Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Mail crashes permanently - can't open it anymore [duplicate]

I have a question and need a bit of help. I do have my complete mails on my Mac since 2012. Now today Apple Mail crashes when I opened it. I looked up where the files are and I do have more then 105 ...
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Changing default email reader does not take effect

I am trying to use Kiwi for Gmail as my default email reader (for example, when wanting to share a link via email, I want Kiwi to open up, rather than the Mail application by Apple). In the Kiwi ...
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Is there any way to seamlessly translate a mail inside Mail.app?

Having recently moved to Germany, I receive tons of German emails. My current workflow is definitely not efficient: Copy mail contents, goto translate.google.com, paste content.. The ideal solution ...
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ios Mail app shows Welcome to Mail screen even though I have already set up and have been using my account

I have an iPhone 4S currently running ios7.0.4. I have been using the built in Mail app since I bought my phone years ago and it has always worked fine. I have two accounts set up in the app. ...
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Can't archive mail on one of my Exchange accounts

I have a few Exchange accounts set up in Mail that are working fine. Deleting sends the mail to the Trash folder, archiving sends the mail to the Archive folder. However, one of the accounts won't ...
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Existing mail viewer window doesn't open when I click on Mail App dock icon

I have minimised a mail viewer window to the dock. When I click the Mail icon (to the left of the dividing line) it does not bring the viewer widow up. I have to click on the actual viewer window (to ...
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Mails deleted or archived in Mail.app do not disappear in mobile mail

I have an IMAP mail account with a web hosting provider. The account is accessed by two clients: Mail.app on a MBP running Yosemite, and Mail on an iPad running iOS 9. When I delete or archive a ...
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IMAP files trashed and greyed out - can't recover in Mail.app

A few days ago, my IMAP files were sent to the trash (if I did it, it was by accident, but I really don't remember doing it...) So the main file is there in the trash but I cannot scroll down the ...
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Reply to all cc'ed - Mail OSX

When I receive an email which has been cc'ed to a few people, is there a way where I can set the default reply mode to "reply to all", rather than "reply to just the sender"?
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Add Novel Groupwise Account via Exchange ActiveSync to Mail

I want to add my Novel GroupWise account to my Mac, which is not possible due to the lack of a (reliable and recent) client. The firm I'm working for set a data sync server up for this purpose but ...
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Drafts Folder in Mail.app contains messages which have been sent

From time to time my Drafts folder contains an autosaved message that I haven't sent which is nice because I can pick up where I left off creating a new message, but lately most of the messages are ...
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Cannot open Mail.app Preferences in OS X 10.7.5

I get the pinwheel of death when I try to open Mail Preferences. I'm using OS X 10.7.5 and Mail v5.3.
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Changed Office365 password, cannot change in mail.app: account already exists

mac os 10.11.4 mail app 9.3 Had a working exchange/office365 account. Did not work anymore, used safari to go to office365.com and it appeared that I was required to change my password. So I changed ...
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Delete cached (offline) email on hard drive in Mail program (El Capitan)

How can I delete all cached/offline email from the Mac OS 'Mail' program on my SSD in Mac OS El Capitan? I have 2 Gmail accounts and an Exchange account for work. I'm running out of room on my 256GB ...
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Is there a key command to shift Apple Mail focus to top?

This one drives me crazy... If you search in Apple Mail, you likely end up way back in time in your list of emails. When I am ready to read new email I have to scroll, scroll, scroll to the top of ...
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Mail.app rule works only partially

I have this Mail rule: The Move Message works great and all messages that fits the rules has been moved to the selected folder. The issue here, is the Mark as Read part of the rule does not work. ...
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Apple Mail doesn't show when a mail is encrypted (using S/MIME)

I have recently started using S/MIME since we got a certificate from our school and are advised to use it when possible. I am using El Capitan 10.11.4. The encryption and decryption process ITSELF ...
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How to factory reset a broken mail app via terminal OSX El Capitan?

I opened my mail app this noon I wanted to send an email, as usual I clicked on the compose email button I wrote my mail and sent it. Now after that the mail app started acting strange. It switches ...
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iOS Stock mail app showing older messages when deleting current one?

I am using a Microsoft Exchange account and when I delete the current email after viewing it, the message that appears is not the next one on the list. It's a much older message. Today<--- trying ...
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Can Mac Mail use Gmail's send mail as function?

Mac Mail is receiving mail from my Gmail account (exgmail) which is fetching mail from two other accounts (ex1email / ex2email). I want to be able to use the 2 different email accounts I have listed ...
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Set Mail app so it won't mark messages as read on the server

I am accessing my colleague's work email account (on gmail) using IMAP. The problem is that whenever I read one of the messages first, it is marked as read on the server and he often misses it. I ...
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Mail.app has no entry for from: gmail-account

I'm using OSX10.11.4. I've got several mail accounts and use mail.app to receive and send mails. One of these accounts is a gmail Account. I'm able to receive all mails with mail.app but I can't send ...
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Blank Mail.app HTML Emails in 10.11.6 (Beta) 15G7a

A family member somehow got an automatic software update to Beta 15G7a that was released ±24 hours ago. He's very happy to accept PICNIC or CBI as responses to usual support from me, so it's puzzling ...
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Mail shows all “On My Mac” folders as empty (El Capitan)

Short Version Since upgrading to El Capitan, all folders in Mail that are "On My Mac" show up as having zero messages, but only on one of my two machines. The appropriate files are all there in the ...
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How to fix 10.9 Mail.app that sents plain text message with image attachments still with an html alternative?

Plain text without attachments ➔ Content-Type: text/plain When using OS X 10.9 Mail.app a.k.a. Apple Mail (2.1878.6) to sent a plain text message (text-only) without any attachments, the application ...
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Change fonts for incoming email outlook

Basic knowledge I know I how change the fonts in Mail.app, it is actually working fine and as I want. Problem: However, the change does not apply to email sent from Microsoft Outlook and opened in ...
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Can't access IMAP or SMTP in Mac Mail 5.3 when I save password to Keychain

Experiencing a very odd bug when I try to access Google Apps email on Mail 5.3 via IMAP and SMTP. When I open Mail, it asks for my email password. If I type this in, I can access the IMAP server fine....
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How to get Gmail priority inbox sections on Mail?

I use Google priority inbox so I've a Starred section, Important, and Everything else as separate sections on the web gmail. Now, I just set up my "Mail" on Mac OS X (using IMAP) but Mail will just ...
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Why can I no longer remove mails?

In one of my mailboxes, I can no longer remove e-mails. Every time I want to delete a mail, it gives me the following message: "247263.emlx" couldn't be copied to "Messages" because an item with ...
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Apple Mail App - IMAP - Sent mails not loaded from server

out of knowhere my sent mails folder in the built-in mail program of my iMac stopped working - to be precise - the sent mails folder is now empty. I received a message once stating something like "...
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Mail.app disconnected from data files

My mac mini was acting up, so I reset the Nvram and ran the disk utilities from recovery mode. The mini started up fine and runs stable, but now my mail, calendar, and contacts have been wiped clean. ...
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How to I “edit as new” with Apple Mail?

I have a mail message where I typed the email address from a business card. Unfortunately I made a typo, so it bounced. I'd like to open the mail and edit it as if it were a new mail without "Fwd" or "...
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Apple Script to Apply Rules in Mail.app

I've created some rules in my Mail.app to change background color of specific messages And also I've created rules in the mail server to move specific messages to some folder For messages in the ...
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SMTP password lost from mail.app osx 10.10

Ive got an error where mail.app on OSX (10.10) loses the SMTP password for an account. Ive had this before when using a Gmail account via IMAP back on osx 10.9 and couldnt solve it and had to use ...
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El-Cap Mail app intermittent IMAP connection issues

The issues started occurring after upgrade to 10.11 but not sure if related or not. I have 2 gmail accounts defined on my Mail app. Most of the time (around 70% or so) all is healthy. But every ...
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yosemite mail remove self from cc list

When I select "Reply All" using Apple Mail my email address automatically gets added back in the original field it appeared in the original message; i.e. if I was CC'd on an email, my address will ...
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Apple mail adding calendar invitations despite this being disabled

I've disabled Apple Mail from automatically adding calendar invitations, however when they're sent to me, they still get automatically added to my Apple Calendar. The problem with this, of course, is ...
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How to import .eml files into Mail?

I'm using readpst to extract emails from a bunch of old outlook .PST files. It does a great job of pulling out all the emails .EML files, with attachments included. But how do I bring these into ...
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Apple mail unable to reply or close windows

Whenever I try to reply (or reply all) to any email through the mail app, an empty new message window opens that I can type in but all the buttons (send, attach etc.) are greyed out and I cannot close ...
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In OS X Mail, what's the difference in checking new e-mail between “Automatically” and “Every X minutes”?

While "Manually" option is absolutely clear to me, how differently will Mail behave when I will switch between "Automatically" and "Every x minutes"? I'm running 10.11.4.
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After upgrading to El Capitan, OS X imported my email accounts from my iPad

I just upgraded from Snow Leopard to El Capitan on an iMac from 2009. I guess my iPad was connected or something, but I found that the operating system's mail application now had the accounts that I ...
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Search for link in Mail and click on it without using the mouse

Sometimes I receive an e-mail, which contains a link that I have to follow. I would like to be able to follow this link without having to reach for the mouse. I can locate the link with a search (cmd +...
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Use mac mail Image Size to reduce attached images, but not the image footer

I like using the image size feature of mac mail to slim down attached images, but this also has the effect of reducing the size and quality of my .png footer is there a way to tell mac mail to only ...
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How to use Apple Mail as default email program in Windows 8 running under Parallels?

I am using Microsoft OneNote, Visual Studio 2013 and Visio 2013 under Windows 8.1 running on Parallels 9 on my iMac. All of these have support for sharing content via e-mail. Is there a way to ...
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Mail: How to show all recipients by default?

The top of my Mail messages say To: followed by the primary recipient, plus a link labelled and 3 more…. Clicking that link reveals the additional recipients. I'd rather not have to click the link, ...
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Huge Apple Mail Logs (Connection Logging Enabled)

I was doing some routine cleanup of my HDD, when I noticed some huge log files in ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.mail/Data/Library/Logs/Mail. Where do I toggle those log files off and on?
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Unable to delete or archive mail

Periodically, I keep getting an "x messages could not be moved to the mailbox xxx. An error occurred while moving messages to mailbox xxx" popup (see below). The only way I can resolve is to rebuild ...
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Does Mail on OS X mark mail as read on the server or just locally?

Back when I used the Mail app on Leopard and Snow Leopard, it never seemed to tell the Gmail server that to mark as read the messages that I read. This had the annoying effect of requiring me to go to ...
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Can't update my mail password on Macbook Air

I recently changed my Gmail password, and as expected, the mail app can't log in to that account anymore. It says "Login Failed" in the top right. The problem is, I can't figure out how to update ...
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Emails sent twice in Mail

When I answer to an email in the Mail app, I noticed that the email is always sent twice. The first email sent is ok, the problem only occurs for the answers. I don't get this problem for the emails I ...