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How can I designate a default email account in Apple Mail on Mountain Lion? [duplicate]

Opening a new mail to compose currently defaults to the Cloud email. I want to change that default to my Gmail (set up already in Apple Mail). How can I do this?
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How do I setup Apple Mail to automatically move old email to the Archive folder?

I want Apple Mail to automatically move all email, read and unread, to the Archive folder IF it's past a certain date. I want this move to take effect on ALL my devices (mac,iPad,iPhone,etc). How can ...
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Automatically forward “Starred in Gmail” messages to OmniFocus

Summary: I would like to create some sort of an automated process where any messages that I 'star' in Gmail (aka 'flag' when using Gmail via IMAP) will automatically be added to OmniFocus, and then ...
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Lion Mail.app messages marking themselves as read

My boss is accessing his emails via the MAPI (Exchange) protocol using: The mail app on his iPhone 4S Mail.app version 5.3 on an iMac running OS X 10.7 For the most part everything works as ...
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In iOS6: how to check Mail space usage?

In iOS6, is there a way to check how much space is being used by the Mail app?
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Is there a Mail plugin to let me view unread emails first?

Similar to Gmail priority inbox, is there a Mail 6.3 (OSX Mountain Lion) plugin that lets me view unread messages first or sort them so they're at top of inbox?
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How can I change the color of the recipient field in Mail?

I have a client that would LOVE for the Mountain Lion Mail application to display the recipient (himself) in the "To:" field to be BLACK instead of GRAY - which is what Apple seems to have changed it ...
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macbook air mail: how to configure HELO sent to smtp server?

Hello I am trying to set up a mail account on a new macbook air (Lion 10.7.5 Build 11G63B). I have gone through all the steps but it will not connect to the smtp server. I am using straight SMTP (not ...
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Is there a way to automatically forward text messages to email?

Is there a way to automatically forward text messages (received on my iPhone) to email?
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iPad Mail app doesn't completely search inbox or contact

I tried to use my Mail app connected to Hotmail and Gmail to search for emails in my inbox and contacts, but the app doesn't fully search my emails in the inbox nor the contacts I have saved. What ...
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How to sync Yahoo Mail with OS X?

Ever since I moved to a MacBook Air from a PC about two weeks ago, I have had a problem in syncing my Yahoo Sent Mail on my MacBook Air with my iPad and iPHone. What gets synced is some old sent mail ...
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Can I use my @me.com address as my primary email address?

Is my @me.com address a good candidate for my primary email address? I'd like to stop using my old yahoo address. I also only use Mac products. (MacBook, iPhone, iPad).
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Turn off Mail animations OS 10.8.3

I have tried using this code in the terminal to turn off the reply animation in Mail defaults write com.apple.Mail DisableReplyAnimations -bool true It doesn't work for me. I turn off Mail, enter ...
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Share a Mail.app mailbox between multiple computers

I have a Mail.app mailbox on my Mac where I archive mails received from an IMAP account which has a relatively strict quota on mailbox size (500MB). I write mails into the archive once a month (as I ...
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How to make Mobile Safari open email links in the Gmail app?

Is it possible to make a mobile Safari open email links directly to the native Gmail app, rather than open up to Apple's Mail.app?
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Mac Mail won't connect to Exchange 2007

We recently had a mail outage and eventually got mail back - it was a disk space issue. The PCs with Outlook can connect in without issues but the couple of Macs we have won't connect at all. I can ...
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Mac Outlook 2011 pasting text not at cursor

I'm using outlook for emails, each time I paste copied/cut text (from within the same email) it will not paste at the the cursor/ibar but at the top of the email text. Any solutions? Thanks in ...
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Trouble sending emails in Apple's Mail Application

I can't send any emails on one of my email accounts in Apple's Mail application even though I can receive emails with this account. My other accounts send and receive. I have no problem sending from ...
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Mail.app: connect to IMAP server with STARTTLS

I have an IMAP account on a private server and they said me to configure my mail with a STARTTLS secure connection on the port 993 and authentication with standard password. How can I set STARTTLS in ...
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How Can I Speed Up The Sending Of Emails from my Mac Mini Server?

I am currently using a Mac Mini Server running OS X Server. The server hosts several Ruby on Rails applications using Phusion Passenger where two of them uses a PostgreSQL database. One of these ...
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Fixing a corrupted OS X Mail structure after an import of mailboxes from the previous system volume

Due to various and persisting problems, I had to reinstall 10.8.2. What I did Shut down iMac with internal system disc A. Started 10.8.2 recovery system Copied iMac's system disc A to an external ...
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iPhone/iPad GMail Stopped Sync'ing Properly

I have a couple of GMail accounts which I track on my iMac, iPhone, and iPad. On the iOS devices, both of the accounts are setup as Exchange accounts with Push delivery. I read that this is the ...
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What is com.apple.mail.plist and why was it slowing Mail down?

I fixed an annoying problem with Mail 6.2 (I'm on ML 1.8.2), where Mail was slow and a pain to use. I am on a SSD so everything was jerky while typing, sending mail out, and it would take ~1 second ...
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Can I get @me.com email address when I only have @icloud.com address?

Can I still (as of 03/2013) get @me.com, as an alternative to my @icloud.com email address? I would want the two email to point to the same AppleID. The reasons are quire prosaic, @me.com just looks ...
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Automator -> send file to email (from filename)

Im trying to create an Automator folder action that sends an email with an attached file. In my folder the files will be generated with the email as name: Example: name@company.com.jpg, ...
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Mail App Restarted Itself

I closed mail an hour ago, when I opened mail back again 10 minutes ago the mail app at reseted itself, there are no accounts anymore, no mails, no nothing. I was wondering if there was any fast and ...
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Mail won't download emails of the last two years

I set up Mail ages ago and it won't download emails from my Gmail account from October 2011. Any ideas why? I tried Rebuild with not much success. Interestingly a different gmail account works ...
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Where are Mail.app rules stored? They got deleted and I want to restore them

Since Mail.app had trouble connecting to the various accounts, I tried to 'reset' it by removing all accounts and the stored passwords in Keychain Access.app. Then I re-added all the mail accounts. ...
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Can I store my RGE file (Entourage 2008) to an network drive?

Can I store my RGE file (Entourage 2008) to an network drive instead of a local folder ?
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How to change Exchange email account settings on 50 iPhones, remotely?

We have the following situation. A customer of ours got re-branded and has therefore now a new domain name. On the email server (Exchange 2010) we added the new domain and for every user we created a ...
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How to use different mailboxes (sent folder) in Outlook for Mac

I am a network administrator and have come across a problem regarding MS Outlook for MAC. The user has their own account already added to their outlook. They have requested that a group mailbox could ...
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Is there an app that lets me send email only?

I'm looking for an app that will let me send email only. Often in the course of my work I need to just fire off a quick email but don't want to get stuck firing up my mail client and reading new ...
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Copy-pasting text from MS Word to Mac Mail does not preserve formatting

A letter I've composed and formatted in Microsoft Word 12 point type does not retain the 8 1/2 x 11 letter format once copied and pasted into Mail. Instead, the type looks to be 6 point and stretches ...
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Draft messages in Mountain Lion Mail do not include server draft messages

I had a clean install Mountain Lion on my Macbook Pro, early 2011. Following suggestions in the forums, I carried my "Mail" folders (folders, preferences, etc) from my cloned backup of Snow Leopard. ...
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My apple account and gmail account are messing up my email

I have a registered apple account ending in @me.com and a gmail account as well. This is causing extremely frustrating email problems as I am not able to view any emails sent to my @me account on my ...
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No new mail notification at apple mail dock icon when rules apply

I've set a rule in apple mail. It's very simple. If a specific individual sends me mail it moves it directly to the destination folder. The problem is that it does not notify me that a mail arrived! ...
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No Flagged email folder on iCloud browser?

Is it just me, or is there no Flagged folder on the browser version of the iCloud client?
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iPad 3 - when I click on the email icon, it quickly pulls up the email but then it disappears!

I click on the email icon as usual, but it just quickly pulls up the email and then disappears. What's going on?
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Mail app always shows most recently read email

When I open the Mail app on my iPad the last email read is always displayed. Is it possible to change this behavior?
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refresh mail.app inbox when returning from standby (IMAP)

When returning from standby mail.app does not refresh my inbox. New mails (or changes to old mails, like move or delete) are not synchronized. I have to manually close mail.app and restart it to make ...
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OpenPGP encryption of mails in Mountain Lion

I've been trying to find out any way to OpenPGP encrypt mails while sending from Apple Mail or any other email app in Mountain Lion. GPGTools' GPGMail is not yet ready for Mountain Lion. MailMate ...
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Sending HTML mails (without a 3rd party app) [duplicate]

I've been trying to send an html mail with images embedded. Same as you would do if you embedded items into your stationary folder in outlook. I don't want to use a 3rd party app...because i need to ...
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How do I create an Apple email account on an old iBook running OS 10.5.8?

I’m setting up an old iBook and as a result I am also stuck with OS X 10.5.8 and can’t see how I can create a new Apple email address. Any ideas are welcomed—Apple’s site and OS have been terrible in ...
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Why can't I share my voice memo on my iPhone via e-mail?

When I go to to share a memo created in the Voice Memo app via e-mail, the e-mail will get sent, but there will not be an attachment. In the outbox before it gets sent, the attachment is there, but ...
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How to fix OS X Server mail forwarding to multiple addresses?

Under OS X Server Mountain Lion, we are creating accounts in LDAP via Workgroup Manager. We would like to be able to manage forwarding-only mail accounts from within the GUI (i.e. no editing of the ...
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Send Docs to iPad via email address like Kindle?

Is there a way to send docs to your iPad (iBooks) via an email address endpoint like Amazon has for your Kindle?
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How can I stop Mac Mail continually caching attachments?

Two problems really: I'm using Mac Mail version 5.3 on Mac OSX. My Yahoo mailbox is continually fetching new mail i.e. the wheel by 'yahoo is continually spinning. It has been doing this for a few ...
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How to save sent messages in same folder as message being replied to?

One of my favorite features back when I used Outlook was the option to save sent emails in the same folder as the message being replied to. For example, if I had moved a message to folder A and was ...
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How to search for empty emails in Apple mail?

How can I filter email messages with no content in Apple mail?
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Access iCloud mail via http from iPhone

There are times when you can't use any TCP ports other than 80 (HTTP) or 443 (HTTPS), so you can't use Mail accounts that communicate with iCloud via IMAP/POP3/SMTP. But when you go to iCloud.com, it ...