Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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How to Sync Gmail's “Other” Contacts with OS X Yosemite (Mail.app and Contacts) and iOS Mail

I'm trying to get Mail.app on OS X Yosemite to autocomplete contacts on my Gmail "Other" group - i.e. the contacts google creates for you once you've sent them an email. I have a Google "Internet ...
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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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Yosemite - Mail not working

After installing Yosemite, Clicked on "Mail" it said, "Installing, will take a few minutes" when that finishes, it says "optimizing mailboxes" and then immediately crashes. Tried deleting accounts, ...
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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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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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OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 Mail keep quitting unexpectedly. This started happening after the last update

I'm just wondering that why Mail keeps quitting after the 10.10.3 update. The mail app worked fine and I never had to quit it, but now it happens occasionally. Sorry I didn't provide those ...
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Mac mail shows thousands of incoming emails in Activity

Does anyone know how to bug test Mac Mail? Each time I open it, it starts to hog resources and shows thousands and thousands of "incoming mail messages". I certainly do not have any email ...
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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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Mail.app messages won't stay filed/deleted

I use Mail.app connected to my work's IMAP server. About two weeks ago I noticed that when I moved messages from the INBOX to an Archive folder, or delete the messages, some eventually come back to ...
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How to combine multiple mailboxes in Mail.app?

My OS is Mavericks. The mailboxes shown are grouped under headings MAILBOXES, SMART MAILBOXES, ON MY MAC, and MY EMAIL ADDRESS. I have Sent and Trash under each. Their contents are not entirely ...
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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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Mail app not opening on yosemite

I recently upgraded to Yosemite on my Macbook Pro. For a couple of days, my mail app was working. Then suddenly it stopped working. I had to force quit the program and since then the app refuses to ...
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Has “bounce” been removed from the Apple Mail AppleScript dictionary?

(Running Mavericks 10.9.5) I have followed the instructions here on How to Bounce Emails in Mac OS X Mail. I am able to select the service and it runs without error but I don't see an email sent out ...
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What are the default special folder names for IMAP accounts in Mail.app (like Drafts, Junk, Sent)?

I'm setting up my own email server. Clients will connect to this server using IMAP. Nowadays it's possible to map the correct 'special' folders on the server to the local client (like Drafts, Junk, ...
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Mail App keeps hanging (not crashing) on Yosemite 10.10.3

Mail runs fine for a few hours, then hangs. I must force quit, then reopen. It runs fine for another few hours then crashes. This is a fresh install of Yosemite, and I rebuilt the index and tried ...
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Mail.app @hotmail.com Exchange

Is it possible (in any way!) to enable my @live.nl, @outlook.com, @hotmail.com accounts through Exchange, into the stock Mail application? I'm willing to buy Office 365 for one account (and remove the ...
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Apple mail sending “Untitled attachment #####.htm” to outlook along with other attachments

So I've got a coworker who uses apple mail. When he sends out attachments, they show up as the attachment as well as an "Untitled attachment #####.htm" file along with it (1 attachment becomes 2, 2 ...
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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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Full Screen Mail.app with other windows in other Desktops - Lion

I use Mail.app in full screen mode quite frequently. However, I often like to open up and individual message for a task I'm working on and move it to a different Desktop. Opening up a message in ...
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Move mail boxes data to external drive on Mac Mail on Mavericks

I have read, and search one blog to another, one question that seamed what I wanted. I do not want to move the whole Mailbox or configuration to another drive but want to free up some disk space by ...
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Can't see drafts folder in Mac Mail

I have a recent MacBook Pro that was running OS X 10.6 but was recently updated to 10.7. My work email switched from Gmail to Exchange and they said to use the built-in Mail app. Overall, I like it, ...
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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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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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Swipe to Archive instead of Delete in Mail.app on El Capitan

OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) introduces the ability to swipe left on conversations in Mail.app in order to send them to trash: However, judging from the available settings, it does not seem to be ...
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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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Yosemite mail notification delay

I use gmail will the OS X mail app. When I get a new email, there's about a five minute delay until a notification appears. It's instant on my android phone. I can check for new mail every minute. Is ...
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Mail window doesn't appear until I enter full screen?

I'm having a very strange problem with Mail on a new iMac which is running 10.10.3. The Apple store migrated the user's home files over from an old MacBook, which was running Snow Leopard, and ...
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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 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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Spotlight, please don't show mail, but still let me search in Mail app

When I search for stuff, even constraining with name:whatIwant, the majority of results are old e-mail messages and Safari history items. How can I get rid of these results, but still search my email ...
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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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Mail - Deleting/Hiding Exchange mailbox's (e.g. RSS Feeds)

We're running Exchange 2010 and I have access the server if I can make changes there. Basically is there a way to hide or delete the RSS Feeds folder that shows up on the Mac Mail app? When I try to ...
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Apple Mail configured to use exchange but To and CC addresses coming from other sources

How can I limit the recipients to just contacts from the Exchange directory? When I start typing in the "to" field, not only are my options people in my exchange directory, but also people in my GMail ...
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Securityd process uses 100% CPU when Mail app is open

I have a Macbook Air mid 2011 with OS X Yosemite. For a couple of weeks, I have a process, called Securityd, that runs and uses 100% of my processor, making it hot and noisy. After some time, I ...
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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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Mail.app crashes constantly, even after deleting mail profile and cache

Apple Mail crashes for me nonstop. Sometimes immediately after opening, and sometimes everything is fine until I add an attachment to an email or something. Somedays it's totally useless and sometimes ...
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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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Apple Mail prints tiny fonts after Maverick upgrade

After installing Mavericks on my MacBook Pro 13 (non-Retina) and on my Mac Mini, a printed message from Mail appears in tiny font. This is independent of the printer (tried on Hp and on Epson). After ...
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SMTP Issues with Mountain Lion 10.8

BACKGROUND I upgraded from 10.7 to 10.8 on 7/28/12 I upgraded Xcode from 4.4 to 4.4.1 on 8/8/12 PROBLEM On 8/9/12, on my MacBook Air, Mail.app refuses to connect to the SMTP service on a server ...
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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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How to capture mail.app message url that will remain persistent when message is moved?

So mail.app has this wonderful message:// URL scheme, which works great—until the message is moved. Then links created sometimes work—and sometimes don't. I can't figure out the difference. So my ...
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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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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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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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Print e-mail conversation in Mail.app

Does anybody know how (if possible) to print a whole conversation thread in Mail.app?
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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 ...