Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Inbox empty using OS X Mail with outlook.com account (IMAP)

I set up my outlook.com account with the OS X (10.9.1) Mail app using IMAP, pretty much as suggested in this link except that the latest mail app has no option to keep the account offline before it is ...
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Apple Mail does not seem to connect to my IMAP server

I have my own Mailhosting, and am moving servers. Thunderbird works fine with the new Server IP. However, Apple Mail seems to fail and to silently ignore the new server. I am using Courier IMAP and ...
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How to move Mail data to an SD card?

I have MBA 128 GB, and my local Mail cache is too large to be stored on the HD. Now, I have the external 16 GB SD card plugged in via compact Nifty adapter. It's always mounted. How can I set up ...
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How do you edit Internet Accounts in shell?

I created two IMAP accounts in Mail app. However I had to enter two wrong email address/passwords to be able to manually set my hotmail as IMAP. e.g. one is sdsd@erer.com When I view them in ...
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AppleScript counts multiple Mail messages

In this AppleScript on Mavericks: tell application "Mail" activate set viewer to the first message viewer set msgList to selected messages of viewer end tell set msgCount to 0 repeat ...
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Mail.app stopped accepting password for one of my Gmail accounts

All of a sudden Mail.app has stopped accepting the password for one of my Gmail accounts. It works perfectly well for other accounts, some non-Gmail, but this particular account has just died. ...
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Emails are automatically marked as read after a few seconds

I have a problem that potentially causes me to miss important email: An incoming message is automatically marked as read after a few seconds. One can watch how a new email is at first unread in the ...
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AppleScript for moving mail messages to OmniFocus is creating duplicates in OmniFocus

I'm trying to customize this script to import all flagged mail messages in Mail.app to Omnifocus, then unflag and archive the message. It works, but it creates many duplicates in the Omnifocus inbox ...
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Apple Mail / Maps 'NSWindow Frame' .plist

Does anyone know where this string is located for Mail/Maps on Mavericks? I looked in ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.mail.plist and it only lists a few entries, no NSWindow Frame. Cannot find for ...
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Key command for “archive” showing up on one machine but not another?

This is weird: Have mail.app running on two machines. Both running Mail 7.1 build 1827 on OSX 10.9.1. In the "message" menu, there is now an "archive" command. One one machine, this key command is ...
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Mail.app can't connect to network (can't reach servers)

One day I woke up and could not use my Mail.app anymore :( Mail can't connect to any my account related server, either POP, IMAP or SMTP Why ? I don't know. In Log file I see that: When I try to ...
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How to remove old identities from Mail?

I previously had four e-mail accounts (and thus four identities) set up in the Mail app. I have now removed two of these accounts but when I compose a new e-mail the "From" drop-down box still lists ...
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Differentiate Msgs. To Apple Mail Aliases in IOS

Is it possible to easily differentiate email messages sent to your different Apple Mail App Account Aliases on your iOS devices by color, order, etc., as is possible on OSX? Otherwise, everything ...
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How to add an account in Apple Mail without downloading older messages?

I recently took on a position in an organization, and with it I gained access to the organization's e-mail account. I would like to add the account to Apple Mail. The organization has been around ...
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Email alerts (dock icon and app sidebar) arent showing up in any more in 10.9

Ive just switched to osx 10.9 and one thing that ive noticed isnt working are mail alerts in the mail.app side bar and dock icon. Ive got several email account all of them gmail - some gmail.com and ...
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Make OS X Mail show the most recent message in conversation

I like how Mail groups related messages together in a "conversation", but I hate how it always by default shows the oldest unread message in a thread--even if it is months old! This has gotten me on a ...
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How do I send a group email on my iPad Air?

I'm having trouble sending email to a group from my iPad (with the email app that came with the iPad). The groups are there under my contact groups. I open a new email, click on the "to" field, and ...
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Apple Mail Client without “All Mail” folder

For a long time I had Apple Mail connected to my gmail account without without the "All Mail" folder. After adding a second account I noticed that mails sent to myself skip the inbox because I had an ...
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How can I remove thousands of duplicated mails on OS X 10.9 Mavericks

The problem: I would like to stop both my MS Outlook as well as Apple/Mac Mail.app programs downloading and duplicating many thousand mails from my huge Gmail account with well-organized mails ...
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Follow up question to “is there a way to store mail on an external hard drive using apple mail?”

This is a follow up question regarding storing mail on an external drive. I'm running Mountain Lion (10.8.5), and I've been successful in moving ~/Library/Mail and ~/Library/Mail Downloads to my ...
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Change destination mailbox of Command+Control+A in Mail

In my Mail.app, I have only one account set up, which is an Exchange account. When I click on a message on my Inbox (which is a server folder), and press Command+Control+A to archive it, Mail.app ...
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How to get Mail files from Mountain Lion Time Machine backup in Mavericks?

I have upgraded my MBP to Mavericks and got the system to how I like etc. Tt has since backed up using Time Machine onto an external HD. Now it slipped my mind that I would like to have my e-mails on ...
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Don't download all email from Gmail in Mail.app [duplicate]

I've been using the Sparrow Gmail client for a while now, but I'd like to switch to the included Mail.app, as I like its interface better. However, I want to avoid downloading all of my emails from my ...
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How to set inbox sync time range in Mail? [duplicate]

When I setup an email account in Mail seems like Mail insists on downloading the tens of thousands of emails I have between now and years way back. How do I tell it to sync only in a specific time ...
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How to sync email sent from Mail to Yahoo Business Mail server?

When I send email through Mail app using my Yahoo Business mail account the sent mail is only stored locally and not on the server. How do I make the sent mail stored on the server as well?
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Can I change “delete” to “archive” in the message control bezel in Mail.app?

The version of Mail.app that comes with Mavericks has this cool message control bezel (below, in the orange box) under the email header in every message allowing you to delete, reply, reply-all, or ...
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How to recover an outgoing message?

Whilst sending a large email that seemed to be stuck in my Mail outbox, I accidentally removed the Exchange account it was sending from the Mail.app account list. The email is now not present in ...
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Does archiving already archived messages means deleting them?

I am using Mail.app using an imap-account (not Gmail). Just as it should, the app created an 'Archive' folder where it put all the messages in on which I used the archiving function. I was browsing ...
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OS X Calendar email alerts — send via Outlook?

I'm using Mac Outlook as my primary email program (my company uses Exchange and it's the "supported" program on Mac), but I've configured Contacts/Calendar to also talk to the Exchange Server. I like ...
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Mail messages showing up as empty

Every so often in Mail, new messages will show up as empty: "This message has no content". In fact they're not empty, but it seems their processing was interrupted... and I can't figure out how to get ...
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Apple Mail marks mail as read when searching

Since a while back Apple Mail marks mail as read when searching. It's really bad when handling a large mailbox since it's easy to miss an email because you accidently marked it as read while ...
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How do I limit caching in Mail for Mavericks?

I have a really low capacity MacBook Air. Earlier this year, I discovered I could keep it usable without a bunch of "running low on disk space" warnings by limiting the caching performed by Safari and ...
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Deleted Email & Time Machine

I appear to have done a very stupid thing when making a rule in Apple Mail (Lion). I was getting some spam which had the phrase "Ruby Palace" in it. I already have a rule called Definite Junk which ...
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Delete emails from server Mac Mail

I have setup and email account on Mac mail. The account accesses email through IMAP. One of the settings for the account is not to keep any messages on the server under the advanced tab in Mac Mail. ...
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Why does word completion not work in Mail?

If I remember correctly Mail had the possibility of showing a word completion list as described here when you type a word partially and press Option+esc. Now this function has stopped working in Mail, ...
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Is there a way to speed up Mac Mail and Outlook365 Sync?

Sometimes when I do a send/receive in Mac Mail my outlook messages just come down has subjects without a body. It will take a while for the body of the message to come through. Is there a way to fix ...
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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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Mail configuration profile from OS X Server not setting email and username correctly on clients

When I verify the information contained in the user configuration profile with both the Profile Manager and TextMate everything is ok. When I install the configuration profile on a computer there are ...
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Mail sends message prematurely

Problem: I am typing away on my MacBook Pro 2013 with peripheral keyboard (McAlly purchased 2003) and Mail 6.6. Suddenly, the message disappears and is sent. It seems unlikely I'm hitting command + ...
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How to select message in Mail with ID using AppleScript?

With the help of "Ask Different" I got my first AppleScript program working, and I'm trying to improve it. I'm again stymied though. I have found the message number ID of a particular message in my ...
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AppleScript for counting messages in Inbox fails with “Can't get mailbox”

Here is my first attempt at an AppleScript program, which met with ignominious defeat: tell application "Mail" tell mailbox "INBOX" count messages end tell end tell It compiled, but ...
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Email addresses in Mavericks

After upgrading to Mavericks, Apple Mail is behaving differently. When I try to drag and drop an email address into the TO box, or by selecting from the address list, nothing happens, The only way I ...
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Sync mail account settings in Mavericks

I have several IMAP email accounts that I use in Mac Mail. I want to sync those "account settings" across to my iDevices (all on iOS 7). I don't want to enter these accounts manually on each device. ...
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Mavericks GMail mailbox loses messages

Even after the 7.0 (1822) update, Mavericks Mail is not keeping synchronized with the GMail IMAP server. A mailbox with hundreds of messages in it suddenly has only the latest added message. Then it ...
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Mail on OS X: Choose which X.509 certificate to use for signing mails

I've got multiple X.509 certificates from different CA's for different purposes -- for example, one from CAcert.org, and another one from my university. Both have different advantages and ...
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Pages 5 - Bullets and numbering are not being copied

I have a Pages 5 document that contains a bullets list. When I try to copy the content of the document into Mac Mail the text is copied without the bullets. That behavioral is reproduced with ...
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Change default mail application without configuring mail.app

I'd like to change my default application for handling mailto: links to be the gmail browser-based client. I'd like to do this without configuring the default mail.app. That means I cannot get to the ...
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E-mail sent from Mac Mail with an attachment is adding the message body text as an attachment rather than 'In-Line'

Mail sent from a Mac (OS X Version 10.7.5 using Mac Mail, via Office 365 / Exchange) is appearing as it should when the mail consists of just text. However, when there is an attachment added (in the ...
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What is the best solution to apply mail rules for outgoing mails?

I know how to create filter rules for Mail.app, but these rules get only applied to incoming mail. I'd like to filter also outgoing mail, if possible using the same rules, to file them together with ...
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How to mark a domain wildcard as not spam in Apple Mail

I have a gmail account (google apps for domains) and would like to add e.g. *@mail.gumtree.com to a list which prevents mail from any address at that domain from being marked as spam either in gmail ...