Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Will stored emails on mail app be lost if I restore from a IPSW

I no longer have access to the mail server to which my email client was connected. I am considering upgrading from iOS 8 to iOS 9.0 using an IPSW (not thorough the normal update which will take me to ...
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Mac Mail Client sending and storing duplicates from Gmail

One of my team members approached me today asking about an issue they're having with their Mac Mail Client and Gmail. I am a Linux user and do not have much experience with Mac, but thought I would ...
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IOS 9.1 Mail no longer recognises PKI certs for signing and encryption

I have upgraded from an iPhone 4 to an iPhone 6 and my IOS to 9.1. Mail works fine from IMAP seveers, but Mail no longer recognises the PKI certificate I have installed. The certificate is valid and ...
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El Capitan Mail 9.1: Disable remote content loading for junk mail only

Is there a way to disable the remote content loading only for messages marked as junk? I am aware that I can disable for all messages via Preferences, however I always want to show remote content on ...
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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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Show attachments as icon by default in Mail OS X El Capitan

I would like not to show attachments previews in the app "Mail" in OS X El Capitan, but just show icons. Following the guides, I have tried this command in the Terminal: defaults write com.apple.mail ...
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Mail Connection Doctor still attempting to access deleted Mail accounts

I was testing some email servers and added several email accounts to my Mac. I deleted these accounts afterwards. Now I have only three base accounts in System Preferences > Internet Accounts: ...
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Yosemite 10.10.5 - Accounts not visible in mail app

I am on Mac OSX Yosemite 10.10.5 and using Mail Version 8.2 (2104). This morning I opened the mail app and for some strange reason all of my accounts are not listed over there anymore. The mail app ...
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Cannot delete internet accounts

I'm trying to clean up my "Internet Accounts" but cannot do so... First, I go to the System Preferences for "Internet Accounts": Then I click on each account I want to delete (everything but Gmail ...
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Mail Script that moves messages with download links to a folder

I am a music supervisor and I receive lots of emails with links to download new music. I'd like to sort these into their own folder automatically. Is there anyway to sort emails that have links to ...
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Disable alert e-mails from Mail / Calendar

I recently got a Macbook Pro for work, and am pretty new to the platform. One of the annoying things I noticed, is that after I configured all of my Gmail accounts, I started automatically getting ...
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Moving and deleting email messages fails when offline (OS X El capitan)

Since I upgraded to mail in El Capitan I get the following error when I move or delete a message when I'm offline: "An error occurred while moving messages to mailbox" It used to work fine in ...
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Possible to return to the 3 vertical Mail.app columns?

I tried this option, and now sit with the folders on the left in Apple Mail on my Mac, then vertical preview pane (fine), and my full view message pane disappeared. No amount of 'handle pulling' from ...
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Apple Mail App :: “Erase Junk Mail” is greyed out

I'm running OS X El Capitan, and have 3 Gmail accounts signed into it. For some reason, the Erase Junk Mail menu option is greyed out. How can I use this option?
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How do I get the messages view back in Mail on OS X?

Normally when in the non-classic view in Mail there is list on the left for my mailbox, a list in the middle for my inbox, and a list on the right for the messages contained in a conversation. I don't ...
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Mail App Launches Itself After Prolonged Sleep After El Capitan Install

After installing El Capitan on my mid-2012 MacBook Pro (8GB RAM), my Mail App launches itself after a prolonged sleep (overnight) when I lift the lid. When El Capitan was going through the install, ...
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El Capitan Mail 9.0 won't accept active accounts

(MacBook Air, mid 2013, new install on wiped drive of OS X 10.11 El Capitan) According to "Internet Accounts" preferences, I have five active email accounts: iCloud, gmail, yahoo, americtech.net, ...
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How can I delete an e-mail account without getting into the account?

So I recently had an issue with my phone, went to Apple, and got a replacement phone. I restored my phone from a backup that was created that day, however when I went to restore my backup I had ...
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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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Synchronising flags in apple mail between multiple macs

I have a Macbook Air and an iMac - both using Apple Mail connected to an exchange server. I have now noticed that flagged emails are different and seem to be out of sync between them. I have tried ...
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Mail window opens after resuming from sleep

I have Mail running constantly in the background, but I keep all the windows closed when not using Mail. However, every time I turn on the computer or resume from sleep, Mail opens the default window ...
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Smart Mailbox for all mail not sorted into a Smart Mailbox

Fairly new to mac. I get around over 100 emails a day so sorting is a must. I am going through creating rules for my smart mailboxes but I would like to see all mail that isn't currently getting ...
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Limit smart mailbox keyword search to message body in El Capitan

I have a smart mailbox set up to include all mail that includes my first name, last name, or one of a few other keywords. In combination with a filter for unread messages, this is a great way to find ...
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Help! Mail using 25 GB on laptop

Please help! Don't want to delete them off Gmail's server. Single account, IMAP. I've used DiskX Inventory and 13 GB are Mail Message, 7 are "MAil Message Part", the entire Mail folder is 25 GB. I ...
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Using AppleScript to Send Email from Mail.app to Multiple Addresses

I am able to successfully send out an email with an attachment to a single email address using the code below: on run argv set theSubject to (item 1 of argv) set theAttachmentFile to (item 2 ...
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Hide Mail from showing in Spotlight but keep Messages

I want to remove Mail from Spotlight as I don't use it on my Mac. However, the only way to do this is to uncheck "Mail & Messages" from being indexed on Spotlight in Preferences, here: ...
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Mac Mail.app - Stop it from opening separate window per mail

I'm using Mac Mail.app which is mostly okay but I've got one feud with it - Whenever I click a mail notification, it opens a new window per that mail. And then, what happens is, when I want to switch ...
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iOS 9 push not working for Mail app

I am using a iPhone 16GB on iOS 9.0.2. I have always been using the default Mail app for emails. Since, iOS 8, the push used to work perfectly. On iOS 9, the push is delayed by quite a while. ...
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Is there anyway for Applemail to save all attachments and to be able to export it?

I recently just finished graduate school and so my university has told me that I am to have the mail account disabled. They further suggested that I download all mail so that I don't lose any precious ...
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Cannot see/accept/decline invitations from Exchange

My wife and I send each other calendar invitations from time to time. She is on an Exchange account, while I am not. I have a variety of email accounts, including iCloud, Gmail, and non-iCloud, ...
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Problem With Mail Changing My Smart Mailbox Rule

I have a Smart Mailbox that I previously set up to show messages in the inbox from one of my privately hosted email accounts and my iCloud account (to which I basically re-route all my mail from my ...
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How do you edit someone's iCloud contacts with a different iCloud account/e-mail address?

Okay, so I've been searching far and wide to figure out how to do the following: I need to edit my boss' iCloud contacts. Usually I log into her iCloud but she does not want me to do that anymore ...
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Mac Mail not working still after trying all the above suggestions.?

I have done all of the things suggested. I have three emails I receive though mac mail (Aol,Google, and Yahoo). They were working fine until a few days after I upgraded to El Capitan, if that makes ...
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apple mail with el capitan does not scroll the bottom window of a message

Since installing El Capitan on 2009 iMac, in Apple Mail, a selected message contents does not scroll in the bottom window when the mouse scroll wheel is used, or when the down arrow key is pressed. ...
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Issue with Apple Mail after upgrading to El Capitan

My boss upgraded his MacBook to OS X El Capitan, and after doing so, Apple Mail started downloading again all mail messages from the server. As he has around 130K mails stored on the server, this ...
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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 ...
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El Capitan Outgoing Mail server problems

Just upgraded to El Capitan on my Mac mini. Mail has a problem though I have multiple mail accounts set-up The outgoing SMTP smtp server for all accounts is NONE If I assign one from the drop list ...
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Disable contacts and event detection banner in El Capitan Mail

I would like to remove the new 'events' and 'contacts' banners that appear across the top of my incoming mail. I never use them, and they are distracting. Does anyone know how to turn them off?
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Mail App timing out and having trouble getting and sending mail

I'm using El Capitan now...but this problem existed with Yosemite too. I keep getting error messages that say either could not connect to server or the server returned the error: Connections to the ...
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Merging two email accounts in El Capitan

After the upgrade, El Capitan duplicated my Gmail account, which is now both as POP and IMAP (that is because I set up my Google Internet account in Yosemite, but I never set up the IMAP account in ...
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Mail aliases El Capitan

I used several aliases on my gmail account that was configured in mail.app. After upgrading to El Capitan, those aliases just vanished. There is an option in Preferences>Accounts>Account ...
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Mail app is multiplying mails when saving them

When I'm writing an email with Mail, the email is going to be saved automatically each "X" minutes. The thing is, it is saved in my Archives folder every times it gets automatically saved ; that means ...
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Extending searching into the archives folder in Mail.app

When I'm doing a search into my mailbox, Mail is not looking into the archives folder, and that is pretty annoying. I checked "Look into every folder" into the preferences, but it doesn't change ...
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Apple Mail: how to make its behavior the same as Google Mail — smtp from another address

I set up my GMail such that anyone who receives my mails will read From: my other address. This, however, does not apply when I am using Apple Mail, and I wonder what would be the proper way to make ...
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Mail notifications without Mail.app

This is an odd request I'm sure, but does anyone know of a way to get mail notifications without setting up Mail.app? I check my Gmail and Outlook (not my choice) via a browser due to often limited ...
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El Capitan Email frozen

I have just downloaded El Capitan. Everything is great except email -- after installing El Capitan I tried to open Mail... each time I open I get a window that says: Mail Upgrade Upgrading ...
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mail activity window in el capitan

Since upgrading to el capitan a couple of days ago, activity window in mail does not work. I do receive emails, but can no longer see or check mail through the activity window when i want, have to ...
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OS X El Capitan mail folder issue

I upgraded my Macbook Pro this morning to Version 10.11, and all my personal mail folders disappeared with up to 24 months of archived and must needed emails. They still show up on my iPhone 6...and ...
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El Capitan not grouping Mail duplicates

In earlier Versions of Apple Mail if there are multiple mails of the same content, i.e. in Inbox and in Sent, Mail would show "1 duplicate" in the upper right. This seems to be gone in El Capitan Mail ...
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After closing a new message window in Mail the app crashes

Mail opens with a new message window. Closing it shuts it down mail unexpectedly with this code: Process: Mail [918] Path: /Applications/Mail.app/Contents/MacOS/Mail ...