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How to change iCloud storage size for Emails?

I am using the 25 GB plan for iCloud. This morning I got the message in Mail.app that my iCloud storage is full. However, the iCloud system preferences tell me, I have still 11 GB left. In MobileMe I ...
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How to make Mail resync exchange?

For some reason my Sent folder in my exchange account is not showing mail from older than 3 weeks. I've tried clicking on "synchronize" and it doesn't work. I've tried deleting the account and ...
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A complete mail client for OS X [closed]

Is there an e-mail client that has all the features I desire: Must have: Exchange support PGP Gmail integration without application specific password configurable filters to disable "show message ...
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iCloud Mail and Ditching iPhone

Since iCloud was introduced I completely switched from Gmail to iCloud Mail and I am happy about this move and to the moment I use an iPhone 5 and a MBP. However, I don't use my Mac and I am willing ...
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Is there a mail application that would set the account from which the mails will be sent depending on the recipients?

I have a question similar to this, but instead of focusing on Mail.app, I am wondering if there is any mail application that can do that. Ideally, I can tag contacts/emails with different email ...
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To set up Gmail app as default mail program in iPad?

When I press some email-link on Safari, it goes to mail app. How can you make it go to Gmail app?
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Not getting all iOS Gmail notifications when “Important only” is selected

In the latest version of the iOS Gmail app released on June 4, they added a feature that allows users to choose to only receive notifications for "Important"/"Priority" emails. This option is only ...
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Prevent Mail.app from caching passwords in Keychain

I recently upgraded from 10.7 to 10.8, and noticed a behavior change in Mail.app. Previously, in 10.7, I told it not to save the password to my IMAP account, so every time I quit and restarted I was ...
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Camera roll trying to send email from inactive account

I have an iPhone which had an exchange account as the default for mail. That account was inactivated on the Exchange side. Without realizing that, I tried sharing photos by email. They now seem to ...
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Why do settings disappear? Mail, usuallly

Long-time Mac user, curious why, from time to time, Mail settings just plain disappear. I only discover this when Mail suddenly can't connect. Have to input passwords again. And not the same ...
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getting filters to use reply-to rather than the originating email address

I'm receiving emails that are send to me by one email address (a web server)- which I don't want - and have a reply-to field set to a users email- that I do want. I'd like to auto reply to these ...
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Can spotlight locate/find files in a VM, specifically Outlook 2010?

I run Windows 7 via Parallels 8 on my MBA running OS X10.8.4. Is there a way to configure spotlight to locate/find contacts or emails in Outlook? Spotlight finds other VM created files such as Word, ...
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Apple Mail keeps deleting mail cache

I have huge mailbox (~10Gb) which I want to be available offline. After I'm downloading all mails Apple mail "removes cache" and starts downloading all of 10Gb again. Is there a way to fix that?
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mlmail not compatable with Windows Live Mail

I am using Windows Live Mail and when I use mlmail I get a message that states if is incompatable. How do I correct?
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Needing some help with mac mail

What does All Mail mean in mac mail? I accidentally erased a mail and then did a search for it and it came up under All mail?
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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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Scrolling to the bottom of 500 emails

Is there an easy way to scroll up and down in the left hand pane in e-mail? I have my ipad set to display 500 emails and its a pain to get from an email at the bottom of the list to one back at the ...
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Can I gather the associated email address from an iMessage that was sent from a phone number?

Imagine this: I exchanged my phone number with a nice lady on the street. I have iMessage activated, so does she (when I text her, I see the "iMessage" text). An hour later she sends me an email. The ...
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Mail does not work in scripts launched with launchd

I'm using this setup to be able to send mail from Terminal: http://www.anujgakhar.com/2011/12/09/using-macosx-lion-command-line-mail-with-gmail-as-smtp/ It works great, and I can use it in scripts. ...
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Mail sent on iPhone via Safari or Twitter or other apps is never received, but email sent from within Mail is fine

I am using iOS 6.1.4 on iPhone 5, and I've noticed that at some point in the past few weeks - I do not know exactly when it began - any email I try to send from within any non-Mail app, such as ...
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Changing email addresses on my @me.com and @icloud.com

When I was married I started both my @me.com and @icloud.com accounts. The accounts are my first name and last (previously married) name run together. Now that I am divorced I don't want that as my ...
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How to create an apple script that forwards a flagged email

I want to create an apple script that will forward a flagged email to x@mail.asana.com I have tried this script: on run tell application "Mail" repeat with _acct in imap accounts ...
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iOS Mail uses wrong return address

tl;dr: I have several email addresses on the same Mail account, iOS defaults to the wrong one as the sender, and I can't figure out how to change that. Full version: I set up my email accounts on my ...
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Why did changing from gmail to inbox.com delete contacts from an iPhone4s? Can I retrieve the contacts?

I changed my email from gmail to inbox.com on an iPhone4s and discovered most of my contacts are gone. Only recent contacts and Facebook contacts remain. Of course I did not backup the contacts.
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Not able to send emails through Microsoft Outlook on iPhone

I use Microsoft Outlook as my email client but I also have separate Gmail account on my iPhone 4S which has no problems sending or receiving emails. On my Outlook account at home I can always receive ...
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How to recover access to Apple ID in iTunes?

When I first set up my iTunes account I used a different email account for my Apple ID than I want to use now. This was years ago and since then the computer has died and I know have a laptop. I tried ...
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Archive folder not appearing in IMAP account on Mail.app

I have a standard IMAP account configured in Mail.app (on Mountain Lion). That account contains a folder called Archive, which does not appear on the list of folders on the left. However, it does ...
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Rules in Mail randomly don't apply

I have a very simple rule set up in Mail like the following: If [any] of the following conditions are met: [From] [Contains] @gmail.com Perform the following actions: [Move Message] to mailbox: ...
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Set Gmail as default mail handler for Mail PDF print option for Snow Leopard

I handle most of my email through Gmail's web interface either in Firefox or Chrome. Often I would like to print -> PDf -> mail pdf to a customer. However the Mail PDF option in the print panel ...
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how to auto download a certain attachment in mail

I have looked on stack exchange and other sites for a simple applescript. I have found more complex scripts that it's hard for me to understand (not knowing a lot about the applescript syntax). So, ...
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Can Applescript ask for the names of the people you want to send to and fill this in send to

I’d like to be able to send to people from my address book where a dialogue would say who would you like to send the email to and I would write in like peter, john, George etc and that would populate ...
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Mail.app 6.3, How to exclude folders from being downloaded?

An example would be, a Yahoo IMAP account. Is there a way to exclude bulk mails from being downloaded to the Mail.app?
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How to use two email handlers in Google Chrome?

I am looking for a solution that would enable me to open a mailto: hyperlink with one of two email handlers. Sometimes I want to use Gmail but sometimes I want to use Outlook (default OS X one). Now ...
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Mail program not showing all Exchange Sent boxes

I'm using Mail (version 5.3) on Mac OS X version 10.7.5. I have three different e-mail accounts which all are Exchange accounts by their type. All of them work correctly, I can send and receive ...
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Rules in Mail don't work when message is read

When I read a message on my iPhone it seems to be by passing the Mailbox Rules when that message gets into my iMac. So I end up having messages in my Inbox instead of in the appropriate Mail folder. ...
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Can I oblige Mail.app to (ask to) send via BCC when sending to a large group?

I just made the (classical) stupid mistake to not BCC-send a mailing to ± 100 people. :( Is there an extension or application or script for mail.app to prevent this failure and e.g. intelligently ask ...
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Mail count with Automator?

I am trying to create file containing different statistics about things such as email count and such things, trial here: this proto returns empty file, not sure why. How can count the amount of emails ...
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Not receiving email from a specific person

I have 3 apple devices: iPhone, iPad, Macbook pro, all receiving emails from the same provider. When one specific friend of mine sends me an email, I receive it on the iPhone and iPad, but not on the ...
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Stop Reminders App from sending emails every time a change is made on a shared reminder list

I have a shared reminders list with my wife. For the last couple of weeks any time she updates/deletes an item I get an email - however when I update she doen't get an email. She is the owner of the ...
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outlook.com (Exchange ActiveSync) on OS X Mountain Lion

Outlook.com offers email/contacts/calendar similar to Google. With my iPhone and iPad (iOS 6.1.3) I can connect to outlook.com by setting up an Exchange account. It uses the Exchange ActiveSync ...
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iPhone and Mac “Mail” app emails sync not working…?

I just bought a brand new Macbook Pro 15" and I already have an iPhone 4. I'm using Hotmail (now called Outlook) for email management. Since I'm using a Macbook now, I want to use Mail.app to manage ...
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Problems setting up gmail on ipad

On my IPad I use a GMail app for my email. However some applications seem to require sending via the built in Email client. That's question #1 - why doesn't for example my camera app allow me to send ...
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mail and mailx fail to send emails to gmail

Quite frequently I have to send the outputs of my work on terminal (e.g. when compiling code) to my colleagues via email. I was wondering if it is possible to pipe (|) the output of a terminal command ...
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Delete definitely a message from Mail

I am subscribed to a newsletter, everyday I get emails but once I read them I delete them. After sending them to the trash and emptying it, next day I receive the usual email, but the previous email ...
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How to change the Mail “Archive” folder for email account/s?

On OS X 10.8.3, in Mail, is there a way to change the account folder that the "Archive" button sends the mail messages to? For example, on GMail it should go into "All Mail".
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Mails do not properly sync between Apple Mail and the iCloud webmail

Any emails that I send/receive using Apple Mail on my Mac mini are not accessible via iCloud webmail. However, any mails I send/receive using the webmail do show up in Apple Mail. For example, I need ...
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Apple Mail not saving Smart Mailboxes

I'm having some trouble with Apple Mail 6.3 (1503) and Smart Mailboxes under 10.8.3. When I create Smart Mailboxes they work just as one would expect them to. When I quit Mail and re-open it, they're ...
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Print to PDF an email dropped into a Finder folder

I need to record correspondence in projects and by default store everything as PDF files. I do the same with emails - I save the attachments in the relevant project folder, then copy the actual email ...
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Setting up a shared (smart) folder on the top level in iOS mail

I have a local "next action" folder in the mail app on my mac. I move emails that require an action from the inboxes of my different email accounts into this folder. Also, i have asmart folder that ...
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Mountain Lion email share option opens a secondary Mail application

I am having a weird issue when I use the share functionality baked into Mountain Lion. Whenever I have a file highlighted in finder and choose the email option to share a file with someone, it decides ...