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iOS/Mac OS/Gmail 2-step verification broken

Okay, so I've been struggling with this conflict for days now, and I can't figure out how to fix it. Something happened with the way iOS, Mac OS, and GMail has set up 2-step verification and ...
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Can I use our SSL certificate for digital mail signatures?

We have a GoDaddy SSL Certificate that we use on our OS X Server for securing some web sites and the Mail Service running on it. Our company website FQDN is one of the 5 named on that certificate but ...
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How to attach an image directly inside iOS Mail app while writing an e-mail?

When I want to send an image from my iPhone 4s, the workflow is easy. I go to Pictures, I pick the target image and then I click on the "share" icon in bottom left corner. Then of course I can add ...
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Mail has suddenly stopped downloading new messages

I'm running Mail 8.2(2102) on Yosemite 10.10.4 on a late 2012 Mac Mini. A few days ago, Mail suddenly stopped downloading new messages. I can see in the Mail Activity window at the lower left of the ...
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Recipienst list under iCloud mail

How do I stop iCloud from auto saving recipients as Name 1 & Name 2 & Name 3, etc? These multiple "&" email groups are a pain in the butt because the next time you type a recipient, ALL ...
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I am still receiving emails on an old Apple ID address

How can I stop receiving emails on an old Apple ID which I have amended in my account and is no longer showing there?
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SMIME cannot assigned in iOS

I can send encrypted and signed e-mails from Thunderbird and Outlook eMail Client. I can also decrypt and verify the emails. The problem is that on iOS I can't enable assign my certificates. In ...
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Legit email is consistently going to junk folder despite NOT being marked as junk

I've had this problem for years, all the way back to Lion at least. I consistently have various emails coming into Apple Mail, that get moved to the junk folder. These emails are not marked as Junk, ...
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iPhone: Is it possible to rename the extension of a file?

I have an iPhone 5. I am new to this world. Example file: MyFile.zip.jpg ... must be renamed to: MyFile.zip ... or, if not possible or feasible, this file : MyFile.jpg ... must be renamed ...
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Yosemite swoosh missing fix required

Have recently upgraded from Mavericks to Yosemite 10.10.4, and found that Mail's swoosh sound when sending mail is no longer evident. Anyone know how to get it back?
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In Apple Mail, How can I delete a message without moving to the next one, causing the next one to be marked as read?

I typically leave messages as unread if I need to remember to read them later. Also I like to keep my inbox clean, so I delete mail I don't care about saving. When I select a message and press ...
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Iphone 6 email reverts to 1970 [duplicate]

i have an iPhone 6 on ios 8.4. My problem is that the emails keep getting set back to 1970 and are blank this happens every single day and i have to wait hours for it too fully sync again. i have ...
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Iphone 6 email reverts to 1970

i have an iPhone 6 on ios 8.4. My problem is that the emails keep getting set back to 1970 and are blank this happens every single day and i have to wait hours for it too fully sync again. i have ...
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How do I debug “Contacts” app on my iPad

my contacts appears to be contaminated as my email contacts are receiving emails with links from me which, in fact, I've not sent. How can I fix this please? I don't think I can delete the app as I ...
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Use @domain.de in iCloud Mail for rule

I would like to create rules in iCloud on website www.icloud.com/mail/. The problem is, the name before domain changes often. How to set the rule for "sender contains"? Is that possible? I'm using the ...
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Mail app won't let me check mail from student email address

My mail app lets me add my student .edu account, but then, when I try to check the box that allows mail to actually receive the emails that my student account does, it says that it can't link because ...
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Mail.app crashes, after Exchange server rebuild

Our Exchange server was rebuilt following a hardware failure and this has resulted in the mailbox ID changing. Mail.app doesn't like this, and crashes as soon as it tries to check for new messages: ...
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Mail.app does not sync Junk folder with Gmail

I am running Mail.app on Yosemite with a few Gmail accounts on IMAP. Everything is syncing just fine, with the exception of the Junk folders: every time I use "Erase junk mail...", the emails are ...
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Forwarding Emails - drag and click multiple addresses in version 10.10.3 for mail 8.2

In a previous of version of email (pre v8.2), if I wanted to forward an email to multiple users I would use the fwd button and my address book would appear. I would then be able to click multiple ...
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Restoring/Forwarding offline emails from Mac Mail

A long time ago I started using Mac Mail instead of my web-based Yahoo email. Then I deleted all my emails from my web-based Yahoo account and kept them on Mac Mail. Now that I've stopped using Mac ...
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Email forwarding - iOS

Someone sent me an email with an image attached. I want to review the image and forward it to someone else. How do I do that?
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Applescript Producing Error when Sending Messages

I have this Applescript code that sends a message to a given contact. However, I get this runtime error: Can’t get «class pres» "a_name@gmail.com" of application "Messages". The important part of ...
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Applescript - AppleEvent handler failed on set properties {visible messages: }

I have the following applescript working under Lion, but it returns this Error: -10000. Mail got an error: AppleEvent handler failed. error under Yosemite. try tell application "Mail" set ...
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Access emails from Time Machine backups of old machine

Killed my old MacBook in November last year, and was able to access everything I needed for the new MacBook Pro using Time Machine, apart from emails. This Time Machine drive now has backups for the ...
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How to send files as attachments, but have inline image in signature (Mail.app)

OS: 10.10.2 Yosimite App: Mail.app I couldn't find an answer, so hopefully there's a way to do this... I would like to have Mail.app send file/photos as attachments (rather than inline) I found a ...
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Mail keeps crashing when clicking on gmail mailbox

since yesterday afternoon my Mail.app keeps crashing when I am clicking on my gmail mailbox. I instantly see the beachball and looking into Activity Monitor it tells me that Mail.app uses 100% CPU ...
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Swipe to Archive instead of Delete in Mail.app on El Capitan

OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) introduces the ability to swipe left on conversations in Mail.app in order to send them to trash: However, judging from the available settings, it does not seem to be ...
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Can I backup or mirror an IMAP mailbox on Mac OS X?

What is the easiest way to create a dump of an IMAP mailbox on a local drive using Mac OS X? I would prefer a tool that can mirror an IMAP mailbox's structure to something that creates a massive ...
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Yosemite Macbook air email

I've ad my mac for almost a year, and everything works fantastic. But the past few days, I can't shut down my computer because my mail app won't close, or even open. I've had to use my phone or go on ...
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Mail.app create group from mail distribution list

I have a follow-on question from this one I have a message that I've sent to ~20 people. Is there a way to take that list of people and make a contact group from them? Thanks!
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OSX Yosemite: no menu for Thunderbird 39 preferences. Is it a bug?

On my new laptop with Yosemite, I migrated over my Thunderbird 38 app and its profile, with no visible problems. The Preferences menu item below the "Thunderbird" item on the main menu is now missing. ...
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iPhone mail doesn't show email address anymore

I used to be able to click the name of the sender or the recipient and it brings up the contact information with the sender/recipient's email address highlighted in blue if I have multiple email ...
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Homebrew mutt(1) file permission weirdness

I just installed mutt ('brew install mutt') running as myself (uid=501(john)), no sudo. It seems to have worked, but now I've got a couple of weird permission problems. When I run mutt, email ...
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New email going into junk mail folder

My iPad has suddenly stopped importing emails into my inbox and instead is sending them straight into my junk folder.
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How get email account settings from my Macbook Air onto my iPhone 5s?

I need to get the email account settings from my Macbook Air on to my iPhone 5s. It was working perfectly until I got a new iPhone 5s. I backed everything up, but my email account for work is not ...
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Completely disable autocomplete in Mac Mail

I use mail 8.2 on OS X 10.10. Due to new corporate policy at my office, no autocompletion is allowed in e-mail clients (except maybe for address fetching from the corporate address book via exchange: ...
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Backup MX record with same public IP?

I have two Mac Mini's - both provide redundant DNS and Open Directory services. I want to use Mail service so that everything is integrated with my user accounts. Unfortunately I only have one public ...
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Export / Backup emails on iPad (Locally only)

My email was hacked. The hacker deleted all the emails on the server and are unrecoverable. I have the emails still sitting on my iPad which was originally connected through IMAP. I need to get these ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2011 for MAC, could not send email?

I am getting "Mail Delivery Failed" messages for some of the emails sent. As I am replying an email, I am sure that there isn't any misspelling on the recipient's email address. A typical message ...
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How can I download e-mails w/ Mozilla Thunderbird onto my hard drive & upload to new server?

My family's company is moving from an old, washed up server to a new cloud server with a different web hosting company. I need to download emails from the current web host's server for 14 email boxes ...
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'Mail can't connect to the account' keeps appearing

So I've configured my mail using a profile. I have setup 3 mail accounts, but each time I launch Mail, it asks me for the passwords of all those accounts. The first time I thought: maybe that's a bug ...
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Mail: Select SMTP server automatically on addressee

I have two SMTP servers configured in Mail. One for school, and one for my private email. I would like that Mail automatically picks the one for school if I'm sending an email to someone of my school. ...
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Can't open email attachments sent from Windows

Why does a PDF attachment on an email from a PC end up as a file named winmail.dat when it arrives on my MacBook Pro?
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Mac Outlook 15.11 2015 “connection to the server failed or was dropped” (Error # -3253)

In Outlook 15.11 2015 on Mavericks, I am constantly getting a "connection to the server failed or was dropped (Error # -3253)" for my pop accounts when I send/receive. I can send mail, but not receive ...
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Why does opening Mac Mail show a preview pane not the whole email?

On my MacBook OS X 10.10.3 when I used to open Mac Mail it would just display the entire message and there was more flexibility to deal with this or other messages. Now it seems to load a preview ...
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ios8 cannot send email

After iOS upgrades and updates, I was still able to receive emails fine but could not send them. How can I fix this?
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A junk mail that don't want to be deleted

I got a strage behaviour on my Mail.app: In my Junk mail folder I see an email of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) coming from this email address: phuonghm@baria.baria-vungtau.gov.vn It's ...
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Send emails automatically to a list of contacts with specific attachment

I have the task of sending a standard email to a list of people. The hard part is that each email has a specific foto attached. My list is like this: John Snow, john@winterfell.com, johnSnow.jpg ...
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Moving mail from PC to Mac

I've got one PC with a very large amount of old mail that I need on my new computer which is a Mac. PC is running windows 7, Mac is a Powerbook and both the systems are running thunderbird. I ...
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How do you get a clickable path to a file or folder?

I already saw a lot of questions and answers about how to copy the path of a file or folder using Automator. I personally like to use the copy option under the action menu on top of your finder ...