Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Mysterious sounds of mail activities when using external loudspeakers

When I connect over USB to my MacBook AIR my external loudspeakers ("Philips multimedia 2.0 speakers SPA2201") I sometimes here immediately afterwards sounds of mail activity. Mail.app is opened (as ...
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Restore Send icon in Apple Mail

I have lost the "send" icon on my Apple mail, top right corner How do I restore it?
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Attachments missing from messages in “inbox” folder in apple mail, when using google apps

When using mail.app with google mail (google premier apps) over imap, i have a problem where e-mails come through without showing attachments sometimes. The odd thing is, if i look at the "All Mail" ...
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Why is the send icon in my email indented?

The send icon is indented. When I click on it it doesn't send. What shall I do?
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Get Swipe Left in Mail To Show 'Delete' Instead of 'Archive'

A new swipe-left feature to delete emails was promised to us in iOS 8 for the Mail application. And yet, when I swipe left, it only shows More, Flag and Archive. That is beyond disappointing. How ...
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Mavericks mail.app to/cc header detail white color

my mail.app suddenly stopped showing me to/cc header detail in all emails. I had a better look at it and those headers are there, but are displayed in white color. Details on image: I tried ...
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Extract email address in mail.app

I want to extract the email address of senders in Mail.app. I have received a number of emails from various people, but I haven't stored their information in my contacts book. So, I want to do this in ...
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Format of mail from Apple Mail version 7.3

My work colleagues, who use Outlook, complain that the e-mails I forward to them are not always readable, or have a lot of attachments. Is there anything I can change on my side to prevent this from ...
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Sync mail account settings in Mavericks

I have several IMAP email accounts that I use in Mac Mail. I want to sync those "account settings" across to my iDevices (all on iOS 7). I don't want to enter these accounts manually on each device. ...
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Where does the name come from on Mail.app?

I tried to use OS X's Mail.app, but when I connected it using gmail, the authentication window showed my real name in Chinese character in the first text field. The other two fields are mail and ...
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When directly unzipping a file attachment in Apple Mail, where does it go?

Whenever I get a zip file as an attachment, I can't figure out where the file is actually stored. If I click the file, it is quickly unzipped but I can't for the life of me find where the unzipped ...
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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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How can I see messages I send in Mail iOS Conversation View?

There is one really annoying thing in Mail.app. In email conversation, I don't see my emails. What I expect is something like: =============== me =============== John Doe =============== ...
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how to remove full my GMail “archive” for Apple Mail?

After all the travails of Mail.app, I would leave it behind, not to let it touch my GMail messages again, and free up dozens of GBs disk space in the process. However, simply unchecking "Mail" under ...
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How to set the iphone mail app to send email only

I use my gmail as my primary email address and use the gmail app on my iphone. However, whenever I want to send a picture quickly from my camera roll it uses the default mail app and then proceeds to ...
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no sent folder in mail iOS? Sent messages not being saved nor appearing in osx mail sent folder (if sent from iOS) for IMAP accounts

Just went to check some emails I sent from my iPhone but there is no sent folder? If i go to setting > mail >[account] > advanced the mail 'sent' folder is selected but there isn't one in Mail's ...
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How to find a systems file on Mac

The answer to a previous question (that I share) suggested going to this file ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.mail/Data/Library/Preferences. How does one find that. I don't know what ~/ references ...
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Apple Mail is trying to use certificate and won't send without

I created an account on a website and they installed a certificate on my machine for authentication. I'm not sure how this technically works but the certificate is somehow linked to my GMail address. ...
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How to change the default Mail account in Mountain Lion?

I have 2 mail accounts configured. When composing a new message, it will default to the account for the currently selected mailbox, which is fine. However, when no particular mailbox is selected (when ...
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User stylesheet / formatting for all osx apple apps

I'm increasingly spending lots of time tweaking text formats from one document to the next, updating styles, formats and generally improving them. Is there a way i can export styles from numbers, ...
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Trying to find the board ID for Mac Pro 1,1 (no OS currently installed, can't access terminal)

I'm trying to install Mavericks on an old MacPro1,1 (This one), and I need the correct board ID to properly configure the USB install. I currently do not have any OS installed on the HDD, so I cann't ...
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Mail/iCal: How to decline with text / answer mail?

I am using Mail/iCal with a corporate Exchange server. With Outlook (yuck!) or its "OWA" approximation, I can answer (accept/maybe/decline) with or without editing the reply mail. In Mail or iCal, I ...
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Mail app works on one computer, not another — OS and settings identical

There is NO difference at all in the settings between my laptop and desktop computers. Laptop works. Three mobile devices work. Desktop does not, despite the complete lack of ANYTHING different about ...
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Linking Outlook.com mail account and Mac Mail via Active Sync

Ive setup a new outlook.com account and im trying to add it to Mac Mail, in the past when ive had Gmail account they've allowed me to use IMAP, but with Outlook.com you dont have that option - only ...
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How to sync one or two labels only, from Gmail to Mail.app?

As many are facing the problem of IMAP syncing all the mails of Gmail, I want to know how can one sync specific Gmail labels to Mail.app? For example, if I have Friends, Family, Company1, Company2, ...
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Automatically saving message attachments to a mailbox

I subscribe to a rather odd mailing list, through which I receive emails to which further emails are attached (in eml format). I want to archive those attachments into a dedicated mailbox, all within ...
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ios Mail app shows Welcome to Mail screen even though I have already set up and have been using my account

I have an iPhone 4S currently running ios7.0.4. I have been using the built in Mail app since I bought my phone years ago and it has always worked fine. I have two accounts set up in the app. ...
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Mail certificates: continuously displays password popup

I use a mail certificate issued by GlobalSign. The certificate is in my login keychain. But every time I want to send a signed email it asks me for password to my System keychain. See the screenshot. ...
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Pages 5 - Bullets and numbering are not being copied

I have a Pages 5 document that contains a bullets list. When I try to copy the content of the document into Mac Mail the text is copied without the bullets. That behavioral is reproduced with ...
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Implement a large email archive on a Macbook Pro 13"

I have a large email archive that I need to make accessible on my Macbook. The archive is currently in a Microsoft Outlook PST file from a Windows machine. I'm aware of tools like O2M to convert it to ...
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How to autocomplete with LDAP directory in Mail.app?

Is it possible to have Mail pull matches from an LDAP directory as I type them in the To/Cc/Bcc fields?
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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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Incorrect name keeps appearing in Mail.app account info

I changed my name in iCloud a while ago, and then reverted that change. iCloud.com, the iCloud System Preference pane, and the info that appears in the Internet Accounts entry for the iCloud account ...
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Archive to Gmail Fails, but only when using the Archive Button on the Toolbar

If I try to archive an email using the toolbar 'archive' button I get this error message: "The IMAP command “UID COPY” (to Archive) failed for the mailbox “INBOX” with server error: No folder Archive ...
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How to exclude Mail messages from Finder search?

I want to exclude Mail messages from showing up in Finder search. ->FINDER, NOT SPOTLIGHT<- I have asked this question on other platforms, and I have found the emphasis is very necessary. Yes, ...
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Why can't I see individual email accounts anymore after update to iOS 7.1?

After upgrade to iOS7 on my iPad, I cannot see my individual email accounts anymore. The overview of accounts only shows "All" as an inbox. See this screenshot: I've actually got two different ...
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Email replies on iPhone no longer threaded in Gmail

I noticed that when replying to emails from my iPhone, they are no longer being grouped as a conversation in gmail. (Gmail is on my iphone via an Exchange account.) If I reply to an email via my ...
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Gmail-like keyboard shortcuts in Mail.app (keys without modifiers)

How can I create keyboard shortcuts in Mail.app that do not require modifiers? For example, I'd like j/k to scroll the message pane. Maybe n/p to navigate between messages. Maybe N/P to navigate ...
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how to make Terminal (unix) use Microsoft Outlook instead of Apple Mail

We use Microsoft Outlook at work so I need to be able to use Microsoft Outlook instead of Apple's Mail program when I invoke it in Bash. Can anyone help me associate programs inside of Bash?
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How do I add a program to the “Open With” when I right click over an image in Mail OS X Mavericks

I am using OS Mavericks 10.9.4 and Mail 7.3. I frequently open JPEG images in Photoshop from the mail application. I right click to Open With, and Photoshop used to be an option before I "upgraded" to ...
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Mail Client for mac with Gmail POP3 accounts

I have several pop3 accounts in my gmail account to send/receive email in my gmail account. I use default Mail app for MacOSx, but in this app I can just receive my pop3 accounts (because I create ...
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Graphs of mail messages over time

I'd like to be able to track information relating to how I use email. I'm basically after a better way to visualise when my inbox is going out of control, and I'd historically like to know how much ...
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Can't delete iCloud account from Mail, Contacts, Calendars

When trying to log into iCloud from System Preferences, I'm told [appleid] is already signed in to iCloud To use this as your primary iCloud account, delete it from Mail, Contacts, and ...
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What does Synchronize mean in Mail.app?

In Mail.app, what does Synchronize actually do? How is it different than "Get New Mail?"
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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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In apple mail, with contact photos enabled next to mail subjects, one person in my contact doesn't have his picture show up

In Apple mail for OSX, I have pictures enabled for both the mail list view as well as in the message itself. This works fairly well, grabbing pictures from my contacts except for one person. Their ...
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is there a way to store mail on an external hard drive using apple mail?

I've been trying to save up space and for this reason I'm using the "don't keep copies of any messages" option. I was thinking though, can I instead choose to save all emails and attachments, but an ...
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Export Notes from Entourage to Apple Mail

Is it Possible to export the notes made in Entourage 2008 V 12.0.0 to Apple Mail notes? How do I do it?
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Mail.app stopped showing To: recipients in my header

All of a sudden Mail.app is no longer showing in the header who is receiving the email, be it a group send or even an individual (me). It is there but you have to scroll over that line to see the ...
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Setup Exchange account on Mail.app on only one mac

I want to configure an exchange account on a Macbook. But Apple sets it up as an "Internet account" and sets that up on every mac associated with that apple id. Is it possible to configure it only on ...