The Thunderbird email client is a popular open source desktop program that is used by millions for sending, receiving and managing emails. The program supports a number of keyboard shortcuts that are mapped to specific functionality. While it is possible to use Thunderbird using the mouse exclusively, keyboard shortcuts may speed up certain operations.
This guide lists the most useful shortcuts for the Thunderbird email client; most useful in regards to improving productivity by speeding up workflows. Thunderbird displays some of the supported keyboard shortcuts when you open menus.
Modifier keys are the Ctrl-key on Windows and Linux, and the Cmd-key on Mac OS devices. This guide uses Ctrl, and Mac users need to replace it with Cmd whenever it is used to make the shortcut work on their devices.
Keyboard shortcuts may speed up certain operations significantly. You can check out the entire list of supported keyboard shortcuts on the Thunderbird support website.Advertisement
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