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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Mail.app Never finishes “Downloading Messages”

On MacOS mail (Catalina, but also on 10.14), I've noticed that the client never finished downloading mail from my cPanel/WHM-based server (which has support for Apple Push for iOS, for what it is ...
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Is there a good email app with text-to-speech for iPhone?

I cannot read small text due to eyesight deterioration and want an app that can read email out loud. Is there anything good that has text to speech and possibly also dictation of emails?
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How to fix mail online status?

Starting with Catalina, my gmail accounts in Mail would randomly give me. It's driving me insane, how do I fix this?
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Suggested Mailbox in Apple Mail (“Move to …” button) sometimes works, sometimes not

A great improvement is the "Move to ..." button in Apple mail, which suggests (or predicts) a mailbox to move the mail to. Now, for some emails, Apple Mail has learnt the correct mailbox, bur for ...
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How to configure Archive folder for Outlook in iOS Mail

I have an Office 365 email account configured as an Exchange account on my iPhone with iOS 13. When I archive an email, it is moved into the "Archive" folder (in English) even if my account is ...
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iOS 13 Mail app list view initial load is slooooow

Since updating to iOS 13 (and up through 13.3), I immediately noticed that the list view in the builtin mail app takes at least 10 seconds to populate quite frequently. (I was going to say "all the ...
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How do I prevent getting several alerts for a calendar event?

I am a Helicopter Pilot, the company I work for utilizes acuity scheduling for scheduling flights, all the pilots utilize google calendar but I am the only one with the problem. So we had a flight ...
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iPhone default email address not used for new emails

I have three email accounts setup. I have one of my personal accounts as my default. Whenever I compose a NEW email it automatically populates my work email address - doesn’t matter what mailbox I ...
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Applescript to send email messages to the ALL EMAILS of persons with specific in interest

I am trying to write a script that filters the persons in the Contacts application whose note include a specific keyword and sending those who has at least one e-mail address an e-mail (to all their ...
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In iPhone mail app, how can I default the “from” address of my reply to the account which received the original mail?

I have a work account and a gmail account. In the mail settings, I have Gmail selected as the “Default Account” in the Composing section. This works great for completely new mails. But when I reply to ...
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tracing stuck local to local mails in macOS

I'm sending myself a mail like this: AdministorsMBP2:~ administrator$ mail -s "subject here" me@mydomain.com <<< "message" AdministorsMBP2:~ administrator$ echo $? 0 The command returns ...
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How to automatically delete mail from specific sender?

I'm in the mail app on mac and I'm clearing out my Gmail archives and trying to speed up the process by finding senders, i.e. "verify@twitter.com" or any of the promotional ones that they send weekly ...
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Receiving emails in my iCloud account that are addressed to another user name that is not mine

Over the last year, I have been receiving emails from a username that is my wife's name but has no association with my iCloud email account. I went into my iCould account to see if we had ...
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macOS catalina no longer sends email if job outputs to stdout

After upgrade to macOS Catalina 10.15, I no longer receive emails from crontab jobs. Sometimes it's desirable, but in most cases I need to see these errors, so I could act on failures. I know I can ...
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How to change the sender email address that is used by iCal for sending “Accept Invitation”?

I have setup multiple email addresses on my Macs (business 1, business 2, privat, business 3 and so on). However, when I receive a calendar event invitation by email, and click on "accept", the reply ...
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iOS 13 Mail App - Flag Only A Specific Message In A Conversation When Using Gmail?

I've noticed that with iOS, when I flag an e-mail message with Mail, every message in the conversation gets flagged. If I flag a message on my phone and then login to Gmail on my computer, I might ...
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Clicking a link in an imail msg brings up safari in split screen

I would prefer that it open in a full screen. How can I change this back? I’m on 13.2.3 on iPad.
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IMAP Mail client on iPad (Pro) with support for IMAP labels

My main mail application is Mozilla Thunderbird as I use intensely IMAP labels to manage my incomming mails. As far as I know Apple Mail does not support IMAP labels. Therefore I am looking for a mail ...
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launchd simple recursive program to retrieve email with getmail

I adapted the following plist as <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd"> <plist ...
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Sort emails by sender on iOS

It is possible to sort emails by sender (“From”) using Mail app on Mac. Can the native mail app do this on iPhone and iPad?
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decrypt incoming mail server password Apple Mail

I have a mail account where the incoming mail server password is set, but the outgoing not. I can't remember why the password is not set on the outgoing mail server, but I would like to use it now + I ...
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Applescript: forward Outlook email as attachment

I have an AppleScript service that helps me automate reporting spam/phishing email to our IT group. I noticed that it forwards by embedding the content directly in the forwarded message, which ...
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Script for creating new Mail message

I would like to do the following with some kind of automation (Automator, AppleScript, Alfred Workflows, whatever works): Create a new email with the following filled-in: From a specific email ...
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How can I restore the sort interface for Mail.app to the way it was before the Catalina upgrade?

I've been using Apple's Mail.app since 1993 and have grown quite accustomed to its "legacy" interface. One of the nice things about the interface is that it was a standard NSTableView and you could ...
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What causes Apple Mail body to sometimes not display

There are a number of similar questions, but this seems not to be a rebuild database or restart problem. Occasionally, a message in Mail will only show the header, the body does not show up. I used ...
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Make CMD-Delete a keyboard shortcut in Apple Mail to move a message to the archive?

The delete key moves mail to the trash in Apple Mail, which is fine. But is there a way to make CMD-delete the keyboard shortcut to move the selected message to the archive? I know there is the ...
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Create new Apple ID solely linked to new @icloud.com email?

I am attempting to create a new Apple ID for use with an Organization Apple Developer Account. I want this new Apple ID to have a new ____@icloud.com email address. I do not want to use any existing ...
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Inbox empty and showing as “Read only” after Catalina upgrade

After upgrading from Yosemite to Catalina, my Mail app on my MacBook (using my googlemmail account) is empty and showing as read only in the window title The authentication credentials for the ...
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Keeping mail accounts with separate Mail apps on iOS

I have three email accounts that I use two different Mail apps to manage on my iPhone 5 (iOS 10.3.4). I read two accounts with Apple Mail, and one with myMail. This allows me to keep work and personal ...
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Mail app randomly opens in split-view full screen while using other apps [duplicate]

I know this issue is well known, I just wanted to know whether there is a real fix for this issue and not just a workaround. Minimizing the mail window didn't work. Unchecking "Prefer opening ...
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Apple Mail not working properly

Since installing Catalina on both my laptop and desktop I can only receive emails on the laptop - what do I have to do to overcome this problem?
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Where do I update Google account details in iOS13?

I always changed email account passwords in Settings > Passwords & Accounts > (choose an account). Now I can't see any password field there. Same on two iPhone 7. How can I update the password ...
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Deleted email re-appears in inbox after it has been deleted in Mail app

After upgrading to Catalina on my MacBook Pro, I noticed that deleted emails re-appear in my in box after a few minutes after the deletion. The only way I can really delete them is by using my iPad or ...
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iOS emails stuck in All Inboxes

In the iOS Mail app, there are 4 emails in the "All Inboxes" section. Those 4 emails are NOT in the actual inbox on Gmail. I thought, oh well I don't mind deleting them entirely since they're just ...
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Using the rule to forward an email, the attachment is not added

In the mail app, I created a rule to forward all emails from a specific address to another account. Those emails contain some automatically generated text and a text file. When the email is forward, I ...
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How can I archive email offline in an indexable format?

When my emails reach a certain "age" I do want to keep them, but I do not want them cluttering up my Mail.app and taking up space on my server. My current strategy is to: filter them by sender, then ...
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Outlook: Two POP email accounts, how to separate inboxes?

I am using Outlook on Mojave. Until now I had only one email address, configured as POP3 account. I had one inbox, until the item, on left panel, named "On your computer" (or very similar, because i'...
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iOS Genuine Old-School Threaded Mail Reader

Back in the day... Mail threads were built on In-Reply-To:, References: and Message-ID: headers. The concept was represented in a GUI as a discussion thread, with branches, sub-branches and could ...
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Apple Mail search & smart mailboxes stopped working

Since I upgraded to macOS Catalina this weak, the following features of Apple Mail no longer work: Search Flagged Mail Smart Mailboxes I have tried reindexing everything using Spotlight and also ...
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How do you forward an email as an attachment of another email on an iPhone 7? [duplicate]

How do you forward an email as an attachment of another email on an iPhone 7?
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Gmail Archive Sync Problem with Outlook iOS

I was used Outlook iOS app for default mail app in iOS before encountered this issue. The real issue is, I can see all of the "All Mail (archive)" with Spark.app, Gmail.app, native Mail.app and etc in ...
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Thunderbird Notifications

I updated my iMac to Catalina today and most things seem OK. I use Thunderbird as my email client (updated to latest) but this seems unresponsive. I get notifications of new messages, but there seem ...
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iCloud email attachments not opening on HP computer running Win10

I have a new HP computer running Windows 10. Each time I go to open an attachment through my iCloud email, the attachments come up with codes instead of their content. How do I fix this so that I ...
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iOS Mail marks mails in multiple accounts as read

I have two mail accounts. A shared customerservice@... and an own myname@.... To have a better overview about what I have read already, I get all incoming mails in customerservice@ forwarded to myname@...
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How to format email with event for Siri?

Is there any example showing how to correctly format email with that Siri would recognize and manage to fill all the fields in calendar event?
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How to use AppleScript to open excel files attached to emails?

My goal for this script is to open an attachment in excel when activated by a mail rule. It does not need any loops to go through multiple emails or attachments, just run once per email and then start ...
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iOS 13 - switch off auto-fetch for Mail

I've always had my iPhone set to manual Mail fetching for all except my actual Apple iCloud account, which is my only IMAP account & only used for official notifications from Apple. My main email ...
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How to save the sent items in the folder where I'm replying from, in MS Outlook on Mac?

Same question has been asked before on how to fix this in the default Mail app on Mac, but I'm wondering if there is a solution also to the Microsoft Outlook app on Mac? This is the link I found ...
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Mail for mac does not find e-mails of the last month

Mail for mac on MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6 is not able to find messages received over the last month. i.e. if I search for messages "from tony bruce" it only shows messages received until the 30th of ...
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How to open excel files attached to emails using AppleScript?

My goal is to write a script that opens an attachment in excel when activated by a mail rule. It does not need any loops to go through multiple emails or attachments, just run once per email and then ...