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Apple Mail App Alternatives for os X

Can anyone let me know if there are any lightweight-Mail application for Mac OS X? Mail seems to consume too much of memory space
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How to keep Mail from encoding messages with Windows-1252?

A few of my colleagues using Mail, and myself, are unwillingly and without any knowledge of this misbehaviour, sending messages encoded with Windows-1252: Content-Type: text/plain; ...
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How can I use Automator to extract information from an email in Mail?

I'm trying to extract information from emails coming in from PayPal from my customers (first name, last name, address, phone #, order #, date) to create a database with that information. The info ...
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Change “From” address to new domain for Mail 7.2 (Mavericks)

I've recently purchased a domain and set up a forwarding email account there. This account forwards mail sent to it to my iCloud address. I'd like to have the "From" line in outgoing emails from the ...
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How to open mime attachments in external apps from iPhone 5S iOS 7 mail, and the best app to use

How do I open mime attachments from external apps from iPhone 5S iOS 7 mail? Which apps would be the most efficient to use?
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Using the replyto: field as a filter in mail.app

I've been getting spam that has one thing in common: all the mails have a reply-to field of the form: replyto1@<domain> where the domain changes from email to email. I'd like to set a search ...
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Is the X-mailer number assigned to a specific iPad?

On the iPad is there going to be the same X-mailer number assigned to it, or does it change when emails are sent? Basically, is the X-mailer number assigned to a specific iPad?
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Apple Mail.app hides Archive folder - how to get it to show

I use Mail.app with FastMail. Mostly, it just works. However, when I start up Mail it never shows the Archive folder. The Archive button will move mail to it, but it's not there. The Goto mailbox ...
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iMac Multi-user and notifications

I always used my iMac alone and now I'm about to share it with someone but the multi-user thing is quite new to me. I know we can't have more than one Apple ID (iCloud, itunes etc..) by session so we ...
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Can I add EAS support to Mac OS

Is there a plugin, or some third party solution that I can install on OSX to get EAS support for native calendars and contacts apps? I'd like to add "internet accounts" in the settings for my ...
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outlook.com calendar and contacts sync

I recently started using a mac, and my mind was blown by the fact that I can't sync my live.com calendar with the default calendar app (same goes for contacts). I don't understand why this is the case ...
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Do iCloud email addresses ignore periods like Gmail?

In a Gmail email, you can put periods in your email, but in the end, the address is seen without them. So dave.tess@gmail.com is also seen as davetess@gmail.com or even d.a.v.e.tess@gmail.com. My ...
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Applescript for Outlook 2011 that moves all messages from a specific folder that match a source account to a different folder

As the Title states "Help with an Applescript for Outlook 2011 that moves all messages from a specific folder that match a source account to a different folder." So, I have a "rule" that moves all ...
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OSX Mail Server Forward to External Address

I have an OSX mail server set up on Mavericks (10.9.2 I believe). I'm trying to set up a few addresses that should do nothing but forward to external gmail addresses. For example, let's say I want ...
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OSX Server Optimal Setup for Mail for Multiple Domains

I've been attempting to set up a mail server for my clients. I run a small web design business, and we recently moved all of our hosting over to dedicated mac mini machines. I have one mini dedicated ...
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iphone default alert not being set on new calendar events created from mail

I have the default alert time for events turned on, set to 30 minutes before. This works if I create a new event from within the calendar. However, if I create a new event following a link from email, ...
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Configuring Mail.app “From” drop-down menu?

When I write a mail in Mail.app (using MacOS X Mavericks 10.9.2 here), I have this "From" Drop down menu which allows me to select from which of my accounts I want to send that mail. In my case, this ...
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running email server (postfix?) on plain Mavericks (NOT server)

I need to run a very simple email server on a plain (non-OSX Server) Mavericks box (Mac mini). All I need to do is be able to receive email with attachments, send it to a Perl/Python script, and send ...
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Mavericks mail.app to/cc header detail white color

my mail.app suddenly stopped showing me to/cc header detail in all emails. I had a better look at it and those headers are there, but are displayed in white color. Details on image: I tried ...
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How can I send an email from within iCloud.com using a different email address? [duplicate]

I have my own private domain hosting solution with email, for example, test@test.com. When I am using the iCloud.com website from my browser, let's say for creating a spreadsheet, I will want to shed ...
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AppleScript/Automate Mail Tasks

I've been trying to help a coworker automate a weekly email compilation he sends out but haven't yet been able to figure out how address a few specific areas...first I'll explain the situation, then ...
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Mail.app on iOS 7.1 not syncing with Mail.app on Mountain Lion

I have an iPhone 5s and an iMac running Mountain Lion. When I mark a message in Mac Mail as read, it doesn't sync on the iPhone. I have me.com email on both. They used to sync just fine until I ...
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Apple Mail: Show number of emails, group by date

I am trying to figure out how many emails daily are received in one inbox. Is there any reporting function available (daily received, sent and deleted email)?
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How do I clear the default email client?

I do not want ANY email client as a default. Whenever I accidentally click on a link, Outlook comes up. I do not want ANYTHING to pop up. Uninstalling is not an option. I want Outlook on the ...
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How to remove a non-existant iCloud mail account from mail?

I have been having problems with my iCloud account not syncing properly with my iOS devices, so I wanted to reinstall the iCloud account. The first thing that I wanted to do was to remove my old ...
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Why is OSX Mail suddenly not showing me the correct messages for “Red Flag”

I just went into my mail as I often do and clicked on the Red Flag filter. Strangely, it's showing four random messages from my ancient history, none of which are flagged. It's not showing the dozen ...
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dual (two factor-auth) gmail accounts in Mail.app

Situation: I have two gmail accounts: 1 private (@gmail.com) and 1 google apps (@domain.com) account. Both have 2-factor-auth enabled. However, the problem is that whenever I restart Mail.app, it ...
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Applescript to import mail with attachments into devonthink that would expand archived files

My workflow is to tag and put all incoming docs from Mail.app into Devonthink. I do this with Applescript. Script is working fine for me with one exception - I do not know how to make it expand .zip ...
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Mail.app throws connection problems without sending a single packet

I set up a server running Postfix + Dovecot w/ SASL auth and SSL everywhere (actually, STARTTLS). It's about as "bog-standard" as you can get (meaning I followed one of the innumerable cookbooks on ...
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What's the difference between gmail and exchange option when setting up mail on ios 7 (2014)?

This question[1] has a pretty good summary of the options, but it's a year old and both platforms seem to have had some significant changes since then. [1] What is the best way to set up Google mail, ...
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Persistent “You got a mail.” dialog. i.softbank.jp mail

Persistent “You got a mail.” dialog. i.softbank.jp mail Sometimes I must press dismiss multiple times before the screen disappears and the lock screen is displayed.
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How to make iOS Mail.app recognize Courier's namespace prefix?

I am using a Courier IMAP server which, per default, uses the 'INBOX.' prefix for all folders. On Mac OS X as a client this works just fine. On iOS however, I have to manually configure in the ...
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Reset custom Mail UserHeaders settings in Terminal

How do I reset the following command? defaults write com.apple.mail UserHeaders '{"Reply-To" = "reply-to@address"; }' I had to use this workaround for a problem with the hosting provider that used ...
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How to enable Mac OS X server email alerts

I have a specific Mac mini server that does not send out email alerts, even though I have an email address configured. I also want to note that I am not using the mail server within server.app. I ...
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Why is email being downloaded every time I (dis)connect VPN?

I've noticed that every time I connect to or disconnect from a VPN connection, Apple Mail downloads all sorts of old email, email that's already been downloaded locally. I don't believe it's ...
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Apple Mail can't load mails with attachments after transfer

Here is the story. My client wanted to move from his shared hosting email platform to google apps. He wanted also to backup around 60.000 emails. So, I opened the Apple Mail and I've made a local ...
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Preventing iCloud from syncing internet accounts in OS X Mavericks

I have an email account that I wish to add to only one computer. Unfortunately when I create the account, iCloud automatically syncs it with my other machines. Any way to prevent it from doing that? ...
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How to search for emails sent by a specific person in iOS Mail

I used to be able to search for emails sent by "Jack Tan" by using the FROM toolbar in the mailbox After iOS 7 update, it seems the From, All, Subject, and To toolbar has disappeared. It now looks ...
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iPhone 4 with iOS 7.0.6

When I reply to an email (btinternet) on my IPhone sends a message that the recipient receives from "ME", the recipient does not get my email address so does not easily know who the mail is from ! Can ...
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Mail able to send but not receive

I have found and tried several solutions to why Mail.app (I'm running Mavericks) has not been able to download emails for about 5 hours. I can send just fine, but when I go to my gmail account there ...
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“All” missing from favorites bar in mail on Mavericks

I used to have a choice "All" on the favorites bar in Mail on Mavericks. (This is on an iMac). It has disappeared. Is there a way to get it back?
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operating address book and calendar OS X 10.9.1

How to deleate a group in the address book. I could before the upgrade. Even before I upgraded system my calendar completely deleated all but birthdays and will not take any appointment. They are ...
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Apple Mail App Unread Email Button unhighlighted

After migrating to a new macbook pro using Time machine, my 'Unread Emails' button in the Apple Mail.app is now (one on the bottom right) permanently disabled/un-highlighted/unuseable, even when I ...
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Mail Signature Strange Problem

I have 3 email accounts configured in Mail.app for Mavericks. Account A is Public Gmail. Account B is IMAP. Account C is Corporate Gmail. Created 3 signatures respectively and assigned each account ...
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Is there a way to disable the sorting on click within mail.app?

Let me first tell you my specific problem: I'm setting up mail.app for a senior citizen (read as in bad eyesight, bad hand-eye coordination). I taught a setup were emails would be sorted by ...
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What is the purpose of the numeral to the right of Sent in Apple Mail?

I realize this is not specific to Apple Mail, but recently someone asked me this and I had not a clue of its meaning. I also am having no luck searching Google or Bing for the answer. The closest ...
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How can I fix a Mac OS X Mail SMIME issue that's happening after renewing my certificate

I just renewed my SMIME email certificate after the previous one expired. Now any new mail I write in Mail.app simply disappears after I close and reopen Mail.app. They are not deleted (Trash or in ...
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How do I start a fake SMTP server automatically?

I'm using Mac 10.9.1. I would like to install a fake SMTP server on my system -- one that listens for emails on port 25 but doesn't actually do anything with them. I'd like this process to start ...
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Taskbar Icon for New Mail

I'm running Mac OS X 10.9.1 using the Mail app (v7.1) to interact with my exchange email account. Is there any way to configure the Mail app to show an icon in the task bar whenever I have new mail? ...
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Office 2011 issue with emailing an attachment

My laptop was recently upgraded to Mavericks and has Office 2011. With an office document, I like to use file>>share>>email(as attachment). When I do this now, I get an alert that Word was unable to ...