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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Mac Mail deleted an entired thread of emails without my consent

This never happened to me before but yesterday I had a big thread of emails open on my Mail app (~60 emails) and I don't know how but today they're gone. This happened at my office. All the emails my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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remove duplicate emails

I have, due to aborted imports, many duplicate emails. How can I find these duplicate emails and delete them, the best would be to archive them first, just to be safe. I found http://www.nickshubin....
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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: 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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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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Save all images from all emails automatically

I receive lots of jpeg files on my mail, and in order for me to save it on my desktop I have to save them one by one. Is there any other way that I can save all the images without saving them one by ...
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Can I make push notifications for some email addresses only and not others on my iphone?

I have one email address i use to sign up for random stuff. and One that I only give out to people i trust. Over the years the one i use to sign up for stuff has gotten riddled with spam. the other ...
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How do I remove or delete an @me.com email?

I currently have 2 Apple IDs, one that uses my Gmail account and I have been using this one for a while now, this is the one I want to keep. When iCloud came out, I registered an @me.com email for ...
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Changing an Apple ID from one @icloud.com address to another

I have an Apple ID which ends with @icloud.com and I want to change it to another @icloud.com, @me.com, or @mac.com. I've found a page which describes how to do that but it seems it doesn't work for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Group members from Contact do not appear in Mail address

iMac using OS X 10.8.5. When using a Group from Contacts in a Mail address, all the Group list does not appear in the Mail address and those missing do not receive the email.
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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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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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Outlook 2016 - show sent messages in conversation list on the left

I use the conversation view so I can keep track of threads, but it's confusing not seeing my own replies in the list. Is there a way to get it to show my replies by default? I can see my replies if ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Apple Mail to Windows Outlook Migration

I am stuck in a situation here. I am migrating my email database from Apple Mail to Windows Outlook. Plenty of my emails were on the online web mail that were automatically downloaded when I signed in ...
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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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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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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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How to send an email from command line?

How to send an email from command line or script? I want to be able to run the script programmatically by passing the receiver and the message.
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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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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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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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“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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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 ...