Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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What files controls syncing of Smart Mailboxes, Rules, and Signatures across iCloud (Mavericks)

Following a clean (re)install of Mavericks on my iMac I'm having a really frustrating time trying to get aspects of my Mail setup to sync between the iMac and my Macbook Air (also on Mavericks, same ...
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Mail keeps deleting all my signatures

I'm in the process of reinstalling everything after a clean install (Mavericks) on an iMac. Mail seems to be working okay but none of my signatures are showing up in preferences. I have copied back ...
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Apple Mail 8.2 - sorting names in the To field

I would like to alphabetize names as they appear in my TO field when using email. Is there a way to select the names and then sort them inside the field. I've come up short trying different ways. ...
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Adding Line Break to Email Body Content of Mail.app Message Generated in AppleScript

I'm currently using the below script to send out an email with a specified subject, attachment, and body message: on run argv set theSubject to (item 1 of argv) set theAttachmentFile to (item ...
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Issue w/ outgoing email – Google Apps with alias in iOS Mail.app

I get an error message trying to send an e-mail in iOS' Mail.app – "The connection to the outgoing server smtp.gmail.com failed." I used to send e-mails with my current setup just fine and I can ...
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El-Cap Mail app intermittent IMAP connection issues

The issues started occurring after upgrade to 10.11 but not sure if related or not. I have 2 gmail accounts defined on my Mail app. Most of the time (around 70% or so) all is healthy. But every ...
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AppleScript, Mail, & Outgoing Message Visibility

Here's a simple AppleScript for creating and sending messages. tell application id "com.apple.mail" repeat with i from 1 to 5 set newMessage to make new outgoing message at ¬ ...
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Apple-Mail set S/MIME algorithm

Apple-Mail uses DES-EDE3-CBC and SHA1 for new S/MIME-messages. Nowadays, both algorithms are considered as VERY WEAK and probably crackable by security agencies ore even large botnets. Is it somehow ...
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How can I config an email account in Apple Mail with my own domain? [duplicate]

I am using outlook.com for my own email "mydomain.info" but I can not add an account in Apple Mail. I have searched in Ask Different for similar questions. I got this: Personal domain email using ...
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How to split IMAP folders from remote folders in Mail

How can I split up the view between local and remote (IMAP) folders in Mail? Currently it's all integrated in one tree. As I'm only working with IMAP, I only want to see the complete IMAP tree ...
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Apple Mail Classic View

Is there a way to display more than one addressee in the "To" column? Even if the list were cropped, that would be more useful than just seeing the first name of a mail that went to multiple ...
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Apple Mail message highlighting

Apparently my Google-fu is off today or nobody used this feature other than me. Apple mail had a feature that would highlight messages from the same sender with the same or similar subject lines ...
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Custom keyboard layout not working in Mail

I use Ukelele to make a custom keyboard layout. In most (non-Apple) programs this works fine (iTerm, Sublime Text, Adium). In Mail and Calendar it is currently not working, although I believe it ...
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Is there a way to hide the unread count badge in El Capitan depending on the time of the day?

I know how to turn off the unread count badge for the mail icon using the Notifications preference pane from system preferences but I would like to know if it is possible to have it turned off for ...
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Mail Mac automatically creates a link, even if I remove it manually

When composing an email using Mail Mac (OS X El Capitan), if I write something .cc, an hyperlink is automatically created. Since I do not want this, I manually remove the link. Anyway, when the email ...
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The mystery of lost email: why can't Mail.app find some mails in the mailbox?

I have recently upgraded to Yosemite, and eventually to El Capitan. Together with the update I decided to change my mail client from Thunderbird (which I also use on my linux machine) to Apple Mail. ...
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Are Mail rules still applied when a Mac is in Power Nap mode?

I understand that when a Mac is Power Napping it will periodically check for new emails via Mail. Will Mail rules still apply to any new emails that are received when the Mac is in Power Nap mode?
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Flag disappears after reading a message in Mail

In Mail 9.0 (OS X El Capitan) I have set a rule that marks a message with a flag if it satisfies some conditions. When I receive a message which satisfies that condition, it is correctly marked with ...
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How can I zoom in with Mac Mail on a message I am composing?

I am familiar with the Command+ option to zoom in on text within messages received in Mac Mail. However, this command does not seem to work when composing a message. Is there another zoom ...
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Can I make Apple Mail use “m” as the “mark unread” hotkey?

I'd like to make "m" the hotkey for marking emails unread, since that's the same key as every other email or RSS application uses, and command+shift+u is unwieldy. The only place I can find to set ...
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Filter Mail search

How do I search Apple Mail (10.11) for a message containing text and from certain people or other criteria. If I enter a search term I can see messages as search results, but I can't see any other ...
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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 ...