted message.
  • After that, go to the dialogue box titled Insert Item and select the Attachment under the Insert As option.
  • Save the changes by clicking the OK button.
  • Select Send. Your message with the attachment will be sent now to the selected recipient.

The above instructions must have helped you send an email message to a delegate and have him resend it to someone else later on. For more options for sending email in Outlook, contact our tech support desk.

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