Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Apple Mail removes my emails from inbox

My mail.app uses IMAP to fetch email from GMail. I use the standard settings given by the configuration wizard in OSX Mountain Lion. The problem I am facing is that mail.app removes all incoming ...
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Avoid download 100.000 mails from gmail when using Apple Mail

When I am using Apple Mail, it insists on downloading the full body and attachment 100.000+ email I have on gmail, which eats up my hard drive, and makes the interactive search function annoyingly ...
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Archive script for Mail in Mountain Lion

I found this script on this site: tell application "Mail" selected messages of message viewer 1 move result to mailbox "[Gmail]/All Mail" of account "Gmail" end tell Is there a way to take ...
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Toggle Mail Classic View in Mountain Lion with

I found a script on this site which I edited to make work with Mountain Lion, I thought. It works fine from Automator, but when I save as a service and assign a keystroke to it, it does not. Any help ...
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What ghost in the machine is changing Safari Privacy settings? Mail, too?

Safari, Mail. What on earth? Occasionally, Mail can't connect, so I go into Preferences .. and every time, a password has just plain disappeared. Or I'll go thru Safari Preferences and discover, ...
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Apple Mail - extra notification on specific mailbox

I'm using Apple Mail on my MAC, switched notifications on (working). Connected account is hosted by Google so I'm using labels feature very offten (Mailbox in Apple Mail). However, if I move incomming ...
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Not getting all iOS Gmail notifications when “Important only” is selected

In the latest version of the iOS Gmail app released on June 4, they added a feature that allows users to choose to only receive notifications for "Important"/"Priority" emails. This option is only ...
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Prevent Mail.app from caching passwords in Keychain

I recently upgraded from 10.7 to 10.8, and noticed a behavior change in Mail.app. Previously, in 10.7, I told it not to save the password to my IMAP account, so every time I quit and restarted I was ...
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How to copy all messages of a conversation in one folder?

For archiving purposes, I would like to copy/move all messages of a conversation in one folder, including sent messages and messages stored in different folders. I tried several things, like "Cmd+A" ...
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getting filters to use reply-to rather than the originating email address

I'm receiving emails that are send to me by one email address (a web server)- which I don't want - and have a reply-to field set to a users email- that I do want. I'd like to auto reply to these ...
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Needing some help with mac mail

What does All Mail mean in mac mail? I accidentally erased a mail and then did a search for it and it came up under All mail?
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Mail.app Assumes Google is the Desired Service for a Self-Hosted Domain

I am migrating from Google Apps for Domains to a self-hosted service. After removing my Google account from Mail, and attempting to add my self-hosted account, Mail and System Preferences always ...
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Mail sent on iPhone via Safari or Twitter or other apps is never received, but email sent from within Mail is fine

I am using iOS 6.1.4 on iPhone 5, and I've noticed that at some point in the past few weeks - I do not know exactly when it began - any email I try to send from within any non-Mail app, such as ...
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how to make an “archive” button for Mail.app in mac os x mountain lion to work with gmail accounts?

has anyone tried to build an "archive" button for apple mail to move mails from the Inbox to All Mail in Mail.app (Mountain lion)? there is this page: http://stl.techinno.nl/archive/ but it wont ...
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iOS Mail uses wrong return address

tl;dr: I have several email addresses on the same Mail account, iOS defaults to the wrong one as the sender, and I can't figure out how to change that. Full version: I set up my email accounts on my ...
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How do I search Mail.app by country code?

I want to look at just the emails sent to me from the .ru (or any other domain code), and I'm not having ay luck. Searching from:.ru orfrom:".ru" doesn't work. A wildcard approach doesn't work either. ...
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Mail app correctly marks spam but does not move it to the junk mail folder

as by message, Mail app does not bother moving mail correctly marked as spam in the spam folder -- this only happen when I am at home, and only during the week-end. I suspect that the IMAP server is ...
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Drag email from mail.app to create a shortcut, not eml

Title is self-explaining. Once I succeeded, and there was .inetloc file including xml <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" ...
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Archive folder not appearing in IMAP account on Mail.app

I have a standard IMAP account configured in Mail.app (on Mountain Lion). That account contains a folder called Archive, which does not appear on the list of folders on the left. However, it does ...
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Rules in Mail randomly don't apply

I have a very simple rule set up in Mail like the following: If [any] of the following conditions are met: [From] [Contains] @gmail.com Perform the following actions: [Move Message] to mailbox: ...
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Mail App is using internet connection to capacity (Retina Macbook Pro Early 2013)

My internet connection is working to capacity while "Mail" is open. Of course, it was loading all my mails when I used it the first time, but now all mails are on the machine and still "MagicanPaster" ...
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Can't delete iCloud account from Mail, Contacts, Calendars

When trying to log into iCloud from System Preferences, I'm told [appleid] is already signed in to iCloud To use this as your primary iCloud account, delete it from Mail, Contacts, and ...
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Set Gmail as default mail handler for Mail PDF print option for Snow Leopard

I handle most of my email through Gmail's web interface either in Firefox or Chrome. Often I would like to print -> PDf -> mail pdf to a customer. However the Mail PDF option in the print panel ...
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how to auto download a certain attachment in mail

I have looked on stack exchange and other sites for a simple applescript. I have found more complex scripts that it's hard for me to understand (not knowing a lot about the applescript syntax). So, ...
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Can Applescript ask for the names of the people you want to send to and fill this in send to

I’d like to be able to send to people from my address book where a dialogue would say who would you like to send the email to and I would write in like peter, john, George etc and that would populate ...
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Running Applescript using cron jobs not working

I'm new to conjobs and applescript but I have the script done correctly i believe. (any critique is welcome) I don't want to bloat my calendar with events to do this because I use my calendar for ...
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Mail program not showing all Exchange Sent boxes

I'm using Mail (version 5.3) on Mac OS X version 10.7.5. I have three different e-mail accounts which all are Exchange accounts by their type. All of them work correctly, I can send and receive ...
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Can I oblige Mail.app to (ask to) send via BCC when sending to a large group?

I just made the (classical) stupid mistake to not BCC-send a mailing to ± 100 people. :( Is there an extension or application or script for mail.app to prevent this failure and e.g. intelligently ask ...
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not using Apple Mail, but using Calendar

I use gmail through the web interface, but have Apple Calendar synchronising with google's calendar. I don't want to use Apple Mail for anything at all. Every time the calendar synchronises with ...
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outlook.com (Exchange ActiveSync) on OS X Mountain Lion

Outlook.com offers email/contacts/calendar similar to Google. With my iPhone and iPad (iOS 6.1.3) I can connect to outlook.com by setting up an Exchange account. It uses the Exchange ActiveSync ...
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iPhone and Mac “Mail” app emails sync not working…?

I just bought a brand new Macbook Pro 15" and I already have an iPhone 4. I'm using Hotmail (now called Outlook) for email management. Since I'm using a Macbook now, I want to use Mail.app to manage ...
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Mountain Lion Mail using over 40GB of memory

Mail in Mountain Lion (10.8.3) seems to be having one heck of a memory leak. As you can see, it's using over 44GB of memory and 200% CPU. Machine specs: Mac Pro 2 x 2.4 GHz 6-Core Xeon 64GB RAM ...
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Delete definitely a message from Mail

I am subscribed to a newsletter, everyday I get emails but once I read them I delete them. After sending them to the trash and emptying it, next day I receive the usual email, but the previous email ...
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Apple Mail not saving Smart Mailboxes

I'm having some trouble with Apple Mail 6.3 (1503) and Smart Mailboxes under 10.8.3. When I create Smart Mailboxes they work just as one would expect them to. When I quit Mail and re-open it, they're ...
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Add to Existing Contact from Mail.app to Contacts.app

I am looking for an option to add the choice "Add to Existing Contact" from the Apple Mail.app From address field. As you all know, we have "Copy Address, Add to VIPs, New Email, Add to Contacts, and ...
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Identifying mail marked as junk; marking and unmarking mail as junk

I use several different macs to read my mail from an imap server. Each has developed its own junk mail filtering rules. I'd like to merge the rules, and keep them merged. Is there a way to merge ...
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Mail.app on Mac corrupting PDFs

A co-worker is having an issue where PDFs sent as attachments are being corrupted. If opened through webmail, the attachment is fine. Any ideas here? I've rebuilt the Mailbox (using Mail.app's ...
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How to move all of my mails to external HD and make them appear only when its connected

I have 200 GB of mails, and I would like to place them in an external hard drive, and to make the appear, in the Mail.app, only when this external HD is connected. Is this possible?
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Mountain Lion email share option opens a secondary Mail application

I am having a weird issue when I use the share functionality baked into Mountain Lion. Whenever I have a file highlighted in finder and choose the email option to share a file with someone, it decides ...
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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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Is there a way to disable data detectors from Mail?

Is there a way to disable the data detector "feature" from Mail? LE: OSX 10.8.3 / Mail 6.3 (1503)
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How do I setup Apple Mail to automatically move old email to the Archive folder?

I want Apple Mail to automatically move all email, read and unread, to the Archive folder IF it's past a certain date. I want this move to take effect on ALL my devices (mac,iPad,iPhone,etc). How can ...
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Mail.app: How can I archive the “smarts” of Smart Mailboxes?

I have certain Smart Mailboxes in Mail.app (Mountain Lion, Version 6.3 / 1503) which help me find invoices for my tax declaration. I only need them once a year and would like to archive them for the ...
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How to create an email group easily in Mac OS X?

I have a list of email addresses to which I frequently send emails. How can I create an email group in my address book easily? Is there any method other than add one email address at a time? I'm using ...
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Lion Mail.app messages marking themselves as read

My boss is accessing his emails via the MAPI (Exchange) protocol using: The mail app on his iPhone 4S Mail.app version 5.3 on an iMac running OS X 10.7 For the most part everything works as ...
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Is there a Mail plugin to let me view unread emails first?

Similar to Gmail priority inbox, is there a Mail 6.3 (OSX Mountain Lion) plugin that lets me view unread messages first or sort them so they're at top of inbox?
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iPad Mail app doesn't completely search inbox or contact

I tried to use my Mail app connected to Hotmail and Gmail to search for emails in my inbox and contacts, but the app doesn't fully search my emails in the inbox nor the contacts I have saved. What ...
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Mail signatures--assigning to specific users

Is it possible to assign a Mail signature to specific recipients? I want my signature to appear in emails I send to some people but not appear in emails I send to other people. Thanks.
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Permissions error when downloading or quick-looking attachments in mail.app after symlinking Mail Downloads directory

Awhile back, I symlinked my ~/Library/Mail Downloads directory to ~/Downloads so that my email attachments would be downloaded to the same location that all my other applications download files to. ...
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Apple Mail make mails unsigned by default

I have lost patience with outlook and have started using apple mail with my corporate exchange account. A problem is that every mail I send by default picks up an ios developer certificate that i ...