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I have 3 apple devices: iPhone, iPad, Macbook pro, all receiving emails from the same provider. When one specific friend of mine sends me an email, I receive it on the iPhone and iPad, but not on the Macbook.

What could the problem be and how can I fix it?

Many thanks.

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Who is your mailprovider and what type of mail protocol do you use (IMAP, POP etc) and what s the sending email client? – Mark May 1 '13 at 14:42
Did you check your junk folder on the Mac? Did you check your mail rules? – patrix May 1 '13 at 14:52
Yes and yes ... :-( – Barbara May 1 '13 at 16:17
Did you accidentally block that sender? Check under junk mail settings, blocked senders in outlook. assuming you use outlook), if not please specify. – Buscar웃 May 1 '13 at 22:12
Where do your emails come from, Gmail, MSN-Hotmail or others... – Buscar웃 May 2 '13 at 12:37

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