I recently got this email:
My problem isn’t deleting addresses but not adding them. I seem to have Tbird set such that any new replies get added to the address book. I’d rather put all new entries in manually (mostly because ‘m a lecturer and don’t need all my students’ emails in my address book). I can’t seem to find a way to unset this. Can you help?
After poking around, I think I found what you would need to stop adding entries to your address book automatically.
- Open Thunderbird
- Go to:
- On a Mac: Thunderbird > Preferences
- On Windows: Tools > Options
- Go to the Composition tab
- Uncheck that last checkbox that says “Automatically add outgoing e-mail addresses to my:”.
This should stop adding addresses to your Collected Address or Personal Address Book when you reply to an email.