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How to overcome: An error occurred while moving messages to mailbox “(null)”

I have searched high and low for a solution to this error on El Capitan but only one of them works: Mail - Preferences - mailbox behaviour - email address - uptick "store deleted messages on the ...
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Junk mail filter for iPhone via imap

I have: Mac Book Pro running OS X 10.10.2 iPhone 6 Plus running iOS 8.1.3 On my computer I run Mail, which checks the email every 1 min. On my iPhone it runs every 15 mins. So most of the time, ...
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Mail.app @hotmail.com Exchange

Is it possible (in any way!) to enable my @live.nl, @outlook.com, @hotmail.com accounts through Exchange, into the stock Mail application? I'm willing to buy Office 365 for one account (and remove the ...
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How to force Mail.app to ask for Gmail password?

I recently changed my Gmail account's password. The account in Mail.app is offline as expected ("Login Failed"), but there seems no way to input the new password: There is no password input field in ...
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Copy-pasting text from MS Word to Mac Mail does not preserve formatting

A letter I've composed and formatted in Microsoft Word 12 point type does not retain the 8 1/2 x 11 letter format once copied and pasted into Mail. Instead, the type looks to be 6 point and stretches ...
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Mail Failing to Send SMTP Password

Very frustrating issue started yesterday with Mail suddenly deciding that it's not going to send my SMTP password to my outgoing mail server. Nothing else has changed, it just suddenly isn't working. ...
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Use not-iCloud Apple ID mail address on Mail app

So I'm using an iCloud account registered with a Hotmail address and I wish to use it as mail account for my Hotmail account on the Mail app? I know that I can solve it creating two different account, ...
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iOS 8.1 Iphone 6 Mail Client can't open links using Chrome

The default mail client can't seem to open email links using chrome at all. I have deactivated safari. Is this a glitch? Should I stop using the default client? Thanks.
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Create new @me.com mail account

Every articles/answers I found are dated around or prior 2012. So I'd like to know: is there any tested way to create a new @me.com mail account right now?
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I need an application to read aloud any emails that come into a specific email address

I want a sort of audio server which sits in background (running on OS X, not iOS) and whenever an email arrives at a specific address, it reads it aloud. Ideally there would be also an option to ...
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On MacBook Air OS X running El Capitan 10.11.1 lost Preview window in Mail

In Mail, Preview window disappeared. I tried dragging the 'separator' at the bottom as suggested (by and worked for others) but doesn't work for me. I simply can't get my 'preview' window back.
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Converting .VCF to .CSV

I'm trying to get a group of contacts from BusyContacts to MailChimp. I have exported the group as a VCF file. Now I need to convert that VCF file to CSV. When I open my VCF file in a text editor, ...
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Problem with not existing email address on iCloud [duplicate]

So I've put an incorrect email address on iCloud, which does not exist. Now I cannot log out because I have no password and I cannot even turn off Find My Phone without it.
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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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Fix IOS 8.1 Mail Threading to match osx

I noticed, after updating I believe, that the inbox of the mail app in IOS 8.1 only lists emails coming in, so making out the back and forth conversation that often replies turn into is impossible. ...
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Mail will not sign emails with S/MIME cert

[iPhone 6, iOS 9.2.1] I am trying to get emails sent from Mail in iOS to be signed with my S/MIME public key, but I have not been successful at all. I have tried 2 different certs, one from Comodo ...
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iOS S/MIME Signing Issues

When I try to send an email using an installed S/MIME certificate on iOS, I get an alert that says: Unable to Sign: You can't send signed messages because a signing identity for the address could ...
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reset password for mobile me account

My standard mail account is me.com for many years, alias is iCloud.com. Since some days I am asked for a password when I try to open my me.com account on my macbook. The me.com account works without ...
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Is there a way to preserve the formatting of inline images in emails in Outlook for Mac?

At my office, most users are PC based. However, a few teams have Macs. The standard email tool is Outlook, and the Mac users have Outlook for Mac. When someone sends me an email that has images ...
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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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Search for emails from not a particular user or subject in Apple Mail

I am using Apples's Mail application for a while. I know that to search for mails from a particular user, I need to use from: abc@gmail.com But I need to search for emails that are not from a ...
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Mail.app crashes after update to El Capitan OS

Apple Mail app crashes for me nonstop after I updated to El Capitan. Every time just a one or two right after opening. I started to have this problem right after I installed El Capitan to clean HD ...
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The wrong name appears attached to my email. Somehow Mail thinks my email belongs to a different name

The wrong name appears attached to my email. It is not on my vCard - I have checked. I have deleted the card of the person who's name is used. I have checked "Previous recipients" and he does not ...
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Is there a way to either save/copy/or email an entire iMessage conversation?

Is there a one (or a simple) step process to either email myself, or cut/copy, an entire (like year long) iMessage conversation without having to buy an app/software or to go through and keep marking ...
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Apple Mail prints tiny fonts after Maverick upgrade

After installing Mavericks on my MacBook Pro 13 (non-Retina) and on my Mac Mini, a printed message from Mail appears in tiny font. This is independent of the printer (tried on Hp and on Epson). After ...
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How can you access Apple Mail from Apple script?

I want to archive old emails ( say, older then 7 days ) from my inbox automatically with an applescript scheduled via cron. To be honest, I am open to other Apple-friendly languages such as Swift or ...
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I can't remember my iTunes password and the email it's tied to is no longer active

I have been trying for months to log into my iTunes account on my iPad but my usual choices of passwords are not working. When choosing "forgot my password" it wants to email me at an old Verizon.net ...
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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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Apple Mail freezes or crashes during IMAP sync with gmail

I have this problem that bothers me a few weeks now. In my Apple Mail on MacBook Pro I have 4 Mailboxes. One of them is Gmail synced via IMAP. When I open the app everything works fine for about an ...
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“Email already in use” Apple ID error message. How can I set it up?

A little over month ago I received an email from the Russian Apple website, asking me to confirm my email to complete the registration of my Apple ID. I am thinking someone possibly used my email by ...
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Apple mail unable to reply or close windows

Whenever I try to reply (or reply all) to any email through the mail app, an empty new message window opens that I can type in but all the buttons (send, attach etc.) are greyed out and I cannot close ...
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Is there a .eml email file viewer that can also save attachments?

I'm looking for a free .eml file viewer to just read email files and for extracting attachments. I don't want to use Mail.app as it requires account setup - when I click on a .eml file Mail.app opens ...
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Apple Mail App :: “Erase Junk Mail” is greyed out

I'm running OS X El Capitan, and have 3 Gmail accounts signed into it. For some reason, the Erase Junk Mail menu option is greyed out. How can I use this option?
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Since 10.11.1 Mail spends most of the time unable to connect to servers

After years of working smoothly, through many OS updates, including 10.11.0, my Apple Mail client now only succeeds in connecting to servers intermittently since updating to 10.11.1. I'd estimate that ...
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How to Sync Gmail's “Other” Contacts with OS X Yosemite (Mail.app and Contacts) and iOS Mail

I'm trying to get Mail.app on OS X Yosemite to autocomplete contacts on my Gmail "Other" group - i.e. the contacts google creates for you once you've sent them an email. I have a Google "Internet ...
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Data use for email to multiple recipients

Does sending a large email message to multiple recipients use more data than sending the same email to only one recipient?
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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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iPhone/iPad GMail Stopped Sync'ing Properly

I have a couple of GMail accounts which I track on my iMac, iPhone, and iPad. On the iOS devices, both of the accounts are setup as Exchange accounts with Push delivery. I read that this is the ...
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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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Graphs of mail messages over time

I'd like to be able to track information relating to how I use email. I'm basically after a better way to visualise when my inbox is going out of control, and I'd historically like to know how much ...
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Mail - Doesn't save draft via apple Mail

Recently moved to a new email server, since moving the mail software has issues saving daft emails which won't show up on mail or the server. I've confirmed it's not the server as using a webmail or ...
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What is the size limit of attachments for email clients on OS X

I'm using IMAP with my email client on OS X. What is the max limit of file size I can send in attachment of email? I m using my own domain having limit of 25MB attachment through webmail. MS. ...
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How can I stop Mail.app from automatically downloading full messages?

I'm a college student and a student employee at my college's IT office. We recently upgraded to Google Apps for Education for our college email, and we also have a high proportion of Mac users on ...
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Add “Send As” from mail

I have few accounts on my gmail account that I can "Send As". Using iOS mail app how can I add those accounts?
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Mail client sending duplicate replies

I have my OS X Mail client setup with one GMail and one Outlook account. They both use IMAP. I have an issue that every time I reply to a message I send two identical replies (from the same hotmail ...
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Three identical SMTP server configurations, one succeeds, two fail in Mail

I have three e-mail accounts each with a different domain name, however all of them send e-mail via the same domain name via SMTP (but each has its own login credentials). To clarify, it looks ...
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Apple mail sending “Untitled attachment #####.htm” to outlook along with other attachments

So I've got a coworker who uses apple mail. When he sends out attachments, they show up as the attachment as well as an "Untitled attachment #####.htm" file along with it (1 attachment becomes 2, 2 ...
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Cannot open Mail Preferences in Mountain Lion

I have a user that whenever she tries to open mail preferences it consistently locks up with the pinwheel icon and requires her to force quit mail. Mac mail was fine until a gmail account was added to ...
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I can't use Mail.app in El Capitan to encrypt email with a self-signed certificate

I generated a self-signed root S/MIME certificate using Certificate Assistant. I made sure the resulting certificate was in my Keychain, and trusted it explicitly. In attempts to send encrypted mail ...
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Downloading sent mails to Mac which are stored on server

Most of my sent mail appears to be "stored on server" but I need access to these email on my computer. I know how to deactivate storing future emails on the server but want to download all these ...