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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 Settings.
  3. Open the menu item Privacy and Security.
  4. Under the section entitled Passwords, click on Saved Passwords....
  5. You will now see a list of all accounts in Thunderbird. By clicking on Show Passwords, you will display the corresponding passwords.
  6. Confirm by clicking on Yes.
  7. You will now see your Posteo password next to your Posteo email address in the column Password.

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