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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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How do you delete a mailbox from your Yahoo app on the iPhone?

I have an iPhone 8 running the latest version of the yahoo mail app (4.37) In the app, I can either "Add another mailbox" or add another account thru "Manage Accounts" I initially added my account ...
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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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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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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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How do you get a clickable path to a file or folder?

I already saw a lot of questions and answers about how to copy the path of a file or folder using Automator. I personally like to use the copy option under the action menu on top of your finder ...
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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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The wrong name appears attached to my email. Somehow Mail thinks my email belongs to a different name

The wrong name appears attached to my email. It is not on my vCard - I have checked. I have deleted the card of the person who's name is used. I have checked "Previous recipients" and he does not ...
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Mail.app not connecting to Gmail

I'm running macOS Sierra on an early 2015 MacBook Air. I've used the Mail.app to connect to Gmail, as well as several other account profiles for years. Two days ago, the Gmail connection failed (...
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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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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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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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Mail.app : What do the padlock icons mean?

If I encrypt an email with S/MIME an icon showing a CLOSED padlock is displayed under "Security". However, if I encrypt using OpenPGP it's an OPEN padlock icon. Both are followed by the word "...
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Scrolling to the bottom of 500 emails

Is there an easy way to scroll up and down in the left hand pane in e-mail? I have my ipad set to display 500 emails and its a pain to get from an email at the bottom of the list to one back at the ...
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How to stop an iPhone from automatically deleting trashed emails over a week old?

Not for the first time, I'm adding an IMAP account to my iphone with over a year's worth of email in the Trash folder and my iPhone has deleted them all as the default setting is to purge emails over ...
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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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How can I disable inline attachment previews (i.e. view as icon by default) in Mac Mail in macOS Mojave?

I would like to disable inline attachment previews by default, and instead view all attachments as icons in Mac's Mail app in macOS Mojave. In High Sierra, the following terminal command was ...
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Does a Contacts Nickname transmit to anyone else; iMessage or email?

iOS 9.0.2 So I asked Siri to call me Sugar Daddy... Hilarious, right? Well I was using the e-mail app this morning, and when looking at a few e-mails I sent last night, I noticed that my name was ...
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Apple Mail not downloading attachments

I am using macOS Sierra. Recently, the Mail app started having problems with attachments. On many (but not all) messages, attachments show up, but they are displayed as "Mail Attachment", not as the ...
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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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Outlook 2016 Mac change order of accounts

Is there any way to change the order that multiple accounts are shown in the left (folders) pane of Outlook 2016 Mac's main window? Or do I have to delete the topmost account and add it again to move ...
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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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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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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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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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How to set reply-to address in Apple Mail

I have two accounts set up in Apple Mail. The second account is for backup purposes and because at times the primary account is unavailable. When that happens, I send from the second account but would ...
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Mechanism to sync mail accounts between Mac and iPhone

Is there a way for me to create an account using my Mac's Mail app and have the account sync over to my iPhone or vice versa? I have iCloud setup on both my Mac and iPhone, but I don't see the ...
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Set my default address for auto-fill?

Since updating to 10.7.2, the email addresses in my address book card seem to have re-prioritized themselves. Now when I use Auto-Fill, the wrong address pops up, and I don't see any way to change it. ...
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How can I tell if an email from Apple is genuine? I keep getting asked to verify my identity

How can I tell if an email from Apple is genuine. Have had 2 asking me to verify my identity
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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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Sorting email in conversations with Outlook in iOS

In the latest release of Microsoft Outlook for iOS (as of 2/26/2015), is there a way to change the sort behavior of message within a conversation? If I'm not mistaken, the messages are sorted from ...
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How to use Maildrop on original iPad mini?

I have an original iPad mini running iOS 9.3. When sending large eMail attachments, it doesn't ask me if I want to use Maildrop and fails miserably. My iPhone SE offers me to use Maildrop though How ...
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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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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 ...