Compact Thunderbird Folders

Compact Folders in Thunderbird to improve performance and reliability

To compact folders manually:
  1. Open Thunderbird.
  2. Select Compact Folders from the File menu.
  3. Wait for the folders to compact.

 

To compact folders automatically (recommended):
  1. Open Thunderbird.
  2. Go to Tools > Options > Advanced > Network & Disk Space > Disk Space.
  3. Set Thunderbird to "Compact folder when it will save over 100 kB".
  4. Click OK.

More information about compacting folders in Thunderbird is available here:
http://kb.mozillazine.org/Compacting_folders


Revision #1
Created Tue, Feb 19, 2019 7:15 PM by Jennifer Gonzales
Updated Fri, Feb 28, 2020 10:20 PM by Jennifer Gonzales