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How do I install a Thunderbird add-on?

Using add-ons, you can extend the free email program Thunderbird with features like encryption. In this help article we explain how to find and install an add-on.

Installing an add-on

  1. Click the sandwich button at the top right of the menu.
  2. Click Add-ons.
Thunderbird: How to install an Add-on - step 1
  1. Enter the name of an add-on in the search field, for example, “Enigmail” or a desired function, and confirm your entry with the enter key.
  2. To the right of the entry for the add-on, click Install.
Thunderbird: How to install an Add-on - step 2
  1. Once installation is complete, you need to restart Thunderbird. To do so, click Restart now.
Thunderbird: How to install an Add-on - step 3

After restarting, the add-on is installed and activated.

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