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 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 ...
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What is the Default Location of Photos in Photo application?

I see many photos in Photos application. However, I cannot add them to my mails without knowing their exact location. I am using El Capitan. Of course, I can take a screenshot of originals always but ...
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show sender name from mail headers in Apple Mail

How to configure Apple Mail.app to show name from mail headers "From: " field and not from Contacts.app??? Apple Mail.app shows me always the name from Contacts.app (card is a read only download from ...
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How to automatically deliver /var/mail/USER to my Gmail?

My cron jobs sometimes sends mail to /var/mail/USERNAME. I normally read it by log on the Mac computer and run mail command to read and delete these mails. But how to deliver/forward such mails to ...
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Apple Mail: negative message counter and missing folders

Not sure what changed, but not long time ago Apple Mail (9.2, OSX 10.11.3) started work weird: The number of messages can be negative (e.g. Inbox (-17 messages, 5 unread)) Folders Flagged and ...
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Mail shows disconnected icon. Only way to recover is toggle Wifi

Many times a day, Mail.app indicates it is unable to connect to my Gmail account. I have tried quitting and restarting Mail, but it still shows disconnected. If I toggle Wifi off then on, Mail is ...
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Mail sent to junk mail despite taking measures

Hi using a Google Apps email account through mac mail. Once I mistakingly marked an email as Spam and since then mail from that recipient is coming into the junk folder, despite making it as Not Junk ...
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my iPhone is show only white screen and black apple after erase on icloud

I saw on some website if forgot restriction pass code erase the phone so I do it then my phone show only white screen and black apple for along time till now what should I do
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Apple Mail 9.2: IMAP folders only displayed to a certain depth

I have an IMAP email account with several depths of IMAP folders, say about 4 levels deep, but Mail only shows the first level. Can I get it to show the further subfolders? Thanks.
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Unable to send email using “Mail” version 6.6

I can receive but not send email using Mail version 6.6 which is compatible with my Mac version 10.8.5 In the Accounts under "outgoing mail server" my server is listed as "offline" which is obviously ...
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Mac Mail - Stagger / batch download emails from gmail over imap

Ive got several gmail accounts and google apps for business (depreciated free version) accounts. One of the my google apps for business accounts is 25gb. I want to add it to mail on my MBP (osx - 10....
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Mail notification shows new email, quickly disappears and email is missing

Any email I get pops up a notification in the upper-right corner of my screen, as per the native notification settings in the Apple Mail app. Every now and then I will get a quick notification ...
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Mail search not finding messages but Spotlight does

When I search for a particular message in Mail.app, using the search field, even when I have the message in sight, Mail cannot find it. But, frustratingly, when I use Spotlight, it is able to find the ...
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Emails to iCloud from my server show 'This message has no content'

Our donation website sends emails when a user signs up, donates etc. I've gotten many complaints that donors are getting blank emails. Upon further investigation it turns out that all these donors ...
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automatic daily email with value of Apple Numbers spreadsheet cell

How can I use Automator (or some other tool) to email the value of a cell in an Apple Numbers spreadsheet every day?
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.bash_profile not updating until open new Terminal window

I am trying to create a Terminal command. I have created this so far: cd ~/ && touch .bash_profile && echo "" >> .bash_profile && echo "alias sendtext=\"osascript -e 'on ...
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Reinstall the Mail app

I have a 2 yr old Mac Book Pro with retina screen i7 processor, 16GB ram. Since upgrading to Yosemite my Mail app works fine except for when I attach JPEGS to the Mail - then many recipients only ...
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MacMail Forgotten Attachents Reminder

I am trying to find a solution/plugin to remind me about adding attachments to an email on MacMail (using OS X El Capitan). I tried the "just double check your email, you idiot" option to no avail. ...
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Label the different accounts on iPhone mail

I've just finished setting up a mail address for my father. He has a custom domain name, and the he's able to receive/send email with this custom address via Gmail. On his iPhone and iPad, he's ...
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Mail not showing up in inbox on El Capitan

When I open Apple Mail, I see the normal mailboxes and stuff, but nothing shows up in my inbox. Not unread messages or read messages. I have to click into another mailbox and click back to get it ...
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Getting only two email accounts to push to iPhone

I have six accounts. I've been to the iPhone push tab and have set the two I want to push to push and the rest to manual but they all push. I've rebooted the phone, tried to toggle off and on, and ...
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Synching Mail Sent folder on new computer

I have an iMac and a 2009 Mac Pro 4.1. Both run OS X 10.11.3. I recently used Migration Assistant to move data, applications, and settings from the iMac to the Mac Pro. I had some other problems ...
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How can I forward all my iCloud emails to a Gmail address?

As the title of the question states, I would like to forward my iCloud email to my Gmail address. Specifically, I have an iCloud email that I made with my Apple ID as well as a Gmail address I made ...
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OS X: Notify Login va Email

Is there a way, possibly via a third party app, a shell script, or apple script, to send an email automatically when a user has logged in to OS X? Thanks
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Problem registering gmail in iPad

I recently changed the password for my gmail account. I was able to register the account on my iPhone but when I do the same on my iPad it tells me that the user id and password are incorrect. I ...
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Apple Mail 9.2 Gmail app-specific password not accepted and main pw doesn't last

Since I re-activated my Gmail account with 2-step verification on a fresh install of OS X 10.11.3 "El Capitan", I've tried to use a fresh app-specific password for this account on my Mac. Yet, OS X ...
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prevent Mail from checking for mail if VPN is down

My employer insists on using a VPN when people access email via Exchange. Is there any way to prevent Mail from checking for mail if the VPN is down?
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Transferring Emails saved on Mac to generic folder

In my Mac Mail I have all my emails saved to my Mac, as opposed to on my mail server using iMap. All the emails are organised with a large number of folders and sub folders, again all of which are ...
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Outlook for Mac 15: Show unread count by day in conversation view

In a previous version of outlook for Mac, there was a little bubble showing the unread count by day when viewing the messages arranged by conversation. However, in Outlook for Mac 15.18, this unread ...
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Mail.app rule to run Apple Script that puts message content into a variable

I am trying to learn Apple Script by writing a script that will automate extracting text from an email when it arrives. When ever I receive an email from a specified sender I want to save the text ...
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How to secure my mail in iOS? [duplicate]

Can you please advise what is the best application for email encryption using iPhones and iPads?
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Can one fully remove certain applications from OS X?

I've owned and used Mac's since System 7, and, in all this time, I'm very comfortable having my Mac's configured as I want them to operate. Certain things I've never used, and in addition to them ...
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How to stop receiving mails from a specific account?

Macbook Pro has made my life very miserable, in a struggle to make something out of it, I'm trying to atleast stop receiving mails from my gmail account with out disabling it. My gmail account is ...
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Email app taking too much storage

My default email app that comes with the phone is taking up over 3GB+ space. Note that I have an email account with 90k+ unread messages. My initial thought was that the mail cache was taking up all ...
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How to overcome: An error occurred while moving messages to mailbox “(null)”

I have searched high and low for a solution to this error on El Capitan but only one of them works: Mail - Preferences - mailbox behaviour - email address - uptick "store deleted messages on the ...
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How to force Mail.app to ask for Gmail password?

I recently changed my Gmail account's password. The account in Mail.app is offline as expected ("Login Failed"), but there seems no way to input the new password: There is no password input field in ...
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Mail Failing to Send SMTP Password

Very frustrating issue started yesterday with Mail suddenly deciding that it's not going to send my SMTP password to my outgoing mail server. Nothing else has changed, it just suddenly isn't working. ...
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Use not-iCloud Apple ID mail address on Mail app

So I'm using an iCloud account registered with a Hotmail address and I wish to use it as mail account for my Hotmail account on the Mail app? I know that I can solve it creating two different account, ...
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Converting .VCF to .CSV

I'm trying to get a group of contacts from BusyContacts to MailChimp. I have exported the group as a VCF file. Now I need to convert that VCF file to CSV. When I open my VCF file in a text editor, it'...
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Problem with not existing email address on iCloud [duplicate]

So I've put an incorrect email address on iCloud, which does not exist. Now I cannot log out because I have no password and I cannot even turn off Find My Phone without it.
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Mail will not sign emails with S/MIME cert

[iPhone 6, iOS 9.2.1] I am trying to get emails sent from Mail in iOS to be signed with my S/MIME public key, but I have not been successful at all. I have tried 2 different certs, one from Comodo ...
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reset password for mobile me account

My standard mail account is me.com for many years, alias is iCloud.com. Since some days I am asked for a password when I try to open my me.com account on my macbook. The me.com account works without ...
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Is there a way to preserve the formatting of inline images in emails in Outlook for Mac?

At my office, most users are PC based. However, a few teams have Macs. The standard email tool is Outlook, and the Mac users have Outlook for Mac. When someone sends me an email that has images ...
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Create new @me.com mail account

Every articles/answers I found are dated around or prior 2012. So I'd like to know: is there any tested way to create a new @me.com mail account right now?
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Search for emails from not a particular user or subject in Apple Mail

I am using Apples's Mail application for a while. I know that to search for mails from a particular user, I need to use from: abc@gmail.com But I need to search for emails that are not from a ...
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Data use for email to multiple recipients

Does sending a large email message to multiple recipients use more data than sending the same email to only one recipient?
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Mail - Doesn't save draft via apple Mail

Recently moved to a new email server, since moving the mail software has issues saving daft emails which won't show up on mail or the server. I've confirmed it's not the server as using a webmail or ...
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What is the size limit of attachments for email clients on OS X

I'm using IMAP with my email client on OS X. What is the max limit of file size I can send in attachment of email? I m using my own domain having limit of 25MB attachment through webmail. MS. ...
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How can you access Apple Mail from Apple script?

I want to archive old emails ( say, older then 7 days ) from my inbox automatically with an applescript scheduled via cron. To be honest, I am open to other Apple-friendly languages such as Swift or ...
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Add “Send As” from mail

I have few accounts on my gmail account that I can "Send As". Using iOS mail app how can I add those accounts?