Welcome To The Thunderbird 102 Beta! Resources, Links, And Guides
The wait for this year’s major new Thunderbird release is almost over! But you can test-drive many of the new features like the brand new Address Book, Matrix Chat support, import/export wizard, and refreshed visuals right now with the Thunderbird 102 Beta. Better still, you might be directly responsible for improving the final product via your feedback and bug reports.
Below, you’ll find all the resources you need for testing the Thunderbird 102 Beta. From technical guides to a community feedback forum to running the beta side-by-side with your existing stable version, we’ve got you covered.
Do you feel something is missing from this list? Please leave a comment here, or email me personally (jason at thunderbird dot net). I’ll make sure we get it added!
Thunderbird 102 Beta: First Steps
Here are some first steps and important considerations to take into account before deciding to install the beta.
- Should you use the beta? Read this to find out.
- How to back up your existing Thunderbird profile.
- Download the Thunderbird 102 Beta.
Thunderbird 102 Beta: Guides, Links, And Resources
We want you to have the smoothest beta experience possible. Whether you’re reporting bugs, seeking solutions, or trying to run beta side-by-side with an existing Thunderbird installation, these resources should help.
- ADVICE: How to install and run the beta. Read this first to decide what your installation method will be!
- DETAILED GUIDE: How to run the Thunderbird beta side-by-side with the stable version.
- Found a bug? Here’s how to reproduce the problem in Troubleshoot Mode.
- How to go back to your regular version if you no longer wish to use the beta.
- Here’s where to report that bug.
- Discuss the beta with our developers and the global Thunderbird community in this dedicated forum. The group is easy to join, and questions are encouraged.
- If you need help in another language besides English, please use this form.
From all of us here at Thunderbird: Have fun, and happy testing!