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Wed, Feb 3, 2021 7:00 AM

email Spam folder

This page

https://www.datarecovery.institute/migrate-emails-from-comcast-to-thunderbird/

says "Emails from Inbox, Sent, Draft, Trash, and Spam folders can be downloaded" using Thunderbird.

 

How can I set up Thunderbird to  download Spam messages? (Thunderbird has a Spam folder, but nothing ever appears there.

 

Thanks!

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Latoque

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2 m ago

As a test, move an email from some other folder in the Comcast account to the Spam folder.  Does it appear in the "Junk" folder in Thunderbird?

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tashanet

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2 m ago

Thanks for the suggestion.

I did what you suggested. The message did not appear in the Junk folder in Thunderbird.

 

Yesterday , in MailSettings --> Advanced, I set this:

                   Override Security Filters - Allow spam and potentially harmful messages in your Inbox.

That did not work either.

 

This is inconceivable. How many emails have I missed in the last few years because of this problem? 

 

 

 

 

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