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I just upgraded to Sierra and now I can't use Thunderbird to

Customer Question

I just upgraded to Sierra and now I can't use Thunderbird to access e-mail. The network connection does not work and I get an IMAP error
JA: Who is your email provider (Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, etc.)?
Customer: Google accounts but Thunderbird is the platform
JA: How do you access your email most often? On a phone or tablet, or through a web browser?
Customer: Directly through Thunderbird. If your'e not familiar with Thunderbird, I will move on
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Nothing yet
JA: Anything else you want the email expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: I just need someone who's familiar with Thunderbird. Otherwise, it's a waste of time
Submitted: 30 days ago.
Category: Email
Expert:  Lorenz Vauck replied 30 days ago.

Dear Client,

thank you very much for your question. My name is***** am a computer expert since 17 years and I will be assisting you today.

Can you please let me know what exact error you are getting with Thunderbird? Is it when you try to launch it or when trying to retrieve / send emails?

Thanks for your patience and best regards,

Lorenz Vauck

Customer: replied 30 days ago.
Retrieving emails. It times out because it cannot connect to the network. It's a network problem
Expert:  Lorenz Vauck replied 30 days ago.

Are you able to use your web-browser just fine? Can you access your emails there via ?

Customer: replied 30 days ago.
I have to go. I will continue this tomorrow
Expert:  Lorenz Vauck replied 30 days ago.

OK, just message me when you are back and we can go ahead. Thank you very much.

Customer: replied 29 days ago.
Are you available now?
Expert:  Lorenz Vauck replied 29 days ago.


I am available again now. Please just let me know how we should continue.

Thank you very much,

Lorenz Vauck

Customer: replied 29 days ago.
Apple solved my problem. Thank you.
Expert:  Lorenz Vauck replied 28 days ago.

That is great to hear, thank you very much for letting me know.

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I wish you a great time and remain with best regards,

Lorenz Vauck