Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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How do I clear email and message “recents” for good

I just spent a great deal of time clearing all "recents" from the mail and message apps on my iPhone (iOS 8.4.1). Went through the entire alphabet and numerals, one at a time. For each character, I ...
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Why is a rule applied to a message in Mail?

In Mail v.7.3 (1878.6), messages from a sender appear with a Rule applied to them (background is blue) but I did not create a Rule for that sender's messages. The Rule matches one I created for ...
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Need an Applescript to handle specific incoming mail.

Here's what I'd like the Applescript to do: upon receiving an email (I'm using Apple Mail) from a specific address, I'd like, firstly, that email to be deleted (not just moved to trash), and secondly, ...
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How to get Apple Mail badge (n. of unread messages) from script?

I'd like to know in a (applescript|bash|python|whatever) script, running on my Yosemite OS X, the sum of unread messages in all accounts of the Apple Mail application - in other words, the same number ...
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Swipe settings in El Capitan Mail.app

This is a different question from this. Is anybody able to develop a Terminal command that will change the behaviour of swipe settings in Mail? By default swipe right is 'Mark as Unread/Read' while ...
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Wrong name on Mail app

I'm using Yosemite and I've added my Google account to my Internet Accounts and when I receive emails to that account the name is displayed as Holidays in New Zealand. This is somehow funny and wrong. ...
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How to send emails programmatically using scripting bridge if sandboxing is enabled

How to send emails using mail scripting bridge after enabling sandboxing. I am able to send mail before enabling sandboxing but failing after enabling it. As per my understanding, user permission is ...
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yosemite mail remove self from cc list

When I select "Reply All" using Apple Mail my email address automatically gets added back in the original field it appeared in the original message; i.e. if I was CC'd on an email, my address will ...
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Upgrading to El Capitan GM Candidate loses all Exchange folders in Mail

I upgraded from current Yosemite to the El Capitan GM Candidate this morning. For work, I have an Exchange account with a bunch of folders in Apple Mail. Upon starting Mail after the upgrade, my ...
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Last sent e-mail from Mail.app

Is there any way to get the last sent e-mail from Mail? It can only access the top level sent mailbox. tell application "Mail" set mabo to the sent mailbox set selected to messages of mabo ...
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Is it possible to choose language for spell check for each individual mail?

I commonly write mails in different languages and would like to have the spell checker function with that. Previously I have been using Thunderbird on both my macs and linux machines, but recently I ...
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Automatically detect and maintain account settings

I'm having problem with sending mail via SMTP where the error is username and password does not match, even though they are most certainly correct as the IMAP works. My host wants me to try to ...
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My Macbook keeps getting hung-up when signing into mail

This problem is relatively new. I am running Yosemite with all updates completed. Each day for the past week I get an (!) in a triangle near one or more of my mail accounts (gmail usually or any that ...
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Apple's “Mail” does not show when opened

I just upgraded to Yosemite and opened my "Mail" programme, and at first everything worked fine but when i closed it and wanted to open it again at a later time the app tells me its open (by showing ...
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Outgoing email for calendar alerts

I have multiple email accounts in Mail (Gmail, Exchange) and multiple calendars are set in Calendar. I got email alerts from Calendar that are sent with my Exchange email (Google Calendar alerts too). ...
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Applescript to change subject line

I have been looking up for the last two days and found a few applescripts that claimed to change the subject lines. But none of them seem to be able to change/set the subject line. What do you guys ...
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Restore old attachment files from Mail app

I have Mail.app connected with my gmail account.I havent use mail app for year, during this time, I deleted some attachments on my gmail account (in GMAIL web API). Is there any way how to get them ...
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Unable to send email with Mac Mail via Mailgun

Beginning in July of 2015, I've been unable to send mail using the Mailgun SMTP server using Mac Mail. To add a Mailgun account, I go to Mail > Preferences and under Account Information > Outgoing ...
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How can I access an iOS Mail password stored in Keychain?

I upgraded my wife's iPhone to a newer model but she can't remember her Yahoo mail password which is stored in Keychain on her old phone. She uses the standard iOS Mail app which successfully fetches ...
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Mac Mail won't launch on iMac G5 Yosemite

My mail app crashed yesterday and won't relaunch now. I've tried logging out and restarting, as well as Disk Repair in Utilities.
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Apple Mail script/plugin for moving mail between accounts

I need a script/plugin for moving mail, in the Apple Mail app, between accounts (online ↔︎ online and/or online ↔︎ local). The standard build-in move option isn't reliable enough, at least from my ...
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Email won't load on iPhone 4s

Lately my iPhone 4s has been glitching a lot. The latest thing to not work is email. I try to load it and it says "Cannot Get Mail. The mail server 'imap.gmail.com' is not responding. Verify that you ...
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Restoring from TM backup causes Mail to import and eat up HD space on Mac Air

I use a MacBook Air 256 GB HD on Yosemite 10.10. I recently noticed large date range of emails gone missing. Rebuilding the mailbox did not solve the problem so I decided to restore my entire Mac from ...
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Deleting mails from Apple Mail Yosemite 10.10.5

In my previous iMac which was 8 years old, I had it set up to be able to automatically connect to my usual @outlook.com account whenever I clicked on the mail icon to forward a webpage to someone. ...
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how many emails does my mac book air archive hold?

I am saving emails in the archive option on my macbook air. What is the quantity limit??
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Mac mail prevent mark as read

I am working on a mac running OSX 10.10.5 and I am using Apple mail. When I am reading an email I want to prevent the email from being marked as read instantly. I would rather mark it myself, or have ...
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How to block an email thread from notifications in Yosemite

Is there a way to block a specific email thread from notifications in Yosemite without turning notifications off for email? I am using mail.app.
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iPhone 6 mail app delays

I am using iPhone 6 native app as my email client. I recently did the latest update and I have noticed that I've been receiving my email notifications a bit late or delayed. The notifications are ...
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Mac OSX Mail processing millions of unknown Incoming emails

I don't know why my Mail is processing Millions of mails ..but obviously I don't have that many mails.. I wonder what is happening to my mail client as it is roaring my CPU quite seriously.
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I'm having trouble setting up my email for my Mac, it's version 10.7.5

I received my brother-in-law's old Mac as a gift. When we tried to switch from his email to mine, the app won't accept my password or connect online. Does anyone know to fix this? The Mac still has ...
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Why won't Apple Mail open after install of OS X El Capitan 10.11? Any ideas?

I have installed the latest beta of OS X, El Capitan 10.11. The mail app said it needed to index mail. when it finished that process the mail app crashed. Now it refuses to open. Mail has been ...
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Disable Mail's “Image Size” from remembering last used setting

I almost always want mail to send a "Actual Size" image. However sometimes having mail automatically resize an image to "small/medium/large" is handy. However, after doing so Mail remembers the last ...
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Edit HTML in a forwarded message using Mac Mail

I have an email that I want to forward to someone. However I would like the edit the html of the email. I can see the source option-command-u, but I don't see how to edit it in my forwarded email. ...
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Mac Mail App - Lot's of flagged emails: getting rid of it

I recently bought a MacBook and now I am trying to understand how to use the native email client. I use only an iCloud and a Gmail account to handle email, and most of my important emails are in ...
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Smart Mailbox and Any Recipient rule not working

I've had a few smart mailboxes in Apple Mail which have worked fine so far, but I've noticed some odd behaviour lately (which may or may not have been there before). Mailbox rules: Date received - ...
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How can I use smtp to connect email to mail client

Right so we have set up a mail server for our company that does not use imap nor pop at the moment, it is based on smtp port 25 and I can't figure out how to link it with my mail client as it always ...
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Accidentally deleted all Mail - How can I get it back?

In Apple Mail, I accidentally marked all messages in the Inbox folder as Junk (I meant to mark as read) and it appears all mail was deleted permanently. My Mailbox Behaviours specify Yet the ...
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How to delete unwanted Sender (me) addresses in OS X Mail

I have a few email addresses in the dropdown list of Senders (i.e., my own email addresses that I send mail From) which are obsolete. One of them includes the string "4Q2delist@mac.com" which I never ...
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How to organize/receive emails on one account while sending from another

I have had a Yahoo account for a number of years and recently got a Gmail account. Since my Yahoo account has all my emails since forever saved into folders that are helpful for me to keep organized, ...
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How to check “to” and “from” fields for same e-mail domain in Mac OS Mail App?

The client I work for has their on e-mail address, and I also have my the company e-mail address. In order words I have something like email[at]client.com and email[at]company.com All client ...
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Extra characters are added to a file when opened via ios Email application

I am having the following scenario: I send a file to my email address If i download the file from my Mac, the downloaded file is the same as the original file If i forward the file to myself using ...
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Mail Failed to Load After Changed Gmail Password or Enable TFA

This happens after either you change your gmail password or enable Two Factor Authentication. Anyone faced this before and how did you resolve this? Thanks.
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Can't send or receive e-mail via Mail

I've tried multiple e-mail accounts and can't get my computer to talk to the e-mail server. I've loaded and re-loaded the SMTP and IMAP settings. Everything seems in order, but it just doesn't want ...
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Sort Apple Mail by “replied to”

I'd like to sort my email on whether I've replied to it or not. Apple Mail puts a little replied to icon to the left of whatever emails I've replied to so I know this filter exists. Thoughts on ...
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How can I set the default alert settings for calendar events added from Mail

By hovering over a date or time in Mail, you can add a calendar event. However, by default, all of the events I add in this way do not give me any kind of notification before they occur. The only way ...
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Email message duplicated from AppleScript

I'm using the following AppleScript within a rule to auto forward emails to Evernote. The issue I'm seeing is the email is duplicated in Evernote. Within Evernote the note contains the email twice. ...
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Create a directory in Mail to categorize emails from Exchange

I want to create some folders in Apple Mail so that I can put in some important mails in there. This can be easily done in Outlook, but is there also something similar on Mac? I saw that there is a ...
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Updating Apps to discover an unrecognized email linked to my account

Three of my current apps on my iPhone 6 require updates (What's App, Instagram and Skype). When I attempt to update them, an email address that I do not recognize comes up as linked to those ...
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MacBook Mail Issue

I added an new Gmail account to my Mac OS X Mail app in the Dock and it says it's there except I don't get email from that particular account. I opened up the setting for the email and this image is ...
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How to search Mac OS X Mail by List-Id?

I would really like to search based off the header List-Id but I haven't found a way to do this yet. When I type List-Id: <blah@group.company.com> into search, I get no results