Email is short for electronic mail. There are tags for popular mail clients including the mail tag in case your question is related to a specific program and not email in general.

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Set iPhone ringtone for filtered email messages

Is there a way on the iPhone that a certain subset of incoming emails (coming through Exchange) will ring a specific ringtone (a real one, not just a beep)? In the Blackberry world, you would set an ...
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Add a second signature in iPhone/iPad Mail

I have 2 email accounts on my iPhone and iPad, a work and personal. I have edited a signature for my work account but can only seem to have one signature. I also use Mail.app on OSX which lets me ...
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Why does running the App Store push email to my iPad?

I have noticed that - even with email push turned off, running the App Store on my iPad 2 would push any new mail on the Exchange server to me. This could have been the case previously but it is ...
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Can I make the UI text on iPhone/iOS smaller?

I have pretty good eyes, and I'd like to be able to see more than 5 emails at a time in the list view. I realize I can reduce the number of preview lines, but I want to keep the preview and just make ...
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What are some ways to work with / search flagged emails on iOS?

The Mail App on iOS 5 adds support for flagging emails, but I can't seem to find a way to actually put this feature to use. Is there a way to search for flagged emails? Is there a way to cleverly ...
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Postfix Not Accepting Commands on OSX Lion - Timeout Occurs

I am building a web application on my MacBook Pro which needs to send email. When the application attempts to send, the connection times out. I am running postfix and I I followed the directions found ...
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Stop Calendar from alerting me of reoccurring task?

I have a meeting every day at 10 am. At some point I clicked a link to add a reoccurring task to my calendar. Now every single day 10 minutes prior, Mail opens and I see an alert about the meeting. ...
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Can I use a non “me.com” address to send email with iCloud?

I will be buying an iPad and will want to use iCloud. However, I want to use a non "@me.com" address to send email from/reply to. Is this possible when you sign up for iCloud? Thanks
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Mass email solution that support different email content

I'm using Mac, and I group customer into groups in address book and send email to all in the group. Are there application where I can send the email individually to each one in the group and, by ...
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How can I use Siri to select between multiple email addresses?

When using Siri to send an email to a contact with multiple email addresses, I can't find a way to select one of the addresses in a hands-free way (without clicking with my finger). Siri reads out ...
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Install MAMP (not PRO) For PHP And Mail Sending

I first tried searching here at apple.stack but couldn't find a solution that seemed to work for me, so I'm trying my hand at posting a question. I already spent a few good hours trying to make it ...
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What's the correctly way to make Postfix run permanently on Lion (not server)

I can start Postfix temporarily with: $ sudo launchctl launchd% start org.postfix.master However, Console.app shows that it only runs for a short time: 26/11/11 2:00:55.710 PM postfix/master: ...
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Looking for workflow or script for saving Kindle documents

I'm using a Kindle DX (3G, no WiFi) for reading documents saved from the web with Readability. Because Amazon charges a conversion cost for these documents I'm forwarding the documents to my ...
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Send email from my ipad without receiving?

Is this possible? I went into settings and turned off "fetch new data", but if I send a message from an account, the durn thing still downloads all my mail in that account. I don't want it to do ...
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iPhone Jailbreak Experts - Accessing the email storage?

Is this possible? I have emails stored on my iPhone that are no longer accessible anywhere else, and I'd like to copy them out. I could forward them through a different account, but there are ...
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Is it possible to create formatted email on the iphone 4s?

I'd like my email from my phone to look like the email from my MS Outlook. The email from my phone looks like ASCII, and there is no way to create a signature with a logo as far as I know. Any ...
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How to create an Automator “Mail Service” to compose the body of email from the content of a file?

I would like to create a "Mail Service" with Mac Automator to create a New Message that automagically fills the body with the content of ascii file ~/Documents/MailBody.txt I can select the file with ...
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Send background email alert if Time Machine backup fails

Curious if there is an easy way to send a background email alert if a Time Machine backup fails (or continuously fails rather than just one time) I've found TM Error Logger however, it cannot run in ...
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How can I set up a local mail server on Lion?

I am developing a site with django (email registration) and for testing purposes I would like to set up a local smtp server on my MBA. This has to be local because my main work location does not have ...
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Did a firmware update, now Mail.app crashes on start up — full log provided — help?

I am running the latest Lion. It just did a software update which provided a firmware update. Now when I launch Mail.app it crashes on start up. Specifically, the application window appears, and ...
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Moving email from Gmail to Mail.app locally

I have a large amount of email in Gmail, the account is at 99% capacity. I'd like to remove this from Gmail and only store it locally. Using mail.app When I drag the message from a Gmail mailbox into ...
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Trouble creating new Exchange Server account in Lion

I'm helping a colleague set up his new MBA. When we try to create his email account in mail.app, we choose Exchange but the auto-discover feature fails to start. It has worked fine for 4 others in ...
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How do I reset Apple's Mail, in Lion, to default settings?

I have been having a bunch of email problems and want to start over. I have deleted all the IMAP accounts from Mail. What other files do I need to delete, hidden and otherwise, to make Mail (and ...
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Is there a way to setup Yahoo mail for push with iOS5?

It seems to check it on a schedule, regardless of what I do. I've tried setting it up to masquerade as Exchange, but was not successful.
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Adding templates to mail software in OSX Lion

I have downloaded a couple of stationery templates for Apple's Mail application, but I don't know how to add them to the software so I can use them when composing messages. Anyone know how?
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Why are some Mail messages shown as empty with “This message has no content”?

Sometimes new messages come in and Mail (on OS X Lion and Mountain Lion) shows them as empty, with "This message has no content" in the preview column. The message is empty in the full message view ...
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Does the iPhone Mail app mark gmail messages as spam?

If I move a message to the Spam folder using the native mail app on the iPhone, will it be marked as spam on the gmail server? Or will the message just be moved to that folder? I'm connected to gmail ...
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How can I configure Lion to use PHP mail() locally?

I'm doing web development with PHP on my mac and need to be able to use the mail command locally (on localhost). What do I have to configure to get the PHP mail() command working? PS: On Windows I ...
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Disable / Uninstall Mail app in Lion

I'm running Sparrow mail client and would love to disable Mail.app, which keeps opening from time to time.
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How do I enable Wi-Fi-only email push?

Is it possible to get iOS's email push feature to work only when I'm on Wi-Fi?
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How can I drag and drop email attachments in Mail on Lion?

I use Mail.app on Lion with Classic View enabled so it works like it did in Snow Leopard. When an email comes in with an attachment, I used to be able to select one or more attachments and drag them ...
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How can I read Exchange 2003 email on a Mac with Outlook 2011?

I previously here asked about a problem setting up Exchange server on Outlook 2011. The answer provided began, "Outlook 2011 requires an Exchange 2007 and above server." Problem is - my company has ...
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Can anyone recommend good third party iOS email clients (especially regarding signature support)?

Can anyone recommend an iOS email client (Exchange/ActiveSync or IMAP... preferably both) that supports really sweet email signatures? Our company email signature has an official format that has a ...
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How can I change a defunct Apple ID email address?

I never changed my student email account to which all app purchases have been made. I just upgraded to iOS 5, and it requires to authenticate the iCloud, by verifying an email sent to the now defunct ...
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How do I delete all Terminal mail?

I set up a cronjob a long time ago that now doesn't exist. Whenever I open up Terminal, it now says "You have mail". I have something like 100 messages that all say the same thing. How do I mass ...
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IPad email client refuses to retrieve some emails

This is an original iPad using the default client against a remote IMAP account. It just does not retrieve mails from certain senders. They're not in other folders, they're Not in junk mail, Outlook ...
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How does iOS 5 decide what mailbox to watch for new mail?

I have a new iPhone 4 (not S). I have installed iOS 5 on it. I have configured an Exchange active-sync mailbox for my mail. I have three Exchange rules running on incoming messages in order to sort ...
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What would cause a certificate installed on iOS to be invalid?

I recently installed two certificates (for use in signing mail) on several iOS devices. Both certificates derive from the same trust chain and were purchased from the same vendor on the same day. The ...
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Does Gmail push on iPhone 4S?

I just got the iPhone 4S, and it seems like my email is polling rather than push. I set up my Gmail account, and emails do not come to my phone instantly. It appears to be polling, rather than ...
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Set my default address for auto-fill?

Since updating to 10.7.2, the email addresses in my address book card seem to have re-prioritized themselves. Now when I use Auto-Fill, the wrong address pops up, and I don't see any way to change it. ...
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Can you export or share Categories in Outlook 2011?

Is there any way to export or otherwise copy Categories, with colors, between Users/Macs? They also don't yet synch to Exchange 2010, from what I can tell. I'll likely develop a default new user ...
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alias youremail@me.com(icloud) from a custom domain (like Google Apps fyd)

Similar to how Google Apps for you Domain works with your own domain (by using the mx record settings). How would I setup icloud email to achieve this? Custom domain is not suppored out of the box ...
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Why doesn't my new @me.com email address work?

The Problem: I've just updated to OSX 10.7.2, with iCloud support. Everything works fine. Except... when I try to enable 'mail and notes' under iCloud settings, it just gets stuck displaying ...
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Can I Disable the Duplicates Counter in Lion Mail?

I've recently switched to using Gmail via IMAP in Mail.app on Lion, and I've mostly got it configured to do what I want. However, there's one annoyance I haven't been able to fix yet. Because of ...
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Merge e-mail addresses on iCloud

I have made a mistake. I'm a developer and while testing iCloud I made an @me.com (let's call it dummy@me.com) account. Now I am setting up iCloud on all my devies and would like to use my original ...
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Is a me.com address only used for email in iCloud (outside of brand new accounts)?

I am one of those people who had an iTunes account way before having an .mac or MobileMe account. Since one can't really merge accounts, I have been trying to decide what to do about my iCloud ...
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Display multiple email accounts in screensaver

a number of use our 'family' OSX Lion Mac Mini in the kitchen. We track multiple gmail accounts by each of using a different browser. But, none of us can tell at a glance if we have any pending ...
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Annotated emails in OS X

Is there some email client out there, which is well integrated into OS X, that has the ability to annotate emails? In particular, I would like to add a note, which will be linked to a specific ...
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How can you email an address book group to another Mac user?

If I have an OS X Address Book group of people I want to email periodic updates to, and I want to send that list to a second person who wants to email updates to this group as well, how can I do that? ...
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How can the 'mail' command be used?

I've had my first Mac for about five months now. Though, even when I was a full-on Windows user, I never did things through a command line; I was pretty much for the GUI all-the-way.. But now that I ...