Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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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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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 ...
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Mac Mail: Add other message as attachment

I'd like to add other mail message as an attachment to a new one but Mail (On OSX Lion) does not allow me to do that. Any workaround? Gil
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How to remove a non-existant iCloud mail account from mail?

I have been having problems with my iCloud account not syncing properly with my iOS devices, so I wanted to reinstall the iCloud account. The first thing that I wanted to do was to remove my old ...
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Why is OSX Mail suddenly not showing me the correct messages for “Red Flag”

I just went into my mail as I often do and clicked on the Red Flag filter. Strangely, it's showing four random messages from my ancient history, none of which are flagged. It's not showing the dozen ...
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At every launch Mail.app welcomes me and downloads my messages

Every time I launch Mail.app it shows the (first launch) Welcome dialog and tells me that to use new feature sin Mail it has to download my messages. I have many many messages in there and I know that ...
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Mail.app throws connection problems without sending a single packet

I set up a server running Postfix + Dovecot w/ SASL auth and SSL everywhere (actually, STARTTLS). It's about as "bog-standard" as you can get (meaning I followed one of the innumerable cookbooks on ...
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dual (two factor-auth) gmail accounts in Mail.app

Situation: I have two gmail accounts: 1 private (@gmail.com) and 1 google apps (@domain.com) account. Both have 2-factor-auth enabled. However, the problem is that whenever I restart Mail.app, it ...
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Why iPad can't open an email with 'open in mail' option?

I have a stored email (.eml) file that can be downloaded and open with Mail.app on mac. When I tried to open the same email in iPad, I clicked 'open with mail' to launch mail app, but nothing seems to ...
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Mavericks Mail.app Text Re-formating Driving Me Bonkers

I send my e-mails in plain text via mail.app. Since the release of Mavericks, there is one auto-correct feature that is driving me bonkers and I'm hoping someone here can point me in the right ...
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Can I add my own commands/scripts to the mail.app toolbar?

Is there a way (or an add-on) that lets me customize the Mail.app toolbar beyond "View -> Customize Toolbar"? At a minimum, I want to add buttons that do "Move to <somefolder>".
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What's the difference between gmail and exchange option when setting up mail on ios 7 (2014)?

This question[1] has a pretty good summary of the options, but it's a year old and both platforms seem to have had some significant changes since then. [1] What is the best way to set up Google mail, ...
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How can I convert a text selection to upper case in Apple Mail with a keyboard shortcut

Apple Mail version Version 6.6 (1510) OS 10.8.5 Is there a keyboard shortcut for converting the case for a text selection in the message editor? I know I can right-click and access this from the ...
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Drafts Folder in Mail.app contains messages which have been sent

From time to time my Drafts folder contains an autosaved message that I haven't sent which is nice because I can pick up where I left off creating a new message, but lately most of the messages are ...
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Mail Script Help

I forward a lot of emails to Evernote and Nozbe (similar to OmniFocus) as I work to get my inbox to zero. When I am on my iPhone, I move emails to folders (Evernote, Nozbe, or Archives) depending on ...
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Set default “From” address to none in Apple Mail

In Apple Mail, is there a way to make the "From" address blank so that you are forced to select and outgoing mail server each time you create a new message. I keep sending from the wrong address!!
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Apple mail and a POP3-only mail account

I have set up a mail account with Apple Mail. What I realized only when it was "too late", the mail server does not provide IMAP (only for a fee), and thus roundabout 100 E-Mails were downloaded and ...
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Cannot send the message using the server cox.net

I have two 2009 iMacs with OS X 10.9.2 and I am a Cox Communications subscriber. Both computers receive emails and can be used to delete and file them, but as of about three weeks ago neither will ...
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IMAP synching issues on OS X Mavericks

I am new to OS X. Yesterday I set up my email accounts in Mail. It immediately synchronised my emails from my inbox. However, since then I don't get my mails, although I see them through webmail. I ...
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Delete all iPad mail emails

Can you delete all the emails on iPad in one shot using the mail app. I can only seem to delete them 1 by 1 by pressing the trash can. Or I can go edit and select each one and then delete. Is there a ...
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How to do this:typing “ac” to send “COMMAND_LEFT+C”.thanks

It could be kind of amazing to be able to copy and paste by typing "ac" and "av", but still have it type "a" then "c" when you just overlap typing a and c. This could open up a large number of ...
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Apple Mail opening mail in new window when clicking notification

When clicking the notification from Apple's Mail client it opens the mail in a new window, instead of showing the mail window (Which is in its own separate space) like it has done previously. Does ...
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Add special characters and Emoji to maill.app Menu bar

Mavericks has a wonderful and rich special characters and lots of Emojis to choose from. To call them up one has to press 3 keys (another keyboard short cut to remember :( Is there a way to add ...
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Saving and managing attachments in the stock iPhone email app?

This has been frustrating me for a long time now. I need to be able to save email attachments (NOT export my attachments to third party apps) There are so many email apps in the appstore but why is ...
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Junk mail doesn't get automatically deleted

This is happening with Mail.app 6.6 on OS X 10.8.5, but has been going on for a few OS X versions. In Mail.app, my account settings specify to delete junk mail after one day. Except it never gets ...
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Apple Mail can't load mails with attachments after transfer

Here is the story. My client wanted to move from his shared hosting email platform to google apps. He wanted also to backup around 60.000 emails. So, I opened the Apple Mail and I've made a local ...
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Removing a given email synced to my iPad?

I set my work gmail account to my personal iPad and now I don't have that job. Since email is not coming in I can assume that either my PW changed or my account was closed from the business or IT. ...
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Archive thread in Mail.app when single message is selected

When I have a single message selected rather than the full thread and I click Archive, that message disappears and reappears a few seconds later. I don't actually want to archive a single message, ...
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How to set Mail.app to ask what is the sending address on new mail

I have 10 email addresses (ranging from POP, IMAP, and Exchange) setup in my Mail.app. There are 2 addresses I use primarily. But only one can be labeled Default. Therefore, when "inbox" is selected, ...
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Mail.app AppleScript to process POP3 mails stopped working in Lion

I have a Mail.app rule script that worked fine in Mac OS X Snow Leopard. It is simply a script that allows for AND/OR boolean logic combined together to trigger one (rarely two) of the following ...
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Easiest way to send multiple iWork attachments as Office documents

My grandmother just switched from a PC to a Mac, and I suggested that she use iWork instead of Office for Mac. Now she is getting used to iWork, but all of the people that she works with use Office. ...
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How to fix misaligned date, folder and conversation labels in Mail's messages list?

The date, folder and conversation labels, as shown in Mail's messages list, are misaligned: These labels are supposed to be aligned at 10-15 pixels from the right margin. You can see that in ...
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Apple Mail shows plain text instead of HTML email

I have a gmail account setup as IMAP in Apple Mail and recently some new emails coming through have displayed the plain text version instead of HTML. If I check the same email through gmail.com it ...
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Mail able to send but not receive

I have found and tried several solutions to why Mail.app (I'm running Mavericks) has not been able to download emails for about 5 hours. I can send just fine, but when I go to my gmail account there ...
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“All” missing from favorites bar in mail on Mavericks

I used to have a choice "All" on the favorites bar in Mail on Mavericks. (This is on an iMac). It has disappeared. Is there a way to get it back?
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Is there a way to disable the sorting on click within mail.app?

Let me first tell you my specific problem: I'm setting up mail.app for a senior citizen (read as in bad eyesight, bad hand-eye coordination). I taught a setup were emails would be sorted by ...
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Apple Mail App Unread Email Button unhighlighted

After migrating to a new macbook pro using Time machine, my 'Unread Emails' button in the Apple Mail.app is now (one on the bottom right) permanently disabled/un-highlighted/unuseable, even when I ...
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Mail Signature Strange Problem

I have 3 email accounts configured in Mail.app for Mavericks. Account A is Public Gmail. Account B is IMAP. Account C is Corporate Gmail. Created 3 signatures respectively and assigned each account ...
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Get rid of Apple Mail and its Databases

I don't like Apple Mail and want it off of my computer... every last bit of it. I am running Mail 7.2 and OS X 10.9.2. and it is absolutely incompatible with GMail. I have now installed PostBox 3 and ...
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Emails in Mail.app disappearing - needs a reload

When I open Apple's Mail it take 2-3 minutes to load my mailboxes (from business Gmail and personal Gmail. When I switch to a different program and then return, my mail boxes are blank and have to ...
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Mail prompts me for SMTP password the first email I send

New Mac user here, running 10.9.2 on an air and am running into an annoying issue with Mail. I have setup my Live account and POP is working great but at least the first email I try to send, per each ...
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What is the purpose of the numeral to the right of Sent in Apple Mail?

I realize this is not specific to Apple Mail, but recently someone asked me this and I had not a clue of its meaning. I also am having no luck searching Google or Bing for the answer. The closest ...
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Why can't I email from certain email accounts?

I have three email addresses, one is a gmx account which I can email from at all times. The other two are held on a server provided by the web designer I use, and are for two seperate businesses, ...
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mavericks mail breaking sent folder

For a while now, my sent mail folder has been over/underactive. For over a decade, I've bcc'd myself on emails and handled the incoming bcc from the inbox. This meant I deleted the sent mailbox ...
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How to get my lost mail and accounts back after kernel panic?

Today while working my system suddenly had a kernel panic. I tried to restart in safe mode and the meter went to about 1/4 and no further (did this twice). Since that didn't work I restarted normally ...
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Mail 6.6 shows some messages without body text, hangs when text is finally loaded

I have coupled my Gmail account with Mail.app on Mountain Lion. Sometimes I search for old messages, only to find out that the message is there, but without any content. Checking the raw source also ...
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How can I fix a Mac OS X Mail SMIME issue that's happening after renewing my certificate

I just renewed my SMIME email certificate after the previous one expired. Now any new mail I write in Mail.app simply disappears after I close and reopen Mail.app. They are not deleted (Trash or in ...
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Deploy Settings for Mail Accounts

I've been trying to use Profile Manager to deploy the settings for email accounts for network users, but it seems to have several glitches. Looking for advice on how to do this more easily. 1. I've ...
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OS X Mavericks lost my mail folders!

After loading Mavericks it appears one of my mail folders, a key folder holding tax data has become completely borked. As you can see from the attached image I have duplicate home folders. I have ...
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Mac mail doesn't have the option for calendar when adding a new cPanel email account

Previously when I configure Mac mail, there is always an option for calendar so that I can use that email for my company calendar entries. But now in Mac OSX 10.9.1, I don't get that option and I need ...