Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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How can I reduce the size of the Mail app on my iPhone 5 - it continues to grow

How can I reduce the size of the Mail app on my iPhone 5 - it continues to grow. I have two email accounts on my iPhone: Cox and Gmail. Each accounts have few messages in their respective Inbox. ...
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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 ...
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How to force Mail.app to ask for Gmail password?

I recently changed my Gmail account's password. The account in Mail.app is offline as expected ("Login Failed"), but there seems no way to input the new password: There is no password input field in ...
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Mac Mail. display account choice

The drop down menu on draft emails, to allow me to choose which account to use to send mail from has disappeared! I cannot find how to get it back. How is this done?
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mail.app rejecting correct password for gmail accounts

Mail.app has stopped accessing several of my gmail accounts. It gives the generic error "Mail can't connect to the account "xxxx". Enter the password for user "myusernamehere". When I enter the ...
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Mail Failing to Send SMTP Password

Very frustrating issue started yesterday with Mail suddenly deciding that it's not going to send my SMTP password to my outgoing mail server. Nothing else has changed, it just suddenly isn't working. ...
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My cursor is wrong in certain apps (Safari, Chrome, Mail)

I have this weird issue, where my cursor isn't changing to a pointer (or any other cursors) when I'm browsing the web or in Mail. MBPr mid 2012, OS X Yosemite, Safari 8 Anyone knows how to fix ...
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How to make Airmail to open mailto: protocol link?

I have searched for this but I can't find anything in search results answering this query. When I click on mailto link given in a mail inside Airmail,it opens Mail.app window instead of opening it ...
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How to print and email PDF from any OS X application on PDF letterhead?

On the Windows PC there is a nice eDocPrinter PDF printer driver from Iteksoft that prints from any Windows application to a PDF file overlayed with a PDF of the corporate letterhead and even attaches ...
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How can I hide the Resent-from header in Mail?

Looking at Apple's Mail: Show detailed message headers, it sounds like I shouldn't be seeing Resent-from headers, because I have the View->Show message headers preference set to "Default." The ...
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Extract links from email based on the anchor text, not the href

I am putting together an Automator workflow that will allow me to bind a hotkey to a Smart Mailbox listing and effectively automate the task of clicking "Unsubscribe" in emails which have that text ...
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El Capitan Mail: How to cancel processes in Activity window?

I've found a number of questions about the "floating" behavior of the Mail Activity window in El Capitan. I have a different question: In all previous versions of Mail.app, processes in the Activity ...
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What is “Paused (On Battery)” mean in Mail.app?

I saw the message "Downloading Messages Paused (On Battery)" in Mail.app in El Capitan. What does this mean? The MacBook was plugged in to the wall, not running on battery. What would cause ...
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Search for emails from not a particular user or subject in Apple Mail

I am using Apples's Mail application for a while. I know that to search for mails from a particular user, I need to use from: abc@gmail.com But I need to search for emails that are not from a ...
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What's the opposite of “stop evaluating rules” in Mail.app?

I'm using Apple computers for a really long time now. One thing I never understood how to use "stop evaluating rules" in Mail.app. As far as I understand it, this action stops all subsequent rules, ...
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Really strange issue with iOS intermittently not connecting to IMAP server on home WiFi

For the past week I have been intermittently receiving the following error message when trying to refresh the emails in my IMAP inbox on my iPhone 6 with iOS 9.2.1: "The mail server mail.server.com is ...
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How do I get Mail.app to stop asking about iCloud?

I upgraded OS X to El Cap, and it's working fine, except whenever I create a new mail in Mail.app (cmd-N), it says there's a problem with iCloud, and offers to take me to System Preferences to change ...
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Apple Mail: Only TLS v1.0 supported

I'm on OS X 10.11.3 I can't connect to mail servers running only TLS version 1.2 or 1.1 with Apple Mail. IMAP as well as SMTP connections are always established using TLS 1.0 Could that be correct? ...
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How can you access Apple Mail from Apple script?

I want to archive old emails ( say, older then 7 days ) from my inbox automatically with an applescript scheduled via cron. To be honest, I am open to other Apple-friendly languages such as Swift or ...
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Apple Mail freezes or crashes during IMAP sync with gmail

I have this problem that bothers me a few weeks now. In my Apple Mail on MacBook Pro I have 4 Mailboxes. One of them is Gmail synced via IMAP. When I open the app everything works fine for about an ...
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Since 10.11.1 Mail spends most of the time unable to connect to servers

After years of working smoothly, through many OS updates, including 10.11.0, my Apple Mail client now only succeeds in connecting to servers intermittently since updating to 10.11.1. I'd estimate that ...
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Default email signing with OS X Mail

I have both a GPG key and an SSL certificate. I am able to sign emails by choosing OpenPGP or S/MIME in the upper right corner of the window: I can then activate the signing by clicking the ...
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Rules in Apple Mail do not immediately apply

I have set some rules for my MacBookPro Mail app. For example, when an email from a particular sender is received, that email is coloured with a certain background color. The problem is that the rule ...
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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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Mail - Doesn't save draft via apple Mail

Recently moved to a new email server, since moving the mail software has issues saving daft emails which won't show up on mail or the server. I've confirmed it's not the server as using a webmail or ...
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Add “Send As” from mail

I have few accounts on my gmail account that I can "Send As". Using iOS mail app how can I add those accounts?
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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 ...