Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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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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In Mail.app are images for a gmail account pulled from google image proxy servers or original servers?

When using Mail.app to access a gmail account, will images get pulled from the google image proxy servers or from the original servers? From https://support.google.com/mail/answer/145919?hl=en ...
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Mail.app crashes constantly, even after deleting mail profile and cache

Apple Mail crashes for me nonstop. Sometimes immediately after opening, and sometimes everything is fine until I add an attachment to an email or something. Somedays it's totally useless and sometimes ...
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Impossible rebuild Mail.app on Yosemite. Try several methods

I can't rebuild index for mail.app. Try several methods on internet. Manual rebuild on Mail.app Delete Envelope Index on Library/Mail/V2/MailData and reopen Mail.app On all methods, there're a ...
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Mail.app Conversation/Threading issues like RES: RES: RES:

When using Gmail on Apple's mail, the conversations/threads are not being grouped properly when the subject field of the messages starts having many prefixes "RES" in the subject. Some email clients ...
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Can I increase the minimum font size of text when reading html messages in Mail.app (in Mavericks and later)?

I went searching for this answer myself today after upgrading from Lion to Yosemite. In earlier versions of Apple Mail, one could use an undocumented preference to set a minimum font size for reading ...
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How to run current mails from MacBook and access or search old mails from an external hard drive?

I have a large number of emails on my MacBook Air. I want to shift all my old mails into an external hard drive and delete the same from my MacBook to save space (47 GB). Then I would like to continue ...
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Web mail uses iCloud Keychain, how to get iOS Mail to do the same?

Using mobile Safari, I can log into my email using KeyChain. How do I get iOS Mail to connect to the same account using iCloud Keychain?
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Yosemite Mail.app has no delete sound

Since upgrading from Mavericks to Yosemite (10.10.5), Mail.app does not play any sound effect when I delete / archive a message. Sound effects work fine for incoming and sent messages. I've tested ...
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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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Black square instead of youtube video on mail app

How can I watch the thumbnail of a youtube video inside a newsletter message on mail app. Or even better, can I play youtube videos inside mail app? I get a black square instead every embedded ...
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How to Sync my Mail app with my Gmail account?

I want to start using my Mail app on Mac the same way I use it on my iPhone. On my iPhone once I read an email it is marked as read in my gmail account as well (if I access it from the web) and vice ...
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How can I import a text file of emails into Mail?

I have thousands of emails from the nineties that were exported as a text file that I'd like to import into Mail. I'm looking for a way to do that directly or indirectly. I'm assuming it will require ...
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apple mail with el capitan does not scroll the bottom window of a message

Since installing El Capitan on 2009 iMac, in Apple Mail, a selected message contents does not scroll in the bottom window when the mouse scroll wheel is used, or when the down arrow key is pressed. ...
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Renaming iCloud mail address

Guys I'm kind of hopeless after weeks of searching. My problem is the following: When I created my Apple ID years ago I was young and didn't really understand the way Apple ID worked. I used shared ...
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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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Why does mail popup occasionally?

The mail app in OS X 10.11.1 seems to have a bug which I would really like to fix because it is annoying. Sometimes when the main interface windows is minimized in the dock, it will maximize itself ...
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Can't find Read Mail on iPad3 or Charter

We have an iPad 3 and get our email through the Charter domain (our cable provider) with their SMTP as the outgoing mail server. Recently, our 'read mail' has only been going back to the last week - ...
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How to use SMTP and IMAP with iCloud email?

I've never used @me.com or @mac.com emails before. Neither did I use MobileMe. So when the iCloud came out last night I created @me.com email account this morning. Registration on its own went just ...
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How to cure Mail of being stuck on one message?

Every time I open Mail, it has the same message selected. I scroll up three or four screens to the new messages, then close. Next launch, it's on that same old message again. It used to select the ...
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Icons in Finder, Safari, Mail, and Dock are not visible

I booted my MacBook Pro a few days ago and some of the icons on my dock were not visible. I noticed that there were icons missing in Safari, Finder and Mail. I attach a screen-shot to make my issue ...
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Automatically select right “From” address in Mail Mac OS X based on history

In Mail for iOS 8+, when you write a new message, the app will automatically select your "From" address based on the history of your conversations with this contact. I would really like to use the ...
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Why does my Exchange account work on my iPhone, but not Mail.app?

I can set up my work Exchange account just fine on my iPhone, but I can't get it to work on Mail.app under Snow Leopard. I have read some forums and understand that mobile devices use ActiveSync in ...
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Mail Immediately forgets SMTP Password

I'm trying to set up Apple Mail to send through my web host's SMTP server (not Gmail, or any common email provider), and as soon as I save the SMTP settings, Mail forgets the password, meaning that ...
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Automatic move all mails to folder

I have a School email (Microsoft Exchange) which is limited to 350MB of storage. Therefore every month or two I need to move all my emails to the Mac drive instead of the Exchange server. One thing I ...
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Blank emails in El Capitan Mail.app

After a few weeks of using El Capitan seemingly random messages started appearing blank. Viewing the messages in the Google web interface showed that they were not blank. Restarting the app usually ...
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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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Archiving Apple Mail to an External Drive

Thanks for reading - I'm not necessarily attached to using the "archive" function in Apple Mail: the important thing for me is to keep ancient emails on an external drive, so that if I want to read ...
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How to stop sending texts to an email address

While my daughter was in Paris after the attacks last week, she was not receiving my texts messages. A red notification popped up next to the text asking if I wanted to send it to her email address ...
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iOS Mail & Gmail Account, How to flag on swipe?

I would like to flag/star email when swiping left. Is it possible with gmail account in iOS mail app?
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Macbook Mail takes very long to receive mail

So lately, my Macbook Pro 15" late 2014 has some bugs in the Mail app. It takes hours to receive a mail from anyone. Whereas my phone receives the mail in seconds after it being sent, the Mac takes ...
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Mail messages showing up as empty

Every so often in Mail, new messages will show up as empty: "This message has no content". In fact they're not empty, but it seems their processing was interrupted... and I can't figure out how to get ...
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Is it possible to defer messages in OS X mail.app till later?

I want to hide messages until I can act on them. Outlook for iOS has an option of removing messages from inbox and moving them back at a specified time. Basically if a new message comes in, I need to ...
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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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Proxy for Mail app

It looks like the Apple Mail application is not using the system's proxy settings. I have configured the proxy in the network system preferences, and all of my web browsers (Safari, Chrome, Firefox) ...
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Base64 strings in URL

I'm having a problem with Base64 strings in URLs in El Capitan. I'm sending notifications from a web platform to its users. Those emails are plain text and contain links to messages. I have tried ...
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Use Mail app for mailto links but not receive?

I use the Outlook email app but because Apple doesn't allow changing associated apps for things like mailto links, whenever I click on "Send feedback" in an app or an email address on a website, I'm ...
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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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Delete / archive mail with similar title on arrival of specific title

I'm a programmer and for every ticket/issue/bug I get an email. Now I would like to automate some of the tasks relating to those emails. I already set up subfolders and mail rules to keep me from ...
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The operation couldn’t be completed. (MCMailErrorDomain error 1045.)

I'm experiencing an issue sending out email using Mail.app on my MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2013) running OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 (14C94b). ... shortly after hitting "Send message" button, I'm receiving ...
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Mac Mail stuck at “Upgrading your Mail database… this make take a few minutes”

Brand new Macbook running El Capitan. Files from an older Mac were restored from Time Machine backups via Migration Assistant. The older Mac was running Snow Leopard (10.6.8) When Mac Mail starts, it ...
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Mail.app shows empty Gmail labels, but they're not empty in Gmail

This used to work, but at some point it stopped. I have labels defined in Gmail. In Mail.app they show up as folders on the left side, like: That image shows the apartments label. The problem is ...
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How can I set the default alert settings for calendar events added from Mail

By hovering over a date or time in Mail, you can add a calendar event. However, by default, all of the events I add in this way do not give me any kind of notification before they occur. The only way ...
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On-the-fly editing of contact added using Apple Mail

In El Capitan, Apple Mail introduced the "New contact found" feature originally found in iOS. This line appearing at the top of an incoming message offers the possibility to import a new contact ...
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Is there a way to force mail to ask from which account the email needs to be sent?

I have multiple user accounts under mail and more often than I'd like I send an email from the wrong account. I know it is possible to put a default account, but I would like a way to make me sure I ...
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Date and address links in emails not resolving

Before I upgraded to 10.10.5, dates/times and physical address were recognized and highlighted by Mail such that I could click on the drop down icon and save them to the Calendar or Contacts, ...
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popout a mac mail window from full screen / split view

I run my mac mail in split view with other programs on a side monitor. Sometimes it would be nice to pop out reply windows and individual emails from full screen / split view so I can bring them to my ...
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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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Print e-mail conversation in Mail.app

Does anybody know how (if possible) to print a whole conversation thread in Mail.app?
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How do I delete useless Apple Apps on OSX?

I tried using terminal with sudo or su, while I do rm -rf to Photos.app, Chess.app, Mail.app, DVD Player.app, iBooks.app, but it said Operation not permitted. How can I delete these apps? (OS X ...