How to archive FASmail in Thunderbird for Windows

  1. In the left column, right-click on your FASMail account and click Settings

  2. In the left column, click Copies & Folders

  3. In the Message Archives section, make sure the Keep message archives in: setting is checked. Select the Local Folders option from the dropdown list beside the "Archives" Folder on: setting.

  4. In the left column, click Local Folders.

  5. Click the Browse button beside Local Directory setting. Choose a location on your network drive.

  6. Close the Account Settings tab.

  7. Sort your inbox email by date and select all the old emails you'd like to archive. To select a block of emails: select the first email, hold down the Shift key, select the last email.

  8. Right-click on the selected emails and select Archive. This will move the selected emails into the Archive folder stored on the network drive.