Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Email won't load on iPhone 4s

Lately my iPhone 4s has been glitching a lot. The latest thing to not work is email. I try to load it and it says "Cannot Get Mail. The mail server 'imap.gmail.com' is not responding. Verify that you ...
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Restoring from TM backup causes Mail to import and eat up HD space on Mac Air

I use a Mac Air 256 GB HD on Yosemite 10.10. I recently noticed large date range of emails gone missing. Rebuilding the mailbox did not solve the problem so I decided to restore my entire Mac from the ...
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Deleting mails from Apple Mail Yosemite 10.10.5

In my previous iMac which was 8 years old, I had it set up to be able to automatically connect to my usual @outlook.com account whenever I clicked on the mail icon to forward a webpage to someone. ...
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how many emails does my mac book air archive hold?

I am saving emails in the archive option on my macbook air. What is the quantity limit??
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Mac mail prevent mark as read

I am working on a mac running OSX 10.10.5 and I am using Apple mail. When I am reading an email I want to prevent the email from being marked as read instantly. I would rather mark it myself, or have ...
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How to block an email thread from notifications in Yosemite

Is there a way to block a specific email thread from notifications in Yosemite without turning notifications off for email? I am using mail.app.
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iPhone 6 mail app delays

I am using iPhone 6 native app as my email client. I recently did the latest update and I have noticed that I've been receiving my email notifications a bit late or delayed. The notifications are ...
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Mac OSX Mail processing millions of unknown Incoming emails

I don't know why my Mail is processing Millions of mails ..but obviously I don't have that many mails.. I wonder what is happening to my mail client as it is roaring my CPU quite seriously.
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I'm having trouble setting up my email for my Mac, it's version 10.7.5

I received my brother-in-law's old Mac as a gift. When we tried to switch from his email to mine, the app won't accept my password or connect online. Does anyone know to fix this? The Mac still has ...
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Why won't Apple Mail open after install of OS X El Capitan 10.11? Any ideas?

I have installed the latest beta of OS X, El Capitan 10.11. The mail app said it needed to index mail. when it finished that process the mail app crashed. Now it refuses to open. Mail has been ...
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Disable Mail's “Image Size” from remembering last used setting

I almost always want mail to send a "Actual Size" image. However sometimes having mail automatically resize an image to "small/medium/large" is handy. However, after doing so Mail remembers the last ...
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Edit HTML in a forwarded message using Mac Mail

I have an email that I want to forward to someone. However I would like the edit the html of the email. I can see the source option-command-u, but I don't see how to edit it in my forwarded email. ...
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Mac Mail App - Lot's of flagged emails: getting rid of it

I recently bought a MacBook and now I am trying to understand how to use the native email client. I use only an iCloud and a Gmail account to handle email, and most of my important emails are in ...
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Smart Mailbox and Any Recipient rule not working

I've had a few smart mailboxes in Apple Mail which have worked fine so far, but I've noticed some odd behaviour lately (which may or may not have been there before). Mailbox rules: Date received - ...
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How can I use smtp to connect email to mail client

Right so we have set up a mail server for our company that does not use imap nor pop at the moment, it is based on smtp port 25 and I can't figure out how to link it with my mail client as it always ...
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Accidentally deleted all Mail - How can I get it back?

In Apple Mail, I accidentally marked all messages in the Inbox folder as Junk (I meant to mark as read) and it appears all mail was deleted permanently. My Mailbox Behaviours specify Yet the ...
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How to delete unwanted Sender (me) addresses in OS X Mail

I have a few email addresses in the dropdown list of Senders (i.e., my own email addresses that I send mail From) which are obsolete. One of them includes the string "4Q2delist@mac.com" which I never ...
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How to organize/receive emails on one account while sending from another

I have had a Yahoo account for a number of years and recently got a Gmail account. Since my Yahoo account has all my emails since forever saved into folders that are helpful for me to keep organized, ...
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How to check “to” and “from” fields for same e-mail domain in Mac OS Mail App?

The client I work for has their on e-mail address, and I also have my the company e-mail address. In order words I have something like email[at]client.com and email[at]company.com All client ...
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Extra characters are added to a file when opened via ios Email application

I am having the following scenario: I send a file to my email address If i download the file from my Mac, the downloaded file is the same as the original file If i forward the file to myself using ...
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Mail Failed to Load After Changed Gmail Password or Enable TFA

This happens after either you change your gmail password or enable Two Factor Authentication. Anyone faced this before and how did you resolve this? Thanks.
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Can't send or receive e-mail via Mail

I've tried multiple e-mail accounts and can't get my computer to talk to the e-mail server. I've loaded and re-loaded the SMTP and IMAP settings. Everything seems in order, but it just doesn't want ...
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Sort Apple Mail by “replied to”

I'd like to sort my email on whether I've replied to it or not. Apple Mail puts a little replied to icon to the left of whatever emails I've replied to so I know this filter exists. Thoughts on ...
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How can I set the default alert settings for calendar events added from Mail

By hovering over a date or time in Mail, you can add a calendar event. However, by default, all of the events I add in this way do not give me any kind of notification before they occur. The only way ...
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Email message duplicated from AppleScript

I'm using the following AppleScript within a rule to auto forward emails to Evernote. The issue I'm seeing is the email is duplicated in Evernote. Within Evernote the note contains the email twice. ...
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Create a directory in Mail to categorize emails from Exchange

I want to create some folders in Apple Mail so that I can put in some important mails in there. This can be easily done in Outlook, but is there also something similar on Mac? I saw that there is a ...
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Updating Apps to discover an unrecognized email linked to my account

Three of my current apps on my iPhone 6 require updates (What's App, Instagram and Skype). When I attempt to update them, an email address that I do not recognize comes up as linked to those ...
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MacBook Mail Issue

I added an new Gmail account to my Mac OS X Mail app in the Dock and it says it's there except I don't get email from that particular account. I opened up the setting for the email and this image is ...
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How to search Mac OS X Mail by List-Id?

I would really like to search based off the header List-Id but I haven't found a way to do this yet. When I type List-Id: <blah@group.company.com> into search, I get no results
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Where is my email after failed attempt to move it to IMAP?

when moving emails from a local folder to an IMAP servers while using a poor wifi connection the emails seem to disappear completely. Apple mail informs me: "The message 'foo' cannot be moved to the ...
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How can I change the Mail face to show up for to/from fields in a folder?

When I select an email in my sent folder I get the face of the person I've sent the email to: I have a habit of keeping local copies of all sent email for archival. When I copy this email to a ...
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Calendar not sending acceptance notifications to meeting organisers (ICS invites)

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 to ...
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Apple Mail configured to use exchange but To and CC addresses coming from other sources

How can I limit the recipients to just contacts from the Exchange directory? When I start typing in the "to" field, not only are my options people in my exchange directory, but also people in my GMail ...
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Apple Iphone 5s Activation issue…! [duplicate]

I got an Apple 5s as a gift from one of my cousin ..from abroad..Its been 3-4 months..and now when I try to use my phone..I couldn't... I,in person went to the apple store and enquired,..They said ...
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How to share large size images from Photos app via Mail

It used to be possible to email photos from iPhoto in several meaningful sizes: full size, large, medium, small. Those sizes still exist ostensibly, but when selecting "large," the size is nearly ...
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Trying to find file location of Mac Mail Smartboxes so that I can run automatic email archiver

I'm currently working on a MacBook late 2008 with OS X Yosemite 10.10.3. I use Mac Mail for my email. I have created smart mailboxes to collect together emails that relate to a project number. When ...
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Mail can't connect to… non-existing account

I get alerts from mail that a password to one of the mail accounts is not valid. This may well be - however, I'm not using that account any longer. In the account list - this account is NOT present - ...
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Apple Mail 8: How to display mails in plain text?

Is there an option in Apple Mail 8 to have mails displayed in plain text format? I cannot find a setting for it and the classic way to disable it does not seem to work anymore.
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Apple Mail 8 shows welcome screen on every launch

I recently upgraded from Lion to Yosemite. Now using Mail 8.2 the welcome screen shows up with every launch of the program. Dis- and reenabling the IMAP account like proposed here did not fix it. What ...
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How do I reset Mail attachment preferences?

On my dads Macbook I configured via terminal (don't ask how, I forgot) that all attachments should appear as thumbnails. However, somehow they appear as thumbnails, but are thumbnails too. So when you ...
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How do I use Applescript to reply to an email?

Specifically I'm looking for a simple tweak in the Mail app. I have a rule set up to "Reply with text" to certain emails that come in, but one source in particular (Trulia) emails me messages from ...
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How to get Mac Mail to show different Gmail addresses in the reply to field?

I have a primary gmail account: me@gmail My employer set up email that forwards to gmail as a different identity: me@mtk.org Me@gmail downloads to my Mail inbox on Mac. I can reply to messages sent ...
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Creating a Group List inMail

After creating a new group, when listing new group name in TO:, it shows 4 addresses correctly, and then repeats one name about 20 times...and not the rest of the contacts in the group...then have to ...
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Mail displays different name

Apple Mail displays a different FROM name in the mail list pane, even though in the message pane it shows the correct name. This error is not consistent, that is, it might show one contact name, and ...
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OS X Server - Internal Email for Domain

I run OS X Server 4.x on a Mac Mini. I currently have a domain example.com with Mail services setup and everything is working okay so far. My router has IMAP and SMTP port forwarded to the server. ...
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iOS/Mac OS/Gmail 2-step verification broken

Okay, so I've been struggling with this conflict for days now, and I can't figure out how to fix it. Something happened with the way iOS, Mac OS, and GMail has set up 2-step verification and ...
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Can I use our SSL certificate for digital mail signatures?

We have a GoDaddy SSL Certificate that we use on our OS X Server for securing some web sites and the Mail Service running on it. Our company website FQDN is one of the 5 named on that certificate but ...
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Compress images to PNG in Mac Mail

Is there a way to have Mac Mail compress images to PNG rather than JPEG by default? I've noticed that a high resolution JPEG source image looks better when compressed to a low resolution PNG than a ...
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How to capture mail.app message url that will remain persistent when message is moved?

So mail.app has this wonderful message:// URL scheme, which works great—until the message is moved. Then links created sometimes work—and sometimes don't. I can't figure out the difference. So my ...
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Mail has suddenly stopped downloading new messages

I'm running Mail 8.2(2102) on Yosemite 10.10.4 on a late 2012 Mac Mini. A few days ago, Mail suddenly stopped downloading new messages. I can see in the Mail Activity window at the lower left of the ...