Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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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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Emails will not be deleted by Mail.app

All of us in the office use the same (remote) email server (via IMAP) but only some of us have this issue: Emails are deleted in Mail.app and go to trash After sometime the email reappears as unread ...
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iPhone 6S 9.2 storage usage

I want ask you why in usage section of iPhone 6s it says I have 2.6 GB in mail. However, have delete all inbox, sent,trash etc. There is nothing in the mail. How do I get the storage in the usage ...
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Alternative email client that supports tagging, message scheduling

I'm looking for an email client that supports my ideal workflow: emails can be tagged and then searched for via multiple tags. emails can be hidden until I can act upon them. Keyboard driven. ...
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How can I replace the Mac Mail icon in Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan?

I'm going to give Mac Mail another try. But I can't stand the stamp icon. I'd like to replace it with the iOS icon. I have the .icns file but the old "get info" trick where you just paste the icon ...
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AppleScript sending Mail messages before file attachments are attached in El Capitan

I have a Workflow that runs an AppleScript which attaches spam emails as file attachments and sends them to ASSP for processing. It's been working fine, but apparently something has changed in El ...
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How can I reduce the mobile data used by the iPhone Mail app?

I am on a 200 MB/month plan, and feel that Mail is responsible for most of my mobile data usage, sometimes pushing me over the 200 MB, even if I almost never use the iPhone in places where there is no ...
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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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How to Attach Picture to Existing Email

How do you attach a picture to an email you've already started composing? Instead of going to the picture first and sending it that way. I want to be able to attach it while I'm writing an email.
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Will my emails be kept if I upgrade from 10.6.8 to 10.11?

I have a (Mid 2009) Macbook Pro. I want to upgrade my MacOS X version from 10.6.8 to 10.11 but I have some issues. I have so many important emails stored in Mail v4.5 on Snow Leopard that I don't ...
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How do I print an email from Mail.app without mail headers?

I would like to be able to print emails without including the default email headers (from, to, title, date) from Apple’s Mail application. It looks like I am not the only one who wants this as the ...
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How can I re-map Mail's “Sent Messages” folder to an IMAP server's “Sent Mail” folder?

I use Mail to connect to a traditional IMAP server (non-Gmail). I've noticed that all the messages I send are placed in Mail's "Sent" folder and that Mail is translating this folder to a server folder ...
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Mail.app with El Capitan displays message titles in undersized width

After I upgraded to OS X 10.11 (currently running 10.11.1), messages are no longer properly displayed in Mail.app: All message information is crammed into a space with minimum width, despite the ...
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Securityd process uses 100% CPU when Mail app is open

I have a Macbook Air mid 2011 with OS X Yosemite. For a couple of weeks, I have a process, called Securityd, that runs and uses 100% of my processor, making it hot and noisy. After some time, I ...
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Resolving “There is a problem with your mailboxes.” in El Capitan

I'm running into an identical problem with Mail on two separate systems, both starting immediately after upgrading from a long-working Yosemite to the new El Capitan and persisting through the latest ...
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Swipe settings in El Capitan Mail.app

This is a different question from this. Is anybody able to develop a Terminal command that will change the behaviour of swipe settings in Mail? By default swipe right is 'Mark as Unread/Read' while ...
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Export mailbox tree structure into folders with files in .eml format

My university e-mail account has only 500MB of space, and I want to export and archive old mails on an external hard drive. I want to export a mailbox (a year of e-mails actually) that has a tree ...
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Apple Mail reply arrow not working reliably

I'm running Lion, connecting to an Exchange 2010 server. Sent messages are stored locally. Once I've replied to a messages in my Inbox, the "replied" arrow appears to the left of the message, as ...
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No 'Remove Attachments' button in fullscreen Mac Mail?

I often use the 'remove attachments' button in Mac Mail when replying to a message. However I've noticed that when composing a reply in fullscreen mode, this button disappears. Is there a keyboard ...
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Mail saved to Web Receipts Folder

I would like to be able to have a Mail rule that would essentially take a file with a particular subject and "save as a PDF to my Web Receipts Folder" so it would do it as the mail came in and I would ...
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Disable contacts and event detection banner in El Capitan Mail

I would like to remove the new 'events' and 'contacts' banners that appear across the top of my incoming mail. I never use them, and they are distracting. Does anyone know how to turn them off?
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Prevent email being sent to certain addresses

In mail.app, is there a way to prevent or warn when sending email to specific addresses? My use case; I would like to blacklist company wide distribution addresses so that if I hit "reply all" one of ...
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Include Images with Reply in Mail?

In Mail (connected to my work Exchange server, if that matters), when I forward an email which contains inline images they are preserved. However, if I reply to the email then they are not preserved. ...
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El Capitan Outgoing Mail server problems

Just upgraded to El Capitan on my Mac mini. Mail has a problem though I have multiple mail accounts set-up The outgoing SMTP smtp server for all accounts is NONE If I assign one from the drop list ...
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Migration Assistant (going from 2011 MBP running Mavericks to 2013 rMBP running Mavericks) broke Apple Mail

I recently ran Migration Assistant on a 2011 MBP running Mavericks to a brand new, fresh install on a 2013 rMBP and it has completely hosted Apple Mail. It moved over all of my accounts in the ...
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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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Mail memory usage?

I'm seeing massive RAM usage from Mail I removed all mail accounts as I assumed it was something in an inbox taking up space, but even then, with no accounts other than iCloud (which contains zero ...
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Print an individual email that is part of a conversation

Mail.app Version 8.2 (2104), OS X Yosemite 10.10.5. I have a message in my inbox which I would like to print, but Mail associates it with a conversation in another mailbox and the print preview shows ...
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Automatically mark Junk mail as read

I've enabled the builtin Mail rules to move junk mail directly to the junk folder. But the messages to do not get marked as read, so they are shown/counted as unread in the Mail sidebar. How can I ...
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In Yosemite Mail, setting Signature to None does not remove signature like in Mavericks

Trying to understand if changed behavior in Yosemite is expected or a bug. In Mail.app in Mavericks, when I compose a new email, my signature would default to being there. If I then set Signature to ...
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Mail.app keeps asking for Google password

I've a Google account set up on a Mac of mine. OS X version 10.8.4 and everything else is up-to-date. And my Google account uses 2-step authentication. I'm having a problem with my Google account on ...
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Mark Email “Unread” from Email full view

I have been switched to iPhone (iPhone 6s with iOS 9.2) from Android a few days ago. Previously in my Android "Email" software, I could mark that email Read/Unread from the full view. But in my iPhone ...
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How Do I Merge Apple Mail 'On My Mac' Folders or Flatten The Directory Structure?

I have a dozen or so separate email "archives" from a variety of different clients and many different email addresses dating back to about 1996. I have managed to get all the files in mbox format, ...
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How do I stop loading images in Junk mail folder in Mail.app 6.6 with Gmail

I have setup Mail.app to use my Gmail account. Gmail has a spam filter that works excellent for me. But I sometimes check the Junk mailbox in Mail to see if something got there by accident. When I go ...
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Recurring problems with gmail on iPhone

I have gmail as the main mail account on my iPhone. Each time I set the account up, it works for a while — a few days to a month — but the becomes unable to fetch/send mail, giving the message ...
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Block emails from specific sender only in Mac OS mail program

I have an email account registered on my Macbook and on two more devices. Is it possible to block / not download all emails from a specific sender just on my device but not touch the server email ...
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syncyng star-labels between Gmail and Mail MacOSX

I succeeded in syncing all gmail labels (mail osx folders) through IMAP between Mail OSX and Gmail. It works perfectly. However I still have troubles in getting the synchronization bwtween what gmail ...
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Apple Mail 8 shows welcome screen on every launch

I recently upgraded from Lion to Yosemite. Now using Mail 8.2 the welcome screen shows up with every launch of the program. Dis- and reenabling the IMAP account like proposed here did not fix it. What ...
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Filing Sent messages in a folder other than sent messages folder

Is there a way to create a rule in Apple Mail that will copy every sent message to another folder? I want to have every sent message to be copied to the G-Mail IMAP folder so that all my sent mail is ...
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How do I set the mail.app message font to San Fransisco (System Font) [duplicate]

I'm using Mail.app in Mac OS X 10.11 (Yosemite). I would like for messages I compose to appear in the new, lovely, San Francisco font. I cannot seem to make that happen because neither "System Font" ...
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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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My cursor is wrong in certain apps (Safari, Chrome, Mail)

I have this weird issue, where my cursor isn't changing to a pointer (or any other cursors) when I'm browsing the web or in Mail. MBPr mid 2012, OS X Yosemite, Safari 8 Anyone knows how to fix ...
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Exclude mails from specific Inbox in “Inbox” view

Is it possible to exclude a specific mailbox from the "Inbox" view in Mail.app? I got 3 mailboxes in mail.app, 2 of them are mail accounts for normal mail communication, 1 is used for receiving mails ...
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How to determine the specific rule Mail App used to move a given message?

I have dozens of filter rules in my Apple Mail (under Mavericks). (the SyncedRules.plist file is 110460 bytes long) 99% of my rules move spam mail to the trash. My criteria are somewhat loose, and ...
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Mac Mail App stuck!

After it is broken, every time I open the Mail app. It asks me to login like the first screenshot below. And after I login, nothing is showed in the inbox. Just nothing. (2nd screenshot). And if I ...
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Disable message autoselect in OS X Mail

Is there a way to stop Mail from automatically selecting messages? For example when I delete a message, it will immediately select the next one and mark it read. Then if I don't want to read the ...
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In Mail.app are images for a gmail account pulled from google image proxy servers or original servers?

When using Mail.app to access a gmail account, will images get pulled from the google image proxy servers or from the original servers? From https://support.google.com/mail/answer/145919?hl=en ...
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Mail.app crashes constantly, even after deleting mail profile and cache

Apple Mail crashes for me nonstop. Sometimes immediately after opening, and sometimes everything is fine until I add an attachment to an email or something. Somedays it's totally useless and sometimes ...
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Impossible rebuild Mail.app on Yosemite. Try several methods

I can't rebuild index for mail.app. Try several methods on internet. Manual rebuild on Mail.app Delete Envelope Index on Library/Mail/V2/MailData and reopen Mail.app On all methods, there're a ...
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Mail.app Conversation/Threading issues like RES: RES: RES:

When using Gmail on Apple's mail, the conversations/threads are not being grouped properly when the subject field of the messages starts having many prefixes "RES" in the subject. Some email clients ...