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Convert lotus notes NSF file to Outlook PST file in Mac OS X

Is it possible to convert a nsf archive (of Lotus Notes, containing my emails) to pst, a file that Outlook for Mac 2011 can read? I seem to find loads of tools for Windows, including SSDM from Dell. ...
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Problems with Office 365 and OS X Mail Inbox

I'm having 4 problems with O365 and Mac OS X Email, all related to display and status issues. To be clear, I'm using the built-in Mac Mail client, connecting to Office 365 as an Exchange server (vs. ...
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How do I get iPad (iOS 7) to use the email aliases I have set up on gmail

I have an iPad with iOS7. This is set up with 2 email accounts (gmail and ISP default). I want to use the "Contact Us" option on one of my apps, but this offers me the options of using either of the ...
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Spotlight, please don't show mail, but still let me search in Mail app

When I search for stuff, even constraining with name:whatIwant, the majority of results are old e-mail messages and Safari history items. How can I get rid of these results, but still search my email ...
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Apple Mail with Gmail Account (IMAP): Moving Mails from inbox to folders fails

I have a Gmail account (gmail 1), and if I'm moving email from Inbox to an IMAP folder, the email disappears from Inbox and after changing the folder and going back to Inbox the moved mail is back in ...
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How not to download all emails when setting up a new Mail account?

When I add a new Email account, Mail application automatically downloads All messages, but I do not need all the messages to be available on my Mac. Is there a way to tell Mail app to only down ...
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Group members from Contact do not appear in Mail address

iMac using OS X 10.8.5. When using a Group from Contacts in a Mail address, all the Group list does not appear in the Mail address and those missing do not receive the email.
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How do I stop loading images in Junk mail folder in Mail.app 6.6 with Gmail

I have setup Mail.app to use my Gmail account. Gmail has a spam filter that works excellent for me. But I sometimes check the Junk mailbox in Mail to see if something got there by accident. When I go ...
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Microsoft Outlook for Mac - View Mailbox size

We switched from Lotus Notes 8.5.3 and we now use Microsoft Outlook 2011 for Mac in my office. Lotus Notes used to show the size of the mailbox (check the image below). Is it possible to show the ...
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Stop Mail from previewing pdfs and images in the body of an email [duplicate]

Is there a way in the Mail.app to prevent it from previewing pdfs and images in the body of an email. So that instead you just a get a normal file attachment ?
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How do I use Mail.app search and replace without the mouse

A recent update to Mail.app in Mac OS X changed the UI of the search and replace when composing a new message. The old version could be driven 100% from the keyboard while the new one requires using ...
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How are apps like Mail+ connecting to Exchange, while Apple's Mail.app is blocked by my IT dept?

My IT department has this great idea: if you want to read your work email on your personal device, you have to give us total access to the device. Well, no. It's my personal device, you can't have it. ...
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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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Outlook Mac 2011 regularly crashing

I installed Outlook 2011 and imported a pst file form my old Outlook program. Outlook continues to crash and gives me the following error. It also gives me double "sent" messages for every one I send ...
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Emails in Microsoft Exchange account not following rules in iPhone

I have a work email that is on a Microsoft Exchange account, and I have certain rules of where emails go and what they do based on who is sending them. I have rules that send emails to certain ...
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Moving email from Mac Mail to Outlook

Is there a way to export and then import downloaded/saved e-mail from the default apple e-mail client to outlook 2011?
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Mail.app reverts preference changes on restart - what can I do?

I have a set of SmartMailboxes in mail.app and noticed after I change them and restart the program, the changes are lost. I just tried deleting an old rule under Preferences > Rules and the rule ...
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Force Mail.app to show manual configuration options

Now that Outlook.com supports IMAP email I'd like to set up Mail.app (on OS X 10.7.5) to use it rather than POP for that account. I have it set up on my Windows and Android machines, so I know it ...
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Can't run postfix on Mountain Lion due to missing system_user_maps.db

When I start postfix, I see in /var/log/system.log the following error: error: open database /etc/postfix/system_user_maps.db: No such file or directory How should this file be created so that ...
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Global shortcut for New Mail in Thunderbird

I would like to have a global shortcut key to send a new message using Thunderbird in Mac OS. How can I do this?
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Mac mail does not work after 10.8.5 update

After installing Mountain Lion 10.8.5 update, mail does not associate to an email account and will not quit (Quit is grayed out - must force quit). However, the email account is set up in ...
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Gmail lock screen notifications don't appear on iPod Touch, but the device still wakes from sleep

I've got the Gmail iOS app installed on my iPod Touch 5. Also, I have set the app to only show notifications for "Important" emails (which are indicated with a yellow tab in the web version of Gmail). ...
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Applescript to forward email with attachment, and change subject

I'm trying to create an applescript that will take messages that match a certain filter YYYY), and forward them to a specific notebook in Evernote (XXXX), with the attachment intact. So far, I've ...
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How to fix when Apple Mail fails to display new Exchange Imap e-mail messages?

In our case the Apple Mail client stops retrieving new incoming e-mail messages. Rebuilding the mailbox doesn't improve. After looking at the "Mail Connection Assistent" a.k.a. "Mail Connection ...
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Mail.app Conversation/Threading issues like RES: RES: RES:

When using Gmail on Apple's mail, the conversations/threads are not being grouped properly when the subject field of the messages starts having many prefixes "RES" in the subject. Some email clients ...
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How to send S/MIME encrypted mails from iOS with attachment?

I can only send encrypted mails if I start the mail app directly. But if I try to send a mail from the image gallery, the mails are neither signed nor encrypted (and I can't find a way to enable ...
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Can I limit the number of emails the AOL sends to iPhone?

I only want to have a limited number of emails be sent to my iPhone, the most curretn 20 to 40, how can I do this?
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iPhone 4 groups tab not showing up

I need to remove all of my emails from showing up in my contact list. When I tap phone, then contacts at the top on the left should be a button named "group". It is not there, just a refresh symbol. ...
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Contacts being added automatically

Somehow, contacts are being added automatically to my Mac address book. They contain only an email address, which suggests that a mail program is creating these entries automatically. The only email ...
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Easiest way to send multiple iWork attachments as Office documents

My grandmother just switched from a PC to a Mac, and I suggested that she use iWork instead of Office for Mac. Now she is getting used to iWork, but all of the people that she works with use Office. ...
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My Apple E-mail is incorrect

I tried going to the AppStore and iTunes, etc. and it said that I have the incorrect Apple email (for the Apple ID) and I tried changing it to my actual email but it pops up as a different email. Is ...
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How can I restore my iCloud deleted e-mails?

I have a mail account like xx@me.com. Due to slow working and non-responding computer, I accidentally erased my inbox and trash on iCloud. Is there any option that I can recover them?
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Outlook 2011 crashing constantly (Mountain Lion)

I recently tried to send a video file that was too large via Outlook. Spinning wheel, then Outlook started crashing. Managed eventually to delete the email from my outbox, but Outlook now crashes ...
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Set up smart mailbox to hold all messages to AND from a particular person

I want a smart mailbox that will display all the emails sent to me by a particular person as well as all the emails I've sent them. I assumed that setting the rules to be Contains messages that ...
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Missing emails on my my laptop vs ipad

why am i receiving more emails (gmail) on my ipad than on my laptop. I seem to be getting more email posted to my Ipad than to my laptop. This morning I received 7 more emails on my Ipad than on my ...
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Do any iOS Email Clients allow the folders to expand/collapse like Outlook?

I have a 12+ gb exchange account, with hundreds of files & sub files. The iOS mail client doesn't allow the folders to collapse & expand, which makes searching for files a real PITA. Are ...
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Syncing Contacts from iPhone to Outlook

I'd like to sync my iPhone's contacts to Outlook. The account is linked, so my email is updating, but it won't sync the contacts. How do I do it?
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How to sync mac mail app with only unarchived/recent gmail messages

I recently purchased a Macbook Air and I wanted to use the default Mail app that came with it. When I add a gmail account to it, it tries to download all the mail I've ever received (~10 years worth ...
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How do I set Mail.app not to send the recipient names as they appear in my address book

When I send mails to addresses from my address book, the recipients in the address bar are shown like name <nick@domain.tld>. Can I somehow prevent that name part, so that only the actual mail ...
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Loading internal server images when mail is sent from external domain

Our company has an intranet intranet.example.com. When I send emails from outlook that contain images from intranet.example.com they load in Outlook, but not on my iPhone. On the iPhone I get a blue ...
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What is the s/mime encryption strength on iOS?

I've set up S/MIME on my iPhone, but unlike other mail clients, I'm not given the option to select the hash or encryption algorithms. I assume iOS makes this decision for me. Can anyone tell me what ...
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Unknown email at iOS upgrade

When I upgraded from iOS4 to iOS5 an unknown email address showed up as a possible email for me to set as one of my email accounts. Did anyone else have this problem? If so, where did it come from?
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I can't send email to groups now that I have added iCloud to Outlook; groups aren't found anymore

I had email groups set up in Microsoft Outlook. They were great. When I added iCloud, it moved all my contacts out of Outlook and put them in iCloud. But now when I want to send a group email, my ...
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How can I send a multi part mime email from my mac

How can I send a multi part mime email from my mac for the purposes of sending a html email together with a plain text version. The emails I send will be going out to a single recipient each time.
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Outlook 2011 reports incorrect font size

My copy of Outlook 2011 is behaving oddly with respect to font sizes. When I compose an email and set the text to be, for example, 12pt, the text I get when I type within the email composition window ...
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Duplicate archive subfolders with Mail.app

I have a strange problem with Mail and I cannot understand if it's a bug or not. When I archive a message, Mail creates duplicated subfolders. They are called "On my Mac" and they are located under ...
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Email contacts in iPhone contacts

When logging into hotmail on the mail app, do all contacts save into the contact list on the iPhone? Or only certain ones? If so how?
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How to ask for a mail folder in applescript?

I apologise in advance since this will be a long question. I hope that somebody with applescript knowledge can help me. I am transferring whole of my Windows machines to Apple and I am stuck with one ...
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Remove VIP mail box from sidebar in Mac Mail

I accidentally set one of my contacts to be a VIP in Mac Mail, it then added this folder in the image below into the sidebar, when i removed the VIP status of that contact the VIP folder still ...
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How can I get Mail.app notifications without keeping it running?

I like getting Growl notifications for incoming emails in Mail.app, but I'd prefer not to have to keep Mail.app running to see them. Is there a setting or third party tool for this?