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Applescript to open hyperlink from email into web browser — current code doesn't locate hyperlinks, only direct URLs

I'm curious how I can write an Applescript to comb an email to open a link in Safari. I have an Automator Service that locates all links in a given email and outputs them to a TextEdit document but ...
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Prevent Reply-All in Outlook

In Outlook 2016, I just inadvertently replied-all to an email that was meant to go to a single recipient. You guessed it; I accidentally hit Reply All instead instead of Reply. Thankfully, the content ...
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iOS: How can I get my own details on iPhone [on hold]

I have a signup form in my app, but I want to pre-fill the info like, name, email, address and phone number? How can I do that? Is it possible?
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Changing iCloud email

I need to change the iCloud email address associated with my iCloud. I can't update any apps. I can't check the current email address as its no longer active. How do I change it?
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Change “from” address in Terminal `mail`

When sending mail from shell, e.g., echo '123' | mail -s 'subject' name@mail.com The recipient gets an email from "my-local-username@my-machine-name.local", e.g., "bob@macbook.local" How can I ...
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Problems with cfprefsd and mail

I have been having problems with my mail where each time I click on an email I get a bouncing beach ball for about 5 seconds. When I look at the activity monitor is seems all the processor power is ...
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How to find the most frequent email sender address in Apple Mail OS X?

I have thousands of unread emails in my Apple Mail (9.3) running in OS X El Capitan 10.11.5. There are bunch of emails that are received from common senders and between these emails there are ...
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how to archive outlook for mac 2011 emails into gmail to improve performance of my outlook client

I'm looking for a way to export a lot of my email messages from Outlook for Mac 2011 client into Gmail for archiving and improving performance of my Outlook for Mac client. How do i do this?
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Why does email from an iPhone have the wrong time zone in the Date field?

Whenever my daughter sends me email from her iPhone, the email arrives with the wrong timezone in the headers. However, the timezone seems to be set correctly on her phone. Her correct timezone is ...
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Changing AppleID Email Address

I'm trying to change my Apple ID email address, which is an old me/mac.com one that I don't care about and don't want to use anymore. When going to appleid.com, and following Apple's help/support ...
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Apple id email no longer exist and I can't log into my iPad

My email address was no longer available so I changed it to my new email for my apple id. I thought everything was fine. Two problems I have encountered. When I purchased my wife's iPad i set it up ...
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Why do messages from a particular folder get moved wholesale to the Junk folder without any identifiable reason?

Just recently, I have gone to my Junk folder (to see if any legitimate messages have been put there) and found dozens of previously-received messages that had been stored in one particular category ...
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Mail: Drag and Drop SMTP (from My Mac) operation timed out - all emails gone

Weird thing just happened: I am migrating some emails from a webhosting solution to Google Mail (Apps for Work). There are some folders on the computer (On My Mac) with emails in them. I dragged these ...
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Separating emails from a common iTunes account

My wife and I share a common iTunes account. She bought a new iPad Air 2 and we used iTunes from my iPad to download her new iPad via iTunes. My e-mails come on her mail. How do I get her e-mails to ...
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Apple Mail moving wrong messages to Junk Box

I have two mail accounts A and B and I don't want the mails from B to be junk filtered. I enabled "junk mail filtering" in the settings and I ticket the option "perform custom actions". The rules I ...
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Mail app notifications

I have a work iphone 5C (ios 9.3.2) on which I receive emails (via microsoft exchange). Some of these emails, filtered into a folder using a server rule base on the subject line, are important alerts ...
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Automaticly cc myself when sending from 1 particular email account - OSX mail

Ive got multiple email accounts in OSX Mail, a mixture of gmail, google apps mail, and me.com .. all of which are connecting via imap / smtp. With one of the accounts i want to automatically cc a ...
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Flag a message when sent in Apple Mail using AppleScript

I can use a Rule to Flag all incoming messages in Mail but not those I send. Is there a way of automatically flagging a message when it moves from Outbox to Sent? I am using El Capitan with all the ...
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Suddenly all my emails and phone contacts are lost unable to recover what can be done?

-First I lost all my mails, some of them are very important to me and when i opened the phone app i realize even my contacts are gone. -I haven't done or recieved any new updates of any app or ios ...
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If i send a folder via Apple Mail, will users on other platforms be able to open it?

The title says it all. Does anyone have experience with sending uncompressed folders to people using different operating systems? Can attached folders be opened on Windows?
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Reduce email storage space on iCloud

Following the instructions here, https://support.apple.com/kb/PH12795?locale=en_US I deleted 10 months of old emails and emptied the trash in iCloud. Before I deleted those emails, I had 2.8GB of ...
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Space in `Library/Mail/V3`

In mail I currently have three accounts configured with less than 10 GB of data in total. In Library/Mail/V3 I have a total of 32GB. V3 michela$ du -hs * 23M 9A80AD0B-6BC8-4DB9-B291-FFEDCDF1CCF2 ...
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Disallow outgoing mail to an address

I'm subscribed to a mailing list where I want to make sure I almost never post. Recently, some kind of mix-up with my address book has mapped numerous people's address to that particular address as ...
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How do I get icloud to stop emailing me about my google calendar events?

iCloud, iCal and Mail integrates pretty well with Google Calendar, even though they are not both from Apple. But I have a hassle when it comes to Calendar Notification in Mail App specifically. I ...
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HTML files not displaying correctly iOS

I am trying to email an html file with some charts in it and it doesn't show any of the content if I open in the Mail app on iOS except a bulleted point, whereas it is fine in a browser or any other ...
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How do I backup mails with Mail?

Due to a new job, I am about to shut down an old email address. Of course, I want to save the old emails so that I can access them if I need to. I want to save them on my Time Capsule so that they do ...
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Event from my Gmail address appeared in my calendar (without sharing it)

I stumbled into something rather strange… A few weeks ago, I booked a flight, with Expedia & Lufthansa, using my Gmail address. (Which is not my iCloud address!) I noticed that the event appeared ...
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Continue writing iPhone Mail on Mac without the account configured on Mac

I have this very restrictive work e-mail account which I cannot add to my Mac (Airwatch), and I tried to write a long email with the iPhone screen shown via QuickTime and a bluetooth keyboard. ...
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OSX Mail - deleting imap email without deleting on gmail server

I am using Mail.app to access my gmail account (business / google apps email). I want to delete a big pile of emails in Mail to clean up my inbox, but I want to keep those emails in gmail (IMAP ...
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Issue with the 'Send new messages from' selection in Mac Mail - El Capitan

I have a number of email accounts on the same Mac Mail (9 to be exact). It's always worked fine; however, I added a new one this week, and it's not behaving properly. In the Preferences, Composing, ...
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iPhone Email client includes wrong Original Message in body of reply

I'm using an iPhone 6, running iOS 9.2.1. Recently, I experienced an issue with my iPhone email client. I hit "Reply All" on an Email A, composed my reply message, and hit "Send," but the email that ...
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IPhone email sends to old SMTP server even when a new one is configured

I have an iPhone that was originally pointed to mail.olddomain.com I have since moved to a different mail server now called email.newdomain.com. I changed the SMTP portion of the account on the iPhone ...
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Mail won't open anymore OS X El Capitan 10.11.5

I cannot get Mail to open everytime I accidentally try to open it it takes forever and never actually opens and then asks if I want to reindex or just reopen - I have tried both options with no ...
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Apple Mail.app is auto-bcc'ing only when replying and from one account

This is a bit of an oddity and not much like most of the other "mail.app bcc issue" type posts I've found. I have four gmail accounts configured in Apple's Mail.app. Three work fine but one has ...
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How do I remove the .local domain from sent mail?

I am running OS X Server on Snow Leopard (10.6), but I believe this same issue affects newer versions as well. (If the problem can be resolved by switching to a newer version, that would be welcome ...
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Mail Message Panel

My mail-list panel usually shows but 5 or 6 previous emails with the message panel below. Was looking for a specific email and dragged the panel bar down to expose more previous emails. I "bumped" the ...
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Cannot send email

Last week my gmail stopped receiving/sending mail. After a day or so, it began receiving but still will not send mail. I have re-entered my password, created a new password, taken all accounts ...
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Can mac receive messages when iCloud keeps asking for password?

One day my older Macbook Pro (which is now not in my hands) started asking for iCloud password with text "This Mac can't connect to iCloud because of a problem with mail@mail.com." but I kept ...
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Mail crashes permanently - can't open it anymore [duplicate]

I have a question and need a bit of help. I do have my complete mails on my Mac since 2012. Now today Apple Mail crashes when I opened it. I looked up where the files are and I do have more then 105 ...
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How to create a mobipocket file from the print dialogue (and send it to my kindle)

I would like to implement the following workflow I open a file (can be an email or any other text-centric document) Using the print dialogue, I "print" to a mobipocket file, which is then sent to my ...
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How to know what is preventing Mail from fetching Gmail according to schedule?

iPhone 6s, iOS 9.3.2 On my iPhone, mobile-mail is scheduled to fetch emails from my Gmail account every 15 minutes. I recently noticed that more than 15 minutes can pass - the longest so far was 24 ...
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How can I send emails with Mail.app as text/markdown explicitly?

I write all my emails in plain text, not rich text or HTML, but I do use punctuation markup as has been popularized by Markdown and others (which were inspired by prior customs in plain-text email). ...
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Mails deleted or archived in Mail.app do not disappear in mobile mail

I have an IMAP mail account with a web hosting provider. The account is accessed by two clients: Mail.app on a MBP running Yosemite, and Mail on an iPad running iOS 9. When I delete or archive a ...
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Reply to all cc'ed - Mail OSX

When I receive an email which has been cc'ed to a few people, is there a way where I can set the default reply mode to "reply to all", rather than "reply to just the sender"?
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What is @icloud.com domain name?

How do I email someone with a @icloud.com domain? Do I use gmail normally, and send an email to the recipient?
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How to stop an iPhone from automatically deleting trashed emails over a week old?

Not for the first time, I'm adding an IMAP account to my iphone with over a year's worth of email in the Trash folder and my iPhone has deleted them all as the default setting is to purge emails over ...
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Changing default email reader does not take effect

I am trying to use Kiwi for Gmail as my default email reader (for example, when wanting to share a link via email, I want Kiwi to open up, rather than the Mail application by Apple). In the Kiwi ...
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Reduce Mail size on iOS [duplicate]

My mail app is 517 megs and I want to reduce the size. I have deleted my 2 email accounts and backed up the pad to iTunes and restored it but the size remained unchanged. I'm using an IPad Air 2 ...
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Archived mail keeps reappearing in Inbox on OS X

I have a problem with Mail in OS X El Capitan (10.11.5). If I archive messages from my Inbox, go to another folder, then back to my Inbox, the messages are there again. Quitting mail and starting it ...
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How to factory reset a broken mail app via terminal OSX El Capitan?

I opened my mail app this noon I wanted to send an email, as usual I clicked on the compose email button I wrote my mail and sent it. Now after that the mail app started acting strange. It switches ...