Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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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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Brand new 10.10 Yosemite mail.app can not work with Yahoo Mail?

As of January 2015, I have a brand new Macbook Air running all fully updated Yosemite 10.10. I have been simply trying to configure the mac OS mail app to work with a simple, normal Yahoo Mail ...
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Is there a key command to shift Apple Mail focus to top?

This one drives me crazy... If you search in Apple Mail, you likely end up way back in time in your list of emails. When I am ready to read new email I have to scroll, scroll, scroll to the top of ...
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Mail.app rule works only partially

I have this Mail rule: The Move Message works great and all messages that fits the rules has been moved to the selected folder. The issue here, is the Mark as Read part of the rule does not work. ...
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Apple Mail doesn't show when a mail is encrypted (using S/MIME)

I have recently started using S/MIME since we got a certificate from our school and are advised to use it when possible. I am using El Capitan 10.11.4. The encryption and decryption process ITSELF ...
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How to factory reset a broken mail app via terminal OSX El Capitan?

I opened my mail app this noon I wanted to send an email, as usual I clicked on the compose email button I wrote my mail and sent it. Now after that the mail app started acting strange. It switches ...
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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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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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iOS Stock mail app showing older messages when deleting current one?

I am using a Microsoft Exchange account and when I delete the current email after viewing it, the message that appears is not the next one on the list. It's a much older message. Today<--- trying ...
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Can Mac Mail use Gmail's send mail as function?

Mac Mail is receiving mail from my Gmail account (exgmail) which is fetching mail from two other accounts (ex1email / ex2email). I want to be able to use the 2 different email accounts I have listed ...
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Set Mail app so it won't mark messages as read on the server

I am accessing my colleague's work email account (on gmail) using IMAP. The problem is that whenever I read one of the messages first, it is marked as read on the server and he often misses it. I ...
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Mail.app has no entry for from: gmail-account

I'm using OSX10.11.4. I've got several mail accounts and use mail.app to receive and send mails. One of these accounts is a gmail Account. I'm able to receive all mails with mail.app but I can't send ...
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Blank Mail.app HTML Emails in 10.11.6 (Beta) 15G7a

A family member somehow got an automatic software update to Beta 15G7a that was released ±24 hours ago. He's very happy to accept PICNIC or CBI as responses to usual support from me, so it's puzzling ...
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Mail shows all “On My Mac” folders as empty (El Capitan)

Short Version Since upgrading to El Capitan, all folders in Mail that are "On My Mac" show up as having zero messages, but only on one of my two machines. The appropriate files are all there in the ...
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How to fix 10.9 Mail.app that sents plain text message with image attachments still with an html alternative?

Plain text without attachments ➔ Content-Type: text/plain When using OS X 10.9 Mail.app a.k.a. Apple Mail (2.1878.6) to sent a plain text message (text-only) without any attachments, the application ...
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Change fonts for incoming email outlook

Basic knowledge I know I how change the fonts in Mail.app, it is actually working fine and as I want. Problem: However, the change does not apply to email sent from Microsoft Outlook and opened in ...
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Can't access IMAP or SMTP in Mac Mail 5.3 when I save password to Keychain

Experiencing a very odd bug when I try to access Google Apps email on Mail 5.3 via IMAP and SMTP. When I open Mail, it asks for my email password. If I type this in, I can access the IMAP server ...
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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 to get Gmail priority inbox sections on Mail?

I use Google priority inbox so I've a Starred section, Important, and Everything else as separate sections on the web gmail. Now, I just set up my "Mail" on Mac OS X (using IMAP) but Mail will just ...
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Why can I no longer remove mails?

In one of my mailboxes, I can no longer remove e-mails. Every time I want to delete a mail, it gives me the following message: "247263.emlx" couldn't be copied to "Messages" because an item with ...
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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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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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Apple Mail App - IMAP - Sent mails not loaded from server

out of knowhere my sent mails folder in the built-in mail program of my iMac stopped working - to be precise - the sent mails folder is now empty. I received a message once stating something like ...
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Mail.app disconnected from data files

My mac mini was acting up, so I reset the Nvram and ran the disk utilities from recovery mode. The mini started up fine and runs stable, but now my mail, calendar, and contacts have been wiped clean. ...
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How to I “edit as new” with Apple Mail?

I have a mail message where I typed the email address from a business card. Unfortunately I made a typo, so it bounced. I'd like to open the mail and edit it as if it were a new mail without "Fwd" or ...
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Apple Script to Apply Rules in Mail.app

I've created some rules in my Mail.app to change background color of specific messages And also I've created rules in the mail server to move specific messages to some folder For messages in the ...
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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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SMTP password lost from mail.app osx 10.10

Ive got an error where mail.app on OSX (10.10) loses the SMTP password for an account. Ive had this before when using a Gmail account via IMAP back on osx 10.9 and couldnt solve it and had to use ...
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El-Cap Mail app intermittent IMAP connection issues

The issues started occurring after upgrade to 10.11 but not sure if related or not. I have 2 gmail accounts defined on my Mail app. Most of the time (around 70% or so) all is healthy. But every ...
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yosemite mail remove self from cc list

When I select "Reply All" using Apple Mail my email address automatically gets added back in the original field it appeared in the original message; i.e. if I was CC'd on an email, my address will ...
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Apple Script for automation task in Mail

I am looking for a genius to help me develop a script that: Extracts attachments from my emails on receipt Files them in my local drive in a folder named after the sender Put the date and time stamp ...
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Apple mail adding calendar invitations despite this being disabled

I've disabled Apple Mail from automatically adding calendar invitations, however when they're sent to me, they still get automatically added to my Apple Calendar. The problem with this, of course, is ...
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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 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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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 to import .eml files into Mail?

I'm using readpst to extract emails from a bunch of old outlook .PST files. It does a great job of pulling out all the emails .EML files, with attachments included. But how do I bring these into ...
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Apple mail unable to reply or close windows

Whenever I try to reply (or reply all) to any email through the mail app, an empty new message window opens that I can type in but all the buttons (send, attach etc.) are greyed out and I cannot close ...
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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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In OS X Mail, what's the difference in checking new e-mail between “Automatically” and “Every X minutes”?

While "Manually" option is absolutely clear to me, how differently will Mail behave when I will switch between "Automatically" and "Every x minutes"? I'm running 10.11.4.
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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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After upgrading to El Capitan, OS X imported my email accounts from my iPad

I just upgraded from Snow Leopard to El Capitan on an iMac from 2009. I guess my iPad was connected or something, but I found that the operating system's mail application now had the accounts that I ...
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Search for link in Mail and click on it without using the mouse

Sometimes I receive an e-mail, which contains a link that I have to follow. I would like to be able to follow this link without having to reach for the mouse. I can locate the link with a search (cmd ...
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Use mac mail Image Size to reduce attached images, but not the image footer

I like using the image size feature of mac mail to slim down attached images, but this also has the effect of reducing the size and quality of my .png footer is there a way to tell mac mail to only ...
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How to use Apple Mail as default email program in Windows 8 running under Parallels?

I am using Microsoft OneNote, Visual Studio 2013 and Visio 2013 under Windows 8.1 running on Parallels 9 on my iMac. All of these have support for sharing content via e-mail. Is there a way to ...
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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: How to show all recipients by default?

The top of my Mail messages say To: followed by the primary recipient, plus a link labelled and 3 more…. Clicking that link reveals the additional recipients. I'd rather not have to click the link, ...
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Huge Apple Mail Logs (Connection Logging Enabled)

I was doing some routine cleanup of my HDD, when I noticed some huge log files in ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.mail/Data/Library/Logs/Mail. Where do I toggle those log files off and on?
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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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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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IMAP files trashed and greyed out can't recover in Mail.app

since a few days ago, my IMAP files were sent to the trash (if i did it, it was accidentally but i really don't remember...). So the main file is there in the trash but i cannot scroll down the files, ...