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Questions tagged [email]

Email is short for electronic mail. There are tags for popular mail clients including the mail tag in case your question is related to a specific program and not email in general.

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Drag and Drop email to Desktop

When I drag and drop an email to the Desktop it always moves to the top right (or the first free space near the top right). I want it to stay where I dropped it. When I drag and drop a file from a ...
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AppleScript Automatic Emailing from File [on hold]

I have a file filled with all our office's stationary, so I want to write a script that when I select a line in the pages file (by marking it with an 'X' or something similar) it gets copied into a ...
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iPhone 6 and iPhone X: Mail app not showing attachments correctly

I have been encountering issues with both an iPhone 6 and an iPhone X using Apple Mail app. When receiving multiple automated reports from SRSS, the attachments will clone from other, similar reports. ...
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Setting up multiple O365 organisation accounts on iOS

I was about to setup the mail account my customer provided me. Being a O365 Outlook account, I was approaching this with selecting Exchange as account type and signed in. This would have worked well, ...
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Mac Mail: How to have mail popups show for only a couple seconds

Whenever I get mails from Mail on my mac, they just stays there until I have to manually close the notification. Is there anyway to make the popups automatically go away after 1-2 seconds? Photo:
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Send an email message via script upon startup, before user login

Is there any way to automatically send an email message (as a notification that my server box has rebooted, usually due to power failure) to myself upon system startup, before user login? I am not ...
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Apple Mail won't login after Migration Assistant transfer

I recently used Migration Assistant to bring data to a new Mac Mini from a Time Machine backup on my old Mac. After finishing, I am unable to connect to my mail account as it gives the error "unable ...
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What macOS mail applications support a “Send Only” email account?

I'd like to revisit a question which has come up before (more on that below), but which does not, in my opinion, have a good “future-proof” solution looking forward to 2019 and beyond. “Send Only” ...
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Using Applescript to get the subject of an email - Not working as advertised

I'm new to Applescript, trying to do a basic script that gets called from a mail Rule. Im stuck on getting the subject. There doesnt seem to be one available. using terms from application "Mail" on ...
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Apple Mail: Cannot move mails anymore while other mails moving pending

For a couple of weeks now, I have the problem that I cannot move mails within my IMAP mail account using the Apple Mail program. The problem has been existing, since I tried to move some mails from ...
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Where is email autofill information stored on an iphone 8?

I lost access to an email account and all of my contacts - no way to get it back. However, my iphone still autofills old email address from that account. I want to get all these contacts off my phone ...
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Is there a way to view/edit Outlook for Mac's SQLite database to edit the signature file?

I am looking to edit the file or reference that is used in the SQLite database that Outlook uses on the Mac. Instead of having to copy and paste an HTML signature in the Outlook program, I would like ...
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Change email account address in Mac Mail without re-adding a new account

Ive got a computer running Mac Mail on OSX 10.12. For one of my email accounts which is hosted with Google Apps For Business (Gmail) i have recently changed the email address from alpha@domain.com ...
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Increase Spam filter Apple Mail

About 60% of all emails I receive through Apple Mail are spam. This email account is an address I am receiving the spam is under a year old(although the mac.com apple account I have had almost 17 ...
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How can I disable inline attachment previews (i.e. view as icon by default) in Mac Mail in macOS Mojave?

I would like to disable inline attachment previews by default, and instead view all attachments as icons in Mac's Mail app in macOS Mojave. In High Sierra, the following terminal command was ...
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Mail acount creation stuck at “Select apps”

I've gotten myself stuck while trying to create a mail account on an almost freshly installed High Sierra. I get through the account creation wizard easily enough, but when I get to the window asking '...
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Mac High Sierra not able to open MacMail, iCal for more than 5 seconds

I am facing some issue with iCal and Mail Application. As soon I open it closes it self within 5 seconds. http://g.recordit.co/8q6iIK6cFS.gif I have tried following things Delete Following files ...
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'Reply All" in Mail Ccs addresses instead of putting them as recipients

When I reply all to a group email, it send the email to the last person to message the group and Ccs the other addresses in, rather than directly sending the message to everyone in the group. How can ...
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Emails disappearing from account after moving to folder

I am experiencing an odd issue when moving emails to folders. I am using Mail.app with an Office 365 account (IMAP). Here is the sequence of steps that produces the issue for me: Move email to a ...
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How do programs access ~/Library/Mail under OSX 10.14 (Mojave)

After upgrading to 10.14, I am unable to access the ~/Library/Mail directory, either as the user or as root. [~/Library/Mail 14:01:42]$ ls -l ls: .: Operation not permitted [~/Library/Mail 14:04:11]$ ...
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Access iCloud emails on an Android without Mac or iPhone

I want to access my iCloud emails on my Android phone. Using a browser doesn't work; iCloud.com just says: Your browser is not currently supported. (Tested with Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Chrome). ...
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Apple Mail problems after upgrade to Mojave

After upgrading to Mohave, my Apple Mail Version 12.0 has a problem - Mail/Preferences window opens, but its empty and shows only the Signatures on top. I can only minimize it or close it.
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Is it possible to show threads in Mail.app as trees in Mojave?

Looking at mail threads in thunderbird shows a tree-like structure which makes it easy to see which email is an answer to another. Here a picture (Mozilla Foundation CC-BY-SA 3.0): Is it possible ...
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Access mails located on my company iPhone through my personal phone

I have been given an iPhone (model not specified) from my company where I have my email account set up in the default Mail application. Now, we can not access our emails through OWA or through other ...
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Auto Downloaded Emails Marked As Read in Inbox

I open up my mac mail and I have a ton of emails downloaded which are marked as read even though I have not clicked on them or viewed them. This started to happen within the last month. I have missed ...
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customizing right click contextual menu to a send attachments using a Wavebox mail client

So i have started using wavebox client (since all my email accounts are on gsuite), and one issue that I am running into is that I can't attach files to an email in wavebox and I don't know how to set ...
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iMessage not showing contacts' phone #s when texting- only their emails

I am using iOS 12.0.1 on an iphone 7. In iMessage, when I type in a contact name in "to," the person's email address will appear, and the phone number will NOT appear. iPhone will only give me the ...
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Weird behaviour with google calendar and iOS

I use Gmail for my work email and calendar, and I've added the Gmail account to the macOS native Calendar and Mail apps. All is working well on the Mac. When someone invites me to a meeting I see the ...
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Apple Mail: Mailboxes with different IMAP path prefixes

For the Apple Mail client (this problem does not appear for Thunderbird Mail), I struggle with the following problem: I seem to have Mailboxes with different IMAP prefix paths. If the IMAP path prefix ...
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Setting Mac Mail reply-to address to ANY email address (not an Apple alias!)

I want the Reply-to: header of all my outgoing email to have my pobox.com address, which forwards back to my icloud.com address where I collect my mail. This discussion seems to raise the same ...
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Received an email saying someone has hacked my email account

I received an email saying that someone has hacked my email over 6 months ago and they say that through it they have infected my operating system with a virus. They say they have access to all my ...
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Mail with multiple gmail IMAP accounts is using too much bandwidth

We have a mac mini running High Sierra in sync with several gmail accounts (like 6, but most of them are almost empty, only one is actually in use). This computer uses a lot of bandwidth (we are ...
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Different email addresses seen for Apple ID and iCloud

When I sign into my iCloud account I use my current email address, but in settings it says that my email address is different, how do I change this.
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Different event handlers for different apps?

Is it possible to have different applications open links in different browsers? For example, I would like to have all links in Thunderbird open in Firefox, while links in Mail should open in Safari. ...
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Mail grouping unrelated messages with same subject

I have enabled the option "Organize by Conversation" in Mail app. Frequently, Mail groups emails from different, unrelated conversations into a single group if these conversations have the same ...
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How do I eliminate SMTP servers in the settings that I no longer use?

Earlier today, I asked a question about SMTP server settings on my iPhone (iOS 11.2.5). I've more or less figured that one out. I realize that it doesn't really matter, but how do I get rid of all ...
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How do I select a new SMTP “Primary Server”?

On my iPhone (iOS 11.2.5), I had to change the SMTP server for my e-mail account. I was able to add the new SMTP server, which appeared under "OTHER SMTP SERVERS". I was also able to turn off the ...
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Getting spam on my Apple email from just one company

I have an email address that I only use for official communication with the Apple Corporation. I have no phone and have only used this address when registering my iPad and the payment mechanism for ...
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Attachments with “multipart/appledouble” not downloading properly with Apple Mail

Some emails with attachments in one folder of my IMAP account aren't downloading correctly. I opened it and the attachment section seems odd: --------------BC5FB65B849B838EE2D83C3E Content-Type: text/...
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Gmail app on iphone shows notifications for 'everything' instead of just inbox

Recently Gmail changed their web interface, and introduced several different inbox views. I tried them, but quickly returned to the default, which shows only the number of new messages in Inbox, and ...
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Saving an Apple Mail message with attachments as an .eml or .msg

Is it possible to save a message from an IMAP server as an .eml or .msg like I can in Gmail or Thunderbird? Currently when saving emails using File > Save Raw Message Source the option to save ...
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SMS forwarded to email just shows up in SMS again?

I have a SMS thread with text and photos. Want to forward the thread to my email. So I do the following: tap and hold on message, then get popup at bottom for COPY, SAVE, MORE... Click MORE... ...
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How can I configure Mail to only add events to my calendar if they're in my inbox?

I have rules that organize my emails into different folders. I only want emails containing events to be added to my calendar if they are in my inbox. The current behavior is that all events are added.
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“Unable to verify account name or password” on outlook.com Exchange server (browser works)

Using macOS 10.12.6 on a PowerBook. In the past, I was able to use Mail.app to connect to my @outlook.com account, but after a password change (forced? I don't remember - it's not a primary mail ...
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Apple Mail not Opening Chrome links in Background

Just upgraded to the latest Chrome for Mac (Version 69.0.3497.92 (Official Build) (64-bit), running the latest macOS High Sierra (10.13.6), and that combo seems to have lost the ability to open links ...
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How do I disable macOS Mail.app and use only Thunderbird for handling email

The Mail.app on my Mac automatically launches upon login. I have exhaustively tried to stop it from launching without success. I held the mouse on the Mail.app icon in the Dock, right clicked and ...
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Save attachments from Mail.app based on subject issues

What I am trying to do: I have to scan some personal writing that I do for my mentor to review, I have 3 types of writing J,F,W. I use my scanner to send them via email (it's a work thing so I can't ...
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macOS Server mail forward to external domain fails

I have macOS Server 5.6.1 setup on macOS High Sierra (10.13). It serves as a mail server for my local domain mydomain.com and works correctly. I have one particular user myuser@mydomain.com setup to ...
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Multiple emails for VIP in Apple Mail

Is it possible to have more than 1 email address associated with a VIP in Apple's Mail application? For example, if Joe Smith has 2 email addresses, jsmith@gmail.com, jsmith@yahoo.com, I'd like to ...
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Finding Mac mail sounds plist

I have been trying on and off for a fair while to edit the default Mail.app system sounds from their defaults. Ideally I'd like access to all my system sounds eventually, but Mail.app seems like a ...