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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How to set the Reply-To in Apple Mail exactly?

I am trying to figure out the possible files that may affect the headers of outgoing emails when using Apple Mail. In particular I want to modify the Reply-To part. I know that there are numerous ...
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How do I have my MacBook Pro do Auto signature in my reply email

I can see how to have the email add a signature in replies, but how do I set it up to be there automatically.
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Backup mails from outlook app

I had an email account configured in outlook app in my iphone. I recently lost access to the email account and only mails available are the ones already downloaded in the outlook app. I want to backup ...
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Cannot Delete Mailboxes in Mail.app

macOS 10.14.6, Mail.app v. 12.4 (3445.104.11), 2015 iMac. The software is up-to-date. I was looking for a possibly-deleted email, and searched several Time Machine backups. I found one possibility, ...
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Why can I only see certain attachments with HTML rendering turned on in T-Bird?

My colleague uses MacOS Mail. I use Thunderbird 60. Our work accounts are on a GMail server. We both use late-model iMacs, running Mojave. I do not have HTML rendering enabled by default. (I am a ...
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Open Email App in Smart Mailbox

How can I make it so when I open the mail application on mac (mojave 10.14), it automatically opens in a preselected Smart Mailbox?
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“Sent” Email Disappeared; No swoosh sound

Macbook Pro Mojave 10.14.6 Yesterday I composed an email w/2 attachments [46MB]. I clicked the Send arrow at top of email but did not hear swoosh sound. I checked all Sent boxes but this email was ...
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Deleted my email accounts off Mail by accident [on hold]

I used my Apple ID to set up my laptop, phone, iPad and my kids' computer. I then tried to turn off my emails from my kids' computer and messed up the whole keychain. I have been trying to reinstate ...
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How to open mailto: links in gmail / chrome instead of mail app?

I would like to open mailto: links directly in chrome google web app instead of built-in mail app. Is possible
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Archiving mail in a smart mailbox in macOS Apple Mail doesn't work

I'm using Apple Mail on macOS 10.14.6. I have multiple IMAP mail accounts set up in it including a Gmail account, and combine some of the mail together using smart mailboxes. In one of these smart ...
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AppleScript and Mail: Weird selection behaviour?

I) Intro In AppleScript, when - for example - I do tell application "Mail" set mselection to selection as list tell application "System Events" tell application "Mail" ...
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AppleScript and Mail: Read out Mailbox of Message and select first read message in Inbox

I) Intro I'd like to read out the mailbox a message (of Apple Mail) is currently in. To read out a message's id one can use: tell application "Mail" set m1 to message 1 of inbox return id ...
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How can I get Thunderbird to send in HTML?

I use Thunderbird 60.7.0 on my iMac (running Mojave 10.14.5) but seem to be unable to send messages in HTML format. I have my Gmail account set to Compose messages in HTML format and this is my ...
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How to export an email from Mail application?

I would like to export one particular email to .eml , so I can save it on my disk and then manually attach to another message. I am aware of those two options: export whole mailbox forward email as ...
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My iPhone / apple account might be hacked/ infected, looking for clarification and advice

Today I accidentally opened the Mail App on my iPhone after many years, never used it but it is connected to my apple ID/ iCloud. When it opened I noticed it had around 40 emails started. Each one was ...
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How to transfer Mac Mail signatures between computers

So, I need a way to transfer one Mac mail signature design to another computer. I don't know why this is so obtuse and hidden from users, but here's my issue. I'm using a Signature generator to ...
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Receiving spam email from my own iCloud account and my own IP address

I found a thread with a similar problem but it didn't seem to have a solution for this situation, so here goes: I have, on 3 occasions now, received spam email (iPhone XS fake promos) to my personal ...
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Spam (or just email) filters in iOS Mail.app

I know that iOS' Mail.app doesn't do automatic spam filtering. However, my ISP's spam filter is quite good, so it automatically marks all suspicious emails with "[SPAM]" on the Subject line. Thus, I'm ...
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Archive email to selfhosted cloud

Our users have a very small mailbox. Increasing it's size is out of the question and they're using only iPhones and iPads. There is a big possibility of them losing/destroying their devices (don't ...
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Default mail program for using Mail merge

I am trying to finish the last step to mail merge on MS Word/MS Excel/MS Outlook on Mac. The email option is not enabled and it says the default email program has to be set up to complete this step. ...
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Is there a way to block email tracking services on Apple's Mail app OTHER than blocking all remote images? Any extensions?

I work in an industry context where I deal with numerous promoters who all love to include click tracking software on their emails (both for opening message/links), for example via MailChimp, Constant ...
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Why is there so much outbound traffic from Airmail 3 (from Bloop)?

I have been using Airmail 3 (highly regarded email client from Bloop that you get via the Mac App store) for some time now, but I am not sure how trustworthy they are. What concerns me about the app ...
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iPhone: Disable syncing for mail account, but keep existing e-mails

I have a university e-mail account (Exchange, if that makes a difference) which for reasons that aren’t relevant to this question does not work at the moment. The underlying user account has been ...
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Duplicate emails when sending to group on iOS

I have a group in my contacts where some people have multiple emails addresses. Starting an email on macOS does what I want, but starting email on iOS tries to send email to all their addresses. ...
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How to find folder in MacOS Mail

I have a large number of message folders in MacOS Mail (v. 9.3, El Capitan 10.11.6), with a pretty deep hierarchy in places--I have folders in folders four or five deep in some places. (I am talking ...
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Is there a way to reset search in Mail?

I'm not sure how everyone is doing this. But I do roughly 20-30 mail searches a day. But when the search is done and now I want to see the top of my most recent email (for new emails and whatnot). ...
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OneNote 16.27 for iPhone won't attach pages as pdfs to Outlook 3.34.0 and gives no warning

I just sent an email out to a bunch of people with a procedure attached to it, and when I sent the email it was attached. When the people (and myself) received the email, it wasn't there! Is this a ...
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Prevent Mail.app from sending read receipts?

I just recently realised that Mail.app sends out "read receipts" without my knowledge if someone sends an email with a "Disposition-Notification-To" header to my work (MS Exchange) email account. This ...
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Outlook for Mac 2011 - how to delete buggy email in outbox that crashes Outlook

I have an email in my Outbox that continually crashes Outlook for Mac 2011 with a "rebuild database" error message. Rebuilding the database took days and never completed. If I start Outlook in safe ...
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Opened a zip file in a spam email which created a folder in the /net folder

I accidentally opened a zip file from a spam email. There is a text file in the zip file which I have also clicked to view. Later, I checked that this file has the following content: /net/us.e-fax....
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Moving mail from permanently offline account's inbox (macOS Mail.app)?

I have an old, no longer accessible IMAP account (or two) with mail that I need off of it. I can access the mail in this defunct account (cached/local copies now on my machine); but my attempts to ...
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Mails message contents not 'wrapping' (i.e. running off edge of box)

I use OSX 'Mail' to look at my email. I have received a message whose contents are not 'wrapping'. Usually, when I resize a window the line breaks reformat so that all the message can be seen. In ...
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How to change “display name” for email contact in mac mail?

Ive got an email contact with the email address careers@example.com , but for some reason in the "display name" for their email address in OSX mac mail, it shows up as "Studio - Example". Here is ...
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mail command on macOS

I created a script to send an email before and after a command is run using the mail command this way: #!/bin/bash echo "This is the body of the email" | mail -s "The command has started" user@...
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Is Apple's Mail.app more secure over using webmail? [closed]

I have heard that webmail services (even the one with E2EE) are prone to JavaScript based attacks, while native apps like Mail.app in macOS are secure against such attacks. Is this true? Is it better ...
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Can't add any email connection on macOS Mojave

I am not able to add a new internet account/email account to my Mac. After entering all required information, I am just seeing an infinity loop. No timeout - nothing. This happens with new ...
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Conversations in Mail not in chronological order

some conversations in my Mail are not shown in chronological order. The dates seem completely ordered at random. I have "Show most recent message at the top" enabled. But it shows no order at all, ...
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Attaching OneDrive File to Email in Outlook App

I'm using the Outlook mobile app for iOS as well as OneDrive. I'd like to attach files from OneDrive when I compose an email in Outlook, so I click on the paper clip, then choose Attach File, then ...
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Can I keep an email folder on a remote drive and have it appear in Mail when I mount that drive?

All of my mac's email is IMAP and kept on iCloud and I'm fine with that. However, I have an email hierarchy that I'd rather not keep locally on my machine or in the cloud and would prefer to keep it ...
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Mail application keeps disconnecting from IMAP sever on every email service

I have run into a very odd issue with Mac's Mail application on Mojave. I friend of mine brought their laptop to me to take a look at because their Yahoo kept giving a timeout error on the 'imap.mail....
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Adding social media icons to email signature apple mail with url or SVG, not by attachment

link to LinkedIn banner I want to add a LinkedIn badge in my email signature. However, even if I drag-drop from the browser, It is inserted as an attachment, which is personally super annoying. Is ...
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macOS Mojave 10.14.5: Can receive emails but cannot send

Since upgrading to macOS Mojave 10.14.5, I cannot send emails from Mail.app. They receive fine. This is not a network issue because if I open iCloud and use the web mail client, then it does send. ...
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iOS IMAP background sync for offline use

A script creates e-mails in specific folders (on a self hosted mail server) in 15 Minute intervals. The iOS mail client should download emails inside those folders while connected to Wi-Fi so all the ...
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macOS Mail.app loses usernames/password for Google Apps accounts

Background: I manage 2 computers, both 2017 MacBook Pros. One of which is running macOS High Sierra 10.13.x (latest sub version) for about 6 months. The other one was running the same, but is now ...
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How do I export emails to PDF without the “See More from…” history expanded at the end of the messages?

I want to generate a PDF of an email correspondence. I don't want my PDF to include, at the end of each email, a quoted history of every message prior to it. I open a conversation in Mail. I do not ...
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After importing mbox, Apple Mail does not show some messages on list

SUMMARY OF PROBLEM I'm trying to export mail from Outlook to Mac. I dragged an Outlook for Mac 2011 folder into a Mac folder, which created a .mbox file. In Apple Mail, I imported this. When I ...
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Unable to mail from command-line - public/pickup: No such file or directory

Attempting to send mails using mail(1) from the macOS terminal shell results in the following message and the mail is not sent. postdrop: warning: unable to look up public/pickup: No such file or ...
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Why are emails delivered as attachments from iPhone?

Why are my emails being delivered as attachments in .html format in my Outlook inbox when I send them from my iPhone, even when I am not attaching the HTML file with them?
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My own sent messages are marked as Spam? Really?

So, here's a new one for me: I was recently looking for an email I sent to pull an address from. It wasn't in the sent items, and after a bit of looking, I found it in the junk folder! This was an ...
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G Suite Emails are not all Showing Up in iPhone Mail App

I am able to add my g suite email account to my iPhone under Settings -> Passwords and Accounts. However, in the Inbox and All Mail folder, I can see the emails up to a few days ago and then the ...