Apple Mail, the email client application provided with Mac OS X

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

4
votes
2answers
6k views

How can I mark all emails as 'Read' after IOS Update 5.0 on iPhone?

I just updated to iOS 5.0 on my iphone and when it started up for the first time, all of my emails in a POP account are now showing as unread. The total is 79 emails and I don't want to go one at a ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

alias youremail@me.com(icloud) from a custom domain (like Google Apps fyd)

Similar to how Google Apps for you Domain works with your own domain (by using the mx record settings). How would I setup icloud email to achieve this? Custom domain is not suppored out of the box ...
2
votes
3answers
5k views

Why don't accepted event invitations through MS Exchange show up in iCal?

I'm using Lion's iCal and Mail.app, and I've started working in a company where everyone uses MS Exchange. I haven't connected iCal to Exchange. When I receive an event invitation (sent with Outlook) ...
0
votes
0answers
381 views

Can I Disable the Duplicates Counter in Lion Mail?

I've recently switched to using Gmail via IMAP in Mail.app on Lion, and I've mostly got it configured to do what I want. However, there's one annoyance I haven't been able to fix yet. Because of ...
2
votes
3answers
3k views

iCloud, created @me.com email with wrong Apple ID, how to claim it with correct Apple ID?

I logged into iCloud with an old Apple ID (abc@mac.com) because I was hoping I could use that old email address with iCloud. However, it told me I had to create a new @me.com email address in the ...
2
votes
2answers
551 views

my Apple ID is …@mac.com — can I use it with iCloud?

When .Mac first came out I signed up for trial and got "myname"@mac.com I never did subscribe to .Mac or MobileMe, but it appears I still "own" that email address because I just logged into iCloud ...
4
votes
4answers
53k views

How to use SMTP and IMAP with iCloud email?

I've never used @me.com or @mac.com emails before. Neither did I use MobileMe. So when the iCloud came out last night I created @me.com email account this morning. Registration on its own went just ...
1
vote
3answers
381 views

How can I mark a thread as read in Lion Mail?

In Mail 5.0, when I view a message, it's marked as read. No surprises there. When I get a few messages in the same thread, and I view the thread, the latest message is marked as read, but I can't ...
3
votes
4answers
4k views

How can I convert a .eml file to a .mbox file for Apple Mail?

How can I convert a Windows Live Mail eml file to Apple Mail mbox file
1
vote
2answers
3k views

Using iCloud Mail account from Computers without Lion?

If I understand correctly, MobileMe Mail will only work in the future under ICloud. For iCloud you need iOS 5 or Lion on an actual computer. I have 4 Apple computers currently in use, I use mail on ...
3
votes
2answers
685 views

OS X Lion Mail.app sound effects bug

This is one of the weirdest bug that I've observed: It seems that Mail.app's audio notifications for new mail and sending mail accumulate and play in order of occurrence when I unplug external ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

How to delete bad entries in Mail's helpful drop-down lists?

When I send an email, I type two or three letters and select the recipient's full name in the list that pops up. A great feature. But one day I mistyped an email address and now have several junk ...
4
votes
2answers
745 views

Mail.app: How can Choose Signature choice be based on recipient?

I have different mail signatures that I'd like to use, depending on whether my recipient is internal or external. In the Signatures tab of Mail.app preferences, I can choose random or sequential ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Set up Gmail to work properly with Apple Mail

I often can't find my sent mail in my Gmail account viewed on my Mac in Apple Mail. I did not set up these folders, but I have both a "Sent Mail" folder indented under a "Gmail" folder and a "Sent ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

How do I add attachments in iPad Mail?

My friend has an iPad 2 and we can't seem to find a way to attach photos to emails using the standard Mail software the device comes with. What are we missing?
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Can I automaticly CC emails to an email address in Mail.app?

Are there any email clients for Mac OSX (10.6.7) which can automaticly CC an email ID (without writing the CC email field)? Update 1 - I want to give an email ID to all the team members. I am using ...
0
votes
2answers
7k views

Can I use outlook web access with mail app on iphone 4?

My company runs an exchange server which also provides outlook web access. The thing is that I cannot connect using activesync from the iphone because the exchange server is only reachable through a ...
1
vote
1answer
256 views

How can I get “related emails” on iPad, like in Mac Mail.app?

Lion's new mail.app update has a great feature for displaying emails where it shows "related" messages, ie both messages received and Sent are shown in the same conversation. Is there a way to get ...
10
votes
4answers
2k views

Mail.app extension to avoid sending email from the wrong account?

I have recently starting using Mail.app with two email accounts (work and home). Every now and then I send email while having the wrong folder selected, and the default "from" account will be not ...
3
votes
0answers
226 views

Sparrow always set itself as the default mail reader [closed]

I have Sparrow configured for my personal gmail account, and Mail.app for working. However, every time I open Sparrow, it will set itself as the default .eml file reader, although I didn't config the ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Gmail Draft emails do not sync properly between Apple Mail.app (on Mac) and iPad

My Gmail drafts are not syncing properly between Apple's Mail.app (on the Mac) and the Mail app on the iPad. What is the proper way to set up drafts so that they sync properly?
2
votes
2answers
614 views

Can OS X Lion Server automatically set up Mail using Open Directory information?

This is my first experience with OS X Server, I setted Open Directory up and added some accounts through Workgroup Manager. When I login in on one of the remote Apple computers with one of the ...
4
votes
3answers
194 views

Leopard won't remember default programs

Everytime I restart/boot my mac and open up a mail application (thunderbird) or a web browser (firefox or chrome) I am always asked if I want to make it the default. This happens even if I click yes. ...
2
votes
1answer
560 views

Export Notes from Entourage to Apple Mail

Is it Possible to export the notes made in Entourage 2008 V 12.0.0 to Apple Mail notes? How do I do it?
1
vote
2answers
271 views

Mail.app smart mailbox “match any” problem

Anyone know why this doesn't work? If I remove either of the rules I get emails but never if I have both.
1
vote
1answer
815 views

Why isn't iPhone Mail working right with Google Apps Email?

I am having a big problem with my iPhone's Mail App. For some reason, emails are not going to my iPhone. I have all of my settings right and I have IMAP on in settings and this still keeps popping up: ...
3
votes
1answer
791 views

Is there a way to add all of the recipients of an email to a group/folder in contacts from Mail?

In mail, I'll get email to a list of about 50 people, all of whom need to be in my address book. Is there a way to add them all at once? I can tell it to add one at a time, but I can't seem to get it ...
7
votes
2answers
7k views

Is it safe to remove ~/Library/Mail folders

I just traded in Mail.app for Sparrow and want to clear up some space on my hard drive. Is it safe to remove the ~/Library/Mail/V2/IMAP-[mailbox] folders for any mail accounts that I have removed from ...
11
votes
5answers
5k views

How do I stop iCal from launching Mail.app?

I do not use Mail.app, instead using Postbox 2 for all my email needs. I do use iCal for my calendaring, syncing it with my Google Apps accounts. Whenever iCal wants to send a reminder, it tries to ...
5
votes
2answers
3k views

Turn off automatic preview in apple mail

Is it possible to turn off automatic preview of attachments when composing an e-mail? NOTE: Yes I know that I can manually ctr+select the attachment and disable preview, but I want this done ...
1
vote
0answers
125 views

Sharing Flag colors and names over multiple macs running Lion

I have upgraded to Lion and have found that Flagit is not compatable. What I liked is that I could share settings over IMAP. I am wondering if this is possble using the Mail flag colors and custom ...
3
votes
1answer
408 views

Limit Spotlight to mail

The thing is I hate Spotlight like every software burning my cpu for no reason when I am working and I could put my cpu to better use BUT it is required to search in mail bodies with Mail so I still ...
5
votes
4answers
3k views

Composing messages in Apple Mail: Displaying text on screen in larger size without changing font size

When composing messages in Mail.app, as I now have an HD screen on my MBP, the default Helvetica 12pt appears quite small. I would like to be able to enlarge the text size, but only locally, ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

In Lion's new Mail.app, is it possible to change the font size of the mailbox list?

I have a small screen and MANY email mailboxes. I'd like to make the side panel font size smaller, but I can't find an option for it. Is there one? (I can change the font size in messages and in the ...
1
vote
2answers
220 views

Is it possible to have different font sizes for editing and message actually sent?

Recently I switched from Thunderbird and so far really love native Mail.app which is quite lightweight to my surprise! However the transition seems a bit hard as the size of the font while editing ...
1
vote
3answers
308 views

Can I upgrade to the Lion Mail app alone, without upgrading to Lion in general?

I'm currently on 10.6 and I really like it so I'm not really thinking about an upgrade right now. Two things I really like about 10.7 are the full screen apps and the Mail client. Is it possible to ...
1
vote
2answers
684 views

Mail.app and Gmail - All Functionality

All, I have Gmail and I'm currently using the Sparrow application, but I wanted to see if Mail.app was able to handle what I need. 1) Archive AND delete functionality side by side. - Yes, I archive ...
3
votes
2answers
512 views

Is it possible to send mail using Command + Enter in Mail?

I can't think of any reason why Command ⌘ + Enter ↩ would not send a mail draft, instead of the current shortcut, which is Command ⌘ + Shift ⇧ + D Is there a way to change this?
10
votes
3answers
5k views

How do I prevent Lion Mail from marking a message as read after deleting/archiving another message?

This is driving me nuts. I go through my mail in reverse chronological order. This means I look at the newest mails first and then go back from there. So this scenario happens dozens of times a day: ...
4
votes
2answers
734 views

Archive emails on Google Mail using Apple Mail

Is it possible to archive emails using apple mail? Or do I have to log in to the web UI to archive old mail? I am using 10.6.7.
0
votes
4answers
617 views

Is there a standard format for HTML-emails?

I have noticed that HTML-formatted graphical emails which I receive are the perfect width for the message pane in Lion's Mail app. It almost looks as if Apple designed them (it didn't they are from ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

I cannot configure Mail 5 on Lion to work the way I want with Google GMail

I just spent a good hour on Mail app, and its pissing me off. First archive button is dumb, it actually creates a label called [imap]/archive. Sending messages is dumb, it actually creates a label ...
0
votes
3answers
246 views

I administer a Mac OS X Server email server and it is down. Can you help? [closed]

I hope this is a stupid question [with an obvious answer that I am missing] ... My email services have suddenly stopped working and nothing I do seems to affect the problem. Existing mail accounts ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Mac OS X Lion Mail not sending

Since upgrading to Mac OS X Lion, I consistently have issues sending mail from Mail.app. I can receive mail but when I send mail it stays in the outbox. Sometimes I can send the mail in the outbox by ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

Is it possible to make Mail require a password on startup? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to password protect individual apps? I want to know if I can make Mail require a password to actually do anything, see messages, etc. so no one can just ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

How to search in Mail.app within Gmail Chat history?

I setup Mail.app to pull GMail data . I realized that I cannot search within my GoogleTalk chat history. Is there a way or a hack to get the chat history to my folders that get pulled as well so that ...
1
vote
1answer
149 views

In mail.app can one set the default account that is used to send mails to a specific person

In mail I use two email accounts, a gmail for private use and an email adress that was allocated to me for use when mailing to teachers and staff. I would like to set mail.app to automatically use ...
3
votes
3answers
417 views

Full Screen Mail.app with other windows in other Desktops - Lion

I use Mail.app in full screen mode quite frequently. However, I often like to open up and individual message for a task I'm working on and move it to a different Desktop. Opening up a message in ...
3
votes
6answers
9k views

Mail.app in Lion - is there a way to create tasks from email?

I'm not sure if I haven't seen that in earlier versions of Mail.app, but I would really love to have the ability to create a task in iCal from an email - and that this task could link to the original ...
4
votes
1answer
983 views

What is the filename of “New Messages Sound”?

I'm looking for the file which Mail plays when a message comes in.