Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Phantom Email Window Keeps Appearing in Apple Mail

Apple mail has found itself in a strange state: an email I tried to send this morning (which apparently failed) keeps appearing for perhaps half a second, then disappearing again. This happens even ...
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If i send a folder via Apple Mail, will users on other platforms be able to open it?

The title says it all. Does anyone have experience with sending uncompressed folders to people using different operating systems? Can attached folders be opened on Windows?
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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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Space in `Library/Mail/V3`

In mail I currently have three accounts configured with less than 10 GB of data in total. In Library/Mail/V3 I have a total of 32GB. V3 michela$ du -hs * 23M 9A80AD0B-6BC8-4DB9-B291-FFEDCDF1CCF2 ...
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How can I access an iOS Mail password stored in Keychain?

I upgraded my wife's iPhone to a newer model but she can't remember her Yahoo mail password which is stored in Keychain on her old phone. She uses the standard iOS Mail app which successfully fetches ...
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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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Disallow outgoing mail to an address

I'm subscribed to a mailing list where I want to make sure I almost never post. Recently, some kind of mix-up with my address book has mapped numerous people's address to that particular address as ...
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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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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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How do you send mail to Undisclosed Recipients?

Not something I really ever need to do often, but just how do you send to Undisclosed Recipients in Mail.app I've seen them arrive looking like this - but never figured out how I might do it ...
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Apple Mail, change incoming server

I have some Mac OS X users using Mail to check their emails. We are planing to change the mail servers and thus changing both incoming and outgoing server addresses. Can I just change the existing ...
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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 do I get icloud to stop emailing me about my google calendar events?

iCloud, iCal and Mail integrates pretty well with Google Calendar, even though they are not both from Apple. But I have a hassle when it comes to Calendar Notification in Mail App specifically. I ...
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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 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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Can not open Mail app since I updated the last version of Mountain Lion (10.8.2)

I just updated my version of Mountain Lion and then when I try to open my Mail app I receive this message : I tried to reinstall Mail but I don't know how to do it. Anyone know what the problem is?...
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Mavericks does not delete Gmail emails

I use the built-in Mail.app client to fetch my Google Mail emails using IMAP. If I delete an email in any mailbox except trash using the delete button, Mail.app puts the email in the corresponding ...
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How do I backup mails with Mail?

Due to a new job, I am about to shut down an old email address. Of course, I want to save the old emails so that I can access them if I need to. I want to save them on my Time Capsule so that they do ...
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Fix IOS 8.1 Mail Threading to match osx

I noticed, after updating I believe, that the inbox of the mail app in IOS 8.1 only lists emails coming in, so making out the back and forth conversation that often replies turn into is impossible. ...
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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 arriving.....
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Continue writing iPhone Mail on Mac without the account configured on Mac

I have this very restrictive work e-mail account which I cannot add to my Mac (Airwatch), and I tried to write a long email with the iPhone screen shown via QuickTime and a bluetooth keyboard. ...
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Apple Mail.app hides Archive folder - how to get it to show

I use Mail.app with FastMail. Mostly, it just works. However, when I start up Mail it never shows the Archive folder. The Archive button will move mail to it, but it's not there. The Goto mailbox ...
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Recover multipart mime attachment

I've received and email for scanner which was split in two containing text like: This is part 1 of 2 The sender sent this message in 2 parts because it was too large to send as a single ...
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Edit subject line of email in inbox in Apple Mail

In Apple Mail is there a way to edit the subject line of an email that's in the Inbox? This is just for internal filing reasons. Say, for example, you get sent an email with the subject line 'attn:...
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Mail.app in Lion - is there a way to create tasks from email?

I'm not sure if I haven't seen that in earlier versions of Mail.app, but I would really love to have the ability to create a task in iCal from an email - and that this task could link to the original ...
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OSX Mail - deleting imap email without deleting on gmail server

I am using Mail.app to access my gmail account (business / google apps email). I want to delete a big pile of emails in Mail to clean up my inbox, but I want to keep those emails in gmail (IMAP ...
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Mac OS X Mail signing messages with S/MIME certificate from startssl

I've got myself an S/MIME certificate from StartSSL, which I have exported from the browser, imported into my keychain and as expected Mail.app is now signing my outgoing messages. However some ...
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How can I send emails with Mail.app as text/markdown explicitly?

I write all my emails in plain text, not rich text or HTML, but I do use punctuation markup as has been popularized by Markdown and others (which were inspired by prior customs in plain-text email). ...
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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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Turn off rubber band scrolling in Mail

I used the following command, which turns off "rubber band" scrolling in most applications. defaults write -g NSScrollViewRubberbanding -int 0 See Can you disable rubber-band scrolling in OS X Lion?...
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Issue with the 'Send new messages from' selection in Mac Mail - El Capitan

I have a number of email accounts on the same Mac Mail (9 to be exact). It's always worked fine; however, I added a new one this week, and it's not behaving properly. In the Preferences, Composing, ...
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Setup Microsoft Exchange (EWS) with Apple Configurator 2

Is it possible to setup a configuration profile with the Apple Configurator 2 containing Microsoft Exchange (EWS) information for macOS? I can only find the options for EAS for iOS and IMAP/POP.
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Sometimes Mail.app doesn't automatically apply rules, although all rules are active

I have a pack of rules, which are intended for automatically marking as read & deleting messages when some criteria is met. They work fine when applied manually, but sometimes they are not applied ...
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Apple Mail.app is auto-bcc'ing only when replying and from one account

This is a bit of an oddity and not much like most of the other "mail.app bcc issue" type posts I've found. I have four gmail accounts configured in Apple's Mail.app. Three work fine but one has ...
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How do I stop loading images in Junk mail folder in Mail.app 6.6 with Gmail

I have setup Mail.app to use my Gmail account. Gmail has a spam filter that works excellent for me. But I sometimes check the Junk mailbox in Mail to see if something got there by accident. When I go ...
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How do I get Mail to display more than one page of emails. Anything beyond one page of emails is not accessible

My Macbook Pro only displays 42 messages of the 483 listed. I cannot scroll past the 42 to see the rest. I have chosen Classic Display in Preferences. 20 is the number of messages shown on the ...
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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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How to choose the “From” account in El Capitan Mail when composing e-mail

I use Apple Mail using two e-mail accounts (both IMAP but I don't think it really matters). Before El Capitan when composing an e-mail, one could choose the account the e-mail should be send from ...
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Exchange Delegate Mailbox in Mail.app

Currently I am running Yosemite, I am trying to ascertain if it's possible to add a delegate mailbox to the mail.app. As of yet I have been unable to do so. Unfortunately I cannot have this particular ...
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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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mail.app missing plug-in

Today I opened mail.app and my mail attachments showed up as "missing plug-in". I faced this issue before, at that time I quite the mail.app and opened again were fix the problem. Now that also not ...
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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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Is it possible to merge inbox and sent folders in Mail?

I'm considering migrating to OS X and I have a question on configuring its Mail application. In my current setup, I use Thunderbird configured to keep all sent and received messages from all my POP3 ...
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Mail not displaying message body content

The Mail app on my Mac stopped displaying message body once the message is opened. I can still see the message body in the message preview in each mailbox, but when I click (or double click) on a ...
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'Mail can't connect to the account' keeps appearing

So I've configured my mail using a profile. I have setup 3 mail accounts, but each time I launch Mail, it asks me for the passwords of all those accounts. The first time I thought: maybe that's a bug ...
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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 crashes permanently - can't open it anymore [duplicate]

I have a question and need a bit of help. I do have my complete mails on my Mac since 2012. Now today Apple Mail crashes when I opened it. I looked up where the files are and I do have more then 105 ...
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Where did all my Outlook mail go?

I recently attempted to switch OS X Mail from using POP to using IMAP to access my Microsoft Outlook (msn.com) e-mail account. In doing so all mail in my Outlook account older than a week disappeared. ...
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Changing default email reader does not take effect

I am trying to use Kiwi for Gmail as my default email reader (for example, when wanting to share a link via email, I want Kiwi to open up, rather than the Mail application by Apple). In the Kiwi ...