Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Mac Mail.app ordering IMAP folder descending

I'm using Mail.app on my Macbook (OS X El Capitan), but the folders (IMAP) are displaying from Z to A (descending) instead of from A to Z (ascending). Is this a setting? How can I turn this around? ...
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Debugging Mail.app rules

Is there a way to see what Mail.app is doing when it scans messages for rule firing? I have a rules that download bank statements when I get an email from my bank. Since I have multiple accounts, I ...
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Apple Mail 9.2: IMAP folders only displayed to a certain depth

I have an IMAP email account with several depths of IMAP folders, say about 4 levels deep, but Mail only shows the first level. Can I get it to show the further subfolders? Thanks.
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Apple Mail 9.2: How to specify port and SSL options for incoming and outgoing IMAP servers?

When setting up a new IMAP account in Apple Mail 9.2, it gives me no option to specify the incoming and outgoing ports, not SSL options. See screenshot below. The ability to do this would be most ...
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Prevent iPhone 6 Mail from Syncing Read Status to Exchange

I was just given a new iPhone 6 to replace my dated BlackBerry for work...which sounds like a good idea except for the level of customization I had in place for my BlackBerry. The biggest gap is for ...
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Few Mail issues - Including deleted rules still affecting mailbox

I have 3 issues with Mac Mail at the moment: Mail from Windows Live downloads but does not want to send. I have a mailbox that's still affected by deleted rules. When I exit out of Full Screen mode ...
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Mail notification shows new email, quickly disappears and email is missing

Any email I get pops up a notification in the upper-right corner of my screen, as per the native notification settings in the Apple Mail app. Every now and then I will get a quick notification ...
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How can I keep my previous recipients list in Mail.app from containing addresses I have not sent emails to?

From Mail's help documentation: Mail keeps a list of the email addresses you send messages to, and uses the list to suggest or complete addresses for you when you send email. You can delete ...
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Mail search not finding messages but Spotlight does

When I search for a particular message in Mail.app, using the search field, even when I have the message in sight, Mail cannot find it. But, frustratingly, when I use Spotlight, it is able to find the ...
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Mail signature doesn't get added above quoted text

I don't use my .signature by default, but often add it to a message after generating the reply. In these cases, is there any way to get the signature to appear above the quoted text? I have the option ...
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Macbook acting weird

My 2015 Macbook pro 13" is acting weird, after restoring from a Time Machine backup my mac is running slow and I have a lot of bugs: The reaction time of the system is very slow, sometimes when I ...
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Emails to iCloud from my server show 'This message has no content'

Our donation website sends emails when a user signs up, donates etc. I've gotten many complaints that donors are getting blank emails. Upon further investigation it turns out that all these donors ...
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Apple Mail App :: “Erase Junk Mail” is greyed out

I'm running OS X El Capitan, and have 3 Gmail accounts signed into it. For some reason, the Erase Junk Mail menu option is greyed out. How can I use this option?
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Do any iOS Email Clients allow the folders to expand/collapse like Outlook?

I have a 12+ gb exchange account, with hundreds of files & sub files. The iOS mail client doesn't allow the folders to collapse & expand, which makes searching for files a real PITA. Are ...
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Why is Apple Mail opening on wake from sleep?

When Mail.app has no windows open but it is currently running, sometimes when I leave the MacBook Pro for a little while in sleep and wake it, Mail.app has opened windows. Of course, when quit, Mail....
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Missing toolbar for New Message window in Mail.app

I no longer have the toolbar at the top of New Message (The one with buttons for Send, Add Attachments..). It is only missing in New Message, if I for example reply to a message, the toolbar is ...
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Using CTRL +V in Mail app on Mac Os X

I'm using Mail client that's built-in into the system (Yosemite). I've decided that I want to use CTRL+V, CTRL+C and similar instead of CMD because I work half of the day with Windows and it's ...
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Mac Mail has very slow to send/receive mail (plus other bugs too)

It's been worse since Yosemite. From the same exchange account (office365) I will send and receive emails instantly on my phone, but they will take several minutes through the app. Loading existing ...
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Mail not showing up in inbox on El Capitan

When I open Apple Mail, I see the normal mailboxes and stuff, but nothing shows up in my inbox. Not unread messages or read messages. I have to click into another mailbox and click back to get it ...
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Google Apps via Apple Mail Not Sending

The problem only began within the last couple of weeks (or so I can tell). I use Google Apps for all of my organizations, of which there are several, and I have them all set up in Apple Mail (as well ...
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MacMail Forgotten Attachents Reminder

I am trying to find a solution/plugin to remind me about adding attachments to an email on MacMail (using OS X El Capitan). I tried the "just double check your email, you idiot" option to no avail. ...
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How do I set Outlook as the default mail option in Yosemite?

Mail merge is greyed out, in MS Word so I'm guessing that it needs to talk directly to Outlook instead of Apple's mail app. I read somewhere that Outlook as to be set as the default in Mail.app, but I ...
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Mac Mail can't send outgoing messages via GoogleMail

Lately my Mail client can't send my outgoing messages. I have a gmail count, and it's configured properly. I can get the incoming messages all the time, but I can not send any. Also the connection ...
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Save pdf from sender in Mail.app to folder with applescript

Trying to find out how to save email attachments like a pdf to a folder and can't figure out what I'm missing using the following. Any ideas? using terms from application "Mail" on perform mail ...
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How to stop Mail app from downloading mails from Trash?

I have lots filters that move junk mails to trash. But Mail app is downloading all mails from trash every time and wasting bandwidth. How can I configure it to skip trash folder?
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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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Automatically mark Junk mail as read

I've enabled the builtin Mail rules to move junk mail directly to the junk folder. But the messages do not get marked as read, so they are shown/counted as unread in the Mail sidebar. How can I mark ...
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Synching Mail Sent folder on new computer

I have an iMac and a 2009 Mac Pro 4.1. Both run OS X 10.11.3. I recently used Migration Assistant to move data, applications, and settings from the iMac to the Mac Pro. I had some other problems ...
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How to export all emails from a mailbox in Apple Mail

I'm trying to export all emails from an account I have setup and mapped to Apple mail on my computer. There are 1200 emails. The account is no longer active so i'm trying to export all the emails in ...
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OSX Mail how to mark message as not junk

I have some mail messages that OSX Mail puts in my junk folder but does not show the header saying "Mail thinks this message is Junk Mail" and so does not show the button allowing me to mark the mail ...
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El Capitan MacMail added alias still reveals dominate email account

I am trying to add a Google Apps group email address as an alias in MacMail. I receive mail addressed to the group account without issue, but I can't send mail from that group address. I can't add ...
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Replace vertical line with “>” in text copied from Mail and pasted to plain-text

When I copy the text of an email from Mail into a plain-text document, it loses the vertical lines marking replied text. Is there any way to replace those vertical lines with ">" (greater-than signs)?
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Apple Mail 9.2 Gmail app-specific password not accepted and main pw doesn't last

Since I re-activated my Gmail account with 2-step verification on a fresh install of OS X 10.11.3 "El Capitan", I've tried to use a fresh app-specific password for this account on my Mac. Yet, OS X ...
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Use only SMTP server without a mailbox

In Mail.app I have several mail addresses and incoming mail to some addresses is already being forwarded to my primary mail address. I don't want to have an inbox for these secondary emails (I've got ...
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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 "mail@...
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OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 Mail keep quitting unexpectedly. This started happening after the last update

I'm just wondering that why Mail keeps quitting after the 10.10.3 update. The mail app worked fine and I never had to quit it, but now it happens occasionally. Sorry I didn't provide those ...
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How do I uninstall the Apple Mail app and reinstall it?

How do I uninstall Apple Mail app on a Macbook Pro and then reinstall it?
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Copy message_id from selected message

In Mail, when I've selected a message, I would like to have a shortcut to copy the message_id (see my previous question) to the clipboard. How do I manage that? Applescript, I presume?
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How do I create an automator to forward mail?

My parents both have GMAIL accounts. We were wondering if there was a way to forward email so when my dad's account receives email from a certain sender it would be forwarded to my mom's account. ...
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How to empty all emails data when account deleted?

My situation is quite simple and I searched the Internet without any solution to my problem. So I decided to give a try here! I have removed all email accounts (Gmail and Outlook) from my iPhone 5S ...
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How can I embed an image in an Apple Mail signature?

I use Apple Mail daily, and up until recently I could have images inside my mail by referencing an external source. However the external source has since become unavailable, so ideally I would like to ...
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How to re-order accounts in Mail.app (El Capitan)

Since I upgraded to El Capitan the Mail.app was upgraded also (to version 9.2) and the ability to re-order accounts was disappeared. Now I cannot move accounts in the preferences. Who knows is there ...
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Mail doesn't offer any feedback when accepting Exchange invites

When I receive invites via my Exchange account and accept them in Mail I get no feedback from Mail that the invite has been accepted. I see in Calendar that it has been accepted, but nothing is shown ...
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El Capitan Mail.app iCloud email account default email address

Just upgraded to El Capitan OS X 10.11 and my default email account is no longer ending with mac.com but is now me.com. When I try to change this it won't let me save it within the mail.app program. ...
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How to stop receiving mails from a specific account?

Macbook Pro has made my life very miserable, in a struggle to make something out of it, I'm trying to atleast stop receiving mails from my gmail account with out disabling it. My gmail account is ...
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Why is my MacBook Pro (late 2013, Retina) crashing?

So...my Mac had a spinning beach ball of death (SBBOD), and has been having these about once a day for the past two weeks. :-( I manually turned off my computer (held power key), waited ~3 minutes, ...
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Ghost contact folder in Outlook 2016 for Mac

I am migrating from Mac Mail to Outlook 2016 for Mac. When I view the "People" tab and click "Address Book" I see a random contact folder called "MA ANG". I added and deleted this contact folder in ...
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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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Junk mail filter for iPhone via imap

I have: Mac Book Pro running OS X 10.10.2 iPhone 6 Plus running iOS 8.1.3 On my computer I run Mail, which checks the email every 1 min. On my iPhone it runs every 15 mins. So most of the time, ...
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Mail.app @hotmail.com Exchange

Is it possible (in any way!) to enable my @live.nl, @outlook.com, @hotmail.com accounts through Exchange, into the stock Mail application? I'm willing to buy Office 365 for one account (and remove the ...