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Moving mail from 10.6 to 10.8… new computer

I'm setting up a new computer and wanted to get my email contacts from 10.6.8 to 10.8.5 in Apple mail. I exported the mailboxes and I set up the accounts already... but no contacts show up when ...
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AppleScript counts multiple Mail messages

In this AppleScript on Mavericks: tell application "Mail" activate set viewer to the first message viewer set msgList to selected messages of viewer end tell set msgCount to 0 repeat ...
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An iPad using my email address

I received an notice on my iPhone saying, "iPad is now using ####@hotmail.com". This is my email address but I don't have an iPad. What does this mean? Thank you.
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How to create a greylist domain exclusion on 10.7 Lion Mail server?

Having a Mail server running on Mac OS X 10.7.5 (Lion) and having "Junk Mail Filtering" enabled, causes greylisting to kick in on every received message. An example: Dec 23 22:05:45 servername ...
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Emails are automatically marked as read after a few seconds

I have a problem that potentially causes me to miss important email: An incoming message is automatically marked as read after a few seconds. One can watch how a new email is at first unread in the ...
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How to send an email to everyone in the address book?

How can I easily send a BCC to everyone in my address book on OS X? I need to send everyone my new email address.
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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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I want to forward Apple mail to G mail account

I am running OS X Mavericks. I want to forward my apple mail (happens to be verizon.net) to my gmail account. I want to read all mail in gmail. Is this possible?
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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 ...
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Email alerts (dock icon and app sidebar) arent showing up in any more in 10.9

Ive just switched to osx 10.9 and one thing that ive noticed isnt working are mail alerts in the mail.app side bar and dock icon. Ive got several email account all of them gmail - some gmail.com and ...
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Apple Mail Client without “All Mail” folder

For a long time I had Apple Mail connected to my gmail account without without the "All Mail" folder. After adding a second account I noticed that mails sent to myself skip the inbox because I had an ...
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Follow up question to “is there a way to store mail on an external hard drive using apple mail?”

This is a follow up question regarding storing mail on an external drive. I'm running Mountain Lion (10.8.5), and I've been successful in moving ~/Library/Mail and ~/Library/Mail Downloads to my ...
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Mail in Mavericks does not correctly text wrap / no option to view in plain text

This problem has been brought up in the Apple discussion forum, but with no success. It is two related problems that have cropped up in the Mail application in Mavericks (OS X v10.9): First, there is ...
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How can I change the default font size for composing in Sparrow?

I use Sparrow as my email client. Recently, I sent an email with some wacky font sizes. Now every time I compose a message, the default size is too small. Even after I fix it, it reverts to the ...
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How to recover an outgoing message?

Whilst sending a large email that seemed to be stuck in my Mail outbox, I accidentally removed the Exchange account it was sending from the Mail.app account list. The email is now not present in ...
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Content of Hotmail subfolders cannot be seen on iPad

I added hotmail box to build-in mail client of my iPad. The inbox in my Hotmail account has several subfolders. But I cannot see the content of the subfolders on the iPad – only the content of the ...
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How do I open Outlook .msg files on my iPad

I work with a Document Management System that has my Outlook email archive stored as .msg files... which is nice and all, but I can't get my iPad to actually open them up properly. A search through ...
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Old version not transferring

I installed a new hard drive in my MacBook and when plugging in old hard drive to transfer files & apps/progs over, some apple software such as Mail, iCal and safari have a cross through them ...
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How to disable profanity filtering on iOS 7?

Recently upgraded from iOS 5 to 7, and noticed that if I receive an email containing a curse word, it's replaced with "(BLOCK)". Any way to disable this behavior and et back my F bombs?
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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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Script to change mail heading

I often need to change the heading of a received mail item, so that I can find it again in a Mail folder. Easy on Outlook, not in Mail. I found a tip as to how to do it (possibly on this forum): ...
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Mac OS X Server Mail services and Push Notifications to iOS devices

I'm running OS X 10.9 with Server 3.0.1 on a Mac residing on a private subnet sitting behind a router whose WAN port is plugged into a cable modem, hence the ISP is a well known cable internet ...
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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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Default email signing with OS X Mail

I have both a GPG key and an SSL certificate. I am able to sign emails by choosing OpenPGP or S/MIME in the upper right corner of the window: I can then activate the signing by clicking the ...
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Is it possible to add an email account on iPhone on behalf of the user?

The users in our company are going to use their iPhone to access company email via our IMAP server. Users need to create the IMAP/SMTP account manually on the iPhone. Is it possible to automate the ...
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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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Weird logging behavior in Unix mail

I use Unix mail (Berkeley mail, /usr/bin/mail) on my iMac. It has just started behaving in strange ways. If I type ~v, to open an editor, I get [LogLevel VERBOSE] or sometimes [LogLevel DEBUG] and ...
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Mail on OS X: Choose which X.509 certificate to use for signing mails

I've got multiple X.509 certificates from different CA's for different purposes -- for example, one from CAcert.org, and another one from my university. Both have different advantages and ...
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What does System Preferences > iCloud > Mail do?

Suppose I turn on the setting for Mail in the iCloud preferences pane. What does this actually do? I've never turned this on; I have a vague memory that I once did, and that bad/weird things ...
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how can I create a new mail folder?

How do I create a new folder in my mail. I've have gone through every menu option I can see and don't see it.
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Change default mail application without configuring mail.app

I'd like to change my default application for handling mailto: links to be the gmail browser-based client. I'd like to do this without configuring the default mail.app. That means I cannot get to the ...
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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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Good IMAP provider for the Mail app? [closed]

I'd like to give the Mail app a real try, and see what it'd be like moving off of gmail. I have a small company (2 people) and I use its domain name to receive and send all my email. Currently, I use ...
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Mac Mail syncs all folders except inbox when connecting through imap

Problems syncing Hotmail I set up mac mail to sync with my msn.com email address, using IMAP. Now mail synchronises all folders (including spam, sent and my subfolder of inbox...) except the inbox ...
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How to send an email through an outlook.com alias email address on iOS?

Outlook.com (past Live Mail / Hotmail) allows creation of email aliases associated to one main account, which is very convenient. Using Exchange ActiveSync with an iOS device works really well on all ...
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How to analyze/resolve Gmail timeouts in Apple Mail?

I am using Google Apps/Gmail with Apple Mail on OS X Mavericks. For some reason, sending email is extremely slow (minutes to hours) and I constantly get this message: The server returned the ...
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Outlook 2011 Reading pane: wrap the subject text instead of truncating with ellipsis

When viewing a mail with longer subject, in reading pane it shows the subject only in one line and if it exceeds it truncates with ellipsis notation. Is there any way to display the complete subject ...
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Any new recommended settings for Mail and Gmail (post Mavericks update)?

After applying the Mavericks Update for Mail 1.0, I'm still having the same problems: Gmail works great on iPhone/iPad/Gmail.com, but OS X Mail still does not reflect any changes made on other ...
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Mavericks Mail will not save preferences

I have the updated version of Mail, and still having Gmail problems, but one problem at a time here… Currently the headache is that it will not save any preferences: window layout, junk mail filtering ...
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Automate adding email senders to my contacts

A while back I created a cheap 'mailing list' by telling people to email me if they would like my newsletter. This has got really difficult to manage so I'm trying to migrate to mail chimp. Is there ...
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Outlook 2011 Meetings - how to add as an attachment?

I'm trying to get Outlook for Mac to do what Outlook for Windows has done for a long time. I want to create an email, attach a meeting to the email and send it - I don't want just the meeting details ...
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Apple Mail: Save Disk Space or only load some Mails

I have a DiskSpace Problem on my SSD on my Macbook. So my Question is, is there any possibility to download only a few Mails (like on iOS - the first 200 Mails) or does have anybody of you out there a ...
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iPad inbox out of date

I have a work email account that uses Zimbra as the backend server. For my iDevices, I set up this account as an exchange account and everything usually works fine. On my laptop, it's set up as IMAP ...
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S/MIME Self-signed certificate problem on iOS

I am using S/MIME self-signed certificates for email encryption across iOS and OS X. Creating the certificates and installing them (including the CA) worked perfectly. Also using them on OS X worked ...
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How can Mail.app in Mavericks show a messages plain text alternative?

A few days ago I wanted to verify that a simple multipart html/text mail I was about to send would render correctly in different mail clients. Does anyone know how to let Mail.app under Mavericks show ...
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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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Filtering empty emails

How can I filter empty messages? Someone suggested this, but it's not practical, esp for non english languages: How to search for empty emails in Apple mail?
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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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How can I forward email as nice readable attachment?

I'm writing a new email, and in that email I'm referring to a couple of other emails. In Outlook or Thunderbird I used to just drag and drop mails to my new mail and they appeared as attachments. In ...