Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Mail Password Bug

I have been having an issue with Mail.app. After I create an account, even if i do define the password (whether it be via programmatically doing so using applescript OR manually), after I save my ...
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How to Sync Gmail's “Other” Contacts with OS X Yosemite (Mail.app and Contacts) and iOS Mail

I'm trying to get Mail.app on OS X Yosemite to autocomplete contacts on my Gmail "Other" group - i.e. the contacts google creates for you once you've sent them an email. I have a Google "Internet ...
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mac mail “remove attachments” moves message, but doesn't remove attachments

I'm using mac mail v7.3 in mavericks on an iMac. I'm trying to trim the size of my inbox and SENT mailboxes using Message > Remove attachments. First I sort, say, the inbox by size to identify the ...
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Disabling “access to contacts” dialog box with terminal

I am trying to disable the following dialog box that pops up all the time when I open Mail.app: Is there a way to do so using terminal? Thanks!
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“Apply Rules” to Sent Mail folder in OS X 10.9 Mavericks does not work

Any idea why in Mail 7.0 (part of OS X 10.9 Mavericks,) when I select a group of messages in the Sent Mail folder and do Message --> Apply Rules command, nothing happens? (In prior versions of OS X ...
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Apple Mail: move message to another account or local folder and delete from the original account

When I move a message from one account to another (by dragging, or "Move to"), or to a local folder, I expect the message to be deleted on the original account. However, what Apple Mail does is ...
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Can the default font size for “Email this Page” text be changed in Mountain Lion?

In Mountain Lion, Safari has a new method of "Email this Page" which opens up a new mail message where the web content can be shown as a page, pdf, or a link. If one chooses "Link", the font type and ...
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Mail.app import from Entourage failed

I am trying to import my entire folder structure from Entourage 2008 to Mail on a Mac running OS X 10.5.8. First I tried to export the whole email database from Entourage to the Desktop as a .rge ...
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Is Yosemite Mail caching signature files? How can I get around that?

I created a little script that looks up a random signature from an ever-growing list of quotes I have and modifies the HTML of my signature file to insert the quote into place. I trigger this script ...
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How do I revert the default mail client back to Mail from GMail?

I downloaded Google Chrome and it automatically changed my default mail reader from Mail to GMail in Chrome. I went to the preferences section of Mail and didn't see an option to make Mail the default ...
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How to specify SMTP server to use in Yosemite Mail

I have one single email Account configured in Mail. But in reality, I have multiple email addresses that I use for different purposes, and all of these addresses are entered (separated by commas) in ...
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No email notifications when Mail.app isn't running?

On Mountain Lion, I don't get email notifications in Notification Center when Mail.app isn't running. This is not the expected behaviour (it is inconsistent with the Mail.app behaviour on iOS) and ...
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Apple Mail does not seem to connect to my IMAP server

I have my own Mailhosting, and am moving servers. Thunderbird works fine with the new Server IP. However, Apple Mail seems to fail and to silently ignore the new server. I am using Courier IMAP and ...
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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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Archive folder not appearing in IMAP account on Mail.app

I have a standard IMAP account configured in Mail.app (on Mountain Lion). That account contains a folder called Archive, which does not appear on the list of folders on the left. However, it does ...
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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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Embed SVG image in email composed in mail.app?

Is there any way to embed an SVG in an email? If I try to attach it the same way I'd embed an image file, it comes out as an attachment, rather than a visible image. For some content (e.g. charts, ...
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Yosemite upgrade causing Mail to crash

I upgraded to Yosemite on my 2011-12 iMac, from system 10.6.8. It worked to a point, but with major problems with the mail - crashing and not working, basically.My Mac tech said it "should work"...but ...
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Deleting mail without selecting next one in Yosemite

Is there any hotkey to delete mail in Mail.app without selecting next message in Yosemite? In Mavericks it was "Option + backspace" ...
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My erase junk mail is grayed out

The option to erase junk mail does not show up when I right click and in the menus it is grayed out. Any idea how to get it back. I am running Yosemite, 10.10 on an iMac. I couldn't find anything ...
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Why do mail signature is being set back if I do not lock file?

I followed some tutorials and created a HTML signature for Mail Programm. I used my HTML code inside a .mailsignature file, saved the file,checked it as "Locked" and now I'm able to use my signature ...
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Are there special boolean search operations (AND,OR, NOT) for iOS mail app?

I got like 11000 emails available through the iOS mail app, and single keyword search no longer works for me. I would like to exclude specific words, like in google: (food -fast). Are there special ...
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How to attach pictures in “View As Icon” mode in Mail

When attaching a picture file to an email in Mail, I would like the presentation to default to "View as Icon" but it defaults to including the open picture embedded in the email. How do I change the ...
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Mail client sending duplicate replies

I have my OS X Mail client setup with one GMail and one Outlook account. They both use IMAP. I have an issue that every time I reply to a message I send two identical replies (from the same hotmail ...
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How do I adjust the time Mac Mail takes to mark messages “read”?

It takes a number of seconds before Mac Mail marks a message as "read". I would like for it to take no more than 0.5 seconds, though instantaneous would be best. How can I adjust the time required to ...
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Making an inactive mailbox active

I made one of my mailboxes inactive. How do I make it active again?
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how can i block email attatchments from downloading?

i just got the iPhone 5 and connected my Gmail account to the mail app. however Verizon charges through the nose for data, and i realized that the most data that i chew up is through email ...
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Creating an account and sending mail using applescript

I'm trying to use applescript to do two things: Create an account in Mail.app Using that account, send an email in Mail.app I'm having an issue with creating an account on Mail.app mainly because ...
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How to setup Gmail SMTP server for OSX Mail with 2-step-verification and App-specific password?

Haven't been able to solve this problem with the threads such as here. My Gmail stops always working after a while, perhaps after accessing it in different WIFI network or something like this -- it ...
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sync mail folders between desktop and iphone

I access two different gmail accounts using IMAP in Mail. I organize those accounts into folders on my Mac (both gmail accounts go into the same folders). As soon as I put an email into a folder, I ...
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I am using Yosemite - but my Mail is v 8 - how can I upgrade Mail?

I want to use an auto configure for my new email address - but it says it can't do it automatically because my email program isn't a v10+. What is the problem - is there a Mail upgrade??
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Mail Envelope Index files in use by other program

I routinely copy my Mail data between my two computers I use in different cities, copying any changes in Users ▸ [me] ▸ Library ▸ Mail from one to the other via a portable hard drive. This method ...
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In Mail, Cmd-Opt-Ctrl-F does something unexpected

I would like to assign Cmd-Opt-Ctrl-F to flag an email item, but that combination in mail is already assigned somewhere, and I cannot find where that is. It is not in System Preferences > Keyboard > ...
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How to selectively (un)subscribe IMAP folders in 10.9 Mail.app

I cannot find a way to selectively subscribe to IMAP folders in Mail.app in 10.9 Is there a way? Am I missing something there? It seems the IMAP implementation in Mail.app is still quite buggy and ...
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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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Mail 5.1 - Mark as unread bug?

If I am currently on email "A" and I right click on another email within the same account (email "B"), and "Mark as unread," the message shows it is marked as unread for a split second, then marks as ...
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Show actual image size inside Apple Mail

Apple Mail offers the option to decrease or increase the size of an attached image. The options are "small", "medium" and "big". But how can I display the actual size in KB or MB? I am using ...
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How can I separate mailboxes completely in Mavericks's Mail application?

How can I separate mailboxes completely in Mavericks's Mail application? I don't want any of this integrated inbox/folders with the same name feature. I just want clean/separated mailboxes with their ...
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Mail from AOL, font to small Fix?

I know that Mavericks removed the PreferPlainText preference, but I have a client that uses AOL and must use the web-client that always created HTML formatted emails with a text size of 10px.... I ...
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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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Apple Mail: Save Disk Space or only load some Mails

I have a DiskSpace Problem on my SSD on my Macbook. So my Question is, is there any possibility to download only a few Mails (like on iOS - the first 200 Mails) or does have anybody of you out there a ...
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iPhone Mail.app - Showing Disabled Email Accounts

I have lots of emails on my iPhone from an old account that I no longer use. Mail reminds me often that it cannot connect to the account. When I uncheck the account from email preferences, the ...
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Can't Seem to Install .pem File Properly

Okay, so I'm trying to setup encrypted (S/MIME) e-mail between two users. I've managed to do it one way, but am having trouble getting the reverse to work. I was under the impression that a signed ...
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Mail - Is there a way to hide the “count” beside specific mailboxes?

I'd like to keep my Flagged mailbox visible and I'd still like the regular Inbox to show the count of unread email. However, I'd like to remove the number being displayed beside both the Flagged ...
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mail filtering bug (Mail.mdimporter)

Sometimes my email is not getting parsed into the Spotlight database correctly. Email addresses on the To: line do not all get added to the kMDItemRecipients or kMDItemRecipientEmailAddresses ...
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How to archive Mails into subdirectories with Lion Mail.app

My Mail.app 5.3 is connected to an IMAP Account. When I use the handy feature to archive mails, it moves them into an IMAP-Folder called Archive. Before I accidentally learned about this archiving, I ...
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Is Exchange faster than IMAP with Mac Mail?

I have subscribed to a new email provider that provides both "Exchange" and IMAP. I am familiar with IMAP so I configured it on OS X Mail, but it is extremely slow, with occasional timeouts… I am ...
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Mail App Won't Start (OSX 10.10 Yosemite)

I recently purchased a new Macbook Pro Retina (15-inch, Mid 2014). I installed a few normal programs (DropBox, 1Password, etc.). I did not open the Mail app at all. I then upgraded to Yosemite. After ...
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Trouble sending emails in Apple's Mail Application

I can't send any emails on one of my email accounts in Apple's Mail application even though I can receive emails with this account. My other accounts send and receive. I have no problem sending from ...
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Mavericks does not delete Gmail emails

I use the built-in Mail.app client to fetch my Google Mail emails using IMAP. If I delete an email in any mailbox except trash using the delete button, Mail.app puts the email in the corresponding ...