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Hide contact's name when sending an email

I am using somewhat "unofficial" names for people I work with in my Address Book. Basically, I add an emoji after the first name to help me recognize the contact faster (extremely helpful on the ...
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Exchange account in Mail has wrong username, but is not editable

I recently set up a new iMac running Yosemite (10.10.1). After I signed into my iCloud account, my mail/calendar/contacts accounts were set up for me; so far so good. The problem is that in Mail.app ...
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Apple OS X Yosemite Email Viewing Preferences

Previous versions of OS X had a dropdown menu under Viewing in Mail Preferences that allowed you to choose the type of heading or no heading at all when viewing an email. The drop down menu is still ...
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When I reply-all on iPhone, how can I ensure it keeps folks on the To and cc lines?

I’m using the latest iPhone OS (I believe 8.1.2). When using an Exchange account, sometimes I get mail with multiple people on the “To:” line, and others on the “CC:” line. When I reply all in the ...
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Desktop Mac OSX b10.9, MAIL PROGRAM

When I attach a document to my email, it can come out as an icon, or sometimes as a printed document. Can I control this?
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IOS 8.1.3 - Return to Inbox After Deleting

After deleting an open e-mail, is there a way to return to the inbox by default instead of opening the next e-mail in the list?
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Edit the descriptive name of an email address displayed in Mail

When entering an email address into the To: field of Mail, usually the full name of the recipient is displayed instead of the actual address. When entering my own address, however, I get the ...
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Use only SMTP server without a mailbox

In Mail.app I have several mail addresses and incoming mail to some addresses is already being forwarded to my primary mail address. I don't want to have an inbox for these secondary emails (I've got ...
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copy address from email search window

I often have to find email addresses using the 'search' window in OSX mail. The search function will frequently find an address for someone, and show it in the popup window below the search window. ...
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Sending a html email without white left margin

I need a help about HTML email. Recently I have tried to make a html email to someone as my project thing. I've made up a html template and got image files from a designer. So all I need to do is ...
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iPhone - add email account just for sending

I have several email accounts that I just use for sending mail, not receiving (received mail gets forwarded to other addresses). I would like to be able to send from these address on my iPhone. When ...
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Mail.app rule works only partially

I have this Mail rule: The Move Message works great and all messages that fits the rules has been moved to the selected folder. The issue here, is the Mark as Read part of the rule does not work. ...
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Mail corruption in iPad

My mail in iPad is acting terrible. Many mails seem to have their contents and the header (sender, cc and subject) mixed up, contents from one mail have the headers from another mail. How do I fix ...
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How can I retrieve Mail messages from an earlier Time Machine backup?

I'm using a newer external drive for Time Machine backups for the last year, but the mail messages I'm looking for aren't on it. Some of my old emails never correctly migrated to my new MacBook last ...
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Badges don't show for mail in sub folders

I've just bought a new iMac with Yosemite and set up my mailboxes with rules for sorting incoming mail. The rules work fine but no badges are shown for any mail sorted into subfolders. Badges only ...
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Moving emails from inbox to separate mailboxes

I have been moving received emails from the inbox to separate mailboxes (NOT smart mailboxes), by clicking on the email in the inbox and moving the cursor to the specific mailbox and dropping the ...
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iPhone 5 sending messages through email

My text messages are sending through email and when I talked to others and looked it up I had to just select my phone number instead of the email address under send/receive in messages; however, my ...
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Missing toolbar for New Message window in Mail.app

I no longer have the toolbar at the top of New Message (The one with buttons for Send, Add Attachments..). It is only missing in New Message, if I for example reply to a message, the toolbar is ...
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Find my iPhone no longer emails me

How can I recieve an email from the Find my iPhone app when my device is being located? About a year ago it would send a message to my email but no it doesn't.
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Outlook for Mac 2011 - when searching all folders for messages, how do I find the folder hierarchy of resulting e-mails?

I store messages in folders and subfolders, e.g. /foo/bar /bar/bar /baz/bar When I search for messages and one is found in one of the above folders, the Folder column of the reading pane shows ...
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How to tell Mac Mail that a sender isn't spam?

I have a business colleauge that my mail prgramme thinks is sending junk mail. I have added them to my contacts. I also set up a rule that any email from that address go into my inbox, but neither of ...
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Receiving spam from myself

For the last few weeks, I keep getting the same spam message sent by my iCloud account to my iCloud account. I'm not seeing any other weird behavior in my iCloud. I did change my linked email to a ...
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My Yahoo Mail does not receive new mail

My Yahoo Mail does not receive new mail. It sends, but no new mail arrives. I cannot update Yahoo Mail app, as I am using the latest version. Can I delete the mail app and reinstall it without messing ...
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Restore emails with Time Machine

How do you restore emails from a Time Machine backup? I am uncertain of how to use Time Machine back up to restore emails from my Google folders.
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How to make the Mail button on an iPad to sync to Gmail?

We use Gmail exclusively on an iPad. I want to either sync iOS Mail with Gmail or stop it from running (prefer the sync option). The iOS Mail on the doc just keeps adding mail. It never marks it read ...
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iPhone exchange email time zone

I have an employee that travels often across time zones. When he lands and his phone tries to connect to our Exchange server, his account is being locked out and I believe it is because of the time ...
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Older Iphone, Older IOS

I have an older iPhone 4S. My problem is that id like to delete some old emails but it doesn't give me the option. I can delete newer emails. It runs through exchange. What can I do to allow my self ...
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Apple Mail freezes or crashes during IMAP sync with gmail

I have this problem that bothers me a few weeks now. In my Apple Mail on MacBook Pro I have 4 Mailboxes. One of them is Gmail synced via IMAP. When I open the app everything works fine for about an ...
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Extract emails from Outlook .ost files

The company I work for is in middle of some issues and requires emails from the Exchange server. I know that emails are being stored in .ost files. Just want to know if by any means I can extract ...
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Fetch on Push Failure?

If the push service at an email server (like Office 365 for instance) fails or is not available for some reason, and you have your email settings set to Fetch Schedule manual, you will not get emails ...
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Removing from dropdown when adding a shared calendar in outlook 2011

I am trying to view colleagues shared calendars on Office 2011 and found a link for it which solved my problem, however when I add a shared folder it also adds a from field on new message sending ...
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I can't remember my iTunes password and the email it's tied to is no longer active

I have been trying for months to log into my iTunes account on my iPad but my usual choices of passwords are not working. When choosing "forgot my password" it wants to email me at an old Verizon.net ...
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Read GnuPG encrypted emails transperently on iOS

Are there any tools that integrate OpenPGP/GnuPG with the mail reader on iOS I've heard that iPGMail and oPenGP, probably SecuMail too, all require that you copy & paste an encrypted email into ...
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Has “bounce” been removed from the Apple Mail AppleScript dictionary?

(Running Mavericks 10.9.5) I have followed the instructions here on How to Bounce Emails in Mac OS X Mail. I am able to select the service and it runs without error but I don't see an email sent out ...
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The operation couldn’t be completed. (MCMailErrorDomain error 1045.)

I'm experiencing an issue sending out email using Mail.app on my MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2013) running OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 (14C94b). ... shortly after hitting "Send message" button, I'm receiving ...
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moving mail folders to gmail labels - sublabels and hierarchy is lost

I use Mail.app and iOS Mail to access 3 different gmail accounts. Currently I have all of my mail in folders "on my mac", but I'd like to be able to access them from my mobile devices (iphone, ipad) ...
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Mail not responding when syncing with Google Apps Gmail account in OS X Yosemite 10.10.1

Mail.app goes unresponsive whenever a specific Gmail account is added. If I quit the process and go to System Preferences > Internet Accounts and disable the account, I can start Mail normally. I ...
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How to forward duplicates of mails in OS X Server 4.0?

I am using Mac Mini with OS X Server 4.0. A new staff in the office is receiving mails from ann@abc.com and ann@xyz.com, her manager is receiving mails from stella@abc.com and stella@xyz.com. ...
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How to mass delete emails

I have an iPhone 4 and when I try to update the IOS I get a message that the update requires at least 5.3 GB of storage. I also says that I can more storage by deleting items in Usage Settings such as ...
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iPhone can't receive mail from Exchange - gives “No Mail” notification although account is active

My iPhone 5 successfully connected to the Exchange server during the setup of my Exchange email account on device. All Mail settings match other users who successfully connect and get mail, except of ...
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Why does Yosemite Server exclude some Users from a Group's Mailing List?

Is there an LDAP command command that: can change the relation between a user and her primary email address assign other email addresses as secondary on Yosemite OS X Server? Summary: ...
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Certificate mix up and warnings on OS X Yosemite

Since upgrading to Yosemite, Mail and Safari seem to be getting their Certificates mixed up. For example, when checking email Mail.app will tell me the certificate looks invalid, and that the hostname ...
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Inbox messages not visible after upgrading to Yosemite

Since I upgraded to Yosemite on January 3rd, my Apple mail app is misbehaving. When I get new messages from gmail, they show up in the Unread and Today mail folders but not in the overall Inbox ...
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Applescript not working anymore with Yosemite Mail Rules

Here is the script that use to work pre-Yosemite. Now it's doesn't work at all. Anybody have any suggestions on how i can get this to work? using terms from application "Mail" on ...
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Apple Mail incorrectly showing IMAP folder for Inbox

I added my email account from my shared hosting to Apple Mail as an IMAP account. Everything seems to work fine except a folder without name with a subfolder inside shows up like this: And that ...
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Pasting clipped screen capture into osx email can't be seen by recipients

When I take a screen capture using 'capture selection from screen' or using 'control-command-shift-4' and then paste it in an email, the clip cannot be seen by the receiving party. Instead they see a ...
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Exchange Mail Footer and Disclaimer when sending iPhone/iPad

We have a corporate mail footer designed in html and it is including images. It works fine when i send mail from Outlook or OWA but when i send an email from my iOS devices our corporate mail footer ...
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Adding POP3/SMTP to iPod 8.1

My daughter was using my old iPod Version 6.1.3/Model MC54LL/A, and Santa just brought her her own iPod Version 8.1/ModelPD717LL/A. I had her email going to my old iPod. It is going through my own ...
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How do I change my Apple ID’s rescue email if I forgot my security question's answers?

I had my rescue email to my old email that I deleted later. Then I realized that I forgot my security passwords and the only way to find it was to send an email to your rescue email. I didn't know ...
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Force Splotlight to search a subfolder

Background: I moved the Microsoft User Data from ~/Documents to ~/Library/Preferences because I didn't want Google Drive to sync my Office files. I can run Office products fine, but I can't search my ...