Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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I did a software update & now I can't open Mail

I get the following message when I try to open mail 'You can't use this version of Mail with this version of Mac OS x You have Mail version 4.5 (1084/1085). It can't be used on Mac OS X version ...
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Preview/Mail printing issue

I am attempting to print PDF's (and save documents as PDF's) as close to full bleed as possible. Right now I am losing approximately 3/4" in margin left, right, top and bottom. Any way to adjust ...
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Fixing Smart Mailboxes

I recently had to restore my ~/Library/Mail folder from a Time Machine backup, and upon opening Mail it imported the mailboxes seemingly successfully, however my Smart Mailboxes no longer function, ...
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“Open Link Behind Mail” in Mail.app not working

When on my Mac I right click on a link in mail and select "Open Link Behind Mail" nothing happens. I tried opening Console and seeing if there was an error message when I did it again, but I didn't ...
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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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Mail.app thinks I'm a new user

My laptop locked up (black screen, spinning beachball), and after leaving it to see if it would handle whatever it was doing on its own overnight, I went and held the power button down to force it to ...
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How to create a private distribution list [group mailing list] in Mail.app?

I know I can make a group in Contacts, and send a message to the group. Is there a way to hide the list of recipients? I have this setting in Mail prefs: I don't know any other setting to tweak. ...
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Mail in OS X and iOS not able to keep Junk messages in the folder

Probably 3 or 4 times now I've gotten some spam that made it through the various filters and into my inbox. I then mark it as junk using either built in mail application on my Mac or iPhone, and the ...
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Apple Mail keeps crashing frequently after RAM problem

Update: while waiting for a response I managed to solve the matter, first by running mail from a different account (it worked flawlessly); and second by running Onyx - it has the feature of rebuilding ...
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MAIL attachments turn to zero kb

i have configured my Google APP email account on my new MACbook Pro (OS x 10.9.4). it was working fine for couple of days but now any attachment that i try to save it get save with ZERO size. ...
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How can I stop loading external images in OS X Mail?

I get a ton of spam every day and it makes me crazy that to mark it a spam or delete it I have to select the email, which opens it and loads all its images. We all know spam emails contain distant ...
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Yosemite mail notification delay

I use gmail will the OS X mail app. When I get a new email, there's about a five minute delay until a notification appears. It's instant on my android phone. I can check for new mail every minute. Is ...
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Event Invitation Problem with Yosemite's Calendar App and Exchange

I've been using my Mac to access my organizational Exchange account for years. I'm presently running Yosemite (10.10.2). Recently, my Exchange account started acting bizarrely in a number of ways: (1) ...
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Mail app not opening on yosemite

I recently upgraded to Yosemite on my Macbook Pro. For a couple of days, my mail app was working. Then suddenly it stopped working. I had to force quit the program and since then the app refuses to ...
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Disable automatic link formatting

I'm sending a Mail message with text that looks like a link. I've color-coded this text, and I don't want it transformed into an underlined blue link. How can I stop Mail from "linkifying" my text ...
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How should I clean up old mailbox files?

I'm using Mail.app to read my gmail via IMAP. I recently realised that, since I have a huge amount of mail in that account, and a fairly small SSD, it would be wise to reconfigure the account the save ...
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Mailto links on websites open iTerm instead of Mail

In both Chrome and Safari mailto: links open up iTerm instead of Mail. This seemed to have started happening right around the same time I added a shortcut through Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts > ...
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How to export all emails from a mailbox in Apple Mail

I'm trying to export all emails from an account I have setup and mapped to Apple mail on my computer. There are 1200 emails. The account is no longer active so i'm trying to export all the emails in ...
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How to remove highlighting from emails in Mail?

I created a rule that applies a mint green color to a lot of emails in my mailbox. I no longer want that color on those emails and I do not see a way to remove this highlighting for even a single ...
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how to have new email notification while apple Mail.app is close in mac?

In OS X when Calendar.app is close i get notification about events, how can i have this feature in Mail.app? while Mail is closing i can get new email notification.
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Writing emails in different languages in Mail.app

How can I write emails in another language, with a spell check for that language? Is there a language dictionary to opt for?
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Changing default email color in Mail.app does not take effect

I have parametered my Mail (Mac) so that the font color of all my emails are Green, yet each time I write an email, I must change the color myself. Why didn't it take? Which box should I have/not ...
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Stop Mail Changing Port for E-Mail Account

I'm having an annoying problem with Mail on Yosemite, which I didn't notice on earlier versions. Basically if I suffer a connection issue with my ISP's mail service (which does sometimes become slow ...
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How to change archive folder in Mail for iOS?

I have several IMAP accounts set up in the iPhone Mail app. These accounts are from various providers, but I'm experiencing the same issue with all of them. I will use Gmail as an example case. I ...
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What are the default locations for mailbox storage for Apple Mail?

I'm trying to sort out my ~/Library/Mail folder. I access some emails outside of the Mail client, so I need to know where emails wind up, and it seems to have changed a bit with gmail in particular. ...
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Does the Mail app store the email on the storage drive?

I bought a new Macbook pro the other day and I set up my mail account on it. It started syncing mail from about two years ago. I was worried that it might be storing mails on the storage disk and ...
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Mail app on OS X 10.10 goes blank with Office 365 Account after displaying for a minute

I am having an issue viewing email on Office 365 with Mail app. After clicking on the Office 365 mailbox to read the emails the message list goes blank after about a minute, I then have to click on ...
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Can't access both the iCloud and internet accounts pane

I am running the latest version of Yosemite (10.10.2 I believe) and I am not able to access the Mail applications, iCloud preference pane, or the Internet Account preference pane. I tried to removed ...
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Signature shows too BIG to recipients

I am using Apple Mail 4.6 and have simple text lines for my signature. Even though I have the "match text in email" box checked, the signature shows as much larger (obnoxiously large) to many ...
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Exchange account in Mail has wrong username, but is not editable

I recently set up a new iMac running Yosemite (10.10.1). After I signed into my iCloud account, my mail/calendar/contacts accounts were set up for me; so far so good. The problem is that in Mail.app ...
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Compose an email with an inline image

Some time ago I managed to force Mail to always put attachments at the end of the email. Now I would like to revert this setting. As I don't find anything in the GUI (preferences) I suppose that I ...
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Edit the descriptive name of an email address displayed in Mail

When entering an email address into the To: field of Mail, usually the full name of the recipient is displayed instead of the actual address. When entering my own address, however, I get the ...
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Use only SMTP server without a mailbox

In Mail.app I have several mail addresses and incoming mail to some addresses is already being forwarded to my primary mail address. I don't want to have an inbox for these secondary emails (I've got ...
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Unable to load nib file MainMenu - *Please help*

Please help me, as I am desperate at the moment. I have a Mac with Yosemite (don't remember the exact version) I used Clean My Mac today, but it broke something; after using it, I can't open most 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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How can I retrieve Mail messages from an earlier Time Machine backup?

I'm using a newer external drive for Time Machine backups for the last year, but the mail messages I'm looking for aren't on it. Some of my old emails never correctly migrated to my new MacBook last ...
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MacBook Pro w/ Retina 15" on Yosemite 10.10.1 — OS X Mail Notifications

I'm wondering if there's anything I can do to keep receiving Mail notifications even whilst the app is quit. Just like how Messages notifications still come up even if the app is quit. Any help is ...
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Missing toolbar for New Message window in Mail.app

I no longer have the toolbar at the top of New Message (The one with buttons for Send, Add Attachments..). It is only missing in New Message, if I for example reply to a message, the toolbar is ...
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cross device iCloud mail sync slow

Im using iCloud mail on my ipad, iphone, macbook. When I sort or delete an email on my iphone e.g. and then take my pad or osx, I first have to sync or wait until the changes are synced to this other ...
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How to remove folder/account from list of messages (OS X 10.1 Mail)

I just upgraded to Yosemite and I noticed in Mail that the folder/account are listed in the Inbox section right after the subject. I don't remember seeing this before. Is there a way (terminal flag, ...
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Brand new 10.10 Yosemite mail.app can not work with Yahoo Mail?

As of January 2015, I have a brand new Macbook Air running all fully updated Yosemite 10.10. I have been simply trying to configure the mac OS mail app to work with a simple, normal Yahoo Mail ...
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How make Mac OS mail Connection Doctor forget older accounts

I have created a number of "internet" accounts for mail in Mac OS, but for various reasons they didn't work, and I deleted them from the listings in the preferences, and of course they therefore don't ...
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Apple Mail freezes or crashes during IMAP sync with gmail

I have this problem that bothers me a few weeks now. In my Apple Mail on MacBook Pro I have 4 Mailboxes. One of them is Gmail synced via IMAP. When I open the app everything works fine for about an ...
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Can OSX mail auto-search & complete a mail address?

In Outlook there is this highly useful feature to automatically search and complete a mail address in the recipient field (To:) with CTRL+K. Even if you never mailed with someone before, it will ...
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Can't delete Exchange account from Mail or Internet Accounts preferences

The Yosemite upgrade completely hosed Mail—it just won't talk to the Exchange server anymore. "No problem," I think, "I'll just delete the account and start over as it's all on the server." If I try ...
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Overlapping toolbar and titlebar

Since the update to Mac OS X 10.9 I have got the problem that sometimes on opening a mail the toolbar and the titlebar are overlapping (displayed in the left image) How to get rid of this behaviour ...
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How to not have a signature inserted in new emails in Apple Mail

I'd like to have signatures configured as part of my preferences in Apple Mail, but not have them auto-inserted whenever I create a new email. Is there a way to default to "None", but still have ...
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OSX (Yosemite) Mail Empty After Manual Reset

I tried the manual Mail reset instructions from here: How do I reset Apple's Mail, in Lion, to default settings? Afterward mail opens and asks for an account... I setup my Exchange account and it ...
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Archived Messages Reappear in the Inbox

I'm using Gmail on my iPhone 6 (iOS 8.1.2). When I archive some messages (by swiping left on the message in the Mail.app), they disappear from my Inbox, then get added right back a second or two ...
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Has “bounce” been removed from the Apple Mail AppleScript dictionary?

(Running Mavericks 10.9.5) I have followed the instructions here on How to Bounce Emails in Mac OS X Mail. I am able to select the service and it runs without error but I don't see an email sent out ...