Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Archiving Apple Mail to an External Drive

Thanks for reading - I'm not necessarily attached to using the "archive" function in Apple Mail: the important thing for me is to keep ancient emails on an external drive, so that if I want to read ...
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How do I set the swipe function to “trash” rather than “archive” for my Gmail inbox in iOS 7?

I have two IMAP email accounts on my iPhone 5S running iOS7. With the iCloud account, I can perform an easy swipe left gesture and select "trash" for individual emails (see first image, black boxes ...
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Mail.app mail list reply address

Mail.app allows to send emails from multiple mailboxes by enumerating them in comma-delimited format in: Preferences-Accounts-Account Information-Email Addresses = test@bar.com,test@foo.com This ...
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Compose an Email with a Selected Email address in Apple Mail App

I want to compose an e-mail from my Mail Application on my desktop. I have two e-mail addresses. How do I select one, or make sure, that the email is being sent from one e-mail address and not the ...
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How do I set the Mail app's default font running under Mavericks?

Mail says its default font is 12pt Helvetica. How do I change the default to something more readable, such as 14 pt Georgia? Appreciated.
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Is there a way to force Mail.app (6.6 1510) not to convert email addresses into hyperlinks in message body?

I'm a system administrator, and I daily receive reports from several mail servers which contain thousands to tens of thousands of email addresses written as plain text (logwatch, from a Postfix ...
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How does iOS7 detect mail settings?

I work at a company that has both POP3 and IMAP email servers. The POP3 server is at pop3.mycompany.com and the IMAP is at imap.mycompany.com. We've noticed that when setting up email accounts in iOS7 ...
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Mail.app not showing the “synchronize” option for an IMAP account

I have 6 different IMAP accounts configured on Mail (all of them for gmail / google apps accounts). All of them, except one, have a "Synchronize" option in the menu that appears when right-clicking ...
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Problem sending emails from specific gmail account

I have read several of the questions and answers posted about this problem, attempted the solutions, but still have no resolution to the problem. I have two separate gmail accounts...one I use for ...
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Make rule for message in mail.app

Is there a way to create a mailbox rule based on the currently highlighted message in mail.app? OSX 10.8.5 I want to create a rule from the application rather than have to go to Mail -> Preferences ...
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Add to Reading List from Mac OS X Mail

Is there a keyboard shortcut / key modifier for adding links to the Reading List from Mail? You can hold ⌘ to open the link in the background, but that seems to be about it. In Safari, you can ...
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How can I force Apple Mail to COMPLETELY refresh an IMAP account?

I have a Gmail account that is configured on three different Macs, let's call them Home, Work, and MacBook. Home and MacBook are on iCloud, Work is not, and MacBook is the one experiencing the issue. ...
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Flagged/Starred Messages not working in Apple Mail

I just setup 2 accounts in Apple Mail for the first time, and am having absolutely no luck getting Flagged messages to work, in addition the Starred message folders aren't working. I'm using ...
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How to open the next message in the currently selected mailbox in mail.app

When viewing a message in a separate window in Apple Mail (Mountain Lion), how can I open the next message in the list with a keyboard shortcut?
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Why postfix sends email also to the world user?

I set my postfix server with just one small change in /etc/postfix/main.cf setting relayhost = ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.com Basically, mail works fine but for some reason the email is also sent to one more ...
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After OD Admin is set up, email now signed with wrong certificate

I installed and set up OS X Mavericks server at the weekend. As part of the process, I configured Open Directory and used my "@mac.com" email address in the OD Administrator setup. I now find that ...
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How to view only my mail box and not the shared ones

I started a new job and the mail client has a lot of shared inboxes. How do I see the messages directed only at me? In other words, I'd like to filter out my own personal mail box. I'm using Mac OSx ...
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Unable to set up iCloud email on mail.app after accidentally deleting the ~/Library/Mail/ folder

I accidentally deleted the Mail folder (at /Library) that contained a few sub-folders including one called V2. I did that hoping to do a fresh configuration of my iCloud and Live accounts. However, ...
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Mail 7.2 issues with drafts

When I type a reply email multiple copies of this email get saved in drafts. I've read over the posts tagged mail.app and I thought I hit the jackpot with this answer by @Kyle, but when I navigate to ...
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Personal domain email using Outlook.com on Apple Mail

I use Outlook.com as my email provider but have my own personal domain name instead of the one provided by Microsoft. So, instead of "mail@outlook.com", my email address looks like ...
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Applescript to forward email but preserve sender

How can I make an Applescript that Mail.app on my Mac can run? When it encounters a message that is being sent to mac@email.com, I'd like it to redirect it to email@gmail.com, where the "From" field ...
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In Mail, how to show contact photos from LinkedIn?

In Contacts, I have multiple accounts: say iCloud and LinkedIn. Contacts in both iCloud and Linked are linked together and a photo is shown. Now in Mail I would expect that the photos from LinkedIn ...
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Why does my Gmail signature on my iphone default to my gmail app on my ipad

I just realized that I sent an email from my g-mail app on my iPad signed "sent from my iPhone". So I reset my iPad signature to "sent from my iPad". Guess what? An email Is sent from my iPhone ...
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Mail.app in Mavericks “updating cache directory” too often

it's since Mountain Lion that I've been experiencing problems with Mail.app. I've been using Gmail and I've had problems with badge not being displayed correctly or either IMAP syncing wasn't in real ...
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Mail.app: open messages in tabs instead of windows?

Is it possible to have Mail.app open and manage messages using tabs instead of windows? Google tells me a plug-in called MailTabs was created for this back in 2011, but it's now defunct, and I can't ...
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Email migration from Mac Mail to Outlook 2011 for Mac [duplicate]

I think this topic must have been posted earlier also. I want to transfer my emails from mac mail to outlook 2011. When I go to import option in outlook 2011 and select the mac mail to import the ...
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Images look misplaced when mail has been sent using custom .mailstationery file

I have been making a custom mailstationery for my company, and everything went well until I had to edit the spots where placeholders were placed. I had to increase the gap between each image by a ...
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Signature image not appearing in sent email

If I create a signature with mac mail and attach a png file to the signature, when I send the email the image appears as a black box on the sent email (examples attached). In mac mail itself the ...
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How to link a Gmail backup (mbox via getmail) to Mail.app

I primarily use Gmail's web interface to access my email, but recently I started backing up my gmail data using the getmail tool. (Note that the link indicates that this is for Linux, but it will also ...
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Is it possible to highlight text of inbox emails?

In Preview.app, I can highlight and annotate text in a PDF file. Can we do the same thing to emails in my inbox in Mail.app? I have long time collaborate projects and I need to go back to previous ...
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How to keep Mail from encoding messages with the old charset=windows-1252?

A few of my colleagues using Mail, and myself, are unwillingly and without any knowledge of this misbehaviour, sending messages encoded with a charset of windows-1252: Content-Type: text/plain; ...
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How can I use Automator to extract information from an email in Mail?

I'm trying to extract information from emails coming in from PayPal from my customers (first name, last name, address, phone #, order #, date) to create a database with that information. The info ...
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Change “From” address to new domain for Mail 7.2 (Mavericks)

I've recently purchased a domain and set up a forwarding email account there. This account forwards mail sent to it to my iCloud address. I'd like to have the "From" line in outgoing emails from the ...
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Using the replyto: field as a filter in mail.app

I've been getting spam that has one thing in common: all the mails have a reply-to field of the form: replyto1@<domain> where the domain changes from email to email. I'd like to set a search ...
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Apple Mail is not retrieving mail automatically from Exchange

I have an Exchange account set up in Apple Mail. When I click the "Get new messages" button it successfully retrieves mail from the Exchange server. I have the "Check for new messages" setting in ...
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Apple Mail.app hides Archive folder - how to get it to show

I use Mail.app with FastMail. Mostly, it just works. However, when I start up Mail it never shows the Archive folder. The Archive button will move mail to it, but it's not there. The Goto mailbox ...
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Syntax highlighting in emails?

I'd like Mail to pick up on syntax I'm copying mostly from an app that does highlight syntax, but it doesn't seem to apply any sort of "formatting" to the text itself on pasting (e.g. color, font, ...
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How to extract contacts from Mail.app

A friend of mine just got her GMail account hacked because of a weak password. The attacker still has control of her account. She was using Mail.app to read her emails. I would like to find a ...
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OS X 10.9.2 sending attachments

I am on a MacBook Pro using OS X 10.9.2, using Mail 7.2 If I try to send an attachment in mail, my finder does not allow me to access files. I thought maybe it was just taking longer after the update ...
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How to import Apple Mail archive files in Outlook 2013?

I need to import Apple Mail archived files in Outlook 2013 on Windows, but every time I open the import wizard and reach the file selection step, I cannot select the archived file. It doesn't even ...
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Configuring Mail.app “From” drop-down menu?

When I write a mail in Mail.app (using MacOS X Mavericks 10.9.2 here), I have this "From" Drop down menu which allows me to select from which of my accounts I want to send that mail. In my case, this ...
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Unread email in Apple Mail in 10.9.2

I have a very annoying problem with Apple Mail. I have used the app ever since 10.2, until now, which I have for the time being changed over to Unibox, which is very nice, although quite slow. ...
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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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PayPal emails go to Spam folder on Mail Mac

I use Mac Mail as my email program and I would like to know why PayPal emails go always to the spam folder. I have tried to make rules, mark PayPal email as VIP contact but nothing works. I would ...
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AppleScript/Automate Mail Tasks

I've been trying to help a coworker automate a weekly email compilation he sends out but haven't yet been able to figure out how address a few specific areas...first I'll explain the situation, then ...
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Where does Mail keep its configuration files?

I had to replace my hard drive and don't have a backup. I do have a copy of my home folder on an external disk but it was a simple copy/paste job. I've been dragging my stuff from that disk to my new ...
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Can I revert Mail.app to handle notifications in the pre-10.9.2 way?

After updating to the latest Mavericks version (10.9.2), the behaviour of the new mail notifications changed. Before, if I clicked on the notification, the main Mail.app window would open and show the ...
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How do I do an “or” orperation for a search in Apple Mail?

Can I do a search in Apple Mail that does an "or" on supplied criteria? For example, someone has two email addresses. I want to search for all emails from that person, so I'd like to say "one email ...
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How do I clear the default email client?

I do not want ANY email client as a default. Whenever I accidentally click on a link, Outlook comes up. I do not want ANYTHING to pop up. Uninstalling is not an option. I want Outlook on the ...
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Emails will not be deleted by Mail.app

All of us in the office use the same (remote) email server (via IMAP) but only some of us have this issue: Emails are deleted in Mail.app and go to trash After sometime the email reappears as unread ...