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Mail keeps crashing when clicking on gmail mailbox

since yesterday afternoon my Mail.app keeps crashing when I am clicking on my gmail mailbox. I instantly see the beachball and looking into Activity Monitor it tells me that Mail.app uses 100% CPU ...
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Swipe to Archive instead of Delete in Mail.app on El Capitan

OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) introduces the ability to swipe left on conversations in Mail.app in order to send them to trash: However, judging from the available settings, it does not seem to be ...
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Can I backup or mirror an IMAP mailbox on Mac OS X?

What is the easiest way to create a dump of an IMAP mailbox on a local drive using Mac OS X? I would prefer a tool that can mirror an IMAP mailbox's structure to something that creates a massive ...
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Yosemite Macbook air email

I've ad my mac for almost a year, and everything works fantastic. But the past few days, I can't shut down my computer because my mail app won't close, or even open. I've had to use my phone or go on ...
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Mail.app create group from mail distribution list

I have a follow-on question from this one I have a message that I've sent to ~20 people. Is there a way to take that list of people and make a contact group from them? Thanks!
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OSX Yosemite: no menu for Thunderbird 39 preferences. Is it a bug?

On my new laptop with Yosemite, I migrated over my Thunderbird 38 app and its profile, with no visible problems. The Preferences menu item below the "Thunderbird" item on the main menu is now missing. ...
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iPhone mail doesn't show email address anymore

I used to be able to click the name of the sender or the recipient and it brings up the contact information with the sender/recipient's email address highlighted in blue if I have multiple email ...
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Fetch new mail only while on cellular (but not while on WiFi data) [closed]

I'm using an iPhone 4. I can use WiFi browsing but not fetch new mail, but while using cellular browsing I can fetch new mail also. How can I fetch new mail using WiFi?
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Homebrew mutt(1) file permission weirdness

I just installed mutt ('brew install mutt') running as myself (uid=501(john)), no sudo. It seems to have worked, but now I've got a couple of weird permission problems. When I run mutt, email ...
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New email going into junk mail folder

My iPad has suddenly stopped importing emails into my inbox and instead is sending them straight into my junk folder.
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How get email account settings from my Macbook Air onto my iPhone 5s?

I need to get the email account settings from my Macbook Air on to my iPhone 5s. It was working perfectly until I got a new iPhone 5s. I backed everything up, but my email account for work is not ...
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Completely disable autocomplete in Mac Mail

I use mail 8.2 on OS X 10.10. Due to new corporate policy at my office, no autocompletion is allowed in e-mail clients (except maybe for address fetching from the corporate address book via exchange: ...
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Backup MX record with same public IP?

I have two Mac Mini's - both provide redundant DNS and Open Directory services. I want to use Mail service so that everything is integrated with my user accounts. Unfortunately I only have one public ...
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Export / Backup emails on iPad (Locally only)

My email was hacked. The hacker deleted all the emails on the server and are unrecoverable. I have the emails still sitting on my iPad which was originally connected through IMAP. I need to get these ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2011 for MAC, could not send email?

I am getting "Mail Delivery Failed" messages for some of the emails sent. As I am replying an email, I am sure that there isn't any misspelling on the recipient's email address. A typical message ...
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How can I download e-mails w/ Mozilla Thunderbird onto my hard drive & upload to new server?

My family's company is moving from an old, washed up server to a new cloud server with a different web hosting company. I need to download emails from the current web host's server for 14 email boxes ...
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'Mail can't connect to the account' keeps appearing

So I've configured my mail using a profile. I have setup 3 mail accounts, but each time I launch Mail, it asks me for the passwords of all those accounts. The first time I thought: maybe that's a bug ...
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Mail: Select SMTP server automatically on addressee

I have two SMTP servers configured in Mail. One for school, and one for my private email. I would like that Mail automatically picks the one for school if I'm sending an email to someone of my school. ...
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Can't open email attachments sent from Windows

Why does a PDF attachment on an email from a PC end up as a file named winmail.dat when it arrives on my MacBook Pro?
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how can I add my university email address in iphone?

I've started my education in a new university, and as all other universities I got a email address from university. how can I add it to my iPhone, I am pretty sure it doesn't belong to gmail, yahoo or ...
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Mac Outlook 15.11 2015 “connection to the server failed or was dropped” (Error # -3253)

In Outlook 15.11 2015 on Mavericks, I am constantly getting a "connection to the server failed or was dropped (Error # -3253)" for my pop accounts when I send/receive. I can send mail, but not receive ...
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Why does opening Mac Mail show a preview pane not the whole email?

On my MacBook OS X 10.10.3 when I used to open Mac Mail it would just display the entire message and there was more flexibility to deal with this or other messages. Now it seems to load a preview ...
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ios8 cannot send email

After iOS upgrades and updates, I was still able to receive emails fine but could not send them. How can I fix this?
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A junk mail that don't want to be deleted

I got a strage behaviour on my Mail.app: In my Junk mail folder I see an email of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) coming from this email address: phuonghm@baria.baria-vungtau.gov.vn It's ...
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Send emails automatically to a list of contacts with specific attachment

I have the task of sending a standard email to a list of people. The hard part is that each email has a specific foto attached. My list is like this: John Snow, john@winterfell.com, johnSnow.jpg ...
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Moving mail from PC to Mac

I've got one PC with a very large amount of old mail that I need on my new computer which is a Mac. PC is running windows 7, Mac is a Powerbook and both the systems are running thunderbird. I ...
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How do you get a clickable path to a file or folder?

I already saw a lot of questions and answers about how to copy the path of a file or folder using Automator. I personally like to use the copy option under the action menu on top of your finder ...
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Google Inbox Does Not Display My Contact Photo

When I send e-mails through my regular Gmail address, my contact photo appears. When I send e-mails through a third-party domain associated with my e-mail inbox, my contact photo does not appear. I ...
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Mail with gmail: labels get lost occasionally

I am using Mail with two gmail accounts and I am using labels to archive my messages. All my gmail labels show up as folders in Mail. I then use Mail to move emails from the inbox into respective ...
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iPhone Mail app. Can't see attachments (.jpg, .pdf,…). Exchange & iCloud account

I have mostly iOS products, and so far they've been working great. Recently, however, I noticed that I couldn't view certain attachments using the Mail app. I have an iCloud and an Exchange account, ...
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How can I get the raw text of an email in iOS Mail?

Does Apple Mail under iOS support the ability to get the raw as-sent text of an email? Alternatively, is there a way to forward an email as an attachment? I'd like to be able to report spam email to ...
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How can I change the default text color in Apple Mail 8.2?

I want the default colour of my font I use to send emails using Mail 8.2 in Yosemite be blue. Is it possible? If no, are their any easy work arounds?
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How to view multiple inboxes on Apple Watch (individually)

It seems like in the iPhone's Watch app for email I can select one and only one mailbox to read from the Watch (Include Mail setting). I really dislike the "All Inboxes" concept, but would like to ...
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iCloud email - server password changed?

I have been using iCloud for a few months now with no problems until today. My mobile flagged up that I cannot login to my iCloud email account due to: Server password has been changed. Input the ...
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Setting up gmail in Mavericks - A connection error occurred

I am trying to setup gmail on a clean install of Mavericks 10.9.5. The Gmail settings like enabling IMAP etc are all set. So now I am ready to add a new account in my mac, by going in System ...
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Why am I not getting notified by email when my Find My iPhone is used?

I am not getting notified when the Find My iPhone app is used or even if I try searching via iCloud. How can I enable them?
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Username or password incorrect when attempting to open email on iPhone

I can't open my email on iPhone 6 it keeps telling me username or password is incorrect, but I can open it using a laptop. I even changed the password 10 times.
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Mac Mail “Not Responding” with Gmail IMAP account

I'm experience some issues with my Mac Mail on my MacBook Air. I hasn't been there all the time, as far as I can remember it started around Yosemite. In my mail, I've two accounts. One is my work ...
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Configure Apple Mail to always open calendar invites in Fantastical 2

How can I configure Apple Mail to always open calendar invites in Fantastical 2? Typically in OS X dialogs, you'd: Right click on file Select Open With... Choose the application Select Always open ...
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Mac Mail receiving emails extremely slowly

I recently purchased my first rMBP and I have noticed that Mail receives emails extremely slow. I receive the email on my iPhone 10 - 15 minutes before it appears on Mail. I've tried searching for ...
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OSX Mail - Folder Locations

In OSX mail, I have a number of different mailbox types - iCloud, Google Apps, and Exchange. For whatever reason, the Exchange mailbox displays the folders underneath the mailbox list at the top (see ...
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Odd email search and sort behaviour

Using Mail in all previous OS I ever used, I click on an email, say from MacWorld. Then I would sort by From and all the emails from MacWorld would be right in front of me on my screen. Now when I ...
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OS X Mail: Dueling IMAP trash cans

I am a relatively new Mac user, and I am having trouble setting up one of my IMAP accounts in OS X Mail (Yosemite). I have set up several accounts, and Mail has added a trash can for each of them ...
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Add other email accounts to Inbox?

I have heard a few rumors saying that you can add other accounts (not gmail accounts) to Inbox (the new Google email app). Is this possible? If so, how? If not, any recommendations besides the default ...
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Setting blacklist_from array in OS X Server

I have an OS X 10.9.5/Server 3.2.2 running mail services for me. I'm trying to tweak spam settings to improve performance. One area I'm having trouble with is adding blacklist entries using ...
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How to attach spotlight found document to mail message with os x yosemite?

In my mail message I want to attach an image. I located the image via spotlight and now I want to attach it to my mail message (plain apple mail). The image file is somewhere deep in my ...
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Cannot send or receive mail from my mini iPad

I am unable to send emails at the moment. I think it is related to an Apple ID problem as I have had a dialogue box appear asking for my password for my current email address which is one of my Apple ...
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Apple ID password and email problem

My iPad Air is with sim card and 8.1.2 software. Not blocked or stolen. It in free use. I don't have my old iCloud password but in my old Apple ID account I changed my old name and surname (it was in ...
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How to send email from “different accounts” in Outlook iOS app (Outlook.com account)?

And by "different accounts" I mean other email addresses (and aliases) that have been setup as send (or send/recieve) accounts within the one outlook.com account. For example, within my ...
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How do I fix the email counter on the tag below the task bar?

In the mail window, you can put a tag to your mail boxes below the taskbar (see screenshot) that you can click to go to that mailbox. The tag has a number indicating the number of unread messages. ...