How to increase mail server timeout settings in Mozilla Thunderbird


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To edit your mail server timeout settings in Mozilla Thunderbird:

  • Click Tools and select Options
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  • Click the Advanced menu and then click the Config Editor button
Advanced Config Editor.JPG
  • Click the confirmation button for "I'll be careful, I promise"
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  • Type timeout in the search bar, double click on the mailnews.timeout line
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  • Change the 100 to 1000 and then click OK to save the change
  • Restart Mozilla Thunderbird