Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Mac Mail.app ordering IMAP folder descending

I'm using Mail.app on my Macbook (OS X El Capitan), but the folders (IMAP) are displaying from Z to A (descending) instead of from A to Z (ascending). Is this a setting? How can I turn this around? ...
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Apple Mail 9.2: IMAP folders only displayed to a certain depth

I have an IMAP email account with several depths of IMAP folders, say about 4 levels deep, but Mail only shows the first level. Can I get it to show the further subfolders? Thanks.
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Debugging Mail.app rules

Is there a way to see what Mail.app is doing when it scans messages for rule firing? I have a rules that download bank statements when I get an email from my bank. Since I have multiple accounts, I ...
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Apple Mail 9.2: How to specify port and SSL options for incoming and outgoing IMAP servers?

When setting up a new IMAP account in Apple Mail 9.2, it gives me no option to specify the incoming and outgoing ports, not SSL options. See screenshot below. The ability to do this would be most ...
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Prevent iPhone 6 Mail from Syncing Read Status to Exchange

I was just given a new iPhone 6 to replace my dated BlackBerry for work...which sounds like a good idea except for the level of customization I had in place for my BlackBerry. The biggest gap is for ...
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Few Mail issues - Including deleted rules still affecting mailbox

I have 3 issues with Mac Mail at the moment: Mail from Windows Live downloads but does not want to send. I have a mailbox that's still affected by deleted rules. When I exit out of Full Screen mode ...
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Mac Mail - Stagger / batch download emails from gmail over imap

Ive got several gmail accounts and google apps for business (depreciated free version) accounts. One of the my google apps for business accounts is 25gb. I want to add it to mail on my MBP (osx - 10....
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Mail notification shows new email, quickly disappears and email is missing

Any email I get pops up a notification in the upper-right corner of my screen, as per the native notification settings in the Apple Mail app. Every now and then I will get a quick notification ...
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Mail search not finding messages but Spotlight does

When I search for a particular message in Mail.app, using the search field, even when I have the message in sight, Mail cannot find it. But, frustratingly, when I use Spotlight, it is able to find the ...
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Why is Apple Mail opening on wake from sleep?

When Mail.app has no windows open but it is currently running, sometimes when I leave the MacBook Pro for a little while in sleep and wake it, Mail.app has opened windows. Of course, when quit, Mail....
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Emails to iCloud from my server show 'This message has no content'

Our donation website sends emails when a user signs up, donates etc. I've gotten many complaints that donors are getting blank emails. Upon further investigation it turns out that all these donors ...
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Macbook acting weird

My 2015 Macbook pro 13" is acting weird, after restoring from a Time Machine backup my mac is running slow and I have a lot of bugs: The reaction time of the system is very slow, sometimes when I ...
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Google Apps via Apple Mail Not Sending

The problem only began within the last couple of weeks (or so I can tell). I use Google Apps for all of my organizations, of which there are several, and I have them all set up in Apple Mail (as well ...
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MacMail Forgotten Attachents Reminder

I am trying to find a solution/plugin to remind me about adding attachments to an email on MacMail (using OS X El Capitan). I tried the "just double check your email, you idiot" option to no avail. ...
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How do I set Outlook as the default mail option in Yosemite?

Mail merge is greyed out, in MS Word so I'm guessing that it needs to talk directly to Outlook instead of Apple's mail app. I read somewhere that Outlook as to be set as the default in Mail.app, but I ...
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Save pdf from sender in Mail.app to folder with applescript

Trying to find out how to save email attachments like a pdf to a folder and can't figure out what I'm missing using the following. Any ideas? using terms from application "Mail" on perform mail ...
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How to stop Mail app from downloading mails from Trash?

I have lots filters that move junk mails to trash. But Mail app is downloading all mails from trash every time and wasting bandwidth. How can I configure it to skip trash folder?
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Mail not showing up in inbox on El Capitan

When I open Apple Mail, I see the normal mailboxes and stuff, but nothing shows up in my inbox. Not unread messages or read messages. I have to click into another mailbox and click back to get it ...
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Synching Mail Sent folder on new computer

I have an iMac and a 2009 Mac Pro 4.1. Both run OS X 10.11.3. I recently used Migration Assistant to move data, applications, and settings from the iMac to the Mac Pro. I had some other problems ...
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El Capitan MacMail added alias still reveals dominate email account

I am trying to add a Google Apps group email address as an alias in MacMail. I receive mail addressed to the group account without issue, but I can't send mail from that group address. I can't add ...
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Apple Mail 9.2 Gmail app-specific password not accepted and main pw doesn't last

Since I re-activated my Gmail account with 2-step verification on a fresh install of OS X 10.11.3 "El Capitan", I've tried to use a fresh app-specific password for this account on my Mac. Yet, OS X ...
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Transferring Emails saved on Mac to generic folder

In my Mac Mail I have all my emails saved to my Mac, as opposed to on my mail server using iMap. All the emails are organised with a large number of folders and sub folders, again all of which are ...
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Replace vertical line with “>” in text copied from Mail and pasted to plain-text

When I copy the text of an email from Mail into a plain-text document, it loses the vertical lines marking replied text. Is there any way to replace those vertical lines with ">" (greater-than signs)?
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Mail doesn't offer any feedback when accepting Exchange invites

When I receive invites via my Exchange account and accept them in Mail I get no feedback from Mail that the invite has been accepted. I see in Calendar that it has been accepted, but nothing is shown ...
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How to empty all emails data when account deleted?

My situation is quite simple and I searched the Internet without any solution to my problem. So I decided to give a try here! I have removed all email accounts (Gmail and Outlook) from my iPhone 5S ...
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How to stop receiving mails from a specific account?

Macbook Pro has made my life very miserable, in a struggle to make something out of it, I'm trying to atleast stop receiving mails from my gmail account with out disabling it. My gmail account is ...
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Ghost contact folder in Outlook 2016 for Mac

I am migrating from Mac Mail to Outlook 2016 for Mac. When I view the "People" tab and click "Address Book" I see a random contact folder called "MA ANG". I added and deleted this contact folder in ...
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How to force Mail.app to ask for Gmail password?

I recently changed my Gmail account's password. The account in Mail.app is offline as expected ("Login Failed"), but there seems no way to input the new password: There is no password input field in ...
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Mac Mail. display account choice

The drop down menu on draft emails, to allow me to choose which account to use to send mail from has disappeared! I cannot find how to get it back. How is this done?
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Mail Failing to Send SMTP Password

Very frustrating issue started yesterday with Mail suddenly deciding that it's not going to send my SMTP password to my outgoing mail server. Nothing else has changed, it just suddenly isn't working. ...
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How to re-order accounts in Mail.app (El Capitan)

Since I upgraded to El Capitan the Mail.app was upgraded also (to version 9.2) and the ability to re-order accounts was disappeared. Now I cannot move accounts in the preferences. Who knows is there ...
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How to make Airmail to open mailto: protocol link?

I have searched for this but I can't find anything in search results answering this query. When I click on mailto link given in a mail inside Airmail,it opens Mail.app window instead of opening it ...
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How can I hide the Resent-from header in Mail?

Looking at Apple's Mail: Show detailed message headers, it sounds like I shouldn't be seeing Resent-from headers, because I have the View->Show message headers preference set to "Default." The ...
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What's the opposite of “stop evaluating rules” in Mail.app?

I'm using Apple computers for a really long time now. One thing I never understood how to use "stop evaluating rules" in Mail.app. As far as I understand it, this action stops all subsequent rules, ...
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Search for emails from not a particular user or subject in Apple Mail

I am using Apples's Mail application for a while. I know that to search for mails from a particular user, I need to use from: abc@gmail.com But I need to search for emails that are not from a ...
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Really strange issue with iOS intermittently not connecting to IMAP server on home WiFi

For the past week I have been intermittently receiving the following error message when trying to refresh the emails in my IMAP inbox on my iPhone 6 with iOS 9.2.1: "The mail server mail.server.com is ...
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How do I get Mail.app to stop asking about iCloud?

I upgraded OS X to El Cap, and it's working fine, except whenever I create a new mail in Mail.app (cmd-N), it says there's a problem with iCloud, and offers to take me to System Preferences to change ...
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Apple Mail: Only TLS v1.0 supported

I'm on OS X 10.11.3 I can't connect to mail servers running only TLS version 1.2 or 1.1 with Apple Mail. IMAP as well as SMTP connections are always established using TLS 1.0 Could that be correct? ...
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Rules in Apple Mail do not immediately apply

I have set some rules for my MacBookPro Mail app. For example, when an email from a particular sender is received, that email is coloured with a certain background color. The problem is that the rule ...
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Mail - Doesn't save draft via apple Mail

Recently moved to a new email server, since moving the mail software has issues saving daft emails which won't show up on mail or the server. I've confirmed it's not the server as using a webmail or ...
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How can you access Apple Mail from Apple script?

I want to archive old emails ( say, older then 7 days ) from my inbox automatically with an applescript scheduled via cron. To be honest, I am open to other Apple-friendly languages such as Swift or ...
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Add “Send As” from mail

I have few accounts on my gmail account that I can "Send As". Using iOS mail app how can I add those accounts?
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Messages unflagged in Mail.app remain flagged in Outlook

When I flag a message in Mail.app (9.2 running on El Cap 10.11.3) on an Office365 account it also gets flagged in Outlook (15.18, also on El Cap). However when I un-flag it in Mail.app this ...
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My Mail app is eating up my space

When I click on General -> Storage & iCloud Usage -> Manage Storage -> Mail, The Mail and Attachments are taking up 1 GB space. But I don't have any email on my ipad. I recently tried to share a ...
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Why do mailbox folders not show the content of their subfolders in Mail.app?

In Mail.app, if you make a parent mailbox, and put inside of a child mailbox, clicking on the parent mailbox will not reveal the messages of the child mailbox. Using Smart Mailboxes in the same ...
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One-click save to Downloads folder in Mail.app

When I click on an attachment in Mail.app, the file opens in the mail downloads in my library. I can Ctrl-click on the attachment to save it to my Downloads folder. How can I save the file to the ...
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Three identical SMTP server configurations, one succeeds, two fail in Mail

I have three e-mail accounts each with a different domain name, however all of them send e-mail via the same domain name via SMTP (but each has its own login credentials). To clarify, it looks ...
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Is it possible to set up rules in Mail that do not appear in the rules list?

I'd like to set up a few rules in Mail.app but not have them appear in the list of rules in Mail's preferences. Is there any way to do this?
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Downloading sent mails to Mac which are stored on server

Most of my sent mail appears to be "stored on server" but I need access to these email on my computer. I know how to deactivate storing future emails on the server but want to download all these ...
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Mail not displaying message body content

The Mail app on my Mac stopped displaying message body once the message is opened. I can still see the message body in the message preview in each mailbox, but when I click (or double click) on a ...