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To activate Maildir in Thunderbird

March 15, 2012 9 comments

To use folder size > 4 GB in Thunderbird,
You can set mail.serverDefaultStoreContractID = “;1” in tools ->preference -> advanced -> general -> config editor to use berkeleydb for new accounts. [This feature is experimental. so backup data].

thunderbird preference

Thunderbird preference

configuration editor thunderbird

configuration editor Thunderbird



key to change

key to change

So next time if you create a new account, storage of mail will be in maildir format.

Default is “;1”, which is mbox.