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Todoist for Postbox


I downloaded the Todoist_for_Postbox.xpi file, but it doesn't expand; do you have a clue?
Thanks in advance for your help.
Best regards

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Brendon Wadey  staff
Replied on Feb 26, 2014 - 00:29 UTC

Hi Michel,

What exactly are you referring to? When you click on the Todoist button within Postbox, nothing happens? Are you trying to install it? Open Postbox, click Tools, Addons, then click the gear icon at the top, Install From File.


Keith Hampson
Replied on Feb 26, 2014 - 02:37 UTC

Brendon -
Mac OS doesn't seem to not what to do with an XPI file type. I believe this is the basis of the problem.

Dan Wilson  premium
Replied on Feb 26, 2014 - 02:52 UTC

I am having the same issue as well

Brendon Wadey  staff
Replied on Feb 26, 2014 - 02:53 UTC


That is not the case. I have downloaded the XPI on my Mac, followed the instructions above, and it found the XPI file and installed no problem.

What version of OSX are you running?


jarrodrisson  premium
Replied on Feb 26, 2014 - 05:30 UTC

It sounds like installing the extension is the problem, not actually using it in Postbox.
An 'xpi' does not expand; it is an add-on installed via the host program. Go to Postbox; click on 'Tools', then 'Add ons'. Click on the gear icon in the top right corner of the window that appears, then select 'Install add on from file'. Browse to where you have the Todoist xpi saved, and select it. Postbox will want to restart before you can use the Todoist install.
Hope this helps!

Adrian Heath  premium
Replied on Feb 26, 2014 - 06:06 UTC

any plans for todoist having an add on for apple mail, as with Postbox?

Michel Olivès
Replied on Feb 26, 2014 - 10:22 UTC

Thanks Brandon for your help. Actually, I thought I had to unzip the file to install it and I couldn't do it. I followed your instructions and it works perfectly now :)
Best regards

Keith Hampson
Replied on Feb 26, 2014 - 13:21 UTC

Jarrod - You are exactly right. It worked following your instructions - thank you.
Given that I've never had to install an application in this particular manner (and I've been using Apple since the 80s), ToDoIst may want to include these instructions.