Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Ghost contact folder in Outlook 2016 for Mac

I am migrating from Mac Mail to Outlook 2016 for Mac. When I view the "People" tab and click "Address Book" I see a random contact folder called "MA ANG". I added and deleted this contact folder in ...
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How can I reduce the size of the Mail app on my iPhone 5 - it continues to grow

How can I reduce the size of the Mail app on my iPhone 5 - it continues to grow. I have two email accounts on my iPhone: Cox and Gmail. Each accounts have few messages in their respective Inbox. ...
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How to force Mail.app to ask for Gmail password?

I recently changed my Gmail account's password. The account in Mail.app is offline as expected ("Login Failed"), but there seems no way to input the new password: There is no password input field in ...
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Mac Mail. display account choice

The drop down menu on draft emails, to allow me to choose which account to use to send mail from has disappeared! I cannot find how to get it back. How is this done?
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Mail Failing to Send SMTP Password

Very frustrating issue started yesterday with Mail suddenly deciding that it's not going to send my SMTP password to my outgoing mail server. Nothing else has changed, it just suddenly isn't working. ...
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How to re-order accounts in Mail.app (El Capitan)

Since I upgraded to El Capitan the Mail.app was upgraded also (to version 9.2) and the ability to re-order accounts was disappeared. Now I cannot move accounts in the preferences. Who knows is there ...
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How to make Airmail to open mailto: protocol link?

I have searched for this but I can't find anything in search results answering this query. When I click on mailto link given in a mail inside Airmail,it opens Mail.app window instead of opening it ...
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How can I hide the Resent-from header in Mail?

Looking at Apple's Mail: Show detailed message headers, it sounds like I shouldn't be seeing Resent-from headers, because I have the View->Show message headers preference set to "Default." The ...
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What's the opposite of “stop evaluating rules” in Mail.app?

I'm using Apple computers for a really long time now. One thing I never understood how to use "stop evaluating rules" in Mail.app. As far as I understand it, this action stops all subsequent rules, ...
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Search for emails from not a particular user or subject in Apple Mail

I am using Apples's Mail application for a while. I know that to search for mails from a particular user, I need to use from: abc@gmail.com But I need to search for emails that are not from a ...
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Really strange issue with iOS intermittently not connecting to IMAP server on home WiFi

For the past week I have been intermittently receiving the following error message when trying to refresh the emails in my IMAP inbox on my iPhone 6 with iOS 9.2.1: "The mail server mail.server.com is ...
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How do I get Mail.app to stop asking about iCloud?

I upgraded OS X to El Cap, and it's working fine, except whenever I create a new mail in Mail.app (cmd-N), it says there's a problem with iCloud, and offers to take me to System Preferences to change ...
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Apple Mail: Only TLS v1.0 supported

I'm on OS X 10.11.3 I can't connect to mail servers running only TLS version 1.2 or 1.1 with Apple Mail. IMAP as well as SMTP connections are always established using TLS 1.0 Could that be correct? ...
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Rules in Apple Mail do not immediately apply

I have set some rules for my MacBookPro Mail app. For example, when an email from a particular sender is received, that email is coloured with a certain background color. The problem is that the rule ...
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Mail - Doesn't save draft via apple Mail

Recently moved to a new email server, since moving the mail software has issues saving daft emails which won't show up on mail or the server. I've confirmed it's not the server as using a webmail or ...
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How can you access Apple Mail from Apple script?

I want to archive old emails ( say, older then 7 days ) from my inbox automatically with an applescript scheduled via cron. To be honest, I am open to other Apple-friendly languages such as Swift or ...
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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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Messages unflagged in Mail.app remain flagged in Outlook

When I flag a message in Mail.app (9.2 running on El Cap 10.11.3) on an Office365 account it also gets flagged in Outlook (15.18, also on El Cap). However when I un-flag it in Mail.app this ...
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My Mail app is eating up my space

When I click on General -> Storage & iCloud Usage -> Manage Storage -> Mail, The Mail and Attachments are taking up 1 GB space. But I don't have any email on my ipad. I recently tried to share a ...
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Why do mailbox folders not show the content of their subfolders in Mail.app?

In Mail.app, if you make a parent mailbox, and put inside of a child mailbox, clicking on the parent mailbox will not reveal the messages of the child mailbox. Using Smart Mailboxes in the same ...
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One-click save to Downloads folder in Mail.app

When I click on an attachment in Mail.app, the file opens in the mail downloads in my library. I can Ctrl-click on the attachment to save it to my Downloads folder. How can I save the file to the ...
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Three identical SMTP server configurations, one succeeds, two fail in Mail

I have three e-mail accounts each with a different domain name, however all of them send e-mail via the same domain name via SMTP (but each has its own login credentials). To clarify, it looks ...
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Is it possible to set up rules in Mail that do not appear in the rules list?

I'd like to set up a few rules in Mail.app but not have them appear in the list of rules in Mail's preferences. Is there any way to do this?
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Downloading sent mails to Mac which are stored on server

Most of my sent mail appears to be "stored on server" but I need access to these email on my computer. I know how to deactivate storing future emails on the server but want to download all these ...
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Mail not displaying message body content

The Mail app on my Mac stopped displaying message body once the message is opened. I can still see the message body in the message preview in each mailbox, but when I click (or double click) on a ...
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How to force Mail to keep messages in their folder when copying – to a server – a folder that contains both messages and a subfolder

Environment Apple Mail 7.3 (1878.6) in OS X 10.9.5 (13F1507) with many folders stored locally. I began copying to IMAP servers – first to iCloud, then to the [Google Mail] area of Gmail. The ...
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How do I create an automator to forward mail?

My parents both have GMAIL accounts. We were wondering if there was a way to forward email so when my dad's account receives email from a certain sender it would be forwarded to my mom's account. ...
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Strange IMAP folder

I am using an IMAP email account on several OS X and iOS devices. On one single OS X machine I have a greyed-out Drafts folder with some strange subfolders: This is only happening on this ...
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How to disable incoming SMTP for IMAP accounts in Apple Mail?

TL;DR - IMAP Accounts in Mail.app are still trying to connect to SMTP, which is failing and getting me banned in my firewall. Need to disable SMTP. I have had a chronic issue for years that I can't ...
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Apple Mail (Connection Logging Enabled)

I was doing some routine cleanup of my HDD, when I noticed some huge log files in ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.mail/Data/Library/Logs/Mail. Where do I toggle those log files off and on?
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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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Massive amount of unread email with google account

With the latest version of iOS and iPhone 6 Plus, I'm seeing a massive amount of unread emails with my google account, corresponding to Social and Promotions (which are, indeed, unread). Is there ...
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Cannot send message using the server stmp.atlas.cz

I have googled this and there have been already lots of people facing this same issue; but after trying the various suggested methods nothing changes and I just wanted to give it one last shot and see ...
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Apple mail unable to reply or close windows

Whenever I try to reply (or reply all) to any email through the mail app, an empty new message window opens that I can type in but all the buttons (send, attach etc.) are greyed out and I cannot close ...
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El Capitan: keyboard shortcut to select Mail sending account not working

Context: The MacOS Mail application allows you to send email from any number of accounts. Selecting between sending accounts is normally a menu, i.e., requires mouse movement and clicking. Instead, I ...
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Backdoor to Exchange server?

My company took the Exchange ActiveSync server offline; they want me to use their email client instead of iOS mail (or the Outlook app), in the mistaken belief that this is "more secure." I thought ...
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Mail.app El Capitan no longer supports non-icloud email 'from' addresses?

In prior versions of Mail.app, one could add a comma-separated list of email addresses to the iCloud account configuration, which would enable the user to select a particular "from" address when ...
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Can I make Mail.app only cache a subset of a mailbox? [duplicate]

Being the resident Mac guy in our office, my boss asked me why his Mac was complaining about low disk space. After installing Daisy Disk, I saw that an Exchange mailbox was taking up upwards of 40GB ...
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How to change the Mail “Archive” folder for email accounts in El Capitan

I have set the Apple Mail "Archive" folder to something custom in the past with the help of this question. However, the folder that I was previously using is "stuck" as the Archive folder, and my ...
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Hide gmail folder on iPhone but show in Mail

Is there a way I specify which folders/labels are available on my iPhone separately from in Mail?
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edit server in iphone exchange email

We used to use Mobile Iron to configure our users' Exchange email on their iPhones. Recently it was decided to stop using Mobile Iron. I'm not sure how the rest of our IT dept managed the transition, ...
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Can .html files sent as attachments be opened and run on iPhone5 (OS9.2)

I write a simple front-end web page. Fully self-contained in the usual CSS3/JS/HTML5 format. It works in XCode simulation. I e-mail it as an attachment to a (long suffering) relative with an iPhone5 ...
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iPhone 6S 9.2 storage usage

I want ask you why in usage section of iPhone 6s it says I have 2.6 GB in mail. However, have delete all inbox, sent,trash etc. There is nothing in the mail. How do I get the storage in the usage ...
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Alternative email client that supports tagging, message scheduling

I'm looking for an email client that supports my ideal workflow: emails can be tagged and then searched for via multiple tags. emails can be hidden until I can act upon them. Keyboard driven. ...
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How to stop Mail.app filling up with downloaded mail

I have started using MS Outlook for mail and calendar management because of its tight integration and ease of handling mail. I have a Gmail account an iCloud account and a POP account with an ...
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AppleScript sending Mail messages before file attachments are attached in El Capitan

I have a Workflow that runs an AppleScript which attaches spam emails as file attachments and sends them to ASSP for processing. It's been working fine, but apparently something has changed in El ...
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El Capitan Mail: How to cancel processes in Activity window?

I've found a number of questions about the "floating" behavior of the Mail Activity window in El Capitan. I have a different question: In all previous versions of Mail.app, processes in the Activity ...
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Will my emails be kept if I upgrade from 10.6.8 to 10.11?

I have a (Mid 2009) Macbook Pro. I want to upgrade my MacOS X version from 10.6.8 to 10.11 but I have some issues. I have so many important emails stored in Mail v4.5 on Snow Leopard that I don't ...
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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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No 'Remove Attachments' button in fullscreen Mac Mail?

I often use the 'remove attachments' button in Mac Mail when replying to a message. However I've noticed that when composing a reply in fullscreen mode, this button disappears. Is there a keyboard ...