Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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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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Why do flags revert to red in Lion Mail?

In Lion Mail, in (IMAP) accounts other than iCloud/MobileMe, flags that I set to colors other than red revert to red over time. Why is this happening and how do I fix it? What is the soruce of the ...
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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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Stop Mail Activity window being always on top in El Capitan?

I like to have Mail's Activity window open in the background, but since upgrading to El Capitan it floats on top of all other Mail windows. I have another Mac that's still on Yosemite and it doesn't ...
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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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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 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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Mail.app crashes, after Exchange server rebuild

Our Exchange server was rebuilt following a hardware failure and this has resulted in the mailbox ID changing. Mail.app doesn't like this, and crashes as soon as it tries to check for new messages: ...
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Upgrading to El Capitan GM Candidate loses all Exchange folders in Mail

I upgraded from current Yosemite to the El Capitan GM Candidate this morning. For work, I have an Exchange account with a bunch of folders in Apple Mail. Upon starting Mail after the upgrade, my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Phantom unread message in Mail.app

I have a smart mailbox with only one rule: messages that are unread. Right now I have no unread messages in any of my acccounts, yet the smart mailbox shows a counter of 1. Opening the smart mailbox ...
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Mail aliases El Capitan

I used several aliases on my gmail account that was configured in mail.app. After upgrading to El Capitan, those aliases just vanished. There is an option in Preferences>Accounts>Account ...
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Is there an app that lets me send email only?

I'm looking for an app that will let me send email only. Often in the course of my work I need to just fire off a quick email but don't want to get stuck firing up my mail client and reading new ...
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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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How to Restore the Mail Symlinks to External Drive on 10.11?

My Mac Mail has been working using an external drive for the library and all messages since 2013. However I upgraded to 10.11 today and need to find a way to reference everything on the external ...
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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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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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Mac OS X Mail signing messages with S/MIME certificate from startssl

I've got myself an S/MIME certificate from StartSSL, which I have exported from the browser, imported into my keychain and as expected Mail.app is now signing my outgoing messages. However some ...
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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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El Capitan Mail 9.1: Disable remote content loading for junk mail only

Is there a way to disable the remote content loading only for messages marked as junk? I am aware that I can disable for all messages via Preferences, however I always want to show remote content on ...
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How to remove highlighting from emails in Mail?

I created a rule that applies a mint green color to a lot of emails in my mailbox. I no longer want that color on those emails and I do not see a way to remove this highlighting for even a single ...
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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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How to choose the “from” account in El Capitan Mail when composing e-mail

I use Apple Mail using two e-mailaccounts (Both IMAP but I don't think it really matters). Before El Capitan when composing an e-mail, one could choose the account the e-mail should be send from using ...
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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 ...
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Mail app is multiplying mails when saving them

When I'm writing an email with Mail, the email is going to be saved automatically each "X" minutes. The thing is, it is saved in my Archives folder every times it gets automatically saved ; that means ...
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How to prevent Mail.app to update address book on its own?

Now that the iCloud works (almost) flawlessly on both my MacBook Pro and iPhone I get annoyed by Mail.app on my Mac which seems to update contacts in my address book on its own, without my request or ...
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Yosemite 10.10.5 - Accounts not visible in mail app

I am on Mac OSX Yosemite 10.10.5 and using Mail Version 8.2 (2104). This morning I opened the mail app and for some strange reason all of my accounts are not listed over there anymore. The mail app ...
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Mail Connection Doctor still attempting to access deleted Mail accounts

I was testing some email servers and added several email accounts to my Mac. I deleted these accounts afterwards. Now I have only three base accounts in System Preferences > Internet Accounts: ...
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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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Mail Script that moves messages with download links to a folder

I am a music supervisor and I receive lots of emails with links to download new music. I'd like to sort these into their own folder automatically. Is there anyway to sort emails that have links to ...
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Cannot delete internet accounts

I'm trying to clean up my "Internet Accounts" but cannot do so... First, I go to the System Preferences for "Internet Accounts": Then I click on each account I want to delete (everything but Gmail ...
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Outlook 2011 - clicking email addresses inside the application opening in Apple Mail

I use Apple Mail for my personal mail, and Outlook 2011 for work. I have Mail as my default client, as when browsing the web / writing mail, I want to send all emails from that account. However, I ...
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Is there a mail merge solution on OS X besides Microsoft Office?

I've been using Microsoft Office for mail merge and it is fraught with character encoding issues. I'm curious if there is another solution for mail merge besides Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac. I've ...
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Disable alert e-mails from Mail / Calendar

I recently got a Macbook Pro for work, and am pretty new to the platform. One of the annoying things I noticed, is that after I configured all of my Gmail accounts, I started automatically getting ...
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mail activity window in el capitan

Since upgrading to el capitan a couple of days ago, activity window in mail does not work. I do receive emails, but can no longer see or check mail through the activity window when i want, have to ...
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Moving and deleting email messages fails when offline (OS X El capitan)

Since I upgraded to mail in El Capitan I get the following error when I move or delete a message when I'm offline: "An error occurred while moving messages to mailbox" It used to work fine in ...
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Possible to return to the 3 vertical Mail.app columns?

I tried this option, and now sit with the folders on the left in Apple Mail on my Mac, then vertical preview pane (fine), and my full view message pane disappeared. No amount of 'handle pulling' from ...
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Add note to emails in Mail App or alternative Mail app?

I just found http://www.indev.ca/MailTags.html but I will not pay 30 bucks just for adding some notes to my mails. Are there some free extensions or alternative mail apps that support adding notes to ...
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Legit email is consistently going to junk folder despite NOT being marked as junk

I've had this problem for years, all the way back to Lion at least. I consistently have various emails coming into Apple Mail, that get moved to the junk folder. These emails are not marked as Junk, ...