Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Messages unflagged in Mail.app remain flagged in Outlook

When I flag a message in Mail.app (9.2 running on El Cap 10.11.3) on an Office365 account it also gets flagged in Outlook (15.18, also on El Cap). However when I un-flag it in Mail.app this ...
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My Mail app is eating up my space

When I click on General -> Storage & iCloud Usage -> Manage Storage -> Mail, The Mail and Attachments are taking up 1 GB space. But I don't have any email on my ipad. I recently tried to share a ...
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Why do mailbox folders not show the content of their subfolders in Mail.app?

In Mail.app, if you make a parent mailbox, and put inside of a child mailbox, clicking on the parent mailbox will not reveal the messages of the child mailbox. Using Smart Mailboxes in the same ...
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One-click save to Downloads folder in Mail.app

When I click on an attachment in Mail.app, the file opens in the mail downloads in my library. I can Ctrl-click on the attachment to save it to my Downloads folder. How can I save the file to the ...
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How to force Mail to keep messages in their folder when copying – to a server – a folder that contains both messages and a subfolder

Environment Apple Mail 7.3 (1878.6) in OS X 10.9.5 (13F1507) with many folders stored locally. I began copying to IMAP servers – first to iCloud, then to the [Google Mail] area of Gmail. The ...
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Three identical SMTP server configurations, one succeeds, two fail in Mail

I have three e-mail accounts each with a different domain name, however all of them send e-mail via the same domain name via SMTP (but each has its own login credentials). To clarify, it looks ...
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Apple mail sending “Untitled attachment #####.htm” to outlook along with other attachments

So I've got a coworker who uses apple mail. When he sends out attachments, they show up as the attachment as well as an "Untitled attachment #####.htm" file along with it (1 attachment becomes 2, 2 ...
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Cannot open Mail Preferences in Mountain Lion

I have a user that whenever she tries to open mail preferences it consistently locks up with the pinwheel icon and requires her to force quit mail. Mac mail was fine until a gmail account was added to ...
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Is it possible to set up rules in Mail that do not appear in the rules list?

I'd like to set up a few rules in Mail.app but not have them appear in the list of rules in Mail's preferences. Is there any way to do this?
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I can't use Mail.app in El Capitan to encrypt email with a self-signed certificate

I generated a self-signed root S/MIME certificate using Certificate Assistant. I made sure the resulting certificate was in my Keychain, and trusted it explicitly. In attempts to send encrypted mail ...
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Downloading sent mails to Mac which are stored on server

Most of my sent mail appears to be "stored on server" but I need access to these email on my computer. I know how to deactivate storing future emails on the server but want to download all these ...
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How to have new email notification while Apple Mail.app is closed?

In OS X when Calendar.app is closed I get notifications about events; how can I have this work in Mail.app? While Mail is closed I want to get new email notifications.
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Contacts LDAP Account on 10.11 (El Capitan)

I am trying to set up an LDAP account for the Contacts application in the 10.11 (El Capitan) OS X version. I need it, for example, to be able to autocomplete addresses via the Mail application. I've ...
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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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How can I delete my Mail App and re-install it?

My mail app does not give me a viewer window and all File options are greyed out & not available. iMac 3.06 intel core 2 Duo OS X 10.9.4 Mail opens in this state. I have created new user ...
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Mail not displaying message body content

The Mail app on my Mac stopped displaying message body once the message is opened. I can still see the message body in the message preview in each mailbox, but when I click (or double click) on a ...
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Strange IMAP folder

I am using an IMAP email account on several OS X and iOS devices. On one single OS X machine I have a greyed-out Drafts folder with some strange subfolders: This is only happening on this ...
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How to disable incoming SMTP for IMAP accounts in Apple Mail?

TL;DR - IMAP Accounts in Mail.app are still trying to connect to SMTP, which is failing and getting me banned in my firewall. Need to disable SMTP. I have had a chronic issue for years that I can't ...
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Apple Mail (Connection Logging Enabled)

I was doing some routine cleanup of my HDD, when I noticed some huge log files in ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.mail/Data/Library/Logs/Mail. Where do I toggle those log files off and on?
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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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Why is it not possible to change username on an Exchange account of Mail.app?

I'm trying to set up an Exchange server in Mail.app. The username in the preferences is incorrect, and I can't connect to the server because of that. There's no explanation in the UI, or any help ...
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Signed messages not appearing properly in Mail on 10.11

I do a lot of work with S/MIME and am very familiar with the standard and the software. Since upgrading to 10.11 (El Captain), S/MIME-signed and encrypted messages have not been appearing as such in ...
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Junk mail disabled but still filtering on Maverick

This is a question that was asked on apple support community but did not find any answer. I am having exactly the same problem, I hope someone here can help. In Mail -> Preferences -> Junk Mail, ...
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When I click and delete a message, how does Mail.app decide which to select next?

In Mail.app (8.2 on Yosemite 10.10.3), when I click a message in the list (preview is on the right) and delete it (using keyboard or mouse), it seems quite random as to whether Mail will move the ...
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Identify which folder on mail server is currently designated by Mail.app as Drafts, Junk, Trash, Sent, Archive

In Mail.app on El Capitan, the Mailbox menu offers the menu item Use this mailbox as. A submenu offers the items Drafts Mailbox, Sent Mailbox, Junk Mailbox, Trash Mailbox, and Archive Mailbox. After ...
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How to change the Mail “Archive” folder for email accounts in El Capitan

I have set the Apple Mail "Archive" folder to something custom in the past with the help of this question. However, the folder that I was previously using is "stuck" as the Archive folder, and my ...
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How do I send a group email on my iPad Air?

I'm having trouble sending email to a group from my iPad (with the email app that came with the iPad). The groups are there under my contact groups. I open a new email, click on the "to" field, and ...
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Backdoor to Exchange server?

My company took the Exchange ActiveSync server offline; they want me to use their email client instead of iOS mail (or the Outlook app), in the mistaken belief that this is "more secure." I thought ...
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Cannot send message using the server stmp.atlas.cz

I have googled this and there have been already lots of people facing this same issue; but after trying the various suggested methods nothing changes and I just wanted to give it one last shot and see ...
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El Capitan: keyboard shortcut to select Mail sending account not working

Context: The MacOS Mail application allows you to send email from any number of accounts. Selecting between sending accounts is normally a menu, i.e., requires mouse movement and clicking. Instead, I ...
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Can .html files sent as attachments be opened and run on iPhone5 (OS9.2)

I write a simple front-end web page. Fully self-contained in the usual CSS3/JS/HTML5 format. It works in XCode simulation. I e-mail it as an attachment to a (long suffering) relative with an iPhone5 ...
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Mail.app El Capitan no longer supports non-icloud email 'from' addresses?

In prior versions of Mail.app, one could add a comma-separated list of email addresses to the iCloud account configuration, which would enable the user to select a particular "from" address when ...
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Can I make Mail.app only cache a subset of a mailbox? [duplicate]

Being the resident Mac guy in our office, my boss asked me why his Mac was complaining about low disk space. After installing Daisy Disk, I saw that an Exchange mailbox was taking up upwards of 40GB ...
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How to get GMail default inbox tabs (primary, social…) in Mail (Yosemite)

I'm using the default GMail inbox, where emails are magically filed under the proper tab: Primary, Social, Update and Forum. In Mail on OS X Yosemite (10.10) however, all end up in the Inbox. I can ...
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edit server in iphone exchange email

We used to use Mobile Iron to configure our users' Exchange email on their iPhones. Recently it was decided to stop using Mobile Iron. I'm not sure how the rest of our IT dept managed the transition, ...
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Hide gmail folder on iPhone but show in Mail

Is there a way I specify which folders/labels are available on my iPhone separately from in Mail?
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How to stop Mail.app filling up with downloaded mail

I have started using MS Outlook for mail and calendar management because of its tight integration and ease of handling mail. I have a Gmail account an iCloud account and a POP account with an ...
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Find the file that corresponds to a certain message in Mail.app?

Every message in Mail.app corresponds to a file in the filesystem (typically located somewhere here /Users/[username]/Library/Mail/V3/[account name]). Is there an easy way to locate the corresponding ...
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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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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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iPhone 6S 9.2 storage usage

I want ask you why in usage section of iPhone 6s it says I have 2.6 GB in mail. However, have delete all inbox, sent,trash etc. There is nothing in the mail. How do I get the storage in the usage ...
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Alternative email client that supports tagging, message scheduling

I'm looking for an email client that supports my ideal workflow: emails can be tagged and then searched for via multiple tags. emails can be hidden until I can act upon them. Keyboard driven. ...
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How can I replace the Mac Mail icon in Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan?

I'm going to give Mac Mail another try. But I can't stand the stamp icon. I'd like to replace it with the iOS icon. I have the .icns file but the old "get info" trick where you just paste the icon ...
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AppleScript sending Mail messages before file attachments are attached in El Capitan

I have a Workflow that runs an AppleScript which attaches spam emails as file attachments and sends them to ASSP for processing. It's been working fine, but apparently something has changed in El ...
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How can I reduce the mobile data used by the iPhone Mail app?

I am on a 200 MB/month plan, and feel that Mail is responsible for most of my mobile data usage, sometimes pushing me over the 200 MB, even if I almost never use the iPhone in places where there is no ...
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How to Attach Picture to Existing Email

How do you attach a picture to an email you've already started composing? Instead of going to the picture first and sending it that way. I want to be able to attach it while I'm writing an email.
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Will my emails be kept if I upgrade from 10.6.8 to 10.11?

I have a (Mid 2009) Macbook Pro. I want to upgrade my MacOS X version from 10.6.8 to 10.11 but I have some issues. I have so many important emails stored in Mail v4.5 on Snow Leopard that I don't ...
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How do I print an email from Mail.app without mail headers?

I would like to be able to print emails without including the default email headers (from, to, title, date) from Apple’s Mail application. It looks like I am not the only one who wants this as the ...
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Mail.app with El Capitan displays message titles in undersized width

After I upgraded to OS X 10.11 (currently running 10.11.1), messages are no longer properly displayed in Mail.app: All message information is crammed into a space with minimum width, despite the ...
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Securityd process uses 100% CPU when Mail app is open

I have a Macbook Air mid 2011 with OS X Yosemite. For a couple of weeks, I have a process, called Securityd, that runs and uses 100% of my processor, making it hot and noisy. After some time, I ...