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Unread Message Counts

System Dock Unread Counts

By default, Postbox only shows the unread message count for Inbox folders in the system dock on macOS. If you would like to see the unread count for all folders

  • Open Config Editor.
  • Type mail.notification.count.inbox_only into the "Filter" textbox.
  • Double-click on that row for mail.notification.count.inbox_only to change the value to false.
  • Restart Postbox.

Disabling Dock Unread Counts

In macOS go to System Preferences / Notifications. Select Postbox on the left side, then de-select the checkbox for: Badge app icon.

Account Tree Unread Counts

By default, Postbox only shows the unread message count for Inbox folders next to each account in the Postbox account pane. If you would like to see the unread count for all folders:

  • Open Config Editor.
  • Paste pb.accounts.show_unread_for_inbox_only into the "Filter" textbox.
  • Double-click on that row for pb.accounts.show_unread_for_inbox_only to change the value to false.
  • Restart Postbox.