Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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How do I stop loading images in Junk mail folder in Mail.app 6.6 with Gmail

I have setup Mail.app to use my Gmail account. Gmail has a spam filter that works excellent for me. But I sometimes check the Junk mailbox in Mail to see if something got there by accident. When I go ...
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What are the default special folder names for IMAP accounts in Mail.app (like Drafts, Junk, Sent)?

I'm setting up my own email server. Clients will connect to this server using IMAP. Nowadays it's possible to map the correct 'special' folders on the server to the local client (like Drafts, Junk, ...
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Can I edit the “Open with…” menu in Apple Mail / Finder?

I am aware of ways to remove duplicate entries from the Finder "Open with..." menu. But in this instance I simply want to cull down the list of apps that appear when I do "Open with..." on pictures. ...
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Mac OS X, Mail.app. attachments disappear in Archive

My system is Mac OS X Mountain Lion, and I am using Mail.app for an IMAP service. It's not gmail, it is a standard IMAP. When I archive email messages, the attachments sometimes disappear. If I ...
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Moving individual Mailbox to external drive

Does anyone know if it's possible to move a "Mailbox" in Apple Mail to an external drive? I have a relatively small SSD drive, and I'd like to create an Archive mailbox on an external drive. I don't ...
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Stop Mail from previewing pdfs and images in the body of an email [duplicate]

Is there a way in the Mail.app to prevent it from previewing pdfs and images in the body of an email. So that instead you just a get a normal file attachment ?
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Apply rules to messages in mailbox

I created some rules in Mail 6.6 application. Now, I want to apply these rules on my existing mails in mailbox, not just to the inbox, that is going to my mailbox after creation of the rules. How ...
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case mismatch in Mail.app between raw and displayed from fields

I notice that Mail.app (version 6.5) sometimes displays the from field of a message in a different case from how it is written in the raw message source. This seems to account for why some digitial ...
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How to search Mail in Time Machine?

I'm looking for a specific email I may have deleted, but I don't remember when I received it (it was at least a couple months ago). Digging through my Mail history in Time Machine for a single email ...
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How do I use Mail.app search and replace without the mouse

A recent update to Mail.app in Mac OS X changed the UI of the search and replace when composing a new message. The old version could be driven 100% from the keyboard while the new one requires using ...
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Is there a clever way import my Mail.app rules to iCloud?

I have a lot of rules in my Mail.app but when my computer is off my inbox fills up with junk and it's hard to read from the phone. I want to set up the rules on iCloud but don't see a way of ...
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How are apps like Mail+ connecting to Exchange, while Apple's Mail.app is blocked by my IT dept?

My IT department has this great idea: if you want to read your work email on your personal device, you have to give us total access to the device. Well, no. It's my personal device, you can't have it. ...
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Moving email from Mac Mail to Outlook

Is there a way to export and then import downloaded/saved e-mail from the default apple e-mail client to outlook 2011?
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Mail.app reverts preference changes on restart - what can I do?

I have a set of SmartMailboxes in mail.app and noticed after I change them and restart the program, the changes are lost. I just tried deleting an old rule under Preferences > Rules and the rule ...
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Force Mail.app to show manual configuration options

Now that Outlook.com supports IMAP email I'd like to set up Mail.app (on OS X 10.7.5) to use it rather than POP for that account. I have it set up on my Windows and Android machines, so I know it ...
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Recover Bookmarks, Mail, iCal and more after HardDrive upgrade

I have allowed myself a new SSD HD for my MacBookPro. Now since i had a case-sensitive HD (don't aks) and i wanted to get rid of it and also finally install Lion, i didn't copy the image of my old ...
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How to get Mail.app to show email addresses?

In 10.7's Mail.app, it shows all recipients as a blue bubble with a name in it. In order to see the email address, I have to click on the right side of the bubble, to get a pop-up menu. This is a ...
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How to highlight text by changing background colour in Mail

In Mail, I can only change the background of the entire email. How do I do this just for highlighted text?
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How to fix when Apple Mail fails to display new Exchange Imap e-mail messages?

In our case the Apple Mail client stops retrieving new incoming e-mail messages. Rebuilding the mailbox doesn't improve. After looking at the "Mail Connection Assistent" a.k.a. "Mail Connection ...
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Mail.app Conversation/Threading issues like RES: RES: RES:

When using Gmail on Apple's mail, the conversations/threads are not being grouped properly when the subject field of the messages starts having many prefixes "RES" in the subject. Some email clients ...
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Apple Mail, change incoming server

I have some Mac OS users using Mail to check their emails. We are planing to change the mail servers and thus changing both incoming and outgoing server addresses. I wonder if I can just change the ...
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AppleScript to find old mail messages is slow in ScriptEditor

So I have an AppleScript that iterates over all the messages in various mailboxes and finds messages which meet various criteria and moves them to Deleted Items. The mailboxes in question are ...
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Is it possible to change Apple Mail mail list background

I'm using Apple Mail 6.5, configured with "classic view". Is it possible to change the background color (and the foreground color of the fonts) of the main pane that shows the list of mails in the ...
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Apple Mail fails to interpret

I use Apple Mail Version 4.6 (1085) under OS 10.6.8. From time to time I find this kind of thing in my Inbox: --_004_366988BF4C7E3E47BD2D208797A90F7E01662044FD892008SERVERL_ Content-Type: ...
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Mac Mail.app accounts offline after working hours

The Mac I use for my business is the same Mac I use for personal stuff. That's why I want certain accounts (the work related ones, not my personal ones) to go offline after working hours. My mail ...
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Contacts being added automatically

Somehow, contacts are being added automatically to my Mac address book. They contain only an email address, which suggests that a mail program is creating these entries automatically. The only email ...
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How to make Apple Mail automatic forward (with rule) keep html format?

I use the Mail application (v 5.3) under Mac OSX 10.7 I have created a rule to automate mail forwarding to my team, based on the sender email address. It works, BUT the forwarded messages are in ...
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Easiest way to send multiple iWork attachments as Office documents

My grandmother just switched from a PC to a Mac, and I suggested that she use iWork instead of Office for Mac. Now she is getting used to iWork, but all of the people that she works with use Office. ...
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Outgoing e-mail server from Safari / text document

When I send/share a URL in Safari I want the default outgoing sender to be my gmail and not iCloud address. How do I set that. Also when I'm in a text document and I want to share/email it, the ...
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How to redirect mail from a main inbox to only your smart mailbox?

I have an Apple Mail smart mailbox set up to filter out all of the messages that contain a certain string in the subject line. Now, the problem is that there are A LOT of these messages and so they ...
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Mail pops up frequently

Apple mail application often appears and asks me to enter email address and password. I don't use this application. It happens even though I never clicked email address or something like that. How can ...
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Unable to delete or archive mail

Periodically, I keep getting an "x messages could not be moved to the mailbox xxx. An error occurred while moving messages to mailbox xxx" popup (see below). The only way I can resolve is to rebuild ...
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Set up smart mailbox to hold all messages to AND from a particular person

I want a smart mailbox that will display all the emails sent to me by a particular person as well as all the emails I've sent them. I assumed that setting the rules to be Contains messages that ...
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Sync mail settings from iPhone Mail.app to Mac Mail.app

I'd gotten an iPhone 5 earlier on in the year and managed to set up my Hotmail/Outlook account with no hassles. This week I bought an 11" MacBook Air and setting up the same account on my Macbook is ...
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How to make the email app on iOS work like Gmail app? [duplicate]

I tried searching for Macy's e-receipt by typing in Macy receipt on my Mac using Gmail, and the result came back in 1 second. (some of those emails were 1 month old, and another one 2 months old). ...
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Do any iOS Email Clients allow the folders to expand/collapse like Outlook?

I have a 12+ gb exchange account, with hundreds of files & sub files. The iOS mail client doesn't allow the folders to collapse & expand, which makes searching for files a real PITA. Are ...
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Showing SENT messages in VIP mailbox

Is there any way to modify the VIPs box to show all messages both TO and FROM a particular contact?
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How to sync mac mail app with only unarchived/recent gmail messages

I recently purchased a Macbook Air and I wanted to use the default Mail app that came with it. When I add a gmail account to it, it tries to download all the mail I've ever received (~10 years worth ...
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How do I set Mail.app not to send the recipient names as they appear in my address book

When I send mails to addresses from my address book, the recipients in the address bar are shown like name <nick@domain.tld>. Can I somehow prevent that name part, so that only the actual mail ...
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Duplicate archive subfolders with Mail.app

I have a strange problem with Mail and I cannot understand if it's a bug or not. When I archive a message, Mail creates duplicated subfolders. They are called "On my Mac" and they are located under ...
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Does Mail.app support Exchange “categories” on emails?

I've got a team who are all running Outlook on Windows to log into a shared inbox and use "Categories" to delegate incoming work. A new team member wants to use her Mac, running Mail.app. I had no ...
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How to ask for a mail folder in applescript?

I apologise in advance since this will be a long question. I hope that somebody with applescript knowledge can help me. I am transferring whole of my Windows machines to Apple and I am stuck with one ...
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Remove VIP mail box from sidebar in Mac Mail

I accidentally set one of my contacts to be a VIP in Mac Mail, it then added this folder in the image below into the sidebar, when i removed the VIP status of that contact the VIP folder still ...
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Unable to Delete Email Using Hotmail on IOS 6

When attempting to delete emails in the Mail app using hotmail (exchange server) there is always the error: "the message could not be moved to the mailbox trash" Messages used to delete just fine, ...
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IMAP config for Mail.app OSX - not showing folders properly

I've configured my mail.app IMAP settings on OSX (Mountaion Lion 10.8.4) and it doesn't show account folder properly (it's empty). However, in Mailboxes section account is shown correctly, but all ...
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Add more flags to Mail OSX client

Is there any way to add more flags to Mail.app (Mountain Lion 10.8.4)? I have a lot of subprojects, and need more flags.
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Mail Process 140% in Activity Monitor/1 IMAP Account/Random Problem

A friend of mine is having some problems with his Mail Account. As stated in the title, the Mail process uses 140% of the CPU, as shown in Activity Monitor. It's a random error, it doesn't happen all ...
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How can I get Mail.app notifications without keeping it running?

I like getting Growl notifications for incoming emails in Mail.app, but I'd prefer not to have to keep Mail.app running to see them. Is there a setting or third party tool for this?
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Linking Outlook.com mail account and Mac Mail via Active Sync

Ive setup a new outlook.com account and im trying to add it to Mac Mail, in the past when ive had Gmail account they've allowed me to use IMAP, but with Outlook.com you dont have that option - only ...
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Mail 6.5 Activity Indicator LAG

I get frustrated by the huge lag (delay) in Mail respond to the request for action. It takes few seconds or more before it shows to be responding to the request. Example the request for move mails ...