Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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How to delete a trusted s/mime certificate for a contact in iOS7

How do I remove a s/mime certificate for a contact in iOS7 mail.app? I'm using s/mime for two-way encrypted emails with several colleagues. A new colleague tried to install s/mime in Outlook for ...
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Apple Mail prints tiny fonts after Maverick upgrade

After installing Mavericks on my MacBook Pro 13 (non-Retina) and on my Mac Mini, a printed message from Mail appears in tiny font. This is independent of the printer (tried on Hp and on Epson). After ...
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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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Mail.app causing Macbook fans to spin loudly and turn CPU up to 100%

Over the past few days on My Macbook on Mountain Lion 10.8.5, when I refresh my email in Mail.app, it gets stuck here and then the fans start turning on(along with the CPU running 90-100%). I can ...
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Apple Mail with Gmail Account (IMAP): Moving Mails from inbox to folders fails

I have a Gmail account (gmail 1), and if I'm moving email from Inbox to an IMAP folder, the email disappears from Inbox and after changing the folder and going back to Inbox the moved mail is back in ...
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Apple script in Error - “Microsoft Outlook gon an error:An error has occure.”

i try to export all mail from outlook using applescript but nested folder not export and display error: Apple script in Error - "Microsoft Outlook gon an error:An error has occure." number -2700 ...
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Email migration from Mac Mail to Outlook 2011 for Mac

I think this topic must have been posted earlier also. I want to transfer my emails from mac mail to outlook 2011. When I go to import option in outlook 2011 and select the mac mail to import the ...
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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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How to get Mail files from Mountain Lion Time Machine backup in Mavericks?

I have upgraded my MBP to Mavericks and got the system to how I like etc. Tt has since backed up using Time Machine onto an external HD. Now it slipped my mind that I would like to have my e-mails on ...
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How to see the members of an Active Directory group in the Mail application

I'd like to find out how to check the members of a group defined in Active Directory from the Mail application in OSX 10.8.2 (Mountain Lion). I have my corporate AD server defined as an LDAP server, ...
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How to analyze/resolve Gmail timeouts in Apple Mail?

I am using Google Apps/Gmail with Apple Mail on OS X Mavericks. For some reason, sending email is extremely slow (minutes to hours) and I constantly get this message: The server returned the ...
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Mail.app Automator/Sript action for suspicious emails

I am getting fed up with the surprisingly professional looking SCAMS arriving in my Inbox. I wanted to create an Automator action which would tell me who is the actual sender by looking up the IP it ...
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How to get Apple Mail to display Unicode characters reliably for different people

I'm sending an email newsletter that contains Unicode characters - curly quotes, em dashes, and so on. When I send the newsletter to myself (from our custom content management system, to my account at ...
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Mail on OS X: Choose which X.509 certificate to use for signing mails

I've got multiple X.509 certificates from different CA's for different purposes -- for example, one from CAcert.org, and another one from my university. Both have different advantages and ...
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Migration Assistant (going from 2011 MBP running Mavericks to 2013 rMBP running Mavericks) broke Apple Mail

I recently ran Migration Assistant on a 2011 MBP running Mavericks to a brand new, fresh install on a 2013 rMBP and it has completely hosted Apple Mail. It moved over all of my accounts in the ...
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Mail.app showing odd characters instead of actual text

I have this problem happening on a new 2011 Macbook Air with the latest version of Lion. When viewing emails, the text is coming through as odd characters that look like a capital A in a box (see ...
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Junk mail disabled but still filtering on Maverick

This is a question that was asked on apple support community but did not find any answer. I am having exactly the same problem, I hope someone here can help. In Mail -> Preferences -> Junk Mail, ...
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SMTP Issues with Mountain Lion 10.8

BACKGROUND I upgraded from 10.7 to 10.8 on 7/28/12 I upgraded Xcode from 4.4 to 4.4.1 on 8/8/12 PROBLEM On 8/9/12, on my MacBook Air, Mail.app refuses to connect to the SMTP service on a server ...
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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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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 ...
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Apple Mail reply arrow not working reliably

I'm running Lion, connecting to an Exchange 2010 server. Sent messages are stored locally. Once I've replied to a messages in my Inbox, the "replied" arrow appears to the left of the message, as ...
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Mail.app - Shortcut to switch signatures?

Is there a keyboard shortcut (or way to set one) that allows to easily switch between different email signatures in mail.app ?
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Can I revert Mail.app to handle notifications in the pre-10.9.2 way?

After updating to the latest Mavericks version (10.9.2), the behaviour of the new mail notifications changed. Before, if I clicked on the notification, the main Mail.app window would open and show the ...
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How to seamlessly switch between spelling languages in Mail?

I write my emails in two languages. So system-wide spelling language setting is not very useful for me, since in span of working day I usually write half of my emails in one language and half in ...
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Mail signature changes font size when sent to Gmail

I have created a signature in Mac mail. However, every time I send an email to a gmail account it enlarges the font size. Has anybody else come across this? Is there a workaround?
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 the that I cannot disable the automation to mark a email as read by default when I just ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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. ...