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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How do you edit someone's iCloud contacts with a different iCloud account/e-mail address?

Okay, so I've been searching far and wide to figure out how to do the following: I need to edit my boss' iCloud contacts. Usually I log into her iCloud but she does not want me to do that anymore ...
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El Capitan Outgoing Mail server problems

Just upgraded to El Capitan on my Mac mini. Mail has a problem though I have multiple mail accounts set-up The outgoing SMTP smtp server for all accounts is NONE If I assign one from the drop list ...
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Mail App won't open since installing El Capitan. Help? [duplicate]

Been on phone twice with apple support and still no luck. We've done everything from tying to isolate the mail account, turning off wifi, to reinstalling the software. I have no items in bundles ...
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Can't access old iTunes purchases after changing email address

I made my account around 2006, and have changed my email address a couple of times. Now I can't download past purchases or even listen to the songs I purchased without my iPad prompting me to enter my ...
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Mail App timing out and having trouble getting and sending mail

I'm using El Capitan now...but this problem existed with Yosemite too. I keep getting error messages that say either could not connect to server or the server returned the error: Connections to the ...
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Adding Bounce Message back to Mail in El Capitan

I had this bounce back feature set up in my email with this code: on run {input, parameters} tell application "Mail" repeat with eachMessage in input bounce eachMessage ...
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Merging two email accounts in El Capitan

After the upgrade, El Capitan duplicated my Gmail account, which is now both as POP and IMAP (that is because I set up my Google Internet account in Yosemite, but I never set up the IMAP account in ...
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Mail app is multiplying mails when saving them

When I'm writing an email with Mail, the email is going to be saved automatically each "X" minutes. The thing is, it is saved in my Archives folder every times it gets automatically saved ; that means ...
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Extending searching into the archives folder in Mail.app

When I'm doing a search into my mailbox, Mail is not looking into the archives folder, and that is pretty annoying. I checked "Look into every folder" into the preferences, but it doesn't change ...
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How to Save all photos together from e-mail when using Inbox app?

I am using iPhone 6+ with iOS 9 version. Have installed 'Inbox' (by G-mail, not the old G-mail app). Is there any way to save all of the pictures from an email, no matter how long it take to ...
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How can I report spam about my Apple ID

I received a spam email that pretends that I have to validate my Apple ID account information. Our automated system was recently unable to validate your details and therefor we require you to ...
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Stolen Mac ghost accounts

I had my MacBookAir stolen a few weeks ago, and I currently have a weird, annoying issue. An email account that does't exist anymore keeps being re-added from that Mac, while that Mac is very ...
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Upgrade to Yosemite deleted old email messages

Encountered this odd issue where an upgrade to Yosemite deleted email messages older than 2 October 2015. Does anyone here know why this would happen and if there's a way of recovering them?
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iphone 6S and defunct Icloud email

I HAVE CHANGED MY Apple account email and password, but on my IPhone 6s is asking me to verify my password for an old email in the ICloud and I can't find a way to change the email on the Icloud in ...
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After closing a new message window in Mail the app crashes

Mail opens with a new message window. Closing it shuts it down mail unexpectedly with this code: Process: Mail [918] Path: /Applications/Mail.app/Contents/MacOS/Mail ...
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Why is Gmail being delayed one week?

It is just as weird as it sounds. I'm using the default mail app on my iPhone 6 with iOS 8.4.1. Ever since I have it, my mail has been showing up one week late. To be specific, I only get my mail at ...
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Mac User connecting to Exchange Server

I am a longtime mac user, and the world of Microsoft Exchange is totally foreign to me. At my school I have an account on an exchange server where I have a few years' worth of email threads... As my ...
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Reply from same address as mail was sent to in Mail.app

I have a single Gmail account that receives mails via forwards from 2 other addresses. The Gmail web UI allows me to reply with the address it was received on. Is it possible to set up Apple's ...
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iPhone mail using 700Mb with no accounts

While trying to clear up space on my iPhone, I deleted all email accounts, as Mail was using well over 700Mb. I was expecting this to also clean up the excessive space being used by Mail, but it ...
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Mac Mail: Replying from “Redirected-to” address

I'm phasing out a couple email accounts on one domain (call it "olddomain.com"), and replacing them with news ones on a different domain (call it "newdomain.com"). To make the transition easier, I'm ...
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User account on iMac won't allow applications to open

When my friend logs into his user account and tries to open the Mail App, he just gets the spinning ball and it won't open. Safari and other apps will open, but they take forever. When his wife or ...
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Can't Change My Apple Mail From Full Screen to Normal Size

All of a sudden, the page I use to compose an email has gone full screen and I don't know how to change it back to "normal" size. Please help. Thanks.
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Mail - Subfolders on own IMAP-Server are all shown under INBOX

I've got a problem with my folders within the mail app. As you can see, I've got three accounts: an exchange server my iCloud server an own imap server The problem with the IMAP server is, that ...
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VIPs in Mail haven't worked since the first El Capitan public beta

All of my email accounts seem to be working just fine, and in the main inboxes, emails from VIPs are marked with stars next to the senders' names as usual. The issue is that all of the VIP-specific ...
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My Macbook Pro won't let me open the mail application. How do I fix this?

Every time I try to open my mailbox it comes up with the option only for me to quit or quit and rebuild mailboxes. Ive tried both options and neither will change anything.
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iPad email: How to select all messages after filtering?

I am trying to help my friend remove messages she no longer needs from her yahoo mail using her iPad. I have successfully figured out how to search for all messages from a particular sender. I have ...
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How to accommodate changed yahoo mail password on iPad?

My friend has an iPad. I have never used an iPad, but am trying to help her set things up better -- so it's definitely a case of the blind leading the blind. My friend reads her yahoo mail on her ...
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How to change email settings on iPad so as not to show images by default

My friend has an iPad. I have never used an iPad, but am trying to help her set things up better -- so it's clearly a case of the blind leading the blind. In my own email (a gmail account, which I ...
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How can I adjust the amount of emails showed in Notification center?

In iOS9's Notification Center, I have hundreds and hundreds of emails listed all the way back to 3 days ago. I tried to find a limitation in the "Notifications" Settings page, Ideally to restrict the ...
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Problem accessing me.com email

I seem to remember I registered for a me.com account. How do I access it as I am awaiting an email on this account and don't know how to access it. I generally use a gmail account and I have an ...
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My email is gone and my daughters is there instead

My daughter used my phone for a day and now her email address is on my phone and mine has vanished. How do I get mine back?
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Managing group email list spam with Apple Mail

I'm have an email address, tim@personal-email.com, that is getting cc'd as part of a group email, includes-me@group-list.com. When people cc includes-me@group-list.com, I get emailed. Is there a way ...
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Family sharing email question

I set up my son who is under 13 on Family Sharing with his own Apple ID and @iclud address. When he uses email on his iPad it comes from my (parent) account even though it shows his iCloud email ...
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Email retrieval

I have emails backed up from outlook 2011 on my iMac on time machine, outlook is no longer working every time I rebuild it says successful but not able to retrieve emails from 3 weeks ago. I've given ...
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Why is a rule applied to a message in Mail?

In Mail v.7.3 (1878.6), messages from a sender appear with a Rule applied to them (background is blue) but I did not create a Rule for that sender's messages. The Rule matches one I created for ...
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Need an Applescript to handle specific incoming mail.

Here's what I'd like the Applescript to do: upon receiving an email (I'm using Apple Mail) from a specific address, I'd like, firstly, that email to be deleted (not just moved to trash), and secondly, ...
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How to get Apple Mail badge (n. of unread messages) from script?

I'd like to know in a (applescript|bash|python|whatever) script, running on my Yosemite OS X, the sum of unread messages in all accounts of the Apple Mail application - in other words, the same number ...
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Wrong name on Mail app

I'm using Yosemite and I've added my Google account to my Internet Accounts and when I receive emails to that account the name is displayed as Holidays in New Zealand. This is somehow funny and wrong. ...
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How to send emails programmatically using scripting bridge if sandboxing is enabled

How to send emails using mail scripting bridge after enabling sandboxing. I am able to send mail before enabling sandboxing but failing after enabling it. As per my understanding, user permission is ...
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yosemite mail remove self from cc list

When I select "Reply All" using Apple Mail my email address automatically gets added back in the original field it appeared in the original message; i.e. if I was CC'd on an email, my address will ...
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Inexplicable change of email address

I found an email in my sent mailbox which had gone to a completely different and unrelated address from the one I'd entered by tapping the reply button on the original email I was answering I hadn't ...
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Issue with usernames for Outlook 2016

We've being testing Outlook 2016 for Mac recently and I have ran into an issue relating to authenticating with Exchange mailboxes. If I store all of the logon details into the mail profile it will ...
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deleting emails on both my laptop and iphone

I have an outlook exchange account that I use on my MacBook Pro and it is synched with my iPhone. Until the newest update, when I delete a message on my laptop it also deleted it on my phone but ...
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My Macbook keeps getting hung-up when signing into mail

This problem is relatively new. I am running Yosemite with all updates completed. Each day for the past week I get an (!) in a triangle near one or more of my mail accounts (gmail usually or any that ...
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Apple's “Mail” does not show when opened

I just upgraded to Yosemite and opened my "Mail" programme, and at first everything worked fine but when i closed it and wanted to open it again at a later time the app tells me its open (by showing ...
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iMac OSX 10.9.5 - Mail spelling and formatting assistance

is there a possibility to have word suggestions and automatic capital letters at start of sentence when writing emails in Mail?
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Manipulating messages in Outlook 2011 from on IMAP account with applescript

I am currently using a great applescript that deletes duplicate messages from whatever currently selected folder. I use it mostly on IMAP folders to avoid downloading duplicate messages to POP ...
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How can I have iCal email me reminders

I have heard of people getting email reminders from iCal, but I can't figure out how to do it. So the obvious question is: How do I have iCal email me reminders? As I see now that was removed. In ...
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where to find the verification email after you make an apple id on mac

I have setup an a new mail account on iCloud. After creating new account I was asked to 'click on the verification mail sent to verify your email', but they don't let me open my email unless I verify ...
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Send an email… can't reply/FWD or send another new email w/o close/reopen Mail

Every time I send an email, I can not reply or FWD or start another new email without closing and reopening Mail. This has been going on for some time. I kept thinking it would be fixed with the next ...