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Mails do not properly sync between Apple Mail and the iCloud webmail

Any emails that I send/receive using Apple Mail on my Mac mini are not accessible via iCloud webmail. However, any mails I send/receive using the webmail do show up in Apple Mail. For example, I need ...
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Turn off Mail animations OS 10.8.3

I have tried using this code in the terminal to turn off the reply animation in Mail defaults write com.apple.Mail DisableReplyAnimations -bool true It doesn't work for me. I turn off Mail, enter ...
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Mac Mail won't connect to Exchange 2007

We recently had a mail outage and eventually got mail back - it was a disk space issue. The PCs with Outlook can connect in without issues but the couple of Macs we have won't connect at all. I can ...
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Mac Outlook 2011 pasting text not at cursor

I'm using outlook for emails, each time I paste copied/cut text (from within the same email) it will not paste at the the cursor/ibar but at the top of the email text. Any solutions? Thanks in ...
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How to fix OS X Server mail forwarding to multiple addresses?

Under OS X Server Mountain Lion, we are creating accounts in LDAP via Workgroup Manager. We would like to be able to manage forwarding-only mail accounts from within the GUI (i.e. no editing of the ...
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OS X Mail embedded audio player flakey

Lately I have been receiving a lot of emails that have an embedded audio. The main cause is that my phone system is set to forward voice mails to my email. But this issue applies to any source of ...
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Outlook 2011: Added an Exchange profile, lost previous profile data

A friend of mine wanted to use an Exchange account additionally to his normal profile (POP3 email, calendar etc.) in Outlook 2011. He said he just added and configured the profile. When he re-openend ...
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College gmail account with iPhone 4S

I'm trying to sync my college email with my iPhone 4s. I used to have an android phone and I had the gmail setup through my college's email. It's hosted by GMAIL. If I try now, I get invalid un/pw ...
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Why won't Mountain Lion Mail connect to Custom Dovecot IMAP server where Lion Mail connects just fine?

I am trying to set up a new Mountain Lion install on a mac mini to connect using Mail version 6.2 with IMAP to my custom Dovecot mail server which is on an old G5 on my network. My Macbook Air ...
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do I need so many “mail folders to push”?

All, In the mail settings of my iPhone 4 running iOS 6.0.1, I've configured my Mail/Exchange to "Mail Folders to Push Inbox + 10". These 10 folders sync with the same folders I have in my MS Outlook ...
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Can't delete e-mails from Mail app

I have a mail account with lot of e-mails stored on server (around 100 thousand). I would like to clean it using Mail app and delete all unnecessary messages. But so far no luck Store deleted ...
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Sync Hotmail folders to apple “Mail”

I love the Mail application on my Mac and want to centralize and administer my Mail account here. However, I can't configure the Mail program to synchronize my inbox, the sent box and other folders I ...
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Sync local Outlook calendar to iPhone

I have a local Outlook calendar on my Desktop. Is there a way I can sync those items on my iPhone ? Something like local outlook calendar -> Google -> iPhone. Any help on this will be much ...
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Can the web version of iCloud be configured to become the default mailto link handler?

How can I set up iCloud as the default email provider in my browser? I am using Linux and if I click on a mailto link in a web page it goes to my Gmail account. Can this be changed to make it go to my ...
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iPhone Mail not showing multiple attachments

I'm trying to send out an e-mail from a PHP script. The script works fine. The e-mail shows up in Gmail as HTML, with an (attached) embedded image, and a small (< 1M) downloadable file attached as ...
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How to set the language of iCloud calendar reminder emails?

Ever since iCloud Calendar became publicly available I am using it to arrange my schedule. I meet with people from other countries on a regular basis and I'd like the calendar reminder emails I send ...
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What is causing Lion's Mail to freeze for upwards of 45 seconds after launch?

This just started happening today. I have no idea what is causing it. No useful system.log information. I tried rebuilding the envelope files to no avail.
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Back up iChat logs to Gmail?

Is it possible to automatically back up iChats to Gmail? There used to be a program called Chatalog but it's discontinued now. Some details about Chatalog: Chatalog is a powerful app for ...
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Mail app rejects Gmail SMTP when Adium is connected to Gtalk

This issue is really weird, and it started right after I started the Lion update process in Snow Leopard, before even rebooting to Lion. :) I use a Gmail account for mail and chat. When Adium is ...
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Trouble creating new Exchange Server account in Lion

I'm helping a colleague set up his new MBA. When we try to create his email account in mail.app, we choose Exchange but the auto-discover feature fails to start. It has worked fine for 4 others in ...
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IPad email client refuses to retrieve some emails

This is an original iPad using the default client against a remote IMAP account. It just does not retrieve mails from certain senders. They're not in other folders, they're Not in junk mail, Outlook ...
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Yosemite Macbook air email

I've ad my mac for almost a year, and everything works fantastic. But the past few days, I can't shut down my computer because my mail app won't close, or even open. I've had to use my phone or go on ...
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Mail.app create group from mail distribution list

I have a follow-on question from this one I have a message that I've sent to ~20 people. Is there a way to take that list of people and make a contact group from them? Thanks!
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OSX Yosemite: no menu for Thunderbird 39 preferences. Is it a bug?

On my new laptop with Yosemite, I migrated over my Thunderbird 38 app and its profile, with no visible problems. The Preferences menu item below the "Thunderbird" item on the main menu is now missing. ...
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New email going into junk mail folder

My iPad has suddenly stopped importing emails into my inbox and instead is sending them straight into my junk folder.
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Moving mail from PC to Mac

I've got one PC with a very large amount of old mail that I need on my new computer which is a Mac. PC is running windows 7, Mac is a Powerbook and both the systems are running thunderbird. I ...
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Mail with gmail: labels get lost occasionally

I am using Mail with two gmail accounts and I am using labels to archive my messages. All my gmail labels show up as folders in Mail. I then use Mail to move emails from the inbox into respective ...
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iPhone Mail app. Can't see attachments (.jpg, .pdf,…). Exchange & iCloud account

I have mostly iOS products, and so far they've been working great. Recently, however, I noticed that I couldn't view certain attachments using the Mail app. I have an iCloud and an Exchange account, ...
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How can I change the default text color in Apple Mail 8.2?

I want the default colour of my font I use to send emails using Mail 8.2 in Yosemite be blue. Is it possible? If no, are their any easy work arounds?
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Username or password incorrect when attempting to open email on iPhone

I can't open my email on iPhone 6 it keeps telling me username or password is incorrect, but I can open it using a laptop. I even changed the password 10 times.
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Mac Mail “Not Responding” with Gmail IMAP account

I'm experience some issues with my Mac Mail on my MacBook Air. I hasn't been there all the time, as far as I can remember it started around Yosemite. In my mail, I've two accounts. One is my work ...
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OS X Mail: Dueling IMAP trash cans

I am a relatively new Mac user, and I am having trouble setting up one of my IMAP accounts in OS X Mail (Yosemite). I have set up several accounts, and Mail has added a trash can for each of them ...
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Add other email accounts to Inbox?

I have heard a few rumors saying that you can add other accounts (not gmail accounts) to Inbox (the new Google email app). Is this possible? If so, how? If not, any recommendations besides the default ...
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Setting blacklist_from array in OS X Server

I have an OS X 10.9.5/Server 3.2.2 running mail services for me. I'm trying to tweak spam settings to improve performance. One area I'm having trouble with is adding blacklist entries using ...
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Cannot send or receive mail from my mini iPad

I am unable to send emails at the moment. I think it is related to an Apple ID problem as I have had a dialogue box appear asking for my password for my current email address which is one of my Apple ...
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I can't upload photos from mail after OS X upgrade

I can't upload photos from my MacBook Air since I downloaded the update. The Photo Stream icon (the new flowery one) is greyed out. I have space and never had a problem before. I know this will sound ...
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iOS devices can't connect to postfix/dovecot mail server but my Mac can

I'm running on a Mac Mini, Postfix+dovecot mail server. On the Mac, I can connect with MailMate to the mail server, with pretty much the standard IMAP settings, and pick up email in various user ...
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Deny TCP CONNECT in appfirewall.log - how do I check what's causing it?

What is this telling me? socketfilterfw[22097] <Info>: dovecot: Deny TCP CONNECT (in:7 out:0) I'm trying to track down why none of my iOS devices can connect to my postfix+dovecot mail ...
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How to add shared email account to mail.app without integrating inbox

I have mail.app setup with several personal accounts and use my inbox as a todo list by archiving completed tasks/emails. I need to add a shared email account and can't archive the inbox items ...
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Mail notification is not deeplinked into the correct conversation on iOS 8 / Exchange Account

I'm having this problem since I am using an Exchange Account with my iPhone 5. I get a new mail and receive all notifications correctly. But if I try to open the new mail by either swiping from the ...
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Mac email client that can postpone Exchange messages?

Mailbox for iOS and Mac is great to postpone an email to deal with at a future time, but it cannot handle Exchange emails. Outlook app for iOS has a similar features (not as powerful as Mailbox). Is ...
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I've Forgotten My Apple ID password. I cant get into my Email to change it

I had my iPhone confiscated for about 6 months (funny story about my Christian school and a devil worshipper backpack), and now I can't remember the passcode! I figured out how to reset it, and did, ...
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Need advice on Postfix+Dovecot [User doesn't exist] errors on 10.10.3 install

OSX 10.10.3 running postfix+dovecot+mysql - with [lmtp map pop] When sending email to a virtual user on the system I get this rejection in the log. The user is in the mysql tables, as is the domain, ...
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Setting up email accounts in internet accounts shows progress wheel

I am trying to set-up an iCloud account. It has worked well in the past using my optimum email address. I even had Yahoo, Gmail accounts set-up in iCloud through my Mac's System Preferences. I had ...
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Auto send an email on alternate Saturday in outlook

We have weekend off on 2nd and 4th Saturday in our company and each time we have to send an email to all our client to inform them. We're using outlook. Is there any trick to send an email ...
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Local User Authentication for Postfix in Yosemite for php PEAR Mail

In summary up front: what I want is for php PEAR Mail_mime() to authenticate with postfix on my local computer, then for postfix to send all messages to a single address. I have a Yosemite (10.10.3) ...
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Email Read Status Discrepancy Between Mac/iPad and iPhone

I recently reset all settings on both my iPhone (5) and iPad (Air) and set them up as new devices, no settings carried across, nothing. I set up my mail accounts on both in exactly the same fashion as ...
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Sometimes Mail.app doesn't automatically apply rules, although all rules are active

I have a pack of rules, which are intended for automatically marking as read & deleting messages when some criteria is met. They work fine when applied manually, but sometimes they are not applied ...
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Automatically printing emails which are captured via a mail rule (Mac OS 10.9)

I would like to be able to have certain emails printed automatically. We used to have a solution for this but it unfortunately no longer works since the upgrade to 10.9. Are there any Applescript ...
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how to receive emails on the iPhone from an alias

I have already set up to receive my work emails on my iPhone but I would like to receive emails from an alias that I am part of and added to my outlook. I have tried adding it as a new email account ...