Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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No 'Remove Attachments' button in fullscreen Mac Mail?

I often use the 'remove attachments' button in Mac Mail when replying to a message. However I've noticed that when composing a reply in fullscreen mode, this button disappears. Is there a keyboard ...
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Mail saved to Web Receipts Folder

I would like to be able to have a Mail rule that would essentially take a file with a particular subject and "save as a PDF to my Web Receipts Folder" so it would do it as the mail came in and I would ...
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Prevent email being sent to certain addresses

In mail.app, is there a way to prevent or warn when sending email to specific addresses? My use case; I would like to blacklist company wide distribution addresses so that if I hit "reply all" one of ...
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Mail memory usage?

I'm seeing massive RAM usage from Mail I removed all mail accounts as I assumed it was something in an inbox taking up space, but even then, with no accounts other than iCloud (which contains zero ...
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Signed messages not appearing properly in Mail on 10.11

I do a lot of work with S/MIME and am very familiar with the standard and the software. Since upgrading to 10.11 (El Captain), S/MIME-signed and encrypted messages have not been appearing as such in ...
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Mark Email “Unread” from Email full view

I have been switched to iPhone (iPhone 6s with iOS 9.2) from Android a few days ago. Previously in my Android "Email" software, I could mark that email Read/Unread from the full view. But in my iPhone ...
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How Do I Merge Apple Mail 'On My Mac' Folders or Flatten The Directory Structure?

I have a dozen or so separate email "archives" from a variety of different clients and many different email addresses dating back to about 1996. I have managed to get all the files in mbox format, ...
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Recurring problems with gmail on iPhone

I have gmail as the main mail account on my iPhone. Each time I set the account up, it works for a while — a few days to a month — but the becomes unable to fetch/send mail, giving the message ...
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Block emails from specific sender only in Mac OS mail program

I have an email account registered on my Macbook and on two more devices. Is it possible to block / not download all emails from a specific sender just on my device but not touch the server email ...
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syncyng star-labels between Gmail and Mail MacOSX

I succeeded in syncing all gmail labels (mail osx folders) through IMAP between Mail OSX and Gmail. It works perfectly. However I still have troubles in getting the synchronization bwtween what gmail ...
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Resolving “There is a problem with your mailboxes.” in El Capitan

I'm running into an identical problem with Mail on two separate systems, both starting immediately after upgrading from a long-working Yosemite to the new El Capitan and persisting through the latest ...
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How do I set the mail.app message font to San Fransisco (System Font) [duplicate]

I'm using Mail.app in Mac OS X 10.11 (Yosemite). I would like for messages I compose to appear in the new, lovely, San Francisco font. I cannot seem to make that happen because neither "System Font" ...
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Find the file that corresponds to a certain message in Mail.app?

Every message in Mail.app corresponds to a file in the filesystem (typically located somewhere here /Users/[username]/Library/Mail/V3/[account name]). Is there an easy way to locate the corresponding ...
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How to determine the specific rule Mail App used to move a given message?

I have dozens of filter rules in my Apple Mail (under Mavericks). (the SyncedRules.plist file is 110460 bytes long) 99% of my rules move spam mail to the trash. My criteria are somewhat loose, and ...
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Mac Mail App stuck!

After it is broken, every time I open the Mail app. It asks me to login like the first screenshot below. And after I login, nothing is showed in the inbox. Just nothing. (2nd screenshot). And if I ...
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Print an individual email that is part of a conversation

Mail.app Version 8.2 (2104), OS X Yosemite 10.10.5. I have a message in my inbox which I would like to print, but Mail associates it with a conversation in another mailbox and the print preview shows ...
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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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Filing Sent messages in a folder other than sent messages folder

Is there a way to create a rule in Apple Mail that will copy every sent message to another folder? I want to have every sent message to be copied to the G-Mail IMAP folder so that all my sent mail is ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mail.app with El Capitan displays message titles in undersized width

After I upgraded to OS X 10.11 (currently running 10.11.1), messages are no longer properly displayed in Mail.app: All message information is crammed into a space with minimum width, despite the ...
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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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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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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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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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What is “Paused (On Battery)” mean in Mail.app?

I saw the message "Downloading Messages Paused (On Battery)" in Mail.app in El Capitan. What does this mean? The MacBook was plugged in to the wall, not running on battery. What would cause ...
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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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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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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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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 freezes when activating one specific GMail account

my Mail.app freezes on El Capitan when activating one specific GMail account. For all others it works fine, it worked fine on Yosemite as well with all of my accounts. But since El Capitan, when ...
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Identify which folder on mail server is currently designated by Mail.app as Drafts, Junk, Trash, Sent, Archive

In Mail.app on El Capitan, the Mailbox menu offers the menu item Use this mailbox as. A submenu offers the items Drafts Mailbox, Sent Mailbox, Junk Mailbox, Trash Mailbox, and Archive Mailbox. After ...
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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 ...
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Mail.app suddenly started downloading 24,000 emails?

If I am using Mail in El Capitan, simply deleting a series of old emails why would I suddenly see activity of 24,000 messages downloading? This configuration of email accounts is several weeks old ...