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Find iPhone on friends iPod [duplicate]

My friend gave me his iPod Touch before he moved. I no longer have any contact with him. He has Find iPhone turned on and I don't know his information. Is there any way to get around this without ...
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IMAP files trashed and greyed out - can't recover in Mail.app

A few days ago, my IMAP files were sent to the trash (if I did it, it was by accident, but I really don't remember doing it...) So the main file is there in the trash but I cannot scroll down the ...
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Can't update my mail password on Macbook Air

I recently changed my Gmail password, and as expected, the mail app can't log in to that account anymore. It says "Login Failed" in the top right. The problem is, I can't figure out how to update ...
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Attach file to Outlook 2016 email using AppleScript

I am attempting to attach a tar.gz archive of system logs to an Outlook 2016 email that gets created from another shell script. The script was modified from this one at JAMF Nation. Because the file ...
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Emails sent twice in Mail

When I answer to an email in the Mail app, I noticed that the email is always sent twice. The first email sent is ok, the problem only occurs for the answers. I don't get this problem for the emails I ...
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Automatically move read mail messages to a folder

Currently I have a rule for coloring messages that come from a certain news source so I can quickly spot them in my main mailbox. These messages are in my iCloud email so I also get a notification on ...
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iPhone 4 Mail Usage Size Problem

My email on iPhone 4 consumed 8 GB from usage. I deleted all mail and the account and there's still 8 GB consumed. I use STMP mail. What else do I need to do?.
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Move Emails in Bulk

On my iPhone 6, I accidentally moved my Inbox mail to Trash. How do I do a bulk move back to the Inbox? I have not found a method to do this.
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iMac FD 16GB 21.5 inches Retina

My old Mac crashed badly and I had to sell it. Had a Mac TimeMachine Backup. Bought this new iMac and it came loaded with Sys and a few apps. I want to get my old email from Time Machine back. How do ...
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How to put the email signature at the bottom in replies?

I'm facing a strange problem on my iPhone with the email signature in a reply. Whenever I send a new email, the signature appears at the bottom of the new mail (as it should be): <some mail ...
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How do I unarchive an email?

I right clicked an important email, and accidentally clicked "archive". I am not even sure what that's supposed to do, archiving sounds like it should keep it but the opposite happened. I was able to ...
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How do I change my iCloud email?

I don't even know where to begin with this, but a while back I tried getting apple music and it worked, but I somehow messed up my iCloud because I changed my email. My iCloud on my iPhone has my new ...
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Emails being received with winmail.dat even when sent as plaintext

My colleague is sending emails with Microsoft Excel 2016 attachments, from Microsoft Outlook 2016, to a business partner who uses a Mac (I am not sure what version of OS) He has tried sending as html,...
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iPhone Outlook app still fetches mail when in Low Power Mode, while the default Mail app doesn't

I'm trying to compare the default Mail app that comes with iOS and Microsoft's Outlook for iOS. The use case I'm particularly interested in is when the Low Power Mode is enabled. From what I ...
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Is it possible to activate whichever mail client is connected by default to a mailto link in applescript?

So I have an apple script that sends an email via the mail app. I didn't make it myself though. tell application "Mail" set newMessage to make new outgoing message with properties {subject:...
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Changed Office365 password, cannot change in mail.app: account already exists

mac os 10.11.4 mail app 9.3 Had a working exchange/office365 account. Did not work anymore, used safari to go to office365.com and it appeared that I was required to change my password. So I changed ...
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How to add user's mbox to Mail?

I have a couple of cronjobs running on my Mac. cron will send out mails and put them in my user's mbox, which I can read via the mail command. However, it would be nice to see them in the regular Mail....
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Replicating Crons MAILTO email output with launchd / launchctl

It's annoying that launchctl has done away with the MAILTO function that was in CRON. I'm wondering is there any wrapper script like Cronic that can be used to restore the email output function? ...
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Mail.app for iOS uses 1 GB even with no accounts linked

Last Friday I created an iCloud Email account, but that added a ton of storage used to my iPhone, 1GB to be exact. Even without creating any emails. The account itself added 1GB of storage space on my ...
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Mail app crashes on iPhone 6

I am using an iPhone 6. Whenever I try to open the default Mail app on my phone, it crashes within one or two seconds, rendering the app useless. The phone was running iOS 8 this morning when the ...
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Mail app “disappears” mail for one account

I have my business email through GoDaddy. It is IMAP. I retrieve this email on my rMBP, my iPhone 6s Plus, my iPad Pro and a couple of Android devices. On my rMBP (and my iMac before it), I will ...
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iCloud email adding extra character to each line

I have an auto response to direct iCloud emails to my preferred address. The message being sent is having an 'r' added to the end of each line like so (except the last line....): Hi-r In the future ...
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OS X Server MailBox size expand

I'm running OS X Server app version 5.1. I have mail configured for all my users. I have a default value of 200 MB for each mail box, as the server is only 256 GB. Is there any way to change the mail ...
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Change iCloud email address [closed]

Is it possible to change one's iCloud email address? I mean the address that ends with @icloud.com, not Apple ID. I couldn't find anything.
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Is there a way to send the contents of a makdown file as the body of an email from terminal

I want to be able to white content in a makdown file and then send its (html converted) content to my own gmail. I have tried using the mail and mailx from the command line but whilst both of them ...
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Use AppleScript to send all emails in a folder at a certain time

I'd very much like to please develop an AppleScript to send all emails inside a specific mailbox whenever it is run. Then I can create a mailbox called "9AM", place emails inside there, and with a ...
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Mail.app: Moving Emails from local folder to imap folder -> HDD space decreases temorarily

At the moment I am moving large quantities of Emails from a local folder in Apple's Mail.app to an imap folder. I am talking 10+ GB here and more than 10,000 Emails. I am using Mac OS X 10.6.8. It is ...
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Will deleted Apple IDs (email address) become available for use again?

My daughter has been using my email address as her Apple ID. She would like to start using her own email address instead while retaining the purchased content, and I would like to continue using my ...
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Can I build an iOS app which has access to Apple Mail?

I would like to build a tool which analyses someone's emails. Is it possible on iOS or OS X to build something which gets access to emails?
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Signed up for iCloud, email no longer exists and can not be logged in to

I signed up for iCloud a while ago on my iPod Touch 4G. The email address I used to sign up was deleted (not an iCloud address) and I need to use my current email address for my iCloud. Is there any ...
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iPhone 6 mail app crashes when trying to unsubscribe from newsletter

The iPhone mail app of my collegue crashes when he tries to unsubscribe from any newsletter. The app completely freezes and needs to be restarted. He has an iPhone 6 plus with iOS 9.3.1 installed. ...
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How can I archive e-mails with remote content?

I run a daily mailing list and wish to permanently archive the e-mails in a non-cloud manner. It's easy to save them into a folder, but the images are retrieved via HTTP (i.e., one must click "show ...
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Flagged emails keep returning and won't synchronize between Apple Mail and Gmail

I've had this problem before and can't recall how I managed to fix it last time. I use Apple Mail to access my Gmail and normally flagged emails show up correctly. Starred emails in Gmail equate to ...
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Altamail lost everything [closed]

I use Altamail for my email app on my iPhone 6+. I had used it and followed a link in an email to a site I use often anyhow. When I re-entered the app through the multitasking the app was empty like ...
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Mail on Yosemite 10.10.5 Can't stop Mail from downloading attachments

Simply trying to disable Mail from downloading attachments automatically. So I went to Mail > Preferences > Accounts > Advanced tab and turned off the "Automatically download all attachments" option. ...
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Configuring a New Mail Account in Apple Mail [duplicate]

I am trying to add a new mail account to my Apple Mail (OS X El Capitan, 10.11.4) on a MBP. I know the precise settings and ports I have to use. However, the standard dialog does not let me enter ...
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Should I be worried after clicking on attachment in scam email?

I received the email in the screenshot, which I'm fairly sure is a scam. I clicked on the attachment in the Mail app on my iPhone 6 (iOS 9.2). Note that I didn't unzip the attachment. Should I be ...
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Zip email with con AppleScript

I need to zip all email that have in the body this words "Identificativo messaggio: CA3DA789.008822A5.C33F80AE". I have many email in AppleMail so i think if it's possible to create an AppleScript ...
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Stop VIP senders from syncing across Macs via iCloud

I have a work computer at work (MacBook Pro 15") and a home computer at home (iMac 27"), and I use iCloud to sync Contacts, Calendars, Reminders, and Notes. I do not sync Mail, because I have a Google ...
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My iPad is sending out spam emails, what could be the cause?

My iPad is sending out emails through gMail titled for example CCE29032016_00050. All emails begin with CCE followed by a number. They are sent from myself to myself. I noticed that it is my iPad ...
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Mail.app to detect email server settings from Plesk

Not sure if this is the most appropriate place to ask this so please feel free to migrate if not. I have a shared hosting server running Plesk control panel and I've set up an email address for ...
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Changes/adds to SMTP not being saved

Due to some problems sending mail via an SMTP server using Apple's Mail.app, I tried to edit the SMTP server settings, via Preferences. They appear to be accepted, but when I check, the changes have ...
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Problem synchronising mail accounts

The application Mail is closing when I put at inbox I have 5 accounts Gmail-Hotmail-Yahoo-iCloud and one more from my web site when I close Hotmail And I press to Inbox I dont have problem,but when I ...
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Mail Quits unexpectedly every time it opens

I have a serious problem with the Mail application. It just won't open. I've seen some 'remedies' for example, resetting rules and settings, but this can't be done if the app doesn't even open. ...
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How to modify in OS X El Capitan‎ the list of Mail.app's email aliases via the command line

In OS X El Capitan‎ the Mail app (Version 9.2, storage version V3) presents the list of email aliases in the UI not anymore as a string of comma-separated email addresses. This makes it very ...
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Mac Mail with Outlook calendar invites

A user has an Exchange account configured in the "Mail" app on their Mac. When they send calendar invites to users (these users all have Outlook) they receive the invite into their Inbox, but it does ...
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Apple Script for Mail Rule

Q regarding Apple Mail Version 9.2 (3112): Can Apple Script be written to open message(s) upon receipt in the “VIP” mailbox? I already have a rule that sends messages with a certain sender to the VIP ...
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iCloud “message size violation” when sending zip containing more than 127 files

Revised question As per Tetsujin's suggestion in the comments I did some further testing. There seems to be a problem with iCloud and sending a zip file of a folder with a certain amount of files. ...
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Mac Mail on El Captan malfunctioning

One draft window flashes continually on and off the screen even though I have deleted the draft from my menu on the left. Any ideas on what's causing this and how could I fix it?
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how i created my appleId with @icloud.com as primary email?

The only email, my appleId primary email, have @icloud.com email address. Regularly, we have an @gmail.com as primary email and an @icloud.com as the secondary. It's not naturally with me and when ...