Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Delete an entire (IMAP) thread in Mail.app

Conversation threads in Mail.app seem to be pretty loosely put together. I'm guessing this is because IMAP doesn't have built-in support for them. The only way I've been able to always delete an ...
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OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 Mail keep quitting unexpectedly. This started happening after the last update

I'm just wondering that why Mail keeps quitting after the 10.10.3 update. The mail app worked fine and I never had to quit it, but now it happens occasionally. Sorry I didn't provide those ...
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ICS invites are added to calendar, but no acceptance sent

I am working with iCloud, iPhone and Macbook Pro on Yosemite. I receive ICS calendar invites via mail from a user using Outlook. When I click on the ICS file in the mail, it opens and I can add it ...
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Mac Mail - Account already exists error when adding gmail

I added a new gmail account to Mac Mail via the File> Add Account, but the mailbox does not show up in mail. If I try to add it again, it says the account already exists. It does exist in System ...
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How to configure Mail v8.2 to supply a different default reply-to address in emails being sent?

I'm using Mail v8.2 on Macintosh OS X Yosemite and would like to transition to a new email address. Therefore, I'd like to keep using my old email address for the time being and I have configured my ...
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Grayed out “Redirect” option in OSX Mail.app

Running recent Mavericks (10.9.5) I am wondering why I can only sometimes redirect messages, as opposed to forwarding, as in principle being offered via "Message > Redirect". Sometimes this works, ...
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Add note to emails in Mail App or alternative Mail app?

I just found http://www.indev.ca/MailTags.html but I will not pay 30 bucks just for adding some notes to my mails. Are there some free extensions or alternative mail apps that support adding notes to ...
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How do I search for recipients in Apple Mail?

There are some messages in folders On My Mac in Apple Mail that are from a listserv, so the "to:" field shows "to:list@thislist.com" or whatever. I know that in the headers of the messages, one of ...
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Spell-check doesn't work on words with dashes (Mail.app in Yosemite)

I just upgraded to Yosemite, and noticed that in Mail.app spell check (as you type) doesn't work properly if two words are connected by a dash (hyphen) and only the second one is misspelled. For ...
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Can I force apple mail to display “Re:” again instead of the German (and bad) translation of “Aw:”

Since I upgraded to Mavericks, Apple Mail will display localized versions of subject prefixes, even if the original received mail used the English prefixes. I find that quite annoying, as this does ...
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I have lost the contents of Mail on my IPad Mini

All of a sudden I no longer have anything in any of the folders in Mail. I can't figure our how to get it back.
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Mail app doesn't get 2 e-mails that I can see on another device

I saw that I had two more e-mails on my windows phone device, and I went ahead and did Shift + Cmd + N to Get all new mail, but those two e-mails never arrived. I sent myself a test e-mail, and it ...
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Where are my emails stored and how can I mark them as read from commandline?

I am constantly getting emails of the form "Node status bad", "Node status ok", "Node status unknown" and I would like to know, for example, if an email of the form "Node 3 status bad" came in and ...
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Mark all future messages in a thread as read with a single button click in Yosemite Mail

Is there any plugin that allows me to mute a thread like Gmail does? I know this has been discussed before, but the solution there is not with a single button click.
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I can no longer send from Mac Mail on Gmail

Running 10.9 on MacBook Pro. Can receive email but when I click on the "new or compose" button nothing happens. No window shows up. I can forward and reply - but can not send a new message. I have ...
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How do I limit an Apple Mail search to emails to a particular domain, and view the “to” address in the main view?

How do I limit an Apple Mail search to emails to a particular domain? I have a catchall at mydomain.com. So any mails sent to any address at this domain gets forwarded to my gmail. For example ...
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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: ...