Thunderbird Release Notes

Version 68.1.1, first offered to channel users on September 25, 2019

Check out "What’s New" and "Known Issues" for this version of Thunderbird below. As always, you’re encouraged to tell us what you think, or file a bug in Bugzilla. If interested, please see the complete list of changes in this release.

Thunderbird version 68.1.1 is only offered as direct download from thunderbird.net and not as upgrade from Thunderbird version 60 or earlier. A future version 68.2 will provide updates from earlier versions. If you have installed Lightning, Thunderbird's calendar add-on, it will automatically be updated to match the new version of Thunderbird. Refer to this Calendar troubleshooting article in case of problems.

System Requirements: • Window: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 or later • Mac: Mac OS X 10.9 or later • Linux: GTK+ 3.4 or higher. Details here.

Please refer to Release Notes for version 68.0 to see the list of improvements and fixed issues.

What’s New

  • fixed

    Issues with attachments in IMAP messages

  • fixed

    Gmail accounts ignored a non-standard trash folder selection. Note: If non-standard trash folder was selected previously in the account settings, this setting will now take effect which may be unexpected.

  • fixed

    Entering/pasting lists of recipients into the addressing widget or mailing list not working reliably, especially when lists contained multiple commas or semicolons

  • fixed

    Edit mailing list not working

  • fixed

    Various theme fixes, especially dark theme improvements for Calendar

  • fixed

    Contrast between tag label and background not optimal

  • fixed

    Account Central pane always loaded at start-up

  • fixed

    "Config Editor" button not removed if blocked by policy

  • fixed

    Calendar: Free/busy information in attendees dialog not scrolled correctly. Note: Scroll arrows still not behaving correctly.

  • fixed

    Various security fixes

Known Issues

  • unresolved

    Calendar: Problems with WCAP provider