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Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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How to get GMail default inbox tabs (primary, social…) in Mail (Yosemite)

I'm using the default GMail inbox, where emails are magically filed under the proper tab: Primary, Social, Update and Forum. In Mail on OS X Yosemite (10.10) however, all end up in the Inbox. I can ...
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Embed SVG image in email composed in mail.app?

Is there any way to embed an SVG in an email? If I try to attach it the same way I'd embed an image file, it comes out as an attachment, rather than a visible image. For some content (e.g. charts, ...
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Yosemite upgrade causing Mail to crash

I upgraded to Yosemite on my 2011-12 iMac, from system 10.6.8. It worked to a point, but with major problems with the mail - crashing and not working, basically.My Mac tech said it "should work"...but ...
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Mail Password issue

I have been having an issue with Mail.app. After I create an account, even if i do define the password (whether it be via programmatically doing so using applescript OR manually), after I save my ...
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Can I increase the minimum font size of text when reading html messages in Mail.app (in Mavericks and later)?

I went searching for this answer myself today after upgrading from Lion to Yosemite. In earlier versions of Apple Mail, one could use an undocumented preference to set a minimum font size for reading ...
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My erase junk mail is grayed out

The option to erase junk mail does not show up when I right click and in the menus it is grayed out. Any idea how to get it back. I am running Yosemite, 10.10 on an iMac. I couldn't find anything ...
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Why do mail signature is being set back if I do not lock file?

I followed some tutorials and created a HTML signature for Mail Programm. I used my HTML code inside a .mailsignature file, saved the file,checked it as "Locked" and now I'm able to use my signature ...
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Need a script - Transfer Apple Mail to Onenote

Does anyone have an idea if there is something like this? many thanks
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Are there special boolean search operations (AND,OR, NOT) for iOS mail app?

I got like 11000 emails available through the iOS mail app, and single keyword search no longer works for me. I would like to exclude specific words, like in google: (food -fast). Are there special ...
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How to attach pictures in “View As Icon” mode in Mail

When attaching a picture file to an email in Mail, I would like the presentation to default to "View as Icon" but it defaults to including the open picture embedded in the email. How do I change the ...
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Creating an account and sending mail using applescript

I'm trying to use applescript to do two things: Create an account in Mail.app Using that account, send an email in Mail.app I'm having an issue with creating an account on Mail.app mainly because ...
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Mail client sending duplicate replies

I have my OS X Mail client setup with one GMail and one Outlook account. They both use IMAP. I have an issue that every time I reply to a message I send two identical replies (from the same hotmail ...
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I am using Yosemite - but my Mail is v 8 - how can I upgrade Mail?

I want to use an auto configure for my new email address - but it says it can't do it automatically because my email program isn't a v10+. What is the problem - is there a Mail upgrade??
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Mail Envelope Index files in use by other program

I routinely copy my Mail data between my two computers I use in different cities, copying any changes in Users ▸ [me] ▸ Library ▸ Mail from one to the other via a portable hard drive. This method ...
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Using CTRL +V in Mail app on Mac Os X

I'm using Mail client that's built-in into the system (Yosemite). I've decided that I want to use CTRL+V, CTRL+C and similar instead of CMD because I work half of the day with Windows and it's ...
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Can I make a shared link in Mail.app appear above my signature?

When I click the Share arrow in Yosemite / Safari, then select 'Email this page' Mail.app opens a new email with my signature and the link below the signature: I want the link to appear above my ...
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In Mail, Cmd-Opt-Ctrl-F does something unexpected

I would like to assign Cmd-Opt-Ctrl-F to flag an email item, but that combination in mail is already assigned somewhere, and I cannot find where that is. It is not in System Preferences > Keyboard > ...
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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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Show actual image size inside Apple Mail

Apple Mail offers the option to decrease or increase the size of an attached image. The options are "small", "medium" and "big". But how can I display the actual size in KB or MB? I am using ...
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Mail from AOL, font to small Fix?

I know that Mavericks removed the PreferPlainText preference, but I have a client that uses AOL and must use the web-client that always created HTML formatted emails with a text size of 10px.... I ...
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iPhone Mail.app - Showing Disabled Email Accounts

I have lots of emails on my iPhone from an old account that I no longer use. Mail reminds me often that it cannot connect to the account. When I uncheck the account from email preferences, the ...
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Can't Seem to Install .pem File Properly

Okay, so I'm trying to setup encrypted (S/MIME) e-mail between two users. I've managed to do it one way, but am having trouble getting the reverse to work. I was under the impression that a signed ...
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Mail - Is there a way to hide the “count” beside specific mailboxes?

I'd like to keep my Flagged mailbox visible and I'd still like the regular Inbox to show the count of unread email. However, I'd like to remove the number being displayed beside both the Flagged ...
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How to archive Mails into subdirectories with Lion Mail.app

My Mail.app 5.3 is connected to an IMAP Account. When I use the handy feature to archive mails, it moves them into an IMAP-Folder called Archive. Before I accidentally learned about this archiving, I ...
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Is Exchange faster than IMAP with Mac Mail?

I have subscribed to a new email provider that provides both "Exchange" and IMAP. I am familiar with IMAP so I configured it on OS X Mail, but it is extremely slow, with occasional timeouts… I am ...
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Why is it not possible to change username on a Mail.app Excheange?

I'm trying to set up an Exchange server in Mail.app. The username in the preferences is incorrect, and I can't connect to the server because of that. There's no explanation in the UI, or any help ...
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mail filtering bug (Mail.mdimporter)

Sometimes my email is not getting parsed into the Spotlight database correctly. Email addresses on the To: line do not all get added to the kMDItemRecipients or kMDItemRecipientEmailAddresses ...
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Mail app Won't Open after Upgrade to Yosemite

I have macbook pro 15" retina mid-2012. I just upgraded to Yosemite and now am having problems opening Mail app. I had no problems with Mail before upgrade; I have several POP and IMAP accounts linked ...
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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 produce following error: An error occurred while moving messages to mailbox “(null)”. I ...
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Mail App Won't Start (OSX 10.10 Yosemite)

I recently purchased a new Macbook Pro Retina (15-inch, Mid 2014). I installed a few normal programs (DropBox, 1Password, etc.). I did not open the Mail app at all. I then upgraded to Yosemite. After ...
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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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'Offline' push notifications Mail.app

I've been browsing the web for several hours now, but I can't find a clear answer on this: Is the native Mail.app capable of receiving 'offline' PUSH e-mail? I've tried the following: In settings - ...
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Scrolling through really long lists on iPhone

Searching through my Sent Mail using mail.app for iPhone, I was simply trying to locate a message I would have sent between 2010 and 2012 using my IMAP gmail configuration. I have encountered two ...
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Is Yosemite Mail caching signature files? How can I get around that?

I created a little script that looks up a random signature from an ever-growing list of quotes I have and modifies the HTML of my signature file to insert the quote into place. I trigger this script ...
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Can I set Mail.app to only allow me to move mail into folders in the same account?

I have several email accounts setup in Mail.app on OS X and when I right click to move an email into a folder it presents a list of all of my accounts and all of their folders and subfolders. As I ...
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Is OS X Server 4 Mail Quota per User working?

We set the Mail Server's server-global "Limit mail to 200MB per user" but overrode, in a couple of individuals' cases, their quota to a different amount. But these overrides take effect neither ...
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Mail.app not showing notifications for only one Mail Account

I have 3 imap accounts in Mail.app. For only 1 account the app will not show notifications. For others I see notifications. I searched everywhere but no luck.. Why might this be? Where is the ...
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How can I stop Yosemite’s Mail app crashing when I click on my sent or drafts folder?

Since I upgraded to Yosemite a couple of days ago, I’ve had a problem with the Mail app. Whenever I click on the “Drafts” or “Sent” folder, the app hangs (i.e. won’t accept any input), beachballs, ...
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How to remove 'phantom' iCloud account from Apple Mail

I am trying to remove a duplicate copy of my iCloud account from Apple Mail that seems to have managed to get stuck there. I cannot remove it from the Internet Accounts or iCloud panels as it does ...
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In Yosemite Mail, setting Signature to None does not remove signature like in Mavericks

Trying to understand if changed behavior in Yosemite is expected or a bug. In Mail.app in Mavericks, when I compose a new email, my signature would default to being there. If I then set Signature to ...
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Possible to change Quick-Reply buttons in Mail Notifications?

Yosemite introduced a new feature to quick reply within a notification. Mail offers the options to trash a new E-Mail or reply to it. But, instead of trash, I want to archive it. Can I change ...
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Is there a way to make un-bold the name of the sender in mail.app, after it is read?

Is there a way to make un-bold the name of the sender in mail.app, after it is read ? Present/default behavior Unread Messages are marked with a blue dot The sender font is bold After the message is ...
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Why is (Yosemite) Mac Mail hitting my internet so hard?

Mail is downloading 250-500Kb/sec and has been for a while now. I can't figure out what it's doing. Is there some way to find out? I tried Window->Activity but it didn't show anything being ...
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Mail.app will only sort by Unread

I have a weird problem with Mail.app (7.3) on mavericks (10.9.4) where every folder is now set to 'sort by unread' I can change the sort order while I'm in the folder, but if I leave, and return to ...
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Did they remove the number of emails in a folder from the toolbar in Yosemite's Mail.app?

Before I upgraded to Yosemite, I used to see the number of unread and total emails in a folder in the title/header bar, e.g. Inbox (23) 64 messages I no longer see this - is there any way of ...
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Does Yosemite support the old Mail view?

All the screenshots I can find of Mail in Yosemite show the new Mail message view: +--------------------+------------------------------------------------------------+ | Someone | Guess ...
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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 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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AppleScript-sent messages pop up as unsent drafts when trying to quit Mail

I have a spam processing script that I use to forward spam messages as attachments to my spam filter using the 'send' command in AppleScript. Everything processes and delivers fine, but later when I ...
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Deleting mail without selecting next one in Yosemite

Is there any hotkey to delete mail in Mail.app without selecting next message in Yosemite? In Mavericks it was "Option + backspace" ...