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How do I change the default font size for reading in Mail 6.0?

How do I change the default font size for reading the body of messages in Mail 6.0? I know that I can use ctrl++, but I want the reading pane to default the body of the message to a larger font ...
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messages disappeared from some mailboxes and smart mailboxes following removal of an account from Mail

I upgraded to Mountain Lion recently. My email changed as well. I used to have my 40K emails in different mailboxes and now I realize that the new way to do so is with 'smart mailboxes' (I actually ...
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How can I get mailboxes settings from iPad to iPhone?

I have long settings in iPad and I would like to get them automatically to devices such as iPhone and poussible to Mac in the future. How can I get the settings over all devices?
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E-Mail notifications only work for first e-mail account (GMail)?

Currently I finally - way too late - noticed that still in iOS 6, the Apple Mail app is not sending me push notifications - or any notifications for that matter - for any of my e-mail accounts except ...
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Sync Hotmail folders to apple “Mail”

I love the Mail application on my Mac and want to centralize and administer my Mail account here. However, I can't configure the Mail program to synchronize my inbox, the sent box and other folders I ...
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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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Can the SQLite databases that store iOS mail be exploited to back up messages?

Being the technical dude of the family I'm confronted with the following problem: An iPhone 3GS with iOS 3.1.2, the owner has a lot of old email messages stored on the device but has lost access to ...
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Can I limit Gmail auto-retrieval on an iPhone?

Is it possible to stop the iPhone from retrieving old emails from my mail account? I have about 5000 messages in my Gmail inbox and would like to keep them there. Currently, my iPhone fetches about 50 ...
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Logs and eMail headers from THE Future"?

iPad Console Logs & eMail headers from the Future What does the "-700" mean in an eMail header when next to Date/Time Stampt? I've noticed some of my iPad Console Logs display as +7hours ...
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Sync local Outlook calendar to iPhone

I have a local Outlook calendar on my Desktop. Is there a way I can sync those items on my iPhone ? Something like local outlook calendar -> Google -> iPhone. Any help on this will be much ...
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Using a VPN only for a specific mail account or app

On my iPhone, I know I can set up a VPN. But if I understand it correctly, it is a global setting. How can I use a VPN only when checking a specific IMAP account? Alternatively, can it be activated ...
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Can I keep the Mail app on my iPhone from automatically marking messages as read?

Is there a way to prevent the iPhone's mail app from marking messages as read automatically when I view them? Thunderbird on my computer has a way to do this and I find it useful.
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Can the web version of iCloud be configured to become the default mailto link handler?

How can I set up iCloud as the default email provider in my browser? I am using Linux and if I click on a mailto link in a web page it goes to my Gmail account. Can this be changed to make it go to my ...
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Is there any way to automatically set outgoing email address based on recipient's email or domain in mail.app?

I'd like mail to be automatically be sent from an account based on domain the domain of the recipient. Details: I've set up multiple email accounts in mail.app, both personal and work. I find ...
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Cannot open Mail Preferences in Mountain Lion

I have a user that whenever she tries to open mail preferences it consistently locks up with the pinwheel icon and requires her to force quit mail. Mac mail was fine until a gmail account was added to ...
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Unable to change my email notification sound on iPhone 4s

So I changed my email notification sound to a custom sound uploaded to the phone via (iTunes). The weird thing is, even though I have the tone selected, and the phone shows it as being the active ...
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Want to use multiple email addresses for one contact

I am updating my address book on my MacBook, and filling in all the information on the cards for each contact. My contacts have both work and home email accounts listed under their name. I'd like to ...
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Can I remove or hide the VIP Folder in Mail on iOS 6?

Is there anyway to remove or hide the new VIP folder in the native Mail app on iOS 6? I use lots of filters on my Gmail backend and have no use for it.
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Apple ID with iCloud email address?

Can you create an Apple ID with the iCloud email address it comes with? (if I enable it)
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Does anyone know of an app or applescript to make it easier to simply save and email?

I find that several times a day I save a file then compose a new email, click the add attachment button, and try to find the file. Does anyone know of an app or applescript to make it easier to ...
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How can I lock Mail/Contact/Calendars in an iPad?

All members of my family use the iPad primarily for browsing the Web or playing games. It is basically a living room computer. But I use it also for my e-mail. I know The iPad can be locked with a ...
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Auto configuration of mail/calendar/contacts?

First day when I launched my Mac mini (OS X Lion) and started to use Safari - at some point it asked me (during the login procedure to the Gmail account) if I want to auto configure ...
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How can I specify the Sent folder for Gmail on iPad?

I use Gmail with IMAP on the iPad. I can only find Drafts and Trash folder to configure in the Settings, how can I specify the Sent folder? Trial with Gmail account: cannot find Sent folder ...
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How to fix “Webmail is turned off. You can turn it on by using the Server app on the server.” on Lion Server?

I am trying to enable webmail for my Mac OS X Lion Server (10.7). I have enable both the Web and Mail services in the Server application, and have checked the box for WebMail under the Mail service. ...
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How can I get my new mails? It is “disconnected”

I can't get Mail to fetch new emails. Even after quitting and restarting, I can't get new emails and the refresh button is disabled. I really don't know what to do. I am using Apple Mail 5.2 and Mac ...
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Mail.app: How to use multiple From: addresses for the same Gmail account?

This guide explains how to add From addresses to Mail.app: Use Multiple From: Addresses with an OS X Mail Account To set up multiple addresses for one account in Mac OS X Mail: Select Mail | ...
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How to use Cocoa Emacs as editor for Mutt

I'm taking yet another run at Emacs. I've installed Cocoa Emacs, and so far so good. Now I'd like to use Cocoa Emacs as my editor for Mutt. With MacVim, it's trivial to use Macvim, i just put: ...
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Why doesn't IOS mail delete from my pop server?

i have my iphone configured to get email from my pop server. i also went into the advanced settings and configured it to 'delete from server' 'when removed from inbox'. still, i noticed that when i ...
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Remove an email address from apple-ID

I have two Apple IDs: One (lets say A) associated with my old email address (lets say old@xyz), which is the one I actually use Another one (lets say B) associated with my new email address (lets ...
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Mail.app keeps trying to connecting to old mail server

Yesterday my web host (Dreamhost) unexpectedly moved my email account to a new server. Most of my email clients didn't skip a beat, and continued to connect to the server and receive mail. However, ...
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Recover iTunes username (email)

Using iOS 5.1.1 I have installed an app with an iTunes account which is not currently logged-into the 'App Store' in my iPad 2. In addition, I do not remember which username (email address) I used ...
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In Finder, directory size is not shown

I linked Mail.app to my Gmail account and to my surprise it downloaded all of the 300000+ (!) messages that are on it (I looked in the Preferences for a way to limit the amount of messages downloaded ...
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Can Mail warn when emailing certain addresses?

I have my own personal mail account (a gmail account) and my academic email account (a university account) as different profiles on my Mail application in OS X Snow Leopard. I sometimes forget to ...
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How do I stop emails highlighting dates (with links to my calendar)?

On my iPad, how do I stop emails highlighting dates (with links to my calendar). I find this distracting.
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iPhone Mail not showing multiple attachments

I'm trying to send out an e-mail from a PHP script. The script works fine. The e-mail shows up in Gmail as HTML, with an (attached) embedded image, and a small (< 1M) downloadable file attached as ...
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How to set reply-to address in Apple Mail

I have two accounts set up in Apple Mail. The second account is for backup purposes and because at times the primary account is unavailable. When that happens, I send from the second account but would ...
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“Natively” add emails to Mail by PHP pipe script

I found this awesome tutorial on how to send emails on localhost that will open your Mail showing you the email that was sent from PHP, however this is slightly annoying getting Mail to open when an ...
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How to get my lost mail and accounts back after kernel panic?

Today while working my system suddenly had a kernel panic. I tried to restart in safe mode and the meter went to about 1/4 and no further (did this twice). Since that didn't work I restarted normally ...
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How to set up OS X Server Mail to auto-configure Mac Mail IMAP clients?

Our Thunderbird mail clients successfully pick up their IMAP settings for their accounts on (Mountain Lion) OS X Server automatically. They just supply their email addresses and Open Directory ...
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Did I expose myself to information-theft via possible malware on iPad by opening an e-mail in Safari?

I received an email from cdhhospitals.org/upload.htm and opened it. I immediately was redirected to a waiting screen. I immediately closed the Safari app. I tried to track this site down and the ...
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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, ...