Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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How can prevent certain senders from going to Junk Mail without creating contact?

I am running Mountain Lion 10.8 and use Mail.app for my email mostly. I recently purchased a product from Amazon, somewhere I order from frequently, and noticed that I didn't receive the usual sales ...
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Configuring Apple Mail with Gmail Aliases

I am trying to use AppleMail and trying to configure to using gmail alias. My primary email address is sid@mydomain.com and I have configured this in Apple Mail and able to send / receive messages ...
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Stop Mail from downloading attachments automatically

How to stop Mail.app (version 7.0) on my Mac OSX 10.9 from downloading attachments automatically. I have setup my Gmail account, and I want to be given an option to download attachments instead of ...
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Applescript triggered by mail rule does not refernce the new message

In Apple Mail I use a mail rule to trigger an Applescript for one specific sender. This script for the moment just logs the subject of the mail message. The script looks like this: using terms from ...
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View and delete individual messages directly from POP server in OS X Mail

There is/was a feature in OS X Mail that allowed to fetch the list of messages from the server in a configured POP account. This fetched only message headers - all at once - and displayed the list in ...
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Mail.app: Moving Emails from local folder to imap folder -> HDD space decreases temorarily

At the moment I am moving large quantities of Emails from a local folder in Apple's Mail.app to an imap folder. I am talking 10+ GB here and more than 10,000 Emails. I am using Mac OS X 10.6.8. It is ...
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One message that cannot be deleted on iPhone 4

I have a single message in Mail on my iPhone 4 that just cannot be deleted. I get a popup saying Unable to move message - The message could not be moved to the trash folder. I'm using the latest ...
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Yosemite Mail.app opens notifications in “All Mail” instead of Inbox

Yosemite Mail.app shows system notifications when I get a new message. But when I click on these notifications, it always opens the message in "All Mail" rather than Inbox (see screenshot). The ...
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Can I build an iOS app which has access to Apple Mail?

I would like to build a tool which analyses someone's emails. Is it possible on iOS or OS X to build something which gets access to emails?
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Mail.app keeps asking for Google password

I've a Google account set up on a Mac of mine. OS X version 10.8.4 and everything else is up-to-date. And my Google account uses 2-step authentication. I'm having a problem with my Google account on ...
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Apple Mail.app not working when logged onto another computer

I am having an issue where I am unable to get my Mail.app to open when I log onto another computer in my local network. The network is using LDAP for account authentication and user profiles are saved ...
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How do I encrypt emails using Apple Mail?

Gnu PGP was integrated into Mail using this project, but it appears to be dead (only supports old versions of OSX) http://www.sente.ch/software/GPGMail/English.lproj/GPGMail.html Is there any other ...
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How can I archive e-mails with remote content?

I run a daily mailing list and wish to permanently archive the e-mails in a non-cloud manner. It's easy to save them into a folder, but the images are retrieved via HTTP (i.e., one must click "show ...
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Auto configure mail and messages

I have an environment with Macs bound to AD, and using Google for email and chat. Is there a way to have users mail and messages apps already auto configured upon their initial login? I'm assuming ...
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Mac Mail - Account already exists error when adding gmail

I added a new gmail account to Mac Mail via the File> Add Account, but the mailbox does not show up in mail. If I try to add it again, it says the account already exists. It does exist in System ...
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Should I be worried after clicking on attachment in scam email?

I received the email in the screenshot, which I'm fairly sure is a scam. I clicked on the attachment in the Mail app on my iPhone 6 (iOS 9.2). Note that I didn't unzip the attachment. Should I be ...
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Zip email with con AppleScript

I need to zip all email that have in the body this words "Identificativo messaggio: CA3DA789.008822A5.C33F80AE". I have many email in AppleMail so i think if it's possible to create an AppleScript ...
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Mail on Yosemite 10.10.5 Can't stop Mail from downloading attachments

Simply trying to disable Mail from downloading attachments automatically. So I went to Mail > Preferences > Accounts > Advanced tab and turned off the "Automatically download all attachments" option. ...
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Configuring a New Mail Account in Apple Mail [duplicate]

I am trying to add a new mail account to my Apple Mail (OS X El Capitan, 10.11.4) on a MBP. I know the precise settings and ports I have to use. However, the standard dialog does not let me enter ...
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AppleScript/Automate Mail Tasks

I've been trying to help a coworker automate a weekly email compilation he sends out but haven't yet been able to figure out how address a few specific areas...first I'll explain the situation, then ...
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How can I move my signature from one Mac Mail account to another?

Mac Mail has some nice features, and I have used it for many, many years. But I can not figure out how to move a signature from one account to another. It makes no sense whatsoever that I can't use ...
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How to setup Apple Mail so it truly removes email from Google?

After a lo-ho-hot of trial and error to get this to work properly I still was not able to find the sweet spot. The problem is simple. I am on OSX Yosemite and use the Mail.APP for my Google Apps for ...
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How can I re-map Mail's “Sent Messages” folder to an IMAP server's “Sent Mail” folder?

I use Mail to connect to a traditional IMAP server (non-Gmail). I've noticed that all the messages I send are placed in Mail's "Sent" folder and that Mail is translating this folder to a server folder ...
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Mail Quits unexpectedly every time it opens

I have a serious problem with the Mail application. It just won't open. I've seen some 'remedies' for example, resetting rules and settings, but this can't be done if the app doesn't even open. ...
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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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Disable preview of pdf in Mail under OS X Mavericks

Known problem: Mail previews e.g. pdf attachments. I want to see it as symbol. I could right click and choose 'Show as symbol' but I want this as default. The old solution was typing into terminal: ...
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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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Legit email is consistently going to junk folder despite NOT being marked as junk

I've had this problem for years, all the way back to Lion at least. I consistently have various emails coming into Apple Mail, that get moved to the junk folder. These emails are not marked as Junk, ...
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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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Mail.app to detect email server settings from Plesk

Not sure if this is the most appropriate place to ask this so please feel free to migrate if not. I have a shared hosting server running Plesk control panel and I've set up an email address for ...
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Smart Mailbox Reads Subfolders of Notes

After a longer painful experience with any Mac OS X 10.9 and higher, I returned to Mac OS X 10.8.5 on my client computer. I synchronize contents like Contacts, Calendars, Mail and Notes with my aging ...
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Why does iOS Mail.app not align Junk folder

Why does iOS Mail.app not align Junk folder? It appears there's an additional white space at the start. I'm using an iCloud account.
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Set Default Search Token For Default OSX Mail App

I want to set the search token for the Mail app to Entire Message, whenever I enter any search term, is this possible?
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OSX Mail duplicated same email multiple (67) times in outbox after failing to send

Yesterday I was hooked up to a poor internet connection when travelling abroad. As a result, my emails got stuck in the "outbox" when I tried to send them. Not a big issue as it was nothing urgent. ...
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OS X Mail thread filter

For years I have used the shortcut key Ctrl-Opt-Cmd-T to open my Evernote "ToDo" note. Recently OS X has hijacked this for some kind of "thread filter", and one has to click "Cancel Thread Filter" in ...
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How to modify in OS X El Capitan‎ the list of Mail.app's email aliases via the command line

In OS X El Capitan‎ the Mail app (Version 9.2, storage version V3) presents the list of email aliases in the UI not anymore as a string of comma-separated email addresses. This makes it very ...
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Is it possible to set the Mail VIPs differently on different Mac, i.e., home and work?

I use a Mac at work and home and I access my personal Calendar from both locations but Mail at work doesn't access my personal mail, but the accounts are the same. However, the VIPs at work show cup ...
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Automatically marking junk mail as read

Is there any way to automatically mark junk mail as 'read' in OS X (10.6.5) Mail? A free or shareware utility would be nice. My mail provider supports junk filters that automatically moves selected ...
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How to reauthorise a Google account in Internet Accounts (after changing Google Account password) on Mac OS 10.11

My Google Account is connected to Mac OS X using Internet Accounts. I changed the password of my Google Account (at google.com) and now the OS - and especially Mac Mail - can no longer access the ...
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Mail.app smart mailbox, how to negate a search filter clause (_not_ flagged)?

How can I negate the search criterion: "is flagged"? I need all messages in a given mailbox, whose flag is not set (i.e. they are not flagged).
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I want to log out of the current iCloud account on my iMac

When I click sign out in System Preferences I get an error message reading: mail was unable to delete xx@comcast.net. Relaunch Mail then sign out of iCloud again. However when I try to launch mail, it ...
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Possible to return to the 3 vertical Mail.app columns?

I tried this option, and now sit with the folders on the left in Apple Mail on my Mac, then vertical preview pane (fine), and my full view message pane disappeared. No amount of 'handle pulling' from ...
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Mail keeps setting “Save drafts on the server” checked

I open "Preferences" in Mail, uncheck "Store drafts on server" and save (Gmail account). However, when I open the preferences again, the "Store drafts on server" (or whatever it says in English ...
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Apple Script for Mail Rule

Q regarding Apple Mail Version 9.2 (3112): Can Apple Script be written to open message(s) upon receipt in the “VIP” mailbox? I already have a rule that sends messages with a certain sender to the VIP ...
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iCloud “message size violation” when sending zip containing more than 127 files

Revised question As per Tetsujin's suggestion in the comments I did some further testing. There seems to be a problem with iCloud and sending a zip file of a folder with a certain amount of files. ...
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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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How do I access a mobile mailserver on a mac as opposed to a web mailserver?

I have an iPad on which I can access my email through a mobile mail server. It all works fine. But when trying to access my mail through my mac there is a security problem of some sort that won't ...
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Keep emails on remote server but only download most recent ones

I am having trouble setting up Apple Mail. I want to keep the emails that I already have on my outlook account so that I can access them when I go online, but I do not want to download all of these to ...
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How to sort new folders alphabetically in OS X Mail?

I am running OS X Yosemite and Mail v8.2. Every time I add a new folder, Mail puts them to the bottom folder structure. This is very confusing and I have to go through all folders all the time to find ...
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Select outgoing mail folder in Mail.app

On my iPhone, I can go to Settings > Mail > Any Account > Account > Advanced > Sent Mailbox and select which folder I'd prefer to have my Sent mail stored in. How can I do this in Mail on a Mac? I am ...