Closed Bug 235890 Opened 16 years ago Closed 16 years ago
Minimize Thunderbird to system tray; check mail when inactive
ENHANCEMENT: Add a Thunderbird system tray icon (like the Quick Launch in Seamonkey) that makes Thunderbird startup faster and checks email automatically at intervals and uses "Biff" to notify of new email when it is received. OR Add an option to "Minimize Thunderbird to System Tray" so when Thunderbird is minimized and the option is selected, it will be minimized to an icon in the WinXP system tray. In either case, "Biff" would continue checking mail at specified intervals, displaying an alert if new mail comes in, and giving the ability to start Thunderbird by clicking the "ACCOUNT has X new messages" pop-up or by double-clicking/right clicking the Thunderbird icon in the system tray.
I searched before posting this bug and didn't see any duplicates, but a subsequent search brought up Bug 208963; this looks like it could be a duplicate. 208923 is for adding a tray icon; this is for using the tray icon to check for new mail ("Biff"). Still, it might be a dupe.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 208923 ***
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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