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Where do I find the “Show Addresses” option in Yosemite Mail?

I have just upgraded to OS X Yosemite. In Apple Mail I normally send email to groups. In my old version of Mail I would press the "Show Addresses" icon in the toolbar and select an email group, ...
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Restoring from TM backup causes Mail to import and eat up HD space on Mac Air

I use a MacBook Air 256 GB HD on Yosemite 10.10. I recently noticed large date range of emails gone missing. Rebuilding the mailbox did not solve the problem so I decided to restore my entire Mac from ...
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Prevent someone else from using my iCloud account?

I am using an Apple iCloud account that was created for me by a friend. I have a suspicion that my friend is now accessing my photos and videos through this account. When we created the account, we ...
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Deleting mails from Apple Mail Yosemite 10.10.5

In my previous iMac which was 8 years old, I had it set up to be able to automatically connect to my usual @outlook.com account whenever I clicked on the mail icon to forward a webpage to someone. ...
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Notifications (outlook mainly) pop up in secondary display OS 10.10

My appointment notifications always pop up in my non-active (I still have the white bar over my laptop display in system preferences) display, as well as if I click on the new email pop-up (which ...
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Gmail - labels / folders [closed]

I use an iPad and have GMail. Although I have created labels that suit my own purposes, the default list of GMail labels included Inbox All Mail Important amongst others. I cannot for the life ...
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Mac mail prevent mark as read

I am working on a mac running OSX 10.10.5 and I am using Apple mail. When I am reading an email I want to prevent the email from being marked as read instantly. I would rather mark it myself, or have ...
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Why I'm led to an another email account in my IPhone 6 Plus(IOS 8.4)?

There are three email accounts on my phone. A standard account(gmail) and two additional accounts. When clicking on the email icon on the bottom bar my phone opens sometimes my standard account and ...
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How to block an email thread from notifications in Yosemite

Is there a way to block a specific email thread from notifications in Yosemite without turning notifications off for email? I am using mail.app.
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iPhone 6 mail app delays

I am using iPhone 6 native app as my email client. I recently did the latest update and I have noticed that I've been receiving my email notifications a bit late or delayed. The notifications are ...
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Mac OSX Mail processing millions of unknown Incoming emails

I don't know why my Mail is processing Millions of mails ..but obviously I don't have that many mails.. I wonder what is happening to my mail client as it is roaring my CPU quite seriously.
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I'm having trouble setting up my email for my Mac, it's version 10.7.5

I received my brother-in-law's old Mac as a gift. When we tried to switch from his email to mine, the app won't accept my password or connect online. Does anyone know to fix this? The Mac still has ...
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Email synching conflict between OS X and iOS

I have a weird problem. Now I got a new macbook pro and I have set up my emails to use Apple mail. For ages I had them set up on my iphone and had no problem at all. My gmail account works fine on ...
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type of emails from Contacts.app in AppleScript (on El Capitan)

I want to work with a list of all email addresses that appear in my address book. I thought I could simply set such a list with AppleScript, and use the elements, maybe after casting the references to ...
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Disable Mail's “Image Size” from remembering last used setting

I almost always want mail to send a "Actual Size" image. However sometimes having mail automatically resize an image to "small/medium/large" is handy. However, after doing so Mail remembers the last ...
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How can I tell if an email from Apple is genuine? I keep getting asked to verify my identity

How can I tell if an email from Apple is genuine. Have had 2 asking me to verify my identity
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Edit HTML in a forwarded message using Mac Mail

I have an email that I want to forward to someone. However I would like the edit the html of the email. I can see the source option-command-u, but I don't see how to edit it in my forwarded email. ...
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Mac Mail App - Lot's of flagged emails: getting rid of it

I recently bought a MacBook and now I am trying to understand how to use the native email client. I use only an iCloud and a Gmail account to handle email, and most of my important emails are in ...
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Smart Mailbox and Any Recipient rule not working

I've had a few smart mailboxes in Apple Mail which have worked fine so far, but I've noticed some odd behaviour lately (which may or may not have been there before). Mailbox rules: Date received - ...
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View sent mail from iPad on MacBook

I am currently using a MacBook Pro. I also have an iPad 4th gen. Sometimes I use the iPad for mails. I regularly use the MacBook for all works for mails. How to view the mails sent from iPad on my ...
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Unable to use custom email address with GSX

In order to create a GSX (Apple Global Service Exchange) account, I created a custom email address (@hartmanmail.tk) and the same error is occurring. The email domain provided is not permitted for ...
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How can I use smtp to connect email to mail client

Right so we have set up a mail server for our company that does not use imap nor pop at the moment, it is based on smtp port 25 and I can't figure out how to link it with my mail client as it always ...
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Accidentally deleted all Mail - How can I get it back?

In Apple Mail, I accidentally marked all messages in the Inbox folder as Junk (I meant to mark as read) and it appears all mail was deleted permanently. My Mailbox Behaviours specify Yet the ...
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How to delete unwanted Sender (me) addresses in OS X Mail

I have a few email addresses in the dropdown list of Senders (i.e., my own email addresses that I send mail From) which are obsolete. One of them includes the string "4Q2delist@mac.com" which I never ...
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Is there a way to either save/copy/or email an entire iMessage conversation?

Is there a one (or a simple) step process to either email myself, or cut/copy, an entire (like year long) iMessage conversation without having to buy an app/software or to go through and keep marking ...
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Don't receive email notifications on iOS devices using IMAP folders

While using my iCloud account to receive emails, i've structured it to filter the content down to an organized fashion according to my liking. So lets say I have : Inbox VIP Drafts Sent Archive ...
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How to organize/receive emails on one account while sending from another

I have had a Yahoo account for a number of years and recently got a Gmail account. Since my Yahoo account has all my emails since forever saved into folders that are helpful for me to keep organized, ...
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Having problems with Mail and a few other programs freezing

I have a brand new macbook. I don't really know a ton about macs...I'm newly switched from a life of windows pc's. I keep reading about how you can unintall and then reinstall your OS. I can't get ...
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Can't send using Mail. I get “The SMTP connection to server ”smtp.gmail.com“ failed.”

I've tried answers given on this site. Mail>Preferences>Account>Edit Server List etc. Tried re-entering the information (which is unchanged and correct.) Default ports are 25, 465, and 587. Changing ...
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How to check “to” and “from” fields for same e-mail domain in Mac OS Mail App?

The client I work for has their on e-mail address, and I also have my the company e-mail address. In order words I have something like email[at]client.com and email[at]company.com All client ...
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Extra characters are added to a file when opened via ios Email application

I am having the following scenario: I send a file to my email address If i download the file from my Mac, the downloaded file is the same as the original file If i forward the file to myself using ...
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Outlook 2016 for Mac won't return “current messages” from main window

In Outlook 2011 for Mac, I was able to use an AppleScript to move currently-selected messages from the main Outlook window. The script started like this: tell application "/Applications/Microsoft ...
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Paste into mail and keep format of pasted text but don't change to that format thereafter

This annoyance occurs every time I paste something into an email I am editing in OS X Mail. Here is what happens every time: I am composing my email in the default format. I paste something in, ...
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Create a directory in Mail to categorize emails from Exchange

I want to create some folders in Apple Mail so that I can put in some important mails in there. This can be easily done in Outlook, but is there also something similar on Mac? I saw that there is a ...
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Mail App still loses sound

I continue to lose my mail swooshing sound as well as new mail in inbox chime after working for 3-4 times. Restarting app and/or rebooting rarely works. Research shows this going back to 2009... why ...
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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. ...