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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Why does mail popup occasionally?

The mail app in OS X 10.11.1 seems to have a bug which I would really like to fix because it is annoying. Sometimes when the main interface windows is minimized in the dock, it will maximize itself ...
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Can't find Read Mail on iPad3 or Charter

We have an iPad 3 and get our email through the Charter domain (our cable provider) with their SMTP as the outgoing mail server. Recently, our 'read mail' has only been going back to the last week - ...
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stuck because of 'old' inlog name of apple id

I used to have an ipad2, it 'died' about 12 months ago. Last week I bought a new ipad Air2. Meanwhile in past 12 months the login name of my Apple id was changed. Since changing the e-mail address ...
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Automatically select right “From” address in Mail Mac OS X based on history

In Mail for iOS 8+, when you write a new message, the app will automatically select your "From" address based on the history of your conversations with this contact. I would really like to use the ...
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Problem with Comcast Mail on ios9

I cannot send or receive emails since I installed ios9, especially on Comcasr email. Error message states that I cannot get mail. Check settings. I am using the correct username and password. Comcast ...
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Turn off mail notifications when in mail (OS X El Capitan)

Does anyone know of a way to have mail notifications turned off when I'm in my mail client (more specifically, when the Message Viewer Window has focus)? It's rather superfluous to receive a ...
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How do I make iPad Mail go straight to inbox

When I open the Mail app on my Ipad mini 2 (iOS 9.1), it just shows me a message saying "No Message Selected" in the centre of the screen. So then I have to click on the "< Mailboxes" link in the ...
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Pulling contact list from iOS mail

I am currently sending emails through iOS mail to various contacts at different events, and need to be able to pull a list of email addresses from this. Multiple iOS devices with different email ...
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How to stop sending texts to an email address

While my daughter was in Paris after the attacks last week, she was not receiving my texts messages. A red notification popped up next to the text asking if I wanted to send it to her email address ...
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iPhone 4s email and Outlook 2016

When I delete emails on the inbox of my iPhone 4s, the emails on my home PC running Windows 10 and Office 2016 are simultaneously deleted. I want the emails to remain on my computer until I elect to ...
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Macbook Mail takes very long to receive mail

So lately, my Macbook Pro 15" late 2014 has some bugs in the Mail app. It takes hours to receive a mail from anyone. Whereas my phone receives the mail in seconds after it being sent, the Mac takes ...
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Base64 strings in URL

I'm having a problem with Base64 strings in URLs in El Capitan. I'm sending notifications from a web platform to its users. Those emails are plain text and contain links to messages. I have tried ...
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How to send email from OS X command line

Dozens of tutorials followed and nothing works. msmtp doesn't work ("TLS certificate verification failed: unable to get local issuer certificate" (cert installed) postfix doesn't work (no way to ...
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Outlook 2016 - show sent messages in conversation list on the left

I use the conversation view so I can keep track of threads, but it's confusing not seeing my own replies in the list. Is there a way to get it to show my replies by default? I can see my replies if ...
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Cannot add an exchange acount on outlook 2016 for OSX El capitan

I recently install office 2016 on my macbook pro late 2011, osx El capitan I'd like to add my exchange account to the outlook my domaine is @ofsl.ie well I add the email and the password and I click ...
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Create a new Apple ID with the same email [closed]

Due to certain reasons and circumstances, I want to create a new AppleID account (lets call it ID2) using my personal primary email (E1), already used in an existing AppleID (ID1). In the end, if ...
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On-the-fly editing of contact added using Apple Mail

In El Capitan, Apple Mail introduced the "New contact found" feature originally found in iOS. This line appearing at the top of an incoming message offers the possibility to import a new contact ...
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Losing first character of email address after pressing “@”

Many sites ask for your email address (airlines, hotels etc) When I type in my address e.g. "john.smith@abc.com", I type in the "john.smith" but then after I press "@" I lose the first character and ...
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ActiveSync on iPhone keep reload all emails from scratch?

I have a iOS user, her email is connected to company's exchange 2010 server by ActiveSync. For some reason, the emails on her phone keep sycning all items from the date when she created her account. I ...
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Date and address links in emails not resolving

Before I upgraded to 10.10.5, dates/times and physical address were recognized and highlighted by Mail such that I could click on the drop down icon and save them to the Calendar or Contacts, ...
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Is there a way to force mail to ask from which account the email needs to be sent?

I have multiple user accounts under mail and more often than I'd like I send an email from the wrong account. I know it is possible to put a default account, but I would like a way to make me sure I ...
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popout a mac mail window from full screen / split view

I run my mac mail in split view with other programs on a side monitor. Sometimes it would be nice to pop out reply windows and individual emails from full screen / split view so I can bring them to my ...
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Which account is “Downloading Messages” in Mail.app?

Mail.app has an "Activity" floating window. That window has a list of tasks being performed. One typical task is "Downloading Messages". How can I tell which account this task relates to? I have an ...
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Identify which folder on mail server is currently designated by Mail.app as Drafts, Junk, Trash, Sent, Archive

In Mail.app on El Capitan, the Mailbox menu offers the menu item Use this mailbox as. A submenu offers the items Drafts Mailbox, Sent Mailbox, Junk Mailbox, Trash Mailbox, and Archive Mailbox. After ...
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Mail.app suddenly started downloading 24,000 emails?

If I am using Mail in El Capitan, simply deleting a series of old emails why would I suddenly see activity of 24,000 messages downloading? This configuration of email accounts is several weeks old ...
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Looking for OSX Code to send email to Messenger/SMS

As the iPhone can now share Messages with the Mac once it's turned on in Settings, as in one can send and receive Messages through the iPhone from the Mac, is there a way to redirect email from the ...
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How can I open a photo in mail that is missing it's extension?

My security camera sends jpgs that are missing the filename extension ".jpg" Is there any way to view these images on my iPhone?
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Adding Line Break to Email Body Content of Mail.app Message Generated in AppleScript

I'm currently using the below script to send out an email with a specified subject, attachment, and body message: on run argv set theSubject to (item 1 of argv) set theAttachmentFile to (item ...
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Issue w/ outgoing email – Google Apps with alias in iOS Mail.app

I get an error message trying to send an e-mail in iOS' Mail.app – "The connection to the outgoing server smtp.gmail.com failed." I used to send e-mails with my current setup just fine and I can ...
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AppleScript, Mail, & Outgoing Message Visibility

Here's a simple AppleScript for creating and sending messages. tell application id "com.apple.mail" repeat with i from 1 to 5 set newMessage to make new outgoing message at ¬ ...
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Apple-Mail set S/MIME algorithm

Apple-Mail uses DES-EDE3-CBC and SHA1 for new S/MIME-messages. Nowadays, both algorithms are considered as VERY WEAK and probably crackable by security agencies ore even large botnets. Is it somehow ...
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How to install custom POP3 email account manually on El Capitan when “unable to verify account name or password” keeps popping up?

In trying to install a custom POP3 email account to El Capitan Mail, every time I put in the information, I get an error message saying, "Unable to verify account name or password," even though it ...
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Thunderbird mail folders in sidebar

I would like to re-order my 15 accounts with folders that appear in the sidebar in Thunderbird. You can drop and drop folders, but you can't re-arrange accounts. Does anybody know how to do that? ...
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How forward email attachment as new email?

Each day an email is received from a specific sender with a pdf. That pdf then is to be sent as a new email with no history of the previous sender. Any ideas how to do this?
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Is there a way to hide the unread count badge in El Capitan depending on the time of the day?

I know how to turn off the unread count badge for the mail icon using the Notifications preference pane from system preferences but I would like to know if it is possible to have it turned off for ...
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Mail attachement problem

I have a problem with mail application. Using it from OS X when I send mail including an attachment like image, pdf or any oder document and if my recipient reads the mail on windows devices, they ...
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El Capitan Mail Reply Question

At work I am using the latest version on Outlook for Windows and when I reply to an email it open right in the viewing window. Guess it is called "Reading Pane Compose." Is there a way to do that on a ...
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How can I zoom in with Mac Mail on a message I am composing?

I am familiar with the Command+ option to zoom in on text within messages received in Mac Mail. However, this command does not seem to work when composing a message. Is there another zoom ...
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Will stored emails on mail app be lost if I restore from a IPSW

I no longer have access to the mail server to which my email client was connected. I am considering upgrading from iOS 8 to iOS 9.0 using an IPSW (not thorough the normal update which will take me to ...
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Mac Mail Client sending and storing duplicates from Gmail

One of my team members approached me today asking about an issue they're having with their Mac Mail Client and Gmail. I am a Linux user and do not have much experience with Mac, but thought I would ...
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On MacBook Air OS X running El Capitan 10.11.1 lost Preview window in Mail

In Mail, Preview window disappeared. I tried dragging the 'separator' at the bottom as suggested (by and worked for others) but doesn't work for me. I simply can't get my 'preview' window back.
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IOS 9.1 Mail no longer recognises PKI certs for signing and encryption

I have upgraded from an iPhone 4 to an iPhone 6 and my IOS to 9.1. Mail works fine from IMAP seveers, but Mail no longer recognises the PKI certificate I have installed. The certificate is valid and ...
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Precautions to prevent iPhone virus from attachment

In a momentary lapse of sanity, I opened up an attachment (a .pdf) from an unknown email address (the domain doesn't seem to be a website) in the gmail app on my iPhone 5. Realizing that there was a ...
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Since 10.11.1 Mail spends most of the time unable to connect to servers

After years of working smoothly, through many OS updates, including 10.11.0, my Apple Mail client now only succeeds in connecting to servers intermittently since updating to 10.11.1. I'd estimate that ...
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Is there a DKIM handler for OSX 10.11?

I have SPF, and DMARC working, I have the DNS Zone record or public part of DKIM in place and it seems to verify. I need to be able to attach the Private Key to mail now so that it all works together. ...
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Mail Connection Doctor still attempting to access deleted Mail accounts

I was testing some email servers and added several email accounts to my Mac. I deleted these accounts afterwards. Now I have only three base accounts in System Preferences > Internet Accounts: ...
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Does a Contacts Nickname transmit to anyone else; iMessage or email?

iOS 9.0.2 So I asked Siri to call me Sugar Daddy... Hilarious, right? Well I was using the e-mail app this morning, and when looking at a few e-mails I sent last night, I noticed that my name was ...
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Any way to send / receive iMessages from / to email?

I get and send a lot of iMessages every day, but I find it inconvenient to use my iPhone (with its small screen). I was wondering if there was any way to have iMessages be sent as email threads to an ...
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Moving and deleting email messages fails when offline (OS X El capitan)

Since I upgraded to mail in El Capitan I get the following error when I move or delete a message when I'm offline: "An error occurred while moving messages to mailbox" It used to work fine in ...
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Apple Mail App :: “Erase Junk Mail” is greyed out

I'm running OS X El Capitan, and have 3 Gmail accounts signed into it. For some reason, the Erase Junk Mail menu option is greyed out. How can I use this option?