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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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iOS mail app opens links in safari, not Facebook

I am trying to figure something out for my mom. She receives emails whenever someone posts something on Facebook, and her only computing device is an iPad mini. She has no computer. She wants to be ...
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Apple Mail rule that combines “all” and “any”

I would like to create a rule for Apple Mail that combines "all" and "any". Specifically, I need to do a rule where I have a group of "any" criteria, "Message content contains X" OR "Message content ...
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Does apple pages sharing strictly require an iCloud account?

My client is attempting to share (via an email address) a Pages document. I walked him through using his iCloud account to do this, which worked. However, his first choice would be to have the file ...
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Mail.app keeps changing my SMTP settings?

I've setup my email account with Mail.app. However, I cannot send mail. The reason for this is that whenever I try to send mail, Mail.app always selects a legacy SMTP server, which I used to have ...
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Mail notification deletes the message from both mailboxes

I have two college mail accounts setup in Mail.app which are common in some mailing lists of my institute. When some message is sent over those, I get a notification, I click it and the message is ...
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GMail on one Mac (only!) stopped working this week

I have a GMail account, and I access it from two Macs, and an iPhone. The iPhone and one of the Macs (10.14.x) still works. On the other Mac (10.13.6), it stopped being able to receive mail a couple ...
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Any way to order the Mail »To« autocomplete list (differently)?

It seems to me that older OS stocked somehow the information on how often I wrote an email to somebody, and proposed then in the »To« box an autocomplete based on that. Recently, this has changed, and ...
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Mojave 10.14.4 update causes mail passwords not to work

After 10.14.4 my hotmail and ntlworld mail accounts will not login. Have checked passwords and theses are the same ones that still work on the iPad and iPhone . But re-entering on iMac says "unable to ...
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I can't send email on my iMac

I haven't been able to send email on my iMac for a while. I've tried going into preferences and editing my outgoing server. Each time I add password and make sure my user name and password are ...
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When email server filters out a black list IP address, what appears in the email server log as reason?

I'm trying to research reason for constant stream of error messages showing up in email error log. "Mar 28 10:29:51 auth: Error: od(lindsay,103.87.24.74,): verify plain: lookup failed for user: ...
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mail app fails to login for google mail

My problem with using the email app started today, after macOS update to version 10.14.4. The problem is email (and calendar) app fail to log into google. I have entered my google email address, ...
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How to prevent open tracking in Gmail app on iOS

Google's documentation says: Images will always appear in the Gmail app on your iPhone or iPad. (This is different from opening Gmail in a browser on a computer, where I see settings that provide ...
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Force Mail.app to use a certain email account for certain recipients?

When I email a certain person I always want my outgoing email to be on my email account X rather than account Y. For example, I always want to send Bob email messages via Google Gmail rather than ...
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Is there an iOS email app that can unsubscribe from IMAP folders?

I have a boatload of folders on my IMAP servers that I don't need day-to-day -- they are really archives. Using Apple's mail application, there's no way to unsubscribe from folders, so these archive ...
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What email program does iWatch use by default? [closed]

I'm trying to see what email program iWatch uses by default for sending out alerts after I define the contact email addresses for specific alerts. I don't see the mail program defined among any of the ...
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How to revert this defaults write command?

defaults write com.apple.mail DisableInlineAttachmentViewing -bool yes It is related to this question: How can I disable inline attachment previews (i.e. view as icon by default) in Mac Mail in ...
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Is GitHub working for you right now or is it an OS X 10.7 Firefox browser issue?

EDIT: To quickly answer my question, see the bottom edit. I forgot my GitHub account, so I tried reset my password. However, I'm not receiving any email. I tried it again, but to no avail. So I ...
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OS X 2.3.1 Email Server performance crashes daily, restart restores normal operation

Email server on OS 10.12.6 with 60 email accounts has been in operation for over a year with virtually no issues. Over the last month, have observed "Postfix mail transport not available" errors both ...
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Default signature per email address not email account

In Apple Mail, there is functionality to add additional email addresses per email account. In G-Suite (and I would assume Office 365) you can set up email aliases and the additional email addresses in ...
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MacOS, export email folder with each message to its own file

Is there a good way to export a Mac email folder so that each email message goes into a separate file? The only way I can think of is to export the folder using the "Export Mailbox" menu item, and ...
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Why is my long-standing client's e-mail marked as Spam (and removed) but not Junk? How can I stop this?

In the last week, my client's emails have become lost, and finally found in the Apple Spam folder. What is Spam? Is it a flag coming from my ISP? I don't see any spam settings in Mail Prefs, and don't ...
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Certificate encrypts, but won't decrypt emails

I obtained a .p12 file from my employer for its internal public key infrastructure that should allow me to sign, encrypt and decrypt emails. I have installed it as a profile on my iOS device and can ...
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How can I close the mail function in terminal?

Every time I open the Terminal.app, it shows You have new mail. I want to know, how it is caused and how can I close the mail function. I do not wish to see any mails and the above message when I ...
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Apple mail no longer connects with gmail

Apologies if this is a duplicate. Apple mail is no longer connecting with google mail on Mac laptop running Mojave 10.14.3 with Mail version 12.2 (3445.102.3). The Mail application shows the ...
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Can I transfer all Mail accounts to a new Mac?

I have many email accounts in my Mail app, lets say 15. Entering the necessary values and passwords etc. for each of these is a huge pain. Is it possible to somehow "save" all of those accounts and ...
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Remove “RE: ” from Mac OS Mail subject line

I have this annoying problem where when somebody responds to my email their mailer application adds "Re: " in front of the subject line and Mail can not group the messages in that thread. Is there a ...
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How to read mail via command on Mac?

I set my mail agent tool to send and to receive mails with many accounts such as a gmail account. I want to read the mail via command line for triggering cronjob purpose. For example, | grep "...
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On Apple Mail I get an error message “the attachments are still being loaded” - any fix?

I recently "upgraded" to OS X Sierra. All seemed OK, but I recently tried sending an attachment (from the desktop) with an email and got this: No matter how long I wait (and for a 114kb attachment ...
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Can Mail fetch email signature set using Google Mail?

My organisation's people use a mixture of Apple Mail and Gmail.com as a client for our Gmail addresses. We use a GSuite app to set peoples' Gmail signatures, which works great for those sending email ...
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Good email is going to junk and I have told Mail.app it isn't. Still going there

My brokerage has a mailing list and it's full of great information yet it is all going to the junk mail folder in mail.app. For about 3 weeks now I have been hitting the button to say it's not junk ...
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Latest iPhone iOS Mail app client size attachment size limit

Our Exchange Server with ActiveSync used by mobile clients has a 300 MB attachment limit. We noticed that the Mail app on the latest iPhone removes attachments over a certain size (20 Mb??) before ...
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Export Entourage Database files

I have a customer who has used Entourage 2008 on High Sierra for his email. Entourage 2008 has since stopped working. So I can't natively export to mbox. I have since installed office 365 for his ...
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What iPhone mail application is this?

What iPhone application for mail is this please? I don't recognise it, but it seems to be popular in Sweden. Obviously I have removed the email portion to respect the user's privacy.
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move locally archived email to cloud based storage

I have a large amount of email archived "On My Mac". I use a number of different email accounts: one for work, one for home, one for freelancing, etc. Senders don't always respect the boundaries I try ...
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How can I just “skip” incoming mail notification?

When I get an email, macos notification system shows a banner like image below and two options are available: reply or delete. This is useful, but sometimes I want to just skip the banner because it ...
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How to reply to emails inline Apple iPhone Mail.app

I'm wondering whether it's possible to reply to emails inline on the iPhone's Mail.app. Specifically, a typical email will look like: << reply mail >> -- Name in signature << ...
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Mail browser has 20+ viewer windows open but can't close them all, even with a force restart

When I click show all viewer windows, they pop up on the bottom and allow me to pick one by one to close them. Is this my only option to close them all?
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Received an email to me from me saying my email has been hacked [duplicate]

I have received an email from my email (appears as note to self)saying my email has been hacked and they know all my passwords can access my email/facebook and that if I don't pay £1000 Bitcoin emails(...
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Apple Mail always needs to “rebuild” Exchange mailbox for new mails

I'm experiencing problems on macOS Mojave 10.14.2 with an Exchange Mailbox in Apple Mail. The Exchange Mailbox account only updates once I click Mailbox > Rebuild. According to the Connection ...
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Mail app sends my IP in email headers

I just sent my first email using the Mail app through a fully functional email Postfix+Dovecot server. I am worried by the fact that it also sends my IP address and hostname along with it. The ...
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How to make Outlook to go to the next unread email when deleting emails

When deleting emails in Apple Mail it will automagically move the focus to the next unread email, basically it moves the focus up one line. When deleting emails in Outlook for Mac it keeps the focus ...
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Reset Apple Mail auto suggest?

Using Apple Mail to handle my email there is a great feature that when you select an email to move to a folder it suggests one, presumably based on a previous move. Is there a way to 'reset' this? At ...
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iPhone texts going to email instead

My father is new to iPhones and smartphones in general. He has an iPhone SE and whenever he tries to text people, the texts going straight to their email instead of to their actual phone number. I ...
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Can I view local/unix mail (`mail` in the Terminal) in Mail.app?

I use cron to run some jobs, but since that's the only thing I use my unix mail for, having this run through Mail.app would be a nicer experience than seeing "You have new mail." in the Terminal. How ...
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Is it possible to ungroup email notifications on the lock screen?

Grouped notifications for other applications provide a "count more notifications" I can tap to ungroup and read the individual notifications In a stack. Email notifications do not provide this for me. ...
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How to change mail server for an IMAP account in OSX 10.11 when mail server greyed out?

I need to change the mail server for a IMAP account in OSX. But the mail server field is greyed out (see below screenshot). Ideally i dont want to have to setup the account new from scratch a re ...
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“Send as Text Message” not available on iMessage for one contact only

I am currently having issues with iMessage. I cannot text my friend for some reason (iPhone user as well). When I hold the iMessage to send it as a text, it says "Send as Email" instead. However, I ...
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What dose this “square icon” mean for my imap sent mailbox, in mac mail?

Im running OSX 10.13.6 I have a range of email accounts setup in mac mail, mostly google apps for business gmail accounts and iCloud accounts. I have 1 custom hosted IMAP / SMTP account which for ...
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Mail filtering in macOS Sierra

I have a MacBook pro running macOS Sierra. All of a sudden the Apple Mail program started filtering messages. I know that they are there in my inbox but I can't see them. When new mail comes, it'...
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How do I remove Outlook mail from Spotlight?

I primarily use Mail.app for my Exchange mail account. But I need to keep Outlook around for those rare cases I need it (for instance editing distribution lists on the server). But this makes ...