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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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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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Prevent mail.app from using contacts from different account

I use mail.app on my company mac to send e-mail, which is an Exchange account, company contacts are also stored in Exchange. I'm also logged into my iCloud on this computer for Contacts and iMessage. ...
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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 ...
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Outlook for Mac 2016: How to write a rule to categorize based on body content

Outlook appears to have a rule allowing a message to be acted on based on content, but I have not been able to generate the magic incantation to get it to work. My goal is to get messages containing ...
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Cannot access SMTP server

I'm running on my iMac 10.11.6, using the default email. The last 2 months or so, I cannot send mail. All my settings are correct. I've had them checked by Apple, those who provide my mail service ...
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Unable to verify email account name/ password - is this effected by 2 stage verification?

I changed my email password as I had forgotten it (hotmail address) and when I was renewing it asked me to setup 2 stage verification. My email worked for 12 hours (i received emails) then stopped - ...
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Make Mail flags sync from mobile to desktop as a different default color

So the mail app has only one color of flag on mobile, which is fine. Given that, what I'd like to do is have that one color be not red once it syncs over. I already have messages sorted red, orange, ...
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Mail.app OSX wont receive email and email gets stuck in the outbox

Ive got an intermittent reoccurring issue on mac mail. I have this issue on 2 machines. Both machines are macbook pros, one is running 10.10.5 and the other 10.12.latest sub version. The issue/s are ...
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How does one import an old Exchange email archive into Apple Mail?

I have an archive of old emails from a former project that I worked on. On that project, I was given my own Exchange email address and subsequently have a ton of emails for which I created an archive. ...
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macOS Mail crashes when window is closed (app brought into background)

For the last year (possibly longer) the Mail app on my iMac crashes after I close the window (not quit, just close using the red X button in the top left corner, or with cmd+w). This happens 100% of ...
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Creating an iCloud Account

I'm starting a new iCloud account and it says it has sent a verification link to that email. How can i access that code if its needed to get into the email? Probably confusing haha,Thanks
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System mail from hbh_output

Firing up the terminal today gave me a surprise, since it said I have mail. For the first time in my life on a Mac I ran the mail app and it was a bounce e-mail for an unknown user: From MAILER-...
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OS X Mail: What circumstances are there were Mail rules could be delayed or not invoked

I have some rules set up in OS X mail to forward important messages (by containing a particular string in the subject) as MMS text to my phone. Obviously when the machine is off, internet is down, or ...
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Actual Image not shown in the Body of Apple Mail client

Products witnessed: iPad 2, iPad & iPhone X; iOS 11+; We send email broadcast of our reports to corporate customers; The email carries an attachment (*.pdf) as well as an image embedded in the ...
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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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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 ...