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mail app not sending appropriate Reply To addresses from different email accounts

My wife has a MacBook Pro (10.8.2) with a Telus home internet connection. She uses the Mac mail app (6.2) and her primary email account is a Gmail address, which she has been using with no problem ...
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How to completely remove emails in OS X?

So I added a Google account to Mac os X and then I decided to fetch my google mails by using "Mail" application.. But then I kept the Google account but removed the "Mail" application from the Google ...
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How can I get Apple Mail to pick the correct From: address?

I own a mid-2010 MacBook Pro running Lion (I know -- but don't want to upgrade!) When I am responding to an email, just below the 'Subject' line there is a field called 'From' followed by two ...
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How do I set the swipe function to “trash” rather than “archive” for my Gmail inbox in iOS 7?

I have two IMAP email accounts on my iPhone 5S running iOS7. With the iCloud account, I can perform an easy swipe left gesture and select "trash" for individual emails (see first image, black boxes ...
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Mail.app mail list reply address

Mail.app allows to send emails from multiple mailboxes by enumerating them in comma-delimited format in: Preferences-Accounts-Account Information-Email Addresses = test@bar.com,test@foo.com This ...
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Make MacBook Pro announce emails when sleeping

I'd like to make my MacBook make a sound when I receive a new email, even when it is sleeping. Is there any way to do that?
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Mail.app not showing the “synchronize” option for an IMAP account

I have 6 different IMAP accounts configured on Mail (all of them for gmail / google apps accounts). All of them, except one, have a "Synchronize" option in the menu that appears when right-clicking ...
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Problem sending emails from specific gmail account

I have read several of the questions and answers posted about this problem, attempted the solutions, but still have no resolution to the problem. I have two separate gmail accounts...one I use for ...
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How can I keep file attachment windows (e.g. Gmail in Chrome) from going behind the Dock so I can't click OK or Cancel?

When a file attachment window for Gmail in Chrome pops up, it goes behind the dock and it is really difficult to hit cancel - I can do it, but only the very top part of the button. The window can't ...
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How can I force Apple Mail to COMPLETELY refresh an IMAP account?

I have a Gmail account that is configured on three different Macs, let's call them Home, Work, and MacBook. Home and MacBook are on iCloud, Work is not, and MacBook is the one experiencing the issue. ...
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Flagged/Starred Messages not working in Apple Mail

I just setup 2 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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Mail 7.2 issues with drafts

When I type a reply email multiple copies of this email get saved in drafts. I've read over the posts tagged mail.app and I thought I hit the jackpot with this answer by @Kyle, but when I navigate to ...
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iPhone Gmail app marks all mail as important

I'm using the official Gmail application on my iPhone to receive my Gmail. The reason I use this app is because I label a lot of mails (newsletters for example) so they end up in a folder. However, ...
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Why does my Gmail signature on my iphone default to my gmail app on my ipad

I just realized that I sent an email from my g-mail app on my iPad signed "sent from my iPhone". So I reset my iPad signature to "sent from my iPad". Guess what? An email Is sent from my iPhone ...
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iOS 7.1 - Where do emails go to when I 'archive' them in Gmail App?

I have iOS 7.1 installed on my iPhone and I am using the built in Gmail app. If I am in the inbox and I mark a few messages, I swear I used to have an option to move the marked items to the trash. ...
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Prevent Gmail signatures from syncing between iPhone and iPad

I am trying to setup my email signature for my Gmail app on both my iPhone and iPad. However, whatever I setup on on my iPhone defaults on my iPad and vice versa. Is there a way to work around this?
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Reply to craigslist post with iPad without Mail app (with GMail app)

Is it possible to reply to a craigslist post (using their reply button) on an iPad without using the built in Mail app? I tried the "Gmail" link but this doesn't seem to set up an email when the new ...
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Mail.app in Mavericks “updating cache directory” too often

it's since Mountain Lion that I've been experiencing problems with Mail.app. I've been using Gmail and I've had problems with badge not being displayed correctly or either IMAP syncing wasn't in real ...
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How to link a Gmail backup (mbox via getmail) to Mail.app

I primarily use Gmail's web interface to access my email, but recently I started backing up my gmail data using the getmail tool. (Note that the link indicates that this is for Linux, but it will also ...
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How can I preserve BCC information from iOS Mail?

I just discovered that iOS Mail does not preserve BCC information when you're sending a mail, which is obviously atrocious… How can I get it do that?
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Hide Gmail Labels on iPhone app

I have the Gmail on my iPhone and iPad, both running the latest version or iOS and the Gmail app. In the app, is there any way to get rid of/hide the 'important' and 'all mail'. When I toggle the ...
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How do I change the default gmail calendar on my iphone 4?

I have three calendars in my gmail (one for me and my two kids). When I add an appointment on my iphone, it defaults to my son's calendar unless I manually check my calendar every single time.
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How to access gmail via pop instead of imap in mail.app in iOS 7.1

In iOS 6.x, my iPad and iPhone were connected with pop to gmail accounts. When I delete a message on the iPad or iPhone, the message is NOT deleted on the gmail server. So the message is still in my ...
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dual (two factor-auth) gmail accounts in Mail.app

Situation: I have two gmail accounts: 1 private (@gmail.com) and 1 google apps (@domain.com) account. Both have 2-factor-auth enabled. However, the problem is that whenever I restart Mail.app, it ...
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What's the difference between gmail and exchange option when setting up mail on ios 7 (2014)?

This question[1] has a pretty good summary of the options, but it's a year old and both platforms seem to have had some significant changes since then. [1] What is the best way to set up Google mail, ...
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Drafts Folder in Mail.app contains messages which have been sent

From time to time my Drafts folder contains an autosaved message that I haven't sent which is nice because I can pick up where I left off creating a new message, but lately most of the messages are ...
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Apple Mail can't load mails with attachments after transfer

Here is the story. My client wanted to move from his shared hosting email platform to google apps. He wanted also to backup around 60.000 emails. So, I opened the Apple Mail and I've made a local ...
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iOS 7 iPad Gmail prevent photo downsizing

I'm transferring photos from my camera via the SD adapter. When I attach them from within the Mail app, I'm given the option to choose the photo resolution (Small, Medium, Large, Actual Size) but I ...
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Special Characters keyboard shortcut in Gmail

I've found the "special characters" keyboard shortcut (control-command-space) very useful when I have to use Greek letters in text. However, this shortcut does not work when writing e-mails in Gmail, ...
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Removing a given email synced to my iPad?

I set my work gmail account to my personal iPad and now I don't have that job. Since email is not coming in I can assume that either my PW changed or my account was closed from the business or IT. ...
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How do I log a defect against Google's gmail app?

I'd like to lodge a defect against Google's gmail iphone app. Does anyone know where the public bug tracker is?
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Mail able to send but not receive

I have found and tried several solutions to why Mail.app (I'm running Mavericks) has not been able to download emails for about 5 hours. I can send just fine, but when I go to my gmail account there ...
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Mail Signature Strange Problem

I have 3 email accounts configured in Mail.app for Mavericks. Account A is Public Gmail. Account B is IMAP. Account C is Corporate Gmail. Created 3 signatures respectively and assigned each account ...
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How can I fix a Mac OS X Mail SMIME issue that's happening after renewing my certificate

I just renewed my SMIME email certificate after the previous one expired. Now any new mail I write in Mail.app simply disappears after I close and reopen Mail.app. They are not deleted (Trash or in ...
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How to have multiple names in Apple Mail?

In Mail.app I can send e-mails on behalf of different mail addresses. It looks like this: I've achieved this by inputting multiple e-mail addresses separated by a comma in the Email Address field of ...
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Can't enable Gmail calendar syncing

I'm trying to enable calendar syncing for my work Gmail account (in System Preferences > Internet Accounts). I already have Mail and Messages enabled on the account with no problems. When I try to ...
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Create 'New Email with Attachment (via web-based Gmail)' option in Finder?

I use the web version of Gmail (www.gmail.com; as opposed to a offline email client). I frequently send files as attachments. I would like to be able to right-click on a file on Finder and, with one ...
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Junk mail disabled but still filtering on Maverick

This is a question that was asked on apple support community but did not find any answer. I am having exactly the same problem, I hope someone here can help. In Mail -> Preferences -> Junk Mail, ...
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iPhone gmail app push notifications not working

My iPhone gmail app push notifications are not working properly anymore. I have the Primary only selected for my push notifications. For some reason I am getting notifications for the emails I don't ...
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Gmail messages seen on iPhone do not appear in Mail App

I am a heavy user of Google Apps email. After the upgrade (?) to Mavericks, I find that any mail that I have already first seen on my iPhone does NOT appear in my Mail app on the MacBook Air. What ...
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Maverick's Mail Stops Receiving Messages from Gmail accounts

Once in a while (hours or even a day or two) mac Mail stops receiving messages from gmail accounts attached to it. Messages from iCloud accounts are delivered properly. In order to solve that issue I ...
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Export local contacts from iPhone

My primary means of handling contacts on my iPhone is gmail sync, but somehow it appears I have added a number of contacts to my phone locally. I want just these local contacts to sync back to gmail. ...
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How to sync 30 days of mail in the mail app?

I find managing multiple browser windows on OSX a real pain with no solution, so I decided to get rid of some tabs. I loaded up gmail into the OSX Mail client, but it wants to sync my entire ...
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Move folders from 'on my mac' to gmail imap

I want to start organizing my emails on the cloud, directly in my gmail account, instead of locally 'on my mac'. Is there any way to migrate my current folders (and their e-mails) onto gmail?
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sync mail folders between desktop and iphone

I access two different gmail accounts using IMAP in Mail. I organize those accounts into folders on my Mac (both gmail accounts go into the same folders). As soon as I put an email into a folder, I ...
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How do I stop gmail from loading its tour every time I open the app?

Gmail is loading its tour of the 'new' gmail features (primary/social/promotion sections) every time I open my app on my ipad. I've completed the tour many times hoping that would stop it from popping ...
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How to setup Gmail SMTP server for OSX Mail with 2-step-verification and App-specific password?

Haven't been able to solve this problem with the threads such as here. My Gmail stops always working after a while, perhaps after accessing it in different WIFI network or something like this -- it ...
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Get gmail password in iPad [closed]

My friend was recently logging to his gmail account on my iPad and he forgot to log out. So now I have access to his mails and google+. My question is, is it possible to find out his gmail password ...
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Using Chrome on OSX, searching gmail suddenly maxes out the CPU - any ideas?

Using Chrome on OSX, everything works fine until I search in gmail, then the CPU goes nuts. Tried switching off all extensions - no help, tried switching off all plugins in chrome:plugins - also no ...
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10.9 Mail “smart mailbox” doesn't filter properly

I have a smart mailbox setup to combine the inboxes of my 3 Gmail accounts. It worked great in 10.8. In Mavericks, this "smart inbox" frequently shows messages which have already been archived, and ...