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Sometimes it is not so easy to identify spam in the inbox. The subject and the sender look OK and only when I click on the mail to open it, I can see the email adress to identify spam.

It would be helpfull to see the full sender address when mouse over the sender in the inbox. Even better, when a spam button would be directly included with the mouse over bubble with the full email.

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(Note: similar ideas have been merged into this thread)

Making moves

in MSN (Outlook) website email when my mouse touch sender before click it and it shows highlight with email address that help me to see verifty it before I click to open email. Its more safe than open any stranger's email box. Not all email providers have that kind of features.

Strollin' around

I've been a long time user of Thunderbird and not being able to see the senders email address before opening an email is the one thing I don't like about Thunderbird (for easier spam and phishing detection)

So I really hope this can be added sooner rather than later 🙂

I have no real preference on how this is achieved:

  • Extra column
  • Via a setting
  • On mouse over (hover)

But it would be good if this is added for both the Table and Card view

Thank you very much!

Strollin' around

I also really need this, same reason as Danylo stated in new-column-for-e-mail-address-of-sender

Strollin' around


Strollin' around

For those that may be interested, it is already possible to mouse over recipient to see email address but there are more improvements coming up...

Thunderbird may by default soon show Full Name <email> except for known addresses registered in address books.

Show email address in message list -

Also some discussion


Strollin' around

Please add this feature as soon as possible, I have just fallen for it again and its becoming a real problem.



For those that may be interested

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