Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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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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Space in `Library/Mail/V3`

In mail I currently have three accounts configured with less than 10 GB of data in total. In Library/Mail/V3 I have a total of 32GB. V3 michela$ du -hs * 23M 9A80AD0B-6BC8-4DB9-B291-FFEDCDF1CCF2 ...
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Disallow outgoing mail to an address

I'm subscribed to a mailing list where I want to make sure I almost never post. Recently, some kind of mix-up with my address book has mapped numerous people's address to that particular address as ...
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How do you send mail to Undisclosed Recipients?

Not something I really ever need to do often, but just how do you send to Undisclosed Recipients in Mail.app I've seen them arrive looking like this - but never figured out how I might do it ...
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How do I get icloud to stop emailing me about my google calendar events?

iCloud, iCal and Mail integrates pretty well with Google Calendar, even though they are not both from Apple. But I have a hassle when it comes to Calendar Notification in Mail App specifically. I ...
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How do I backup mails with Mail?

Due to a new job, I am about to shut down an old email address. Of course, I want to save the old emails so that I can access them if I need to. I want to save them on my Time Capsule so that they do ...
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Continue writing iPhone Mail on Mac without the account configured on Mac

I have this very restrictive work e-mail account which I cannot add to my Mac (Airwatch), and I tried to write a long email with the iPhone screen shown via QuickTime and a bluetooth keyboard. ...
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Recover multipart mime attachment

I've received and email for scanner which was split in two containing text like: This is part 1 of 2 The sender sent this message in 2 parts because it was too large to send as a single ...
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OSX Mail - deleting imap email without deleting on gmail server

I am using Mail.app to access my gmail account (business / google apps email). I want to delete a big pile of emails in Mail to clean up my inbox, but I want to keep those emails in gmail (IMAP ...
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Turn off rubber band scrolling in Mail

I used the following command, which turns off "rubber band" scrolling in most applications. defaults write -g NSScrollViewRubberbanding -int 0 See Can you disable rubber-band scrolling in OS X Lion?...
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Issue with the 'Send new messages from' selection in Mac Mail - El Capitan

I have a number of email accounts on the same Mac Mail (9 to be exact). It's always worked fine; however, I added a new one this week, and it's not behaving properly. In the Preferences, Composing, ...
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Setup Microsoft Exchange (EWS) with Apple Configurator 2

Is it possible to setup a configuration profile with the Apple Configurator 2 containing Microsoft Exchange (EWS) information for macOS? I can only find the options for EAS for iOS and IMAP/POP.
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Apple Mail.app is auto-bcc'ing only when replying and from one account

This is a bit of an oddity and not much like most of the other "mail.app bcc issue" type posts I've found. I have four gmail accounts configured in Apple's Mail.app. Three work fine but one has ...
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How do I get Mail to display more than one page of emails. Anything beyond one page of emails is not accessible

My Macbook Pro only displays 42 messages of the 483 listed. I cannot scroll past the 42 to see the rest. I have chosen Classic Display in Preferences. 20 is the number of messages shown on the ...
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Is it possible to merge inbox and sent folders in Mail?

I'm considering migrating to OS X and I have a question on configuring its Mail application. In my current setup, I use Thunderbird configured to keep all sent and received messages from all my POP3 ...
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Mail crashes permanently - can't open it anymore [duplicate]

I have a question and need a bit of help. I do have my complete mails on my Mac since 2012. Now today Apple Mail crashes when I opened it. I looked up where the files are and I do have more then 105 ...
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How can I send emails with Mail.app as text/markdown explicitly?

I write all my emails in plain text, not rich text or HTML, but I do use punctuation markup as has been popularized by Markdown and others (which were inspired by prior customs in plain-text email). ...
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Existing mail viewer window doesn't open when I click on Mail App dock icon

I have minimised a mail viewer window to the dock. When I click the Mail icon (to the left of the dividing line) it does not bring the viewer widow up. I have to click on the actual viewer window (to ...
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Mails deleted or archived in Mail.app do not disappear in mobile mail

I have an IMAP mail account with a web hosting provider. The account is accessed by two clients: Mail.app on a MBP running Yosemite, and Mail on an iPad running iOS 9. When I delete or archive a ...
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Reply to all cc'ed - Mail OSX

When I receive an email which has been cc'ed to a few people, is there a way where I can set the default reply mode to "reply to all", rather than "reply to just the sender"?
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Add Novel Groupwise Account via Exchange ActiveSync to Mail

I want to add my Novel GroupWise account to my Mac, which is not possible due to the lack of a (reliable and recent) client. The firm I'm working for set a data sync server up for this purpose but ...
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Changing default email reader does not take effect

I am trying to use Kiwi for Gmail as my default email reader (for example, when wanting to share a link via email, I want Kiwi to open up, rather than the Mail application by Apple). In the Kiwi ...
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Can't delete email from Junk/Trash folders

Late last week I started noticing that I can't delete emails from either Junk or Trash folders in my Mail program. In addition the Mail program seems to run very slowly when sending emails and I ...
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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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Delete cached (offline) email on hard drive in Mail program (El Capitan)

How can I delete all cached/offline email from the Mac OS 'Mail' program on my SSD in Mac OS El Capitan? I have 2 Gmail accounts and an Exchange account for work. I'm running out of room on my 256GB ...
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How to factory reset a broken mail app via terminal OSX El Capitan?

I opened my mail app this noon I wanted to send an email, as usual I clicked on the compose email button I wrote my mail and sent it. Now after that the mail app started acting strange. It switches ...
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iOS Stock mail app showing older messages when deleting current one?

I am using a Microsoft Exchange account and when I delete the current email after viewing it, the message that appears is not the next one on the list. It's a much older message. Today<--- trying ...
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Can Mac Mail use Gmail's send mail as function?

Mac Mail is receiving mail from my Gmail account (exgmail) which is fetching mail from two other accounts (ex1email / ex2email). I want to be able to use the 2 different email accounts I have listed ...
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Mail shows all “On My Mac” folders as empty (El Capitan)

Short Version Since upgrading to El Capitan, all folders in Mail that are "On My Mac" show up as having zero messages, but only on one of my two machines. The appropriate files are all there in the ...
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Blank Mail.app HTML Emails in 10.11.6 (Beta) 15G7a

A family member somehow got an automatic software update to Beta 15G7a that was released ±24 hours ago. He's very happy to accept PICNIC or CBI as responses to usual support from me, so it's puzzling ...
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How to fix 10.9 Mail.app that sents plain text message with image attachments still with an html alternative?

Plain text without attachments ➔ Content-Type: text/plain When using OS X 10.9 Mail.app a.k.a. Apple Mail (2.1878.6) to sent a plain text message (text-only) without any attachments, the application ...
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Mail.app has no entry for from: gmail-account

I'm using OSX10.11.4. I've got several mail accounts and use mail.app to receive and send mails. One of these accounts is a gmail Account. I'm able to receive all mails with mail.app but I can't send ...
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Change fonts for incoming email outlook

Basic knowledge I know I how change the fonts in Mail.app, it is actually working fine and as I want. Problem: However, the change does not apply to email sent from Microsoft Outlook and opened in ...
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Can't access IMAP or SMTP in Mac Mail 5.3 when I save password to Keychain

Experiencing a very odd bug when I try to access Google Apps email on Mail 5.3 via IMAP and SMTP. When I open Mail, it asks for my email password. If I type this in, I can access the IMAP server fine....
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Apple Mail App - IMAP - Sent mails not loaded from server

out of knowhere my sent mails folder in the built-in mail program of my iMac stopped working - to be precise - the sent mails folder is now empty. I received a message once stating something like "...
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How to I “edit as new” with Apple Mail?

I have a mail message where I typed the email address from a business card. Unfortunately I made a typo, so it bounced. I'd like to open the mail and edit it as if it were a new mail without "Fwd" or "...
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Why can I no longer remove mails?

In one of my mailboxes, I can no longer remove e-mails. Every time I want to delete a mail, it gives me the following message: "247263.emlx" couldn't be copied to "Messages" because an item with ...
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Mail.app disconnected from data files

My mac mini was acting up, so I reset the Nvram and ran the disk utilities from recovery mode. The mini started up fine and runs stable, but now my mail, calendar, and contacts have been wiped clean. ...
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Apple Script to Apply Rules in Mail.app

I've created some rules in my Mail.app to change background color of specific messages And also I've created rules in the mail server to move specific messages to some folder For messages in the ...
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SMTP password lost from mail.app osx 10.10

Ive got an error where mail.app on OSX (10.10) loses the SMTP password for an account. Ive had this before when using a Gmail account via IMAP back on osx 10.9 and couldnt solve it and had to use ...
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Apple mail adding calendar invitations despite this being disabled

I've disabled Apple Mail from automatically adding calendar invitations, however when they're sent to me, they still get automatically added to my Apple Calendar. The problem with this, of course, is ...
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In OS X Mail, what's the difference in checking new e-mail between “Automatically” and “Every X minutes”?

While "Manually" option is absolutely clear to me, how differently will Mail behave when I will switch between "Automatically" and "Every x minutes"? I'm running 10.11.4.
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After upgrading to El Capitan, OS X imported my email accounts from my iPad

I just upgraded from Snow Leopard to El Capitan on an iMac from 2009. I guess my iPad was connected or something, but I found that the operating system's mail application now had the accounts that I ...
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Search for link in Mail and click on it without using the mouse

Sometimes I receive an e-mail, which contains a link that I have to follow. I would like to be able to follow this link without having to reach for the mouse. I can locate the link with a search (cmd +...
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Use mac mail Image Size to reduce attached images, but not the image footer

I like using the image size feature of mac mail to slim down attached images, but this also has the effect of reducing the size and quality of my .png footer is there a way to tell mac mail to only ...
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Mail: How to show all recipients by default?

The top of my Mail messages say To: followed by the primary recipient, plus a link labelled and 3 more…. Clicking that link reveals the additional recipients. I'd rather not have to click the link, ...
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IMAP files trashed and greyed out - can't recover in Mail.app

A few days ago, my IMAP files were sent to the trash (if I did it, it was by accident, but I really don't remember doing it...) So the main file is there in the trash but I cannot scroll down the ...
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Does Mail on OS X mark mail as read on the server or just locally?

Back when I used the Mail app on Leopard and Snow Leopard, it never seemed to tell the Gmail server that to mark as read the messages that I read. This had the annoying effect of requiring me to go to ...
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Can't update my mail password on Macbook Air

I recently changed my Gmail password, and as expected, the mail app can't log in to that account anymore. It says "Login Failed" in the top right. The problem is, I can't figure out how to update ...
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Emails sent twice in Mail

When I answer to an email in the Mail app, I noticed that the email is always sent twice. The first email sent is ok, the problem only occurs for the answers. I don't get this problem for the emails I ...