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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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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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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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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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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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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 can I import mail template?

I have about 200 different mail templates. I already have set them up in one computer and I want to import them to another computer. what is the easiest way to accomplish this?
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Why postfix sends email also to the world user?

I set my postfix server with just one small change in /etc/postfix/main.cf setting relayhost = ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.com Basically, mail works fine but for some reason the email is also sent to one more ...
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iPad2 inbox only holds mail for few days. How do I adjust?

Holds more volume of mail in junk box and sent box but not Inbox. Advice in previous posts say Settings/ Mail/Show but 'show' does not show, if you see what I mean. I use a Hotmail account if that ...
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What email address do iCloud.com emails come from when you lose your password?

I have an iCloud account that I'm pretty sure will send to our mail server, and I have a way of seeing all the mail that passes to it, but I'm not certain what email account the username and password ...
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Reply to craigslist post with iPad without Mail app (with GMail app)

Is it possible to reply to a craigslist post (using their reply button) on an iPad without using the built in Mail app? I tried the "Gmail" link but this doesn't seem to set up an email when the new ...
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Images look misplaced when mail has been sent using custom .mailstationery file

I have been making a custom mailstationery for my company, and everything went well until I had to edit the spots where placeholders were placed. I had to increase the gap between each image by a ...
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How to link a Gmail backup (mbox via getmail) to Mail.app

I primarily use Gmail's web interface to access my email, but recently I started backing up my gmail data using the getmail tool. (Note that the link indicates that this is for Linux, but it will also ...
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How to open mime attachments in external apps from iPhone 5S iOS 7 mail, and the best app to use

How do I open mime attachments from external apps from iPhone 5S iOS 7 mail? Which apps would be the most efficient to use?
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OSX Server Optimal Setup for Mail for Multiple Domains

I've been attempting to set up a mail server for my clients. I run a small web design business, and we recently moved all of our hosting over to dedicated mac mini machines. I have one mini dedicated ...
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Apple Mail: Show number of emails, group by date

I am trying to figure out how many emails daily are received in one inbox. Is there any reporting function available (daily received, sent and deleted email)?
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How to remove a non-existant iCloud mail account from mail?

I have been having problems with my iCloud account not syncing properly with my iOS devices, so I wanted to reinstall the iCloud account. The first thing that I wanted to do was to remove my old ...
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Why is OSX Mail suddenly not showing me the correct messages for “Red Flag”

I just went into my mail as I often do and clicked on the Red Flag filter. Strangely, it's showing four random messages from my ancient history, none of which are flagged. It's not showing the dozen ...
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What's the difference between gmail and exchange option when setting up mail on ios 7 (2014)?

This question[1] has a pretty good summary of the options, but it's a year old and both platforms seem to have had some significant changes since then. [1] What is the best way to set up Google mail, ...
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Persistent “You got a mail.” dialog. i.softbank.jp mail

Persistent “You got a mail.” dialog. i.softbank.jp mail Sometimes I must press dismiss multiple times before the screen disappears and the lock screen is displayed.
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Apple Mail can't load mails with attachments after transfer

Here is the story. My client wanted to move from his shared hosting email platform to google apps. He wanted also to backup around 60.000 emails. So, I opened the Apple Mail and I've made a local ...
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iPhone 4 with iOS 7.0.6

When I reply to an email (btinternet) on my IPhone sends a message that the recipient receives from "ME", the recipient does not get my email address so does not easily know who the mail is from ! Can ...
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operating address book and calendar OS X 10.9.1

How to deleate a group in the address book. I could before the upgrade. Even before I upgraded system my calendar completely deleated all but birthdays and will not take any appointment. They are ...
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Mail Signature Strange Problem

I have 3 email accounts configured in Mail.app for Mavericks. Account A is Public Gmail. Account B is IMAP. Account C is Corporate Gmail. Created 3 signatures respectively and assigned each account ...
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How can I fix a Mac OS X Mail SMIME issue that's happening after renewing my certificate

I just renewed my SMIME email certificate after the previous one expired. Now any new mail I write in Mail.app simply disappears after I close and reopen Mail.app. They are not deleted (Trash or in ...
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Need a rule to set archived incoming e-mails as read

This question was asked before, but the answer was just to use Mail 6.x with Mountain Lion -- and that's not working for me. The question is: I have a Mail.app rule that copies certain incoming ...
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Mail sometimes repeats bcc addresses from a html mailto: tag

On a page with the following html (for a live example see http://jsfiddle.net/xek43/4/): <a href="mailto:alice%40example.com?bcc=bob%40example.com,cathy%40example.com&Subject=Email"> ...
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Forgot iCloud account security answers. No recovery email set. Reset link doesn't get displayed

I've forgotten my iCloud account security questions' answers. I also haven't set a recovery email, I think, because the link to reset the questions is missing. I can login to my account using my ...
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How to archive email in separate file

I have a pop account, say Yahoo, and I'd like to archive all the email I have on the POP to my Mac. I don't necessarily want to clutter up my main Apple Mail mailbox. What's the best way to do this? ...
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OS X Maverick - my flagged e-mails just went out of the box to the Inbox

I recently upgraded the OS when the free offering of OS 10.9 - Maverick showed up as an update. And fittingly, my computer just had a glitch - it went Maverick. The issue is this: I had about 30 ...
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Why can't I email from certain email accounts?

I have three email addresses, one is a gmx account which I can email from at all times. The other two are held on a server provided by the web designer I use, and are for two seperate businesses, ...
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OS X Mavericks mail downloading multiple copies of email (not Outlook or gmail)

I use inmotion.com hosting for my dog rescue website (sosdogs.org) and they send me email from that site. Since downloading OS X Mavericks, I get the same emails over and over again in Mail.app 7.1. ...
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Missing Outlook 2011 folder

MacBook Air running 10.9.1 Using Outlook 2011 v14.1.4 Not using Exchange, I configured to a Network Solutions email server, pop. I had a subfolder where I was storing emails, sub to the main inbox I ...
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Email messages display wrong sender/photo

Ever since I upgraded to the latest OS on IPad I receive emails (that is ok) and those emails show a "random" sender. I click on edit, and yet another name shows up with a photograph of my brother on ...
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Lion to Mavericks = iMail Fail

Currently have OSX Lion 10.7.5 and everything is hunky dory. I upgraded to Mavericks when it first came out and my iMail for work will NOT accept my pswd. Figured I'd restore to my Lion and ...
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Mail problems handling two different accounts

In Mail I have two different gmail accounts that I use for different purposes. The problem is that sometimes I send a mail with an account, and then the sent email appears in both the accounts boxes. ...
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How to share attachments on Mac OS by other email client?

I want to attach some file to send it by email (clic on file/share/mail. But Mac OS offers only use Mail app. Is it possible to change it for other email client (airmail, mozilla, etc.). Thank you
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Default mail handler in Mavericks (in Preview and other apps)

I recently switched my default mail app to AirMail, and no longer use Mail.app. I allowed Airmail to set itself as the default e-mail client. I notice that in some apps, noticeably Preview and ...
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mail.app with gmail: inbox vs. archive vs. all mail, and duplicates

I've always had some trouble with the difference between 'inbox' and 'all mail' accessing gmail through IMAP in mail.app, but things have gotten worse since Mavericks with this new 'Archive' folder. ...
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Tool for randomized signatures

Is there a tool for randomizing signatures (for 10.8/.9)? I.e. I'd like to maintain a list a signatures (e.g. with different quotes, etc) and swap them randomly or every such-and-such minutes. I'm ...
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Mail 6.6 shows some messages without body text, hangs when text is finally loaded

I have coupled my Gmail account with Mail.app on Mountain Lion. Sometimes I search for old messages, only to find out that the message is there, but without any content. Checking the raw source also ...
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Change iCloud “sender” to “receiver”

My Mailboxes has a sent folder where the name of the person receiving the email is noted first, however iCloud 's sent folder has me as the sender which is correct but it does not allow me to identify ...
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Differentiate Msgs. To Apple Mail Aliases in IOS

Is it possible to easily differentiate email messages sent to your different Apple Mail App Account Aliases on your iOS devices by color, order, etc., as is possible on OSX? Otherwise, everything ...