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How to create an account in Mail app?

I just purchased a MacBook Pro and the Mail app will not let me enable a Gmail account. Whenever I type in my email info and password and click Enter, it just erases and nothing happens. How can I add ...
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Mail in OS X and iOS not able to keep Junk messages in the folder

Probably 3 or 4 times now I've gotten some spam that made it through the various filters and into my inbox. I then mark it as junk using either built in mail application on my Mac or iPhone, and the ...
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Apple Mail keeps crashing frequently after RAM problem

Update: while waiting for a response I managed to solve the matter, first by running mail from a different account (it worked flawlessly); and second by running Onyx - it has the feature of rebuilding ...
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MAIL attachments turn to zero kb

i have configured my Google APP email account on my new MACbook Pro (OS x 10.9.4). it was working fine for couple of days but now any attachment that i try to save it get save with ZERO size. ...
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Email body disappears on Outlook and OWA, if you open the email first on iPhone

I have some users which have very strange problem. If they open an email first on their mobile phones (any iOS device), email body is not displayed in outlook or in OWA, they only see the ...
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How can I stop loading external images in OS X Mail?

I get a ton of spam every day and it makes me crazy that to mark it a spam or delete it I have to select the email, which opens it and loads all its images. We all know spam emails contain distant ...
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Import Mac Thunderbird into Windows Outlook?

I have exported all my data out of Mac Thunderbird, all the emails, contact list and address book entries, as for now I am ketting go off my mac book pro. I have got a new windows laptop that have ...
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Trying to move a mail message to folder, but it doesn't move

I'm trying to move many mail messages to subfolders and they won't move. They moved before—what's going wrong?
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Inbox by Gmail - making a small application

Now, I know some of us hate Google, but they have come up with a really good service at Inbox. I find it very easy to manage email that way and have been using it on my Windows PC as a chrome ...
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How to export all emails from a mailbox in Apple Mail

I'm trying to export all emails from an account I have setup and mapped to Apple mail on my computer. There are 1200 emails. The account is no longer active so i'm trying to export all the emails in ...
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How to remove highlighting from emails in Mail?

I created a rule that applies a mint green color to a lot of emails in my mailbox. I no longer want that color on those emails and I do not see a way to remove this highlighting for even a single ...
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how to have new email notification while apple Mail.app is close in mac?

In OS X when Calendar.app is close i get notification about events, how can i have this feature in Mail.app? while Mail is closing i can get new email notification.
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Yosemite Mac Mail viewer window vanishes if I exit full screen view? [closed]

Why on the Yosemite Mac Mail does the viewer window vanish if I exit full screen view?
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Stop Mail Changing Port for E-Mail Account

I'm having an annoying problem with Mail on Yosemite, which I didn't notice on earlier versions. Basically if I suffer a connection issue with my ISP's mail service (which does sometimes become slow ...
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Mechanism to sync mail accounts between Mac and iPhone

Is there a way for me to create an account using my Mac's Mail app and have the account sync over to my iPhone or vice versa? I have iCloud setup on both my Mac and iPhone, but I don't see the ...
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What are the default locations for mailbox storage for Apple Mail?

I'm trying to sort out my ~/Library/Mail folder. I access some emails outside of the Mail client, so I need to know where emails wind up, and it seems to have changed a bit with gmail in particular. ...
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Does the Mail app store the email on the storage drive?

I bought a new Macbook pro the other day and I set up my mail account on it. It started syncing mail from about two years ago. I was worried that it might be storing mails on the storage disk and ...
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Someone else registered my e-mail as their Apple ID

Someone has opened an account with an Apple ID in a domain that I own. I did not open it. I am absolutely sure I did not. It is {my name}@{my surname}.com. So needless to say, I want the Apple ID ...
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Limiting Retained Emails

Is there any way to set a limit so that thousands of emails aren't downloaded from my email server and stored as copies on my iPad Air running 8.12? Early version of ios for my old iPad allowed me to ...
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OS X SMTP issue - Unable to send email (gmail)

I have installed OS Yosemite 10.10.1 a couple of months ago. Everything was ok especially with mail. However a couple of days ago it just stopped to sending emails with no apparent reason since none ...
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Mail app on OS X 10.10 goes blank with Office 365 Account after displaying for a minute

I am having an issue viewing email on Office 365 with Mail app. After clicking on the Office 365 mailbox to read the emails the message list goes blank after about a minute, I then have to click on ...
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Cannot add gmail account to iOS

I just had a major hack and had to change password. Apple mail will not accept my new password with Gmail, so I cannot add that mail account.
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Push service no longer working for my iPad in iOS8

I recently upgraded my iPad to iOS 8 and since yesterday my emails aren't pushed through to my Yahoo account anymore even though "push" is enabled. When accessing Yahoo via the web rather than via ...
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Hide contact's name when sending an email

I am using somewhat "unofficial" names for people I work with in my Address Book. Basically, I add an emoji after the first name to help me recognize the contact faster (extremely helpful on the ...
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Exchange account in Mail has wrong username, but is not editable

I recently set up a new iMac running Yosemite (10.10.1). After I signed into my iCloud account, my mail/calendar/contacts accounts were set up for me; so far so good. The problem is that in Mail.app ...
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Apple OS X Yosemite Email Viewing Preferences

Previous versions of OS X had a dropdown menu under Viewing in Mail Preferences that allowed you to choose the type of heading or no heading at all when viewing an email. The drop down menu is still ...
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When I reply-all on iPhone, how can I ensure it keeps folks on the To and cc lines?

I’m using the latest iPhone OS (I believe 8.1.2). When using an Exchange account, sometimes I get mail with multiple people on the “To:” line, and others on the “CC:” line. When I reply all in the ...
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Desktop Mac OSX b10.9, MAIL PROGRAM

When I attach a document to my email, it can come out as an icon, or sometimes as a printed document. Can I control this?
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IOS 8.1.3 - Return to Inbox After Deleting

After deleting an open e-mail, is there a way to return to the inbox by default instead of opening the next e-mail in the list?
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Edit the descriptive name of an email address displayed in Mail

When entering an email address into the To: field of Mail, usually the full name of the recipient is displayed instead of the actual address. When entering my own address, however, I get the ...
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Use only SMTP server without a mailbox

In Mail.app I have several mail addresses and incoming mail to some addresses is already being forwarded to my primary mail address. I don't want to have an inbox for these secondary emails (I've got ...
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copy address from email search window

I often have to find email addresses using the 'search' window in OSX mail. The search function will frequently find an address for someone, and show it in the popup window below the search window. ...
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Sending a html email without white left margin

I need a help about HTML email. Recently I have tried to make a html email to someone as my project thing. I've made up a html template and got image files from a designer. So all I need to do is ...
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iPhone - add email account just for sending

I have several email accounts that I just use for sending mail, not receiving (received mail gets forwarded to other addresses). I would like to be able to send from these address on my iPhone. When ...
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Mail.app rule works only partially

I have this Mail rule: The Move Message works great and all messages that fits the rules has been moved to the selected folder. The issue here, is the Mark as Read part of the rule does not work. ...
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Mail corruption in iPad

My mail in iPad is acting terrible. Many mails seem to have their contents and the header (sender, cc and subject) mixed up, contents from one mail have the headers from another mail. How do I fix ...
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How can I retrieve Mail messages from an earlier Time Machine backup?

I'm using a newer external drive for Time Machine backups for the last year, but the mail messages I'm looking for aren't on it. Some of my old emails never correctly migrated to my new MacBook last ...
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Badges don't show for mail in sub folders

I've just bought a new iMac with Yosemite and set up my mailboxes with rules for sorting incoming mail. The rules work fine but no badges are shown for any mail sorted into subfolders. Badges only ...
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Moving emails from inbox to separate mailboxes

I have been moving received emails from the inbox to separate mailboxes (NOT smart mailboxes), by clicking on the email in the inbox and moving the cursor to the specific mailbox and dropping the ...
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iPhone 5 sending messages through email

My text messages are sending through email and when I talked to others and looked it up I had to just select my phone number instead of the email address under send/receive in messages; however, my ...
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Missing toolbar for New Message window in Mail.app

I no longer have the toolbar at the top of New Message (The one with buttons for Send, Add Attachments..). It is only missing in New Message, if I for example reply to a message, the toolbar is ...
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Find my iPhone no longer emails me

How can I recieve an email from the Find my iPhone app when my device is being located? About a year ago it would send a message to my email but no it doesn't.
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Outlook for Mac 2011 - when searching all folders for messages, how do I find the folder hierarchy of resulting e-mails?

I store messages in folders and subfolders, e.g. /foo/bar /bar/bar /baz/bar When I search for messages and one is found in one of the above folders, the Folder column of the reading pane shows ...
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How to tell Mac Mail that a sender isn't spam?

I have a business colleauge that my mail prgramme thinks is sending junk mail. I have added them to my contacts. I also set up a rule that any email from that address go into my inbox, but neither of ...
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Receiving spam from myself

For the last few weeks, I keep getting the same spam message sent by my iCloud account to my iCloud account. I'm not seeing any other weird behavior in my iCloud. I did change my linked email to a ...
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My Yahoo Mail does not receive new mail

My Yahoo Mail does not receive new mail. It sends, but no new mail arrives. I cannot update Yahoo Mail app, as I am using the latest version. Can I delete the mail app and reinstall it without messing ...
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Restore emails with Time Machine

How do you restore emails from a Time Machine backup? I am uncertain of how to use Time Machine back up to restore emails from my Google folders.
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How to make the Mail button on an iPad to sync to Gmail?

We use Gmail exclusively on an iPad. I want to either sync iOS Mail with Gmail or stop it from running (prefer the sync option). The iOS Mail on the doc just keeps adding mail. It never marks it read ...
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iPhone exchange email time zone

I have an employee that travels often across time zones. When he lands and his phone tries to connect to our Exchange server, his account is being locked out and I believe it is because of the time ...
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Older Iphone, Older IOS

I have an older iPhone 4S. My problem is that id like to delete some old emails but it doesn't give me the option. I can delete newer emails. It runs through exchange. What can I do to allow my self ...