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OS X Mail: Dueling IMAP trash cans

I am a relatively new Mac user, and I am having trouble setting up one of my IMAP accounts in OS X Mail (Yosemite). I have set up several accounts, and Mail has added a trash can for each of them ...
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An error occurred while moving messages to mailbox “(null)”

I just moved my IMAP email from one server to another and now while I'm trying to delete any emails, Mail produces the following error: An error occurred while moving messages to mailbox “(null)”. ...
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Add other email accounts to Inbox?

I have heard a few rumors saying that you can add other accounts (not gmail accounts) to Inbox (the new Google email app). Is this possible? If so, how? If not, any recommendations besides the default ...
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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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Maverick Apple Mail display options

Upgraded to Mavericks, Apple Mail used to show a one line display for inbox/outbox messages and was easily sortable and viewable. Now in List View (not Classic) it displays the bold for the Sender ...
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Homebrew Formula for emacs' VM (View Mail)

Can anyone help with a homebrew formula to install emacs' VM ("View Mail"), located: http://www.nongnu.org/viewmail/ https://code.launchpad.net/vm I can get as far as a script, that should look ...
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How to attach spotlight found document to mail message with os x yosemite?

In my mail message I want to attach an image. I located the image via spotlight and now I want to attach it to my mail message (plain apple mail). The image file is somewhere deep in my ...
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How to stop “password reset” emails from Apple?

Every day or two, I get another "how to reset your AppleID password" from Apple. They assure me my account is secure. I've never gotten more than one of these from any other individual service, ...
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Setting blacklist_from array in OS X Server

I have an OS X 10.9.5/Server 3.2.2 running mail services for me. I'm trying to tweak spam settings to improve performance. One area I'm having trouble with is adding blacklist entries using ...
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Cannot send or receive mail from my mini iPad

I am unable to send emails at the moment. I think it is related to an Apple ID problem as I have had a dialogue box appear asking for my password for my current email address which is one of my Apple ...
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Question about Mail. How to limit amount stored locally. Where is mail stored?

I'm new to Macs and have a question about my MacBook Air OSX 10.9.1 and mail. I'm getting a "Startup disk full" message* and one thing I highly suspect is the mail. Even if it's not the culprit, I'm ...
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Outlook for Mac 15.9 missing ribbon

I have installed a fresh copy of Outlook for Mac v15.9 twice now and after a few days of use the ribbon disappears from all of the windows (main window, email window, etc). When I select View > Ribbon ...
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How do I fix the email counter on the tag below the task bar?

In the mail window, you can put a tag to your mail boxes below the taskbar (see screenshot) that you can click to go to that mailbox. The tag has a number indicating the number of unread messages. ...
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Apple ID password and email problem

My iPad Air is with sim card and 8.1.2 software. Not blocked or stolen. It in free use. I don't have my old iCloud password but in my old Apple ID account I changed my old name and surname (it was in ...
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Can't send outgoing messages in Mac Mail

I have a Gmail account which I access using Mac Mail. I still am able to receive messages but cannot send messages in Mac Mail. I receive the following message for each unsuccessful attempt to send: ...
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Random emails missing from IMAP inbox with Apple Mail in Yosemite

I am using Apple Mail with three IMAP mail accounts (not Gmail etc. but from my hosting provider). I'm finding that I regularly need to close and reopen Mail to find emails I'm searching for that are ...
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Unable to delete Mailbox on iPhone 4S

I have an iPhone 4S. Software 5.0.1 I have configured the Mail to GMail. Now, I want to delete the mailbox. Here is what I do. Click on the Mail icon Click on Edit Click on [Gmail] Click on Big ...
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Correct wrong email address used to set up iCloud account

When I initially set up my Apple iCloud account, I entered my email address incorrectly and as a result have been unable to verify. How can I go back into my initial set up and correct the email ...
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How to send email from “different accounts” in Outlook iOS app (Outlook.com account)?

And by "different accounts" I mean other email addresses (and aliases) that have been setup as send (or send/recieve) accounts within the one outlook.com account. For example, within my ...
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File from email on phone to computer

I have a large .mdb file attached to an email which I can only access on my phone, as it's being blocked by webmail on my home computer. I need to get it to my computer but when I try to forward the ...
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Trash and unread mail boxes show 700 non-visible emails

Can't get the boxes to empty or the number to change or disappear. Don't know if there are any real emails stored somewhere or not
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Can I extract the body of an email message using Automator without an AppleScript?

I want to build a system where all emails that are sent to a specific folder are added to a Devon Think Pro Office database for archiving/searching. There is an add-in from the DTP folks that will ...
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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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Using Outlook/Office for Mac 2011 - internal emails sometimes show up with partial code as part of bodytext in Outlook client

Emails do not show this code when viewing in Exchange OWA (any os/browser), or Outlook 2010 on Windows. This is happening to 2 out of the 3 users I have running Office for Mac 2011. Hopefully I have ...
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Mac Mail has very slow to send/receive mail (plus other bugs too)

It's been worse since Yosemite. From the same exchange account (office365) I will send and receive emails instantly on my phone, but they will take several minutes through the app. Loading existing ...
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Wrong email given when trying to update apps

When trying to update my whatsapp version, the email that is provided when required to input my password is incorrect? I am also unable to change it my correct email??
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Possible to generate html/text/web version of calendar for sharing?

My work uses Microsoft Exchange for our mail system. I've been using Outlook for Mac 2011. Occasionally tried Mail. One feature I really miss from Outlook for Windows is the ability to paste my ...
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I can't upload photos from mail after OS X upgrade

I can't upload photos from my MacBook Air since I downloaded the update. The Photo Stream icon (the new flowery one) is greyed out. I have space and never had a problem before. I know this will sound ...
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I'm not able to send mail on my macbook air OS X Yosemite. [closed]

Suddenly my Macbook air won't allow me to send messages. Its as if my SMTP disappeared or the Outbox. I've checked all the settings and still not able to send mail out. Please help
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Apple Mail not to include attachments?

When I send an email from gmail.com, the attachments I add aren't included in the (rich text/html) email. However, if I attach images to an email via Mail all the images (videos as well) are included ...
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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 to disable an email account when the password has changed?

Is there a way to temporarily disable "Mail" for a given account when the password has changed other than deleting the account (see screenshot below)? What cannot be seen on the screenshot is the ...
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Can't remember the password for an old Apple ID and I'm not getting the password renew email?

For some reason, iTunes has suddenly decided it won't let me sync tunes onto my ipod which were bought with an old Apple ID (even though the email account is still active and linked to the new Apple ...
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Images are “Faded” Emailed from Outlook 2011 for Mac

I have a rather odd issue. I'm running in a Mac/PC environment at work. When I email an image (JPG or PNG) to someone from Outlook 2011 Mac and they open in Outlook for PC (2010), the picture always ...
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Is backup of IMAP necessary when switching to a new Macbook

I am switching to a new macbook and am in that case wondering, if it is necessary to backup my e-mail. All my mailboxes are Exchange or IMAP. I mean they are already located on the server, so is it ...
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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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Configure iPhone to send smaller pictures as e-mail attachment?

A friend has an iPhone whose camera she uses with the default settings of 2592x1936 pixels, which is pretty big when attaching pictures in e-mails. The files are very big and I need to scroll ...
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How to retrieve emails from iCloud account that is full

I recently received an email from Apple letting me know that because my iCloud storage was full I could not back up my devices and would not be able to send or receive mail. I did the usual deleting ...
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iOS devices can't connect to postfix/dovecot mail server but my Mac can

I'm running on a Mac Mini, Postfix+dovecot mail server. On the Mac, I can connect with MailMate to the mail server, with pretty much the standard IMAP settings, and pick up email in various user ...
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Deny TCP CONNECT in appfirewall.log - how do I check what's causing it?

What is this telling me? socketfilterfw[22097] <Info>: dovecot: Deny TCP CONNECT (in:7 out:0) I'm trying to track down why none of my iOS devices can connect to my postfix+dovecot mail ...
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Deleted emails going to junk folder

When I delete a message in my iPad mail inbox, it often gets moved to the junk folder instead of the trash folder. I can't find a pattern related to the sender. Often it will be a message from someone ...
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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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Setting up signatures with different font in Mail.app

I am trying to set up signature blocks to attach to emails sent using mac mail. I want part of the signature block to be in script, but using the font option I cannot get it to a script.
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Mail.app won't sync Gmail account

I have several Gmail accounts. One in particular started demanding the password before sending emails. I have two factor authentication with the unrecoverable password so I had to delete the account ...
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How to add shared email account to mail.app without integrating inbox

I have mail.app setup with several personal accounts and use my inbox as a todo list by archiving completed tasks/emails. I need to add a shared email account and can't archive the inbox items ...
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How to get read receipt with Outlook for Mac 2011 with more than one mail account?

Regarding How do I request a read receipt when sending e-mail with Outlook for Mac 2011?: There is a solution which I havent applied yet because it seemed for a single account. Is it possible to go ...
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Find My Phone email notifications

One of the purposes I use Find My Phone is to keep track (when needed) of my children. Now they are receiving email messages that I am using the feature - which defeats the purpose of why I use it. Is ...
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Can I transfer a PDF to iPhone then use gmail to send it by email?

I have a PC running Windows. It has iTunes installed. This PC does not and cannot have any Internet connectivity. I have an iPhone 4s. (Not jail broken). There is a PDF file on the PC. I want to ...
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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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Why won't Apple Mail let me add an account?

I recently had to change the password on my wife's MacBook, and since then her mail app has not worked properly. Changing the password seems to confuse KeyChain, which may be the heart of the problem. ...