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Apple OS X Yosemite Email Viewing Preferences

Previous versions of OS X had a dropdown menu under Viewing in Mail Preferences that allowed you to choose the type of heading or no heading at all when viewing an email. The drop down menu is still ...
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Emails are automatically marked as read after a few seconds

I have a problem that potentially causes me to miss important email: An incoming message is automatically marked as read after a few seconds. One can watch how a new email is at first unread in the ...
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When I reply-all on iPhone, how can I ensure it keeps folks on the To and cc lines?

I’m using the latest iPhone OS (I believe 6.0.2). When using an Exchange account, sometimes I get mail with multiple people on the “To:” line, and others on the “CC:” line. When I reply all in the ...
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Desktop Mac OSX b10.9, MAIL PROGRAM

When I attach a document to my email, it can come out as an icon, or sometimes as a printed document. Can I control this?
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IOS 8.1.3 - Return to Inbox After Deleting

After deleting an open e-mail, is there a way to return to the inbox by default instead of opening the next e-mail in the list?
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Edit the descriptive name of an email address displayed in Mail

When entering an email address into the To: field of Mail, usually the full name of the recipient is displayed instead of the actual address. When entering my own address, however, I get the ...
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Use only SMTP server without a mailbox

In Mail.app I have several mail addresses and incoming mail to some addresses is already being forwarded to my primary mail address. I don't want to have an inbox for these secondary emails (I've got ...
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copy address from email search window

I often have to find email addresses using the 'search' window in OSX mail. The search function will frequently find an address for someone, and show it in the popup window below the search window. ...
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Sending a html email without white left margin

I need a help about HTML email. Recently I have tried to make a html email to someone as my project thing. I've made up a html template and got image files from a designer. So all I need to do is ...
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iPhone - add email account just for sending

I have several email accounts that I just use for sending mail, not receiving (received mail gets forwarded to other addresses). I would like to be able to send from these address on my iPhone. When ...
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Is there a way to assign a keyboard shortcut Outlook 2011 to move email to a specified folder?

In Microsoft Outlook 2011, I'd like to be able to quickly highlight an email and move it to a folder (e.g. "Processed") with a simple keyboard shortcut.
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Mail corruption in iPad

My mail in iPad is acting terrible. Many mails seem to have their contents and the header (sender, cc and subject) mixed up, contents from one mail have the headers from another mail. How do I fix ...
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Mail.app rule works only partially

I have this Mail rule: The Move Message works great and all messages that fits the rules has been moved to the selected folder. The issue here, is the Mark as Read part of the rule does not work. ...
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Can't send iOS 7 exchange mail

All of a sudden my Exchange email addresses are no longer able to send mail under iOS 7. (They worked fine this morning and mail still comes through - just can't send). I have tried deleting the ...
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How can I retrieve Mail messages from an earlier Time Machine backup?

I'm using a newer external drive for Time Machine backups for the last year, but the mail messages I'm looking for aren't on it. Some of my old emails never correctly migrated to my new MacBook last ...
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Badges don't show for mail in sub folders

I've just bought a new iMac with Yosemite and set up my mailboxes with rules for sorting incoming mail. The rules work fine but no badges are shown for any mail sorted into subfolders. Badges only ...
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Moving emails from inbox to separate mailboxes

I have been moving received emails from the inbox to separate mailboxes (NOT smart mailboxes), by clicking on the email in the inbox and moving the cursor to the specific mailbox and dropping the ...
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iPhone 5 sending messages through email

My text messages are sending through email and when I talked to others and looked it up I had to just select my phone number instead of the email address under send/receive in messages; however, my ...
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Applescript not working anymore with Yosemite Mail Rules

Here is the script that use to work pre-Yosemite. Now it's doesn't work at all. Anybody have any suggestions on how i can get this to work? using terms from application "Mail" on ...
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Missing toolbar for New Message window in Mail.app

I no longer have the toolbar at the top of New Message (The one with buttons for Send, Add Attachments..). It is only missing in New Message, if I for example reply to a message, the toolbar is ...
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“Email already in use” Apple ID error message. How can I set it up?

A little over month ago I received an email from the Russian Apple website, asking me to confirm my email to complete the registration of my Apple ID. I am thinking someone possibly used my email by ...
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Based on my listed needs, which email client fulfills the most? [closed]

I am looking for an email client, I don't know if Apple's Mail.app is the one that suits my needs best but there are so many options i felt i should defer to the community. I first am going to list my ...
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Find my iPhone no longer emails me

How can I recieve an email from the Find my iPhone app when my device is being located? About a year ago it would send a message to my email but no it doesn't.
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Read GnuPG encrypted emails transperently on iOS

Are there any tools that integrate OpenPGP/GnuPG with the mail reader on iOS I've heard that iPGMail and oPenGP, probably SecuMail too, all require that you copy & paste an encrypted email into ...
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My iPhone is sending iMessage from my e-mail, however its activated to send from my number?

My iPhone is sending iMessages from my e-mail, but when I go to change it to my number it's supposed to be sending from my number? When I send a text message it is from my phone but not my iMessage? ...
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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 to analyze/resolve Gmail timeouts in Apple Mail?

I am using Google Apps/Gmail with Apple Mail on OS X Mavericks. For some reason, sending email is extremely slow (minutes to hours) and I constantly get this message: The server returned the ...
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Outlook for Mac 2011 - when searching all folders for messages, how do I find the folder hierarchy of resulting e-mails?

I store messages in folders and subfolders, e.g. /foo/bar /bar/bar /baz/bar When I search for messages and one is found in one of the above folders, the Folder column of the reading pane shows ...
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How to tell Mac Mail that a sender isn't spam?

I have a business colleauge that my mail prgramme thinks is sending junk mail. I have added them to my contacts. I also set up a rule that any email from that address go into my inbox, but neither of ...
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Receiving spam from myself

For the last few weeks, I keep getting the same spam message sent by my iCloud account to my iCloud account. I'm not seeing any other weird behavior in my iCloud. I did change my linked email to a ...
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Get rid of Mail VIP list

I upgraded to Mountain Lion a couple of months ago. But only just today did the VIP mailbox show up in Mail. I'd like to get rid of it. But apparently there is no way to get rid of it. But that seems ...
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My Yahoo Mail does not receive new mail

My Yahoo Mail does not receive new mail. It sends, but no new mail arrives. I cannot update Yahoo Mail app, as I am using the latest version. Can I delete the mail app and reinstall it without messing ...
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Applescript not sending email

I am using the following code to send an email. I am checking my email but I am not receiving it. The problem is not with my email as I am able to communicate with other normally. tell application ...
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Securely deleting emails from Apple Mail

I have an IMAP account and iCloud account set up on my local Apple Mail client. Is the location of these ~/Library/Mail or somewhere else? I use OS X 10.10.1. For my IMAP account with domain ...
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Restore emails with Time Machine

How do you restore emails from a Time Machine backup? I am uncertain of how to use Time Machine back up to restore emails from my Google folders.
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How to make the Mail button on an iPad to sync to Gmail?

We use Gmail exclusively on an iPad. I want to either sync iOS Mail with Gmail or stop it from running (prefer the sync option). The iOS Mail on the doc just keeps adding mail. It never marks it read ...
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Apple Mail freezes or crashes during IMAP sync with gmail

I have this problem that bothers me a few weeks now. In my Apple Mail on MacBook Pro I have 4 Mailboxes. One of them is Gmail synced via IMAP. When I open the app everything works fine for about an ...
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iPhone exchange email time zone

I have an employee that travels often across time zones. When he lands and his phone tries to connect to our Exchange server, his account is being locked out and I believe it is because of the time ...
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Older Iphone, Older IOS

I have an older iPhone 4S. My problem is that id like to delete some old emails but it doesn't give me the option. I can delete newer emails. It runs through exchange. What can I do to allow my self ...
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I can't remember my iTunes password and the email it's tied to is no longer active

I have been trying for months to log into my iTunes account on my iPad but my usual choices of passwords are not working. When choosing "forgot my password" it wants to email me at an old Verizon.net ...
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Extract emails from Outlook .ost files

The company I work for is in middle of some issues and requires emails from the Exchange server. I know that emails are being stored in .ost files. Just want to know if by any means I can extract ...
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Why does Yosemite Server exclude some Users from a Group's Mailing List?

Is there an LDAP command command that: can change the relation between a user and her primary email address assign other email addresses as secondary on Yosemite OS X Server? Summary: ...
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Mail.app won't recognize a contact's name from my Address Book

I use Mac OS X Mail and have all of my work contacts in Address Book. When I receive email from one contact, the "From" field just displays his email address (as opposed to his first and last name) ...
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Fetch on Push Failure?

If the push service at an email server (like Office 365 for instance) fails or is not available for some reason, and you have your email settings set to Fetch Schedule manual, you will not get emails ...
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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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An error occurred while moving messages to mailbox “(null)”

I just moved my IMAP email from one server to another and now while I'm trying to delete any emails, Mail produce following error: An error occurred while moving messages to mailbox “(null)”. I ...
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Removing from dropdown when adding a shared calendar in outlook 2011

I am trying to view colleagues shared calendars on Office 2011 and found a link for it which solved my problem, however when I add a shared folder it also adds a from field on new message sending ...
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Apple Mail prints tiny fonts after Maverick upgrade

After installing Mavericks on my MacBook Pro 13 (non-Retina) and on my Mac Mini, a printed message from Mail appears in tiny font. This is independent of the printer (tried on Hp and on Epson). After ...
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Has “bounce” been removed from the Apple Mail AppleScript dictionary?

(Running Mavericks 10.9.5) I have followed the instructions here on How to Bounce Emails in Mac OS X Mail. I am able to select the service and it runs without error but I don't see an email sent out ...
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Correct wrong email address used to set up iCloud account

When I initially set up my Apple iCloud account, I entered my email address incorrectly and as a result have been unable to verify. How can I go back into my initial set up and correct the email ...