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How do I display my password in Thunderbird?

Have you forgotten your Posteo password? If you fetch your emails with Thunderbird via IMAP or POP3, you can retrieve your password on your PC or Mac.

How to retrieve your password in Mozilla Thunderbird

In order to retrieve your password, open Thunderbird. Afterwards, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the sandwich button in the upper-right of Thunderbird.
  2. Click on the arrow next to Options.
  3. Click on Options.

Open Thunderbird's settings via the sandwich button.

  1. Open the menu item Security.
  2. Select the Passwords tab.
  3. Click on Saved Passwords….

Open the menu item "Security". From there, click on the "Passwords" tab and then on "Saved Passwords...".

  1. You will now see a list of all accounts in Thunderbird. By clicking on Show Passwords, you will display the corresponding passwords.
  2. Confirm by clicking on Yes.

Click on "Show Passwords" underneath the list of accounts and confirm by clicking on "Yes".

  1. You will see your Posteo password next to your Posteo email address in the Password column.

You will now see your Posteo password next to your email address in the "Password" column.

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