Apple Mail, the email client application provided with Mac OS X

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How to recover an outgoing message?

Whilst sending a large email that seemed to be stuck in my Mail outbox, I accidentally removed the Exchange account it was sending from the Mail.app account list. The email is now not present in ...
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Does archiving already archived messages means deleting them?

I am using Mail.app using an imap-account (not Gmail). Just as it should, the app created an 'Archive' folder where it put all the messages in on which I used the archiving function. I was browsing ...
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OS X Calendar email alerts — send via Outlook?

I'm using Mac Outlook as my primary email program (my company uses Exchange and it's the "supported" program on Mac), but I've configured Contacts/Calendar to also talk to the Exchange Server. I like ...
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Mail messages showing up as empty

Every so often in Mail, new messages will show up as empty: "This message has no content". In fact they're not empty, but it seems their processing was interrupted... and I can't figure out how to get ...
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Apple Mail marks mail as read when searching

Since a while back Apple Mail marks mail as read when searching. It's really bad when handling a large mailbox since it's easy to miss an email because you accidently marked it as read while ...
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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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Deleted Email & Time Machine

I appear to have done a very stupid thing when making a rule in Apple Mail (Lion). I was getting some spam which had the phrase "Ruby Palace" in it. I already have a rule called Definite Junk which ...
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Delete emails from server Mac Mail

I have setup and email account on Mac mail. The account accesses email through IMAP. One of the settings for the account is not to keep any messages on the server under the advanced tab in Mac Mail. ...
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Why does word completion not work in Mail?

If I remember correctly Mail had the possibility of showing a word completion list as described here when you type a word partially and press Option+esc. Now this function has stopped working in Mail, ...
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Is there a way to speed up Mac Mail and Outlook365 Sync?

Sometimes when I do a send/receive in Mac Mail my outlook messages just come down has subjects without a body. It will take a while for the body of the message to come through. Is there a way to fix ...
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Default email signing with OS X Mail

I have both a GPG key and an SSL certificate. I am able to sign emails by choosing OpenPGP or S/MIME in the upper right corner of the window: I can then activate the signing by clicking the ...
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Mail configuration profile from OS X Server not setting email and username correctly on clients

When I verify the information contained in the user configuration profile with both the Profile Manager and TextMate everything is ok. When I install the configuration profile on a computer there are ...
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Mail sends message prematurely

Problem: I am typing away on my MacBook Pro 2013 with peripheral keyboard (McAlly purchased 2003) and Mail 6.6. Suddenly, the message disappears and is sent. It seems unlikely I'm hitting command + ...
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How to select message in Mail with ID using AppleScript?

With the help of "Ask Different" I got my first AppleScript program working, and I'm trying to improve it. I'm again stymied though. I have found the message number ID of a particular message in my ...
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AppleScript for counting messages in Inbox fails with “Can't get mailbox”

Here is my first attempt at an AppleScript program, which met with ignominious defeat: tell application "Mail" tell mailbox "INBOX" count messages end tell end tell It compiled, but ...
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Email addresses in Mavericks

After upgrading to Mavericks, Apple Mail is behaving differently. When I try to drag and drop an email address into the TO box, or by selecting from the address list, nothing happens, The only way I ...
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Sync mail account settings in Mavericks

I have several IMAP email accounts that I use in Mac Mail. I want to sync those "account settings" across to my iDevices (all on iOS 7). I don't want to enter these accounts manually on each device. ...
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Mavericks GMail mailbox loses messages

Even after the 7.0 (1822) update, Mavericks Mail is not keeping synchronized with the GMail IMAP server. A mailbox with hundreds of messages in it suddenly has only the latest added message. Then it ...
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Mail on OS X: Choose which X.509 certificate to use for signing mails

I've got multiple X.509 certificates from different CA's for different purposes -- for example, one from CAcert.org, and another one from my university. Both have different advantages and ...
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Pages 5 - Bullets and numbering are not being copied

I have a Pages 5 document that contains a bullets list. When I try to copy the content of the document into Mac Mail the text is copied without the bullets. That behavioral is reproduced with ...
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Change default mail application without configuring mail.app

I'd like to change my default application for handling mailto: links to be the gmail browser-based client. I'd like to do this without configuring the default mail.app. That means I cannot get to the ...
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E-mail sent from Mac Mail with an attachment is adding the message body text as an attachment rather than 'In-Line'

Mail sent from a Mac (OS X Version 10.7.5 using Mac Mail, via Office 365 / Exchange) is appearing as it should when the mail consists of just text. However, when there is an attachment added (in the ...
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What is the best solution to apply mail rules for outgoing mails?

I know how to create filter rules for Mail.app, but these rules get only applied to incoming mail. I'd like to filter also outgoing mail, if possible using the same rules, to file them together with ...
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How to mark a domain wildcard as not spam in Apple Mail

I have a gmail account (google apps for domains) and would like to add e.g. *@mail.gumtree.com to a list which prevents mail from any address at that domain from being marked as spam either in gmail ...
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Adding an IMAP account without saving emails locally in Mail 7.0

I want to add an IMAP-account to Mail. Since I've used this account for many years, it contains thousands of emails and archive folders, and I really don't want to fill up my SSD with that. I ...
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Better way to edit mail.app rules?

The built-in rule editor for mail.app kind of stinks, in my opinion. It is capable of performing the task for which it is intended, just barely. I have quite a few rules (probably too many, but ...
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How to analyze/resolve Gmail timeouts in Apple Mail?

I am using Google Apps/Gmail with Apple Mail on OS X Mavericks. For some reason, sending email is extremely slow (minutes to hours) and I constantly get this message: The server returned the ...
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Mail.app does not refresh in the background on iOS 7

Mail.app is not refreshing in the background on iOS 7. Is this intentional or am I missing something? It doesn't refresh periodically or when a notification is received.
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Mac OS X Mail 10.9 mavericks gmail accounts NOT in sync

In Mac OS X mavericks 10.9 after doing all the updates my gmail accounts still show messages that are in the inbox but when I login to gmail on the browser, they aren't there. Is there a way to fix ...
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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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Apple Mail unable to connect

Twice since upgrading to Mavericks I've had Mail App stop connecting to all my email accounts. Clicking the warning icon next to any account inbox give at dialog with... There may be a problem ...
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Apple Mail send only account

I have two accounts, a gmail one and a school email address. I want to be able to send emails from my school address and gmail, but receive only from the gmail one (the gmail and school email accounts ...
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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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Apple Mail: Save Disk Space or only load some Mails

I have a DiskSpace Problem on my SSD on my Macbook. So my Question is, is there any possibility to download only a few Mails (like on iOS - the first 200 Mails) or does have anybody of you out there a ...
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How can I forward email as a readable attachment?

I'm writing a new email, and in that email I'm referring to a couple of other emails and I want to include them as attachments. When I drag and drop a mail to the mail I'm writing, some icon appears ...
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iPad inbox out of date

I have a work email account that uses Zimbra as the backend server. For my iDevices, I set up this account as an exchange account and everything usually works fine. On my laptop, it's set up as IMAP ...
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Mail keeps setting “Save drafts on the server” checked

I open "Preferences" in Mail, uncheck "Store drafts on server" and save (Gmail account). However, when I open the preferences again, the "Store drafts on server" (or whatever it says in English ...
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How can Mail.app in Mavericks show a messages plain text alternative?

A few days ago I wanted to verify that a simple multipart html/text mail I was about to send would render correctly in different mail clients. Does anyone know how to let Mail.app under Mavericks show ...
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Spotlight integration of Thunderbird 24.1.0 in Maverick

I have Thunderbird 24.1.0 running on Maverick and it works nicely. I am wondering about the integration of spotlight and thunderbird. I can search in spotlight for my emails, which is what I want, ...
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How to selectively (un)subscribe IMAP folders in 10.9 Mail.app

I cannot find a way to selectively subscribe to IMAP folders in Mail.app in 10.9 Is there a way? Am I missing something there? It seems the IMAP implementation in Mail.app is still quite buggy and ...
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Migration Assistant (going from 2011 MBP running Mavericks to 2013 rMBP running Mavericks) broke Apple Mail

I recently ran Migration Assistant on a 2011 MBP running Mavericks to a brand new, fresh install on a 2013 rMBP and it has completely hosted Apple Mail. It moved over all of my accounts in the ...
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How to stop vibrating on new Mail using iOS 7?

Whenever I get a new message in my mail, my phone vibrates. How do I turn off this behavior?
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How can I forward email as nice readable attachment?

I'm writing a new email, and in that email I'm referring to a couple of other emails. In Outlook or Thunderbird I used to just drag and drop mails to my new mail and they appeared as attachments. In ...
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Mail.app in Mavericks moves Gmail mails to Trash instead of Archiving them

In OS X before Mavericks, Mail.app with a Gmail account would remove messages only from the inbox when deleting them, but leave them in the All Mail folder; essentially archiving them. In Mavericks ...
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Stop Mail from downloading attachments automatically

How to stop Mail.app (version 7.0) on my Mac OSX 10.9 from downloading attachments automatically. I have setup my Gmail account, and I want to be given an option to download attachments instead of ...
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How does Archiving a mail in Maill on an Exchange acccount work?

I'm running OS X Mavericks and have setup an Exchange acccount in Mail. I have tried hitting the Archive button on a mail message. That placed the mail message in the Archive on both the Mail app and ...
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Notification center does not show mail alerts

I'm a new Mac user since yesterday. I've read much about the notifications which are available with Mavericks. I connected my Twitter account and also set up my iCloud mail account. I thought that I ...
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Mail.app issue on OS X Mavericks

Mail.app is not working since the upgrade to OS X Mavericks. I read that I should try to uncheck SSL. However it won't let me. All my emails just sit in the outbox. Is there a way to remedy this or is ...
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Apple Mail prints tiny fonts after Maverick upgrade

After installing Mavericks on my MacBook Pro 13 (non-Retina) and on my Mac Mini, a printed message from Mail appears in tiny font. This is independent of the printer (tried on Hp and on Epson). After ...
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OSX Mail reply with highlighted text as quote

In Mail app 7.0 on OSX 10.9, If I highlight a piece of text and then choose Message → Forward it creates a new email with the relevant text as a quote. How do I replicate this behaviour with Message → ...