Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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How to remove 'phantom' iCloud account from Apple Mail

I am trying to remove a duplicate copy of my iCloud account from Apple Mail that seems to have managed to get stuck there. I cannot remove it from the Internet Accounts or iCloud panels as it does ...
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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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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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Is there a way to make un-bold the name of the sender in mail.app, after it is read?

Is there a way to make un-bold the name of the sender in mail.app, after it is read ? Present/default behavior Unread Messages are marked with a blue dot The sender font is bold After the message is ...
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Why is (Yosemite) Mac Mail hitting my internet so hard?

Mail is downloading 250-500Kb/sec and has been for a while now. I can't figure out what it's doing. Is there some way to find out? I tried Window->Activity but it didn't show anything being ...
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Mail.app will only sort by Unread

I have a weird problem with Mail.app (7.3) on mavericks (10.9.4) where every folder is now set to 'sort by unread' I can change the sort order while I'm in the folder, but if I leave, and return to ...
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Did they remove the number of emails in a folder from the toolbar in Yosemite's Mail.app?

Before I upgraded to Yosemite, I used to see the number of unread and total emails in a folder in the title/header bar, e.g. Inbox (23) 64 messages I no longer see this - is there any way of ...
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Does Yosemite support the old Mail view?

All the screenshots I can find of Mail in Yosemite show the new Mail message view: +--------------------+------------------------------------------------------------+ | Someone | Guess ...
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Fix IOS 8.1 Mail Threading to match osx

I noticed, after updating I believe, that the inbox of the mail app in IOS 8.1 only lists emails coming in, so making out the back and forth conversation that often replies turn into is impossible. ...
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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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AppleScript-sent messages pop up as unsent drafts when trying to quit Mail

I have a spam processing script that I use to forward spam messages as attachments to my spam filter using the 'send' command in AppleScript. Everything processes and delivers fine, but later when I ...
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Deleting mail without selecting next one in Yosemite

Is there any hotkey to delete mail in Mail.app without selecting next message in Yosemite? In Mavericks it was "Option + backspace" ...
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Can I make aol.com my default email reader in Mavericks instead of Mail?

An AOL rep reset my Safari, and since then, whenever I hit commandI it brings up mail instead of italicizing words. How can I change back?
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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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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 to setup Apple Mail so it truly removes email from Google?

After a lo-ho-hot of trial and error to get this to work properly I still was not able to find the sweet spot. The problem is simple. I am on OSX Yosemite and use the Mail.APP for my Google Apps for ...
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How to get the first name of the recipient to be auto-added to new messages in Mail.app?

I'd like new messages that I create, including replies to messages I receive, to automatically get a "Hi <name>," inserted in their first line. <name> should be the first name of the first ...
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How can associate particular contacts with appropriate 'from' addresses in Mac Mail?

For the most part, there is a one-to-one relationship between any given contact and the email address I select as a 'from' address. Is there a way to configure Mac Mail to change the value of the ...
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To remove email address of sent messages from Mail [duplicate]

I have tried to find how to remove the email addresses to which you have sent emails in Mail. They are not in Contacts -application. Not in Settings. I type masi.mathiasen... and I all the time ...
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always same sender's address

After upgrading to Yosemite all my messages appear to have the same sender's email address (my own) though each is sent from a different account. It is my apple ID email. Any idea how to change it?
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Apple Script not running as expected

The following is an applescript which is meant to take the body of the latest email and extract text out of it. As you can see the result is shown below. This result is show as the script was running ...
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How do I delete imap email accounts without opening Mail

After Yosemite update Mail crashes as soon as I open with an 'Absolute path' error. I've tried all the usual things removing the Envelop Index (hangs without crashing) turning off all the mail ...
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Question about Mail. How to limit amount stored locally. Where is mail stored?

I'm new to Macs and have a question about my MacBook Air OSX 10.9.1 and mail. I'm getting a "Startup disk full" message* and one thing I highly suspect is the mail. Even if it's not the culprit, I'm ...
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How can I prevent Mail.app from showing 'All Mail' as the folder for every message?

The mailbox view of OSX Mail (I'm on Yosemite, but this happened on Mavericks too) shows the subject, date, etc. and then the folder the email is in. I'm typically using a smart mailbox for all ...
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How do I adjust the time Mac Mail takes to mark messages “read”?

It takes a number of seconds before Mac Mail marks a message as "read". I would like for it to take no more than 0.5 seconds, though instantaneous would be best. How can I adjust the time required to ...
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Yosemite Mail.app - Rule stuck on 7 days

I want to make a rule to delete all emails older than 200 days (they will remain on Gmail - I am using POP). 'Date Received' 'is less than' [7] days. I can set this up for 7 days in rules fine - but ...
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“New mail message” action in automator not working

In the description of the action "New mail message" in automator, it says that it will send a mail message with the text that I have set as input as the body of the email. That is not happening. In my ...
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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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Yosemite Mail.app is playing sounds for non-inbox mail

I have some filters set up in Gmail, for things like mailing lists. Messages skip the inbox, get tagged, and go straight to archive. This was not a problem in Mavericks, but now I'm getting the "new ...
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Automatically Trigger Automator through mail

I want to trigger a workflow in automator every time I receive a new email in "mail.app". How can this be done?
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I want to automate the task of sending email

I want to automate the process of sending an email in my automator workflow. In my workflow I want to create a new email every time I receive text as an input and the email has to be sent without my ...
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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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Tons of log entries for Mail

I get tons of log entries from Mail.app as: 2014-10-17 09:41:07.059 Mail[344]: Received undocumented error: The meeting message couldn't be correlated because the target is a repeating master and the ...
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Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird as default browser and mail client

I use Firefox and Thunderbird for browsing and email. In the Safari Preferences, Firefox is set to be default browser. Each time I start Firefox, it asks if I want it to be the default browser. Same ...
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In mail.app, get list of Previous Recipients for just one of my many email accounts

I use mail.app to interact with about a dozen different email accounts, which I use for different purposes. I need to create a list of the Previous Recipients of just on of those email accounts. A ...
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Removing trusted certificate from Mail in iOS 8

My IMAP (and SMTP) server used a self signed certificate. Once I marked the certificate as "trusted" in the Mail app, is there a way to remove that trust again? I tried deleting and re-creating the ...
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In mail.app, get list of recipients for just one of the many email accounts.

I use mail.app to interact with about a dozen different email accounts, which I use for different purposes. I need to create a list of the senders (or recipients) of just on of those email accounts. ...
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Mail.app cannot save mail attachment

On OS X 10.9.5, my mail.app cannot save email attachment if I click the drop down and save all (or selectively save a file). I have tried saving PDFs, images, or other attachment format, but checking ...
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Apple Mail is mixing up table entry and mail view (header and body information)

I have an oldish computer that is running Aplle's Mail program with a large amount of mail coming in (the current number of emails on the computer is in the tens of thousands). Recently it has started ...
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In Mail, how to navigate from single email to entire conversation?

I'm using Mail 7.3 on OS X 10.9.5. I have Organize by Conversation turned on. I frequently have a scenario where I do a Spotlight search to find an email, select a result which opens that single ...
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Apple Mail: All the mailboxes seems to be empty?

I have installed a new HDD on my Macbook Pro. I can't reinstall OS from the Time Machine Backup, it reports an error, and asks me to run the install again. It is the same every time I try. I have now ...
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Apple Mail 7.3 only printing header

Apple Mail 7.3 is only printing the header when I go to print an email. Any ideas whats wrong?
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mail.app rejecting correct password for gmail accounts

Mail.app has stopped accessing several of my gmail accounts. It gives the generic error "Mail can't connect to the account "xxxx". Enter the password for user "myusernamehere". When I enter the ...
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Label view on Apple Mail for OSX

I'm using Apple Mail on OSX (Mavericks). Since I'm accustomed to use Gmail webmail, which shows labels behind each email, I'm looking for a way to show labels (see for instance picture below) in a ...
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Tree-threaded Mail on iPhone

Is there a way using the native IOS mail application on the iPhone to show the full discussion tree for a folder? I participate in many mailing lists, and conversations are rarely between only two ...
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Apple iOS 8.0.2 cannot open jpeg files. Only opens winmail.dat

As soon as I downloaded IOS 8.0.2 I'm no longer able to read emails correctly… My staff send me email and I'm receiving pictures as winmail.dat and they're jpeg.
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Search all archived mails in the server in Apple Mail for OSX Mavericks

I'm using Apple Mail on OSX Mavericks, with an IMAP account configured (Google). Since all my mails are archived on the server (I'm using Apple Mail just from a few months), when I search emails, I ...
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I suddenly can't have full screen in Mail

I usually can reply email or compose new email in full screen mode, but suddenly it looks like this It is no longer full screen mode!What's going on?
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Restore Send icon in Apple Mail

I have lost the "send" icon on my Apple mail, top right corner How do I restore it?
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Why is the send icon in my email indented?

The send icon is indented. When I click on it it doesn't send. What shall I do?