3. Additional Tweaks

There are several additional tweaks that can be made to Thunderbird to enable more fluid interchange between Thunderbird and Nexus. These are described below:

3.1. Using the Nexus Sent Items folder

Default Thunderbird installations store sent messages in the Sent folder. It is better to change this to the Nexus default instead. To change the setting:

  1. Open the Account Settings window (In the top navigantion bar, select [Tools] -> [Account Settings]).
  2. From the left-hand menu, select [Copies and Folders].
  3. On the Copies and Folders screen, select the Other radio button and click in the field next to it and select the name of your Nexus account
  4. A list of all your folders appears, choose the Sent Items folder and click OK to save your change.

3.2. Change the Junk mail folder

Default Thunderbird installations place junk mail into the Junk folder. It is better to change this to the Nexus default Junk E-Mail instead. To change the setting:

  1. Open the Account Settings window (In the top navigantion bar, select [Tools] -> [Account Settings]).
  2. Select [Junk Settings] from the left-hand menu bar
  3. On the Junk Settings screen, select the move new junk messages to: checkbox
  4. Click on the Other radio button and then click in the adjacent field. A list of accounts is now shown
  5. Select your Nexus account
  6. A list of all your folders appears, choose the Junk E-mail folder and click OK to save your change.

3.3. Configuring Thunderbird to use the Deleted Items folder

By default Thunderbird uses the Trash folder to store deleted items. For Nexus the expected name for this folder is Deleted Items. To change Thunderbird so that it uses this folder do the following:

  1. From the top menu in Thunderbird choose [Tools] > [Account Settings]
  2. The Account Settings screen opens
  3. Select [Server Settings] for your Nexus account from the menu
  4. On this new screen you will see that there is a list of options for what you can do with a deleted message. Select the radio button next to Move it to this folder
  5. Next click on the down arrow of the section box to reveal all of your Nexus folders. From this list choose Deleted Items
  6. Finally click the OK button to complete the process.

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