Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Default sender in Apple Mail when replying and more than one account

Using Mavericks Apple Mail, I have two Exchange mail accounts, one for myself and one for Jane Doe. The accounts are organised in the left hand mailbox list with mine above Jane Doe's. If I reply to ...
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Restore gmail messages to mail.app after TimeMachine restore

I have a dozen different email accounts for different roles, all of which I interact with through mail.app. I had a hard drive disaster, and restored from TimeMachine. It did an impressive job of ...
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How to sync mail between PC and Mac

I have both a Mac and a PC. On the PC I use Outlook. My question is, how do I sync mail between the PC and Mac? Previously I was keeping the .pst file from the PC on an external HD so I could see it ...
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Mail.app won't recognize a contact's name from my Address Book

I use Mac OS X Mail and have all of my work contacts in Address Book. When I receive email from one contact, the "From" field just displays his email address (as opposed to his first and last name) ...
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Forward or Bcc a copy of all outgoing mail

I've got one machine set up with an email account, using Mail.app. I'd like to send a copy of all outgoing mail from that account to another email address I have, which is not on the same machine. ...
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Yosemite upgrade causing Mail to crash

I upgraded to Yosemite on my 2011-12 iMac, from system 10.6.8. It worked to a point, but with major problems with the mail - crashing and not working, basically.My Mac tech said it "should work"...but ...
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Can't send outgoing messages in Mac Mail

I have a Gmail account which I access using Mac Mail. I still am able to receive messages but cannot send messages in Mac Mail. I receive the following message for each unsuccessful attempt to send: ...
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Mac mail shows thousands of incoming emails in Activity

Does anyone know how to bug test Mac Mail? Each time I open it, it starts to hog resources and shows thousands and thousands of "incoming mail messages". I certainly do not have any email ...
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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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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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Preview/Mail printing issue

I am attempting to print PDF's (and save documents as PDF's) as close to full bleed as possible. Right now I am losing approximately 3/4" in margin left, right, top and bottom. Any way to adjust ...
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Is there a mail merge solution on OS X besides Microsoft Office?

I've been using Microsoft Office for mail merge and it is fraught with character encoding issues. I'm curious if there is another solution for mail merge besides Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac. I've ...
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Deactivate automatic mark as read in Apple Mail 7.3

I just changed from Windows to OS X Mavericks with Apple Mail App 7.3. The first thing I'm wondering about is that I cannot disable the automation to mark an email as read by default when I just ...
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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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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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Mail.app stopped working after upgrade to OS X Mavericks

Mail.app is not working since the upgrade to OS X Mavericks. I read that I should try to uncheck SSL. However it won't let me. All my emails just sit in the outbox. Is there a way to remedy this or is ...
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How can I solve false duplicate in Mail.app?

I recently switched to Mail.app from Outlook 2011 and have been importing some of my archive messages. The problem is that for many of the messages, Mail.app seems to think they are duplicates so it ...
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Move mail boxes data to external drive on Mac Mail on Mavericks

I have read, and search one blog to another, one question that seamed what I wanted. I do not want to move the whole Mailbox or configuration to another drive but want to free up some disk space by ...
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Where did the Trash icon go on iPhone 4 Mail?

In Mail on iPhone 4, with software update 4.2.1, it seems my Trash icon has been replaced with "Move to Folder". Is there someway to get the Trash icon back, so I can delete messages with one ...
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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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Notification Center on iOS 6 is not removing deleted emails

After upgrading to iOS 6 on my 4S i'm seeing that after I delete an email in the mail app itself, it was SUPPOSED to remove it from notification center. Now even after i've deleted messages without ...
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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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Why does Mail.app automatically add iCal events from invitations I receive?

I sometimes receive emails with .ics file attachments. Mail.app automatically adds these events to my iCloud Calendar as soon as I preview the message. How can I disable this behaviour and only add ...
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Can I automatically remove my signature from all replies? Mail 6.2 OS x 10.8.2

In OS X Mail.app (version 6.2 from OS X 10.8.2), I can see how to automatically add a signature for all new messages, but I do not want it automatically added when I reply to a message. Is there a way ...
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10.9 Mail “smart mailbox” doesn't filter properly

I have a smart mailbox setup to combine the inboxes of my 3 Gmail accounts. It worked great in 10.8. In Mavericks, this "smart inbox" frequently shows messages which have already been archived, and ...
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How to combine multiple mailboxes in Mail.app?

My OS is Mavericks. The mailboxes shown are grouped under headings MAILBOXES, SMART MAILBOXES, ON MY MAC, and MY EMAIL ADDRESS. I have Sent and Trash under each. Their contents are not entirely ...
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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 can I use Gmail as the default mail client app in Mac OS X?

I use Gmail as my e-mail client, but when I click on a "mailto:" link, the Mail.app is opened. Is there a way to avoid the Mail.app opening in this case? Can I open Gmail instead?
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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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Why is (Yosemite) Mac Mail hitting my internet so hard?

Mail is downloading 250-500Kb/sec and has been for a while now. I can't figure out what it's doing. Is there some way to find out? I tried Window->Activity but it didn't show anything being ...
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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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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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How can prevent certain senders from going to Junk Mail without creating contact?

I am running Mountain Lion 10.8 and use Mail.app for my email mostly. I recently purchased a product from Amazon, somewhere I order from frequently, and noticed that I didn't receive the usual sales ...
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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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Apple iOS 8.0.2 cannot open jpeg files. Only opens winmail.dat

As soon as I downloaded IOS 8.0.2 I'm no longer able to read emails correctly… My staff send me email and I'm receiving pictures as winmail.dat and they're jpeg.
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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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IMAP synching issues on OS X Mavericks

I am new to OS X. Yesterday I set up my email accounts in Mail. It immediately synchronised my emails from my inbox. However, since then I don't get my mails, although I see them through webmail. I ...
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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, ...
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“Open Link Behind Mail” in Mail.app not working

When on my Mac I right click on a link in mail and select "Open Link Behind Mail" nothing happens. I tried opening Console and seeing if there was an error message when I did it again, but I didn't ...
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Mail - Deleting/Hiding Exchange mailbox's (e.g. RSS Feeds)

We're running Exchange 2010 and I have access the server if I can make changes there. Basically is there a way to hide or delete the RSS Feeds folder that shows up on the Mac Mail app? When I try to ...
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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 to connect iOS Mail app to Gmail with two-step verification

This is an issue that I run across every time I modify my two-step verification settings in Gmail or set up a new phone. I've asked this question to Google enough times. Now I think I'm qualified to ...
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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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Tons of log entries for Mail

I get tons of log entries from Mail.app as: 2014-10-17 09:41:07.059 Mail[344]: Received undocumented error: The meeting message couldn't be correlated because the target is a repeating master and the ...
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How can I delete my Mail App and re-install it?

My mail app does not give me a viewer window and all File options are greyed out & not available. iMac 3.06 intel core 2 Duo OS X 10.9.4 Mail opens in this state. I have created new user ...
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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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Incorrect name keeps appearing in Mail.app account info

I changed my name in iCloud a while ago, and then reverted that change. iCloud.com, the iCloud System Preference pane, and the info that appears in the Internet Accounts entry for the iCloud account ...