Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Mail.app - keyboard shortcuts to move mail and jump to folder

I'm coming to Mail.app with a background using both Outlook (on the PC) and GMail. In every mail client I've used, there are easy keyboard shortcuts to do these: jump to any folder I want, just by ...
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Mail on Yosemite 10.10.5 Can't stop Mail from downloading attachments

Simply trying to disable Mail from downloading attachments automatically. So I went to Mail > Preferences > Accounts > Advanced tab and turned off the "Automatically download all attachments" option. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Can't delete email from Junk/Trash folders

Late last week I started noticing that I can't delete emails from either Junk or Trash folders in my Mail program. In addition the Mail program seems to run very slowly when sending emails and I ...
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How can prevent certain senders from going to Junk Mail without creating contact?

I am running Mountain Lion 10.8 and use Mail.app for my email mostly.* I recently purchased a product from Amazon, somewhere I order from frequently, and noticed that I didn't receive the usual sales ...
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mail app eats up outgoing mail, never sends it [on hold]

As part of my domain hosting, I get imap and smtp services. Every once in a while (every other month or so), my outgoing mail just doesn't go, although mac mail records it as having sent it. I have ...
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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 you cancel a mail send message failure when the menu is too large to fit on the screen?

Note: This is a problem I have never had before and I am not sure how to describe it in the title or here. Anyone may edit this to make it more clear. I use Apple Mail on the latest OS X. This time,...
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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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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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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 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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Set mailbox category in Mail.app

I have several accounts in Mail.app, and most have the junk mailbox under Mail.app's Junk category. However, there is one account that has its own junk mailbox named Junk E-mail, and it is not placed ...
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Gmail messages seen on iPhone do not appear in Mail App

I am a heavy user of Google Apps email. After the upgrade (?) to Mavericks, I find that any mail that I have already first seen on my iPhone does NOT appear in my Mail app on the MacBook Air. What ...
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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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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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Any way to get more powerful rules for Mail.app?

Is there a way to enhance Mail.app with better rules? What I'm missing most is regexps and the ability to group conditions and not only get "If all rules match" or If one rule match" Alternatively ...
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Mail does not “reply all”: Removes CC addresses if they are in your own “accounts”?

Alice and Bob share a computer. They both have email accounts in Mail. Charlie sends an email to them both: To: Alice Cc: Bob Alice gets it and hits "Reply All" and Mail opens a new message ...
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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 won't recognize a contact's name from my Address Book

I use Mac OS X Mail and have all of my work contacts in Address Book. When I receive email from one contact, the "From" field just displays his email address (as opposed to his first and last name) ...
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How can I change the order of messages in Mail for Lion?

Suddenly the most recent message in Mail is at the bottom of the list instead of the top. How do I change the ordering of messages? I am using Mac OS X 10.7.5, Lion.
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Apple iOS 8.0.2 cannot open jpeg files. Only opens winmail.dat

As soon as I downloaded IOS 8.0.2 I'm no longer able to read emails correctly… My staff send me email and I'm receiving pictures as winmail.dat and they're jpeg.
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Archived mail keeps reappearing in Inbox on OS X

I have a problem with Mail in OS X El Capitan (10.11.5). If I archive messages from my Inbox, go to another folder, then back to my Inbox, the messages are there again. Quitting mail and starting it ...
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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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Apple Mail upgrade failed after upgrading to El Capitan

After upgrading to El Capitan from Snow Leapard on a 2009 MacBook Pro, I tried to use my Apple Mail program. First of all it said it had to import messages, so it imported all my my mailboxes and ...
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How to find the most frequent email sender address in Apple Mail OS X?

I have thousands of unread emails in my Apple Mail (9.3) running in OS X El Capitan 10.11.5. There are bunch of emails that are received from common senders and between these emails there are ...
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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 copy a Mail setup with rules and signatures to some other mac

I have a Mail setup with four mail accounts, quite some rules and signatures associated with my different accounts. Now I like to have the same Mail setup on another Mac. Both are running El Capitan. ...
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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 ...
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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 memory usage?

I'm seeing massive RAM usage from Mail I removed all mail accounts as I assumed it was something in an inbox taking up space, but even then, with no accounts other than iCloud (which contains zero ...
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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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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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Exchange account in Mail has wrong username, but is not editable

I recently set up a new iMac running Yosemite (10.10.1). After I signed into my iCloud account, my mail/calendar/contacts accounts were set up for me; so far so good. The problem is that in Mail.app ...
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Apple Mail shows plain text instead of HTML email

I have a gmail account setup as IMAP in Apple Mail and recently some new emails coming through have displayed the plain text version instead of HTML. If I check the same email through gmail.com it ...
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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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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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How to always show a Bcc field in Mail

I'm trying to send a message in Mail, but I don't have a Bcc field. How can I show a Bcc field? Is there a way to set it as default, i.e. always show a Bcc field?
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Archived Messages Reappear in the Mail App Inbox

I'm using Gmail on my iPhone 6 (IOS 9.1). When I archive some messages (by swiping left on the message in the Mail.app), they disappear from my Inbox, then get added right back a second or two later. ...
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VIP emails being deleted

I have searched online but not found the answer to this problem. For some reason, the emails in VIP folders only remain in the folder for 2 weeks and then they are gone. The oldest emails in the VIP ...
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Why do messages from a particular folder get moved wholesale to the Junk folder without any identifiable reason?

Just recently, I have gone to my Junk folder (to see if any legitimate messages have been put there) and found dozens of previously-received messages that had been stored in one particular category ...
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Automatically detect and maintain account settings

I'm having problem with sending mail via SMTP where the error is username and password does not match, even though they are most certainly correct as the IMAP works. My host wants me to try to ...
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How do I delete a previous recipient's email address from Mail?

I am trying to delete a friend's old email address so it doesn't automatically pop up when I enter his name while addressing an email. I have removed it manually from the address book, but it still ...
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How can I stop Mail.app from automatically downloading full messages?

I'm a college student and a student employee at my college's IT office. We recently upgraded to Google Apps for Education for our college email, and we also have a high proportion of Mac users on ...
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Hacked Gmail-reset pass-fowarding to Icloud

Srry for my bad english. Hi, i need to ask for help. Iff someone hacked my gmail, but i reset pass(log out all devices) after 2 hours(and add sms verification), but i didnt notice that is IMAP-turned ...
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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 ...