Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Mail.app has no entry for from: gmail-account

I'm using OSX10.11.4. I've got several mail accounts and use mail.app to receive and send mails. One of these accounts is a gmail Account. I'm able to receive all mails with mail.app but I can't send ...
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Change fonts for incoming email outlook

Basic knowledge I know I how change the fonts in Mail.app, it is actually working fine and as I want. Problem: However, the change does not apply to email sent from Microsoft Outlook and opened in ...
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Can't access IMAP or SMTP in Mac Mail 5.3 when I save password to Keychain

Experiencing a very odd bug when I try to access Google Apps email on Mail 5.3 via IMAP and SMTP. When I open Mail, it asks for my email password. If I type this in, I can access the IMAP server fine....
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Apple Mail App - IMAP - Sent mails not loaded from server

out of knowhere my sent mails folder in the built-in mail program of my iMac stopped working - to be precise - the sent mails folder is now empty. I received a message once stating something like "...
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How to I “edit as new” with Apple Mail?

I have a mail message where I typed the email address from a business card. Unfortunately I made a typo, so it bounced. I'd like to open the mail and edit it as if it were a new mail without "Fwd" or "...
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Why can I no longer remove mails?

In one of my mailboxes, I can no longer remove e-mails. Every time I want to delete a mail, it gives me the following message: "247263.emlx" couldn't be copied to "Messages" because an item with ...
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Mail.app disconnected from data files

My mac mini was acting up, so I reset the Nvram and ran the disk utilities from recovery mode. The mini started up fine and runs stable, but now my mail, calendar, and contacts have been wiped clean. ...
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Apple Script to Apply Rules in Mail.app

I've created some rules in my Mail.app to change background color of specific messages And also I've created rules in the mail server to move specific messages to some folder For messages in the ...
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SMTP password lost from mail.app osx 10.10

Ive got an error where mail.app on OSX (10.10) loses the SMTP password for an account. Ive had this before when using a Gmail account via IMAP back on osx 10.9 and couldnt solve it and had to use ...
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Apple mail adding calendar invitations despite this being disabled

I've disabled Apple Mail from automatically adding calendar invitations, however when they're sent to me, they still get automatically added to my Apple Calendar. The problem with this, of course, is ...
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In OS X Mail, what's the difference in checking new e-mail between “Automatically” and “Every X minutes”?

While "Manually" option is absolutely clear to me, how differently will Mail behave when I will switch between "Automatically" and "Every x minutes"? I'm running 10.11.4.
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After upgrading to El Capitan, OS X imported my email accounts from my iPad

I just upgraded from Snow Leopard to El Capitan on an iMac from 2009. I guess my iPad was connected or something, but I found that the operating system's mail application now had the accounts that I ...
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Search for link in Mail and click on it without using the mouse

Sometimes I receive an e-mail, which contains a link that I have to follow. I would like to be able to follow this link without having to reach for the mouse. I can locate the link with a search (cmd +...
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Use mac mail Image Size to reduce attached images, but not the image footer

I like using the image size feature of mac mail to slim down attached images, but this also has the effect of reducing the size and quality of my .png footer is there a way to tell mac mail to only ...
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Mail: How to show all recipients by default?

The top of my Mail messages say To: followed by the primary recipient, plus a link labelled and 3 more…. Clicking that link reveals the additional recipients. I'd rather not have to click the link, ...
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IMAP files trashed and greyed out - can't recover in Mail.app

A few days ago, my IMAP files were sent to the trash (if I did it, it was by accident, but I really don't remember doing it...) So the main file is there in the trash but I cannot scroll down the ...
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Does Mail on OS X mark mail as read on the server or just locally?

Back when I used the Mail app on Leopard and Snow Leopard, it never seemed to tell the Gmail server that to mark as read the messages that I read. This had the annoying effect of requiring me to go to ...
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Can't update my mail password on Macbook Air

I recently changed my Gmail password, and as expected, the mail app can't log in to that account anymore. It says "Login Failed" in the top right. The problem is, I can't figure out how to update ...
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Emails sent twice in Mail

When I answer to an email in the Mail app, I noticed that the email is always sent twice. The first email sent is ok, the problem only occurs for the answers. I don't get this problem for the emails I ...
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Apple mail addons/plug ins

How do I add/update a bunch of addresses that I receive in a group mail to an existing group that I have on my Contacts app? I used to have a plug in called "Add addresses" for OSX Lion but now I ...
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Automatically move read mail messages to a folder

Currently I have a rule for coloring messages that come from a certain news source so I can quickly spot them in my main mailbox. These messages are in my iCloud email so I also get a notification on ...
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Apple Mail doesn't show when a mail is encrypted (using S/MIME)

I have recently started using S/MIME since we got a certificate from our school and are advised to use it when possible. I am using El Capitan 10.11.4. The encryption and decryption process ITSELF ...
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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 ...