Folders and Filters


Color Folders

Color your Folder Treeview Icons!

Rated 4 out of 5 stars (123)
24,735 users

QuickFolders (Tabbed Folders)

The "Swiss army knife" of folders. Turn your favorites into tabs - open folders and subfolders, move mails without scrolling around or searching. powerful + easy.

See new mail at a glance after automatic filtering - supports quickFilters addon!

Rated 5 out of 5 stars (109)
24,424 users


Quickly generate mail filters on the fly, by dragging and dropping mails and analyzing their attributes. Create a filter in less than 10 seconds, it's as easy as: drag, click, click.

By popular demand, supports SORTING filters alphabetically.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars (20)
10,465 users

Folder Pane View Switcher

Add arrow buttons for rotating among folder views, and switch to "All Folders" view when hovering over the folder pane during drag & drop.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars (36)
10,355 users

Silent Block

Minimum and fast URL blocker by regular expression.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars (19)
9,517 users

Expression Search / GMailUI

Powerful message searching through expressions. Type "from:fred to:tom" to see all messages from Fred to Tom in the current view. Support 'regular expressions' and 'click to search'.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars (69)
7,951 users

Hide Local Folders

Removes the "Local Folders" entry from the folder pane.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars (19)
6,012 users

Awesome Auto Archive No Restart

Automatically do Archive/Copy/Delete/Move actions based on user defined rules

Rated 4 out of 5 stars (20)
5,800 users

EmailPicky 4

Grab email addresses from emails from any selected Email Folder and add them to your contacts. (Email Crawler / Email ID Grabber / Bounced email collector) - Thunderbird Plugin

Rated 4 out of 5 stars (6)
3,102 users

Search Results Sort By Date Not Relevance

Makes search results sort by "date" instead of "relevance" by default.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars (14)
2,772 users

mozCleaner No Restart

Cleans your Firefox, Thunderbird, SeaMonkey, Fennec (unstable), Instantbird and BlueGriffon.

Rated 2 out of 5 stars (5)
2,114 users

Archive This

Provides keyboard shortcuts for filing messages into nine configurable "favorite" folders using user-defined keys. Also provides a simple filter system with a keyboard shortcut to file the currently selected message(s) into the correct folder.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars (24)
1,683 users

Empty 'em

Empty all your Trash and Junk folders in one fell swoop!

Rated 3 out of 5 stars (28)
1,656 users

Tag Sequence Arranger

Enable you to arrange the tag sequences in their listbox.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars (3)
1,598 users

IMAP Received Date

Make the “Received” column in IMAP folders show when messages were actually received.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars (6)
1,540 users

Reply Monitor

Keep track of your emails and replies (Lightning is required).
Note: the name of this add-on has been changed to Reply Monitor because the previous name is a registered trademark.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars (20)
1,462 users

Search as list

Search results appear as list (as per the "Open email as list" button).
- return to facet view with shift+close [x]
- auto open list view when few results found
- column config./sort/toggle [IMG3&4]
- apply columns to search as list menu [IMG5]

Rated 5 out of 5 stars (18)
1,252 users


Clean up your inbox! While moving a mail the first time, QuickArchiver remembers the destination folder and enables you to move further mails with a single click. You can apply rules by sender, recipient and subject.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars (8)
1,189 users

Purge Events Plus

Purge events from Sunbird and Lightning files and thereby cleanes the calendar

Rated 4 out of 5 stars (9)
1,110 users

Mark Junk Read No Restart

Automatically marks all messages in junk folders as read.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars (7)
1,042 users