Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Flagged emails keep returning and won't synchronize between Apple Mail and Gmail

I've had this problem before and can't recall how I managed to fix it last time. I use Apple Mail to access my Gmail and normally flagged emails show up correctly. Starred emails in Gmail equate to ...
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Automator service not showing in services menu

I know next to nothing about the OS X, but I've been asked to make a few different scripts for actions in Apple Mail. One is to bind a hotkey that will create a reminder with a followup time of two ...
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Mail on Yosemite 10.10.5 Can't stop Mail from downloading attachments

Simply trying to disable Mail from downloading attachments automatically. So I went to Mail > Preferences > Accounts > Advanced tab and turned off the "Automatically download all attachments" option. ...
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Configuring a New Mail Account in Apple Mail [duplicate]

I am trying to add a new mail account to my Apple Mail (OS X El Capitan, 10.11.4) on a MBP. I know the precise settings and ports I have to use. However, the standard dialog does not let me enter ...
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Should I be worried after clicking on attachment in scam email?

I received the email in the screenshot, which I'm fairly sure is a scam. I clicked on the attachment in the Mail app on my iPhone 6 (iOS 9.2). Note that I didn't unzip the attachment. Should I be ...
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Zip email with con AppleScript

I need to zip all email that have in the body this words "Identificativo messaggio: CA3DA789.008822A5.C33F80AE". I have many email in AppleMail so i think if it's possible to create an AppleScript ...
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How can I move my signature from one Mac Mail account to another?

Mac Mail has some nice features, and I have used it for many, many years. But I can not figure out how to move a signature from one account to another. It makes no sense whatsoever that I can't use ...
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Mail.app to detect email server settings from Plesk

Not sure if this is the most appropriate place to ask this so please feel free to migrate if not. I have a shared hosting server running Plesk control panel and I've set up an email address for ...
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Smart Mailbox Reads Subfolders of Notes

After a longer painful experience with any Mac OS X 10.9 and higher, I returned to Mac OS X 10.8.5 on my client computer. I synchronize contents like Contacts, Calendars, Mail and Notes with my aging ...
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Why does iOS Mail.app not align Junk folder

Why does iOS Mail.app not align Junk folder? It appears there's an additional white space at the start. I'm using an iCloud account.
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Mail Quits unexpectedly every time it opens

I have a serious problem with the Mail application. It just won't open. I've seen some 'remedies' for example, resetting rules and settings, but this can't be done if the app doesn't even open. ...
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Set Default Search Token For Default OSX Mail App

I want to set the search token for the Mail app to Entire Message, whenever I enter any search term, is this possible?
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OSX Mail duplicated same email multiple (67) times in outbox after failing to send

Yesterday I was hooked up to a poor internet connection when travelling abroad. As a result, my emails got stuck in the "outbox" when I tried to send them. Not a big issue as it was nothing urgent. ...
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OS X Mail thread filter

For years I have used the shortcut key Ctrl-Opt-Cmd-T to open my Evernote "ToDo" note. Recently OS X has hijacked this for some kind of "thread filter", and one has to click "Cancel Thread Filter" in ...
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How to modify in OS X El Capitan‎ the list of Mail.app's email aliases via the command line

In OS X El Capitan‎ the Mail app (Version 9.2, storage version V3) presents the list of email aliases in the UI not anymore as a string of comma-separated email addresses. This makes it very ...
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Is it possible to set the Mail VIPs differently on different Mac, i.e., home and work?

I use a Mac at work and home and I access my personal Calendar from both locations but Mail at work doesn't access my personal mail, but the accounts are the same. However, the VIPs at work show cup ...
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How to reauthorise a Google account in Internet Accounts (after changing Google Account password) on Mac OS 10.11

My Google Account is connected to Mac OS X using Internet Accounts. I changed the password of my Google Account (at google.com) and now the OS - and especially Mac Mail - can no longer access the ...
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I want to log out of the current iCloud account on my iMac

When I click sign out in System Preferences I get an error message reading: mail was unable to delete xx@comcast.net. Relaunch Mail then sign out of iCloud again. However when I try to launch mail, it ...
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Apple Script for Mail Rule

Q regarding Apple Mail Version 9.2 (3112): Can Apple Script be written to open message(s) upon receipt in the “VIP” mailbox? I already have a rule that sends messages with a certain sender to the VIP ...
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iCloud “message size violation” when sending zip containing more than 127 files

Revised question As per Tetsujin's suggestion in the comments I did some further testing. There seems to be a problem with iCloud and sending a zip file of a folder with a certain amount of files. ...
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Apple Mail in El Capitan - where is data that used to be in Accounts.pilst?

I run about six IMAP accounts on two different OS X machines and one iOS device. Several of the mail accounts are under different domains, but all hosted on the same 3rd party mail provider so ...
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Keep emails on remote server but only download most recent ones

I am having trouble setting up Apple Mail. I want to keep the emails that I already have on my outlook account so that I can access them when I go online, but I do not want to download all of these to ...
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show sender name from mail headers in Apple Mail

How to configure Apple Mail.app to show name from mail headers "From: " field and not from Contacts.app??? Apple Mail.app shows me always the name from Contacts.app (card is a read only download from ...
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Apple Mail: negative message counter and missing folders

Not sure what changed, but not long time ago Apple Mail (9.2, OSX 10.11.3) started work weird: The number of messages can be negative (e.g. Inbox (-17 messages, 5 unread)) Folders Flagged and ...
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Mail shows disconnected icon. Only way to recover is toggle Wifi

Many times a day, Mail.app indicates it is unable to connect to my Gmail account. I have tried quitting and restarting Mail, but it still shows disconnected. If I toggle Wifi off then on, Mail is ...
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Are the mail attachments sent by Mail Drop with iCloud private?

I want to export a chat of WhatsApp that I had with a specific contact and send it as an email. WhatsApp exports the chat as .zip file. When I want to send this .zip file by email the iPhone shows ...
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Mac Mail.app ordering IMAP folder descending

I'm using Mail.app on my Macbook (OS X El Capitan), but the folders (IMAP) are displaying from Z to A (descending) instead of from A to Z (ascending). Is this a setting? How can I turn this around? ...
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Apple Mail 9.2: IMAP folders only displayed to a certain depth

I have an IMAP email account with several depths of IMAP folders, say about 4 levels deep, but Mail only shows the first level. Can I get it to show the further subfolders? Thanks.
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Debugging Mail.app rules

Is there a way to see what Mail.app is doing when it scans messages for rule firing? I have a rules that download bank statements when I get an email from my bank. Since I have multiple accounts, I ...
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Apple Mail 9.2: How to specify port and SSL options for incoming and outgoing IMAP servers?

When setting up a new IMAP account in Apple Mail 9.2, it gives me no option to specify the incoming and outgoing ports, not SSL options. See screenshot below. The ability to do this would be most ...
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Prevent iPhone 6 Mail from Syncing Read Status to Exchange

I was just given a new iPhone 6 to replace my dated BlackBerry for work...which sounds like a good idea except for the level of customization I had in place for my BlackBerry. The biggest gap is for ...
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Few Mail issues - Including deleted rules still affecting mailbox

I have 3 issues with Mac Mail at the moment: Mail from Windows Live downloads but does not want to send. I have a mailbox that's still affected by deleted rules. When I exit out of Full Screen mode ...
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Mac Mail - Stagger / batch download emails from gmail over imap

Ive got several gmail accounts and google apps for business (depreciated free version) accounts. One of the my google apps for business accounts is 25gb. I want to add it to mail on my MBP (osx - ...
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Mail notification shows new email, quickly disappears and email is missing

Any email I get pops up a notification in the upper-right corner of my screen, as per the native notification settings in the Apple Mail app. Every now and then I will get a quick notification ...
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Mail search not finding messages but Spotlight does

When I search for a particular message in Mail.app, using the search field, even when I have the message in sight, Mail cannot find it. But, frustratingly, when I use Spotlight, it is able to find the ...
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Why is Apple Mail opening on wake from sleep?

When Mail.app has no windows open but it is currently running, sometimes when I leave the MacBook Pro for a little while in sleep and wake it, Mail.app has opened windows. Of course, when quit, ...
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Emails to iCloud from my server show 'This message has no content'

Our donation website sends emails when a user signs up, donates etc. I've gotten many complaints that donors are getting blank emails. Upon further investigation it turns out that all these donors ...
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Macbook acting weird

My 2015 Macbook pro 13" is acting weird, after restoring from a Time Machine backup my mac is running slow and I have a lot of bugs: The reaction time of the system is very slow, sometimes when I ...
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Google Apps via Apple Mail Not Sending

The problem only began within the last couple of weeks (or so I can tell). I use Google Apps for all of my organizations, of which there are several, and I have them all set up in Apple Mail (as well ...
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MacMail Forgotten Attachents Reminder

I am trying to find a solution/plugin to remind me about adding attachments to an email on MacMail (using OS X El Capitan). I tried the "just double check your email, you idiot" option to no avail. ...
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How do I set Outlook as the default mail option in Yosemite?

Mail merge is greyed out, in MS Word so I'm guessing that it needs to talk directly to Outlook instead of Apple's mail app. I read somewhere that Outlook as to be set as the default in Mail.app, but I ...
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Save pdf from sender in Mail.app to folder with applescript

Trying to find out how to save email attachments like a pdf to a folder and can't figure out what I'm missing using the following. Any ideas? using terms from application "Mail" on perform mail ...
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How to stop Mail app from downloading mails from Trash?

I have lots filters that move junk mails to trash. But Mail app is downloading all mails from trash every time and wasting bandwidth. How can I configure it to skip trash folder?
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Mail not showing up in inbox on El Capitan

When I open Apple Mail, I see the normal mailboxes and stuff, but nothing shows up in my inbox. Not unread messages or read messages. I have to click into another mailbox and click back to get it ...
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Synching Mail Sent folder on new computer

I have an iMac and a 2009 Mac Pro 4.1. Both run OS X 10.11.3. I recently used Migration Assistant to move data, applications, and settings from the iMac to the Mac Pro. I had some other problems ...
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El Capitan MacMail added alias still reveals dominate email account

I am trying to add a Google Apps group email address as an alias in MacMail. I receive mail addressed to the group account without issue, but I can't send mail from that group address. I can't add ...
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Apple Mail 9.2 Gmail app-specific password not accepted and main pw doesn't last

Since I re-activated my Gmail account with 2-step verification on a fresh install of OS X 10.11.3 "El Capitan", I've tried to use a fresh app-specific password for this account on my Mac. Yet, OS X ...
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Transferring Emails saved on Mac to generic folder

In my Mac Mail I have all my emails saved to my Mac, as opposed to on my mail server using iMap. All the emails are organised with a large number of folders and sub folders, again all of which are ...
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Replace vertical line with “>” in text copied from Mail and pasted to plain-text

When I copy the text of an email from Mail into a plain-text document, it loses the vertical lines marking replied text. Is there any way to replace those vertical lines with ">" (greater-than signs)? ...
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Mail doesn't offer any feedback when accepting Exchange invites

When I receive invites via my Exchange account and accept them in Mail I get no feedback from Mail that the invite has been accepted. I see in Calendar that it has been accepted, but nothing is shown ...