Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Why am I occasionally losing copies of composed mail?

We occasionally lose copies of composed mail when using mail.app on our MacBook Air 11 & 13 computers. The copy fails to appear in the Send folder on the Yahoo SMTP server. The email is received ...
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Changed default mail client, but Spotlight still opens Mail.App; how to change it?

Because of some other bugs with Mail.App's handling of certain email formats, I've installed Thunderbird to give that a try. I configured it to be the default (from the Mail.App preferences). That ...
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Gmail mailboxes suddenly empty

Client with Gmail account using IMAP via Apple Mail Yosemite (10.10.2). Yesterday, she launches Mail.app only to find all of her GMail maliboxes showing zero items. Her other email account (also IMAP) ...
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How to set up Reply from email on Apple Mail?

I'm experiencing trouble with my Apple Mail app. I've multiple mail accounts configured on it and when I'm replying from any of them, app displays correct value in From field. But just after I send ...
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Mail app issue with gmail

I have a very frustrating issue with mail app. I am using the mail app for my gmail email address. The issue is that, when I am writing a new message and would like to save a draft, the app creates a ...
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Add account Microsoft Outlook

I have a iPhone 5C with Microsoft Outlook installed. When I try to add an Exchange account in Microsoft Outlook this does not work, the app tells me that it cannot connect to the server. When I try ...
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Apple Mail, how do I hide the Archive folder?

I like a very lean Mail system and have been searching for a way to hide the Archive folder in Mail. Is this possible? If so, how?
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Exchange Delegate Mailbox in Mail.app

Currently I am running Yosemite, I am trying to ascertain if it's possible to add a delegate mailbox to the mail.app. As of yet I have been unable to do so. Unfortunately I cannot have this particular ...
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How can I hide spam emails in my inbox of OSX Apple Mail app?

I label my emails as spam or better "Junk email" in my iPhone and MacBook Air but the emails continue to stay in my inbox. I want to get rid of them without removing them so I can later improve my ...
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Configuring Apple Mail with Gmail Aliases

I am trying to use AppleMail and trying to configure to using gmail alias. My primary email address is sid@mydomain.com and I have configured this in Apple Mail and able to send / receive messages ...
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Mail shows 100% usage for Gmail account, doesn't rebuild

For some reason Mail shows me 100% account usage on my Gmail account. I've deleted most mails with attachments, erased deleted items and did a rebuild. However, the account information still shows ...
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Messages showing in Smart mailbox but NOT in my Inbox?

I have recently set up a new email address in Mail. This address was automatically given its own inbox inside the main Mail Inbox. I then set up a Smart mail box to identify all messages sent to this ...
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Apps, specific tasks or system preference panes won't open in mountain lion

I am having a weird case. It started with a POP mailbox that had issue to display the emails. Whatever I tried the mailbox couldn't be restored/rebuilt/imported - the mail app was hanging and had to ...
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(Easy way of ) Turning gmail events to (google) calendar on Iphone

I have default mail , Gmail , calendar and google calendar apps on IPhone. When I get an event (from lets say meetup ), I have to copy paste bits and pieces from mail/Gmail app to Calendar/Google ...
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Remove Sender name ( not email address) from outgoing Mac Mail

Instead of "from" showing (Name,Name)blablabla@hjgy.xxx - just show blablabla@hjgy.xxx. Only want my email address to show on certain outgoing emails from certain servives, ex. show Name and ...
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How do I set up Apple Mail to show me e-mail priority?

When somebody sends me an e-mail that is marked as "High priority" it does not show up any differently than other e-mails. I am expecting to see a red flag or other indicator to show that the e-mail ...
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Mail Signature dropdown is not shown

I have created two mail signatures for one gmail account. But I can't see a signature dropdown or any possibility to add a signature to an email. There are lot of tutorials showing this feature. ...
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My mail messages saved to folders are not there?

I have many folders created to save incoming mail. I have set preferences so that the folders "NEVER" empty. When I go back to look at something, the messages are no longer there. This is a ...
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App Store receipt email, forwarded as attachment, won't open

New user--just switched from Windows to an iMac running Yosemite. In the Mail app I use 'Forward as Attachment' a lot, with no problems. However, I just forwarded an App Store email receipt as an ...
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Can I write a script to take an action right before the computer is going to go to sleep?

I think my computer is randomly not syncing email correctly with Apple Mail, but it's only a problem when it wakes from sleep. That issue is neither here nor there. What I'd like to do is write a ...
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Mail.app after Yosemite “Jack & GHG's MAC” shorten?

After the Yosemite install I am seeing threads stuck together and the FROM is being constructed by both people contributing to the thread. the example was Jack & GHG's Mac if Jack was the last ...
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How can I search the contents of PDF email attachments that are backed up to Time Machine?

So I have quite a specific situation where I need to dig out an old email I have backed up to Time Machine, but I can't remember when I received it. Could be anywhere between 6 months to 1 year ago. ...
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How can I send a set of photos from iPhoto using my gmail address?

I can email photos from iPhoto as follows: Click on an event to open the folder. Select photos (with shift and command). Choose Email... from the Share menu. This will send an email from my ...
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Junk mail filter for iPhone via imap

I have: Mac Book Pro running OS X 10.10.2 iPhone 6 Plus running iOS 8.1.3 On my computer I run Mail, which checks the email every 1 min. On my iPhone it runs every 15 mins. So most of the time, ...
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Unable to delete IMAP mail account in Yosemite

I have an IMAP mail account in the Apple Mail client that I want to delete. I first goto the Accounts preferences pane in Mail. When I click the minus icon to delete the account, I get a message ...
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OS X Mail - How can I setup multiple e-mail addresses under the same mail account?

OS X Mail - How can I setup multiple e-mail addresses under the same mail account? I use two addresses with the same account one is me@myworkdomain.com and the other is me@mypersonaldomain.com. On ...
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how can i convert a abcddb file so i can open it on my ps [duplicate]

I need to open a mac address book that is a abcddb file on my pc and then be able to use it. Is there any pc software I can use to do this?
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Mac OSX Mail; how to delay 'Mark as Read'

In OSX 10.10 Mail app a message gets read immediately when as soon as it is selected. Often this happens by accident; i.e. when organising folders, or it gets auto-selected when you delete/move ...
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All Apple Internet Apps are SLOW in Yosemite

A few days after upgrading to Yosemite, I started noticing that Safari was moving VERY SLOWLY. After a day or two of this it stopped loading webpages at all! So I switched to using Chrome, then my ...
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How to save all attachments automatically to the download folder in Yosemite Mail.app?

When I save attachments by "Save All", I remember Mail.app before Yosemite used to save them to the download folder without asking me where to save. How can I do this in Yosemite?
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Can I configure Apple Mail so that it does not cache any mails from Googlemail?

I'm using Apple Mail on Yosemite with my Gmail account(s). At the moment I have around 10 GB (!!) of mail database locally. Is there a way to use iMail so that it does not cache anything? It would ...
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How to re-enable sync of Microsoft Exchange contacts in Yosemite?

About 2 weeks ago, I noticed that my Mac Mail on Yosemite no longer fetches contact information from my Exchange contacts when suggesting email address autocompletes. Under "Internet Accounts" in ...
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Why would some messages not show attachments?

Since moving to Yosemite and Mail.app 8.2 I've noticed that some messages show attachments in the message list and some, well, don't. The loss of this little icon seems to impact those messages ...
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Mail.app crashes constantly. I've tried everything

[edit] So it was working pretty well until last night and began crashing again. This time it looks like a different crash altogether, but doesn't look like it's pointing to a folder etc. Process: ...
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How do I delete a batch of old mail in iOS?

I am seeking help in deleting old mail from my iPad mini running IOS8.1.3. There are messages back to 2013 (I bought the iPad in December 2012). There doesn't seem to be any way to delete all mail ...
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Is it possible to get Mail.app to show the day of week for meeting dates?

I'm wondering if Apple Mail can show the day name that a meeting has been scheduled for. The current format in the banner shows "dd MMMM yyyy".
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Mac Mail on iMac & Macbook

I have been using Mail on my iMac and recently purchased a Macbook. When I use my Macbook I still see mail in my Inbox that I have already either deleted or moved to other folders on my iMac. How can ...
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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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I did a software update & now I can't open Mail

I get the following message when I try to open mail 'You can't use this version of Mail with this version of Mac OS x You have Mail version 4.5 (1084/1085). It can't be used on Mac OS X version ...
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Preview/Mail printing issue

I am attempting to print PDF's (and save documents as PDF's) as close to full bleed as possible. Right now I am losing approximately 3/4" in margin left, right, top and bottom. Any way to adjust ...
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Fixing Smart Mailboxes

I recently had to restore my ~/Library/Mail folder from a Time Machine backup, and upon opening Mail it imported the mailboxes seemingly successfully, however my Smart Mailboxes no longer function, ...
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“Open Link Behind Mail” in Mail.app not working

When on my Mac I right click on a link in mail and select "Open Link Behind Mail" nothing happens. I tried opening Console and seeing if there was an error message when I did it again, but I didn't ...
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How to import .eml files into Mail?

I'm using readpst to extract emails from a bunch of old outlook .PST files. It does a great job of pulling out all the emails .EML files, with attachments included. But how do I bring these into ...
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Mail.app thinks I'm a new user

My laptop locked up (black screen, spinning beachball), and after leaving it to see if it would handle whatever it was doing on its own overnight, I went and held the power button down to force it to ...
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How to create a private distribution list in Mail.app?

I know I can make a group in Contacts, and send a message to the group. Is there a way to hide the list of recipients? I have this setting in Mail prefs: I don't know any other setting to tweak. ...
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Mail in OS X and iOS not able to keep Junk messages in the folder

Probably 3 or 4 times now I've gotten some spam that made it through the various filters and into my inbox. I then mark it as junk using either built in mail application on my Mac or iPhone, and the ...
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Apple Mail keeps crashing frequently after RAM problem

Update: while waiting for a response I managed to solve the matter, first by running mail from a different account (it worked flawlessly); and second by running Onyx - it has the feature of rebuilding ...
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MAIL attachments turn to zero kb

i have configured my Google APP email account on my new MACbook Pro (OS x 10.9.4). it was working fine for couple of days but now any attachment that i try to save it get save with ZERO size. ...
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How can I stop loading external images in OS X Mail?

I get a ton of spam every day and it makes me crazy that to mark it a spam or delete it I have to select the email, which opens it and loads all its images. We all know spam emails contain distant ...
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Yosemite mail notification delay

I use gmail will the OS X mail app. When I get a new email, there's about a five minute delay until a notification appears. It's instant on my android phone. I can check for new mail every minute. Is ...