Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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How to setup Gmail SMTP server for OSX Mail with 2-step-verification and App-specific password?

Haven't been able to solve this problem with the threads such as here. My Gmail stops always working after a while, perhaps after accessing it in different WIFI network or something like this -- it ...
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sync mail folders between desktop and iphone

I access two different gmail accounts using IMAP in Mail. I organize those accounts into folders on my Mac (both gmail accounts go into the same folders). As soon as I put an email into a folder, I ...
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I am using Yosemite - but my Mail is v 8 - how can I upgrade Mail?

I want to use an auto configure for my new email address - but it says it can't do it automatically because my email program isn't a v10+. What is the problem - is there a Mail upgrade??
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Using CTRL +V in Mail app on Mac Os X

I'm using Mail client that's built-in into the system (Yosemite). I've decided that I want to use CTRL+V, CTRL+C and similar instead of CMD because I work half of the day with Windows and it's ...
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Mail Envelope Index files in use by other program

I routinely copy my Mail data between my two computers I use in different cities, copying any changes in Users ▸ [me] ▸ Library ▸ Mail from one to the other via a portable hard drive. This method ...
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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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In Mail, Cmd-Opt-Ctrl-F does something unexpected

I would like to assign Cmd-Opt-Ctrl-F to flag an email item, but that combination in mail is already assigned somewhere, and I cannot find where that is. It is not in System Preferences > Keyboard > ...
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How to selectively (un)subscribe IMAP folders in 10.9 Mail.app

I cannot find a way to selectively subscribe to IMAP folders in Mail.app in 10.9 Is there a way? Am I missing something there? It seems the IMAP implementation in Mail.app is still quite buggy and ...
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Mac OS X Mail signing messages with S/MIME certificate from startssl

I've got myself an S/MIME certificate from StartSSL, which I have exported from the browser, imported into my keychain and as expected Mail.app is now signing my outgoing messages. However some ...
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How can I solve false duplicate in Mail.app?

I recently switched to Mail.app from Outlook 2011 and have been importing some of my archive messages. The problem is that for many of the messages, Mail.app seems to think they are duplicates so it ...
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Can't see drafts folder in Mac Mail

I have a recent MacBook Pro that was running OS X 10.6 but was recently updated to 10.7. My work email switched from Gmail to Exchange and they said to use the built-in Mail app. Overall, I like it, ...
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Can I revert Mail.app to handle notifications in the pre-10.9.2 way?

After updating to the latest Mavericks version (10.9.2), the behaviour of the new mail notifications changed. Before, if I clicked on the notification, the main Mail.app window would open and show the ...
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How to analyze/resolve Gmail timeouts in Apple Mail?

I am using Google Apps/Gmail with Apple Mail on OS X Mavericks. For some reason, sending email is extremely slow (minutes to hours) and I constantly get this message: The server returned the ...
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Automatically marking junk mail as read

Is there any way to automatically mark junk mail as 'read' in OS X (10.6.5) Mail? A free or shareware utility would be nice. My mail provider supports junk filters that automatically moves selected ...
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Mail 5.1 - Mark as unread bug?

If I am currently on email "A" and I right click on another email within the same account (email "B"), and "Mark as unread," the message shows it is marked as unread for a split second, then marks as ...
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Show actual image size inside Apple Mail

Apple Mail offers the option to decrease or increase the size of an attached image. The options are "small", "medium" and "big". But how can I display the actual size in KB or MB? I am using ...
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How can I separate mailboxes completely in Mavericks's Mail application?

How can I separate mailboxes completely in Mavericks's Mail application? I don't want any of this integrated inbox/folders with the same name feature. I just want clean/separated mailboxes with their ...
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Mail from AOL, font to small Fix?

I know that Mavericks removed the PreferPlainText preference, but I have a client that uses AOL and must use the web-client that always created HTML formatted emails with a text size of 10px.... I ...
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Phantom unread message in Mail.app

I have a smart mailbox with only one rule: messages that are unread. Right now I have no unread messages in any of my acccounts, yet the smart mailbox shows a counter of 1. Opening the smart mailbox ...
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Apple Mail: Save Disk Space or only load some Mails

I have a DiskSpace Problem on my SSD on my Macbook. So my Question is, is there any possibility to download only a few Mails (like on iOS - the first 200 Mails) or does have anybody of you out there a ...
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iPhone Mail.app - Showing Disabled Email Accounts

I have lots of emails on my iPhone from an old account that I no longer use. Mail reminds me often that it cannot connect to the account. When I uncheck the account from email preferences, the ...
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Can't Seem to Install .pem File Properly

Okay, so I'm trying to setup encrypted (S/MIME) e-mail between two users. I've managed to do it one way, but am having trouble getting the reverse to work. I was under the impression that a signed ...
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Mail - Is there a way to hide the “count” beside specific mailboxes?

I'd like to keep my Flagged mailbox visible and I'd still like the regular Inbox to show the count of unread email. However, I'd like to remove the number being displayed beside both the Flagged ...
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mail filtering bug (Mail.mdimporter)

Sometimes my email is not getting parsed into the Spotlight database correctly. Email addresses on the To: line do not all get added to the kMDItemRecipients or kMDItemRecipientEmailAddresses ...
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How to archive Mails into subdirectories with Lion Mail.app

My Mail.app 5.3 is connected to an IMAP Account. When I use the handy feature to archive mails, it moves them into an IMAP-Folder called Archive. Before I accidentally learned about this archiving, I ...
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Is Exchange faster than IMAP with Mac Mail?

I have subscribed to a new email provider that provides both "Exchange" and IMAP. I am familiar with IMAP so I configured it on OS X Mail, but it is extremely slow, with occasional timeouts… I am ...
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Mail App Won't Start (OSX 10.10 Yosemite)

I recently purchased a new Macbook Pro Retina (15-inch, Mid 2014). I installed a few normal programs (DropBox, 1Password, etc.). I did not open the Mail app at all. I then upgraded to Yosemite. After ...
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Trouble sending emails in Apple's Mail Application

I can't send any emails on one of my email accounts in Apple's Mail application even though I can receive emails with this account. My other accounts send and receive. I have no problem sending from ...
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Mavericks does not delete Gmail emails

I use the built-in Mail.app client to fetch my Google Mail emails using IMAP. If I delete an email in any mailbox except trash using the delete button, Mail.app puts the email in the corresponding ...
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Why is it not possible to change username on a Mail.app Excheange?

I'm trying to set up an Exchange server in Mail.app. The username in the preferences is incorrect, and I can't connect to the server because of that. There's no explanation in the UI, or any help ...
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Are there any clean-up tools for Address Book data?

I use a great add-on tool called Thunderplunger to clean up my address book in the Mozilla Thunderbird email client, but I need something similar for the original Mac Address Book too. Basically I ...
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Is there a way to change the order of previous recipients in Apple mail?

John Doe is someone I email often. John Dee is someone I emailed recently and will probably email again, but not nearly as often. I don't want to remove John Dee from my previous recipients, but I ...
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Mail in Mountain Lion does not search mail server

Ever since upgrading to Mountain Lion, I don't get the full search results when searching my Mail. Mail is now coming back with only 2-3 months worth of search and I'm not sure those are complete. ...
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'Offline' push notifications Mail.app

I've been browsing the web for several hours now, but I can't find a clear answer on this: Is the native Mail.app capable of receiving 'offline' PUSH e-mail? I've tried the following: In settings - ...
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How can I use Gmail as the default mail client app in Mac OS X?

I use Gmail as my e-mail client, but when I click on a "mailto:" link, the Mail.app is opened. Is there a way to avoid the Mail.app opening in this case? Can I open Gmail instead?
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Scrolling through really long lists on iPhone

Searching through my Sent Mail using mail.app for iPhone, I was simply trying to locate a message I would have sent between 2010 and 2012 using my IMAP gmail configuration. I have encountered two ...
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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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Is OS X Server 4 Mail Quota per User working?

We set the Mail Server's server-global "Limit mail to 200MB per user" but overrode, in a couple of individuals' cases, their quota to a different amount. But these overrides take effect neither ...
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Can I set Mail.app to only allow me to move mail into folders in the same account?

I have several email accounts setup in Mail.app on OS X and when I right click to move an email into a folder it presents a list of all of my accounts and all of their folders and subfolders. As I ...
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Mail.app not showing notifications for only one Mail Account

I have 3 imap accounts in Mail.app. For only 1 account the app will not show notifications. For others I see notifications. I searched everywhere but no luck.. Why might this be? Where is the ...
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How to remove 'phantom' iCloud account from Apple Mail

I am trying to remove a duplicate copy of my iCloud account from Apple Mail that seems to have managed to get stuck there. I cannot remove it from the Internet Accounts or iCloud panels as it does ...
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Possible to change Quick-Reply buttons in Mail Notifications?

Yosemite introduced a new feature to quick reply within a notification. Mail offers the options to trash a new E-Mail or reply to it. But, instead of trash, I want to archive it. Can I change ...
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Why is (Yosemite) Mac Mail hitting my internet so hard?

Mail is downloading 250-500Kb/sec and has been for a while now. I can't figure out what it's doing. Is there some way to find out? I tried Window->Activity but it didn't show anything being ...
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Mail keeps setting “Save drafts on the server” checked

I open "Preferences" in Mail, uncheck "Store drafts on server" and save (Gmail account). However, when I open the preferences again, the "Store drafts on server" (or whatever it says in English ...
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Is there a way to make un-bold the name of the sender in mail.app, after it is read?

Is there a way to make un-bold the name of the sender in mail.app, after it is read ? Present/default behavior Unread Messages are marked with a blue dot The sender font is bold After the message is ...
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Mail.app will only sort by Unread

I have a weird problem with Mail.app (7.3) on mavericks (10.9.4) where every folder is now set to 'sort by unread' I can change the sort order while I'm in the folder, but if I leave, and return to ...
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How to get Mail.app to display (rather than hide) duplicate messages

Prior to Yosemite, setting the following invisible preference would cause Mail.app to show duplicate messages rather than its default behavior of hiding them: % defaults write com.apple.mail ...
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Yosemite Mail.app is playing sounds for non-inbox mail

I have some filters set up in Gmail, for things like mailing lists. Messages skip the inbox, get tagged, and go straight to archive. This was not a problem in Mavericks, but now I'm getting the "new ...
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How to setup Apple Mail so it truly removes email from Google?

After a lo-ho-hot of trial and error to get this to work properly I still was not able to find the sweet spot. The problem is simple. I am on OSX Yosemite and use the Mail.APP for my Google Apps for ...
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Fix IOS 8.1 Mail Threading to match osx

I noticed, after updating I believe, that the inbox of the mail app in IOS 8.1 only lists emails coming in, so making out the back and forth conversation that often replies turn into is impossible. ...