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Changing iCloud email

I need to change the iCloud email address associated with my iCloud. I can't update any apps. I can't check the current email address as its no longer active. How do I change 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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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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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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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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Smart Mailbox and Any Recipient rule not working

I've had a few smart mailboxes in Apple Mail which have worked fine so far, but I've noticed some odd behaviour lately (which may or may not have been there before). Mailbox rules: Date received - ...
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Any way to get more powerful rules for Mail.app?

Is there a way to enhance Mail.app with better rules? What I'm missing most is regexps and the ability to group conditions and not only get "If all rules match" or If one rule match" Alternatively ...
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Change “from” address in Terminal `mail`

When sending mail from shell, e.g., echo '123' | mail -s 'subject' name@mail.com The recipient gets an email from "my-local-username@my-machine-name.local", e.g., "bob@macbook.local" How can I ...
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Problems with cfprefsd and mail

I have been having problems with my mail where each time I click on an email I get a bouncing beach ball for about 5 seconds. When I look at the activity monitor is seems all the processor power is ...
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Mail.app won't recognize a contact's name from my Address Book

I use Mac OS X Mail and have all of my work contacts in Address Book. When I receive email from one contact, the "From" field just displays his email address (as opposed to his first and last name) ...
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How to automatically deliver /var/mail/USER to my Gmail?

My cron jobs sometimes sends mail to /var/mail/USERNAME. I normally read it by log on the Mac computer and run mail command to read and delete these mails. But how to deliver/forward such mails to ...
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Apple iOS 8.0.2 cannot open jpeg files. Only opens winmail.dat

As soon as I downloaded IOS 8.0.2 I'm no longer able to read emails correctly… My staff send me email and I'm receiving pictures as winmail.dat and they're jpeg.
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Archived mail keeps reappearing in Inbox on OS X

I have a problem with Mail in OS X El Capitan (10.11.5). If I archive messages from my Inbox, go to another folder, then back to my Inbox, the messages are there again. Quitting mail and starting it ...
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How to find the most frequent email sender address in Apple Mail OS X?

I have thousands of unread emails in my Apple Mail (9.3) running in OS X El Capitan 10.11.5. There are bunch of emails that are received from common senders and between these emails there are ...
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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 Message Panel

My mail-list panel usually shows but 5 or 6 previous emails with the message panel below. Was looking for a specific email and dragged the panel bar down to expose more previous emails. I "bumped" the ...
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how to archive outlook for mac 2011 emails into gmail to improve performance of my outlook client

I'm looking for a way to export a lot of my email messages from Outlook for Mac 2011 client into Gmail for archiving and improving performance of my Outlook for Mac client. How do i do this?
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How to open mime attachments in external apps from iPhone 5S iOS 7 mail, and the best app to use

How do I open mime attachments from external apps from iPhone 5S iOS 7 mail? Which apps would be the most efficient to use?
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Why does email from an iPhone have the wrong time zone in the Date field?

Whenever my daughter sends me email from her iPhone, the email arrives with the wrong timezone in the headers. However, the timezone seems to be set correctly on her phone. Her correct timezone is ...
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Where did all my Outlook mail go?

I recently attempted to switch OS X Mail from using POP to using IMAP to access my Microsoft Outlook (msn.com) e-mail account. In doing so all mail in my Outlook account older than a week disappeared. ...
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Exchange account in Mail has wrong username, but is not editable

I recently set up a new iMac running Yosemite (10.10.1). After I signed into my iCloud account, my mail/calendar/contacts accounts were set up for me; so far so good. The problem is that in Mail.app ...
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Changing AppleID Email Address

I'm trying to change my Apple ID email address, which is an old me/mac.com one that I don't care about and don't want to use anymore. When going to appleid.com, and following Apple's help/support ...
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Apple id email no longer exist and I can't log into my iPad

My email address was no longer available so I changed it to my new email for my apple id. I thought everything was fine. Two problems I have encountered. When I purchased my wife's iPad i set it up ...
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Apple Mail shows plain text instead of HTML email

I have a gmail account setup as IMAP in Apple Mail and recently some new emails coming through have displayed the plain text version instead of HTML. If I check the same email through gmail.com it ...
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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 do messages from a particular folder get moved wholesale to the Junk folder without any identifiable reason?

Just recently, I have gone to my Junk folder (to see if any legitimate messages have been put there) and found dozens of previously-received messages that had been stored in one particular category ...
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How do I delete a previous recipient's email address from Mail?

I am trying to delete a friend's old email address so it doesn't automatically pop up when I enter his name while addressing an email. I have removed it manually from the address book, but it still ...
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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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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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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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How can I open a photo in mail that is missing it's extension?

My security camera sends jpgs that are missing the filename extension ".jpg" Is there any way to view these images on my iPhone?
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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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Mail: Drag and Drop SMTP (from My Mac) operation timed out - all emails gone

Weird thing just happened: I am migrating some emails from a webhosting solution to Google Mail (Apps for Work). There are some folders on the computer (On My Mac) with emails in them. I dragged these ...
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Office 2011 issue with emailing an attachment

My laptop was recently upgraded to Mavericks and has Office 2011. With an office document, I like to use file>>share>>email(as attachment). When I do this now, I get an alert that Word was unable to ...
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iPhone 6 mail app delays

I am using iPhone 6 native app as my email client. I recently did the latest update and I have noticed that I've been receiving my email notifications a bit late or delayed. The notifications are ...
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Separating emails from a common iTunes account

My wife and I share a common iTunes account. She bought a new iPad Air 2 and we used iTunes from my iPad to download her new iPad via iTunes. My e-mails come on her mail. How do I get her e-mails to ...
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How to sort new folders alphabetically in OS X Mail?

I am running OS X Yosemite and Mail v8.2. Every time I add a new folder, Mail puts them to the bottom folder structure. This is very confusing and I have to go through all folders all the time to find ...
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Automaticly cc myself when sending from 1 particular email account - OSX mail

Ive got multiple email accounts in OSX Mail, a mixture of gmail, google apps mail, and me.com .. all of which are connecting via imap / smtp. With one of the accounts i want to automatically cc a ...
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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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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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Apple Mail moving wrong messages to Junk Box

I have two mail accounts A and B and I don't want the mails from B to be junk filtered. I enabled "junk mail filtering" in the settings and I ticket the option "perform custom actions". The rules I ...
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Mail won't open anymore OS X El Capitan 10.11.5

I cannot get Mail to open everytime I accidentally try to open it it takes forever and never actually opens and then asks if I want to reindex or just reopen - I have tried both options with no ...
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Mail app notifications

I have a work iphone 5C (ios 9.3.2) on which I receive emails (via microsoft exchange). Some of these emails, filtered into a folder using a server rule base on the subject line, are important alerts ...
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Flag a message when sent in Apple Mail using AppleScript

I can use a Rule to Flag all incoming messages in Mail but not those I send. Is there a way of automatically flagging a message when it moves from Outbox to Sent? I am using El Capitan with all the ...
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Suddenly all my emails and phone contacts are lost unable to recover what can be done?

-First I lost all my mails, some of them are very important to me and when i opened the phone app i realize even my contacts are gone. -I haven't done or recieved any new updates of any app or ios ...
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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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Unable to change my email notification sound on iPhone 4s

So I changed my email notification sound to a custom sound uploaded to the phone via (iTunes). The weird thing is, even though I have the tone selected, and the phone shows it as being the active tone,...
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If i send a folder via Apple Mail, will users on other platforms be able to open it?

The title says it all. Does anyone have experience with sending uncompressed folders to people using different operating systems? Can attached folders be opened on Windows?
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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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Reduce email storage space on iCloud

Following the instructions here, https://support.apple.com/kb/PH12795?locale=en_US I deleted 10 months of old emails and emptied the trash in iCloud. Before I deleted those emails, I had 2.8GB of ...