Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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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 ...
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Remote notifications when receiving emails from certain senders on OS X Mail?

I would like to be notified for important emails if they come from certain senders, if I was asleep for example, the alert has to wake me up. I though if I can make my computer automatically call a ...
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How can I open a photo in mail that is missing it's extension?

My security camera sends jpgs that are missing the filename extension ".jpg" Is there any way to view these images on my iPhone?
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What files controls syncing of Smart Mailboxes, Rules, and Signatures across iCloud (Mavericks)

Following a clean (re)install of Mavericks on my iMac I'm having a really frustrating time trying to get aspects of my Mail setup to sync between the iMac and my Macbook Air (also on Mavericks, same ...
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Mail keeps deleting all my signatures

I'm in the process of reinstalling everything after a clean install (Mavericks) on an iMac. Mail seems to be working okay but none of my signatures are showing up in preferences. I have copied back ...
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Apple Mail 8.2 - sorting names in the To field

I would like to alphabetize names as they appear in my TO field when using email. Is there a way to select the names and then sort them inside the field. I've come up short trying different ways. ...
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Adding Line Break to Email Body Content of Mail.app Message Generated in AppleScript

I'm currently using the below script to send out an email with a specified subject, attachment, and body message: on run argv set theSubject to (item 1 of argv) set theAttachmentFile to (item ...
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Issue w/ outgoing email – Google Apps with alias in iOS Mail.app

I get an error message trying to send an e-mail in iOS' Mail.app – "The connection to the outgoing server smtp.gmail.com failed." I used to send e-mails with my current setup just fine and I can ...
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El-Cap Mail app intermittent IMAP connection issues

The issues started occurring after upgrade to 10.11 but not sure if related or not. I have 2 gmail accounts defined on my Mail app. Most of the time (around 70% or so) all is healthy. But every ...
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AppleScript, Mail, & Outgoing Message Visibility

Here's a simple AppleScript for creating and sending messages. tell application id "com.apple.mail" repeat with i from 1 to 5 set newMessage to make new outgoing message at ¬ ...
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Apple-Mail set S/MIME algorithm

Apple-Mail uses DES-EDE3-CBC and SHA1 for new S/MIME-messages. Nowadays, both algorithms are considered as VERY WEAK and probably crackable by security agencies ore even large botnets. Is it somehow ...
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How can I config an email account in Apple Mail with my own domain? [duplicate]

I am using outlook.com for my own email "mydomain.info" but I can not add an account in Apple Mail. I have searched in Ask Different for similar questions. I got this: Personal domain email using ...
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How to split IMAP folders from remote folders in Mail

How can I split up the view between local and remote (IMAP) folders in Mail? Currently it's all integrated in one tree. As I'm only working with IMAP, I only want to see the complete IMAP tree ...
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Apple Mail Classic View

Is there a way to display more than one addressee in the "To" column? Even if the list were cropped, that would be more useful than just seeing the first name of a mail that went to multiple ...
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Apple Mail message highlighting

Apparently my Google-fu is off today or nobody used this feature other than me. Apple mail had a feature that would highlight messages from the same sender with the same or similar subject lines ...
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Custom keyboard layout not working in Mail

I use Ukelele to make a custom keyboard layout. In most (non-Apple) programs this works fine (iTerm, Sublime Text, Adium). In Mail and Calendar it is currently not working, although I believe it ...
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Is there a way to hide the unread count badge in El Capitan depending on the time of the day?

I know how to turn off the unread count badge for the mail icon using the Notifications preference pane from system preferences but I would like to know if it is possible to have it turned off for ...
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Mail Mac automatically creates a link, even if I remove it manually

When composing an email using Mail Mac (OS X El Capitan), if I write something .cc, an hyperlink is automatically created. Since I do not want this, I manually remove the link. Anyway, when the email ...
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The mystery of lost email: why can't Mail.app find some mails in the mailbox?

I have recently upgraded to Yosemite, and eventually to El Capitan. Together with the update I decided to change my mail client from Thunderbird (which I also use on my linux machine) to Apple Mail. ...
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Are Mail rules still applied when a Mac is in Power Nap mode?

I understand that when a Mac is Power Napping it will periodically check for new emails via Mail. Will Mail rules still apply to any new emails that are received when the Mac is in Power Nap mode?
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Flag disappears after reading a message in Mail

In Mail 9.0 (OS X El Capitan) I have set a rule that marks a message with a flag if it satisfies some conditions. When I receive a message which satisfies that condition, it is correctly marked with ...
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How can I zoom in with Mac Mail on a message I am composing?

I am familiar with the Command+ option to zoom in on text within messages received in Mac Mail. However, this command does not seem to work when composing a message. Is there another zoom ...
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Can I make Apple Mail use “m” as the “mark unread” hotkey?

I'd like to make "m" the hotkey for marking emails unread, since that's the same key as every other email or RSS application uses, and command+shift+u is unwieldy. The only place I can find to set ...
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Filter Mail search

How do I search Apple Mail (10.11) for a message containing text and from certain people or other criteria. If I enter a search term I can see messages as search results, but I can't see any other ...
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Will stored emails on mail app be lost if I restore from a IPSW

I no longer have access to the mail server to which my email client was connected. I am considering upgrading from iOS 8 to iOS 9.0 using an IPSW (not thorough the normal update which will take me to ...
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Mac Mail Client sending and storing duplicates from Gmail

One of my team members approached me today asking about an issue they're having with their Mac Mail Client and Gmail. I am a Linux user and do not have much experience with Mac, but thought I would ...
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IOS 9.1 Mail no longer recognises PKI certs for signing and encryption

I have upgraded from an iPhone 4 to an iPhone 6 and my IOS to 9.1. Mail works fine from IMAP seveers, but Mail no longer recognises the PKI certificate I have installed. The certificate is valid and ...