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Sent email does not show attachment icon

Any incoming mail with an attachment is indicated as such with the paperclip icon which is great. However this is not shown on any outgoing mail with an attachment even though this column is ticked ...
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How to share large size images from Photos app via Mail

It used to be possible to email photos from iPhoto in several meaningful sizes: full size, large, medium, small. Those sizes still exist ostensibly, but when selecting "large," the size is nearly ...
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Trying to find file location of Mac Mail Smartboxes so that I can run automatic email archiver

I'm currently working on a MacBook late 2008 with OS X Yosemite 10.10.3. I use Mac Mail for my email. I have created smart mailboxes to collect together emails that relate to a project number. When ...
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Apple Mail 8: How to display mails in plain text?

Is there an option in Apple Mail 8 to have mails displayed in plain text format? I cannot find a setting for it and the classic way to disable it does not seem to work anymore.
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Apple Mail 8 shows welcome screen on every launch

I recently upgraded from Lion to Yosemite. Now using Mail 8.2 the welcome screen shows up with every launch of the program. Dis- and reenabling the IMAP account like proposed here did not fix it. What ...
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Can I use someone's Apple ID Email to Text Them on Their iPad if I Don't Have an iPhone?

Can I send a text to a friend's iPad if I use their email address as their Apple ID? I have an Amazon Fire smartphone. Will the message get to them from my phone?
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iPhone map issue

Every address or location that is mentioned in an email delivered to my phone, or my husband's phone is automatically listed in my maps app. I cannot figure out how to turn this annoying feature off. ...
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How do I reset Mail attachment preferences?

On my dads Macbook I configured via terminal (don't ask how, I forgot) that all attachments should appear as thumbnails. However, somehow they appear as thumbnails, but are thumbnails too. So when you ...
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Send mail from OS X without email account

On linux, I use exim4 to send mail to a public email address. I don't have to authenticate or anything. It pretends its noreply@example.com and sends it to someone@example.com. Is it possible to do ...
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Why doesn't iOS mail delete from my POP server?

I have my iPhone configured to get email from my POP server. I also went into the advanced settings and configured it to 'delete from server' 'when removed from inbox'. Still, I noticed that when I ...
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How do I use Applescript to reply to an email?

Specifically I'm looking for a simple tweak in the Mail app. I have a rule set up to "Reply with text" to certain emails that come in, but one source in particular (Trulia) emails me messages from ...
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Is there a way to email photos from the Yosemite photos app, ideally with layout options?

iPhoto allowed you to email photos from within the app, letting you choose a nice layout (like a birthday card, etc). I can not find any email capability from within Photos; any tips on emailing from ...
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Flagged/Starred Messages not working in Apple Mail

I just setup two accounts in Apple Mail for the first time, and am having absolutely no luck getting Flagged messages to work, in addition the Starred message folders aren't working. I'm using ...
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How to get Mac Mail to show different Gmail addresses in the reply to field?

I have a primary gmail account: me@gmail My employer set up email that forwards to gmail as a different identity: me@mtk.org Me@gmail downloads to my Mail inbox on Mac. I can reply to messages sent ...
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Account Disabled and Information Wrong?

So today I went to buy something on the itunes store, but it said that I had to change my password since the account is pretty old. I did that, then tried to log in again, but it said my password was ...
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Save contacts to Iphone not email

Ok so I got a new iPhone. I added my work exchange account, for whatever reason I decided to sync contacts. Now all my personal contacts show up in my work contacts in outlook on my work computer. ...
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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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OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 Mail keep quitting unexpectedly. This started happening after the last update

I'm just wondering that why Mail keeps quitting after the 10.10.3 update. The mail app worked fine and I never had to quit it, but now it happens occasionally. Sorry I didn't provide those ...
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How to delete all emails from inbox in iPad 8.1.3?

How do you delete all inbox mail messages in iPad iOS 8.1.3? It doesn't support prior move tricks many have posted as a method since it is unresponsive to the Trash target mailbox if you use the 'move ...
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Help with getting mail on my .mac account via Iphone 5

Recently my iPhone stopped receiving email through my mac email account (personal) though my other email account (business) comes through fine. The email comes through to both account with no trouble ...
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Import Mac Thunderbird into Windows Outlook? [on hold]

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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Mail displays different name

Apple Mail displays a different FROM name in the mail list pane, even though in the message pane it shows the correct name. This error is not consistent, that is, it might show one contact name, and ...
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Ways to find messages from blocked contact info

Is there a way, or ways, to retrieve iMessages or text messages sent to me by a number or email address I have blocked on my iPhone 6?
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Doing a “mail merge” from Microsoft Office to send out an individualized email

I have an Excel spreadsheet with the grades of my students. Every so often I'd like to email out their current grades, one email per student, that will only include their last three homework grades or ...
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Turning off Apple's Email alert for my Google Calendar [duplicate]

I am using Google Calendar on Mac's default Calendar application. The problem that I am experiencing is that, if I set an event to have email alert, I will receive three alert emails. One is from ...
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Facetime & Text & Email Hack

Is it possible to hack facetime and text messages from a iphone you do not own. We have the same apple id log in for both facetime and itunes. There are records of facetime calls, text messages and ...
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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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OS X Server - Internal Email for Domain

I run OS X Server 4.x on a Mac Mini. I currently have a domain example.com with Mail services setup and everything is working okay so far. My router has IMAP and SMTP port forwarded to the server. ...
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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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Outlook 2011 cannot delete account

Recently migrated work email to office365, therefore, all of our users have a new account on a new exchange server. Added this without fuss, but upon trying to remove the obsolete account outlook ...
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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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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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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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Mavericks does not delete Gmail emails

I use the built-in Mail.app client to fetch my Google Mail emails using IMAP. If I delete an email in any mailbox except trash using the delete button, Mail.app puts the email in the corresponding ...
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How to BCC email from iPhoto '11

iPhoto '11 has beautiful email templates that make it a great choice for sharing pics with friends. I can't seem find a way to send emails with the recipients in a BCC field, forcing me to break a ...
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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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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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Getting errors when trying to send something using Gmail and Mail 5

I've had a problem for awhile with a Gmail account linked to Mail, which arose last summer after I upgraded to Lion. When I try to send a signed message (signed, in terms of security, not a signature ...
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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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Move mail boxes data to external drive on Mac Mail on Mavericks

I have read, and search one blog to another, one question that seamed what I wanted. I do not want to move the whole Mailbox or configuration to another drive but want to free up some disk space by ...
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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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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

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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Is swipe to archive possible with non-Gmail account in iOS?

Is it possible to configure which folder to put mail in when swiping on a email to archive/delete with a non-Gmail account? My objective with this would be to file email into an archive more easily ...
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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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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 ...