Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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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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How to default UTF-8 encoding in Text Encoding in Mail.app?

I'm using Mail.app. Often times I would write on reply emails typed in foreign language (Chinese, Japanese), and the receiver will see garbled text (e.g. a bunch of ??? or squares). The way I solve ...
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Multiple IP addresses for same host name in /private/etc/hosts?

I have a corporate mail account (exchange 2007) that uses a self-signed SSL certificate. No matter what I do, Mail always complains about this when I connect. If I look at the details it always says ...
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How to import Apple Mail accounts?

I'm copying the old Mail folder over a fresh OS install. I Copied over ~/Library/Mail & ~/Library/Application Support/Mail Mails and mailboxes imported all right ( even better results than using ...
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Gmail “On Behalf Of” Feature in Mail.app

I use Gmail with Mail.app. As you know Gmail allows replying mails as someone else (by changing From header of the sent e-mail). If you don't know, you can register multiple mails to Gmail (your ...
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How to move Mail messages from Apple Mail back on to Hotmail server?

When I first configured Apple Mail, I mistakenly opted not to keep a copy of mail on the Hotmail server. I've now changed that, but would like to move Inbox items that are on Apple Mail back on to the ...
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Mail client locking up?

Is there any way I could lock up my Mail client so that only I can read my emails(which are present locally on the machine)
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How can I embed a linked local image in an Apple Mail signature?

I think my question says it all (and yes, I've googled and searched StackExchange already) - but to clarify: I want to embed an image, which I have locally, in my html email signature (i.e. my logo, ...
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How to filter both from and to address with a single test?

I can't seem to find a simple way to filter mail that is either to or from a given address. It seems that you have to duplicate the address and use two conditions e.g. From - contains - ...
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Sync Mail app tasks with Gmail/Google Apps

Is it possible to sync Mail.app tasks with Gmail / Google Apps so they appear either in Tasks or as email messages?
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Mail.app: Clear Address Auto-Fill Cache

How do I clear the auto-fill address field cache in Mac Mail? I have loads of old addresses that I do not send email to. A removal and reinstallation of the email accounts does not affect the cache. ...
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Growl notifications with Mail.app?

Is it possible to configure Mail.app to use the growl notifications for incoming mail ? Maybe there is an external script doing that too ?
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Mail.app folders + iPhone/iPad = missing emails?

I have a specific mail setup on my mac where I use Mail.app to access my Gmail via IMAP, and the app filters emails into folders ("On my mac" as opposed to in Gmail itself) for my different projects, ...
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iPad's Mail won't check for new messages in folders

I have a number of folders and filtering rules on my various e-mail accounts (Gmail, personal email, company email, etc). The problem is that the Mail app only checks for e-mail on the "received ...
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Error while connecting to computer

I restarted my ipad becasue cannot access to my email accounts, went off showing a no stop wheel and connect to my computer a message comes "unknown error QxE8000065
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Theming Mail.app to look like iPad's Mail.app or Thunderbird

Is there a way to theme Mail.app in Snow Leopard to look like iPads Mail application? Maybe with a Thunderbird skin or something else?
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What does Synchronize mean in Mail.app?

In Mail.app, what does Synchronize actually do? How is it different than "Get New Mail?"
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No New Mail Sound 10.6.7

This issue has been going on and off for years. I still don't consistently get the new mail sound when new mail arrives. Sometimes it happens, most of the time, never. 10.6.7
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how to send scheduled mails with Mail?

I would love to send mails in my apple mail scheduled! What is the most comfortable way to do that? only method i found: http://homepage.mac.com/aamann/Mail_Scripts.html (but this is quite tricky + ...
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Mail.app - Shortcut to switch signatures?

Is there a keyboard shortcut (or way to set one) that allows to easily switch between different email signatures in mail.app ?
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Writing a Mail.app rule to say “do not download from server”

I have a POP based mail account from my ISP. What I need is a way to say "If the Subject contains XXX then do not download it from the server". This was simple in Windows Mail, but there doesn't ...
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iPhone ActiveSync showing sent email in Inbox

Curious if anyone else is experiencing ActiveSync email accounts showing sent email in your iPhone mail.app Inbox. Messages still appear even if "organize by thread" is disabled. iPhone mail seems ...
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Is there a good Hotmail client for Mac OS X?

I have had an Hotmail account since 1997 (i.e. don't ask me to switch - have hundreds of filters and folders and thousands of contacts) and I recently switched to a Mac and I am looking for a Mac ...
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Why doesn't Mail.app ver. 4 recognize Google Apps accounts as Gmail IMAP

When I add a gmail account with a username of @gmail.com, Mail.app ver 4 recognizes this as a Gmail IMAP account. However, if I try to add a Google apps domain email address ending in ...
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What mail clients are compatible with Microsoft Exchange 2003?

Mail.app and Microsoft Outlook 2011 both only support Exchange 2007 and later. What mail clients for Snow Leopard support Exchange 2003? I'm especially interested in email. Being able to view calendar ...
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How can I synchronize contacts with Google?

How can I download (also, possibly upload from my iPhone) contacts of my Google account?
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Mail signature changes font size when sent to Gmail

I have created a signature in Mac mail. However, every time I send an email to a gmail account it enlarges the font size. Has anybody else come across this? Is there a workaround?
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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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How to seamlessly switch between spelling languages in Mail?

I write my emails in two languages. So system-wide spelling language setting is not very useful for me, since in span of working day I usually write half of my emails in one language and half in ...
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Can I add my own commands/scripts to the mail.app toolbar?

Is there a way (or an add-on) that lets me customize the Mail.app toolbar beyond "View -> Customize Toolbar"? At a minimum, I want to add buttons that do "Move to <somefolder>".
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How do I see just unread junk?

Greetings. I want to be able to have a view of just the unread messages in the Junk folder. Thunderbird has a nice way to do this (essentially, "show only unread" while in the folder view), but I ...
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Mail.App deleted, how do I restore it (It's not anywhere accessible on restore media)

This is a pretty simple question. I removed the Mail.App app early on on my Macbook Air, and now I want to take a look at using Mail. It's not in my time-machine backups, and looking at the files on ...
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dont show unread mails from subfolders in Apple Mail when collapsed

Expanded I see this: When I collapse the account, it shows the total unread count next to it: I don't want that. I just want to see the unread count of the actual inbox. In outlook I can exclude ...
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How can I create a gmail pop account in mac mail in Mac OS 10.6.6

I have enabled pop at gmail and successfully used it on other PCs. On my mac (10.6.6) I go into Mail, I press the + to create a new account. There is no option to choose the Account Type anymore. ...
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Insert signature into threaded mail in mail.app

When I get a threaded message in mail.app and want to insert my signature under my reply text, then the signature gets inserted at the bottom of the email content. Is it possible to insert the mail ...
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iCal with Google CalDAV issues

I currently have iCal syncing to one Google account with 1 main calendar and 3 sub-calendars (selected on Delegation tab). Let's say that this account is example@gmail.com. This is the only one ...
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Any way to get more powerful rules for Mail.app?

Is there a way to enhance Mail.app with better rules? What I'm missing most is regexps and the ability to group conditions and not only get "If all rules match" or If one rule match" Alternatively ...
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How can I back up a complete IMAP account?

I have a huge IMAP email account that contains a lot of subfolders and a lot of messages (dating back to 2005). Is there a simple way to back up these folders and messages so I can delete them from ...
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deactivate growlmail rss notification

Is it possible to tell growlmail to stop notifying me on RSS feeds and just show me the new mails I get? It is getting really disturbing when I get some 30 or more RSS Notifiers when I'm working!
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Mail.app and multiple copies of emails

I start using Mail.app today. I have two Gmail accounts (one free hosted and one on Google Apps). In Mail.app I created two IMAP accounts according to the official Google manual. But when somebody ...
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can't get HTML to display in Apple Mail signature

I'm stumped. I cannot get the HTML I wrote to display! I followed all the steps properly with creating a webarchive file, renaming so that it shows up in Apple Mail. But then when I go back in and ...
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In Mail.app, how can I set a recipient's default email address?

When typing a recipient's name in the "To:" field, Mail.app will bring up an autocomplete menu showing all email addresses for that recipient (e.g., Home and Work). If I don't pay attention and just ...
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Not receiving anything in Mail.app inbox

I have a Mac Pro, and I use Mail.app. Everything used to work fine with my POP account. However, last week my incoming mail showed that it was being downloaded to my inbox, but it never showed up. I ...
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Leopard Mail app keyboard shortcut

I've recently switched to Chrome for developing and have thus started using the build-in Developer Tools instead of my previously preferred Firebug workflow. Just today I found a keyboard shortcut ...
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Script that outputs number of emails in Mail.app inbox

I'd like to have a command-line script I can invoke at the Terminal that will output the total number of messages in my "Work" Inbox in mail.app. Usage would look like this: $ inbox-count 48 What ...
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Restoring mail from backup after hard disk died

The hard disk on my iMac (Mac OS X 10.5.8) died, and after getting it replaced I have been trying to restore my files from backup. The backup I have is just a copy of my user directory. I copied the ...
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Why has moving emails from my inbox in Mail.app become so slow?

Sometime in the last few weeks, Mail.app has become painfully slow when moving an email out of the inbox and into a folder. I have five email accounts that I check in Mail.app—one is pop3 and the ...
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Automating .ics import from Mail to iCal

I've got a setup that will take all the events in a range of dates in Outlook 2007 (at work), create an .ics file for it, and email it to my home email address. The email comes with a few .gif files ...
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Mail.app notification filtering

Is it possible to disable notification generated by Mail.app for a certain set of folders? For e.g. if have Inbox and Inbox > fol1 & Inbox > fol2, I want notification from Inbox and fol1 ...
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Why does my Exchange account work on my iPhone, but not Mail.app?

I can set up my work Exchange account just fine on my iPhone, but I can't get it to work on Mail.app under Snow Leopard. I have read some forums and understand that mobile devices use ActiveSync in ...