Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

4
votes
1answer
465 views

Archive to Gmail Fails, but only when using the Archive Button on the Toolbar

If I try to archive an email using the toolbar 'archive' button I get this error message: "The IMAP command “UID COPY” (to Archive) failed for the mailbox “INBOX” with server error: No folder Archive ...
0
votes
1answer
658 views

Mail in Mountain Lion does not search mail server

Ever since upgrading to Mountain Lion, I don't get the full search results when searching my Mail. Mail is now coming back with only 2-3 months worth of search and I'm not sure those are complete. ...
1
vote
4answers
873 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
838 views

Trouble sending emails in Apple's Mail Application

I can't send any emails on one of my email accounts in Apple's Mail application even though I can receive emails with this account. My other accounts send and receive. I have no problem sending from ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
507 views

How to access gmail via pop instead of imap in mail.app in iOS 7.1

In iOS 6.x, my iPad and iPhone were connected with pop to gmail accounts. When I delete a message on the iPad or iPhone, the message is NOT deleted on the gmail server. So the message is still in my ...
1
vote
0answers
77 views

Mavericks does not delete Gmail emails

I use the built-in Mail.app client to fetch my Google Mail emails using IMAP. If I delete an email in any mailbox except trash using the delete button, Mail.app puts the email in the corresponding ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Mail.app stopped showing To: recipients in my header

All of a sudden Mail.app is no longer showing in the header who is receiving the email, be it a group send or even an individual (me). It is there but you have to scroll over that line to see the ...
9
votes
5answers
6k views

How do I limit caching in Mail for Mavericks?

I have a really low capacity MacBook Air. Earlier this year, I discovered I could keep it usable without a bunch of "running low on disk space" warnings by limiting the caching performed by Safari and ...
3
votes
1answer
22 views

Adding “Delete” and/or “Mark as read” to mail notifications in Mavericks

By default maill.app notifications has two buttons. One for replying to the email and the other one for closing the notification. This is very nice, although, I was wondering if there is any way that ...
3
votes
1answer
621 views

“Apply Rules” to Sent Mail folder in OS X 10.9 Mavericks does not work

Any idea why in Mail 7.0 (part of OS X 10.9 Mavericks,) when I select a group of messages in the Sent Mail folder and do Message --> Apply Rules command, nothing happens? (In prior versions of OS X ...
1
vote
1answer
645 views

Disable preview of pdf in Mail under OS X Mavericks

Known problem: Mail previews e.g. pdf attachments. I want to see it as symbol. I could right click and choose 'Show as symbol' but I want this as default. The old solution was typing into terminal: ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Apple Mail squeezes photographs from one address

Left: How it looked in the email I received. Right: Copied and pasted into a new email This happens with every photo I receive from this one guy, nobody else. The pic will open with a normal aspect ...
5
votes
1answer
936 views

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 ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

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) ...
0
votes
0answers
92 views

Setting up a IMAP hotmail/outlook mail account with SSL and with a certificate

I can't seem to enable SSL on my hotmail account in Mail. Whenever I enable SSL in Preferences>Accounts>(email)>Advanced the connection fails in connection doctor. My settings are here. These settings ...
2
votes
1answer
591 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
0answers
28 views

AppleScript auto Email attachment save

I am looking for an AppleScript, that simply uses an email defined by the "Mail Rules" and extracts the attachment to a specific folder. I found different codes, but they all didn’t do want I want. I ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Contact name not showing in Apple Mail

I have some contact emails added to my Contacts app along with their full name and have received a few emails from them in my Mail app. My understanding is that if the sender of an email is an ...
1
vote
0answers
30 views

How can I add an SMIME cert and configure iOS mail to use it?

In order to protect ourselves from NSA-style snooping, we need to start using SMIME encrypted email. Since I have over 10,000 BYOD devices to update, what is the most effective way to Deploy an ...
1
vote
2answers
48 views

Mails sent from my work gmail come back in my personal gmail

I have two accounts that are hosted by Gmail. One is my personal account with a gmail domain, the other is a work account with our company's domain. When I send or reply to mail from my Mac using ...
2
votes
1answer
236 views

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 the that I cannot disable the automation to mark a email as read by default when I just ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Mail - how to show POP3 mail account in the side bar

This is my Mail screen: I have Gmail Imap account and a Bezeqint POP3 account. I want to see my Bezeqint account in the sidebar as I see Gmail's account so I can add and change folders. How can i ...
1
vote
1answer
19 views

I can't remove alarms set with old apple mail app

I set some alarms using older mail program that came with OS X 10.6. During all upgrades, the alerts were preserved, but now I want to remove them and I can't find where they are defined. They are not ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Mavericks mail.app to/cc header detail white color

my mail.app suddenly stopped showing me to/cc header detail in all emails. I had a better look at it and those headers are there, but are displayed in white color. Details on image: I tried ...
0
votes
3answers
3k views

How to add tags to mail messages in Maverick?

With the new mac os maverick I'm able to add custom tag to almost every files. I'm sadly unable to create those tags inside Mail. Did I missed a checkbox or a feature. I'm talking here about color ...
4
votes
2answers
23k views

How do I reset Apple's Mail, in Lion, to default settings?

I have been having a bunch of email problems and want to start over. I have deleted all the IMAP accounts from Mail. What other files do I need to delete, hidden and otherwise, to make Mail (and ...
3
votes
2answers
66 views

Mirror number of unread mails in title bar

Is there a way to show the exact number of unread mails from the Mail.app icon also in the title bar? Note that this is not the same as showing the number of unread mails in inbox, since I can change ...
0
votes
0answers
60 views

Mail.app attachments show as icon or document content (inline)

I get my faxes sent to me by email as a PDF file. Sometimes it shows in the email as an icon with the filename.pdf. Sometimes it shows the content of the PDF within the email (i.e., you can read it in ...
1
vote
4answers
540 views

Edit subject line of email in inbox in mac mail

in mac mail is there a way to edit the subject line of an email thats in the inbox, this is just for internal filing reasons, say you get sent an email with the subject line 'attn:sam' that dosnt ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

iCloud email showing unread after moving

When I read an email the 'Unread' count reduces by 1. When I move this email to another folder, including Trash, within a few minutes my Dock icon lights up with 1 (or however many) unread emails. ...
2
votes
1answer
67 views

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. ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Debugging Exchange account setup

I have an Exchange account with an on-premises domain, but the mailbox lives in Office 365. In addition, my email address is different than my Windows domain login. When I try to add my Exchange ...
2
votes
1answer
179 views

How to have multiple names in Apple Mail?

In Mail.app I can send e-mails on behalf of different mail addresses. It looks like this: I've achieved this by inputting multiple e-mail addresses separated by a comma in the Email Address field of ...
2
votes
3answers
5k views

How to stop vibrating on new Mail using iOS 7?

Whenever I get a new message in my mail, my phone vibrates. How do I turn off this behavior?
1
vote
1answer
612 views

How to exclude Mail messages from Finder search?

I want to exclude Mail messages from showing up in Finder search. ->FINDER, NOT SPOTLIGHT<- I have asked this question on other platforms, and I have found the emphasis is very necessary. Yes, ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Determining the date/time/recurrence of a cancelled meeting Outlook ics file in Mail.app/Calendar?

In OS X 10.9.3, Mail.app 7.3 (1878.2), iCal/Calendar.app 7.0 (1841.1), when I get a cancellation in Mail.app from someone using Outlook/Office365/Exchange, I may see in the subject line that a meeting ...
0
votes
1answer
91 views

OS X 10.9.1, Mail 7.1; Mail: Mail rules reset with restart

I am trying to use junk mail custom actions to add additional tags to mail identified as junk. I also unset the "Sender of message is in my Previous Recipients" option. I am finding that each time I ...
1
vote
1answer
9 views

Is there a way to open Mail.App from QuickMailer?

Is there any way to open Mail.App from QuickMailer? My dock auto-hides to get more screen space.
0
votes
1answer
15 views

Suspend some mail notification correponding to a sender

I wish to disable some mail notifications let's say, the ones coming from a mailing list named TEST. Is there a way to do it or the notifications are all enabled/disabled at the same time ? In the ...
2
votes
3answers
135 views

Apple Mail is not retrieving mail automatically from Exchange

I have an Exchange account set up in Apple Mail. When I click the "Get new messages" button it successfully retrieves mail from the Exchange server. I have the "Check for new messages" setting in ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Delete Stored Offline Attachments in Mail.app

I'm using Apple Mail and have noticed that the ~/Library/Mail/V2 folder is using up over a gigabyte of space. I'm guessing that a lot of that is stored attachments for my email messages. I've already ...
3
votes
1answer
77 views

Can the OS X Mail dock count be made to show all (not just unread) count of inbox?

A few other e-mail applications allow you to set their dock counter to the number of messages in the inbox, rather than just the number of unread messages. The idea being that until it's out of the ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

removing auto complete group address

I have a groups mail settings that are not working. Using the auto complete gave the option of just the group name or the group name with the same name in carrots to the right. One of the groups ...
0
votes
0answers
853 views

Problems with Office 365 and OS X Mail Inbox

I'm having 4 problems with O365 and Mac OS X Email, all related to display and status issues. To be clear, I'm using the built-in Mac Mail client, connecting to Office 365 as an Exchange server (vs. ...
1
vote
2answers
414 views

Apple Mail.app hides Archive folder - how to get it to show

I use Mail.app with FastMail. Mostly, it just works. However, when I start up Mail it never shows the Archive folder. The Archive button will move mail to it, but it's not there. The Goto mailbox ...
2
votes
1answer
118 views

AppleScript/Automate Mail Tasks

I've been trying to help a coworker automate a weekly email compilation he sends out but haven't yet been able to figure out how address a few specific areas...first I'll explain the situation, then ...
6
votes
7answers
1k views

Is there an app that lets me send email only?

I'm looking for an app that will let me send email only. Often in the course of my work I need to just fire off a quick email but don't want to get stuck firing up my mail client and reading new ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Can I send encrypted e-mail using Mail and self-signed certificates?

I want to be able to send signed and encrypted e-mails between a Mac using Mail and another Mac using Thunderbird, by using self-signed certificates on both ends. I used to be able to do so, but over ...
4
votes
1answer
435 views

Sending an email to senders of selected emails in Mail.app

I want to select multiple messages in a Mail.app folder by hand, do X, and then have a new mail message window appear with all those senders in the "To:" or "Bcc:" field. What is that magical X ...