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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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Invoking AppleScript from Mail Rule

While working on an AppleScript to save message attachments from a mail rule I believe I have come across what appears to be a limitation. It seems that if you invoke an AppleScript from a mail rule ...
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Want to write AppleScript that will Open URL from Certain Emails and Fill Out and Submit a Form [closed]

I receive regular work emails that contain a unique URL that requires me to: open the url fill in the same information each time and click a submit button. I want to automate this process by writing ...
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Does the time zone in a mail header help me to identify the country of origin?

I sent this from Ct USA eastern time last night. When he replied it says GMT. Does this mean he is in England or another country).
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How do I unsubscribe from only emails about the Apple TV app?

I'm trying to unsubscribe only from emails about TV like this one: The unsubscribe link takes me to this page, which only has an option for disabling all iTunes emails and not just TV:
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Airmail issue with blocking senders

I having an issue with Airmail that no one else seems to have. Airmail support staff have no advice for me. When I block, mute, designate as spam, or unsubscribe from a sender, nothing happens. I ...
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How does Mail choose address for recipients in a group? [duplicate]

Many of my contacts have multiple email addresses stored in Contacts.app. If I compose an email in Mail.app using a group as the recipient, then for every person in this group who has more than one ...
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On which emails does Apple Mail apply rules automatically?

I created a rule for moving emails from the junk folder in Apple Mail back to the inbox if the sender is in my contacts. The rules works fine when I select all the emails in the Junk folder and select ...
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Advanced mail filtering on mail.app

So I have been trying this for weeks but am not able to make it work optimally. Here are some screenshots of my settings: and the mail filter rules: I want to apply mail filtering for specific cases ...
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Back up specific IMAP mailbox?

macOS 12.13.5, Mail.app 11.4. with an IMAP email account, Time Machine I'd like Time Machine to automatically and regularly back up a specific IMAP mailbox and its contents — even better would be the ...
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Problems with AppleScript for Mail to replicate Sweep function of Outlook

I recently got wonderful help here writing an AppleScript for Mail. My goal is to process incoming messages like this: if the incoming message is from a designated sender, move that message to a ...
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Apple Mail: Apply Rule to a Folder

I know how to setup basic rules to move emails in Apple Mail from the inbox of an email account into folders. Is it possible to do the same thing the other way around, i.e., to move emails that are ...
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iOS Mail: Emails are listed in wrong order

I've recently migrated my email from Google Apps to the free version of Google - however my iPad and iPhone mail apps are ordering my emails in some completely illogical order. At the top I have new ...
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Encrypted e-mail using a certificate not issued for that e-mail

Scenario I'm using Apple Mail and S/MIME to encrypt my e-mails. If there is a certificate for an e-mail address I want to send an e-mail to, everything is fine. After inserting the e-mail address, ...
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iCloud Mail has stopped working on all devices including web interface

My iCloud email has stopped working on all my devices including the iCloud web interface. I can log in fine, and all other aspects of iCloud are working well. I've tried signing in and out on both ...
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Changing my Apple ID's email: address is not available

When I try to change my Apple ID's email address (a Hotmail address), I get the message This email address is not available. Choose a different address. The email address I intended to change (a ...
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Email client with Send Later and colour-coded flags features

Is there an OSX email client, which allows schedule sending emails and has colour-coded flags?
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Can you configure the port to use for IMAP in Mail.app?

The outgoing mail server has a field for a custom port number, but I don't see one for the incoming mail server (IMAP). Is there a way to set it? I'm testing an email server. I know this is not ...
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Adding a signature to Automator email

I have a little automator script that creates an email. This works. I would however like to add a specific signature to the email. The signature is called "Default Sig". I tried this, but it ...
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Can't get wrong sender name from appearing — only when sending from iphone

I have several email accounts that I send and receive from -- either on my iPhone 6s or on my laptop. One email account is for business & one is for personal. When an email from the business email ...
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Help writing AppleScript with Mail rule to keep most recent

I've created a rule to move mail from specified senders to a new mailbox called "News." I'd like my AppleScript to go through the "News" folder and only keep the most recent emaisa from those senders,...
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macbook pro Mac OS X 10.13.4 Office365 Bounce Spam Email

I get so much spam emails (you know the ones offering SEO, first page results for google etc etc.) I've set up a few blocks in rules for Office 365 email but not sure I've done it correctly. How can ...
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Mac Mail 11.4 mark as read delay - High Sierra

Is there a similar solution for Mail App on High Sierra as it was on older versions (I think, Yosemite Mail App). There was a command line to adjust the mark as read delay. See this (for older Mail ...
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When using share, the email that I am writing disappears/is deleted/data loss when app switching

Use Share from photos or another app Share to email iPad email app Spend a long time writing an email, during which time you switch apps to read our copy paste other data Such back to the app to ...
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mbox viewer that does not require import?

Similar to What are some good .mbox viewers / editors for OS X? , but without import as an allowed solution. I've been exporting many GB of stuff from the Mail app to mbox format packages on backup ...
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Mac won't allow me to add any email account

On OS High Sierra 10.13.5. Allows me to write account name, add password, but won't finish task, just stays on next but not frozen. Have tried to delete relevant terms from keychain.
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Apple Mail font is Helvetica Neue despite setting Arial as default font

My emails get sent with font type Helvetica Neue not matter what I try. I selected Arial as default font in Apple Mail. Still my emails get sent with Helvetica Neue. This is somewhat annoying because ...
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Apple Mail: How to semi-automatically forward an email with default text and recipients

i converted recently from windows, and i do a lot of email dispatching, which i did in outlook with quick steps. I could mark an email, hit a button for team A, and a fowarded email was composed with ...
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Restore/sync Gmail (tags) from Mail.app backup?

I pulled a boneheaded move and trashed all my Gmail inboxes in Mail.app with a bad filter. Thankfully Gmail's archive saved the actual messages, but I'd like to restore what was in the inbox, if ...
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Icon Text Enhancements for Visual Impairment

I am a complete newbie to the Mac. I have sight problems and would like to make the print size larger and if possible also darker colour or boldface on screen. I don't mean font size in working ...
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Mac mail slow due to 65gb of email?

Ive got 8 email accounts which i manage in mac mail. The largest one of these accounts is 30GB and the others are each c. 5GB. So 65GB in total. Most of these are google apps for business accounts, ...
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OSX Server email IMAP Issues

In my email Server log, I am getting the following confusing entries: 1 May 25 19:47:23 box7.mydomain1.com log[129]: auth: Error: od(myusername,192.168.1.4): Credentials could not be verified, ...
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Office 365 Archiving with Apple Mail.App

Office 365 provides Outlook for the Mac, but not everyone enjoys the (enter sarcastic voice here) grandeur (End sarcastic voice) of MS products. Because of this, I am forced to administrate with MS ...
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iOS 11.3.1 Mail app doesn't shown new mail until the iPhone is rebooted - any cure?

I have an iPhone 6s running iOS 11.3.1. The Mail app is able to download and display e-mail from my GMail account. However, e-mail to my account at register.com is frequently not displayed until I ...
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Is it possible to stop the High Sierra Mail app from grouping messages?

I recently upgraded to a 13-inch MacBook Pro (2017 model) and installed macOS High Sierra version 10.13.2. The new Mail app is grouping e-mails into "conversations", which has the net effect of ...
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Separating emails by commas in Outlook 2016 Mac

How can I get Outlook 2016 for Mac to allow separating entered email addresses by commas instead of semicolons? I have found directions for how to do this on Windows, but I have not been able to ...
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mac professional apple

I am having trouble with a specific email addresses, every time I try to open email from this company, I get the dreaded red strikethrough https and x-ed out padlock, with dire warnings about an ...
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Why am I seeing smtp.gmail.com:cabbellgroup (offline) under Outgoing mail server?

My emails are not getting through to anyone. When I go to MAIL and then to ACCOUNTS and then at the bottom under OUTGOING MAIL SERVER (SMTP) it shows that the server is offline. Is this the reason ...
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Changing my iCloud account

I recently just changed my Apple ID account and I want to change my iCloud account to the same email. I'm thinking of changing it. But, the only problem I have, is whether or not my app and everything ...
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Backup filtered search email keeping folder structure

How can I backup an email account keeping the email folder structure? I mean for instance: I want to backup all the emails older than 2 years however I want to keep the folder structure that I have ...
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How do I reply to a mail with in-line comments on iOS?

When I answer emails from outlook on my PC I can add in-line answers to questions I’m asked and it automatically add my initials inside brackets when I click “enter” like so: What is the weather ...
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Xcode bot is not sending mail notifications

I've created a bot for Continuous Integration process using Xcode Version 9.3 (9E145). Under the Triggers section I did enable Email Notifications for Periodic Email Report. I'm expecting report after ...
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How do I disable thunderbird without losing my email data

How do I disable Thunderbird under MacOs 10.12.6, without losing all my archives of Thunderbird email? Thunderbird is 52.7.0 (64-bit).
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Mail.app unable to login to 1&1 mail account after upgrading to macOS High Sierra

I upgraded my iMac to macOS High Sierra 10.13.4. Since then my email account with 1&1 (that was previously working fine) - decided to work intermittently, then just failed completely. I contacted ...
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Sierra / Mail.app workaround for missing “Display in Place / Display as Icon” choices?

The "Display in Place / Display as Icon" choice in Mail.app (accessed via a right-click), previously removed from High Sierra, has now also disappeared in Sierra running Mail.app 10.3. Is there a ...
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Duplicate Inboxes on iPhone Mail — How to get rid of?

On my Mail application, I have 2 accounts configured — Work (Account 1 in the screenshot) and Outlook. For some reason, the application shows duplicate inboxes for both of the accounts. I have ...
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Why has .localdomain been introduced in Postfix

When sending email on my local machine (echo foo | sendmail $USER), the email contains From: (my-user-name)@(my-machine-name).localdomain. According to my command line tools my host doesn't seem to ...
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Outlook app won't archive emails on gmail account

Recently I've installed the Outlook app on my iPhone. It looks great, it works great but there's an issue with Gmail: whenever I press 'archive' button on an email, it goes away from the list of ...
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Apple ID problems [duplicate]

I am trying to get past my activation lock screen on start uo, i havent used my iphone 5 in years and since then the email that was used has been deleted. I don't know my password for my account, ...
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computer email sent to text replies go to ipad instead of computer.

Because of my job, my texting is limited. I have discovered I can email to text but when the recipient responds, replies go to email on ipad not computer. How can I get responsess to go to email on my ...
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Link to macOS Mail.app Mailbox folders?

Basically I want to be able to create a link in a folder in Finder to link to a specific Mail.app Mailbox folder or subfolder. Any ideas? (relates to these questions 1 & 2)