Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Why does my Keyboard not allow me to finish writing my e-mail, but work otherwise? Video Link

MacBook Pro (Late 2011), OS X 10.10.4 Increasingly Mail.app (Ver. 8.2) and Chrome (Version 43.0.2357.130 (64-bit)) do not allow me to type the rest of my input. This evening it happened and was able ...
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Yosemite Macbook air email

I've ad my mac for almost a year, and everything works fantastic. But the past few days, I can't shut down my computer because my mail app won't close, or even open. I've had to use my phone or go on ...
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When I click and delete a message, how does Mail.app decide which to select next?

In Mail.app (8.2 on Yosemite 10.10.3), when I click a message in the list (preview is on the right) and delete it (using keyboard or mouse), it seems quite random as to whether Mail will move the ...
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Mail.app create group from mail distribution list

I have a follow-on question from this one I have a message that I've sent to ~20 people. Is there a way to take that list of people and make a contact group from them? Thanks!
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Emails gone after cancelling archiving process

I've tried to move all my archived emails to a new account in Mail for OS X 10.10.4, Yosemite. During the process I got this error: The process failed due to storage limitations. Over 5000 ...
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Insecure connection and stored passwords disappear

I am troubleshooting my dad's computer and I am confused about what's going on, sorry if the symptoms are a little bit all over the place. I am connecting the computer with a wifi that all other ...
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Mail.app rule to forward message with changes to subject line

I am interested in creating some rules in mail.app that will take certain incoming messages and perform these tasks 1. forward the message to an address i specify 2. change the subject to something ...
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Google account cannot activate mail

I am trying to set up a Google Apps account on Yosemite. I can log into the account, up until where I select which services to active. It will only activate Contacts and Messages. Mail, Calendar, and ...
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What happens to iCloud mail if storage payment fails

I'm thinking of switching to iCloud Email and to buy more storage (currently 5gb) but im not sure if it's reliable to be charged for the storage on a monthly basis. Can someone tell me what happens if ...
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Homebrew mutt(1) file permission weirdness

I just installed mutt ('brew install mutt') running as myself (uid=501(john)), no sudo. It seems to have worked, but now I've got a couple of weird permission problems. When I run mutt, email ...
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Completely disable autocomplete in Mac Mail

I use mail 8.2 on OS X 10.10. Due to new corporate policy at my office, no autocompletion is allowed in e-mail clients (except maybe for address fetching from the corporate address book via exchange: ...
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'Mail can't connect to the account' keeps appearing

So I've configured my mail using a profile. I have setup 3 mail accounts, but each time I launch Mail, it asks me for the passwords of all those accounts. The first time I thought: maybe that's a bug ...
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Mail: Select SMTP server automatically on addressee

I have two SMTP servers configured in Mail. One for school, and one for my private email. I would like that Mail automatically picks the one for school if I'm sending an email to someone of my school. ...
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Missing Mail.app in Finder, but exists in /Applications folder

I've not ever wanted to use the Mail app on my Mavericks machine, but recently I decided I'd give it a shot. However when I went to Applications in Finder, I couldn't see it. Nor was it in ...
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Can I remove out-dated coloring from Apple Mail “Rules” settings?

After experimentation with Apple Mail, Rules settings, I'm left with a rainbow-colored inbox, and I want to remove all of that coloring which is no longer specified by my Rules settings. I've tried ...
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Why does opening Mac Mail show a preview pane not the whole email?

On my MacBook OS X 10.10.3 when I used to open Mac Mail it would just display the entire message and there was more flexibility to deal with this or other messages. Now it seems to load a preview ...
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iOS 8.3 Ignoring Inline CSS

I have an HTML email signature with Outlook.com where I can only use inline CSS. I'm styling the telephone number to lose the iOS blue underline link but want to retain the "tap to phone" ...
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After upgrade to Yosemite 10.10.3, Mail v8.2 Notes To Do Lists have disappeared

I just upgraded to Yosemite 10.10.3 with Mail version v8.2 I cannot find my Notes To Do Lists.
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A junk mail that don't want to be deleted

I got a strage behaviour on my Mail.app: In my Junk mail folder I see an email of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) coming from this email address: phuonghm@baria.baria-vungtau.gov.vn It's ...
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Remove Group Names added to subject in OS X Server Mail

I have just finished installing OS X Server and the mail section of the installation is all done, however I have noted that when groups receive emails the groups name is placed in [ ] within the ...
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Spotlight does not index mail

Spotlight does not deliver any result from mail messages (although searching inside Mail.app works) I tried to re-index the mails with the following result: $ mdimport -Vp -d 4 -r ...
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Mail App keeps hanging (not crashing) on Yosemite 10.10.3

Mail runs fine for a few hours, then hangs. I must force quit, then reopen. It runs fine for another few hours then crashes. This is a fresh install of Yosemite, and I rebuilt the index and tried ...
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Avoid downloading archive mail OS X

I am looking for a way to avoid archived mails on iCloud from being downloaded automatically in Apple Mail. Does anyone have an idea?
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Yosemite - Mail not working

After installing Yosemite, Clicked on "Mail" it said, "Installing, will take a few minutes" when that finishes, it says "optimizing mailboxes" and then immediately crashes. Tried deleting accounts, ...
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Mail with gmail: labels get lost occasionally

I am using Mail with two gmail accounts and I am using labels to archive my messages. All my gmail labels show up as folders in Mail. I then use Mail to move emails from the inbox into respective ...
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Apple Mail mixes up sent messages with other sent messages within and across different accounts

I'm a Mac newbie using Apple Mail version 8.2 on Yosemite 10.10.3: I have 5 mail accounts and have noticed that mails sent from any account often get mixed up with sent mails from the same or ...
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Cmd+Tab for apps that are running but closed in Yosemite

Is there a way to reopen apps that are minimized or "closed" but still running when using Cmd+Tab? For example if I close mail, then Cmd+Tab to mail, it does nothing. The alternative is to try and ...
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Why does my previous recipients list in Mail.app contain addresses I have not sent emails to?

From Mail's help documentation: Mail keeps a list of the email addresses you send messages to, and uses the list to suggest or complete addresses for you when you send email. You can delete ...
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A modal occupies the entire Mail app when composing a new mail

Some annoying new feature has been added since an update I did recently. When I start to compose a new mail the compose window till appear as a modal and lock the rest of the mail app. This makes it ...
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Mail window doesn't appear until I enter full screen?

I'm having a very strange problem with Mail on a new iMac which is running 10.10.3. The Apple store migrated the user's home files over from an old MacBook, which was running Snow Leopard, and ...
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Quitting Mail is very slow

Since a few years I can't quit Mail.app instantly. The more folders I have entered during the usage, the more folder Mail.app tries to close before it quits. Each close operation takes 3-8 sec to ...
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Mail, Contacts & Calendars refuses to connect to Google

Since yesterday the System Preferences pane on Mail, Contacts & Calendars refuses to connect to Google to setup e-mail, calendars and contacts. It started after Contacts.app did not want to sync ...
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Paste only email address without name

In the Mac Mail app, copying an email address of someone in your address book (e.g. from the header of some message) and pasting it elsewhere (e.g. in Text Edit) will result in "first_name last_name ...
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How to link multiple key events in AppleScript?

I have been trying to write an AppleScript that would open the mail app register a save as key event (Shift+Command+S) wait 1.5 seconds, do a return key event ("Enter") and then wait another 1 second ...
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Mac Mail “Not Responding” with Gmail IMAP account

I'm experience some issues with my Mac Mail on my MacBook Air. I hasn't been there all the time, as far as I can remember it started around Yosemite. In my mail, I've two accounts. One is my work ...
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How to see Archive Box

The Archive Box is not displayed in my Sidebar, yet I can archive mail. How do I get the Archive Folder to display, so i can retrieve my archived emails?
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Extract a tracking number from Mail app in mac and add it automatically to Parcel app

is there an appleScript that can Extract a tracking number from Mail app in mac and add it automatically to Parcel app so it sync directly with my apple Watch and my iPhone
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Draft in Mail does not handle mails properly, but piling up messages

I noticed recently that my Draft folder in Mail is not emptying after quitting and launching. Moreover, it gets more and more full of "gray" messages. That was not a behavior before, and everything ...
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Configure Apple Mail to always open calendar invites in Fantastical 2

How can I configure Apple Mail to always open calendar invites in Fantastical 2? Typically in OS X dialogs, you'd: Right click on file Select Open With... Choose the application Select Always open ...
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Mac Mail receiving emails extremely slowly

I recently purchased my first rMBP and I have noticed that Mail receives emails extremely slow. I receive the email on my iPhone 10 - 15 minutes before it appears on Mail. I've tried searching for ...
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Securityd process uses 100% CPU when Mail app is open

I have a Macbook Air mid 2011 with OS X Yosemite. For a couple of weeks, I have a process, called Securityd, that runs and uses 100% of my processor, making it hot and noisy. After some time, I ...
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Apple Watch Sync different email account

Just for my curiosity and knowledge, as you know with the iPhone we can add as many different emails account we want. But what about the Apple Watch Mail App? How many different inbox can the Apple ...
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OS X Mail: Dueling IMAP trash cans

I am a relatively new Mac user, and I am having trouble setting up one of my IMAP accounts in OS X Mail (Yosemite). I have set up several accounts, and Mail has added a trash can for each of them ...
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Apple ID password and email problem

My iPad Air is with sim card and 8.1.2 software. Not blocked or stolen. It in free use. I don't have my old iCloud password but in my old Apple ID account I changed my old name and surname (it was in ...
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Disable message autoselect in OS X Mail

Is there a way to stop Mail from automatically selecting messages? For example when I delete a message, it will immediately select the next one and mark it read. Then if I don't want to read the ...
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How do I fix the email counter on the tag below the task bar?

In the mail window, you can put a tag to your mail boxes below the taskbar (see screenshot) that you can click to go to that mailbox. The tag has a number indicating the number of unread messages. ...
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What makes OSX say that it's low free space on the boot volume for the program memory?

I had 3 GB of free space on my 32G SSD drive when I decided to do an index rebuild in my apple mail. It ate up all the free space. I connected an external drive and moved some applications to free up ...
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Mail found by iPad global search operation, but not in Mail app

Today I discovered this: If I search my iOS 8 iPad for a certain name, I find three different Emails. All of these are drafts. If I touch one of these findings, mail.app opens the drafts and show ...
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Adding contacts to a group is creating duplicate cards

When dragging contacts to a newly formed group in OS X, a duplicate card is automatically created and the contact in not added to the group. Repeated attempts to drag the contact name to the group ...
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How to disable an email account when the password has changed?

Is there a way to temporarily disable "Mail" for a given account when the password has changed other than deleting the account (see screenshot below)? What cannot be seen on the screenshot is the ...