Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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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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Mavericks mail.app to/cc header detail white color

my mail.app suddenly stopped showing me to/cc header detail in all emails. I had a better look at it and those headers are there, but are displayed in white color. Details on image: I tried ...
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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 create an email group easily in Mac OS X?

I have a list of email addresses to which I frequently send emails. How can I create an email group in my address book easily? Is there any method other than add one email address at a time? I'm using ...
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Mail.app: Clear Address Auto-Fill Cache

How do I clear the auto-fill address field cache in Mac Mail? I have loads of old addresses that I do not send email to. A removal and reinstallation of the email accounts does not affect the cache. ...
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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 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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Securely deleting emails from Apple Mail

I have an IMAP account and iCloud account set up on my local Apple Mail client. Is the location of these ~/Library/Mail or somewhere else? I use OS X 10.10.1. For my IMAP account with domain ...
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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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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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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 get Mail.app to display (rather than hide) duplicate messages

Prior to Yosemite, setting the following invisible preference would cause Mail.app to show duplicate messages rather than its default behavior of hiding them: % defaults write com.apple.mail ...
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In Mail.app, how can I set a recipient's default email address?

When typing a recipient's name in the "To:" field, Mail.app will bring up an autocomplete menu showing all email addresses for that recipient (e.g., Home and Work). If I don't pay attention and just ...
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Mavericks Mail- Sent folder not updating

Ever since my upgrade to Mavericks my sent mail folder has not logged any of the messages I have sent. Any idea how to get it to refresh and find the messages I have sent?
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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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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 ...
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How to exclude Mail messages from Finder search?

I want to exclude Mail messages from showing up in Finder search. ->FINDER, NOT SPOTLIGHT<- I have asked this question on other platforms, and I have found the emphasis is very necessary. Yes, ...
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How do I add EVERNOTE to the “Open with…” context menu in Apple Mail

I am NOT looking for the "Open with..." menu in Finder. That's fine for me. When I right-click PDF email attachments in Apple Mail it won't show me "Evernote" as an option. The Finder menu does, but ...
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How to view Export Mailbox status in Mail App?

How to view Export Mailbox status in Mail App? I am trying to archive my mails: I created a Smart Mailbox, which includes the mails received in last year, then right click Export Mailbox to a .mbox ...
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Need a script - Transfer Apple Mail to Onenote

Does anyone have an idea if there is something like this?
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How do I print an email from Mail.app without mail headers?

I would like to be able to print emails without including the default email headers (from, to, title, date) from Apple’s Mail application. It looks like I am not the only one who wants this as the ...
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iOS: Different language for mail / calendar

Although I send most e-mail to English speaking audiences, I'd like to use a non-English language as my iPhone's general language. Unfortunately when I change the phone's language, all of the mail ...
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moving mail folders to gmail labels - sublabels and hierarchy is lost

I use Mail.app and iOS Mail to access 3 different gmail accounts. Currently I have all of my mail in folders "on my mac", but I'd like to be able to access them from my mobile devices (iphone, ipad) ...
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How can I embed an image in an Apple Mail signature?

I use Apple Mail daily, and up until recently I could have images inside my mail by referencing an external source. However the external source has since become unavailable, so ideally I would like to ...
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Mail not responding when syncing with Google Apps Gmail account in OS X Yosemite 10.10.1

Mail.app goes unresponsive whenever a specific Gmail account is added. If I quit the process and go to System Preferences > Internet Accounts and disable the account, I can start Mail normally. I ...
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How to forward duplicates of mails in OS X Server 4.0?

I am using Mac Mini with OS X Server 4.0. A new staff in the office is receiving mails from ann@abc.com and ann@xyz.com, her manager is receiving mails from stella@abc.com and stella@xyz.com. ...
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IMAP folders missing from ~library/mail

After converting some mail accounts from pop to imap, then importing mail from Backup, the IMAP folders are located in V2 folder (not ~Library/Mail folder) Because Mail is running very slow, I want ...
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Apple mail sending duplicate messages

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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Unable to move messages to folder on my computer in Mac Mail (pop account)

I have been postponing for too long the use of the cumbersome archiving feature in Mail. Now I would like to get rid of all mail older than 1 year. To do so, I have tried to follow some instructions ...
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Mail.app - keyboard shortcuts to move mail and jump to folder

I'm coming to Mail.app with a background using both Outlook (on the PC) and GMail. In every mail client I've used, there are easy keyboard shortcuts to do these: jump to any folder I want, just by ...
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Apple Mail Using Excessive Memory

Recently, whenever I attempt to compose a message in Apple Mail, my entire system slows to a screeching halt and I have to shut mail down before I can have access to any other application. What's ...
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Can't see drafts folder in Mac Mail

I have a recent MacBook Pro that was running OS X 10.6 but was recently updated to 10.7. My work email switched from Gmail to Exchange and they said to use the built-in Mail app. Overall, I like it, ...
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Certificate mix up and warnings on OS X Yosemite

Since upgrading to Yosemite, Mail and Safari seem to be getting their Certificates mixed up. For example, when checking email Mail.app will tell me the certificate looks invalid, and that the hostname ...
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Adding “Delete” and/or “Mark as read” to mail notifications in Mavericks

By default maill.app notifications has two buttons. One for replying to the email and the other one for closing the notification. This is very nice, although, I was wondering if there is any way that ...
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How to make Mail use standard signature separator?

I am using many signatures under Mail. I noticed that unlike many professionnal E-mail programs Mail doesn't automatically include the standard E-mail signature separator. The command: defaults read ...
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Apple Mail incorrectly showing IMAP folder for Inbox

I added my email account from my shared hosting to Apple Mail as an IMAP account. Everything seems to work fine except a folder without name with a subfolder inside shows up like this: And that ...
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Get Swipe Left in Mail To Show 'Delete' Instead of 'Archive'

A new swipe-left feature to delete emails was promised to us in iOS 8 for the Mail application. And yet, when I swipe left, it only shows More, Flag and Archive. That is beyond disappointing. How ...
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In Yosemite Mail, setting Signature to None does not remove signature like in Mavericks

Trying to understand if changed behavior in Yosemite is expected or a bug. In Mail.app in Mavericks, when I compose a new email, my signature would default to being there. If I then set Signature to ...
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Why can't I delete messages from my IMAP account on my iPhone 4?

I have an iPhone 4 and have set up mail with an IMAP account. When I delete a message a popup says Unable to move message - The message could not be moved to the trash folder. How can I fix this?
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How do I limit caching in Mail for Mavericks?

I have a really low capacity MacBook Air. Earlier this year, I discovered I could keep it usable without a bunch of "running low on disk space" warnings by limiting the caching performed by Safari and ...
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Possible to change Quick-Reply buttons in Mail Notifications?

Yosemite introduced a new feature to quick reply within a notification. Mail offers the options to trash a new E-Mail or reply to it. But, instead of trash, I want to archive it. Can I change ...
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How to auto-archive mails after sent?

Is it possible to auto-archive mails, after sending - or adding a separate "Send and archive" button? I use the Inbox Zero approach, so now I need to manually archive conversations that have ended.
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iOS Mail automatically switching account, depending on recipient

My Mail app switches from my iCloud account to Gmail when sending an Email to a Gmail contact. How can I disable this?
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Is their a Developer and Inspect feature in mail.app

Is their a Developer and Inspect feature in mail.app? Within safari.app I have a developer menu which includes an Inspect item which allows me to investigate issues with HTML in the browser. Does ...
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Is it possible to override HTML style in mail.app (Yosemite)

I asked this over in Apple forums already, but as this site seems to get better traction... Is it possible to override HTML style in mail.app? Ideally using a rule, but otherwise changing the default ...
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How can I stop Yosemite’s Mail app crashing when I click on my sent or drafts folder?

Since I upgraded to Yosemite a couple of days ago, I’ve had a problem with the Mail app. Whenever I click on the “Drafts” or “Sent” folder, the app hangs (i.e. won’t accept any input), beachballs, ...
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Mail applescript stopped working on Yosemite

This script stopped working in Yosemite. Any suggestion would be much appreciated. tell application "Mail" try set _msgs_to_move to (a reference to (every message of mailbox "INBOX" of every ...
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Mac OS X Mail signing messages with S/MIME certificate from startssl

I've got myself an S/MIME certificate from StartSSL, which I have exported from the browser, imported into my keychain and as expected Mail.app is now signing my outgoing messages. However some ...
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How to make Apple Mail.app to use SOCKS proxy configured by a PAC file

For some reasons, I have to use a SOCKS proxy to access Gmail, otherwise, the connection will be blocked. I tried the global SOCKS agent, and the Mail.app worked fine. Nevertheless, when I turned to ...