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Office 365 (Thunderbird) - Modify Delivery Options

Best Effort Support Only

This document contains instructions on using a non-Microsoft email client, such as Apple Mail or Thunderbird. Microsoft does not recommend these clients for use with Office 365, and there are often significant limitations in client functionality as a result.

Because of this, the DoIT Help Desk is only able to offer best effort support for these clients, and certain issues may require the use of a Microsoft client in order to be resolved. For more information on Office 365 client support, please see: Office 365 - Which clients/protocols will be supported?.

This document will provide you step-by-step instructions on how to request a read receipt.

Request a Read Receipt 

  1. Open Thunderbird
  2. Click the Menu button next to the search bar (three horizontal lines)

    menu button

  3. Highlight Preferences then click Preferences (For Windows, select Options)
  4. Choose the Advanced tab of the pop up menu
  5. Click Return Receipts

    Return Reciepts button

  6. Check the box by When sending messages, always request a return receipt 

    Return Reciepts setting screen

  7. Now all your sent messages will request a read receipt 

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Keywords:microsoft office365 o365 mozilla thunderbird return receipt delivery options preferences   Doc ID:39683
Owner:Help Desk KB Team .Group:DoIT Help Desk
Created:2014-04-30 15:43 CDTUpdated:2020-08-13 18:22 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, Office 365
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