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Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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How to extract contacts from Mail.app

A friend of mine just got her GMail account hacked because of a weak password. The attacker still has control of her account. She was using Mail.app to read her emails. I would like to find a ...
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OS X 10.9.2 sending attachments

I am on a MacBook Pro using OS X 10.9.2, using Mail 7.2 If I try to send an attachment in mail, my finder does not allow me to access files. I thought maybe it was just taking longer after the update ...
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How to import Apple Mail archive files in Outlook 2013?

I need to import Apple Mail archived files in Outlook 2013 on Windows, but every time I open the import wizard and reach the file selection step, I cannot select the archived file. It doesn't even ...
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Configuring Mail.app “From” drop-down menu?

When I write a mail in Mail.app (using MacOS X Mavericks 10.9.2 here), I have this "From" Drop down menu which allows me to select from which of my accounts I want to send that mail. In my case, this ...
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Unread email in Apple Mail in 10.9.2

I have a very annoying problem with Apple Mail. I have used the app ever since 10.2, until now, which I have for the time being changed over to Unibox, which is very nice, although quite slow. ...
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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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PayPal emails go to Spam folder on Mail Mac

I use Mac Mail as my email program and I would like to know why PayPal emails go always to the spam folder. I have tried to make rules, mark PayPal email as VIP contact but nothing works. I would ...
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AppleScript/Automate Mail Tasks

I've been trying to help a coworker automate a weekly email compilation he sends out but haven't yet been able to figure out how address a few specific areas...first I'll explain the situation, then ...
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Where does Mail keep its configuration files?

I had to replace my hard drive and don't have a backup. I do have a copy of my home folder on an external disk but it was a simple copy/paste job. I've been dragging my stuff from that disk to my new ...
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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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How do I do an “or” orperation for a search in Apple Mail?

Can I do a search in Apple Mail that does an "or" on supplied criteria? For example, someone has two email addresses. I want to search for all emails from that person, so I'd like to say "one email ...
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How do I clear the default email client?

I do not want ANY email client as a default. Whenever I accidentally click on a link, Outlook comes up. I do not want ANYTHING to pop up. Uninstalling is not an option. I want Outlook on the ...
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Emails will not be deleted by Mail.app

All of us in the office use the same (remote) email server (via IMAP) but only some of us have this issue: Emails are deleted in Mail.app and go to trash After sometime the email reappears as unread ...
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How to remove a non-existant iCloud mail account from mail?

I have been having problems with my iCloud account not syncing properly with my iOS devices, so I wanted to reinstall the iCloud account. The first thing that I wanted to do was to remove my old ...
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Why is OSX Mail suddenly not showing me the correct messages for “Red Flag”

I just went into my mail as I often do and clicked on the Red Flag filter. Strangely, it's showing four random messages from my ancient history, none of which are flagged. It's not showing the dozen ...
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Mail.app crahes then bogus display and corrupted cache

Since the last Mavericks update (10.9.2) and Mail.app update coming with it (7.2 - 1874) my mail application is regularly behaving badly. Nearly everyday I face crashing and then display issues: ...
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How to access gmail via pop instead of imap in mail.app in iOS 7.1

In iOS 6.x, my iPad and iPhone were connected with pop to gmail accounts. When I delete a message on the iPad or iPhone, the message is NOT deleted on the gmail server. So the message is still in my ...
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At every launch Mail.app welcomes me and downloads my messages

Every time I launch Mail.app it shows the (first launch) Welcome dialog and tells me that to use new feature sin Mail it has to download my messages. I have many many messages in there and I know that ...
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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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Why iPad can't open an email with 'open in mail' option?

I have a stored email (.eml) file that can be downloaded and open with Mail.app on mac. When I tried to open the same email in iPad, I clicked 'open with mail' to launch mail app, but nothing seems to ...
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Mail.app throws connection problems without sending a single packet

I set up a server running Postfix + Dovecot w/ SASL auth and SSL everywhere (actually, STARTTLS). It's about as "bog-standard" as you can get (meaning I followed one of the innumerable cookbooks on ...
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What's the difference between gmail and exchange option when setting up mail on ios 7 (2014)?

This question[1] has a pretty good summary of the options, but it's a year old and both platforms seem to have had some significant changes since then. [1] What is the best way to set up Google mail, ...
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Mavericks Mail.app Text Re-formating Driving Me Bonkers

I send my e-mails in plain text via mail.app. Since the release of Mavericks, there is one auto-correct feature that is driving me bonkers and I'm hoping someone here can point me in the right ...
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How can I convert a text selection to upper case in Apple Mail with a keyboard shortcut

Apple Mail version Version 6.6 (1510) OS 10.8.5 Is there a keyboard shortcut for converting the case for a text selection in the message editor? I know I can right-click and access this from the ...
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Drafts Folder in Mail.app contains messages which have been sent

From time to time my Drafts folder contains an autosaved message that I haven't sent which is nice because I can pick up where I left off creating a new message, but lately most of the messages are ...
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Set default “From” address to none in Apple Mail

In Apple Mail, is there a way to make the "From" address blank so that you are forced to select and outgoing mail server each time you create a new message. I keep sending from the wrong address!!
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Can I place a picture in the email signature on an iPad Air?

I am new to apple, so please forgive the simplicity, but I cannot figure out how to paste my logo pic in my mail signature. I just bought the IPAD Air last week, and I want to set up my company ...
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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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Apple mail and a POP3-only mail account

I have set up a mail account with Apple Mail. What I realized only when it was "too late", the mail server does not provide IMAP (only for a fee), and thus roundabout 100 E-Mails were downloaded and ...
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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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How to do this:typing “ac” to send “COMMAND_LEFT+C”.thanks

It could be kind of amazing to be able to copy and paste by typing "ac" and "av", but still have it type "a" then "c" when you just overlap typing a and c. This could open up a large number of ...
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Add special characters and Emoji to maill.app Menu bar

Mavericks has a wonderful and rich special characters and lots of Emojis to choose from. To call them up one has to press 3 keys (another keyboard short cut to remember :( Is there a way to add ...
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Apple Mail can't load mails with attachments after transfer

Here is the story. My client wanted to move from his shared hosting email platform to google apps. He wanted also to backup around 60.000 emails. So, I opened the Apple Mail and I've made a local ...
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Archive thread in Mail.app when single message is selected

When I have a single message selected rather than the full thread and I click Archive, that message disappears and reappears a few seconds later. I don't actually want to archive a single message, ...
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Removing a given email synced to my iPad?

I set my work gmail account to my personal iPad and now I don't have that job. Since email is not coming in I can assume that either my PW changed or my account was closed from the business or IT. ...
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How to set Mail.app to ask what is the sending address on new mail

I have 10 email addresses (ranging from POP, IMAP, and Exchange) setup in my Mail.app. There are 2 addresses I use primarily. But only one can be labeled Default. Therefore, when "inbox" is selected, ...
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How to fix misaligned date, folder and conversation labels in Mail's messages list?

The date, folder and conversation labels, as shown in Mail's messages list, are misaligned: These labels are supposed to be aligned at 10-15 pixels from the right margin. You can see that in ...
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Mail able to send but not receive

I have found and tried several solutions to why Mail.app (I'm running Mavericks) has not been able to download emails for about 5 hours. I can send just fine, but when I go to my gmail account there ...
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“All” missing from favorites bar in mail on Mavericks

I used to have a choice "All" on the favorites bar in Mail on Mavericks. (This is on an iMac). It has disappeared. Is there a way to get it back?
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Apple Mail App Unread Email Button unhighlighted

After migrating to a new macbook pro using Time machine, my 'Unread Emails' button in the Apple Mail.app is now (one on the bottom right) permanently disabled/un-highlighted/unuseable, even when I ...
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Mail Signature Strange Problem

I have 3 email accounts configured in Mail.app for Mavericks. Account A is Public Gmail. Account B is IMAP. Account C is Corporate Gmail. Created 3 signatures respectively and assigned each account ...
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Is there a way to disable the sorting on click within mail.app?

Let me first tell you my specific problem: I'm setting up mail.app for a senior citizen (read as in bad eyesight, bad hand-eye coordination). I taught a setup were emails would be sorted by ...
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Get rid of Apple Mail and its Databases

I don't like Apple Mail and want it off of my computer... every last bit of it. I am running Mail 7.2 and OS X 10.9.2. and it is absolutely incompatible with GMail. I have now installed PostBox 3 and ...
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Emails in Mail.app disappearing - needs a reload

When I open Apple's Mail it take 2-3 minutes to load my mailboxes (from business Gmail and personal Gmail. When I switch to a different program and then return, my mail boxes are blank and have to ...
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What is the purpose of the numeral to the right of Sent in Apple Mail?

I realize this is not specific to Apple Mail, but recently someone asked me this and I had not a clue of its meaning. I also am having no luck searching Google or Bing for the answer. The closest ...
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Mail prompts me for SMTP password the first email I send

New Mac user here, running 10.9.2 on an air and am running into an annoying issue with Mail. I have setup my Live account and POP is working great but at least the first email I try to send, per each ...
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Saving and managing attachments in the stock iPhone email app?

This has been frustrating me for a long time now. I need to be able to save email attachments (NOT export my attachments to third party apps) There are so many email apps in the appstore but why is ...
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mavericks mail breaking sent folder

For a while now, my sent mail folder has been over/underactive. For over a decade, I've bcc'd myself on emails and handled the incoming bcc from the inbox. This meant I deleted the sent mailbox ...
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My mail rules don't stay on

I've setup one very simple rule that applies to messages from one sender... the rule works just like it should (most of the time). Randomly, after I've restarted Mail the rule will be unchecked, so ...
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How can I fix a Mac OS X Mail SMIME issue that's happening after renewing my certificate

I just renewed my SMIME email certificate after the previous one expired. Now any new mail I write in Mail.app simply disappears after I close and reopen Mail.app. They are not deleted (Trash or in ...