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Local Email folders dont come up on new OS 10.8. What can I do?

I just upgraded my from 10.6.8 to 10.8.5. However my local folders are gone. I just tried to use time machine to access them however the time line before I made the upgrade is in red. How can I access ...
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Display Unread E-Mail Count on Loginwindow

Bit of an unusual case, but I'm planning to restructure how I use OS X when I next do a clean-install, such that I have a separate user account for casual use and work use, to keep things a lot tidier ...
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Automated Deletion of Messages From OS X Mail

Okay, so I know this is a tricky issue as OS X's Mail seemingly lacks the ability to automatically delete or archive old messages, even though it has the necessary date-based rules to do so. As such, ...
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How to determine what is intercepting mailto: links and disable the interception to have the default Apple Mail handle the mailto: links

At some point way back in the past, I set up some utility to intercept mailto: links in web pages and have Chrome compose a message in Gmail rather than having it open the Apple Mail app. Now, I'm ...
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Apple Mail not to include attachments?

When I send an email from gmail.com, the attachments I add aren't included in the (rich text/html) email. However, if I attach images to an email via Mail all the images (videos as well) are included ...
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Mail.app causing Macbook fans to spin loudly and turn CPU up to 100%

Over the past few days on My Macbook on Mountain Lion 10.8.5, when I refresh my email in Mail.app, it gets stuck here and then the fans start turning on(along with the CPU running 90-100%). I can ...
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Outlook 2011 not displaying CC in headers of forwards

I have an Outlook 2011 user for whom, when they forward emails, the CC list from the forwarded message isn't displayed, only the To and From fields. User's Attribution setting is correct in ...
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Apple script in Error - “Microsoft Outlook gon an error:An error has occure.”

i try to export all mail from outlook using applescript but nested folder not export and display error: Apple script in Error - "Microsoft Outlook gon an error:An error has occure." number -2700 ...
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iOS 7 Hide Quoted Messages in a Mail Thread

Sometimes we have very long email discussions at work and thus email threads grow -- email clients automatically append all previous replies in the thread to your newly created message. (Gmail web app ...
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syncing of emails across devices iphone and ipad

I have gmail and tpg emails on both my iPad 2 and iPhone 5c. How do I get them to sync when I delete from one device to the other?
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microsoft Outlook got an error : can't get every folder

i try to export all mail from outlook 2011 mac using apple script Error "miscrosoft outlook got an eroor : can't get every folder." number -1728 from every folder code : tell application ...
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How do I import a SMIME certificate and automatically set the Keychain trust?

We are deploying SMIME certificates to all clients and we need to ensure that these certificates are only trusted for email. Given that our users are "unmanaged" and off the corporate network, how ...
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iOS S/MIME Signing Issues

When I try to send an email using an installed S/MIME certificate on iOS, I get an alert that says: Unable to Sign: You can't send signed messages because a signing identity for the address could ...
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Mavericks does not delete Gmail emails

I use the built-in Mail.app client to fetch my Google Mail emails using IMAP. If I delete an email in any mailbox except trash using the delete button, Mail.app puts the email in the corresponding ...
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Mail.app stopped showing To: recipients in my header

All of a sudden Mail.app is no longer showing in the header who is receiving the email, be it a group send or even an individual (me). It is there but you have to scroll over that line to see the ...
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how to set advanced settings in Mail

Using Mail 7.3. In response to the piling up emails on all devices I went into advanced setting under Mail preferences and set it to removed emails from the server. I immediately realized this ...
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Setting up a IMAP hotmail/outlook mail account with SSL and with a certificate

I can't seem to enable SSL on my hotmail account in Mail. Whenever I enable SSL in Preferences>Accounts>(email)>Advanced the connection fails in connection doctor. My settings are here. These settings ...
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How can I add an SMIME cert and configure iOS mail to use it?

In order to protect ourselves from NSA-style snooping, we need to start using SMIME encrypted email. Since I have over 10,000 BYOD devices to update, what is the most effective way to Deploy an ...
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AppleScript auto Email attachment save

I am looking for an AppleScript, that simply uses an email defined by the "Mail Rules" and extracts the attachment to a specific folder. I found different codes, but they all didn’t do want I want. I ...
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Contact name not showing in Apple Mail

I have some contact emails added to my Contacts app along with their full name and have received a few emails from them in my Mail app. My understanding is that if the sender of an email is an ...
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How do I configure an archived Outlook folder

Is there a way of configuring an archived folder in Outlook for Mac, one which I can regularly move email into and it is stored on either my hard drive or a remove drive? So I don't want to go ...
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Apply email rules to existing emails

I've added a email rule in iCloud to copy emails with a specific from address to a folder. This is working fine, all new mails are moved to that folder. Is there a way to apply the rule also to mails ...
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Get “Previous recipients” for a particular account

Is it possible to get a list of previous recipients in OSX Mail for a particular account? E.g. I have a Work and Personal accounts in OSX Mail and I only want to see (and then extract) recipients for ...
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Mail.app attachments show as icon or document content (inline)

I get my faxes sent to me by email as a PDF file. Sometimes it shows in the email as an icon with the filename.pdf. Sometimes it shows the content of the PDF within the email (i.e., you can read it in ...
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Applescript mail errorhandler

I have a script to send an email, but I'd like to detect if no email account is setup, and to do something else. Is there a way to detect or trap for this condition? Thanks. tell application ...
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iCloud email showing unread after moving

When I read an email the 'Unread' count reduces by 1. When I move this email to another folder, including Trash, within a few minutes my Dock icon lights up with 1 (or however many) unread emails. ...
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iCloud Mail and iOS Mail auto-completes bunch of eMail addresses

Since a few weeks, my iOS Mail app and the iCloud webmail started to complete the mail addresses that I type in the "To" field in a funny way. It doesn't complete only single addresses, but tries to ...
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Postfix SSL/TLS certificates issue

I'm trying to set up postfix to send mail through Gmail's SMTP server on port 587. Here's what I've put in my /etc/postfix/main.cf: relayhost = [smtp.gmail.com]:587 smtp_sasl_auth_enable = yes ...
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Phantom email unable to delete

I purchased a new iPad. When I set up my Roadrunner email acct it downloaded over 300 from the main server to my inbox. I looked for a way to delete multiple email but there doesn't seem to be any ...
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Password prompt when adding live.com to Mail.app

For some reason, when adding my @live.com to Mavericks Mail, it does not accept it. I keep getting can't connect and password prompt. I followed the instructions from ...
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Removing email account prompts to remove from other computers

So I added my @att.net email address a while back and decided to remove it from OS X Mavericks Mail. When I clicked to remove it, it prompted me if I wanted to delete this email account from iCloud on ...
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Migrating Outlook 2007 Folders to OSX 10.9.3

Just set up a new iMac for a relative of mine. Their previous machine was Windows XP with Outlook 2007. The Mac Migration Assistant seems to have done a good job of everything except where the ...
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Multiple folders and duplicate email not wanted in mac mail

I am trying to figure out why my Mac Mail program is duplicating emails (like 25-30 of the same email) in the sent folder as well as duplicating my mail accounts and their archives in several ...
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Can I send encrypted e-mail using Mail and self-signed certificates?

I want to be able to send signed and encrypted e-mails between a Mac using Mail and another Mac using Thunderbird, by using self-signed certificates on both ends. I used to be able to do so, but over ...
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Default “sent from” address changes on iPad2 (7.1.1)

When sending an e-mail on my iPad 2 mail (7.1.1) the "sent from" email address changes from my default to another account I have after entering in the send to address. When I first create the new ...
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Save all images from all emails automatically

I receive lots of jpeg files on my mail, and in order for me to save it on my desktop I have to save them one by one. Is there any other way that I can save all the images without saving them one by ...
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How Can I Trace the Origin of Outbound Spam Mail in Mavericks Server?

My Mavericks Server mail server has been compromised and has been sending reams of Nigerian royalty scam emails out. Where can I find log files which will enable me to track down the IP address these ...
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Deactivate automatic mark as read in Apple Mail 7.3

I just changed from Windows to OS X Mavericks with Apple Mail App 7.3. The first thing I'm wondering about is that I cannot disable the automation to mark an email as read by default when I just ...
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Cloud data backup tool

I'd like to automatically backup my mail (IMAP), my contacts (CardDAV) and my Calendar (CalDAV) from my provider to my local system. It should be a separate solution, nothing like "Export it from ...
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How does one generate/share an S/MIME private key?

Alright, foremost I must apologize that I am not very advanced in dealing with these types of certificate-oriented problems. I am trying to get S/MIME working on my Apple devices, and thus far I have ...
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iOS - Howto get notification email when battery is less than 20%

I wish to receive an alert/notification with email when iPad Mini battery is less are equal than 20% I use iPad mini only in public transport, not regularly. So no manual solution.
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What's going wrong with context menu's Save Attachment in Apple email

Apple email will Save Attachments to a folder of my choice, when I use File / Save Attachments from the menu at the top of its window. However, if I use the context menu for the attachment icon (i.e. ...
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Keyboard shortcut in Word 2011 to send document as email attachment?

In MS Office 2011 for Mac, there is a useful menu option under: File > Share > Email (as Attachment)... It's a very quick way to get from editing to email. Is there a way to assign this to a ...
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Need Apple Script to redirect work mail - Mail rules don't work

I have to use MS Exchange at work for email, so I have Outlook and Apple Mail set up. I want to use Gmail but POP is disabled for us, so I can't just pop it to gmail. So, I tried setting up a rule in ...
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Outlook for Mac: links within emails open Mac mail instead of safari

I have just bought a new Mac Air and has Office for Mac installed on it together with all my data. I use only Outlook and not Mail. When I get an email in my Outlook which contains a link to a ...
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How to completely remove emails in OS X?

So I added a Google account to Mac os X and then I decided to fetch my google mails by using "Mail" application.. But then I kept the Google account but removed the "Mail" application from the Google ...
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iPhone iOS Exchange not showing new folders

for some reason my iPhone's Exchange account won't add new folders that I created in Outlook. Emails come in, but not new folders. I am not sure how long I've had this problem so I can't pinpoint to ...
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Delete selected E-mail from Time Machine Backup?

How do you permanently delete selected E-Mail messages from "Apple Mail" from a Time Machine Backup?
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How can I get Apple Mail to pick the correct From: address?

I own a mid-2010 MacBook Pro running Lion (I know -- but don't want to upgrade!) When I am responding to an email, just below the 'Subject' line there is a field called 'From' followed by two ...
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Contacts does not read properly from LDAP and/or Zimbra

I can't get Contacts to work with an Open LDAP server in OSX 10.9.2, apparently regardless of the settings that I use. I can query it from the command line, so it's definitely working. I have also ...