Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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How to export all emails from a mailbox in Apple Mail

I'm trying to export all emails from an account I have setup and mapped to Apple mail on my computer. There are 1200 emails. The account is no longer active so i'm trying to export all the emails in ...
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Accept/Maybe/Decline Missing in Apple Mail

I'm using Apple mail with a fresh install of MacOS and I'm missing the Accept/Maybe/Decline buttons on calendar invites. My company uses a Exchange 2013 server and some other users do see the buttons. ...
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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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Yosemite mail notification delay

I use gmail will the OS X mail app. When I get a new email, there's about a five minute delay until a notification appears. It's instant on my android phone. I can check for new mail every minute. Is ...
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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 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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Event Invitation Problem with Yosemite's Calendar App and Exchange

I've been using my Mac to access my organizational Exchange account for years. I'm presently running Yosemite (10.10.2). Recently, my Exchange account started acting bizarrely in a number of ways: (1) ...
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Where did the Trash icon go on iPhone 4 Mail?

In Mail on iPhone 4, with software update of 4.2.1, it seems my Trash icon has been replaced with "Move to Folder". Is there someway to get it back, so I can trash messages with one keystroke instead ...
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How can I get a me.com e-mail address?

Was this a service only offered with Apple's Mobile Me? Is there anyway I can still get an e-mail address ending in @me.com?
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Mail.app @hotmail.com Exchange

Is it possible (in any way!) to enable my @live.nl, @outlook.com, @hotmail.com accounts through Exchange, into the stock Mail application? I'm willing to buy Office 365 for one account (and remove the ...
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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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Mail.app rule works only partially

I have this Mail rule: The Move Message works great and all messages that fits the rules has been moved to the selected folder. The issue here, is the Mark as Read part of the rule does not work. ...
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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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Disable automatic link formatting

I'm sending a Mail message with text that looks like a link. I've color-coded this text, and I don't want it transformed into an underlined blue link. How can I stop Mail from "linkifying" my text ...
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Writing emails in different languages in Mail.app

How can I write emails in another language, with a spell check for that language? Is there a language dictionary to opt for?
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How should I clean up old mailbox files?

I'm using Mail.app to read my gmail via IMAP. I recently realised that, since I have a huge amount of mail in that account, and a fairly small SSD, it would be wise to reconfigure the account the save ...
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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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Office 2011 issue with emailing an attachment

My laptop was recently upgraded to Mavericks and has Office 2011. With an office document, I like to use file>>share>>email(as attachment). When I do this now, I get an alert that Word was unable to ...
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Mailto links on websites open iTerm instead of Mail

In both Chrome and Safari mailto: links open up iTerm instead of Mail. This seemed to have started happening right around the same time I added a shortcut through Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts > ...
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How to enable push notifications of emails?

A quick question with perhaps no answer, How can I enable push notifications of emails? What currently happens when I get an email is that my phone vibrates or rings, then I look at the locked ...
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Draft messages in Mountain Lion Mail do not include server draft messages

I had a clean install Mountain Lion on my Macbook Pro, early 2011. Following suggestions in the forums, I carried my "Mail" folders (folders, preferences, etc) from my cloned backup of Snow Leopard. ...
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Unread marks not updating reliably in Mac Mail with Exchange server after upgrade to Yosemite

Using Yosemite (OSX 10.10) and the included Mail application (which describes itself as "Version 8.0 (1990.1)" to read mail held on a company Exchange server, I am finding that the unread marks for ...
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How to remove highlighting from emails in Mail?

I created a rule that applies a mint green color to a lot of emails in my mailbox. I no longer want that color on those emails and I do not see a way to remove this highlighting for even a single ...
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how to have new email notification while apple Mail.app is close in mac?

In OS X when Calendar.app is close i get notification about events, how can i have this feature in Mail.app? while Mail is closing i can get new email notification.
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Changing default email color in Mail.app does not take effect

I have parametered my Mail (Mac) so that the font color of all my emails are Green, yet each time I write an email, I must change the color myself. Why didn't it take? Which box should I have/not ...
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Mac Mail.app (Yosemite) - preview pane on right WITHOUT individual message previews on left

I want something simple - and I have found how to have preview pane on right (as opposed to bottom half of screen) OR remove individual message previews in the email list - but not both. I just want ...
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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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Stop Mail Changing Port for E-Mail Account

I'm having an annoying problem with Mail on Yosemite, which I didn't notice on earlier versions. Basically if I suffer a connection issue with my ISP's mail service (which does sometimes become slow ...
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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 change archive folder in Mail for iOS?

I have several IMAP accounts set up in the iPhone Mail app. These accounts are from various providers, but I'm experiencing the same issue with all of them. I will use Gmail as an example case. I ...
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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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mac mail sort by date newest at top by default

When opening mac mail I always get my mails sorted in the wrong order in the Date sent column i.e. oldest at the top. But like most people I want to have my mails sorted by the newest date on top by ...
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Does the Mail app store the email on the storage drive?

I bought a new Macbook pro the other day and I set up my mail account on it. It started syncing mail from about two years ago. I was worried that it might be storing mails on the storage disk and ...
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What are the default locations for mailbox storage for Apple Mail?

I'm trying to sort out my ~/Library/Mail folder. I access some emails outside of the Mail client, so I need to know where emails wind up, and it seems to have changed a bit with gmail in particular. ...
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Mail app on OS X 10.10 goes blank with Office 365 Account after displaying for a minute

I am having an issue viewing email on Office 365 with Mail app. After clicking on the Office 365 mailbox to read the emails the message list goes blank after about a minute, I then have to click on ...
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Signature shows too BIG to recipients

I am using Apple Mail 4.6 and have simple text lines for my signature. Even though I have the "match text in email" box checked, the signature shows as much larger (obnoxiously large) to many ...
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Does Mail.app send or can request read receipts?

I was wondering whether Mail.app is able to send read receipts (or maybe it does silently?) or create emails that require those? I know such a feature is available in Outlook.
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Mail/iCal: How to decline with text / answer mail?

I am using Mail/iCal with a corporate Exchange server. With Outlook (yuck!) or its "OWA" approximation, I can answer (accept/maybe/decline) with or without editing the reply mail. In Mail or iCal, I ...
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Can't access both the iCloud and internet accounts pane

I am running the latest version of Yosemite (10.10.2 I believe) and I am not able to access the Mail applications, iCloud preference pane, or the Internet Account preference pane. I tried to removed ...
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Mail.app message selection gets reset when clearing the search box

If I search for something in my mailbox, select the message I'm interested in, then clear the search box (because I want to see the other messages that came in around the same time), the selection ...
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How to track email open/forward events with Mac Mail (or standalone App)?

We are looking for a Mac tool to track open and forward events on email we send (basically, ToutApp or Yesware functionality). We're hoping to find something which is compatible with Mac Mail (v7.1) ...
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Exchange account in Mail has wrong username, but is not editable

I recently set up a new iMac running Yosemite (10.10.1). After I signed into my iCloud account, my mail/calendar/contacts accounts were set up for me; so far so good. The problem is that in Mail.app ...
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Archived Messages Reappear in the Inbox

I'm using Gmail on my iPhone 6 (iOS 8.1.2). When I archive some messages (by swiping left on the message in the Mail.app), they disappear from my Inbox, then get added right back a second or two ...
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Emails are automatically marked as read after a few seconds

I have a problem that potentially causes me to miss important email: An incoming message is automatically marked as read after a few seconds. One can watch how a new email is at first unread in the ...
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OS X Mail.app: Old mail not downloading/showing after reconfiguring exchange account

Context: Mail.app in OS X 10.7.5, connecting to MS Exchange Server 2007. For whatever reason, my company has two domains where I can access the Exchange server. I was using one of them, but for some ...
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Edit the descriptive name of an email address displayed in Mail

When entering an email address into the To: field of Mail, usually the full name of the recipient is displayed instead of the actual address. When entering my own address, however, I get the ...
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Compose an email with an inline image

Some time ago I managed to force Mail to always put attachments at the end of the email. Now I would like to revert this setting. As I don't find anything in the GUI (preferences) I suppose that I ...
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Use only SMTP server without a mailbox

In Mail.app I have several mail addresses and incoming mail to some addresses is already being forwarded to my primary mail address. I don't want to have an inbox for these secondary emails (I've got ...
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Unable to load nib file MainMenu - *Please help*

Please help me, as I am desperate at the moment. I have a Mac with Yosemite (don't remember the exact version) I used Clean My Mac today, but it broke something; after using it, I can't open most of ...
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Proxy for Mail app

It looks like the Apple Mail application is not using the system's proxy settings. I have configured the proxy in the network system preferences, and all of my web browsers (Safari, Chrome, Firefox) ...