[Quick Tip] How To Install Add-ons In Mozilla Thunderbird

Mozilla Thunderbird is a free email application that’s easy to set up and customize – and it’s loaded with great features!

Add-ons are applications that let you personalize Thunderbird with extra functionality or style.

To install an Add-on in Thunderbird we need to download the Add-on file (with .xpi extension) then install from file using Thunderbird, the steps are provided below.

First launch Thunderbird:

Click Menu and navigate to Add-ons.

thunderbird_1Download  the Add-on file (.xpi) to your computer by visiting Get Add-ons in the side pane


Click the settings icon and Select Install Add-on From File and choose downloaded xpi file (as shown below)

thunderbird_2Click Install Now to install Add-on.

thunderbird_3After installation has been completed successfully, restart Thunderbird to effect changes.