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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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iPhone iOS Exchange not showing new folders

for some reason my iPhone's Exchange account won't add new folders that I created in Outlook. Emails come in, but not new folders. I am not sure how long I've had this problem so I can't pinpoint to ...
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outlook.com calendar and contacts sync

I recently started using a mac, and my mind was blown by the fact that I can't sync my live.com calendar with the default calendar app (same goes for contacts). I don't understand why this is the case ...
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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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Why does mail popup occasionally?

The mail app in OS X 10.11.1 seems to have a bug which I would really like to fix because it is annoying. Sometimes when the main interface windows is minimized in the dock, it will maximize itself ...
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Mail attachement problem

I have a problem with mail application. Using it from OS X when I send mail including an attachment like image, pdf or any oder document and if my recipient reads the mail on windows devices, they ...
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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 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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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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Mail keeps crashing when clicking on gmail mailbox

since yesterday afternoon my Mail.app keeps crashing when I am clicking on my gmail mailbox. I instantly see the beachball and looking into Activity Monitor it tells me that Mail.app uses 100% CPU ...
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iPhone mail doesn't show email address anymore

I used to be able to click the name of the sender or the recipient and it brings up the contact information with the sender/recipient's email address highlighted in blue if I have multiple email ...
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Odd email search and sort behaviour

Using Mail in all previous OS I ever used, I click on an email, say from MacWorld. Then I would sort by From and all the emails from MacWorld would be right in front of me on my screen. Now when I ...
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Yosemite Mail “Load Remote Content” from senders in my contacts

I would like Mail on Yosemite to load remote content from senders in my contacts and not for everyone else. I have remote content disabled now and I have pieced together an AppleScript to click the ...
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Limiting Retained Emails

Is there any way to set a limit so that thousands of emails aren't downloaded from my email server and stored as copies on my iPad Air running 8.12? Early version of ios for my old iPad allowed me to ...
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Mail on Mac OS X Mavericks automatically unflags all messages

I recently noticed that Mail on my Mac would automatically remove flags from my messages. I had set up a rule to flag every incoming message so that I do not forget to reply to a message even if it ...
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Safari opens tabs by itself and launches Mail

I am using Safari Version 7.1 (9537.85.10.17.1) on OS X Version 10.9.5 Which I got free from Apple when they were offering it. My Mac is about 5 years old. When I open Safari it usually opens on ...
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Adding custom email headers on iOS

I use Mozilla Thunderbird on OSX but I am considering getting an iPad. Thunderbird allows me to add any kind of custom email header. For me, this feature is essential. Will I find an iOS app that ...
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Apple Mail: All the mailboxes seems to be empty?

I have installed a new HDD on my Macbook Pro. I can't reinstall OS from the Time Machine Backup, it reports an error, and asks me to run the install again. It is the same every time I try. I have now ...
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How to add an IP range to Lion server's SMTP whitelist

I run Lion Server (10.7.5) on an old iMac (2.33 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo) and it handles my e-mail for me. I've been having some trouble recently with delays in delivery of e-mail to my server from ...
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Apple Mail sending new mails from both mailboxes

I'm using Apple Mail on Mavericks (10.9.2). I've configured two mailboxes, both gmail accounts using IMAP. My problem is that every time I compose and send a new email it sends the same email ...
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How can I add an SMIME cert and configure iOS mail to use it?

In order to protect ourselves from NSA-style snooping, we need to start using SMIME encrypted email. Since I have over 10,000 BYOD devices to update, what is the most effective way to Deploy an ...
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Contacts does not read properly from LDAP and/or Zimbra

I can't get Contacts to work with an Open LDAP server in OSX 10.9.2, apparently regardless of the settings that I use. I can query it from the command line, so it's definitely working. I have also ...
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OSX Server: _www user emailing itself every minute

I'm new to OSX Server, and this has me stumped. For some reason _www user is emailing itself every minute. I've tried to restrict it in postfix config, both sending & receiving, i've removed ...
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iphone default alert not being set on new calendar events created from mail

I have the default alert time for events turned on, set to 30 minutes before. This works if I create a new event from within the calendar. However, if I create a new event following a link from email, ...
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running email server (postfix?) on plain Mavericks (NOT server)

I need to run a very simple email server on a plain (non-OSX Server) Mavericks box (Mac mini). All I need to do is be able to receive email with attachments, send it to a Perl/Python script, and send ...
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How to make iOS Mail.app recognize Courier's namespace prefix?

I am using a Courier IMAP server which, per default, uses the 'INBOX.' prefix for all folders. On Mac OS X as a client this works just fine. On iOS however, I have to manually configure in the ...
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Anyone know how to turn off “new unread mail” number in Apple Mail?

See image below. I want to turn off the little number that shows how many new unread e-mails you've received, so that's not distracting me while I'm working in Apple Mail...any quick fixes?
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iOS Email Image Caching

During the course of developing email campaigns I use my own iPhone as one of many testing devices. The problem is, if I modify an image, I must modify the name of the file and the link to it in the ...
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S/MIME Self-signed certificate problem on iOS

I am using S/MIME self-signed certificates for email encryption across iOS and OS X. Creating the certificates and installing them (including the CA) worked perfectly. Also using them on OS X worked ...
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Postfix confusion: how does mail get sent on Mountain Lion server?

I inherited a Mountain Lion Server system that hosts a PHP web app. Among the things this app does is send email using the php mail() command, which executes the sendmail binary. In addition to ...
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Can view email in outlook but not on iPhone, Mime-attachment

Hi can anyone tell me why emails originating from one company cannot be viewed on our companies iPhones / iPads but can be viewed in Outlook it shows the following screen: In Outlook the message ...
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How do I stop emails highlighting dates (with links to my calendar)?

On my iPad, how do I stop emails highlighting dates (with links to my calendar). I find this distracting.
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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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Export mailbox tree structure into folders with files in .eml format

My university e-mail account has only 500MB of space, and I want to export and archive old mails on an external hard drive. I want to export a mailbox (a year of e-mails actually) that has a tree ...
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Prevent email being sent to certain addresses

In mail.app, is there a way to prevent or warn when sending email to specific addresses? My use case; I would like to blacklist company wide distribution addresses so that if I hit "reply all" one of ...
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Can I import my S/MIME cert in OSX 10.11.1

I try to create own CA and sign created certificates according to procedure described here: serverfault: Can I Create My Own S/MIME Certificate for Email Encryption? It works perfectly on my Linux ...
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In Mail.app are images for a gmail account pulled from google image proxy servers or original servers?

When using Mail.app to access a gmail account, will images get pulled from the google image proxy servers or from the original servers? From https://support.google.com/mail/answer/145919?hl=en ...
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stuck because of 'old' inlog name of apple id

I used to have an ipad2, it 'died' about 12 months ago. Last week I bought a new ipad Air2. Meanwhile in past 12 months the login name of my Apple id was changed. Since changing the e-mail address ...
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Automatically select right “From” address in Mail Mac OS X based on history

In Mail for iOS 8+, when you write a new message, the app will automatically select your "From" address based on the history of your conversations with this contact. I would really like to use the ...
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How to stop sending texts to an email address

While my daughter was in Paris after the attacks last week, she was not receiving my texts messages. A red notification popped up next to the text asking if I wanted to send it to her email address ...
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Date and address links in emails not resolving

Before I upgraded to 10.10.5, dates/times and physical address were recognized and highlighted by Mail such that I could click on the drop down icon and save them to the Calendar or Contacts, ...
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AppleScript, Mail, & Outgoing Message Visibility

Here's a simple AppleScript for creating and sending messages. tell application id "com.apple.mail" repeat with i from 1 to 5 set newMessage to make new outgoing message at ¬ ...
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Is there a way to hide the unread count badge in El Capitan depending on the time of the day?

I know how to turn off the unread count badge for the mail icon using the Notifications preference pane from system preferences but I would like to know if it is possible to have it turned off for ...
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El Capitan Mail Reply Question

At work I am using the latest version on Outlook for Windows and when I reply to an email it open right in the viewing window. Guess it is called "Reading Pane Compose." Is there a way to do that on a ...
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Mac Mail Client sending and storing duplicates from Gmail

One of my team members approached me today asking about an issue they're having with their Mac Mail Client and Gmail. I am a Linux user and do not have much experience with Mac, but thought I would ...
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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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IOS 9.1 Mail no longer recognises PKI certs for signing and encryption

I have upgraded from an iPhone 4 to an iPhone 6 and my IOS to 9.1. Mail works fine from IMAP seveers, but Mail no longer recognises the PKI certificate I have installed. The certificate is valid and ...
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Precautions to prevent iPhone virus from attachment

In a momentary lapse of sanity, I opened up an attachment (a .pdf) from an unknown email address (the domain doesn't seem to be a website) in the gmail app on my iPhone 5. Realizing that there was a ...
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Moving and deleting email messages fails when offline (OS X El capitan)

Since I upgraded to mail in El Capitan I get the following error when I move or delete a message when I'm offline: "An error occurred while moving messages to mailbox" It used to work fine in ...
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How can I delete an e-mail account without getting into the account?

So I recently had an issue with my phone, went to Apple, and got a replacement phone. I restored my phone from a backup that was created that day, however when I went to restore my backup I had ...