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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Mail - Is there a way to hide the “count” beside specific mailboxes?

I'd like to keep my Flagged mailbox visible and I'd still like the regular Inbox to show the count of unread email. However, I'd like to remove the number being displayed beside both the Flagged ...
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How to send and archive emails from iPhone or iPad?

In gmail, I have a button that both sends and archives a message at once. When I send emails from my iPad or iPhone, the messages stay in the inbox. Is there a setting I can use to make the mobile ...
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Is there a way to make un-bold the name of the sender in mail.app, after it is read?

Is there a way to make un-bold the name of the sender in mail.app, after it is read ? Present/default behavior Unread Messages are marked with a blue dot The sender font is bold After the message is ...
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How to retrieve emails from iCloud account that is full

I recently received an email from Apple letting me know that because my iCloud storage was full I could not back up my devices and would not be able to send or receive mail. I did the usual deleting ...
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In Mail, how to navigate from single email to entire conversation?

I'm using Mail 7.3 on OS X 10.9.5. I have Organize by Conversation turned on. I frequently have a scenario where I do a Spotlight search to find an email, select a result which opens that single ...
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Format of mail from Apple Mail version 7.3

My work colleagues, who use Outlook, complain that the e-mails I forward to them are not always readable, or have a lot of attachments. Is there anything I can change on my side to prevent this from ...
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How do I recover space allocated to iPad mail data?

My iPad shows 5 gigabytes of data assigned to Mail in Settings -> General -> Usage. Even with my mailbox empty, both sent, and deleted. How do I get rid of this as I am almost out of space?
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Apple Mail to show receipts information from LDAP

When using Exchange with Outlook, you can easily click in any email sender name and get his photo, name, mobiles… etc. Currently, is this possible to be done with Apple Mail using LDAP directory? ...
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How do I search for an email that might be in my Spam folder on iphone or ipad?

If I got an email and it may be in my junk/spam folder, how do I search for it in that folder? (Or "how do I search for an email that could be anywhere, including in my junk/spam folder)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to force Mail.app (6.6 1510) not to convert email addresses into hyperlinks in message body?

I'm a system administrator, and I daily receive reports from several mail servers which contain thousands to tens of thousands of email addresses written as plain text (logwatch, from a Postfix ...
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iPhone Gmail app marks all mail as important

I'm using the official Gmail application on my iPhone to receive my Gmail. The reason I use this app is because I label a lot of mails (newsletters for example) so they end up in a folder. However, ...
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Does Apple make anything public about how email delivery for me/mac/icloud.com happens?

I'm trying to troubleshoot some email delivery issues for users on me.com/mac.com and I can't find any documentation from Apple about how they do spam filtering, etc. (see AOL Postmaster for an ...
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How can I use Automator to extract information from an email in Mail?

I'm trying to extract information from emails coming in from PayPal from my customers (first name, last name, address, phone #, order #, date) to create a database with that information. The info ...
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Change “From” address to new domain for Mail 7.2 (Mavericks)

I've recently purchased a domain and set up a forwarding email account there. This account forwards mail sent to it to my iCloud address. I'd like to have the "From" line in outgoing emails from the ...
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iMac Multi-user and notifications

I always used my iMac alone and now I'm about to share it with someone but the multi-user thing is quite new to me. I know we can't have more than one Apple ID (iCloud, itunes etc..) by session so we ...
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Mail.app on iOS 7.1 not syncing with Mail.app on Mountain Lion

I have an iPhone 5s and an iMac running Mountain Lion. When I mark a message in Mac Mail as read, it doesn't sync on the iPhone. I have me.com email on both. They used to sync just fine until I ...
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Mail.app throws connection problems without sending a single packet

I set up a server running Postfix + Dovecot w/ SASL auth and SSL everywhere (actually, STARTTLS). It's about as "bog-standard" as you can get (meaning I followed one of the innumerable cookbooks on ...
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Mail able to send but not receive

I have found and tried several solutions to why Mail.app (I'm running Mavericks) has not been able to download emails for about 5 hours. I can send just fine, but when I go to my gmail account there ...
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Apple Mail App Unread Email Button unhighlighted

After migrating to a new macbook pro using Time machine, my 'Unread Emails' button in the Apple Mail.app is now (one on the bottom right) permanently disabled/un-highlighted/unuseable, even when I ...
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Email “From” field being reordered

I am looking to solve an issue with iPhone reordering words in the "From" field when I view an email. Currently, it looks fine when I see it in the "Inbox", but when I click the email itself, it ...
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Apple mail sending duplicate messages

I own an Early 2011 MacBook Pro running OS X 10.9.1. I have configured two email accounts with my mail app(one hotmail and another gmail), and both use imap. The problem is that when I send an email ...
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Spotlight search in OS X Mavericks 10.9.1 crashes when indexing mails in Mail app

(Note, this is a cross post of https://discussions.apple.com/message/24066877#24066877 in case someone in this community can help a lot of the people with Mavericks Spotlight problems - I've read all ...
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AppleScript for moving mail messages to OmniFocus is creating duplicates in OmniFocus

I'm trying to customize this script to import all flagged mail messages in Mail.app to Omnifocus, then unflag and archive the message. It works, but it creates many duplicates in the Omnifocus inbox ...
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iPad email client doesn't refresh the “new” count in icon

I had a bunch of old emails in my email client on iPad (v3, iOS 7). I wanted to delete them all, so I marked them and accidentally selected "mark as unread". Ok, no biggie I thought. I marked them ...
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Some incoming emails have no From address and no content after iOS 7

After I upgraded to iOS 7 in my iPhone 5 I've been getting emails that have No Sender, No Content (in All Inboxes) and I can't open them. How can I fix this and why does it happen?
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Ipod 4th gen - Spoofed messages appearing from a contact

My kids each have an ipod 4th gen. Both have recently received what looks like a message from me that I didn't send, asking them to follow links or install apps. I need a way to resolve this and ...
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E-mail sent from Mac Mail with an attachment is adding the message body text as an attachment rather than 'In-Line'

Mail sent from a Mac (OS X Version 10.7.5 using Mac Mail, via Office 365 / Exchange) is appearing as it should when the mail consists of just text. However, when there is an attachment added (in the ...
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Spotlight integration of Thunderbird 24.1.0 in Maverick

I have Thunderbird 24.1.0 running on Maverick and it works nicely. I am wondering about the integration of spotlight and thunderbird. I can search in spotlight for my emails, which is what I want, ...
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Can't view my folders/mailboxes that live on my computer on iCloud

When I open my mail on iCloud I want to be able to see the folders that are stored on my Mac's Mail on my main computer. A few of the "folders" are visible, but I don't know why they are and the ...
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Convert lotus notes NSF file to Outlook PST file in Mac OS X

Is it possible to convert a nsf archive (of Lotus Notes, containing my emails) to pst, a file that Outlook for Mac 2011 can read? I seem to find loads of tools for Windows, including SSDM from Dell. ...
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Problems with Office 365 and OS X Mail Inbox

I'm having 4 problems with O365 and Mac OS X Email, all related to display and status issues. To be clear, I'm using the built-in Mac Mail client, connecting to Office 365 as an Exchange server (vs. ...
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Moving email from Mac Mail to Outlook

Is there a way to export and then import downloaded/saved e-mail from the default apple e-mail client to outlook 2011?
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Mail.app reverts preference changes on restart - what can I do?

I have a set of SmartMailboxes in mail.app and noticed after I change them and restart the program, the changes are lost. I just tried deleting an old rule under Preferences > Rules and the rule ...
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Applescript to forward email with attachment, and change subject

I'm trying to create an applescript that will take messages that match a certain filter YYYY), and forward them to a specific notebook in Evernote (XXXX), with the attachment intact. So far, I've ...
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iPhone 4 groups tab not showing up

I need to remove all of my emails from showing up in my contact list. When I tap phone, then contacts at the top on the left should be a button named "group". It is not there, just a refresh symbol. ...
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Contacts being added automatically

Somehow, contacts are being added automatically to my Mac address book. They contain only an email address, which suggests that a mail program is creating these entries automatically. The only email ...
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Loading internal server images when mail is sent from external domain

Our company has an intranet intranet.example.com. When I send emails from outlook that contain images from intranet.example.com they load in Outlook, but not on my iPhone. On the iPhone I get a blue ...
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Use recently viewed smart mailbox when organized by conversation in Mail

I was recently reading about different strategies for streamlining the processing of emails in Mail, and multiple sources suggested a smart mailbox populated with recently viewed emails. Here's one ...
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E Signature Icons on Iphone do not Link!

I've created an e-signature on my macbook, with images that link to the appropriate website. It works well on computers (PC and Mac), iPads... But, once it gets sent to an iPhone, the images do not ...
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Mail.app : What do the padlock icons mean?

If I encrypt an email with S/MIME an icon showing a CLOSED padlock is displayed under "Security". However, if I encrypt using OpenPGP it's an OPEN padlock icon. Both are followed by the word ...
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How to make Mail resync exchange?

For some reason my Sent folder in my exchange account is not showing mail from older than 3 weeks. I've tried clicking on "synchronize" and it doesn't work. I've tried deleting the account and ...
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Is there a mail application that would set the account from which the mails will be sent depending on the recipients?

I have a question similar to this, but instead of focusing on Mail.app, I am wondering if there is any mail application that can do that. Ideally, I can tag contacts/emails with different email ...
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Prevent Mail.app from caching passwords in Keychain

I recently upgraded from 10.7 to 10.8, and noticed a behavior change in Mail.app. Previously, in 10.7, I told it not to save the password to my IMAP account, so every time I quit and restarted I was ...
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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 ...