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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How to sort new folders alphabetically in OS X Mail?

I am running OS X Yosemite and Mail v8.2. Every time I add a new folder, Mail puts them to the bottom folder structure. This is very confusing and I have to go through all folders all the time to find ...
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Spotlight does not load mail from Outlook after upgrade from 2011 to 2016

I upgraded Outlook (whole Office) from 2011 version to 2016, and afterwards there is no results from imported mail. Only new messages get to the search results, and because Outlook is using Spotlight ...
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Can't recover account because forgot email

I lost my Game Center account password... Because I changed and don't remember. My Apple ID is going to iCloud. I know my iCloud password but I wasn't there for so long, so i used my same apple id and ...
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Best app for remembering email addresses [closed]

What is the simplest way to remember all my past email addresses. Had a head injury and memory loss.
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Seeking spam filter that uses a database shared by all its users

One thing that's great about Gmail is that it uses the entire userbase to identify spam - if enough users mark something as spam, it's likely spam and gets marked for everyone as such. Are free spam ...
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Unable to get iMessage on iPhone 4 to accept Apple ID

iMessage on the iPhone 4 has been switched off for some time. When I turned it on and tried to include an email to the Send/Receive options, it displayed the email address I use for my Apple ID, which ...
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Cannot get emails

I have an iPhone 6. I have successfully configured exchange account onto it. The problem I have is that sometimes i cannot connect to the server; meanwhile other colleagues using iPhone 6, and other ...
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iCloud mail: Is there a way to block emails from an address for a week?

A friend of mine is sending many emails every day and I would like to be notified about his emails only once per week. Is there a way to avoid to receive emails in the inbox until the week later? and ...
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Reminders app emailing whole company every item

I have no clue why, but every time I add anything in my reminders app (the native app) it emails my entire company and invites them to an event with the title of my reminder. This happens in different ...
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Apple mail unable to reply or close windows

Whenever I try to reply (or reply all) to any email through the mail app, an empty new message window opens that I can type in but all the buttons (send, attach etc.) are greyed out and I cannot close ...
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Outlook 2016 Mac change order of accounts

Is there any way to change the order that multiple accounts are shown in the left (folders) pane of Outlook 2016 Mac's main window? Or do I have to delete the topmost account and add it again to move ...
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Backdoor to Exchange server?

My company took the Exchange ActiveSync server offline; they want me to use their email client instead of iOS mail (or the Outlook app), in the mistaken belief that this is "more secure." I thought ...
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Recently updated the company to all IMAP accounts, but now every account is synced?

There are two computers at my company that are Macs. We just both upgraded to El Capitan OS, and had to change our mail accounts from POP to IMAP to work with the Parallels that we run. Ever since ...
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Apple Mail is generating constant network traffic, even with “Take All Accounts Offline.”

I'm not sure why, but Apple's Mail application is constantly using bandwidth. It only stops if I force-quit the application altogether. I'm transmitting about 60 KB/s, and receiving about 50 KB/s. It ...
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Can I make Mail.app only cache a subset of a mailbox? [duplicate]

Being the resident Mac guy in our office, my boss asked me why his Mac was complaining about low disk space. After installing Daisy Disk, I saw that an Exchange mailbox was taking up upwards of 40GB ...
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Can .html files sent as attachments be opened and run on iPhone5 (OS9.2)

I write a simple front-end web page. Fully self-contained in the usual CSS3/JS/HTML5 format. It works in XCode simulation. I e-mail it as an attachment to a (long suffering) relative with an iPhone5 ...
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Disable iCloud after changing Apple ID email address

I previously had my Apple ID set up with the email address old@a.com, and I enabled iCloud and Find my iPad on my iPad with this Apple ID. Then, at some point later, I changed the email address on my ...
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How can I see my Apple ID email / contacts without installing iCloud?

I don't want to install iCloud on every work or borrowed PC I happen to use, but would like to be able to read my mail and contacts related to that Apple ID. Isn't there a way to simply use a browser ...
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Alternative email client that supports tagging, message scheduling

I'm looking for an email client that supports my ideal workflow: emails can be tagged and then searched for via multiple tags. emails can be hidden until I can act upon them. Keyboard driven. ...
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Sending videos with icloud

I used to be able to send videos using my regular mail account on my iPad. Now I get a message saying file is too large and asks if I want to use iCloud drop. Why has this changed? The videos I'm ...
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Forgot iCloud password

I forgot my password for my icloud account. When I try to recover it form iforgot.apple.com it gives me 2 options: 1- Send an e-mail to my recover e-mail address. 2- Answer the security questions ...
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How to disable Mail Drop in iOS 9.2?

Prior to iOS 9.2, large videos would be resized when sending as an e-mail attachment. After 9.2 introduced Mail Drop however, this resizing functionality seems to be disabled even if I opt not to use ...
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I can't switch text messaging back from my email address to my phone number. iPhone 6 iOS 9.2

So I just got a replacement iPhone, and activated it. I tried sending a text message and it wouldn't go through. I went to my messaging settings and clicked send and receive, and it had my phone ...
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We don't remember Apple email or id and now can not use ipad [duplicate]

It is ipad 3 with a1416 model It is currently factory reset but it keeps saying this ipad is bound to an apple id It freakingly shows only first letter of the email which doesn't help at all We ...
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How to change Apple ID email address

I have my iPhone 4s linked on to one icloud and would like to change the email address on my iCloud to a new email. I can even make a new Icloud with the new email, however I want to keep the money ...
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Opening specific email causes Mail to crash

I have set up Microsoft Office Mail on my iPhone 6. The only problem that I cannot get my head round is that it all works fine but I received an email this morning, and when I clicked on it to read ...
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Export mailbox tree structure into folders with files in .eml format

My university e-mail account has only 500MB of space, and I want to export and archive old mails on an external hard drive. I want to export a mailbox (a year of e-mails actually) that has a tree ...
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How to remove locally stored Exchange emails?

VIP in company who uses several people's mail boxes purchased Mac Air. Outlook 2011 by default insists on locally storing everything. 50k+ items, plus attachments later the HDD is full. I've set the ...
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Mail saved to Web Receipts Folder

I would like to be able to have a Mail rule that would essentially take a file with a particular subject and "save as a PDF to my Web Receipts Folder" so it would do it as the mail came in and I would ...
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Prevent email being sent to certain addresses

In mail.app, is there a way to prevent or warn when sending email to specific addresses? My use case; I would like to blacklist company wide distribution addresses so that if I hit "reply all" one of ...
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forwarding SMS messages to email on Iphone 4

For the holidays I will be in a small town with no cell service. However my job requires that I respond to SMS messages day or night. Is there a way to forward SMS messages to my email address so I ...
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Changing security questions

i have 15$ in my iTunes account and whenever I try to buy something, it says I have to answer security questions, but I do not remember any of them. So when I try to reset my security questions, it ...
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Mark Email “Unread” from Email full view

I have been switched to iPhone (iPhone 6s with iOS 9.2) from Android a few days ago. Previously in my Android "Email" software, I could mark that email Read/Unread from the full view. But in my iPhone ...
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How Do I Merge Apple Mail 'On My Mac' Folders or Flatten The Directory Structure?

I have a dozen or so separate email "archives" from a variety of different clients and many different email addresses dating back to about 1996. I have managed to get all the files in mbox format, ...
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Limiting email on ipad

I want to change the number of emails displayed on my iPad, but there is no "show" option under mail in settings
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Prevent “Google password Required” notification (Mac OS X)

I know in Systems Preferences I can delete the Google account which will stop the notifications. However, I'd like to keep this account and simply stop being notified to enter my password. I ...
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Block emails from specific sender only in Mac OS mail program

I have an email account registered on my Macbook and on two more devices. Is it possible to block / not download all emails from a specific sender just on my device but not touch the server email ...
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syncyng star-labels between Gmail and Mail MacOSX

I succeeded in syncing all gmail labels (mail osx folders) through IMAP between Mail OSX and Gmail. It works perfectly. However I still have troubles in getting the synchronization bwtween what gmail ...
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Resolving “There is a problem with your mailboxes.” in El Capitan

I'm running into an identical problem with Mail on two separate systems, both starting immediately after upgrading from a long-working Yosemite to the new El Capitan and persisting through the latest ...
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Blocked iCloud email account

Until 2 December by home security camera sent email alerts to my iCloud mail accounts from another home email account which I also use on my Mac. Since then emails have been returned undelivered, ...
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iOS9 Email Push Still Not Working

There seems to be a general iphone issue with mail.app not pushing correctly atm. I've tried every trick I could find online, but to no avail. What I've done so far: Reset network connections. Did ...
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Can I import my S/MIME cert in OSX 10.11.1

I try to create own CA and sign created certificates according to procedure described here: serverfault: Can I Create My Own S/MIME Certificate for Email Encryption? It works perfectly on my Linux ...
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Gmail contacts on iPad not working

I installed the Gmail app (v4.2) on my iPad (iOS 9.1), and it seems to work fine. I can see the contacts when I compose an email within the Gmail app. However, when I use the share via button in any ...
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Block emails with “This message has no content”

Emails that only contain a hyperlink show up in my iPhone email inbox saying "This message has no content" (yet another terse and inaccurate error message, thanks Apple) Every single person who knows ...
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In Mail.app are images for a gmail account pulled from google image proxy servers or original servers?

When using Mail.app to access a gmail account, will images get pulled from the google image proxy servers or from the original servers? From https://support.google.com/mail/answer/145919?hl=en ...
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Filing Sent messages in a folder other than sent messages folder

Is there a way to create a rule in Apple Mail that will copy every sent message to another folder? I want to have every sent message to be copied to the G-Mail IMAP folder so that all my sent mail is ...
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on dropping email in folder, automatically forward copy to Evernote folder

I need to create a way to automatically forward an email that I drop into an Apple Mail folder to an Evernote address and specific Evernote Folder. Standard Mail Rules or Folder Rules don't seem to ...
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How to run current mails from MacBook and access or search old mails from an external hard drive?

I have a large number of emails on my MacBook Air. I want to shift all my old mails into an external hard drive and delete the same from my MacBook to save space (47 GB). Then I would like to continue ...
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Issue with receiving Apple ID account change notification emails

I was changing the password and recovery key to my Apple ID tonight. Every other time I've done this, I receive a notification email for both password and recovery key changes and then another ...
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How can I import a text file of emails into Mail?

I have thousands of emails from the nineties that were exported as a text file that I'd like to import into Mail. I'm looking for a way to do that directly or indirectly. I'm assuming it will require ...