How Do I Restore Missing Email Folders in Mozilla Thunderbird?

By Zicheng Ren

To retrieve information that has gone missing in Mozilla Thunderbird, use the **Repair Folder** in the **Folder Properties** to reload all your email information from the original mail server such as Yahoo, Hotmail or Gmail.

Step 1

Open Thunderbird and click the **Inbox** that belongs to the email address for which you want to restore a mail folder.

Step 2

Choose **Folder Properties** from the drop-down list by clicking **Edit.**

Step 3

Click **Repair Folder** under **General Information** in the **Folder Properties** window to re-synchronize the folder with the server.

Step 4

Thunderbird retrieves your emails from the server. You can find your emails after the download is complete.

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