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OS X Server Postfix configuration

I hope this is the right site to ask this question. I have successfully configured OS X server (3.0.2 on mavericks) mail service, but if i edit my /Library/Server/Mail/Config/postfix/main.cf (postfix ...
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Move folders from 'on my mac' to gmail imap

I want to start organizing my emails on the cloud, directly in my gmail account, instead of locally 'on my mac'. Is there any way to migrate my current folders (and their e-mails) onto gmail?
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sync mail folders between desktop and iphone

I access two different gmail accounts using IMAP in Mail. I organize those accounts into folders on my Mac (both gmail accounts go into the same folders). As soon as I put an email into a folder, I ...
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Outlook - Smart search

Say I want to quickly find all emails by one person. In some email editors you can type "from: John" and it would understand that you are only interested in messages that John sent. Is this ...
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iOS Email Image Caching

During the course of developing email campaigns I use my own iPhone as one of many testing devices. The problem is, if I modify an image, I must modify the name of the file and the link to it in the ...
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Why are my iPhone notes being emailed to me?

I just realized that some of the notes in my iPhone (i.e. in the standard "Notes" app) are emailed to me soon after I write them. There is no "to" address in the email so I can't tell what address ...
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spell check screen in Mail MacBookPro

Why does the spell check screen in Mail pop up everytime I write an email and does not underline misspelled words? I cannot turn it off.
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Adding an exchange account to an iPhone

After I upgraded my iPhone to iOS7 my Exchange account disappeared from the phone and I haven't found a way to add it back. Can somebody please explain how to do this?
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Found mail message in Outlook for Mac, but want to find the source folder

Because I find that Outlook's internal search is sometimes unreliable, I occasionally use the Mac's spotlight search to find a particular mail message. This allows me to locate the message, which I ...
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Spotlight search in OS X Mavericks 10.9.1 crashes when indexing mails in Mail app

(Note, this is a cross post of https://discussions.apple.com/message/24066877#24066877 in case someone in this community can help a lot of the people with Mavericks Spotlight problems - I've read all ...
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Can I transfer a PDF to iPhone then use gmail to send it by email?

I have a PC running Windows. It has iTunes installed. This PC does not and cannot have any Internet connectivity. I have an iPhone 4s. (Not jail broken). There is a PDF file on the PC. I want to ...
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If I delete 1 Apple ID (email address) will the same email addy become available to use again?

I have my own AppleID ("Bob") but I don't use this email addy "Bob" anymore. I want to add my current, daily used email addy ("Jim") to my ID, or better yet, make it my only AppleID and delete "Bob". ...
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Adding new rule for emails containing header

Is it possible to create a new rule for mail to perform an action if the message contains a custom header? I want to automaticaly detect emails that contain the "X-hashcash" header.
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Lost mail from Outbox in Mail 7.1 (1827)

I was having trouble connecting to my smtp server to send mail and had multiple emails (7) in my outbox. I made a configuration change that I thought would work, selected all messages in the Outbox, ...
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When changing email address associated with Apple ID, does this create new imessage account?

So I have a few people I'd prefer not to get messages from in future, basically I'd like a 'fresh start' with my imessage account. If I change my Apple ID to a new email address, will those people ...
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Tool for randomized signatures

Is there a tool for randomizing signatures (for 10.8/.9)? I.e. I'd like to maintain a list a signatures (e.g. with different quotes, etc) and swap them randomly or every such-and-such minutes. I'm ...
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Deleting icloud.com mail account from single user on multiple user computer

Our iMac is set up for four different users. For some reason my icloud.com mail account has appeared on my daughters side of the computer. If I delete this from her side will I delete it on my side( ...
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Need to print out iPhone text messages

I have a court case and have text messages on my iPhone I need to transfer to my iPad email for evidence. Every time I try it doesn't work, it will send them to my iMessage but not my email. I need ...
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How to get everything from terminal mail(1) sent to my email address?

I'd like to be notified by email whenever a message gets sent to my terminal mail, how could I achieve this? I see some information about cc'ing in this documentation, but I don't know how to use it ...
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Move mail boxes data to external drive on Mac Mail on Mavericks

I have read, and search one blog to another, one question that seamed what I wanted. I do not want to move the whole Mailbox or configuration to another drive but want to free up some disk space by ...
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Transferring Mail data from one MBP to an other

I try to transfer my mails, preferences and all settings from one Mac to an other. Both are using the most recent Mavericks OS X. I copied the ~/Library/Mail directory from the old one, as well as ...
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Delete my iPhone number from iPhone emails [closed]

I have two accounts on my iPhone 3G. When I send an email from the second account, my phone number shows as well as my email address. How do I delete/hide my phone number so the receiver does not ...
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How can I separate mailboxes completely in Mavericks's Mail application?

How can I separate mailboxes completely in Mavericks's Mail application? I don't want any of this integrated inbox/folders with the same name feature. I just want clean/separated mailboxes with their ...
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How to use Apple Mail as default email program in Windows 8 running under Parallels?

I am using Microsoft OneNote, Visual Studio 2013 and Visio 2013 under Windows 8.1 running on Parallels 9 on my iMac. All of these have support for sharing content via e-mail. Is there a way to ...
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Inbox empty using OS X Mail with outlook.com account (IMAP)

I set up my outlook.com account with the OS X (10.9.1) Mail app using IMAP, pretty much as suggested in this link except that the latest mail app has no option to keep the account offline before it is ...
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How can I remove GPG-AGENT setting from Enigmail?

In the Enigmail preferences, I checked the option of using GPG-AGENT and afterwards that option disappeared completely from the preferences pane. I am now unable to use the encryption since there is ...
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Can I add all Junk Mail to Mail's home screen?

In mail I can add views like All Drafts or All Trash to my main menu, but I don't see All Junk Mail. Can I add this to Mail's home screen?
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Moving mail from 10.6 to 10.8… new computer

I'm setting up a new computer and wanted to get my email contacts from 10.6.8 to 10.8.5 in Apple mail. I exported the mailboxes and I set up the accounts already... but no contacts show up when ...
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AppleScript counts multiple Mail messages

In this AppleScript on Mavericks: tell application "Mail" activate set viewer to the first message viewer set msgList to selected messages of viewer end tell set msgCount to 0 repeat ...
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An iPad using my email address

I received an notice on my iPhone saying, "iPad is now using ####@hotmail.com". This is my email address but I don't have an iPad. What does this mean? Thank you.
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How to create a greylist domain exclusion on 10.7 Lion Mail server?

Having a Mail server running on Mac OS X 10.7.5 (Lion) and having "Junk Mail Filtering" enabled, causes greylisting to kick in on every received message. An example: Dec 23 22:05:45 servername ...
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Emails are automatically marked as read after a few seconds

I have a problem that potentially causes me to miss important email: An incoming message is automatically marked as read after a few seconds. One can watch how a new email is at first unread in the ...
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How to send an email to everyone in the address book?

How can I easily send a BCC to everyone in my address book on OS X? I need to send everyone my new email address.
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AppleScript for moving mail messages to OmniFocus is creating duplicates in OmniFocus

I'm trying to customize this script to import all flagged mail messages in Mail.app to Omnifocus, then unflag and archive the message. It works, but it creates many duplicates in the Omnifocus inbox ...
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I want to forward Apple mail to G mail account

I am running OS X Mavericks. I want to forward my apple mail (happens to be verizon.net) to my gmail account. I want to read all mail in gmail. Is this possible?
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Email alerts (dock icon and app sidebar) arent showing up in any more in 10.9

Ive just switched to osx 10.9 and one thing that ive noticed isnt working are mail alerts in the mail.app side bar and dock icon. Ive got several email account all of them gmail - some gmail.com and ...
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Apple Mail Client without “All Mail” folder

For a long time I had Apple Mail connected to my gmail account without without the "All Mail" folder. After adding a second account I noticed that mails sent to myself skip the inbox because I had an ...
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Follow up question to “is there a way to store mail on an external hard drive using apple mail?”

This is a follow up question regarding storing mail on an external drive. I'm running Mountain Lion (10.8.5), and I've been successful in moving ~/Library/Mail and ~/Library/Mail Downloads to my ...
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Mail in Mavericks does not correctly text wrap / no option to view in plain text

This problem has been brought up in the Apple discussion forum, but with no success. It is two related problems that have cropped up in the Mail application in Mavericks (OS X v10.9): First, there is ...
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How can I change the default font size for composing in Sparrow?

I use Sparrow as my email client. Recently, I sent an email with some wacky font sizes. Now every time I compose a message, the default size is too small. Even after I fix it, it reverts to the ...
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How do I open Outlook .msg files on my iPad

I work with a Document Management System that has my Outlook email archive stored as .msg files... which is nice and all, but I can't get my iPad to actually open them up properly. A search through ...
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Old version not transferring

I installed a new hard drive in my MacBook and when plugging in old hard drive to transfer files & apps/progs over, some apple software such as Mail, iCal and safari have a cross through them ...
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How to disable profanity filtering on iOS 7?

Recently upgraded from iOS 5 to 7, and noticed that if I receive an email containing a curse word, it's replaced with "(BLOCK)". Any way to disable this behavior and et back my F bombs?
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iPad email client doesn't refresh the “new” count in icon

I had a bunch of old emails in my email client on iPad (v3, iOS 7). I wanted to delete them all, so I marked them and accidentally selected "mark as unread". Ok, no biggie I thought. I marked them ...
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Mac OS X Server Mail services and Push Notifications to iOS devices

I'm running OS X 10.9 with Server 3.0.1 on a Mac residing on a private subnet sitting behind a router whose WAN port is plugged into a cable modem, hence the ISP is a well known cable internet ...
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Some incoming emails have no From address and no content after iOS 7

After I upgraded to iOS 7 in my iPhone 5 I've been getting emails that have No Sender, No Content (in All Inboxes) and I can't open them. How can I fix this and why does it happen?
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Default email signing with OS X Mail

I have both a GPG key and an SSL certificate. I am able to sign emails by choosing OpenPGP or S/MIME in the upper right corner of the window: I can then activate the signing by clicking the ...
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Ipod 4th gen - Spoofed messages appearing from a contact

My kids each have an ipod 4th gen. Both have recently received what looks like a message from me that I didn't send, asking them to follow links or install apps. I need a way to resolve this and ...
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Weird logging behavior in Unix mail

I use Unix mail (Berkeley mail, /usr/bin/mail) on my iMac. It has just started behaving in strange ways. If I type ~v, to open an editor, I get [LogLevel VERBOSE] or sometimes [LogLevel DEBUG] and ...
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Mail on OS X: Choose which X.509 certificate to use for signing mails

I've got multiple X.509 certificates from different CA's for different purposes -- for example, one from CAcert.org, and another one from my university. Both have different advantages and ...