Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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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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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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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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Archive to Gmail Fails, but only when using the Archive Button on the Toolbar

If I try to archive an email using the toolbar 'archive' button I get this error message: "The IMAP command “UID COPY” (to Archive) failed for the mailbox “INBOX” with server error: No folder Archive ...
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How to sync mac mail app with only unarchived/recent gmail messages

I recently purchased a Macbook Air and I wanted to use the default Mail app that came with it. When I add a gmail account to it, it tries to download all the mail I've ever received (~10 years worth ...
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How do I limit caching in Mail for Mavericks?

I have a really low capacity MacBook Air. Earlier this year, I discovered I could keep it usable without a bunch of "running low on disk space" warnings by limiting the caching performed by Safari and ...
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Adding “Delete” and/or “Mark as read” to mail notifications in Mavericks

By default maill.app notifications has two buttons. One for replying to the email and the other one for closing the notification. This is very nice, although, I was wondering if there is any way that ...
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Apple Mail squeezes photographs from one address

Left: How it looked in the email I received. Right: Copied and pasted into a new email This happens with every photo I receive from this one guy, nobody else. The pic will open with a normal aspect ...
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Setting up a IMAP hotmail/outlook mail account with SSL and with a certificate

I can't seem to enable SSL on my hotmail account in Mail. Whenever I enable SSL in Preferences>Accounts>(email)>Advanced the connection fails in connection doctor. My settings are here. These settings ...
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AppleScript auto Email attachment save

I am looking for an AppleScript, that simply uses an email defined by the "Mail Rules" and extracts the attachment to a specific folder. I found different codes, but they all didn’t do want I want. I ...
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Contact name not showing in Apple Mail

I have some contact emails added to my Contacts app along with their full name and have received a few emails from them in my Mail app. My understanding is that if the sender of an email is an ...
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How can I add an SMIME cert and configure iOS mail to use it?

In order to protect ourselves from NSA-style snooping, we need to start using SMIME encrypted email. Since I have over 10,000 BYOD devices to update, what is the most effective way to Deploy an ...
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Mails sent from my work gmail come back in my personal gmail

I have two accounts that are hosted by Gmail. One is my personal account with a gmail domain, the other is a work account with our company's domain. When I send or reply to mail from my Mac using ...
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Deactivate automatic mark as read in Apple Mail 7.3

I just changed from Windows to OS X Mavericks with Apple Mail App 7.3. The first thing I'm wondering about is the that I cannot disable the automation to mark a email as read by default when I just ...
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Mail - how to show POP3 mail account in the side bar

This is my Mail screen: I have Gmail Imap account and a Bezeqint POP3 account. I want to see my Bezeqint account in the sidebar as I see Gmail's account so I can add and change folders. How can i ...
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I can't remove alarms set with old apple mail app

I set some alarms using older mail program that came with OS X 10.6. During all upgrades, the alerts were preserved, but now I want to remove them and I can't find where they are defined. They are not ...
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How to add tags to mail messages in Maverick?

With the new mac os maverick I'm able to add custom tag to almost every files. I'm sadly unable to create those tags inside Mail. Did I missed a checkbox or a feature. I'm talking here about color ...
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How do I reset Apple's Mail, in Lion, to default settings?

I have been having a bunch of email problems and want to start over. I have deleted all the IMAP accounts from Mail. What other files do I need to delete, hidden and otherwise, to make Mail (and ...
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Mirror number of unread mails in title bar

Is there a way to show the exact number of unread mails from the Mail.app icon also in the title bar? Note that this is not the same as showing the number of unread mails in inbox, since I can change ...
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Mail.app attachments show as icon or document content (inline)

I get my faxes sent to me by email as a PDF file. Sometimes it shows in the email as an icon with the filename.pdf. Sometimes it shows the content of the PDF within the email (i.e., you can read it in ...
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Edit subject line of email in inbox in mac mail

in mac mail is there a way to edit the subject line of an email thats in the inbox, this is just for internal filing reasons, say you get sent an email with the subject line 'attn:sam' that dosnt ...
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iCloud email showing unread after moving

When I read an email the 'Unread' count reduces by 1. When I move this email to another folder, including Trash, within a few minutes my Dock icon lights up with 1 (or however many) unread emails. ...
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Forward or Bcc a copy of all outgoing mail

I've got one machine set up with an email account, using Mail.app. I'd like to send a copy of all outgoing mail from that account to another email address I have, which is not on the same machine. ...
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Debugging Exchange account setup

I have an Exchange account with an on-premises domain, but the mailbox lives in Office 365. In addition, my email address is different than my Windows domain login. When I try to add my Exchange ...
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How to have multiple names in Apple Mail?

In Mail.app I can send e-mails on behalf of different mail addresses. It looks like this: I've achieved this by inputting multiple e-mail addresses separated by a comma in the Email Address field of ...
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How to stop vibrating on new Mail using iOS 7?

Whenever I get a new message in my mail, my phone vibrates. How do I turn off this behavior?
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How to exclude Mail messages from Finder search?

I want to exclude Mail messages from showing up in Finder search. ->FINDER, NOT SPOTLIGHT<- I have asked this question on other platforms, and I have found the emphasis is very necessary. Yes, ...
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Determining the date/time/recurrence of a cancelled meeting Outlook ics file in Mail.app/Calendar?

In OS X 10.9.3, Mail.app 7.3 (1878.2), iCal/Calendar.app 7.0 (1841.1), when I get a cancellation in Mail.app from someone using Outlook/Office365/Exchange, I may see in the subject line that a meeting ...
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OS X 10.9.1, Mail 7.1; Mail: Mail rules reset with restart

I am trying to use junk mail custom actions to add additional tags to mail identified as junk. I also unset the "Sender of message is in my Previous Recipients" option. I am finding that each time I ...
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Is there a way to open Mail.App from QuickMailer?

Is there any way to open Mail.App from QuickMailer? My dock auto-hides to get more screen space.
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Suspend some mail notification correponding to a sender

I wish to disable some mail notifications let's say, the ones coming from a mailing list named TEST. Is there a way to do it or the notifications are all enabled/disabled at the same time ? In the ...
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Apple Mail is not retrieving mail automatically from Exchange

I have an Exchange account set up in Apple Mail. When I click the "Get new messages" button it successfully retrieves mail from the Exchange server. I have the "Check for new messages" setting in ...
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Delete Stored Offline Attachments in Mail.app

I'm using Apple Mail and have noticed that the ~/Library/Mail/V2 folder is using up over a gigabyte of space. I'm guessing that a lot of that is stored attachments for my email messages. I've already ...
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removing auto complete group address

I have a groups mail settings that are not working. Using the auto complete gave the option of just the group name or the group name with the same name in carrots to the right. One of the groups ...
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Problems with Office 365 and OS X Mail Inbox

I'm having 4 problems with O365 and Mac OS X Email, all related to display and status issues. To be clear, I'm using the built-in Mac Mail client, connecting to Office 365 as an Exchange server (vs. ...
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Apple Mail.app hides Archive folder - how to get it to show

I use Mail.app with FastMail. Mostly, it just works. However, when I start up Mail it never shows the Archive folder. The Archive button will move mail to it, but it's not there. The Goto mailbox ...
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AppleScript/Automate Mail Tasks

I've been trying to help a coworker automate a weekly email compilation he sends out but haven't yet been able to figure out how address a few specific areas...first I'll explain the situation, then ...
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Is there an app that lets me send email only?

I'm looking for an app that will let me send email only. Often in the course of my work I need to just fire off a quick email but don't want to get stuck firing up my mail client and reading new ...
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Mac Mail Limits (messages and mailbox size)

We use Google Apps and with users approaching 250K email messages and over 25GB of storage Mail App is getting ever slower for most users. Are there any guidelines on how large we should let the ...
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How do I send a group email on my iPad Air?

I'm having trouble sending email to a group from my iPad (with the email app that came with the iPad). The groups are there under my contact groups. I open a new email, click on the "to" field, and ...
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Save all images from all emails automatically

I receive lots of jpeg files on my mail, and in order for me to save it on my desktop I have to save them one by one. Is there any other way that I can save all the images without saving them one by ...
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Mail downloads immediately visible

when I read appended docs in Mail, it saves each one of them automatically Mail Downloads in separate obscurely named folders. The same docs can be saved so numerous times. Can I get rid of these ...
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Delete emails from server Mac Mail

I have setup and email account on Mac mail. The account accesses email through IMAP. One of the settings for the account is not to keep any messages on the server under the advanced tab in Mac Mail. ...
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Gmail-like keyboard shortcuts in Mail.app (keys without modifiers)

How can I create keyboard shortcuts in Mail.app that do not require modifiers? For example, I'd like j/k to scroll the message pane. Maybe n/p to navigate between messages. Maybe N/P to navigate ...
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Default sender in Apple Mail when replying and more than one account

Using Mavericks Apple Mail, I have two Exchange mail accounts, one for myself and one for Jane Doe. The accounts are organised in the left hand mailbox list with mine above Jane Doe's. If I reply to ...
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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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don't show contact photos in mail message view

How do I disable showing of the contact photos in OSX mail in the message headers in the message view? The faces distract me from the messages. They are pulled from some ldap server based contact list ...
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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 ...