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MacBook Mail Issue

I added an new Gmail account to my Mac OS X Mail app in the Dock and it says it's there except I don't get email from that particular account. I opened up the setting for the email and this image is ...
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Where is my email after failed attempt to move it to IMAP?

when moving emails from a local folder to an IMAP servers while using a poor wifi connection the emails seem to disappear completely. Apple mail informs me: "The message 'foo' cannot be moved to the ...
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How can I change the Mail face to show up for to/from fields in a folder?

When I select an email in my sent folder I get the face of the person I've sent the email to: I have a habit of keeping local copies of all sent email for archival. When I copy this email to a ...
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Incomplete text displayed in reply emails for Outlook Mac 2011? The problem is intermittent and I can't reproduce it on demand, but it happens often

After hitting reply, most of the original text is missing and also prior emails. It works correctly after cancelling and re-attempting the reply a second time. I see no pattern, but it happens to me ...
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Gmail notifications in Notification Center

I am looking for a way to see new emails that I received show up in the notification centre. Right now I am following the advice gleamed from this page but when new emails come in all that happens is ...
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Apple Mail configured to use exchange but To and CC addresses coming from other sources

How can I limit the recipients to just contacts from the Exchange directory? When I start typing in the "to" field, not only are my options people in my exchange directory, but also people in my GMail ...
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How to share large size images from Photos app via Mail

It used to be possible to email photos from iPhoto in several meaningful sizes: full size, large, medium, small. Those sizes still exist ostensibly, but when selecting "large," the size is nearly ...
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Trying to find file location of Mac Mail Smartboxes so that I can run automatic email archiver

I'm currently working on a MacBook late 2008 with OS X Yosemite 10.10.3. I use Mac Mail for my email. I have created smart mailboxes to collect together emails that relate to a project number. When ...
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Apple Mail 8: How to display mails in plain text?

Is there an option in Apple Mail 8 to have mails displayed in plain text format? I cannot find a setting for it and the classic way to disable it does not seem to work anymore.
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Apple Mail 8 shows welcome screen on every launch

I recently upgraded from Lion to Yosemite. Now using Mail 8.2 the welcome screen shows up with every launch of the program. Dis- and reenabling the IMAP account like proposed here did not fix it. What ...
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Can I use someone's Apple ID Email to Text Them on Their iPad if I Don't Have an iPhone?

Can I send a text to a friend's iPad if I use their email address as their Apple ID? I have an Amazon Fire smartphone. Will the message get to them from my phone?
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Sent email does not show attachment icon

Any incoming mail with an attachment is indicated as such with the paperclip icon which is great. However this is not shown on any outgoing mail with an attachment even though this column is ticked ...
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How do I reset Mail attachment preferences?

On my dads Macbook I configured via terminal (don't ask how, I forgot) that all attachments should appear as thumbnails. However, somehow they appear as thumbnails, but are thumbnails too. So when you ...
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How do I use Applescript to reply to an email?

Specifically I'm looking for a simple tweak in the Mail app. I have a rule set up to "Reply with text" to certain emails that come in, but one source in particular (Trulia) emails me messages from ...
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iPhone map issue

Every address or location that is mentioned in an email delivered to my phone, or my husband's phone is automatically listed in my maps app. I cannot figure out how to turn this annoying feature off. ...
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Send mail from OS X without email account

On linux, I use exim4 to send mail to a public email address. I don't have to authenticate or anything. It pretends its noreply@example.com and sends it to someone@example.com. Is it possible to do ...
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Account Disabled and Information Wrong?

So today I went to buy something on the itunes store, but it said that I had to change my password since the account is pretty old. I did that, then tried to log in again, but it said my password was ...
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Save contacts to Iphone not email

Ok so I got a new iPhone. I added my work exchange account, for whatever reason I decided to sync contacts. Now all my personal contacts show up in my work contacts in outlook on my work computer. ...
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How to get Mac Mail to show different Gmail addresses in the reply to field?

I have a primary gmail account: me@gmail My employer set up email that forwards to gmail as a different identity: me@mtk.org Me@gmail downloads to my Mail inbox on Mac. I can reply to messages sent ...
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Help with getting mail on my .mac account via Iphone 5

Recently my iPhone stopped receiving email through my mac email account (personal) though my other email account (business) comes through fine. The email comes through to both account with no trouble ...
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Mail displays different name

Apple Mail displays a different FROM name in the mail list pane, even though in the message pane it shows the correct name. This error is not consistent, that is, it might show one contact name, and ...
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Turning off Apple's Email alert for my Google Calendar [duplicate]

I am using Google Calendar on Mac's default Calendar application. The problem that I am experiencing is that, if I set an event to have email alert, I will receive three alert emails. One is from ...
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Facetime & Text & Email Hack

Is it possible to hack facetime and text messages from a iphone you do not own. We have the same apple id log in for both facetime and itunes. There are records of facetime calls, text messages and ...
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OS X Server - Internal Email for Domain

I run OS X Server 4.x on a Mac Mini. I currently have a domain example.com with Mail services setup and everything is working okay so far. My router has IMAP and SMTP port forwarded to the server. ...
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iOS/Mac OS/Gmail 2-step verification broken

Okay, so I've been struggling with this conflict for days now, and I can't figure out how to fix it. Something happened with the way iOS, Mac OS, and GMail has set up 2-step verification and ...
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Can I use our SSL certificate for digital mail signatures?

We have a GoDaddy SSL Certificate that we use on our OS X Server for securing some web sites and the Mail Service running on it. Our company website FQDN is one of the 5 named on that certificate but ...
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How to attach an image directly inside iOS Mail app while writing an e-mail?

When I want to send an image from my iPhone 4s, the workflow is easy. I go to Pictures, I pick the target image and then I click on the "share" icon in bottom left corner. Then of course I can add ...
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Mail has suddenly stopped downloading new messages

I'm running Mail 8.2(2102) on Yosemite 10.10.4 on a late 2012 Mac Mini. A few days ago, Mail suddenly stopped downloading new messages. I can see in the Mail Activity window at the lower left of the ...
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Recipienst list under iCloud mail

How do I stop iCloud from auto saving recipients as Name 1 & Name 2 & Name 3, etc? These multiple "&" email groups are a pain in the butt because the next time you type a recipient, ALL ...
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I am still receiving emails on an old Apple ID address

How can I stop receiving emails on an old Apple ID which I have amended in my account and is no longer showing there?
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SMIME cannot assigned in iOS

I can send encrypted and signed e-mails from Thunderbird and Outlook eMail Client. I can also decrypt and verify the emails. The problem is that on iOS I can't enable assign my certificates. In ...
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Legit email is consistently going to junk folder despite NOT being marked as junk

I've had this problem for years, all the way back to Lion at least. I consistently have various emails coming into Apple Mail, that get moved to the junk folder. These emails are not marked as Junk, ...
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iPhone: Is it possible to rename the extension of a file?

I have an iPhone 5. I am new to this world. Example file: MyFile.zip.jpg ... must be renamed to: MyFile.zip ... or, if not possible or feasible, this file : MyFile.jpg ... must be renamed ...
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Yosemite swoosh missing fix required

Have recently upgraded from Mavericks to Yosemite 10.10.4, and found that Mail's swoosh sound when sending mail is no longer evident. Anyone know how to get it back?
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In Apple Mail, How can I delete a message without moving to the next one, causing the next one to be marked as read?

I typically leave messages as unread if I need to remember to read them later. Also I like to keep my inbox clean, so I delete mail I don't care about saving. When I select a message and press ...
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Iphone 6 email reverts to 1970 [duplicate]

i have an iPhone 6 on ios 8.4. My problem is that the emails keep getting set back to 1970 and are blank this happens every single day and i have to wait hours for it too fully sync again. i have ...
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Iphone 6 email reverts to 1970

i have an iPhone 6 on ios 8.4. My problem is that the emails keep getting set back to 1970 and are blank this happens every single day and i have to wait hours for it too fully sync again. i have ...
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How do I debug “Contacts” app on my iPad

my contacts appears to be contaminated as my email contacts are receiving emails with links from me which, in fact, I've not sent. How can I fix this please? I don't think I can delete the app as I ...
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Use @domain.de in iCloud Mail for rule

I would like to create rules in iCloud on website www.icloud.com/mail/. The problem is, the name before domain changes often. How to set the rule for "sender contains"? Is that possible? I'm using the ...
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Mail app won't let me check mail from student email address

My mail app lets me add my student .edu account, but then, when I try to check the box that allows mail to actually receive the emails that my student account does, it says that it can't link because ...
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Mail.app crashes, after Exchange server rebuild

Our Exchange server was rebuilt following a hardware failure and this has resulted in the mailbox ID changing. Mail.app doesn't like this, and crashes as soon as it tries to check for new messages: ...
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Mail.app does not sync Junk folder with Gmail

I am running Mail.app on Yosemite with a few Gmail accounts on IMAP. Everything is syncing just fine, with the exception of the Junk folders: every time I use "Erase junk mail...", the emails are ...
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Stuck without icloud password. No security qestions no rescue email [duplicate]

Ok so i have a iphone 5s and i bought a new sim for it and it didnt work so i restored it by putting it in recovery mode coz i forgot my password and coudnt turn find my iphone of. after i restored it ...
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Forwarding Emails - drag and click multiple addresses in version 10.10.3 for mail 8.2

In a previous of version of email (pre v8.2), if I wanted to forward an email to multiple users I would use the fwd button and my address book would appear. I would then be able to click multiple ...
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Restoring/Forwarding offline emails from Mac Mail

A long time ago I started using Mac Mail instead of my web-based Yahoo email. Then I deleted all my emails from my web-based Yahoo account and kept them on Mac Mail. Now that I've stopped using Mac ...
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Email forwarding - iOS

Someone sent me an email with an image attached. I want to review the image and forward it to someone else. How do I do that?
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Applescript Producing Error when Sending Messages

I have this Applescript code that sends a message to a given contact. However, I get this runtime error: Can’t get «class pres» "a_name@gmail.com" of application "Messages". The important part of ...
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Applescript - AppleEvent handler failed on set properties {visible messages: }

I have the following applescript working under Lion, but it returns this Error: -10000. Mail got an error: AppleEvent handler failed. error under Yosemite. try tell application "Mail" set ...
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Access emails from Time Machine backups of old machine

Killed my old MacBook in November last year, and was able to access everything I needed for the new MacBook Pro using Time Machine, apart from emails. This Time Machine drive now has backups for the ...
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How to send files as attachments, but have inline image in signature (Mail.app)

OS: 10.10.2 Yosimite App: Mail.app I couldn't find an answer, so hopefully there's a way to do this... I would like to have Mail.app send file/photos as attachments (rather than inline) I found a ...