Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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How to specify between identical menu command names when making custom shortcuts.

I commonly set custom keyboard shortcuts in System Prefs. I tried setting a shortcut (command-shift-a, mirroring command-shift-j to move to junk) for Mail app to move messages to archive, since the ...
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How to prevent mail app from marking e-mails from VIP as spam

I set someone's e-mail address as VIP, but lately his e-mails end up in the junk folder. Is there any way in the mail app to prevent a certain address's e-mails to be marked as junk?
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Where are Email Messages Stored?

I need to restore my Apple Mail messages and mailboxes from Time Machine. Where can I find these files on Time Machine?
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Where does gmail/Apple Mail keep its messages?

I have several email accounts on a Mac. With a simple IMAP account, the messages are in /Users/[user name]/Library/Mail/V[a number]/IMAP-[email adress]/INBOX.mbox/ However, Apple Mail seems to hide ...
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ios mail wont open zip files

I'm on ios 9.2 / ipad air 2. I understand that since ios 7 mail should open(for viewing) zip files directly. What I actually get is just perpetual Loading... and spinning wheel if I copy to Winzip I ...
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Apple Mail is not syncing completely with Gmail account

I have a Gmail account. For years, it has sync'd very nicely with my Apple Mail folders. Now, several of my Mail folders are no longer syncing with their respective Gmail Label (folder). In some of ...
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Apple Mailbox appearing in trash and in inbox

This morning I got the message "An error occurred while moving message to mailbox (null)". I discovered my entire mailbox is duplicated under Trash and under my Inbox. Anybody got any ideas on how to ...
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Is it possible to activate whichever mail client is connected by default to a mailto link in applescript?

So I have an apple script that sends an email via the mail app. I didn't make it myself though. tell application "Mail" set newMessage to make new outgoing message with properties {subject:...
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How can I disable Mail.app when I click on an email address?

By default, clicking on an email address from another mac app (such as Slack) launches the Mail.app application in a compose view to that email address. I would like to disable this - I never use the ...
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Changed Office365 password, cannot change in mail.app: account already exists

mac os 10.11.4 mail app 9.3 Had a working exchange/office365 account. Did not work anymore, used safari to go to office365.com and it appeared that I was required to change my password. So I changed ...
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Mail Messages Blank

I've encountered this problem on 2 separate systems with separate email accounts and have not been able to fix it other than by switching to AirMail 2. After upgrading the computers to El Capitan, ...
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Mail app “disappears” mail for one account

I have my business email through GoDaddy. It is IMAP. I retrieve this email on my rMBP, my iPhone 6s Plus, my iPad Pro and a couple of Android devices. On my rMBP (and my iMac before it), I will ...
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Can't find mail from Mac Mail after moving to new mail service

I moved my email account over to Gmail from another service. The original service was POP-based and I had the account set up in Mac Mail. In order to use Gmail, I had to deactivate and rename the ...
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Keynote (and others): “Share → Send a Copy” has no Mail/email option

The title basically says it all. I am working in Keynote, but I have noticed this issue in other apps, too (Numbers and Pages come to mind). I have a Keynote presentation that is saved to a Dropbox ...
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Applescript triggered by mail rule does not refernce the new message

In Apple Mail I use a mail rule to trigger an Applescript for one specific sender. This script for the moment just logs the subject of the mail message. The script looks like this: using terms from ...
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Use AppleScript to send all emails in a folder at a certain time

I'd very much like to please develop an AppleScript to send all emails inside a specific mailbox whenever it is run. Then I can create a mailbox called "9AM", place emails inside there, and with a ...
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View and delete individual messages directly from POP server in OS X Mail

There is/was a feature in OS X Mail that allowed to fetch the list of messages from the server in a configured POP account. This fetched only message headers - all at once - and displayed the list in ...
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Mail.app: Moving Emails from local folder to imap folder -> HDD space decreases temorarily

At the moment I am moving large quantities of Emails from a local folder in Apple's Mail.app to an imap folder. I am talking 10+ GB here and more than 10,000 Emails. I am using Mac OS X 10.6.8. It is ...
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Yosemite Mail.app opens notifications in “All Mail” instead of Inbox

Yosemite Mail.app shows system notifications when I get a new message. But when I click on these notifications, it always opens the message in "All Mail" rather than Inbox (see screenshot). The ...
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Can I build an iOS app which has access to Apple Mail?

I would like to build a tool which analyses someone's emails. Is it possible on iOS or OS X to build something which gets access to emails?
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Apple Mail.app not working when logged onto another computer

I am having an issue where I am unable to get my Mail.app to open when I log onto another computer in my local network. The network is using LDAP for account authentication and user profiles are saved ...
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How do I encrypt emails using Apple Mail?

Gnu PGP was integrated into Mail using this project, but it appears to be dead (only supports old versions of OSX) http://www.sente.ch/software/GPGMail/English.lproj/GPGMail.html Is there any other ...
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How can I archive e-mails with remote content?

I run a daily mailing list and wish to permanently archive the e-mails in a non-cloud manner. It's easy to save them into a folder, but the images are retrieved via HTTP (i.e., one must click "show ...
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Auto configure mail and messages

I have an environment with Macs bound to AD, and using Google for email and chat. Is there a way to have users mail and messages apps already auto configured upon their initial login? I'm assuming ...
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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 ...