Sparrow is a minimalist mail-client for Mac OS X and iPhone.

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Sparrow for Mac resets after quitting

Every time I quit and relaunch my Sparrow email client I am prompted with the setup screen. All my accounts and preferences are reset. It's as if I just installed the app for the first time again. ...
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How can I change the default font size for composing in Sparrow?

I use Sparrow as my email client. Recently, I sent an email with some wacky font sizes. Now every time I compose a message, the default size is too small. Even after I fix it, it reverts to the ...
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Keyboard layout not usable in all programs

I have used Ukelele to create a keyboard layout file (foo.keylayout) that lives in ~/Library/Keyboard Layouts. I used a US english layout as a base and have added some keymappings that let me type æøå ...
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Turn off SSL/TLS at Sparrow mail client

Is that possible to turn off default SSL/TLS negotiation with mail server at Sparrow mail client? I want to analyze IMAP protocol work with my IMAP server but can't do this due to TLS encodes ...
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Notification Center: Sparrow notifications not removed automatically

Since upgrading to Mountain Lion, Sparrow (email client) places notifcations in Notification Center. I'm happy enough with that but when I read the email in Sparrow, the notification remains in ...
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Offline Use of Sparrow

I have a ton of mail to catch up on and a flight coming up. Does Sparrow (for Mac, not iOS) support an "offline" mode? If I read, respond to, label, and archive GMail messages on Sparrow while ...
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What are these weird “A in a Box” characters showing up in my Sparrow emails?

Here's a screenshot. I think it may be Mac-Sparrow-specific, as I'm not seeing them in gmail or on my iOS devices (including in sparrow for iPhone). They seem to generally replace links, and are a ...
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If I uninstall or delete Sparrow, will Mail files be left on my Mac? [closed]

If I delete Sparrow set up to use gmail via imap, does Sparrow have any local mail files? Or is everything on the server? I.e., if I uninstall sparrow, can I delete all Sparrow directories safely?
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Is there a full-featured Mac email app that natively implements labels (instead of folders) and archiving?

I love Gmail's features, but I'm increasingly wary of having my entire email history depend on Google. Every Mac email app I know of, other than Sparrow, insists on being based around IMAP folders. ...
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Sparrow mail app seems to make my imac act funny

I was wondering if anyone has experience with Sparrow mail app? I've just downloaded Sparrow and it seems to do something funny. First the volume thing self disabled and when I tried to flip the ...
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What is the Aliases pane in Sparrow?

I've just installed Sparrow on my brand new iMac. I found the Aliases pane in Sparrow: I've Googled it and found some source say it similars to Shortcut in windows. What the Aliases pane for? ...
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Sparrow always set itself as the default mail reader [closed]

I have Sparrow configured for my personal gmail account, and Mail.app for working. However, every time I open Sparrow, it will set itself as the default .eml file reader, although I didn't config the ...
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How can I use Sparrow to send iCal e-mail notifications instead of Mail.app?

I am really annoyed how iCal uses Mail.app to try to send e-mail notifications. It always pops up Mail.app and I do not want it to at all. How can I make iCal use Sparrow instead to send e-mail ...
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Sparrow over a SSH-tunnel

Is it possible to use Sparrow over a SSH-tunnel since the imap and ssl ports are blocked at my work?
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Why did the Sparrow dock icon stop bouncing on launch?

The Sparrow mail app icon had been bouncing fine on launching the app till a few days ago but has stopped doing so recently. Any reasons why it might be so? I miss the bouncing dock icon.