Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Mail App keeps hanging (not crashing) on Yosemite 10.10.3

Mail runs fine for a few hours, then hangs. I must force quit, then reopen. It runs fine for another few hours then crashes. This is a fresh install of Yosemite, and I rebuilt the index and tried ...
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Avoid downloading archive mail OS X

I am looking for a way to avoid archived mails on iCloud from being downloaded automatically in Apple Mail. Does anyone have an idea?
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Yosemite - Mail not working

After installing Yosemite, Clicked on "Mail" it said, "Installing, will take a few minutes" when that finishes, it says "optimizing mailboxes" and then immediately crashes. Tried deleting accounts, ...
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Mail with gmail: labels get lost occasionally

I am using Mail with two gmail accounts and I am using labels to archive my messages. All my gmail labels show up as folders in Mail. I then use Mail to move emails from the inbox into respective ...
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Apple Mail mixes up sent messages with other sent messages within and across different accounts

I'm a Mac newbie using Apple Mail version 8.2 on Yosemite 10.10.3: I have 5 mail accounts and have noticed that mails sent from any account often get mixed up with sent mails from the same or ...
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Cmd+Tab for apps that are running but closed in Yosemite

Is there a way to reopen apps that are minimized or "closed" but still running when using Cmd+Tab? For example if I close mail, then Cmd+Tab to mail, it does nothing. The alternative is to try and ...
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How can I keep my previous recipients list in Mail.app from containing addresses I have not sent emails to?

From Mail's help documentation: Mail keeps a list of the email addresses you send messages to, and uses the list to suggest or complete addresses for you when you send email. You can delete ...
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A modal occupies the entire Mail app when composing a new mail

Some annoying new feature has been added since an update I did recently. When I start to compose a new mail the compose window till appear as a modal and lock the rest of the mail app. This makes it ...
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Mail window doesn't appear until I enter full screen?

I'm having a very strange problem with Mail on a new iMac which is running 10.10.3. The Apple store migrated the user's home files over from an old MacBook, which was running Snow Leopard, and ...
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Quitting Mail is very slow

Since a few years I can't quit Mail.app instantly. The more folders I have entered during the usage, the more folder Mail.app tries to close before it quits. Each close operation takes 3-8 sec to ...
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Mail, Contacts & Calendars refuses to connect to Google

Since yesterday the System Preferences pane on Mail, Contacts & Calendars refuses to connect to Google to setup e-mail, calendars and contacts. It started after Contacts.app did not want to sync ...
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Paste only email address without name

In the Mac Mail app, copying an email address of someone in your address book (e.g. from the header of some message) and pasting it elsewhere (e.g. in Text Edit) will result in "first_name last_name ...
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How to link multiple key events in AppleScript?

I have been trying to write an AppleScript that would open the mail app register a save as key event (Shift+Command+S) wait 1.5 seconds, do a return key event ("Enter") and then wait another 1 second ...
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Mac Mail “Not Responding” with Gmail IMAP account

I'm experience some issues with my Mac Mail on my MacBook Air. I hasn't been there all the time, as far as I can remember it started around Yosemite. In my mail, I've two accounts. One is my work ...
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How to see Archive Box

The Archive Box is not displayed in my Sidebar, yet I can archive mail. How do I get the Archive Folder to display, so i can retrieve my archived emails?
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Extract a tracking number from Mail app in mac and add it automatically to Parcel app

is there an appleScript that can Extract a tracking number from Mail app in mac and add it automatically to Parcel app so it sync directly with my apple Watch and my iPhone
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Draft in Mail does not handle mails properly, but piling up messages

I noticed recently that my Draft folder in Mail is not emptying after quitting and launching. Moreover, it gets more and more full of "gray" messages. That was not a behavior before, and everything ...
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Configure Apple Mail to always open calendar invites in Fantastical 2

How can I configure Apple Mail to always open calendar invites in Fantastical 2? Typically in OS X dialogs, you'd: Right click on file Select Open With... Choose the application Select Always open ...
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Mac Mail receiving emails extremely slowly

I recently purchased my first rMBP and I have noticed that Mail receives emails extremely slow. I receive the email on my iPhone 10 - 15 minutes before it appears on Mail. I've tried searching for ...
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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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Apple Watch Sync different email account

Just for my curiosity and knowledge, as you know with the iPhone we can add as many different emails account we want. But what about the Apple Watch Mail App? How many different inbox can the Apple ...
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OS X Mail: Dueling IMAP trash cans

I am a relatively new Mac user, and I am having trouble setting up one of my IMAP accounts in OS X Mail (Yosemite). I have set up several accounts, and Mail has added a trash can for each of them ...
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Apple ID password and email problem

My iPad Air is with sim card and 8.1.2 software. Not blocked or stolen. It in free use. I don't have my old iCloud password but in my old Apple ID account I changed my old name and surname (it was in ...
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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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How do I fix the email counter on the tag below the task bar?

In the mail window, you can put a tag to your mail boxes below the taskbar (see screenshot) that you can click to go to that mailbox. The tag has a number indicating the number of unread messages. ...
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What makes OSX say that it's low free space on the boot volume for the program memory?

I had 3 GB of free space on my 32G SSD drive when I decided to do an index rebuild in my apple mail. It ate up all the free space. I connected an external drive and moved some applications to free up ...
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Mail found by iPad global search operation, but not in Mail app

Today I discovered this: If I search my iOS 8 iPad for a certain name, I find three different Emails. All of these are drafts. If I touch one of these findings, mail.app opens the drafts and show ...
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Adding contacts to a group is creating duplicate cards

When dragging contacts to a newly formed group in OS X, a duplicate card is automatically created and the contact in not added to the group. Repeated attempts to drag the contact name to the group ...
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How to disable an email account when the password has changed?

Is there a way to temporarily disable "Mail" for a given account when the password has changed other than deleting the account (see screenshot below)? What cannot be seen on the screenshot is the ...
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Problems connecting to mail server in Mail.app after server change

I have moved to a new server (web server and mail server in it) for my website. In order to not create confusion, I created the same mailboxes in the new server with the same passwords, in order not ...
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How to get rid of sort-bar in Mail app?

Since I upgraded to Yosemite, the Mail app shows an irritating sort bar at the bottom of the message list. I like to view my email messages with the oldest message on the top. But now this sort bar is ...
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How to respond to Outlook (*ics) meeting invite through Calendar (iCal)?

I am using Calendar app as default in sync with Mail app on my MacBook (OS X Yosemite ver 10.3). Although email works flawlessly but I cannot respond to any meeting request that comes through ...
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OS X ending - character when viewing source

To view an email's source code in Mail.app, you can press ⌘ cmd+⌥ option U . However, the source view is cut off every line on a certain character. Changing a line like this: <img ...
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Configure iPhone to send smaller pictures as e-mail attachment?

A friend has an iPhone whose camera she uses with the default settings of 2592x1936 pixels, which is pretty big when attaching pictures in e-mails. The files are very big and I need to scroll ...
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iOS devices can't connect to postfix/dovecot mail server but my Mac can

I'm running on a Mac Mini, Postfix+dovecot mail server. On the Mac, I can connect with MailMate to the mail server, with pretty much the standard IMAP settings, and pick up email in various user ...
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How to add shared email account to mail.app without integrating inbox

I have mail.app setup with several personal accounts and use my inbox as a todo list by archiving completed tasks/emails. I need to add a shared email account and can't archive the inbox items ...
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How to mark as read e-mails from a certain person in mail app

There is e-mail group that I'm a part of. I don't want to quit the group, because occasionally something interesting gets posted. However, I get a large volume of e-mails that are not interesting. Is ...
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Apple Id Reactivation

I am trying to re-activate my Apple ID which I have not used for about 1 year. The issue is to be able to re-activate my Apple ID (after being de-activated), I need to answer my security questions or ...
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Mail.app signature attached mac

I've added a signature in Mail.app and it works fine. It's a basic HTML table with images that are hosted and never attached directly. The problem is that when I attach a file (not images), the ...
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How to prevent OSX Mail PDF export to split sentences (horizontally) at the end of the page?

When I export an email to a .pdf file in Mac OSX 10.9.5 it often splits sentences horizontally: This also happens with images. Is there a way to prevent this (e.g. to push the last sentence to the ...
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Setting up signatures with different font in Mail.app

I am trying to set up signature blocks to attach to emails sent using mac mail. I want part of the signature block to be in script, but using the font option I cannot get it to a script.
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How is Mail's custom stationery feature supposed to work?

The interface for stationery in Mail seems pretty straightforward - create a template e-mail and save it as stationery to re-use later. The Help also confirms the expected workflow. Despite this, ...
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Mail notification is not deeplinked into the correct conversation on iOS 8 / Exchange Account

I'm having this problem since I am using an Exchange Account with my iPhone 5. I get a new mail and receive all notifications correctly. But if I try to open the new mail by either swiping from the ...
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Yosemite will not display my email messages even though they keep coming in

Just upgraded to Yosemite. All seems fine except for email—they keep coming in but they are not displayed in my inbox. Why not?
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Random emails missing from IMAP inbox with Apple Mail in Yosemite

I am using Apple Mail with three IMAP mail accounts (not Gmail etc. but from my hosting provider). I'm finding that I regularly need to close and reopen Mail to find emails I'm searching for that are ...
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Animated .gif files are not working after upgrade to OS X 10.10.3 using Apple Mail v8.2

After upgrade to OS X 10.10.3, I am unable to use animated emoticons in mail. These items are listed in Photos but will not move when inserted into mail. All worked properly prior to upgrade which ...
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Unable to send email from Mac Mail App to one specific email address (all emails to all other emails addresses are sent)

We have been trying to send emails to a specific gmail address that certainly does exist for many months now but we are unable to and receive this message: 'Cannot send message using the server ...
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OS X Mail.app drops leading whitespaces

Mail app drops leading whitespaces while saving mail as plain text. How can I change this behaviour?
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Whats a keyboard shortcut for cycling through open windows in Mail.app on Yosemite?

I'd like to be able to cycle through open message windows in Mail.app using a keyboard shortcut. Is this possible without installing a third-party helper application
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iMessages and Mail Google sync very slow

This is a little annoying. Recently my Mail and Messages App are getting very slow at fetching stuff from the Google servers. I've waited minutes thinking there was no emails or replies, but when I ...