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Why can't I create an IMAP folder in Mail?

Having used MS Outlook for a while with my IMAP account, I thought I would try out the new and improved Mail in OS X Lion. The structure of my mailbox on the left hand panel is as follows: MAILBOXES ...
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How to fix the mail sent (whoosh) sound when disappearing intermittently, especially after iTunes is opened?

The "whoosh" sound continues to disappear intermittently, especially after iTunes is opened. I've restarting my iMac restores the sound but usually not for long. I've Googled and searched for ...
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How to mail link from mobile Safari to an Exchange address book entry?

When selecting Mail Link to this Page from mobile Safari, no Exchange address groups are available when attempting to insert a recipient ("Choose a contact to mail"). Also, Outlook Personal Contacts ...
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Email Syncing problems

Why does my email not sync on my Mac if I have read it on my iPhone or iPad? I can read it in my iPhone or Mac, but it does not show as read on my Mac.
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Why does Mail generate random new messages in Lion?

Ever since upgrading to Lion on my 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo iMac, Apple's Mail sporadically generates random new mail messages, sometimes when mail isn't even running. And example of the latest ...
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Duplicated mail settings caused email loss in Mail on Lion

Oh dear, not having much luck at the moment. Having recently wasted hours on a simple problem, I've transferred my anti-Midas magic to a friend, and lost some email data. Could someone advice (a) ...
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App for custom Gmail push notifications

Does anyone know of an app that can notify me of new emails in my Gmail in specific time intervals? I mean, I want to set up hour intervals when it is ok to receive notifications. I have researched a ...
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iPhone GMail Push Setup (Exchange) Delete > Bin rather than Delete > Archive?

I have GMail setup on my iPhone with push, as an exchange account. It's awesome. However, when I select to delete an email (as I often do - I get rather more rubbish than I'd like) it archives the ...
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How can I cancel/delete unsent messages from iOS?

If I'm off-line, and I send an e-mail, it stays as "unsent message". Is there a way to cancel or delete or edit those unsent messages? (using the default e-mail app) --update: screenshot of the ...
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Mac Mail “Reply-To” address

Mac Mail is changing my "reply to" email address on my emails. I have several accounts set up in Mail, and when I send an email from one account, and people reply to that email, it sends the email to ...
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Is there a way to let Mail always mark the messages coming from a domain as spam?

I keep getting emails from a domain, which always use the same email address; every time I mark them as junk in Mail, but Mail keeps showing those email in my inbox. Is there a way to force Mail to ...
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Mail, Contacts & Calendars crashes System Preferences; iCal and Mail also affected

When I open System Preferences and click the Mail, Contacts and Calendars icon, System Preferences crashes. In addition, iCal crashes on launch and Mail crashes when I try to open its preferences. ...
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How can I add my iCloud email account in Windows Live Mail?

I have an iCloud account: name@me.com and I try to add it in Windows Live Mail but it gives an error message that my username or password are incorrect. I found this ...
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How can I change my sender name in iCloud email?

I want to correct how my 'sender' name appears when I write mail with my iCloud account. For some reason, iCloud shows my first name in all caps & I can't edit it.
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Mail-app not using Push

I just bought an iPhone 4S and configured my mail-accounts. But for some reason, the new mail is only pushed when I open my Mail-app. I set the settings for incoming messages to "Push". Any idea how ...
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Is it possible to log out of 'mail' on the iPad?

I set up my email into the iPad 'Mail' app, and I cannot find how you log out to prevent another user from opening and reading my mail. Is it possible to log out of 'mail' on the iPad?
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Mis-Typed iCloud Email Address. Want to create new iCloud email address [closed]

I made a foolish mistake when creating my iCloud email address. There was a misspelling that I did not catch. Now, my iCloud email is unacceptable to me with this spelling error. I understand that ...
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iCloud Mail doesn't load, but all other iCloud services work fine

I've been having this weird problem with iCloud for a while. If I go to icloud.com, I can login just fine, and everything works (Contacts, Calendars, etc.), EXCEPT the Mail app. Whenever I click the ...
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sync sent mail between iPhone and mail.app

Can I set up my mac/iPhone/mobile me to sync the mails I've sent on my iPhone back to my mail.app on my mac? I use two email addresses: an IMAP (gmail) address and a microsoft exchange address. On ...
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Mail app rejects Gmail SMTP when Adium is connected to Gtalk

This issue is really weird, and it started right after I started the Lion update process in Snow Leopard, before even rebooting to Lion. :) I use a Gmail account for mail and chat. When Adium is ...
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How to hide quoted text in Lion Mail?

In Mail's conversation view, by default, quoted text is hidden and can be shown by clicking "See More from XXX" in the bottom of each message. After clicking that, how can quoted text be hidden again? ...
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Avoid 'via gmail' for messages sent from my iPhone

I've set up my own domain (say owndomain.com) to forward all his e-mail to my personal Gmail account. It works great and once setup, I can send e-mails from the iPhone using that account with the coma ...
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How can I add an email signature in my iPhone Gmail app?

I understand it is fairly easy to add a signature to the standard iPhone mail app. However, I am now using the Gmail app on my iPhone 4S, and I can't seem to figure out how to append a signature to ...
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Postfix SMTP server slow to accept incoming connection

I have a snow-leopard os-x Server configuration running postfix with no local firewall on the X-Serve. When a client attempts to connect to the SMTP port the connection takes about 15 seconds to ...
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send non-delivery notification

I am fairly sure MobileMe (and possibly Mail.App) had a feature which allowed you to send a non-delivery notification for an email. This is possibly the best way to battle spam, however I can not find ...
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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?