Email, Messaging, & Video Calls Email How to Save a Message as a Template in Mozilla Thunderbird Send email faster with Mozilla Thunderbird message templates By Heinz Tschabitscher Writer A former freelance contributor who has reviewed hundreds of email programs and services since 1997. our editorial process Heinz Tschabitscher Updated January 14, 2020 Peshkova / Getty Images Email Yahoo! Mail Gmail Tweet Share Email If you write similar emails over and over again, save time by saving a message as a template in Mozilla Thunderbird. That way, you can reuse the template and add new information without having to retype anything. Instructions in this article apply to the desktop version of Mozilla Thunderbird. How to Save a Message Template in Thunderbird To save a message as a template in Mozilla Thunderbird: Select Write > Message to open a new message window. Compose the template message, then select File > Save as > Template. Go to the Folder pane and select Templates to view the saved message. Select the template to open a copy of the template message, then modify the message and send it. The original message in the Templates folder is not affected. Return to the Templates folder whenever you need to compose a similar email. It's also possible to create email templates in Microsoft Outlook.