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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 ...
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Sparrow mail app seems to make my imac act funny

I was wondering if anyone has experience with Sparrow mail app? I've just downloaded Sparrow and it seems to do something funny. First the volume thing self disabled and when I tried to flip the ...
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What is the Aliases pane in Sparrow?

I've just installed Sparrow on my brand new iMac. I found the Aliases pane in Sparrow: I've Googled it and found some source say it similars to Shortcut in windows. What the Aliases pane for? ...
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Is there a key command to shift Apple Mail focus to top?

This one drives me crazy... If you search in Apple Mail, you likely end up way back in time in your list of emails. When I am ready to read new email I have to scroll, scroll, scroll to the top of ...
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Safari autofill multiple e-mail adresses

My personal vCard has multiple email addresses. When I use the autofill feature from Safari I always get the wrong email address filled into the web form. How can I get Safari autofill to use the ...
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Darwin/Linux/Unix command line email client that supports iCloud?

I need to access my iCloud email from a command line. Is there a command line client for Mac OS X (and/or Linux and/or Unix) that can connect to Apple's (I assume it is IMAP) servers?
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What mail program offers spam filtering and a unified way to check multiple mailboxes?

I have been using Mail and I really don't like it. I have tried Thunderbird, Entourage and Postbox and do not like any of them either. I need a clear and unified way to check all my mails and also a ...
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Apple Mail shows plain text instead of HTML email

I have a gmail account setup as IMAP in Apple Mail and recently some new emails coming through have displayed the plain text version instead of HTML. If I check the same email through gmail.com it ...
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Save multiple photos from Mail on iPhone

I send a lot of emails to myself from my Mac to my iPhone containing logos that I am designing, normal pictures or otherwise. However, I have a problem with the Mail app. Whenever I send too many ...
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How do I remove or delete an @me.com email?

I currently have 2 Apple IDs, one that uses my Gmail account and I have been using this one for a while now, this is the one I want to keep. When iCloud came out, I registered an @me.com email for ...
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Formatting Text in Mail

I'd like to have all email that I send formatted with my font and size and color, like the way web based email does it. I'd just like to set a default font and have all email I send formatted this ...
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How do i turn off email notifications on my laptop?

I keep getting email's notifying me of my upcoming meetings. This would be fine, but i never asked it to do this. I use Gmail for email and Google Calendar for my scheduling. On my laptop Mail.app ...
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Have Mail.app format the text when changing the default message font

I've changed my default font for message to be Georgia 12 Normal. The trick is, to have the message formatted this way (Georgia 12 Normal), so when the recipient open the email it is also formatted as ...
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How to Attach Picture to Existing Email

How do you attach a picture to an email you've already started composing? Instead of going to the picture first and sending it that way. I want to be able to attach it while I'm writing an email.
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How to see contacts that are suggested when composing emails?

When composing emails I get suggestions for who to send to based on previous received and sent emails. Is there any way to see this list? I'd like to add them to my actual contacts list.
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Select outgoing mail folder in Mail.app

On my iPhone, I can go to Settings > Mail > Any Account > Account > Advanced > Sent Mailbox and select which folder I'd prefer to have my Sent mail stored in. How can I do this in Mail on a Mac? I am ...
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Configuring iPad Mail app & Gmail app with different accounts?

I prefer to use the Gmail app over the standard Mail app on my iPad for reading my personal Gmail (I delete a lot of mails, newsletters, etc., after reading and this is one tap in Gmail and several in ...
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Is spam filtering on-device possible on the new iPad?

Is there any way to enable spam filtering on iPad mail?
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Weird Mail Attachment behaviour

My friend receives an email at a Gmail based account. It has an attachment that can be seen when using the Gmail Web interface. After accessing that email via Apple's Mail.app (OS X, Lion... not iOS) ...
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iPad Mail client - IMAP with X.509 client certificates?

Short version: Does anyone know if X.509 client certificates are supposed to work on the iPad for IMAP mail? Am I wasting my time trying to get a feature that doesn't work to work? If the built-in ...
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What is the purpose of “Apply Rules” in mail?

The Mail client (that comes with Mac OS X) has an "Apply Rules" menu option, but I don't see any option to create a rule like most other mail clients have. Two part question, what rules does the ...
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Emailing photos in iOS 5.0.1

I have been trying to send an email with a picture attached from the Photo app on my iPhone 3GS, but every time I hit the option button for the photo the app crashes. Its been frustrating. Does anyone ...
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Migrating Linux/cyrrus IMAP into Lion server dovecot

We changing our internal infrastructure and replacing old Linux server with an OS X Lion server. One crucial thing is email - need migrate it without interruption. Currently we have Linux/Cyrrus, with ...
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If on Wifi only, how does Mail work when not connected?

If I have an iPod touch, which will only connect to the internet via Wifi, how will it work with email? If I write an email on the bus, will it send when I get home? If I check an email with an ...
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How to batch forward messages from Mail.app

I get mail forwarded to my OS X Mail from an Outlook account at work. I use my Mac to reply to messages directly from Mail.app and now I want to forward all my sent mails from Mail to my Outlook ...
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How do I stop email reminder from iCal?

I'm using Google calendar, and I subscribe to my Google Calendar from multiple computers. Whenever I set an event with (an) email reminder(s) on Google calendar, I'll get multiple emails because (1) ...
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Google Mail doesn't download label as folder

I use GMail for push mail on my iPhone. I need that feature to sync my contact, calendar and email with Google. Setup is done using Microsoft Exchange following official tutorial from google at ...
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Unified Inbox in Mail does not display all emails

I have 4 different email accounts in Mail; therefore, there are 4 different inboxes. When I select the unified Inbox, I should see all emails listed from all accounts. But I don't. What could be ...
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Deleted email from iPad while offline gets a strikethrough line on web app rather than deleted

When I delete an email message in Mail on my iPad, everything works normally—unless I'm offline. When this is the case, it deletes from the iPad, but the message on the web interface (in this case ...
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What does Mail do when you try to quit it?

For some reason, Mail takes significantly longer than most of my other apps to quit. It might become unresponsive for a period of time after I hit [command]+[q] before it actually quits. What is ...
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Is there a command line mail program for Mac?

My C++ professor has had us use Terminal for editing code. Is there an app or program that will allow me to send and receive email via Terminal, so I can stay in one window?
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How can I sync all of my email addresses in the icloud?

I just got an ipad and I'm trying to sync all of my email addresses across all of my devices, including my imac and iphone. I already had an apple id and had the icloud set up for my iphone and imac ...
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How can I add a second sender address with different SMTP server in iOS?

I forward my university email address to my GMail account, so I don’t have my university IMAP set up as an account on my iPad (and I don’t want to, because then I’d receive those mails twice). Still, ...
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Insert code blocks in the body of emails

I'm a developer, and I'd like to be able to distinguish blocks of code from regular text, when I write emails. Basically I wanna be able to do this. In the Mail app, (or Sparrow!). Is there a way ...
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HTML/rich text email signatures in iOS?

My work (Exchange) email signature has text formatting and a photo in it, as I'm sure many do. Does anyone know of a way to enable Apple Mail like signature customization in iOS? My iPhone is ...
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Mails from Apple are shown malformed in Outlook 2010 (Windows)

I have a setup with Mac and Windows clients. The Mac users use Apple Mail and all users have an HTML signature with images. When a Mac user replies to an email the text from the initial message ...
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Internal IMAP server - Lion behind firewall

I have the following (already given) scenario: The primary question is - how to setup IMAP and SMTP server on the Lion for the "mydomain.com". Lion suggesting to use the ".private" domain for the ...
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How can I move an email without deleting it from iCloud server?

I have local rules on my Mac to move emails from certain people into their own local folders, and sound a unique alert. The problem is that it appears that moving it causes it to be deleted from ...
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How to exclude mailboxes within a smart mailbox?

I have made some smart mailboxes in Mail.app. The smart mailboxes I am using only for my Gmail account. While they send the emails to the smart mailbox they always send duplicates. The email from the ...
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App/solution for having alerts for emails

I have following case: when something bad happens with services I'm responsible for, I get email to specific email account. And I'd like to get alert about it from my phone. But I don't mean just ...
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Very strange me.com/iCloud email behavior

I have a gmail address, say, x@gmail.com and a me.com address, say y@me.com. If I use the web based iCloud email client for my me.com account, and I send an email to the following 3 versions of the ...
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Is it possible to export a specific mail folder from Mail?

Is it possible to export a specific mail folder from Mail.app? For example, I have a folder of mail messages containing invoices that I need to export and hand over to a new accountant. In my search ...
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Creating wrapper script for Mail.app to send mail from Terminal

I'm trying to send mail from terminal with the help of bash and applescript. I use bash for taking care of arguments and the email message body. Then I have tried using Applescript to send the mail ...
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How can I save a template email on my iPhone so I can send it repeatedly?

I am about to head to a Meetup, and I would like to be able to share my contact information with other people I meet. I wanted to save a "template" email on my iPhone containing my contact information ...
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How to setup mail when using iCloud plus 2 external mail accounts

I believe that as a user of 2 iMacs , 1 iphones and one iPad the best is to use my xx@me.com account on iCloud as main account and alias my other external accounts to xx@me.com The 2 external ...
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How do I use MS Exchange 2003 with OS X?

My company still relies on the antiquated Exchange 2003. Besides using Windows in a virtual machine, has anyone found any type of workaround to enable Exchange 2003 access with OS X apps ...