Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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How do I set the Mail app's default font running under Mavericks?

Mail says its default font is 12pt Helvetica. How do I change the default to something more readable, such as 14 pt Georgia? Appreciated.
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Is there a way to force Mail.app (6.6 1510) not to convert email addresses into hyperlinks in message body?

I'm a system administrator, and I daily receive reports from several mail servers which contain thousands to tens of thousands of email addresses written as plain text (logwatch, from a Postfix ...
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Mail.app not showing the “synchronize” option for an IMAP account

I have 6 different IMAP accounts configured on Mail (all of them for gmail / google apps accounts). All of them, except one, have a "Synchronize" option in the menu that appears when right-clicking ...
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How does iOS7 detect mail settings?

I work at a company that has both POP3 and IMAP email servers. The POP3 server is at pop3.mycompany.com and the IMAP is at imap.mycompany.com. We've noticed that when setting up email accounts in iOS7 ...
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Mavericks Mail will not save preferences

I have the updated version of Mail, and still having Gmail problems, but one problem at a time here… Currently the headache is that it will not save any preferences: window layout, junk mail filtering ...
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Make rule for message in mail.app

Is there a way to create a mailbox rule based on the currently highlighted message in mail.app? OSX 10.8.5 I want to create a rule from the application rather than have to go to Mail -> Preferences ...
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How can I force Apple Mail to COMPLETELY refresh an IMAP account?

I have a Gmail account that is configured on three different Macs, let's call them Home, Work, and MacBook. Home and MacBook are on iCloud, Work is not, and MacBook is the one experiencing the issue. ...
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Flagged/Starred Messages not working in Apple Mail

I just setup 2 accounts in Apple Mail for the first time, and am having absolutely no luck getting Flagged messages to work, in addition the Starred message folders aren't working. I'm using ...
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How to open the next message in the currently selected mailbox in mail.app

When viewing a message in a separate window in Apple Mail (Mountain Lion), how can I open the next message in the list with a keyboard shortcut?
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Why postfix sends email also to the world user?

I set my postfix server with just one small change in /etc/postfix/main.cf setting relayhost = ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.com Basically, mail works fine but for some reason the email is also sent to one more ...
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After OD Admin is set up, email now signed with wrong certificate

I installed and set up OS X Mavericks server at the weekend. As part of the process, I configured Open Directory and used my "@mac.com" email address in the OD Administrator setup. I now find that ...
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Mail 7.2 issues with drafts

When I type a reply email multiple copies of this email get saved in drafts. I've read over the posts tagged mail.app and I thought I hit the jackpot with this answer by @Kyle, but when I navigate to ...
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How to view only my mail box and not the shared ones

I started a new job and the mail client has a lot of shared inboxes. How do I see the messages directed only at me? In other words, I'd like to filter out my own personal mail box. I'm using Mac OSx ...
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When Organized by Conversation, Mail's Inbox sometimes sends out to wrong recipient

When Lion's Mail Inbox is set to "Organize by Conversation", an odd behavior often occurs. If I hit Reply to the latest email from my correspondent, the recipient in the new email is me, not this ...
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Unable to set up iCloud email on mail.app after accidentally deleting the ~/Library/Mail/ folder

I accidentally deleted the Mail folder (at /Library) that contained a few sub-folders including one called V2. I did that hoping to do a fresh configuration of my iCloud and Live accounts. However, ...
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Personal domain email using Outlook.com on Apple Mail

I use Outlook.com as my email provider but have my own personal domain name instead of the one provided by Microsoft. So, instead of "mail@outlook.com", my email address looks like ...
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Apple Mail displaying � instead of accented characters

We do our correspondence mainly in French and this happens to me a lot. I type a message with accented characters, and my client receives the text but with all the accents replaced by a � (black ...
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My mail rules don't stay on

I've setup one very simple rule that applies to messages from one sender... the rule works just like it should (most of the time). Randomly, after I've restarted Mail the rule will be unchecked, so ...
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New email message with a global keyboard shortcut

I got, for the first time in my life, a Mac this Christmas and I was wondering if it is possible to create system-wide keyboard shortcut. No matter what app I is using, is there a way to configure a ...
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Applescript to forward email but preserve sender

How can I make an Applescript that Mail.app on my Mac can run? When it encounters a message that is being sent to mac@email.com, I'd like it to redirect it to email@gmail.com, where the "From" field ...
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How to keep Mail from encoding messages with the old charset=windows-1252?

A few of my colleagues using Mail, and myself, are unwillingly and without any knowledge of this misbehaviour, sending messages encoded with a charset of windows-1252: Content-Type: text/plain; ...
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In Mail, how to show contact photos from LinkedIn?

In Contacts, I have multiple accounts: say iCloud and LinkedIn. Contacts in both iCloud and Linked are linked together and a photo is shown. Now in Mail I would expect that the photos from LinkedIn ...
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Mail.app: connect to IMAP server with STARTTLS

I have an IMAP account on a private server and they said me to configure my mail with a STARTTLS secure connection on the port 993 and authentication with standard password. How can I set STARTTLS in ...
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Why does my Gmail signature on my iphone default to my gmail app on my ipad

I just realized that I sent an email from my g-mail app on my iPad signed "sent from my iPhone". So I reset my iPad signature to "sent from my iPad". Guess what? An email Is sent from my iPhone ...
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How to access gmail via pop instead of imap in mail.app in mavericks

I have a fresh install of mavericks. For reasons relating to my own workflow I would like to access my gmail via mail.app using pop instead of IMAP (I prefer to store only what I need on my mac but ...
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Mail.app in Mavericks “updating cache directory” too often

it's since Mountain Lion that I've been experiencing problems with Mail.app. I've been using Gmail and I've had problems with badge not being displayed correctly or either IMAP syncing wasn't in real ...
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Mail.app: open messages in tabs instead of windows?

Is it possible to have Mail.app open and manage messages using tabs instead of windows? Google tells me a plug-in called MailTabs was created for this back in 2011, but it's now defunct, and I can't ...
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Can I set Mail to only send from one email address whatever the account?

I use 2 different email addresses, and I have recently forwarded one to the other. Eventually, I'm going to root out the first address and only use the second. But right now, in the second email ...
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Delete Mails in Mac Mail without Trash

How can I delete an email in Mac Mail instantly without moving it to the trash. I don't want to look at the spam crap twice :-) UPDATE: I want to do this because I have some very old mails in my ...
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Apple mail sending duplicate mesages

I own an Early 2011 MacBook Pro running OS X 10.9.1. I have configured two email accounts with my mail app(one hotmail and another gmail), and both use imap. The problem is that when I send an email ...
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GMail and Outlook Attachment Not Showing in Mail after Upgrading to Mountain Lion

I used to see Word and PDF attachements with my GMail account in Mail. Recently I added my new Outlook account to Mail and found that attachments are missing. So I asked my friends to send ...
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How to import Apple Mail archive files in Outlook 2013?

I need to import Apple Mail archived files in Outlook 2013 on Windows, but every time I open the import wizard and reach the file selection step, I cannot select the archived file. It doesn't even ...
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Mysterious sounds of mail activities when launching iTunes

update: possibly this issue has nothing to do with iTunes. It could be related to my external P**s (dutch company name) loudspeakers, connected via usb 2.0. When I plug-in the jack I sometimes hear ...
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The server returned the error: The server “imap.gmail.com” cannot be contacted on port 993

My Mac Mail has just started going on the fritz. I have a gmail account linked to mail and also a hotmail account. Both have warning signs and I cannot send or receive mail. They were both fine ...
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How do I clear the default email client?

I do not want ANY email client as a default. Whenever I accidentally click on a link, Outlook comes up. I do not want ANYTHING to pop up. Uninstalling is not an option. I want Outlook on the ...
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Images look misplaced when mail has been sent using custom .mailstationery file

I have been making a custom mailstationery for my company, and everything went well until I had to edit the spots where placeholders were placed. I had to increase the gap between each image by a ...
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Using the replyto: field as a filter in mail.app

I've been getting spam that has one thing in common: all the mails have a reply-to field of the form: replyto1@<domain> where the domain changes from email to email. I'd like to set a search ...
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Signature image not appearing in sent email

If I create a signature with mac mail and attach a png file to the signature, when I send the email the image appears as a black box on the sent email (examples attached). In mac mail itself the ...
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How to link a Gmail backup (mbox via getmail) to Mail.app

I primarily use Gmail's web interface to access my email, but recently I started backing up my gmail data using the getmail tool. (Note that the link indicates that this is for Linux, but it will also ...
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Where did the list of flagged message go in Mavericks Mail?

In Lion and Mountain Lion Mail, the "Mailbox List" included an entry for flagged messages, with an sub-entry for each kind of flag. This appears to have been removed in Mavericks Mail. Is there a ...
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Office 2011 issue with emailing an attachment

My laptop was recently upgraded to Mavericks and has Office 2011. With an office document, I like to use file>>share>>email(as attachment). When I do this now, I get an alert that Word was unable to ...
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Syntax highlighting in emails?

I'd like Mail to pick up on syntax I'm copying mostly from an app that does highlight syntax, but it doesn't seem to apply any sort of "formatting" to the text itself on pasting (e.g. color, font, ...
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Is it possible to highlight text of inbox emails?

In Preview.app, I can highlight and annotate text in a PDF file. Can we do the same thing to emails in my inbox in Mail.app? I have long time collaborate projects and I need to go back to previous ...
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OS X Mail.app: Old mail not downloading/showing after reconfiguring exchange account

Context: Mail.app in OS X 10.7.5, connecting to MS Exchange Server 2007. For whatever reason, my company has two domains where I can access the Exchange server. I was using one of them, but for some ...
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How can I use Automator to extract information from an email in Mail?

I'm trying to extract information from emails coming in from PayPal from my customers (first name, last name, address, phone #, order #, date) to create a database with that information. The info ...
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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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How to view text/rtf message part in .eml files which are ignored since Mail 6.0 upgrade?

I have a bunch of .eml files that contain the message part encoded as Content-Type: text/rtf Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64 Content-Disposition: inline Up to OS X Lion, Mail and Quick View both ...
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Change “From” address to new domain for Mail 7.2 (Mavericks)

I've recently purchased a domain and set up a forwarding email account there. This account forwards mail sent to it to my iCloud address. I'd like to have the "From" line in outgoing emails from the ...
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How can I get rid of duplicate Sent, Draft, and Trash folders in my IMAP accounts?

I use several IMAP accounts for e-mail, and, except for iCloud, all of them show duplicate folders for Sent, Trash, and Draft mailboxes: These duplicate folders are (generally) always empty, and ...
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Is S/MIME in iOS 7 buggy?

I recently imported my S/MIME certificate into iOS 7. I am able to read signed/encrypted message sent from my mac to the iPhone. BUT I am UNABLE to send signed / encrypted mails from the iPhone. ...