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I have two mail accounts in Apple Mail. Is there a way to ensure that, when making a new message, it is always sent from the correct sender account, based on which mailbox I currently have selected Inbox. E.g. Imagine I have inboxe with sub-boxes for company_a and company_b. These correspond to accounts for john@company_a.com and john@company_b.com If I have selected "company_a" I want outbound message to be sent from company_a account with corresponding company_a signature on message.

At moment, Apple mail always defaults to use the first email account defined in accounts list. I must always click in new message window and change the sender account, which is fine, but I send many messages and it is easy to forget to do it when busy.

If it helps, I also use act-on from SmallCube, but haven't figured out a way to use that to help yet either.

± Rodney

  • May I ask what version of Mac OS you're using? I'm currently running Sierra and it's working exactly how you want yours to work without having to change anything. – NYKg Jan 19 '17 at 8:35
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This is governed by the Mail Preferences->Composing->Send new messages From setting. The default is 'Account of selected mailbox', which does what you want.

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