Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Flagged/Starred Messages not working in Apple Mail

I just setup two accounts in Apple Mail for the first time, and am having absolutely no luck getting Flagged messages to work, in addition the Starred message folders aren't working. I'm using ...
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Default sender in Apple Mail when replying and more than one account

Using Mavericks Apple Mail, I have two Exchange mail accounts, one for myself and one for Jane Doe. The accounts are organised in the left hand mailbox list with mine above Jane Doe's. If I reply to ...
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Apple Watch Sync different email account

Just for my curiosity and knowledge, as you know with the iPhone we can add as many different emails account we want. But what about the Apple Watch Mail App? How many different inbox can the Apple ...
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OS X Mail: Dueling IMAP trash cans

I am a relatively new Mac user, and I am having trouble setting up one of my IMAP accounts in OS X Mail (Yosemite). I have set up several accounts, and Mail has added a trash can for each of them ...
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An error occurred while moving messages to mailbox “(null)”

I just moved my IMAP email from one server to another and now while I'm trying to delete any emails, Mail produces the following error: An error occurred while moving messages to mailbox “(null)”. ...
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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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Can I automatically remove my signature from all replies? Mail 6.2 OS x 10.8.2

In OS X Mail.app (version 6.2 from OS X 10.8.2), I can see how to automatically add a signature for all new messages, but I do not want it automatically added when I reply to a message. Is there a way ...
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Mail.app behaving strange when sending mail

When I send an email to somebody I get this dialog: But when I click on "Connection Doctor" and then "Try With Selected Server" it works. How can I fix this?
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Disable message autoselect in OS X Mail

Is there a way to stop Mail from automatically selecting messages? For example when I delete a message, it will immediately select the next one and mark it read. Then if I don't want to read the ...
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Automatically mark as read

How to mark mail that goes to Junk and Trash folders as read automatically? I use standard Mail app on Yosemite. Thank you!
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Question about Mail. How to limit amount stored locally. Where is mail stored?

I'm new to Macs and have a question about my MacBook Air OSX 10.9.1 and mail. I'm getting a "Startup disk full" message* and one thing I highly suspect is the mail. Even if it's not the culprit, I'm ...
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How do I fix the email counter on the tag below the task bar?

In the mail window, you can put a tag to your mail boxes below the taskbar (see screenshot) that you can click to go to that mailbox. The tag has a number indicating the number of unread messages. ...
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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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Is it possible to compose Mac OS Mail in an external editor?

For Thunderbird there is the External Editor extension a very very classical piece of software that, when called via a shortcut, pops up your external editor (emacs in my case) and let's you edit your ...
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Trying to find the board ID for Mac Pro 1,1 (no OS currently installed, can't access terminal)

I'm trying to install Mavericks on an old MacPro1,1 (This one), and I need the correct board ID to properly configure the USB install. I currently do not have any OS installed on the HDD, so I cann't ...
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How can I solve false duplicate in Mail.app?

I recently switched to Mail.app from Outlook 2011 and have been importing some of my archive messages. The problem is that for many of the messages, Mail.app seems to think they are duplicates so it ...
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Apple ID password and email problem

My iPad Air is with sim card and 8.1.2 software. Not blocked or stolen. It in free use. I don't have my old iCloud password but in my old Apple ID account I changed my old name and surname (it was in ...
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Can't send outgoing messages in Mac Mail

I have a Gmail account which I access using Mac Mail. I still am able to receive messages but cannot send messages in Mac Mail. I receive the following message for each unsuccessful attempt to send: ...
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Random emails missing from IMAP inbox with Apple Mail in Yosemite

I am using Apple Mail with three IMAP mail accounts (not Gmail etc. but from my hosting provider). I'm finding that I regularly need to close and reopen Mail to find emails I'm searching for that are ...
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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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Mac Mail - Account already exists error when adding gmail

I added a new gmail account to Mac Mail via the File> Add Account, but the mailbox does not show up in mail. If I try to add it again, it says the account already exists. It does exist in System ...
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Mail found by iPad global search operation, but not in Mail app

Today I discovered this: If I search my iOS 8 iPad for a certain name, I find three different Emails. All of these are drafts. If I touch one of these findings, mail.app opens the drafts and show ...
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Explain to me why my email sounds turn off after the 8.3 (12F70) update? [closed]

I'm really sick of Apple. Their latest blunder was with the 8.3 (12F70) update to iOS; when I turned my phone back on after the update I didn't receive any email sounds! They were turned off. What ...
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What makes OSX say that it's low free space on the boot volume for the program memory?

I had 3 GB of free space on my 32G SSD drive when I decided to do an index rebuild in my apple mail. It ate up all the free space. I connected an external drive and moved some applications to free up ...
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Mac Mail has very slow to send/receive mail (plus other bugs too)

It's been worse since Yosemite. From the same exchange account (office365) I will send and receive emails instantly on my phone, but they will take several minutes through the app. Loading existing ...
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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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Apple Mail not to include attachments?

When I send an email from gmail.com, the attachments I add aren't included in the (rich text/html) email. However, if I attach images to an email via Mail all the images (videos as well) are included ...
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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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Notification Center on iOS 6 is not removing deleted emails

After upgrading to iOS 6 on my 4S i'm seeing that after I delete an email in the mail app itself, it was SUPPOSED to remove it from notification center. Now even after i've deleted messages without ...
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Adding contacts to a group is creating duplicate cards

When dragging contacts to a newly formed group in OS X, a duplicate card is automatically created and the contact in not added to the group. Repeated attempts to drag the contact name to the group ...
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How to disable an email account when the password has changed?

Is there a way to temporarily disable "Mail" for a given account when the password has changed other than deleting the account (see screenshot below)? What cannot be seen on the screenshot is the ...
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How to get rid of sort-bar in Mail app?

Since I upgraded to Yosemite, the Mail app shows an irritating sort bar at the bottom of the message list. I like to view my email messages with the oldest message on the top. But now this sort bar is ...
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Disable outgoing mail for an account?

I have an account that I want to receive but never send email from in Mail.app. Is there a simple way to disable this one account? I'm running Mountain Lion.
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Problems connecting to mail server in Mail.app after server change

I have moved to a new server (web server and mail server in it) for my website. In order to not create confusion, I created the same mailboxes in the new server with the same passwords, in order not ...
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How to respond to Outlook (*ics) meeting invite through Calendar (iCal)?

I am using Calendar app as default in sync with Mail app on my MacBook (OS X Yosemite ver 10.3). Although email works flawlessly but I cannot respond to any meeting request that comes through ...
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Configure iPhone to send smaller pictures as e-mail attachment?

A friend has an iPhone whose camera she uses with the default settings of 2592x1936 pixels, which is pretty big when attaching pictures in e-mails. The files are very big and I need to scroll ...
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10.9 Mail “smart mailbox” doesn't filter properly

I have a smart mailbox setup to combine the inboxes of my 3 Gmail accounts. It worked great in 10.8. In Mavericks, this "smart inbox" frequently shows messages which have already been archived, and ...
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OS X ending - character when viewing source

To view an email's source code in Mail.app, you can press ⌘ cmd+⌥ option U . However, the source view is cut off every line on a certain character. Changing a line like this: <img ...
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iOS devices can't connect to postfix/dovecot mail server but my Mac can

I'm running on a Mac Mini, Postfix+dovecot mail server. On the Mac, I can connect with MailMate to the mail server, with pretty much the standard IMAP settings, and pick up email in various user ...
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Adding Bounce Message back to Mail in Yosemite

Does anyone have an updated version of this workflow for adding a Bounce Message feature to Apple Mail in OSX 10.10.3? Applescript: on run {input, parameters} tell application "Mail" ...
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Mac Mail.app (Yosemite) - preview pane on right WITHOUT individual message previews on left

I want something simple - and I have found how to have preview pane on right (as opposed to bottom half of screen) OR remove individual message previews in the email list - but not both. I just want ...
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Setting up signatures with different font in Mail.app

I am trying to set up signature blocks to attach to emails sent using mac mail. I want part of the signature block to be in script, but using the font option I cannot get it to a script.
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Mail.app won't sync Gmail account

I have several Gmail accounts. One in particular started demanding the password before sending emails. I have two factor authentication with the unrecoverable password so I had to delete the account ...
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How to add shared email account to mail.app without integrating inbox

I have mail.app setup with several personal accounts and use my inbox as a todo list by archiving completed tasks/emails. I need to add a shared email account and can't archive the inbox items ...
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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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How to mark as read e-mails from a certain person in mail app

There is e-mail group that I'm a part of. I don't want to quit the group, because occasionally something interesting gets posted. However, I get a large volume of e-mails that are not interesting. Is ...
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Apple Id Reactivation

I am trying to re-activate my Apple ID which I have not used for about 1 year. The issue is to be able to re-activate my Apple ID (after being de-activated), I need to answer my security questions or ...
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Mail.app signature attached mac

I've added a signature in Mail.app and it works fine. It's a basic HTML table with images that are hosted and never attached directly. The problem is that when I attach a file (not images), the ...
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How to prevent OSX Mail PDF export to split sentences (horizontally) at the end of the page?

When I export an email to a .pdf file in Mac OSX 10.9.5 it often splits sentences horizontally: This also happens with images. Is there a way to prevent this (e.g. to push the last sentence to the ...
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Unread marks not updating reliably in Mac Mail with Exchange server after upgrade to Yosemite

Using Yosemite (OSX 10.10) and the included Mail application (which describes itself as "Version 8.0 (1990.1)" to read mail held on a company Exchange server, I am finding that the unread marks for ...