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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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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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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 get the Calendar app to stop asking me for my gmail password?

Since upgrading to Mavericks, the Calendar app will pester me for my gmail password every half hour or so, even though it already has the correct password stored. I've tried changing the password, ...
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iPhone contacts not syncing with Gmail or Windows anymore

I have an iPhone 4s with iOS 7.0.3. I am trying to sync my iPhone contacts somewhere safe, besides the backup in iTunes. I was burned in the past with iTunes backup when contacts all got lost on my ...
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Prevent notifications on Mailbox app for Gmail's Social/Promotions/Updates emails

I just switched over to the new Gmail inbox with the smartlabel filters. Now whenever a social, promotions, updates or forums email comes in I get a notification on iOS from the Mailbox app. ...
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Missing emails on my my laptop vs ipad

why am i receiving more emails (gmail) on my ipad than on my laptop. I seem to be getting more email posted to my Ipad than to my laptop. This morning I received 7 more emails on my Ipad than on my ...
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Mail freezes when saving message as draft

Ever since upgrading to Mountain Lion, I noticed Mail often freezes up for a good 5-10 seconds at a time in the middle of typing. This happens constantly, and every time I notice it says "Saving ...
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Transfer Apple Mail into Gmail

I use Apple Mail and have: A) nearly 80,000 e-mails B) 10 different POP and iMAP e-mail accounts B) over 30 rules Any tips or resources for getting all my e-mails, accounts and rules transferred ...
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Removing a Gmail account on a computer I'm selling

How do I remove a Gmail account in Apple Mail on a computer I am giving away? I do use IMAP and want to make sure I don't lose any of my emails on my other computer and iPad.
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Starred folder showing up in Mail

I have a gmail account connected via IMAP to the iPhone 4. For some reason it shows a folder named "starred" which I cannot delete, move, nor find via the web interface in gmail. Can anyone tell me ...
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How to make Mobile Safari open email links in the Gmail app?

Is it possible to make a mobile Safari open email links directly to the native Gmail app, rather than open up to Apple's Mail.app?
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How do I configure Gmail Sync Accounts for iOS post January 2013?

At the end of January 2013 Google dropped support for Gmail Sync for nonpaying Gmail customers. I understood this drop in support to mean that no new devices could be setup, not that I could no longer ...
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Imported contacts are empty

I have an odd problem. I got an iphone5 and of course, I want all my contacts from my nokia into my iphone, I imported the contacts into outlook, then exported to an csv file, then imported to gmail ...
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Does Apple scan iCloud e-mail like Google does with Gmail?

Does anyone know if Apple scans e-mail for marketing purposes like Google does with Gmail? Or maybe the iCloud e-mail encrypted all the way from client to server/database such that Apple couldn't ...
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Gmail on iPad not working ..error message

I'm seeing this problem all over the web and I'm asking the same thing. I am not very computer savvy and would appreciate an answer that is easy to understand. When I try to access my Gmail account ...
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How can I send smtp mail via gmail and osx Lion mailx?

I would like to be able to send email from utility/batch/launchd scripts via my gmail account and the mailx client that is bundled in OS X Lion. I cannot find how to configure this. I found ...
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“No offline messages” message after logging into Gmail on iPhone and iPad (using same account)

[Note: Cross-posted to webapps.stackexchange.com] My wife and I have 2 iPhones and 1 iPad2. We each use our iPhone to access our Gmail accounts. My wife also uses the iPad for that (whereas I do ...
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Google Mail doesn't download label as folder

I use GMail for push mail on my iPhone. I need that feature to sync my contact, calendar and email with Google. Setup is done using Microsoft Exchange following official tutorial from google at ...
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Gmail App on iPhone 4S doesn't complete entire “Push” of email

So the Gmail app on my iPhone 4S notifies me with a badge that says I have 1,2,3...n unread messages. In true push format, when an email is sent to the account it notifies me fairly quickly, but when ...
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Why are marked E-Mails by iPhone's Mail.app not shown in GMail's marked folder?

I have a GMail account (Google Apps with my own domain) hooked up as an exchange account in my iPhone. If I mark an E-Mail (as shown in the screenshot) on my iPhone, it is not regonized by the GMail ...
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App for custom Gmail push notifications

Does anyone know of an app that can notify me of new emails in my Gmail in specific time intervals? I mean, I want to set up hour intervals when it is ok to receive notifications. I have researched a ...
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Is it possible to keep archive functionality when setting up GMail as Exchange account on iPhone?

When you set up GMail on an iPhone normally, the delete icon in the mail app is replaced by an archive icon, as this is the most common action in GMail. I changed my settings to configure GMail as an ...
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Moving email from Gmail to Mail.app locally

I have a large amount of email in Gmail, the account is at 99% capacity. I'd like to remove this from Gmail and only store it locally. Using mail.app When I drag the message from a Gmail mailbox into ...
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How to Sync my Mail app with my Gmail account?

I want to start using my Mail app on Mac the same way I use it on my iPhone. On my iPhone once I read an email it is marked as read in my gmail account as well (if I access it from the web) and vice ...
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How do I restore all lost mail content in Gmail?

As I opened my email on my iPhone, I could literally see how all my mail was 'sucked' into space and it all simply vanished. I can't find it in All Mail, the mailboxes, or anywhere else. I have ...
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How many cardDAV accounts to one google account

I have been looking a various CRM, none of which seems to have everything worked out, (shocking, yes...) and am now in to seeking workarounds. Does anyone know how many cardDAV accounts I can link to ...
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Changes done via Contacts app syncs instantaneously, but changes done via Google web interface don't

I have set up Google Contacts to sync with Contacts app on Mavericks. Problem that I am facing is, if I make a change to any contact via Contacts app (on Mac), it syncs instantaneously (i.e., at that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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mail.app with gmail: inbox vs. archive vs. all mail, and duplicates

I've always had some trouble with the difference between 'inbox' and 'all mail' accessing gmail through IMAP in mail.app, but things have gotten worse since Mavericks with this new 'Archive' folder. ...
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Mail 6.6 shows some messages without body text, hangs when text is finally loaded

I have coupled my Gmail account with Mail.app on Mountain Lion. Sometimes I search for old messages, only to find out that the message is there, but without any content. Checking the raw source also ...
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Mail.app stopped accepting password for one of my Gmail accounts

All of a sudden Mail.app has stopped accepting the password for one of my Gmail accounts. It works perfectly well for other accounts, some non-Gmail, but this particular account has just died. ...
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Don't download all email from Gmail in Mail.app [duplicate]

I've been using the Sparrow Gmail client for a while now, but I'd like to switch to the included Mail.app, as I like its interface better. However, I want to avoid downloading all of my emails from my ...