Apple Mail, the email client application provided with Mac OS X

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Mail activity window

Often I am lost with what is Apple Mail doing or does it do anything. So I have to open the Activity window to see what is going on. In this example I was exporting a large mail box, but there was ...
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How can Mail.app in Mavericks show a messages plain text alternative?

A few days ago I wanted to verify that a simple multipart html/text mail I was about to send would render correctly in different mail clients. Does anyone know how to let Mail.app under Mavericks show ...
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Moving individual Mailbox to external drive

Does anyone know if it's possible to move a "Mailbox" in Apple Mail to an external drive? I have a relatively small SSD drive, and I'd like to create an Archive mailbox on an external drive. I don't ...
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Keyboard shortcut in Word 2011 to send document as email attachment?

In MS Office 2011 for Mac, there is a useful menu option under: File > Share > Email (as Attachment)... It's a very quick way to get from editing to email. Is there a way to assign this to a ...
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mail app not sending appropriate Reply To addresses from different email accounts

My wife has a MacBook Pro (10.8.2) with a Telus home internet connection. She uses the Mac mail app (6.2) and her primary email account is a Gmail address, which she has been using with no problem ...
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Can I keep Mail.app from syncing my spam folder?

I finally switched all my email access to IMAP. When I did, Mail.app added synced folders for Deleted Messages, Sent, spam, and Trash. Is there any way to tell Mail that I don't want to sync these ...
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Outlook for Mac: links within emails open Mac mail instead of safari

I have just bought a new Mac Air and has Office for Mac installed on it together with all my data. I use only Outlook and not Mail. When I get an email in my Outlook which contains a link to a ...
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How to completely remove emails in OS X?

So I added a Google account to Mac os X and then I decided to fetch my google mails by using "Mail" application.. But then I kept the Google account but removed the "Mail" application from the Google ...
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Mac Mail forgets my email password every few days. How to fix it?

I'm running Mac OS 10.8.1 and have a (personal) Gmail and a (work) Google mail account setup inside Mail client. Every few days (weekly?) Mail seems to forget my personal gmail password and I have to ...
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Turn off notification for certain messages

Is it possible to turn of notifications for certain mail messages (ex. newsletters)?
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Delete selected E-mail from Time Machine Backup?

How do you permanently delete selected E-Mail messages from "Apple Mail" from a Time Machine Backup?
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Contacts does not read properly from LDAP and/or Zimbra

I can't get Contacts to work with an Open LDAP server in OSX 10.9.2, apparently regardless of the settings that I use. I can query it from the command line, so it's definitely working. I have also ...
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Inbox empty using OS X Mail with outlook.com account (IMAP)

I set up my outlook.com account with the OS X (10.9.1) Mail app using IMAP, pretty much as suggested in this link except that the latest mail app has no option to keep the account offline before it is ...
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Quit is grayed out in Mail

My Mail has the Quit menu item disabled, and it doesn't allow me to quit it. I know that similar question has been asked here before, but it doesn't have any positive answer. It happens very ...
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Problem sending emails from specific gmail account

I have read several of the questions and answers posted about this problem, attempted the solutions, but still have no resolution to the problem. I have two separate gmail accounts...one I use for ...
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Archiving Apple Mail to an External Drive

Thanks for reading - I'm not necessarily attached to using the "archive" function in Apple Mail: the important thing for me is to keep ancient emails on an external drive, so that if I want to read ...
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Add to Reading List from Mac OS X Mail

Is there a keyboard shortcut / key modifier for adding links to the Reading List from Mail? You can hold ⌘ to open the link in the background, but that seems to be about it. In Safari, you can ...
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How do I set the swipe function to “trash” rather than “archive” for my Gmail inbox in iOS 7?

I have two IMAP email accounts on my iPhone 5S running iOS7. With the iCloud account, I can perform an easy swipe left gesture and select "trash" for individual emails (see first image, black boxes ...
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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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Mail.app mail list reply address

Mail.app allows to send emails from multiple mailboxes by enumerating them in comma-delimited format in: Preferences-Accounts-Account Information-Email Addresses = test@bar.com,test@foo.com This ...
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OS X Mail Mavericks 10.9 Gmail accounts NOT in sync

In OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 after doing all the updates my Gmail accounts still show messages that are in the inbox but when I login to gmail on the browser, they aren't there. Is there a way to fix ...
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Compose an Email with a Selected Email address in Apple Mail App

I want to compose an e-mail from my Mail Application on my desktop. I have two e-mail addresses. How do I select one, or make sure, that the email is being sent from one e-mail address and not the ...
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How do I set the Mail app's default font running under Mavericks?

Mail says its default font is 12pt Helvetica. How do I change the default to something more readable, such as 14 pt Georgia? Appreciated.
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Is there a way to force Mail.app (6.6 1510) not to convert email addresses into hyperlinks in message body?

I'm a system administrator, and I daily receive reports from several mail servers which contain thousands to tens of thousands of email addresses written as plain text (logwatch, from a Postfix ...
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Mail.app not showing the “synchronize” option for an IMAP account

I have 6 different IMAP accounts configured on Mail (all of them for gmail / google apps accounts). All of them, except one, have a "Synchronize" option in the menu that appears when right-clicking ...
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How does iOS7 detect mail settings?

I work at a company that has both POP3 and IMAP email servers. The POP3 server is at pop3.mycompany.com and the IMAP is at imap.mycompany.com. We've noticed that when setting up email accounts in iOS7 ...
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Mavericks Mail will not save preferences

I have the updated version of Mail, and still having Gmail problems, but one problem at a time here… Currently the headache is that it will not save any preferences: window layout, junk mail filtering ...
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Make rule for message in mail.app

Is there a way to create a mailbox rule based on the currently highlighted message in mail.app? OSX 10.8.5 I want to create a rule from the application rather than have to go to Mail -> Preferences ...
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How can I force Apple Mail to COMPLETELY refresh an IMAP account?

I have a Gmail account that is configured on three different Macs, let's call them Home, Work, and MacBook. Home and MacBook are on iCloud, Work is not, and MacBook is the one experiencing the issue. ...
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Flagged/Starred Messages not working in Apple Mail

I just setup 2 accounts in Apple Mail for the first time, and am having absolutely no luck getting Flagged messages to work, in addition the Starred message folders aren't working. I'm using ...
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How to open the next message in the currently selected mailbox in mail.app

When viewing a message in a separate window in Apple Mail (Mountain Lion), how can I open the next message in the list with a keyboard shortcut?
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Why postfix sends email also to the world user?

I set my postfix server with just one small change in /etc/postfix/main.cf setting relayhost = ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.com Basically, mail works fine but for some reason the email is also sent to one more ...
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After OD Admin is set up, email now signed with wrong certificate

I installed and set up OS X Mavericks server at the weekend. As part of the process, I configured Open Directory and used my "@mac.com" email address in the OD Administrator setup. I now find that ...
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Mail 7.2 issues with drafts

When I type a reply email multiple copies of this email get saved in drafts. I've read over the posts tagged mail.app and I thought I hit the jackpot with this answer by @Kyle, but when I navigate to ...
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How to view only my mail box and not the shared ones

I started a new job and the mail client has a lot of shared inboxes. How do I see the messages directed only at me? In other words, I'd like to filter out my own personal mail box. I'm using Mac OSx ...
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When Organized by Conversation, Mail's Inbox sometimes sends out to wrong recipient

When Lion's Mail Inbox is set to "Organize by Conversation", an odd behavior often occurs. If I hit Reply to the latest email from my correspondent, the recipient in the new email is me, not this ...
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Unable to set up iCloud email on mail.app after accidentally deleting the ~/Library/Mail/ folder

I accidentally deleted the Mail folder (at /Library) that contained a few sub-folders including one called V2. I did that hoping to do a fresh configuration of my iCloud and Live accounts. However, ...
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Personal domain email using Outlook.com on Apple Mail

I use Outlook.com as my email provider but have my own personal domain name instead of the one provided by Microsoft. So, instead of "mail@outlook.com", my email address looks like ...
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Apple Mail displaying � instead of accented characters

We do our correspondence mainly in French and this happens to me a lot. I type a message with accented characters, and my client receives the text but with all the accents replaced by a � (black ...
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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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My mail rules don't stay on

I've setup one very simple rule that applies to messages from one sender... the rule works just like it should (most of the time). Randomly, after I've restarted Mail the rule will be unchecked, so ...
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New email message with a global keyboard shortcut

I got, for the first time in my life, a Mac this Christmas and I was wondering if it is possible to create system-wide keyboard shortcut. No matter what app I is using, is there a way to configure a ...
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Applescript to forward email but preserve sender

How can I make an Applescript that Mail.app on my Mac can run? When it encounters a message that is being sent to mac@email.com, I'd like it to redirect it to email@gmail.com, where the "From" field ...
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How to keep Mail from encoding messages with the old charset=windows-1252?

A few of my colleagues using Mail, and myself, are unwillingly and without any knowledge of this misbehaviour, sending messages encoded with a charset of windows-1252: Content-Type: text/plain; ...
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In Mail, how to show contact photos from LinkedIn?

In Contacts, I have multiple accounts: say iCloud and LinkedIn. Contacts in both iCloud and Linked are linked together and a photo is shown. Now in Mail I would expect that the photos from LinkedIn ...
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Mail.app: connect to IMAP server with STARTTLS

I have an IMAP account on a private server and they said me to configure my mail with a STARTTLS secure connection on the port 993 and authentication with standard password. How can I set STARTTLS in ...
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Why does my Gmail signature on my iphone default to my gmail app on my ipad

I just realized that I sent an email from my g-mail app on my iPad signed "sent from my iPhone". So I reset my iPad signature to "sent from my iPad". Guess what? An email Is sent from my iPhone ...
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How to access gmail via pop instead of imap in mail.app in mavericks

I have a fresh install of mavericks. For reasons relating to my own workflow I would like to access my gmail via mail.app using pop instead of IMAP (I prefer to store only what I need on my mac but ...
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Mail.app in Mavericks “updating cache directory” too often

it's since Mountain Lion that I've been experiencing problems with Mail.app. I've been using Gmail and I've had problems with badge not being displayed correctly or either IMAP syncing wasn't in real ...
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Mail.app: open messages in tabs instead of windows?

Is it possible to have Mail.app open and manage messages using tabs instead of windows? Google tells me a plug-in called MailTabs was created for this back in 2011, but it's now defunct, and I can't ...