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Is there a .eml email file viewer that can also save attachments?

I'm looking for a free .eml file viewer to just read email files and for extracting attachments. I don't want to use Mail.app as it requires account setup - when I click on a .eml file Mail.app opens ...
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Show progress indicators in Mail 6 (Mountain Lion)

Apple seems to have taken the brilliant decision of not showing progress indicators when you are checking for new emails. This is annoying, as you get 0 feedback when you press the "Get new messages" ...
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How to set the language of iCloud calendar reminder emails?

Ever since iCloud Calendar became publicly available I am using it to arrange my schedule. I meet with people from other countries on a regular basis and I'd like the calendar reminder emails I send ...
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What is causing Lion's Mail to freeze for upwards of 45 seconds after launch?

This just started happening today. I have no idea what is causing it. No useful system.log information. I tried rebuilding the envelope files to no avail.
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Pages “Send via email” doesn't work after upgrade

I just upgraded to Mountain Lion. So far, so good. Great upgrade. I also upgraded to Pages '09 latest version: 4.2. "Send via email" option works on Pages if and only if Mail.app is not running. If ...
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Syncing POP email between devices

A friend is having trouble with her email on her iPhone and iPad. If she reads a message on her computer, it doesn't show as read on her iDevice and vice versa. She's with Bell/Sympatico, and from ...
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How to remove Gmail from iPad mail?

During iPad setup I configured Gmail as email on iPad, now I want to remove Gmail from my iPad email, how to do it?
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Does Mail have to be open for Notification Center to work in Mountain Lion?

I upgraded to Mountain Lion and thought the Notification Center would be quite handy, however I've had a look around the web and it seems to me that emails only appear in notification center while the ...
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Is there a way to hide the unread count badge in Mountain Lion's Mail.app?

Mail.app used to have the ability to hide the unread count badge, as shown on this 37signals blog post: It seems that Apple has removed this in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Is there any way to restore ...
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Is iCloud email address different from me.com address?

I have a me.com address that works on my iPad and on my Mac. However, I am trying to set up iCloud to sync all of my devices on my Mac using the instructions found here, ...
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What is a neat way to delete a stale amavisd pid_file on first boot after panic or power failure?

Lion Mail Server component postfix/smtp 100% reproducible blocks inbound smtp mail delivery on first boot after a panic or power failure. Error messages from mail.log are like: postfix/smtp[45785]: ...
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Mail.app configured to access gmail, is there a way to sync “sent items”?

I've decided I'd like to use only my @gmail.com email account. I configured Mail.app to access my Gmail account and I can see the 'inbox' just fine. However, when I send an email with Mail.app it ...
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Delete Stored Offline Attachments in Mail.app

I'm using Apple Mail and have noticed that the ~/Library/Mail/V2 folder is using up over a gigabyte of space. I'm guessing that a lot of that is stored attachments for my email messages. I've already ...
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Mac Postfix - Force from address, prevent from using Mac Username

After making the switch from Windows using WAMP and sendmail, to Mac using MAMP Pro and hopefully Postfix I am having issues getting the emails configured correctly. I have fully configured the ...
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How to sort mail.app conversations by subject rather than sender?

Most of my work-related mail goes through a ticketing system. Whenever a customer or me or any of my colleagues sends a mail or replies to a mail, the ticketing system sends a copy of said message to ...
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Location of OSX Lion Mail Server sent mail

I had to restore a mac mini server I use for web and mail hosting. Since the restore was due to a software problem, I had to do from scratch instead of recovering from a disk clone. I copied from the ...
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How can I access emails in Apple Mail programmatically?

I have an iMac running OS X 10.6.8 and use Apple Mail version 4.5. I need to access specific parts of specific emails programmatically using Mathematica (others of course could do this more generally ...
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iPad 2 certain emails received are gibberish

Why are some emails I send to others received in gibberish- containing dozens of extra characters? What settings can I change to prevent this?
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Mac Mail: Add other message as attachment

I'd like to add other mail message as an attachment to a new one but Mail (On OSX Lion) does not allow me to do that. Any workaround? Gil
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How do I configure Gmail in Mail.app to sync the mail messages with multiple clients?

I want all my mails to stay on Google server (as I read them from multiple clients and from the web), being able to delete then from the client (deleting them on the server as well) and do not ...
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How can I remove my me.com address from Mail?

I have a few email accounts set up in Mail. One of them is my xxxxx@mac.com email address. At some point (maybe after I switched to iCloud), Mail started including the xxxxx@me.com address in the list ...
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Recursive Apple ID password procedure?

One of my friends has forgotten his Apple ID password and is attempting to reset it. I told him to go to Apple's password reset page, which he has done. He opted for email authentication/reset since ...
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How do I fix “An email message can’t be created because Safari can’t find an email application.”?

I have both Safari and Mail installed - ever since a fresh OSX Lion install. Also, I have never removed or reinstalled them or messed around with them. So this "error" message is quite a surprise to ...
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How can I delete Mail.app's cached e-mails that are saved to disk in OS X Lion?

I am running out of some disk space, and noticed Mail has about 30GB of emails stored. What is the best way to delete these emails? I don't need them as a server has a copy.
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Copy message_id from selected message

In Mail, when I've selected a message, I would like to have a shortcut to copy the message_id (see my previous question) to the clipboard. How do I manage that? Applescript, I presume?
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URL to individual email

Is it possible to have an url that links to an individual email message on my local machine? So that if I click on osxmail://759847982 my mail client will open that specific message. GMail can do ...
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Mac OS X 10.4 - Thunderbird 3 to Thunderbird 13

I'm working with an ancient PowerPC Mac running Tiger. I managed to migrate the POP email from Apple Mail 2 to Thunderbird 3, but I now need to migrate it to a newer machine with Thunderbird 13. How ...
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iCloud server side wildcard mail rules

I couldn't find any information on how to set up wildcard rules in iCloud mail. I want to forward mail from any sender of a certain domain to another address. What exactly is the syntax of the ...
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Show sent emails in my inbox on iPad

Is there a way to make my sent emails show up in my inbox on the iPad, similar to how it is shown in the gmail web view? I can do this in the Mac app by creating a smart mailbox that includes both ...
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Email “from” is not using Default account

My email replies default to my Gmail account even though the "from" line and the "default account" in the Settings are my main (preferred) account address. How do I fix this?
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How can I force iOS Mail to download the entire email every time?

I have a Wifi-only new iPad, which uses an Exchange-type account for my Gmail. It connects just fine when I'm at home. But the last time I was out and about, I found I had a new email, but only the ...
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How can I send smtp mail via gmail and osx Lion mailx?

I would like to be able to send email from utility/batch/launchd scripts via my gmail account and the mailx client that is bundled in OS X Lion. I cannot find how to configure this. I found ...
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Why do I have 8.3 GB mail on my hard drive even when using gmail?

I am short of space on my 128 GB SSD so I've been using Grand Inspector to see what has been using up all this space. I found that in Library/mail/v2 there is 8.2 GB of email. What is this and how ...
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Is there a full-featured Mac email app that natively implements labels (instead of folders) and archiving?

I love Gmail's features, but I'm increasingly wary of having my entire email history depend on Google. Every Mac email app I know of, other than Sparrow, insists on being based around IMAP folders. ...
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Back up iChat logs to Gmail?

Is it possible to automatically back up iChats to Gmail? There used to be a program called Chatalog but it's discontinued now. Some details about Chatalog: Chatalog is a powerful app for ...
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Keep message selection in Outlook 2011

When I open the Outlook window, the topmost message (the most recent) becomes selected. I've got Outlook set to automatically mark messages as read when selected, so it becomes read. This is a problem ...
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Insert photo from Camera to e-mail - show size choice on iPhone

On iPhone 4S initially when I selected in 'Photos' application option 'Email photo' I was asked about suggested size of photo to be sent. Then I selected not to ask me any more and now the photo of ...
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How to mark as READ all the e-mails received in iPhone?

It's fine when you are clearing all your unread messages in a laptop or a desktop PC; but in iPhone? No good. You see, at present, I mark my messages as read by individually tapping their checkboxes. ...
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Rename mail account?

I hope this is not too obvious, but I would like to know if this is possible. I made an email account without renaming it. So it has the boring name Exchange. How can I rename this email account on ...
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How do I compose email first and then add a group to the bcc line?

I like to compose my email messages first and then add recipients. I created a smart group that I would like to add to the BCC line after composing a message, however I can't seem to find a way to do ...
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Getting errors when trying to send something using Gmail and Mail 5

I've had a problem for awhile with a Gmail account linked to Mail, which arose last summer after I upgraded to Lion. When I try to send a signed message (signed, in terms of security, not a signature ...
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How do I remove drafts from the iOS Notification Center?

When I pull down the Notification center on either my iPad or iPhone, it displays 5 emails (I have it set to that), but they are not the unread emails at the top of my inbox. They all appear to be ...
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Remove Re: AW: and other from subject in Mail

Is there any possible way to avoid these long "Re: AW:"(and so on) in the subject field of Mail? I know that Thunderbird can replace e.g. AW: (that is the German version coming from Outlook) or SV: ...
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iPhone, iCloud and Mail syncing problem

The Situation I work in an IT department for a law/property/ifa firm and we have iPhones rolled out to many of the important staff members. It is a UK firm, and as well as the permanent staff we also ...
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Password not working

Today, out of the blue, my iPhone kept poping up a message that said my password was incorrect for my email account. I went to settings and reentered the password (I'm 100% sure this is the correct ...
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what is “translate” and why does it want access to my keychain?

I use Entourage for my email accounts but I keep getting a pop up saying "translate wants to use your confidential information stored in "[my email account]" in your keychain. Do you want to allow ...
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iPhone 3G cannot send mail - rejected by the server because it does not allow relaying

I am trying to send an email from my AOL account from my iPhone 3G, however everytime I try and send a mail I get the following error: Cannot Send Mail A copy has been placed in your Outbox. ...
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IPhone 4s email issues (with gmail)

So I've had my I've had my 4s for almost 6 months now, and haven't had a problem with my email - or that I've noticed. However, recently, I've found I am unable to send emails, only recieve them. ...
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Can the iPad Mail app show the message list full screen?

I just got an iPad (not an iPad 2) and I would like to see the list of messages in the Mail app full screen and not just in the side bar, like they are now. Is this possible?
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Why does me.com always redirect to Find My iPhone?

I changed my Apple ID, and I have to confirm my old mail @me.com to my new id. But the https://www.me.com/mail/ will always redirect to "find my phone" (maybe some issue with my last iPod touch that ...