Read Emails in a Unified Inbox With Mozilla Thunderbird

See all your messages on one screen

Crowd in a unified arrow

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You can easily configure Mozilla Thunderbird to display messages from all your email accounts on a single screen. Here's how.

Cross-platform Thunderbird is free, open-source email software for desktop and laptop computers.

The instructions here apply to Thunderbird version 68 but should be similar in other recent versions.

Configure Thunderbird

  1. Open Thunderbird.

  2. Click View in the menu bar at the top of the screen.

    If you don't see a menu bar, press Alt+to display it.

  3. Select Folders from the drop-down menu.

    Thunderbird Folders > Unified
  4. Click Unified.

All your email from all your accounts will now be grouped into your Inbox, Archives, and Trash folders, as appropriate.

Should you decide not to use the unified view, select View > Folders > All from the menu bar.