Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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How do I fix the email counter on the tag below the task bar?

In the mail window, you can put a tag to your mail boxes below the taskbar (see screenshot) that you can click to go to that mailbox. The tag has a number indicating the number of unread messages. ...
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Is it possible to compose Mac OS Mail in an external editor?

For Thunderbird there is the External Editor extension a very very classical piece of software that, when called via a shortcut, pops up your external editor (emacs in my case) and let's you edit your ...
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Trying to find the board ID for Mac Pro 1,1 (no OS currently installed, can't access terminal)

I'm trying to install Mavericks on an old MacPro1,1 (This one), and I need the correct board ID to properly configure the USB install. I currently do not have any OS installed on the HDD, so I cann't ...
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Apple ID password and email problem

My iPad Air is with sim card and 8.1.2 software. Not blocked or stolen. It in free use. I don't have my old iCloud password but in my old Apple ID account I changed my old name and surname (it was in ...
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Can't send outgoing messages in Mac Mail

I have a Gmail account which I access using Mac Mail. I still am able to receive messages but cannot send messages in Mac Mail. I receive the following message for each unsuccessful attempt to send: ...
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Random emails missing from IMAP inbox with Apple Mail in Yosemite

I am using Apple Mail with three IMAP mail accounts (not Gmail etc. but from my hosting provider). I'm finding that I regularly need to close and reopen Mail to find emails I'm searching for that are ...
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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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Mail found by iPad global search operation, but not in Mail app

Today I discovered this: If I search my iOS 8 iPad for a certain name, I find three different Emails. All of these are drafts. If I touch one of these findings, mail.app opens the drafts and show ...
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What makes OSX say that it's low free space on the boot volume for the program memory?

I had 3 GB of free space on my 32G SSD drive when I decided to do an index rebuild in my apple mail. It ate up all the free space. I connected an external drive and moved some applications to free up ...
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Mac Mail has very slow to send/receive mail (plus other bugs too)

It's been worse since Yosemite. From the same exchange account (office365) I will send and receive emails instantly on my phone, but they will take several minutes through the app. Loading existing ...
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Apple Mail not to include attachments?

When I send an email from gmail.com, the attachments I add aren't included in the (rich text/html) email. However, if I attach images to an email via Mail all the images (videos as well) are included ...
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Adding contacts to a group is creating duplicate cards

When dragging contacts to a newly formed group in OS X, a duplicate card is automatically created and the contact in not added to the group. Repeated attempts to drag the contact name to the group ...
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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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How to get rid of sort-bar in Mail app?

Since I upgraded to Yosemite, the Mail app shows an irritating sort bar at the bottom of the message list. I like to view my email messages with the oldest message on the top. But now this sort bar is ...
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Disable outgoing mail for an account?

I have an account that I want to receive but never send email from in Mail.app. Is there a simple way to disable this one account? I'm running Mountain Lion.
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Problems connecting to mail server in Mail.app after server change

I have moved to a new server (web server and mail server in it) for my website. In order to not create confusion, I created the same mailboxes in the new server with the same passwords, in order not ...
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How to respond to Outlook (*ics) meeting invite through Calendar (iCal)?

I am using Calendar app as default in sync with Mail app on my MacBook (OS X Yosemite ver 10.3). Although email works flawlessly but I cannot respond to any meeting request that comes through ...
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10.9 Mail “smart mailbox” doesn't filter properly

I have a smart mailbox setup to combine the inboxes of my 3 Gmail accounts. It worked great in 10.8. In Mavericks, this "smart inbox" frequently shows messages which have already been archived, and ...
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OS X ending - character when viewing source

To view an email's source code in Mail.app, you can press ⌘ cmd+⌥ option U . However, the source view is cut off every line on a certain character. Changing a line like this: <img ...
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iOS devices can't connect to postfix/dovecot mail server but my Mac can

I'm running on a Mac Mini, Postfix+dovecot mail server. On the Mac, I can connect with MailMate to the mail server, with pretty much the standard IMAP settings, and pick up email in various user ...
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Adding Bounce Message back to Mail in Yosemite

Does anyone have an updated version of this workflow for adding a Bounce Message feature to Apple Mail in OSX 10.10.3? Applescript: on run {input, parameters} tell application "Mail" ...
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Mac Mail.app (Yosemite) - preview pane on right WITHOUT individual message previews on left

I want something simple - and I have found how to have preview pane on right (as opposed to bottom half of screen) OR remove individual message previews in the email list - but not both. I just want ...
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Setting up signatures with different font in Mail.app

I am trying to set up signature blocks to attach to emails sent using mac mail. I want part of the signature block to be in script, but using the font option I cannot get it to a script.
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Mail.app won't sync Gmail account

I have several Gmail accounts. One in particular started demanding the password before sending emails. I have two factor authentication with the unrecoverable password so I had to delete the account ...
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How to add shared email account to mail.app without integrating inbox

I have mail.app setup with several personal accounts and use my inbox as a todo list by archiving completed tasks/emails. I need to add a shared email account and can't archive the inbox items ...
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How to mark as read e-mails from a certain person in mail app

There is e-mail group that I'm a part of. I don't want to quit the group, because occasionally something interesting gets posted. However, I get a large volume of e-mails that are not interesting. Is ...
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Apple Id Reactivation

I am trying to re-activate my Apple ID which I have not used for about 1 year. The issue is to be able to re-activate my Apple ID (after being de-activated), I need to answer my security questions or ...
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How to prevent OSX Mail PDF export to split sentences (horizontally) at the end of the page?

When I export an email to a .pdf file in Mac OSX 10.9.5 it often splits sentences horizontally: This also happens with images. Is there a way to prevent this (e.g. to push the last sentence to the ...
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Unread marks not updating reliably in Mac Mail with Exchange server after upgrade to Yosemite

Using Yosemite (OSX 10.10) and the included Mail application (which describes itself as "Version 8.0 (1990.1)" to read mail held on a company Exchange server, I am finding that the unread marks for ...
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How is Mail's custom stationery feature supposed to work?

The interface for stationery in Mail seems pretty straightforward - create a template e-mail and save it as stationery to re-use later. The Help also confirms the expected workflow. Despite this, ...
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Mail notification is not deeplinked into the correct conversation on iOS 8 / Exchange Account

I'm having this problem since I am using an Exchange Account with my iPhone 5. I get a new mail and receive all notifications correctly. But if I try to open the new mail by either swiping from the ...
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Apple Mail is not retrieving mail automatically from Exchange

I have an Exchange account set up in Apple Mail. When I click the "Get new messages" button it successfully retrieves mail from the Exchange server. I have the "Check for new messages" setting in ...
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Yosemite will not display my email messages even though they keep coming in

Just upgraded to Yosemite. All seems fine except for email—they keep coming in but they are not displayed in my inbox. Why not?
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Apple Mail with Gmail Account (IMAP): Moving Mails from inbox to folders fails

I have a Gmail account (gmail 1), and if I'm moving email from Inbox to an IMAP folder, the email disappears from Inbox and after changing the folder and going back to Inbox the moved mail is back in ...
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How do I delete a previous recipient's email address from Mail?

I am trying to delete a friend's old email address so it doesn't automatically pop up when I enter his name while addressing an email. I have removed it manually from the address book, but it still ...
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Animated .gif files are not working after upgrade to OS X 10.10.3 using Apple Mail v8.2

After upgrade to OS X 10.10.3, I am unable to use animated emoticons in mail. These items are listed in Photos but will not move when inserted into mail. All worked properly prior to upgrade which ...
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mail filtering bug (Mail.mdimporter)

Sometimes my email is not getting parsed into the Spotlight database correctly. Email addresses on the To: line do not all get added to the kMDItemRecipients or kMDItemRecipientEmailAddresses ...
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OS X Mail.app drops leading whitespaces

Mail app drops leading whitespaces while saving mail as plain text. How can I change this behaviour?
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Email and Messaging difficulties

I'm struggling to log out of iMessages and Mail. iMessages has no Preferences tab as everyone has said. How can I log out of both?
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Whats a keyboard shortcut for cycling through open windows in Mail.app on Yosemite?

I'd like to be able to cycle through open message windows in Mail.app using a keyboard shortcut. Is this possible without installing a third-party helper application
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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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How to remove a non-existant iCloud mail account from mail?

I have been having problems with my iCloud account not syncing properly with my iOS devices, so I wanted to reinstall the iCloud account. The first thing that I wanted to do was to remove my old ...
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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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iMessages and Mail Google sync very slow

This is a little annoying. Recently my Mail and Messages App are getting very slow at fetching stuff from the Google servers. I've waited minutes thinking there was no emails or replies, but when I ...
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Mail.app no longer allows me to paste inline images in replies

After a recent update to Mail.app, when I reply to an email and paste an image into a message it always places the image after the reply text. The recipient sees this as an attachment rather than ...
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My erase junk mail is grayed out

The option to erase junk mail does not show up when I right click and in the menus it is grayed out. Any idea how to get it back. I am running Yosemite, 10.10 on an iMac. I couldn't find anything ...
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Remove VIP mail box from sidebar in Mac Mail

I accidentally set one of my contacts to be a VIP in Mac Mail, it then added this folder in the image below into the sidebar, when i removed the VIP status of that contact the VIP folder still ...
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MBPr late-2014 OS X 10.9.5 — delete unwanted name suggestions in Mail [duplicate]

When you start typing a SEND TO name in Mail it will suggest addresses. The problem is that if someone you are mailing to has had several email addresses, all are suggested -- including addresses ...
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Mac Mail: Add other message as attachment

I'd like to add other mail message as an attachment to a new one but Mail (On OSX Lion) does not allow me to do that. Any workaround? Gil
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Graphics distorted while using Spaces in OSX 10.10.3

Since I have upgraded to OSX 10.10.3 I started getting graphics hang up in Spaces. I've never had this problem before the upgrade. I'm on a MacBook Pro (mid-2012). I have four Spaces and I've ...